1980–81 United States network television schedule (weekday)
These are the daytime Monday–Friday schedules on all three networks for each calendar season beginning in September 1980. All times are Eastern; affiliate schedules may differ.
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.
On June 8, 1981, CBS moved the Young and the Restless to its current time at 12:30 pm ET or 11:00 am CT/PT. As the World Turns moved back to 1:30 pm ET and Search For Tomorrow was moved to 2:30 pm ET.
♦ABC had a 6PM (ET)/5PM (CT) feed for their newscast