NBC regained its No. 1 ratings status on the strength of prime time programs that captured five of the top 10 slots in the weekly ratings race.

CBS' "60 Minutes" was the most-watched program for the second consecutive week, while NBC's "Cheers" and "L.A. Law" finished second and third, respectively, according to the A.C. Nielsen Co.Altogether, 10 of the week's top 20 programs were NBC products, including "Golden Girls," "Empty Nest," "Unsolved Mysteries," "Matlock" and "Wings."

NBC won the network race with a 13 average, followed by ABC with 12.4 and CBS with 11.5. Each point represents 931,000 households.

ABC and Peter Jennings won the network news battle again with an 11.4 average. NBC Tom Brokaw, was second with 9.7, while CBS Rather placed third with 9.2.

Here are the top 10 shows, their network and rating: 1. "60 Minutes," CBS, 19.7; 2. "Cheers," NBC, 19.1; 3. "LA Law," NBC, 18.6; 4. (tie) "Family Matters," ABC and "Major Dad," CBS, 17.4; 6. "20/20," ABC, 17.3; 7. (tie) "A Different World" and "In the Heat of the Night," NBC, and "Murphy Brown," CBS, 17.2; 10. "Cosby," NBC, 16.9.