1961–62 United States network television schedule (weekday)

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These are the daytime Monday–Friday schedules on all three networks for each calendar season beginning in September 1961. All times are Eastern and Pacific.

Talk shows are highlighted in yellow, local programming is white, reruns of prime-time programming are orange, game shows are pink, soap operas are chartreuse, news programs are gold and all others are light blue. New series are highlighted in bold.

Fall 1961[edit]

  6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:30 am 8:00 am 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:00 am 11:30 am noon 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 3:00 pm 3:30 pm 4:00 pm 4:30 pm 5:00 pm
ABC local The Texan reruns Love that Bob reruns (to 12/1) / Yours for a Song (from 12/4) Camouflage Make a Face Day in Court local Number Please Seven Keys Queen for a Day Who Do You Trust? 4:00 pm: American Bandstand

4:50 pm: American Newsstand

local
CBS local Captain Kangaroo local Calendar I Love Lucy reruns Video Village 11:30 am: Your Surprise Package & 11:55 am: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott Love of Life 12:30 pm: Search for Tomorrow

12:45 pm: The Guiding Light

local As the World Turns Password Art Linkletter's House Party The Millionaire reruns 3:30 pm: The Verdict is Yours

3:55 pm: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott

4:00 pm: The Brighter Day

4:15 pm: The Secret Storm

The Edge of Night local
NBC Continental Classroom Today local Say When!! COLOR Play Your Hunch COLOR The Price Is Right COLOR Concentration Truth or Consequences COLOR 12:30 pm: It Could Be You COLOR

12:55 pm: NBC News

local The Jan Murray Show (Charge Account) COLOR The Loretta Young Theater reruns Young Doctor Malone From These Roots Make Room for Daddy reruns 4:30 pm: Here's Hollywood

4:55 pm: NBC News

5:00 pm: Kukla, Fran and Ollie

5:05 pm: local

Winter 1961–1962[edit]

  6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:30 am 8:00 am 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:00 am 11:30 am noon 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 3:00 pm 3:30 pm 4:00 pm 4:30 pm 5:00 pm
ABC local The Texan reruns Yours for a Song Camouflage Make a Face local Day In Court Seven Keys Queen for a Day Who Do You Trust? 4:00 pm: American Bandstand

4:50 pm: American Newsstand

local
CBS local Captain Kangaroo local Calendar I Love Lucy reruns Video Village 11:30 am: Your Surprise Package (to 2/23) / The Clear Horizon (soap, from 2/26) & 11:55 am: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott Love of Life 12:30 pm: Search for Tomorrow

12:45 pm: The Guiding Light

local As the World Turns Password Art Linkletter's House Party The Millionaire reruns 3:30 pm: The Verdict is Yours

3:55 pm: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott

4:00 pm: The Brighter Day

4:15 pm: The Secret Storm

The Edge of Night local
NBC Continental Classroom Today local Say When!! COLOR Play Your Hunch COLOR The Price Is Right COLOR Concentration Your First Impression COLOR 12:30 pm: Truth or Consequences COLOR

12:55 pm: NBC News

local 2:00 pm: The Jan Murray Show (Charge Account) COLOR

2:25 pm: NBC News

The Loretta Young Theater reruns Young Doctor Malone Our Five Daughters Make Room for Daddy reruns 4:30 pm: Here's Hollywood

4:55 pm: NBC News

5:00 pm: Kukla, Fran and Ollie

5:05 pm: local

NOTE: In early 1962, NBC returned the 5 PM timeslot to its affiliates.

Spring 1962[edit]

  6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:30 am 8:00 am 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:00 am 11:30 am noon 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 3:00 pm 3:30 pm 4:00 pm 4:30 pm
ABC local The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show Yours for a Song Camouflage Window Shopping The Texan reruns (to 5/11) local Day in Court Seven Keys Queen for a Day Who Do You Trust? 4:00 pm: American Bandstand

4:50 pm: American Newsstand

CBS local Captain Kangaroo local Calendar I Love Lucy reruns Video Village 11:30 am: The Clear Horizon & 11:55 am: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott Love of Life 12:30 pm: Search for Tomorrow

12:45 pm: The Guiding Light

local As the World Turns Password Art Linkletter's House Party The Millionaire reruns 3:30 pm: The Verdict is Yours

3:55 pm: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott

4:00 pm: The Brighter Day

4:15 pm: The Secret Storm

The Edge of Night
NBC Continental Classroom Today local Say When!! COLOR Play Your Hunch COLOR The Price Is Right COLOR Concentration Your First Impression COLOR 12:30 pm: Truth or Consequences COLOR

12:55 pm: NBC News

local 2:00 pm: The Jan Murray Show (Charge Account) COLOR

2:25 pm: NBC News

The Loretta Young Theater reruns Young Doctor Malone Our Five Daughters Make Room for Daddy reruns 4:30 pm: Here's Hollywood

4:55 pm: NBC News

Summer 1962[edit]

  6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:30 am 8:00 am 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:00 am 11:30 am noon 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 3:00 pm 3:30 pm 4:00 pm 4:30 pm
ABC local The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show Yours for a Song Camouflage Jane Wyman Presents reruns local Day in Court Seven Keys Queen for a Day Who Do You Trust? 4:00 pm: American Bandstand

4:50 pm: American Newsstand

CBS local Captain Kangaroo local Calendar I Love Lucy reruns The Verdict is Yours 11:30 am: The Brighter Day & 11:55 am: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott Love of Life 12:30 pm: Search for Tomorrow

12:45 pm: The Guiding Light

local As the World Turns Password Art Linkletter's House Party The Millionaire reruns 3:30 pm: To Tell the Truth

3:55 pm: CBS Newsbreak with Rose Marie Scott

The Secret Storm The Edge of Night
NBC Continental Classroom Today local Say When!! COLOR Play Your Hunch COLOR The Price Is Right COLOR Concentration Your First Impression COLOR 12:30 pm: Truth or Consequences COLOR

12:55 pm: NBC News

local 2:00 pm: The Jan Murray Show (Charge Account) COLOR

2:25 pm: NBC News

The Loretta Young Theater reruns Young Doctor Malone Our Five Daughters Make Room for Daddy reruns 4:30 pm: Here's Hollywood

4:55 pm: NBC News

Sources[edit]

  • Castleman & Podrazik, The TV Schedule Book, McGraw-Hill Paperbacks, 1984
  • Hyatt, The Encyclopedia Of Daytime Television, Billboard Books, 1997
  • TV schedules, NEW YORK TIMES, September 1961-September 1962 (microfilm)