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Simpsons paces Fox lineup

Led by The Simpsons and Malcolm in the Middle, Fox's Sunday
night lineup cleaned up with young adult viewers.

The Simpsons was the top-rated
show among adults 18-49 with a 7.1 rating, 17 share and drew 14.4 million
viewers.

Malcolm In the Middle followed with a 6.5/15 and
13.8 million viewers.

The X-Files wrapped the night for Fox with a 4.6/11 and 9.5 million takers.

Fox averaged 13.8 million viewers and a 6.4 rating among 18-49ers. That topped ABC's 12.6 million viewers and a 5.0 average rating among 18-49ers.

ABC's The Practice pulled the
night's biggest audience, 16.4 million viewers, and a 6.4/16.

Rookie CIA drama Alias preceded it with 10.3 million viewers and a 4.6/11.

NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent drew 12.8 million viewers and a 4.5/10 up against X-Files and a Hallmark Hall of Fame film on CBS.

That movie, a World War II drama called In Love and War, drew 11.8 million viewers and a 2.6/9.
- Richard Tedesco