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From Paris. 215184 WGN News 10:30 a.m. IB KTTV The Newlywed Game (TVG) EE KWHY Business News; Health News (10:50) 24 KVCR Scheewe Art Workshop B3KTBN Casey Treat S3 KDOC Southland Today B0 KLCS Futures; Math Talk (10:45) BRVO Opening Shot (TVGI 'The Child Photographers of Guatemala" Guatemalan children record their squalid lives. (Part 1 of 21 653726 DISN Pooh Corner (TVY) ESPN2ESPNews HIST Crusade in the Pacific (TVG) UFE Frugal Gourmet NICK Muppet Babies SCI-H Monsters (TVPGI TLC Lynette Jennings Home (TVG) VH1 Crossroads 11:00 a.m. BKCBS The Young and the Restless 36349 O KNBC News H KTLA News DKABC 3. KEYT General Hospital (TVPG (From 1994: BJ's death provides a heart for Maxie. (Part 1 of 21 58436 O KCAL Crook & Chase (TVG) Mackenzie Phillips; David Keith; low-fat snacks; beauty masques. 14165 ED KTTV I Love Lucy (TVG) EBKCOP Jenny Jones Troubled teens. 11691 EB KWHY Business News; California Stocks (11:20) 24 KVCR JoAnna Lund's Help Yourself EQKCETStorytime "Owl Eyes"; 'Tops & Bottoms." 96252 EQKMEXDosMujeres. un Camino (TVPGI 19233 M KMIR Sunset Beach (TV14) 500829 EE KTBN James Robison 42 KESQ Jeopardy! GBKVEA Guadalupe 55639 S3 KDOC Gunsmoke (TVPGI BO KLCS Kratts' Creatures Australia; kangaroos. 64766 OS KRCA Getting to Know Your Favorite Artists AMC Movie "Road to Rio" (1947)11 hr. 45 min.) 4145271 A&EColumbo(TVG) BET Planet Groove BRVO Opening Shot (TVG) (Part 2 of 2) 271 146 CNBC Money Wheel COM Saturday Night Live (TVPG) DSC Lynette Jennings Housesmart (TVGI DISN Gummi Bears (TVY) ESPN2 NBA 2Night HIST Combat at Sea (TVGI UFE Our Home (TVGI 233165 MTV Music Videos (TVPGI NICK Allegra's Window Allegra gets stage fright 378542 SCI-FI Night Gallery SHOW Movie "Robin and Marian" (1976) (1 hr. 52 min.) '015707(11:15) TLOeam living ITGI TNN VidecPM iTVGl LOS ANGELES TIMES WEEKEND hepestWfefC ist flits of MusicVideo TNTHothei (TVGf VH1 Greatest F WffiNSuwts of San Francisco 11:30 a.m. X KEYT News 13 KNBC EXTRA (TVPGI 8349 I KTLA Charles in Charge il KABC News EQ KTTV I Love Lucy (TVG) " CD KSCI Taiwan News ES KWHY Business News 24 KVCR Lawrence Welk ED KCET Shining Time Station 97981 ED KTBN Benny Hinn 42 KESQ General Hospital (TVPGI From 1994: BJ's death provides a heart for Maxie. (Part 1 of 2)78441 HDKLCSDichoyHecho: Skills (11:501 BRVO Opening Shot (TVG) 272875 CMAX Movie "Night of the Comet" (1984) (1 hr. 35 min.) 8347982 DISN Care Bears (TVY) ESPN2 NBA Finals Films FAM FIT TV Sampler NICK Gullah Gullah Island 379271 Sa-R Beyond Reality (TVPG) TLC Great Country Inns (TVG) TMC Movie "De Eso No SeHabla" (1994)(1 hr. 42 min.) 83315900(11:55) AFTERNOON Noon BKCBS News KNBC 36 KMIR Another World (TV141 97875 El KTLA Brady Bunch U KABC J KEYT 42 KESQ All My Children (TVPGI 44707 D KCAL Sports Baseball Angels at Oakland As. 503639 ED KTTV Andy Griffith (TVG) EE KCOP Montel Williams (TVPGI Bachelors select dates. 94349 EQ KSCI Mandarin Drama ES KWHY Business News; High-Tech Report (12:20) ESKCET The Puzzle Place Nuzzle takes Julie's doll. 65691 EQ KMEX Para Toda la Vida (TVPG) 85691 E0 KTBN The 700 Club EB KVEA Movie "Hombresde Tierra Caliente" (1983) (2 hr.) 23542 03 KDOC Perry Mason (TVPG) ED KLCS Film Feature G3 KRCA Daily Taiwan News & Special Report S3 KADY Sally Jessy Raphael (TVPGI 83287 BRVO Movie "Lifeboat" (19441(2 hr.) 178610 CNBC Street Signs CNN TalkBack Live Tommy Lasorda. 178639 COM Kids in the Hall (TVPG) DSC Start to Finish (TVGI DISN My Little Pony Tales (TVY) E! Talk Soup 983504 ESPN Inside the Senior PGA Tour ESPN2 Australian Rules Football FAM Rescue 911 (TVPGI FSWBull Riders Only HBO Movie "Kissing Miranda" (19951(1 hr.36 min.) 1339558 HIST The Real West (TVG) UFE Martha Stewart Living (TVG) Pickling; trellis; grilled pizza. 153766 MTVPinfield Suite (TVPG) NICK Little Bear 884788 SCI-H Incredible Hulk (TVGI TLC A Wedding Story (TVG) TNN America's Country Hits (TVG) TNT Wild, Wild West WGN Beauty and the Beast (TVPG) 12:30 p.m. , BKCBS The Bold and the Beautiful 16900 n KTLA Brady Bunch ED KTTV Andy Griffith (TVG) ES KWHY Business News; Show BizReport(12.50) 24 KVCR Country Connection With Bob Harvey EH KCET Mister Rogers 90875 OS KRCA Information Station AMC Movie "Road to Bali" (19521(1 hr. 45 min.) 55050097(12:45) COM Tracey Ullman (TVPGI DSC Interior Motives (TVG) DISN The Little Mermaid (TVY) E! Uncut 610146 ESPN Inside the PGA Tour UFE The Main Ingredient With Bobby Flay (TVG) -ft NIBK She i mnintstones(TVYTZ35l TLCAWeddin9Story.(TVG) 1 :00 p.m. BKCBS As the World Turns 11455 KNBC 3$ KMIR Days of Our Lives (TV14) 54833 El KTLA Sally Jessy Raphael (TVPG) MayDecember loves. 31287 B KABC 3 KEYT 42 KESQ One Life to Live (TVPG) 53455 EQ KTTV Beverly Hillbillies EB KCOP Ricki Lake Unwed parents. 23487 m KWHY NewsClosing Bell Report B0 KCET Reading Rainbow LeVar goes camping. 95271 EBKMEXLaSombradelOtro JJV14) 23469 G3 KTBN John Hagee 03 KDOC Barnaby Jones EB KLCS Reading Rainbow Earth's resources. 79320 ES KRCA Emperor of Chien Lung 13 KADY Jerry Springer (TV14I 96707 A&E The Cosby Mysteries (TVGI BET Rap City CMAX Movie "I Ought to Be in Pictures" (19821 (1 hr. 47 min.) 79082165(1:101 CNBC Market Wrap CNN Inside Politics 699707 COM The Daily Show (TVPGI Sammy Hagar. 8773610 DSC Home Matters (TVG) 534271 DISN DuckTales (TVY) E! Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous ESPN Sports Golf Memorial Tournament. First Round. From Dublin, Ohio. 788165 ESPN2 Motorcycle Racing FAM Home and Family 506523 FSW Cycle World HIST Movie "Breakthrough" (19501(2 hr.) 97165 UFE Supermarket Sweep (TVG) NICK The Busy World of Richard Scarry 359833 SCI-FI land of the Giants (TVG) SHOW Movie "The New Adventures of Pippi '. Longstocking"(1988)(1 hr. 41 min.) 92789542 (1:151 TBS Flintstones (TVY) (1:051 TLC Gardening Naturally (TVG) TNN Dallas (TVPGI TNT Movie "Pony Express' (1953)12 hr.) 526233 USA USA Live (TVPG) 932349 VH1 Jeff Goldblum Guests WGN Beverly Hills, 90210 (TVFG) 1:30 p.m. ED KTTV Beverly Hillbillies ID KSCI Nursery Stories 39726 ES KWHY Market Wrap-Up; Chart Watch (1:45) 54 KVCR Charlie Rose 447691 EQ KCET The Magic School Bus The class studies spiders. 99146 EE KTBN Rod Parsley 03 KOCE Bill Nye the Science Guy 725417 00 KLCS 1 Zone CNN EarlyPrime COM Or. Katz: Professional Therapist (TVG) DISN Charlie Brown and Snoopy (TVY) HBO Movie "Miracle on 34th Street" (1994) (1 hr. 54 min. 6974418(1:45) UFE Debt (TVGI NICK Papa Beaver's Storytime 616829 TBS California Dreams (TVG) 3431271 (1:351 TLC Hometime (TVG) TMC Movie "Funny Bones" (1995) (2 hr. 6 min.) 74078894(1:40) 2:00 p.m. BKCBS Gordon Elliott (TV14) Home security. 18455 B KNBC Sunset Beach (TV14) 41833 H KTLA Blossom (TVGJ U KABC 4 KEYT 42 KESQ General Hospital (TV14) 50455 ED KTTV Bobby's World (TVY) 1639 EBKCOP Jenny Jones (TVPG) Make-overs. 80287 ES KWHY You're on the Line 36271 ED KCET Baby Love EQ KMEX Quirpa de Tres Mujeres JTV14) 53417 .36 KMIR Ricki Lake 793097 Please see TV LOG, 50 Cliesl J r NBC Doing Well After The birth of a baby girl on "Mad About You," starring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, and Part 2 of "The Odyssey" delivered NBC another easy prime-time ratings win, according to results issued Wednesday by Nielsen Media Research. "The Odyssey" ranked No. 1 for the week in total viewers the first made-for-TV movie to do so in four years. Last week marked the end of the May ratings sweeps, and the combination of repeats and the holiday weekend dropped the four major networks to 58 of the prime-time audience, from an average 62 during the season. ABC did choose the weekend to kick off the three-part swan song of its legal drama Here are the rankings for national prime-time netwonX television last week (May 19-25) as compiled by Nielsen Media Research. They are based on the average number of people who watched a program from start to finish. Nielsen estimates that there are 251 million potential U.S. viewers age 2 and older. Viewership Is listed here In millions. Pfown wofV 91 1. "The Odyssey" Part 2 NBC 26.32 2. Mad About You NBC 25.67 3. Seinfeld NBC 23.36 4. Home Improvement ABC 22.46 5. Frasier (9:30 p.m.) NBC 20.01 6. Frasier NBC 19.23 7. MenBadly (9:30) NBC 18.09 8. Friends NBC 17.66 9. NYPOBlue ABC 17.26 10. "Barbara Walters" ABC 17.10 11. 3rd Rock From the Sun NBC 17.02 12. ER NBC 16.94 13. The Drew Carey Show ABC 16.63 14. Roseanne A8C 16.57 15. Dateline; NBC (Tue.) NBC 16.20 16. "Daytime Emmy Awards'' ABC 15.84 17. Touched by an Angel CBS 15.45 18. 2020 ABC 15.36 19. "True Woman" Part 2 CBS 15.18 20. Low 4 Order NBC 14.88 21. 'ThielierThanBkxxf CBS 14.76 22. Walker, Texas Ranger CBS 14.73 23. Cosby CBS 44.72 24. Chicago Hope CBS 14.32 25. Wings NBC 14.23 26. Beverly HUts, 90210 FOX 13.58 27. CyM CBS 13.S3 28. 60 Minutes CBS 13.23 29. ''National Geographic Special'' NBC 12.88 30. Murphy Brown CBS 12.55 31. Dateline: NSCffri.) NBC 12.42 32. "Detention: Johnson High'' ABC 12.41 33. Ink CBS 12.19 34. Metoje Place FOX 11.83 35. TheX-Flet FOX 11.43 36. "UnderSiege" CBS 11.38 37. The Nanny (8:30 p.m.) CBS 4. 11.16 38. Sabrtra. the Teenage Witch ABC 10.95 39. Step by Step ABC 10.89 40. The Nanny CBS 10.84 41. Promised Land CBS 10.79 42. "WcntfsScariestStmtouts'' FOX 10.70 43. Diagnosis Murder CBS 10.68 44. "David BMW. Street Mag" ABC 10.64 45. 48 Hois CBS 10.03 46. Turning Point ABC 9.92 47. Fame Matters ABC 9.65 48. Moloney CSS 9.59 49. Boy Meets WorM ABC 9.57 50. Earty Edition CBS 9.44 51. Unsolved Mysteries NBC 9.27 52. NashBrtdges CBS 9.19 53. Amsr. Fun. Videos (7:30 p.m.) ABC 8.67 54. "World's ScariestChases 2" FOX 861 55. 3rd Rock From the Sun NBC 8.57 56. The Simpsons FOX 8.39 TIPS FOB TODAY I II ul-Tj if tin City: "Deadly Drug Interactions" (1010:30 a.m.), KPCC-FM (89.3). 5-7 P-E-Urrj Martle'i Airta: Robert Elegant author of "Last Year in Hong Kong" (5-5:30 p.m.), "The Instability of the Film Business" (6-6:30 p.m.), KPCC-FM (89.3). 1-1:45 Pacific Spipioq Orctestri: Carl St.Clair conducts Mahler's 3rd Symphony, with contralto Ellen Rabtner, the Pacific Chorale Women's and Children's Choruses; live from the Orange County Center for the Performing Arts, KUSC-FM (91.5). DRAMA-COMEDTFAMILT 1.0-10:30 aJU 10-11130 pJU-Starytwe Tteittr: "Pecos Bill," read by Robin Williams, KPLS ifCT) Prime-Time National Nielsen Viewership ftp Helen Hunt, 57. 59. t: 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. TO. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 1-9:30 pi, 2-2:30 M.-Hm in. Will Trml: "The Colonel and the Lady," KNX (1070). 1:30-10 pjl, 2:30-3 IJL-Sispetse: "Ride Down Cajon." KNX (1070). MUSIC: CLASSIC! I-II iJL-rti Caaxtrt: Rubinstein (Concert Piece for Piano and Orchestra, Joseph Banowetz, Czech Radio Symphony Orches-tra), Bizet (Symphony in C, National Philharmonic), KKGO-FM (105.1). SPORTS Sports leptrts-15 and 45 minutes past the hour, KFWB (980), KMX (1070). 12:15 3:1b pm-Basebaf: Angers at Oakland As, KTZN (710). 5-8 pjai. BnesaR: Dodgers at St. Louis Cardi- TV Rankings 'Mad About YouY Arrival "Murder One," attracting about 8.3 million viewers, significantly fewer than CBS' rerun movie "Thicker Than Blood." "Murder One" concludes tonight The week's eries finales saw some gains but generally drew modest ratings. "Wings" flew off with its largest audience of the season, while the last "Roseanne" was watched by 16.6 million people a level the show had surpassed in Octoberas "Mad About You" dominated that hour. ' Third-place ABC's best news came outside prime time: After trailing NBC for months, "World News Tonight" has inched back ahead in the nightly news race three of the last four weeks. -BRIAN LOWRY Paul Reiser Murder One ABC 8.26 Dateline: NBC (Sun.) NBC 8.26 "1997 Essence Awards" FOX 8.14 Cops (8:30 p.m.) FOX 7.98 King of the Hill FOX 7.89 Star Trek Voyager UPN 7.86 Men Behaving Badly NBC 7.66 JAG 9 p.m.) CBS 7.64 "Star Trek VfcCountry" NBC 7.62 ft. Oukn. Medicine Woman CBS 7.54 NewsRadlo NBC 7.22 Cops FOX 7.19 Profiler NBC 7.00 America's Most Wanted FOX 6.99 JAG CBS 6.97 America's funniest Videos ABC 6.96 "Straight Tak" ABC 6.89 Wghlnddent ABC 6.67 Millennium FOX 6.65 'Beyond Belief: FaaFictjon" FOX 6.45 "Mr. Saturday Night" NBC 6.38 VrW Signs ABC 6.23 Gun ABC 5.66 SNders FOX 5.63 Second Noah ABC 5.43 Moesha UPN 4.59 The JamleFow Show WB 4.51 Dark Skies NBC 4.42 The Sentinel UPN 4.41 The Wayans Bros. WB 4.24 TthNeaven WB 4.15 m the House (Tue.) UPN 4.04 Malcolm Eddie UPN 3.93 The Steve Harvey Show (Wed.) WB 3.88 Sister, Sister WB 3.84 Sparks UPN 3.68 BammgZone UPN 3.53 IntheHouse UPN 3.45 Unhappily Ever After WB 3.40 RADIO Program 96. Buffy.the Vampire Slayer WB 3.36 97. GoodeSehavior UPN 3.25 98. The Steve Harvey Show WB 2.97 99. UfeWrm Roger WB 2.83 100. The Parent Hood WB 2.46 101. Nick Freno Licensed Teacher WB 2.36 102. Brotherly Love WB 2.16 Network Averages Here Is the number of viewers that each network averaged per hour of prime time, for last week and for the season. Last Week NBC 13.43 million CBS 11.81 ABC 11.17 FOX 9.29 UPN 4.55 WB 3.40 Season to Date - NBC 15. 13 million CBS 13.74 ABC 13.38 FOX 11.55 UPN 4.45 WB 3.60 Southland Viewing Here are Nielsen's Top 10 prime-time programs in the Los Angeles area during the same week. The rankings are based on the number of households watching. Ita- Hen- Profren tten IwMs 1. Mad About Vou 'KNBC 1.072.506 2. Frasier (9:30 p.m.) KNBC 1,032.970 3. Frasier KNBC 1,008,258 4. Home Improvement KABC 978.603 5. Seinfeld KNBC 909,409 6. Roseanne KABC 899.524 7. "The Odyssey" PL 2 KNBC 894,582 8. NYPOBlue KABC 874312 9. Beverly His, 90210 KTTV 859.985 10. Melrose Place KTTV 746,308 Friends KNBC 746,308 nHsTKABC (790), KWKW (1330TT" " U pm-tasketbaft NBA Playoffs, Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets, KLMfWO) Keai-3 i.a-8etw Prater, KABC (790). Xm-3 PJL-Larry Md Erie, KLSX-FM (97.1). U 7-1 pja-fresl Air, KPCC-FM (89.3). 130-3 pjL-lteJnnni: Vikram Chandra ("Love and Longing in Bombay"), KCRW-FM (89.9). 3-4:30 ul Imy Elder. KABC (790). 31 pjL-MickicI Reif KLTX (1390). 3-7M--ltrndRei,Kn(640). 3- 7 lJL-r Cwwij Ir. t 0n Stickler, KLSX- FM (97.1). 3:15-7 p.i-JM Cmrwei, KTZN (710). 3:30-5:30 pjL-a! (Tien, KIEV (870). 4- b B.B.-terry Hrm, KPFK-TM (99.7). - . ,iT' ' rri'r.VrrrT, tvv THURSDAY. MAY 29. 1997 49 www-

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