'Survivor' Still Top Show

CBS’s No. 1 ranked “Survivor” continues its hold on the viewing populace, according to Nielsen Media Research, while the same network’s “Big Brother” (which draws a smaller audience) beat a repeat of NBC’s “Friends” last Thursday. CBS also announced yesterday that it will expand “Big Brother” from five nights a week to six, and that there will now be a Wednesday program that follows “Survivor.” Last week’s Top 10 shows (a rating point represents 1,008,000 households, or 1% of the nation’s estimated 99.4 million TV homes):

1. “Survivor,” CBS, 15.0, 15.07 million homes

2. “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire – Thursday,” ABC, 14.7, 14.81 million homes

3. “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire – Tuesday,” ABC, 14.1, 14.21 million homes

4. “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire – Sunday,” ABC, 13.7, 13.79 million homes

5. “20/20 Downtown,” ABC, 10.2, 10.29 million homes

6. “Baseball All-Star Game,” NBC, 10.1, 10.16 million homes

7. “The Practice,” ABC, 9.5, 9.55 million homes

8. “Law and Order,” NBC, 9.1, 9.19 million homes

9. “Everybody Loves Raymond,” CBS, 8.8, 8.90 million homes

10. “Judging Amy,” CBS, 8.4, 8.46 million homes

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