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Prime-Time Nielsen Ratings

Prime-time ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research for April 16-22. Top 20 listings include the week's ranking, with rating for the week and season-to-date rankings in parentheses.

An "X" in parentheses denotes a one-time-only presentation. The rating is the percentage of the nation's estimated 100.8 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 1,008,000 households.

1. (2) "E.R.," NBC, 16.5, 16.9 million homes.

1. (1) "Survivor II," CBS, 16.5, 16.9 million homes.

3. (12) "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 14.8, 15.1 million homes.

4. (5) "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Sunday," ABC, 13.1, 13.4 million homes.

5. (10) "The Practice," ABC, 12.0, 12.2 million homes.

6. (4) "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Tuesday," ABC, 11.7, 111.0 million homes.

6. (X) "Weakest Link-Wednesday," NBC, 11.7, 11.9 million homes.

8. (X) "Barbara Walters," ABC, 11.6, 11.8 million homes.

9. (5) "Friends," NBC, 11.4, 11.6 million homes.

10. (X) "Law and Order," NBC, 11.1, 11.3 million homes.

11. (7) "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS, 11.0, 11.3 million homes.

12. (15) "60 Minutes," CBS, 10.8, 11.1 million homes.

13. (11) "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Thursday," ABC, 10.3, 10.6 million homes.

14. (16) "Becker," CBS, 9.9, 10.2 million homes.

14. (18) "Who Wants to be a Millionaire-Friday," ABC, 9.9, 10.1 million homes.

16. (24) "Weakest Link-Monday," NBC, 9.8, 10.0 million homes.

17. (14) "Will & Grace," NBC, 9.7, 9.9 million homes.

18. (33) "The District," CBS, 9.4, 9.6 million homes.

19. (20) "Just Shoot Me," NBC, 9.2, 9.4 million homes.

19. (26) "NYPD Blue," ABC, 9.2, 9.4 million homes.

19. (23) "Touched by an Angel," CBS, 9.2, 9.4 million homes.