The Jacksons hit the charts again, this time in a made-for-TV movie about the singing clan that helped ABC to its third straight weekly ratings win.

      ABC had a 13.4 percent average rating for the week of Nov. 9-15, according to figures released by the A.C. Nielsen Co. CBS was second with a 12.9 average, followed by NBC with an 11.6 average.Each ratings point represents 921,000 homes.

      The networks are battling through November sweeps, one of four periods each year in which local stations set advertising rates. The sweeps run through Nov. 25.

      Part one of "The Jacksons: An American Dream" finished in third place.

      ABC also got a boost from its comedy "Roseanne," which finished second. The episode introduced Morgan Fairchild as the gay love interest for regular guest Sandra Bernhard.

      The top spot went to the CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes," and the CBS comedy "Murphy Brown" was fourth. NBC's "Cheers" was fifth.

      Two ABC comedies, "Coach" and "Home Improvement," were six and seventh, respectively.

      Rounding out the top 10 were part two of the CBS movie "Sinatra" in eighth, "Murder She Wrote" on CBS in ninth and ABC's "Monday Night Football" in 10th.

      ABC was first among network news shows with an 11.8 average rating, followed by CBS with a 10.5 and NBC with a 9.3.

      Here are the top 20 prime time broadcasts, their network and rating:

      1. "60 Minutes," CBS, 22.5; 2. "Roseanne," ABC, 21.4; 3. "The Jacksons" (ABC Sunday Night Movie), 21.1; 4. "Murphy Brown," CBS, 20.4; 5. "Cheers," NBC, 19.7; 6. "Coach," ABC, 18.2; 7. "Home Improvement," ABC, 17.9; 8. "Sinatra" (CBS Tuesday Movie), 17.2; 9. "Murder She Wrote," CBS, 16.9; 10. "Monday Night Football," ABC, 16.8.

      11. "Wings," NBC, 16.2; 12. "Full House," ABC, 16.1; 13. "Unsolved Mysteries," NBC, 16.0; 14. "Fatal Memories" (NBC Monday Movie), 15.8; 15. "Love and War," CBS, 15.7; 16. "20/20," ABC, 15.4; 17. "Fresh Prince of Bel Air," NBC, 15.2; 18. "Evening Shade," CBS, 15.1; 19. (tie) "Northern Exposure," CBS, and "Hearts Afire," CBS, 15.0.