'Survivor' No. 1, but 'Millionaire' Has No. 6

08/26/1998 AT 12:00 AM EDT

"Survivor" grabbed its highest viewership ever, according to the Nielsens for the week of July 3-9, while "Big Brother" is yo-yoing in the ratings. Meanwhile, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" is still going strong and had its sixth -- and youngest -- top-prize winner last night, when David Goodman, 24, of Maryland, successfully identified Peru as the country of origin for Paddington Bear. 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, 15.2, 15.33 million homes

2. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire - Thursday," ABC, 14.0, 14.16 million homes

3. "Big Brother," CBS, 13.9, 13.97 million homes

4. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Sunday," ABC, 12.7, 12.83 million homes

5. "48 Hours," CBS, 10.5, 10.59 million homes

6. "60 Minutes," CBS, 9.8, 9.84 million homes

7. "20/20-Downtown," ABC, 9.3, 9.32 million homes

8. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire - Tuesday," ABC, 8.7, 8.81 million homes

9. "Law and Order," NBC, 8.5, 8.55 million homes

10. "Touched by an Angel," CBS, 8.4, 8.46 million homes

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