NEW YORK -- CBS was the No. 1 prime time network last week, giving the network its 16th win in the 23-week-old television season.
The A. C. Nielsen prime time ratings for the week ending March 4 gave CBS an 18.7 rating with a 29 percent share of the viewing audience, ABC a 18.1 rating with a 28 share and NBC a 13.8 rating with a 22 share.
Part II of the two-part ABC miniseries 'Lace' was the top ranked program of the week with a 31.7 rating and a 46 share. The 5-hour drama was the highest rated miniseries of the season.
CBS' presentation of the Grammy awards was the No. 2 show with a 30.7 rating and a 45 share and ABC's Sunday night movie, a remake of 'Streetcar Named Desire' starring Ann-Margret and Treat Williams, was No. 6 with a 23.1 rating and a 39 share.
In the 23-week-old television season, CBS has won the prime time ratings 16 times, ABC 6 and NBC 1.
'CBS Evening News with Dan Rather' had a 14.3 rating with a 24 share, ABC's 'World News Tonight' had an 11.9 rating with a 20 share and 'NBC Nightly News' had an 11.2 rating with a 19 share.
The Top 10 prime time shows for the week ending March 4, according to the A.C. Nielsen Co., were:
1. ABC Monday Movie (Lace Part II)
2. Grammy Awards (CBS)
3. Dallas (CBS)
4. Simon and Simon (CBS)
5. Dynasty (ABC)
6. ABC Sunday Movie (Streetcar Named Desire)
7. 60 Minutes (CBS)
8. Knots Landing (CBS)
9. TV Bloopers, Commercials, Jokes (NBC)