1994–95 United States network television schedule

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This was the broadcast television schedule on all four United States commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 1994. All times are Eastern and Pacific, with certain exceptions, such as Monday Night Football.

New series highlighted in bold.

Each of the 50 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 the season.
     Silver indicates the programs in the top 50 for the season.

PBS, the Public Broadcasting Service, was in operation, but the schedule was set by each local 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 America's Funniest Home Videos (#26/12.4) On Our Own Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman The ABC Sunday Night Movie (#23/12.7)
CBS 60 Minutes (#6/17.1) Murder, She Wrote (#10/15.6) CBS Sunday Movie (#18/13.7)
Fox Fall Fortune Hunter The Simpsons Hardball Married... with Children Wild Oats Local Programming
Follow-up Encore Programming The Simpsons repeats The George Carlin Show
Mid-season The Simpsons repeats Get Smart House of Buggin' Dream On
Spring Specials, with Encore Programming The Critic
Summer The George Carlin Show
NBC Earth 2 seaQuest DSV NBC Sunday Night Movie (#29/12.0)

Monday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Coach Blue Skies Monday Night Football (#5/17.8)
Follow-up Coach repeats
Mid-season A Whole New Ballgame The ABC Monday Night Movie (#31/11.7)
Spring Various programming
CBS Fall The Nanny (#24/12.5) Dave's World (#20/13.4) Murphy Brown (#16/14.1) Love & War (#47/10.9) Northern Exposure (#41/11.2)
Winter Cybill (#22/12.8) Chicago Hope (#28/12.0)
Fox Melrose Place Party of Five Local Programming
NBC The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Blossom NBC Monday Night Movie (#19/13.5)
UPN (starts Monday Jan. 16, 1995) Star Trek: Voyager Pig Sty Platypus Man Local Programming

Tuesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Full House (#25/12.5) Home Improvement (#21/13.1) Home Improvement (#3/19.9) Grace Under Fire (#4/18.8) NYPD Blue (#7/16.5)
Spring Thunder Alley (#36/11.5)
CBS Fall Rescue 911 (#48/10.8) CBS Tuesday Night Movie
Spring Under One Roof
Follow-up Rescue 911 (#36/10.8)
Fox Fox Night at the Movies Local Programming
NBC Fall Wings (#30/11.9) The Martin Short Show (#32/11.7) Frasier (#15/14.3) The John Larroquette Show (#44/11.1) Dateline Tuesday (#34/11.6)
Winter Something Wilder
Spring NewsRadio (#39/11.4)
UPN (starts Tuesday Jan. 17, 1995) Marker The Watcher Local Programming

Wednesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Thunder Alley (#36/11.5) All-American Girl Roseanne (#9/15.6) Ellen (#13/14.7) Turning Point (#37/11.5)
Follow-up Sister, Sister
Winter Primetime Live (#33/11.7)
Spring Roseanne (#10/15.6) Ellen (#13/14.7) Grace Under Fire (#4/18.8) Coach
CBS Fall The Boys Are Back Daddy's Girls Touched by an Angel 48 Hours
Follow-up Various programming The Boys Are Back
Winter Women of the House Hearts Afire Double Rush Love & War (#47/10.9) Northern Exposure (#41/11.2)
Follow-up Various programming
Spring The George Wendt Show Double Rush CBS Wednesday Movie
Follow-up Various programming
Summer Muddling Through Dave's World Christy Northern Exposure
Fox Beverly Hills, 90210 Models Inc. Local Programming
NBC Fall The Cosby Mysteries Dateline Wednesday (#49/10.7) Law & Order (#27/12.2)
Winter High Sierra Search and Rescue
Spring The Cosby Mysteries
The WB (starts Wednesday Jan. 11, 1995) The Wayans Bros. The Parent 'Hood Unhappily Ever After Muscle Local Programming

Thursday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall My So-Called Life McKenna Primetime Live (#33/11.7)
Follow-up Matlock
Winter Day One
Spring Matlock The Commish
Follow-up Extreme
CBS Fall Due South Eye to Eye with Connie Chung Chicago Hope (#28/12.0)
Follow-up Chicago Hope (#28/12.0) Eye to Eye with Connie Chung
Winter Eye to Eye with Connie Chung 48 Hours
Summer Burke's Law
Fox Martin Living Single New York Undercover Local
NBC Fall Mad About You (#11/15.2) Friends (#8/16.1) Seinfeld (#1/20.6) Madman of the People (#12/14.9) ER (#2/20.0)
Spring Hope and Gloria (#14/14.6) Friends (#8/16.1)

Friday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Family Matters (#35/11.6) Boy Meets World(#38/11.5) Step By Step (#40/11.4) Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (#42/11.2) 20/20 (#17/14.0)
Follow-up On Our Own
Winter Sister, Sister
Spring Boy Meets World (#38/11.5) Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (#42/11.2)
Summer Friday Night Baseball (Aug-Sep)
CBS Fall Diagnosis: Murder Under Suspicion Picket Fences
Spring The Wright Verdicts
Follow-up Burke's Law
Fox M.A.N.T.I.S. The X-Files Local
NBC Unsolved Mysteries Dateline Friday Homicide: Life on the Street

Saturday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall ABC Family Movie The Commish
Spring The Marshal
Summer Saturday Night Baseball (July-Aug)
CBS Fall Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman The 5 Mrs. Buchanans Hearts Afire Walker, Texas Ranger (#43/11.2)
Winter The Boys Are Back The 5 Mrs. Buchanans
Follow-up Touched by an Angel
Spring The Office The 5 Mrs. Buchanans
Fox COPS COPS 2 America's Most Wanted Local
NBC Fall Something Wilder Empty Nest Sweet Justice Sisters
Follow-up Empty Nest Various programming
Winter The Mommies
Spring Amazing Grace

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.