The Nielsen Media Research television rating measures the percentage of television owners who are watching a particular television program. The highest-rated television program in television history was the M*A*S*H Last Episode Special shown on February 28, 1983. A 60.2 rating indicated that 60.2% of all television owners were watching this program.
Nielsen Media Research provided the list of the 50 top-rated single shows in television history (The New York Times Almanac, 2006). The following data show the television network that produced each of these 50 top-rated shows.
a. Construct a frequency distribution, percent frequency distribution, and bar chart for the data.
b. Which network or networks have done the best in terms of presenting top-rated television shows? Compare the performance of ABC, CBS, and NBC.

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