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1992–93 United States network television schedule

This was the television schedule on all four United States commercial broadcast television networks for the fall season beginning in September 1992. All times are Eastern and Pacific, with certain exceptions, such as Monday Night Football.

New 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]

     Lime indicates the #1 most watched program of the season.
     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.
     Orange indicates the programs in the top 40 for of the season.
     Silver indicates the programs in the top 50 for of the season.

PBS, the Public Broadcasting Service, was in operation, but the schedule was set by each local station.

Contents

Sunday [2]Edit

Network 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Life Goes On (84/8.8) America's Funniest Home Videos (33/12.2) America's Funniest People (41/11.5) The ABC Sunday Night Movie (28/13.3)
Spring America's Funniest Home Videos (33/12.2) America's Funniest People (41/11.5) Day One (50/10.7)
Follow-up Dinosaurs (60/10.1)
CBS 60 Minutes (1/21.9) Murder, She Wrote (5/17.7) CBS Sunday Movie (9/16.1)
Fox Fall Great Scott! (136/4.2) The Ben Stiller Show (139/4.0) In Living Color (53/10.4) Roc (71/8.9) Married... with Children (#37/11.9) Herman's Head (89/8.7) Flying Blind (128/5.4) Woops! (133/4.4)
Follow-up The Ben Stiller Show (139/4.0)
Summer Danger Theatre: The Searcher/Tropical Punch/357 Marina del Rey
NBC Secret Service (115/6.6) I Witness Video (73/9.6) NBC Sunday Night Movie (35/12.1)

Monday [2]Edit

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (109/7.0) Monday Night Football (7/16.7)
Follow-up FBI: The Untold Stories (52/10.4) American Detective (45/11.1)
Winter The ABC Monday Night Movie (36/11.9)
CBS Fall Evening Shade (19/14.5) Hearts Afire (20/14.2) Murphy Brown (4/17.9) Love & War (15/14.7) Northern Exposure (11/15.2)
Spring Bob (72/9.6)
Summer Major Dad (69/9.8)
Fox Fox Night at the Movies (123/6.2) Local
NBC The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (18/14.6) Blossom (27/12.5) NBC Monday Night at the Movies (23/13.9)

Tuesday [2]Edit

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Full House (10/15.8) Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (17/14.6) Roseanne (2/20.7) Coach (6/17.5) Going to Extremes (76/9.4)
Follow-up The Jackie Thomas Show (16/14.6)
Winter Civil Wars (80/8.9)
Spring Homefront (86/8.7)
Follow-up Delta (71/9.6)
CBS Rescue 911 (12/15.1) CBS Tuesday Movie (14/14.8)
Fox Winter (began Jan. 19th) Class of '96 (135/4.3) Key West (132/4.5) Local
Spring TriBeCa
NBC Fall Quantum Leap (91/8.5) Reasonable Doubts (90/8.6) Dateline NBC (49/10.8)
Summer Route 66 South Beach

Note: Fox added a Tuesday night lineup in January, giving it a schedule on all seven nights of the week for the first time.

Wednesday [2]Edit

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall The Wonder Years (54/10.3) Doogie Howser, M.D.(57/10.2) Home Improvement (3/19.2) Laurie Hill (38/11.8) Civil Wars (80/8.9)
Follow-up Coach (6/17.5)
Winter Going to Extremes (76/9.4)
Spring Sirens (55/10.3)
Follow-up Home Free (81/8.9)
Summer Street Match
CBS Fall The Hat Squad (99/8.0) In the Heat of the Night (37/11.9) 48 Hours (27/13.5)
Winter Space Rangers (82/8.9)
Spring How'd They Do That? (44/11.2)
Fox Beverly Hills, 90210 (62/10.1) Melrose Place (112/7.0) Local
NBC Fall Unsolved Mysteries (21/14.2) Seinfeld (25/13.6) Mad About You (68/9.9) Law & Order (59/10.2)
Winter Homicide: Life on the Street

Thursday [2]Edit

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Delta (71/9.6) Room for Two (105/7.4) Homefront (86/8.7) Primetime Live (22/14.1)
Winter Matlock (28/13.3) Jack's Place (97/8.1)
Spring The Commish
CBS Fall Top Cops (51/10.7) Street Stories with Ed Bradley (47/11.0) Middle Ages
Follow-up Knots Landing (42/11.5)
Spring Picket Fences (83/8.9)
Fox Fall The Simpsons (30/13.0) Martin (46/11.1) The Heights (127/5.6) Local
Follow-up In Living Color (87/8.7) Down the Shore (122/6.2)
NBC Fall A Different World (74/9.6) Rhythm & Blues (92/8.5) Cheers (8/16.1) Wings (31/13.0) L.A. Law (40/11.6)
Follow-up Out All Night (102/7.7) A Different World (74/9.6)
Winter Cheers repeats Wings (31/13.0) Seinfeld (25/13.6)
Spring Crime & Punishment
Follow-up Wings L.A. Law

Friday [2]Edit

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Family Matters (32/12.6) Step By Step (34/12.2) Dinosaurs (60/10.1) Camp Wilder (77/9.1) 20/20 (12/15.1)
Spring Getting By (39/11.8) Where I Live (61/10.1)
Summer Dinosaurs Home Free
Follow-up Perfect Strangers
CBS Fall The Golden Palace (66/10.0) Major Dad (69/9.8) Designing Women (67/9.9) Bob (72/9.6) Picket Fences (83/8.9)
Spring Good Advice (75/9.5) Bodies of Evidence (95/8.3)
Follow-up Dudley (78/9.1)
Summer Cutters Street Stories Johnny Bago
Follow-up Brooklyn Bridge
Fox Fall America's Most Wanted (104/7.5) Sightings (117/6.6) Likely Suspects (137/4.1) Local
Winter Sightings
NBC Fall Final Appeal (116/6.6) What Happened? (106/7.4) The Round Table (111/7.0) I'll Fly Away (113/6.9)
Follow-up NBC Friday Night Movie
Winter Out All Night (102/7.7) A Different World (74/9.6) NBC Friday Night Movie
Follow-up Various programming

Saturday [2]Edit

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Covington Cross (119/6.4) Crossroads (126/5.9) The Commish (56/10.2)
Follow-up The ABC Saturday Night Movie (108/7.2)
Spring The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (109/7.0) Various programming
Follow-up The ABC Saturday Night Movie (108/7.2)
CBS Fall Frannie's Turn (125/6.0) Brooklyn Bridge (118/6.6) Raven (94/8.4) Angel Street (124/6.2)
Follow-up Brooklyn Bridge (118/6.6) Various programming CBS Saturday Night Movie (96/8.3)
Winter Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (24/13.7) Raven (94/8.4) The Hat Squad (99/8.0)
Spring Brooklyn Bridge (118/6.6) A League of Their Own (93/8.5) Raven (94/8.4)
Follow-up Walker, Texas Ranger
Fox COPS (79/9.1) Code 3 (101/7.9) The Edge (131/4.9) Local
NBC Fall Here and Now (110/7.0) Out All Night (102/7.7) Empty Nest (48/10.8) Nurses (70/9.7) Sisters (64/10.0)
Follow-up The Powers That Be
Winter Mad About You (68/9.9) Almost Home (114/6.9)

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.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g http://anythingkiss.com/pi_feedback_challenge/Ratings/19930104-19930530_TVRatings.pdf