'Survivor' Outranks 'Friends'

05/14/1998 at 12:00 AM EDT

CBS's "Survivor: The Australian Outback" is proving itself to be Thursday night's bully, despite a slight week-to-week dip in the Nielsen ratings. NBC's "Friends" trails behind the reality show, though outtakes from past episodes of the sitcom scored high -- higher, in fact, than the special 40-minute "Friends" episode last week. (The rating is the percentage of the nation's estimated 102.2 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 1,022,000 households.) The Top 10 for the week of Feb. 12-18:
1. "ER," NBC, 18.1, 18.5 million homes
2. "Survivor II," CBS, 16.6, 17.0 million homes
3. "Friends Outtakes," NBC, 14.4, 14.7 million homes
4. "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 14.1, 14.4 million homes
5. "Friends," NBC, 14.0, 14.3 million homes
6. "Law & Order," NBC, 13.8, 14.1 million homes
7. "The Practice," ABC, 12.9, 13.1 million homes
8. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," Sunday, ABC, 12.6, 12.9 million homes
9. "Will & Grace," NBC, 12.5, 12.8 million homes
10. "The West Wing," NBC, 12.2, 12.5 million homes

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters