April 09, 1998 12:00 AM

Usually, the PEOPLE.com Daily delivers the Nielsen ratings on Wednesdays. So why this week on Friday? A computer error at the company — theirs, not ours — delayed the posting of the results, says the media service. After all that, nothing new really emerged from the count. Basically, “Survivor: The Australian Outback” and basketball on CBS did well. The XFL did not. Saturday night’s game on NBC matched the previous week’s record-low 1.5 rating. (The rating is the percentage of the nation’s estimated 102.2 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 1,022,000 households.) The prime-time Top 10 for the week of April 2-8:

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