NIELSEN RATINGS

According to the A.C. Nielsen Co., here are the top 10 shows for the week ending Dec. 10, their networks and ratings. (Each rating point equals 959,000 homes.)1. ER NBC 24.1

2. Seinfeld NBC 21.9

3. Caroline in the City NBC 18.9

4. Home Improvement ABC 16.8

5. Friends NBC 16.6

6. Monday Night Football ABC 16.4

7. Single Guy NBC 15.9

8. Coach ABC 14.7

9. 60 Minutes CBS 14.6

10. Barbara Walters Special ABC 14.4