July 13, 1995 in Features

‘Friends’ Captures Top Spot

Entertainment News Wire

NBC’s Thursday night twosome of “Friends” and “Seinfeld” captured the top two spots in the Nielsen ratings last week.

“Friends” was the No. 1 show with a 15.0 rating/26 share, according to Nielsen ratings released Tuesday.

NBC won the week with a 7.7 rating, followed by ABC and CBS in a tie for second (7.2), Fox (4.5), UPN (1.7) and WB (1.6).

A rating point equals 954,000 television households. A share is the percentage of TV sets tuned to a particular program.

Here are the top 10 primetime programs for July 3-9, their networks, ratings and shares.

1. “Friends” (rerun) NBC 15.0/26

2. “Seinfeld” (rerun) NBC 14.4/26

3. “Grace Under Fire” (rerun) ABC 13.4/25

4. “Roseanne” (rerun) ABC 13.2/23

5. “ER” (rerun) NBC 12.5/23

5. “NBC Sunday Night Movie” (rerun) ABC 12.5/22

7. “20/20” ABC 12.2/24

8. “Primetime Live” ABC 11.8/22

9. “60 Minutes” (rerun) CBS 11.0/23

9. “CBS Sunday Movie” (rerun) CBS 11.0/19

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