Friday, May 19, 2017

#1 in 2001: Friends

They had been a phenomenon for many years, but this would be the first time they sat atop the Nielsens. The show almost died an early death when the cast held the show for ransom after it became a big success, but NBC kept shoveling money at them. The show's stars would never reach the same heights afterwards, but the sow made them all extremely wealthy.