1966–67 United States network television schedule

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This was the television schedule on all three networks for the fall season beginning in September 1966. 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.

Note: This is the first full season in which practically all prime time programs were broadcast in color.

NET or National Educational Television, was in operation, but the schedule was set by each affiliated station.

Sunday[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 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea The F.B.I. (29/20.2) The ABC Sunday Night Movie (28/20.4)
CBS Fall Lassie It's About Time The Ed Sullivan Show (10/22.8) The Garry Moore Show Candid Camera What's My Line?
Winter The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (16/22.2)
Summer Our Place
NBC 6:30 The Bell Telephone Hour / Actuality Specials Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (19/21.5) Hey, Landlord Bonanza (1/29.1) The Andy Williams Show

Monday[edit]

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC The Iron Horse The Rat Patrol (23/20.9) Felony Squad Peyton Place The Big Valley
CBS Fall Gilligan's Island Run, Buddy, Run The Lucy Show (4/26.2) The Andy Griffith Show (3/27.4) Family Affair (14/22.6) The Jean Arthur Show I've Got a Secret
Follow-up To Tell the Truth
Winter Mr. Terrific
Summer Coronet Blue
NBC Fall The Monkees I Dream of Jeannie The Roger Miller Show The Road West / Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (once a month) Run for Your Life
Winter Captain Nice

Note: To Tell the Truth replaced The Jean Arthur Show on December 12. Captain Nice replaced The Roger Miller Show on January 9, the same night the similar Mister Terrific replaced Run, Buddy, Run on CBS. Both were cancelled at the end of the season.

Tuesday[edit]

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Combat! The Rounders The Pruitts of Southampton Love on a Rooftop The Fugitive
Winter The Invaders
CBS Daktari (7/23.4) The Red Skelton Hour (2/28.2) Petticoat Junction (23/20.9) CBS News Hour/CBS Reports
NBC The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Occasional Wife NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies

Wednesday[edit]

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Batman The Monroes The Man Who Never Was Peyton Place ABC Stage 67
CBS Lost in Space The Beverly Hillbillies (7/23.4) Green Acres (6/24.6) Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (10/22.8) The Danny Kaye Show
NBC The Virginian (10/22.8) Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre / Chrysler Presents a Bob Hope Special (26/20.7) I Spy (29/20.2)

Thursday[edit]

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Batman F Troop The Tammy Grimes Show Bewitched (7/23.4) That Girl Hawk
Follow-up The Dating Game
Winter Love on a Rooftop
Spring That Girl Love on a Rooftop
CBS Fall Jericho My Three Sons (29/20.2) CBS Thursday Night Movie (29/20.2)
Summer The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
NBC Fall Daniel Boone (25/20.8) Star Trek The Hero The Dean Martin Show (14/22.6)
Winter Dragnet 1967 (21/21.2)
Summer The Dean Martin Summer Show Starring Your Host Vic Damone

Note: The Tammy Grimes Show lasted only four weeks and was replaced by The Dating Game on October 6.

Friday[edit]

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall The Green Hornet The Time Tunnel The Milton Berle Show Twelve O'Clock High
Winter Rango The Phyllis Diller Show The Avengers
CBS The Wild Wild West Hogan's Heroes (17/21.8) The CBS Friday Night Movies (17/21.8)
NBC Tarzan (27/20.5) The Man from U.N.C.L.E. T.H.E. Cat Laredo

Saturday[edit]

Network 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Shane The Lawrence Welk Show (10/22.8) The Hollywood Palace ABC Scope
Winter The Dating Game The Newlywed Game
Summer The Piccadilly Palace
CBS Fall The Jackie Gleason Show (5/25.3) Pistols 'n' Petticoats Mission: Impossible Gunsmoke
Winter Mission: Impossible Pistols 'n' Petticoats
NBC Flipper Please Don't Eat the Daisies Get Smart (22/21.0) NBC Saturday Night at the Movies (20/21.4)

References[edit]

  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 sources[edit]

  • 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 (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 0-345-31864-1.