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TV RATINGS

Here's a line television executives probably never thought they'd read: CBS won the week's ratings race on the strength of its Thursday night schedule.

The week's two most-watched programs _ Survivor and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation _ ran back-to-back that night on CBS, Nielsen Media Research said Tuesday.

For the week, CBS averaged 12.2-million viewers. ABC had 12.1-million. NBC had 9.9-million, Fox had 8.4-million, UPN had 3.4-million, the WB had 3.1-million, and Pax TV had 1.5-million.

In the evening news ratings race, NBC's Nightly News led with 11.3-million, ABC's World News Tonight had 10.3-million and the CBS Evening News had 9.4-million.

1. Survivor II, CBS, 17.1

2. CSI, CBS, 14.4

3. Millionaire-Wed., ABC, 14.0

4. Millionaire-Tue., ABC, 12.8

5. The Practice, ABC, 12.4

6. Millionaire-Sun., ABC, 12.1

7. Millionaire-Thur., ABC, 11.8

8. Raymond, CBS, 11.7

8. Frasier, NBC, 11.7

10. 60 Minutes, CBS, 10.7

10. Becker, CBS, 10.7

12. Law and Order, NBC, 10.5

12. Millionaire-Fri., ABC, 10.5

14. ER, NBC, 10.0

15. 48 Hours, CBS, 9.6

16. Second Honeymoon, CBS, 9.5

16. NYPD Blue, ABC, 9.5

16. West Wing, NBC, 9.5

19. 20/20-Fri., ABC, 9.3

20. Fighting Fitzgeralds, NBC, 9.2

20. Three Sisters, NBC, 9.2

22. The District, CBS, 9.1

23. Primetime Thursday, ABC, 9.0

24. Frasier, NBC, 8.9

24. Friends, NBC, 8.9

26. 60 Minutes II, CBS, 8.7

26. The Simpsons, Fox, 8.7

26. Touched by an Angel, CBS, 8.7

29. Dateline-Mon., NBC, 8.5

29. King of Queens, CBS, 8.5

29. Women of Camelot, NBC, 8.5

29. Will and Grace, NBC, 8.5

33. Dateline-Tue., NBC, 8.4

34. Drew Carey, ABC, 8.2

35. Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 7.9

_ Times wires

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