MNF kicks ABC up to no. 1 in NIELSENS12/31/2000 07:00:00 PM Eastern
Boosted by a strong Monday Night Football
game and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?,
ABC won the week of Dec. 18-24 in adults 18-49 and in total viewers. ABC averaged 11.8 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/13 share in adults 18-49, said Nielsen Media Research. ABC beat CBS (9.6 million) in total viewers by 23% and beat Fox (3.4/10) and NBC (3.4/10) by 24% in adults 18-49.