February 1, 1996 in Features

Nielsen Ratings

 

Prime-time ratings as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for Jan. 22-28. Top 20 listings include the week’s ranking, with rating for the week, season-to-date rankings in parentheses, and total homes.

An “X” in parentheses denotes one-time-only presentation. A rating measures the percentage of the nation’s 95.9 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 959,000 households.

1. (X) “Super Bowl XXX,” NBC, 46.1, 44.2 million homes

2. (X) “Super Bowl XXX Kickoff,” NBC, 35.5, 34.0 million homes

3. (X) “Super Bowl XXX Post Game,” NBC, 35.0, 33.6 million homes

4. (X) “Friends,” NBC, 29.6, 28.4 million homes

5. (1) “ER,” NBC, 23.7, 22.7 million homes

6. (2) “Seinfeld,” NBC, 22.0, 21.1 million homes

7. (4) “Caroline in the City,” NBC, 18.5, 17.7 million homes

8. (3) “Friends,” NBC, 18.2, 17.5 million homes

9. (X) “Mad About You,” NBC, 16.8, 16.1 million homes

10. (18) “PrimeTime Live,” ABC, 15.3, 14.7 million homes

11. (8) “3rd Rock From the Sun,” NBC, 15.0, 14.4 million homes

12. (12) “Grace Under Fire,” ABC, 14.8, 14.2 million homes

13. (X) “Home Improvement,” ABC, 14.7, 14.1 million homes

14. (20) “Chicago Hope,” CBS, 13.9, 13.3 million homes

15. “Jeff Foxworthy Show,” ABC, 13.6, 13.0 million homes

16. (21) “NBC Monday Night Movie: The Babysitter’s Seduction,” NBC, 12.9, 12.4 million homes

17. (18) “Nanny,” CBS, 12.7, 12.2 million homes

18. (13) “20/20,” ABC, 12.6, 12.1 million homes

19. (22) “Walker, Texas Ranger,” CBS, 12.4, 11.9 million homes

20. (25) “ABC Monday Night Movie: Innocent Victims Part 2,” 12.2, 11.7 million homes

21. “Family Matters,” ABC, 12.1

22. “Murphy Brown,” CBS, 11.9

23. “Boy Meets World,” ABC, 11.6

24. (X) “World Professional Figure Skating Championships,” NBC, 11.4

25. “Ellen,” ABC, 11.3


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