2000–01 United States network television schedule

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This was the United States broadcast television schedule on all six commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 2000. All times are Eastern and Pacific, with certain exceptions, such as Monday Night Football.

New fall series are highlighted in bold.

Note: The Sydney Olympics hindered the ability to start airing shows in a timely manner. Most television series began their seasons during the month of October.

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 The Wonderful World of Disney Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (4/19.4 million) The Practice (9/18.3 million)
CBS 60 Minutes (17/15.8 million) Touched by an Angel (25/14.0 million) CBS Sunday Movie
Fox Fall Futurama King of the Hill The Simpsons Malcolm in the Middle (22/14.5 million) The X-Files Local
Spring The Lone Gunmen (13 eps.)
Follow-up The X-Files
NBC Fall Dateline Sunday Ed NBC Sunday Night Movie
Follow-up World's Most Amazing Videos Dateline Sunday
The WB Fall The Jamie Foxx Show For Your Love The Steve Harvey Show The PJs Hype (13 eps.) Nikki Local
Follow-up Encore programming Hype Nikki Grosse Pointe
Winter The PJs Encore programming Encore programming
Spring The Oblongs For Your Love

Note: On The WB, The Oblongs premiered at 9:30 p.m. on April 1, 2001.

Monday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall 20/20 Downtown NFL Monday Showcase Monday Night Football (8/18.5 million)
Winter The ABC Monday Night Movie Gideon's Crossing
Spring Encore programming
CBS The King of Queens (27/13.4 million) Yes, Dear (30/13.1 million) Everybody Loves Raymond (6/19.0 million) Becker (16/16.1 million) Family Law
Fox Boston Public Ally McBeal Local
NBC Fall Daddio Tucker (12 eps.) Deadline (13 eps.) Third Watch
Follow-up Dateline Monday Encore programming
Mid-season Titans Dateline Monday
Winter Encore programming
Follow-up First Years (3 eps.)
Spring Weakest Link Dateline Monday
UPN Moesha The Parkers The Hughleys Girlfriends Local
The WB 7th Heaven Roswell Local

Tuesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (7/18.9 million) Dharma & Greg The Geena Davis Show (21 eps.) Once and Again
Winter The Mole NYPD Blue (24/14.1 million)
Spring Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (7/18.9 million)
Follow-up What About Joan?
CBS JAG 60 Minutes II Judging Amy (28/13.3 million)
Fox That '70s Show Titus Dark Angel Local
NBC Fall The Michael Richards Show (8 eps.) 3rd Rock from the Sun Frasier (18/15.8 million) DAG (17 eps.) Dateline Tuesday
Winter 3rd Rock from the Sun DAG Three Sisters
Spring The Fighting Fitzgeralds Encore programming
Summer Kristin
UPN Fall UPN Movie Tuesday Local
Spring Chains of Love All Souls
Follow-up Seven Days Chains of Love
The WB Buffy the Vampire Slayer Angel Local

Wednesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Who Wants to be a Millionaire (3/20.3 million) The Drew Carey Show Spin City Gideon's Crossing
Winter Once and Again
Spring My Wife and Kids Two Guys and a Girl The Job
Follow-up Spin City
Summer You Don't Know Jack (6 eps.) The Beast (6 eps.)
CBS Fall Bette Welcome to New York CBS Wednesday Movie
Spring Some of My Best Friends Encore programming
Fox Fall Malcolm in the Middle Normal, Ohio (7 eps.) The $treet (6 eps.) Local
Winter That '70s Show Grounded for Life Temptation Island (17/10.7)
Spring Boot Camp (8 eps.)
NBC Fall Titans (11 eps.) The West Wing (15/17.0 million) Law & Order (12/17.7 million)
Winter Ed
UPN Fall Seven Days Star Trek: Voyager Local
Spring Special Unit 2
The WB Fall Dawson's Creek Felicity Local
Winter Jack & Jill
Spring Felicity

Note: On The WB, new episodes of Jack & Jill aired at 9:00pm on January 10, 2001.

Thursday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Whose Line Is It, Anyway? Whose Line Is It, Anyway? Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (13/17.6 million) Primetime Thursday
CBS Fall 48 Hours City of Angels Diagnosis: Murder
Follow-up Encore programming Diagnosis: Murder 48 Hours
Winter Survivor: The Australian Outback (1/29.8 million) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (11/17.7 million)
Spring Big Apple
Fox Fox Thursday Night Movie Local
NBC Friends (4/20.2 million) Cursed (17 eps.) Will & Grace (14/17.3 million) Just Shoot Me! (19/15.6 million) ER (2/22.4 million)
UPN WWF SmackDown! Local
The WB Gilmore Girls Charmed Local

Friday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Two Guys and a Girl The Trouble With Normal (10 eps.) Norm Madigan Men (9 eps.) 20/20
Follow-up Encore programming
Winter Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (19/15.4 million) Two Guys and a Girl Norm
Spring Two Guys and a Girl Norm Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (19/15.4 million)
Follow-up Making the Band
CBS Fall The Fugitive (22 eps.) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (11/17.7 million) Nash Bridges
Winter Diagnosis: Murder The Fugitive
Fox Fall World's Wildest Police Videos FreakyLinks (13 eps.) Local
Follow-up Million Dollar Mysteries
Winter FreakyLinks
Spring The Lone Gunmen
NBC Providence Dateline Friday Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (29/13.3 million)
UPN Fall Freedom (7 eps.) Level 9 (9 eps.) Local
Winter Gary & Mike Celebrity Deathmatch
The WB Fall Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Grosse Pointe (17 eps.) Popular Local
Follow-up Encore programming
Winter Popstars USA (13 eps.)
Spring Encore programming

Note: On The WB, Popstars USA premiered on January 12, 2001 at 8:30pm.

Saturday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC ABC Big Picture Show
CBS Fall That's Life Walker, Texas Ranger The District
Winter Kate Brasher
Spring Walker, Texas Ranger Walker, Texas Ranger
Fox Cops 1 Cops 2 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back Local
NBC Fall NBC Saturday Night Movie
Winter

By network[edit]

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Renewals and cancellations[edit]

Renewals[edit]

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Cancellations and Series endings[edit]

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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.