NBA Wins Nielsens

updated 06/21/2001 at 12:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/20/2001 11:46AM

NBC's NBA finals grabbed the top two slots in the Nielsen ratings race for last week. Two editions of ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and NBC's "Weakest Link" also found themselves in the winner's circle. For the week of June 11-17, NBC averaged 9.8 million viewers, while CBS had 8.3 million viewers and ABC had 7.8 million viewers. Fox had 5.0 million, UPN had 2.8 million, the WB had 2.4 million and Pax TV had 1.4 million. The Top 10 shows: 1. "NBA Finals Game 4: L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia," NBC, 12.6, 12.8 million homes 2. "NBA Finals Game 5: L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia," NBC, 11.2, 11.4 million homes 3. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," Tuesday, ABC, 10.1, 10.3 million homes 4. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," Thursday, ABC, 9.8, 91.0 million homes 5. "Primetime Thursday," ABC, 9.7, 9.9 million homes 6. "NBA Finals Tip-Off Game 4: L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia," NBC, 9.6, 9.8 million homes 7. "Weakest Link," NBC, 9.3, 9.5 million homes 8. "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS, 8.9, 9.0 million homes. 9. "20/20-Friday," ABC, 8.0, 8.2 million homes 10. (tie) "Becker," CBS, 7.5, 7.7 million homes 10. (tie) "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 7.5, 7.7 million homes

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