1967–68 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 1967. 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.

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. (22/21.2) The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS Lassie (30/19.9) Gentle Ben (19/21.5) The Ed Sullivan Show (13/23.2) The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (18/21.7) Mission: Impossible
NBC AFL Football (from 4:30 EST) Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (25/20.7) The Mothers-in-Law Bonanza (4/25.5) The High Chaparral

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 Cowboy in Africa The Rat Patrol Felony Squad Peyton Place The Big Valley
CBS Gunsmoke (4/25.5) The Lucy Show (2/27.0) The Andy Griffith Show (1/27.6) Family Affair (4/25.5) The Carol Burnett Show (27/20.1)
NBC Fall The Monkees The Man from U.N.C.L.E. The Danny Thomas Hour I Spy
Winter Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (21/21.3)

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 Garrison's Gorillas The Invaders N.Y.P.D. The Hollywood Palace
Winter It Takes A Thief (28/19.9) The Invaders
CBS Daktari The Red Skelton Hour (7/25.3) Good Morning, World CBS News Hour/CBS Reports
NBC I Dream of Jeannie The Jerry Lewis Show NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies (20/21.4)

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 Fall Custer The Second Hundred Years The ABC Wednesday Night Movie
Spring Dream House
CBS Fall Lost in Space The Beverly Hillbillies (12/23.3) Green Acres (15/22.8) He & She Dundee and the Culhane
Follow-up The Jonathan Winters Show
NBC The Virginian (14/22.9) Kraft Music Hall Run for Your Life

Note: CBS decided in September to replace Dundee and the Culhane in December with The Jonathan Winters Show. The Avengers replaced Custer in January 1968.

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 The Flying Nun Bewitched (11/23.5) That Girl Peyton Place Good Company Local
Winter Local
CBS Cimarron Strip The CBS Thursday Night Movies (23/21.1)
NBC Fall Daniel Boone (29/20.0) Ironside (26/20.5) Dragnet 1968 (27/20.1) The Dean Martin Show (8/24.8)
Summer Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers

Note: Good Company, an interview show hosted by F. Lee Bailey, did so poorly in the Nielsen ratings that ABC decided not to bother replacing it, temporarily returning its time period to their affiliates.

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 Off to See the Wizard Hondo The Guns of Will Sonnett Judd, for the Defense
Summer Man in a Suitcase
CBS The Wild Wild West Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (3/25.6) The CBS Friday Night Movies (15/22.8)
NBC Fall Tarzan Star Trek Accidental Family The Bell Telephone Hour / Actuality Specials / NBC News Reports / American Profile
Winter The Hollywood Squares

Notes: Off to See the Wizard was a collection of children's films, mostly from MGM. Man in a Suitcase consisted of reruns of the 1967-1968 British television series.

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 The Dating Game The Newlywed Game The Lawrence Welk Show (17/21.9) The Iron Horse ABC Scope
Winter The Hollywood Palace
CBS Fall The Jackie Gleason Show (9/23.9) My Three Sons (24/20.8) Hogan's Heroes Petticoat Junction Mannix
Summer The Prisoner
NBC Maya Get Smart NBC Saturday Night at the Movies (10/23.6)

Note: The Hollywood Palace returned to its original time period in January 1968, replacing The Iron Horse.

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 (1964). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (3rd ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 0-345-31864-1.