1968–69 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 September 1968. 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 1968[edit]

  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 12 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
ABC local THE DICK CAVETT SHOW Beware of Bewitched reruns Treasure Isle Dream House 1:30 Funny You Should Ask 1:55 The Children's Doctor The Newlywed Game The Dating Game General Hospital One Life to Live Dark Shadows
CBS 7:05 CBS Morning News local Captain Kangaroo local The Lucy Show reruns Mornin' Beverly HILLBILLIES reruns The Andy Griffith Show reruns The Dick Van Dyke Show reruns 12:00 Love of Life

12:25 CBS News

Search for Tomorrow local As the World Turns Love is a Many Splendored Thing The Guiding Light The Secret Storm The Edge of Night 4:00 Art Linkletter's House Party 4:25 CBS News
NBC The TODAY Show with Hugh Downs & Barbara Walters local 10:00 Snap Judgment 10:25 NBC News Concentration Personality The Hollywood Squares Jeopardy! 12:30 Eye Guess 12:55 NBC News Local Let's Make a Deal Days of Our Lives The Doctors Another World You Don't Say! 4:00 The MATCH GamE

4:25 NBC News

Winter 1968–1969[edit]

  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 12 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
ABC local Beware of Bewitched reruns 12:30 Funny You Should Ask 12:55 The Children's Doctor Dream House Let's Make a Deal The Newlywed Game The Dating Game General Hospital One Life to Live Dark Shadows
CBS 7:05 CBS Morning News local Captain Kangaroo local The Lucy Show reruns Mornin' Beverly HILLBILLIES reruns The Andy Griffith Show reruns The Dick Van Dyke Show reruns 12:00 Love of Life

12:25 CBS News

Search for Tomorrow local As the World Turns Love is a Many Splendored Thing The Guiding Light The Secret Storm The Edge of Night 4:00 The New Art Linkletter Show*

4:25 CBS News

NBC The TODAY Show with Hugh Downs & Barbara Walters local 10:00 Snap Judgment 10:25 NBC News Concentration Personality The Hollywood Squares Jeopardy! 12:30 Eye Guess 12:55 NBC News Local Hidden Faces Days of Our Lives The Doctors Another World You Don't Say! 4:00 The MATCH GamE

4:25 NBC News

NOTE: In early 1969, CBS discontinued airing regular late afternoon daytime news bulletins. However, ABC rescinded the 10:30 1 1⁄2 hours timeslot to affiliates.

Spring 1969[edit]

  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 12 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
ABC local Beware of Bewitched reruns 12:30 Funny You Should Ask

12:55 The Children's Doctor

Dream House Let's Make a Deal The Newlywed Game The Dating Game General Hospital One Life to Live Dark Shadows
CBS CBS Morning News Captain Kangaroo local The Lucy Show reruns Mornin' Beverly HILLBILLIES reruns The Andy Griffith Show reruns The Dick Van Dyke Show reruns 12:00 Love of Life

12:25 CBS News

Search for Tomorrow local As the World Turns Love is a Many Splendored Thing The Guiding Light The Secret Storm The Edge of Night The New Art Linkletter Show
NBC Today local 10:00: It takes two 10:25: NBC News Concentration Personality The Hollywood Squares Jeopardy! 12:30 Eye Guess 12:55 NBC News Local Hidden Faces Days of Our Lives The Doctors Another World You Don't Say! 4:00 The MATCH GamE

4:25 NBC News

Summer 1969[edit]

  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 12 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
ABC local Bewitched reruns That Girl reruns Dream House Let's Make a Deal The Newlywed Game The Dating Game General Hospital One Life to Live Dark Shadows
CBS CBS Morning News Captain Kangaroo local The Lucy Show reruns Mornin' Beverly HILLBILLIES reruns The Andy Griffith Show reruns The Dick Van Dyke Show reruns 12:00 Love of Life

12:25 CBS News

Search for Tomorrow local As the World Turns Love is a Many Splendored Thing The Guiding Light The Secret Storm The Edge of Night The New Art Linkletter Show (Cancelled on 9/1)
NBC The TODAY Show with Hugh Downs & Barbara Walters local 10:00: It takes two 10:25: NBC News Concentration Personality (Cancelled on 9/26) The Hollywood Squares Jeopardy! 12:30 Eye Guess (Cancelled on 9/26) 12:55 NBC News Local You're Putting Me On Days of Our Lives The Doctors Another World You Don't Say! (Cancelled on 9/26) 4:00 The MATCH GamE (Cancelled on 9/26)

4:25 NBC News

NOTE: In Fall 1969, NBC discontinued airing regular morning and late afternoon news bulletins

Sources[edit]

  • Castleman & Podrazik, The TV Schedule Book, McGraw-Hill Paperbacks, 1984
  • TV schedules, NEW YORK TIMES, September 1968-September 1969 (microfilm)