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1969–70 United States network television schedule

This was the television schedule on all three networks for the fall season beginning in September 1969. All times are Eastern and Pacific.

New fall series are highlighted in bold.

Each of the 30 highest-rated shows is listed with its rank and rating as determined by Nielsen Media Research.[1]

     Yellow indicates the programs in the top 10 for the season.
     Cyan indicates the programs in the top 20 for the season.
     Magenta indicates the programs in the top 30 for the season.

Contents

SundayEdit

MondayEdit

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall 7:30 The Music Scene / 8:15 The New People Lana Turner starring in Harold Robbins' "The Survivors" Love, American Style
Winter It Takes a Thief ABC Monday Night Movie Now
CBS Gunsmoke (2/25.9) Here's Lucy (6/23.9) Mayberry R.F.D. (4/24.4) The Doris Day Show (10/22.8) The Carol Burnett Show (13/22.1)
NBC My World and Welcome to It Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1/26.3) NBC Monday Night at the Movies

TuesdayEdit

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC The Mod Squad (23/20.8) ABC Movie of the Week (22/20.9) Marcus Welby, M.D. (8/23.7)
CBS Lancer The Red Skelton Hour (7/23.8) The Governor & J.J. CBS News Hour / 60 Minutes
NBC I Dream of Jeannie The Debbie Reynolds Show Julia (28/20.1) NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies / First Tuesday (once a month)

WednesdayEdit

ThursdayEdit

FridayEdit

SaturdayEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Highest-rated series is based on the annual top-rated programs list compiled by Nielsen Media Research and reported in: Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.

Additional sourcesEdit

  • Castleman, H. & Podrazik, W. (1982). Watching TV: Four Decades of American Television. New York: McGraw-Hill. 314 pp.
  • McNeil, Alex. Total Television. Fourth edition. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-024916-8.
  • Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (1964). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (3rd ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 0-345-31864-1.