nbc, abc win the week10/29/2000 07:00:00 PM Eastern
Week three of the new season (Oct. 16-22) went to NBC in adults 18-49 (5.1 rating) and to ABC in the total-viewers (12.9 million) race. For both networks, it was the second consecutive weekly win in the categories. FOX finished a strong second in adults 18-49, averaging a 4.7 rating, with ABC third at a 4.6 and CBS fourth at a 3.4 national rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. In total viewers, NBC placed second with 12.2 million and CBS and FOX tied 11.4 million viewers.