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"Friends" pulls ratings win

Nov 26, 2001 | 10:34am EST

Brad Pitt's appearance on Friends Thursday night produced the show's biggest win yet over the Survivor series on CBS. According to Nielsen Research, Friends, which co-stars Pitt's wife, Jennifer Aniston, drew a 12.7 rating and a 25 share, versus a 9.6/19 for Survivor: Africa. NBC won the night with an average 12.1/23, followed by CBS with a 10.3/19. UPN, thanks to WWF Smackdown!, was in third place with a 3.7/7, while ABC landed in fourth with a lowly 3.3/6.

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