By Stephen M. Silverman
Updated September 16, 1998 12:00 AM
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There were huge overnight ratings for the two-hour “Beverly Hills, 90210” finale on Fox Wednesday night: an average of 14.3 million viewers. Variety reports that the show’s numbers were its best in nearly five years and that the finale outdrew ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and the first hour of the CBS mini-series hit “Jesus.” (“Millionaire” is becoming the yardstick by which the popularity of shows is measured.) As for the overall success of “Jesus,” it reportedly tied with ABC’s “The Beach Boys” as the highest-rated miniseries of the season.