ABC topped the ranks in total viewers behind the tunes in its original treatment of South Pacific on Monday night, while Fox won among 18-49ers.
South Pacific drew 15.8 million viewers for the mouse. Fox's dynamic sitcom duo of Boston Public and Ally McBeal beat a CBS rerun lineup in the Monday night ratings. Boston scored a 5.5 rating, 14 share among 18-49ers in Nielsen fast national numbers, while McBeal scored a 6.6/16. An Everybody Loves Raymond repeat hit a 6.9/16, while Becker drew a 5.6/13.
- Richard Tedesco