OCTOBER 12, 1997

By EW Staff
Updated October 18, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT

AT THE MOVIES, the thriller Kiss the Girls, starring Morgan Freeman (left), cops the top spot in its second week at the box office with an $11 million gross. ON TV, 32 million viewers monitor NBC’s ER, making the medical drama the week’s most-watched show. IN MUSIC, Boyz II Men’s Evolution begins life as the No. 1 album on the Billboard chart. AND IN THE NEWS, proclaiming ”We have to guarantee the revolution,” 71-year-old Cuban president Fidel Castro announces that his 66-year-old brother, Raul, will succeed the long-serving Communist leader after he dies.