2006–07 United States network television schedule

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The following is the 2006–07 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States. The schedule covers primetime hours from September 2006 through May 2007. The schedule is followed by a list per network of returning series, new series, and series cancelled after the 2005–06 season.

The schedules include the four most popular networks (CBS, ABC, NBC, and Fox) and two new networks introduced as part of the broadcast TV realignment: The CW Television Network and MyNetworkTV.

Each of the 30 highest-rated shows is listed with its rank and rating as determined by Nielsen Media Research.[1]

     Yellow indicates the top ten most watched programs of the season.
     Cyan indicates the top 20 most watched programs of the season.
     Magenta indicates the top 30 most watched programs of the season.

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 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (26/7.7) Desperate Housewives (9/10.8) Brothers & Sisters (30/7.3)
(Tied with The King of Queens and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?)
CBS Fall 60 Minutes (20/8.7)
(Tied with Shark)
The Amazing Race Cold Case (16/8.9)
(Tied with CSI: NY)
Without a Trace (12/9.4)
Summer Big Brother (Nomination)
The CW Fall Everybody Hates Chris All of Us Girlfriends The Game America's Next Top Model (Reruns) Local Programming
Follow-Up Reba (Reruns) Reba 7th Heaven
Mid-season 7th Heaven (Reruns)
Summer Reba 7th Heaven Supernatural Reruns
Fox Fall The Simpsons (Reruns) 'Til Death (Reruns) The Simpsons American Dad! Family Guy The War at Home
Late fall Football overrun The OT Family Guy (Reruns)
Spring King of the Hill The War at Home The Winner The Winner
Late spring King of the Hill (Reruns) King of the Hill The Simpsons (Reruns) American Dad!
Summer The War at Home (Reruns) King of the Hill (Reruns) The Simpsons (Reruns) The Loop Family Guy (Reruns) The Loop
NBC Fall Football Night in America (Ends 8:15) 8:15 NBC Sunday Night Football (11/10.5)
Winter Deal or No Deal Grease: You're the One That I Want! The Apprentice Crossing Jordan
Summer Dateline NBC Friday Night Lights Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Drama Reruns
Follow-up Law & Order

Monday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Wife Swap The Bachelor: Rome What About Brian
Winter Supernanny
Spring Dancing with the Stars (3/12/7)
(Tied with Dancing with the Stars – Tuesday and Dancing with the Stars – Wednesday)
Summer Wife Swap The Ex-Wives Club / Extreme Makeover / Fat March Supernanny
CBS Fall The Class How I Met Your Mother Two and a Half Men (14/9.1) The New Adventures of Old Christine CSI: Miami (10/10.7)
Follow-up How I Met Your Mother The Class
Winter Rules of Engagement (25/7.8)
Spring The New Adventures of Old Christine The King of Queens (#30/7.3)
(Tied with Brothers & Sisters and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?)
Summer Creature Comforts How I Met Your Mother
The CW Fall 7th Heaven Runaway Local Programming
Follow-Up Everybody Hates Chris All of Us Girlfriends The Game
Mid-season
Summer
FOX Fall Prison Break Vanished
Follow-Up Justice / House (Reruns)
Mid-season Drive 24 (27/7.4)
(Tied with Ugly Betty and ER)
Summer House Hell's Kitchen
Follow-up Hell's Kitchen
MNT Fall Desire Fashion House
Mid-season Wicked Wicked Games Watch Over Me
Follow-up colspan="4"|International Fight League
NBC Fall Deal or No Deal (13/9.2) Heroes (23/8.0) Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Winter The Black Donnellys
Spring The Real Wedding Crashers
Follow-up Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Summer Age of Love Dateline NBC Drama reruns

Tuesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Dancing with the Stars (3/12/7)
(Tied with Dancing with the Stars – Tuesday and Dancing with the Stars – Wednesday)
Help Me Help You Boston Legal
Follow-up Holiday Specials Big Day Help Me Help You
Mid-season America's Funniest Home Videos (Reruns) Primetime / Dancing with the Stars Results Show
Summer According to Jim Just for Laughs: Gags Shaq's Big Challenge i-Caught
CBS Fall NCIS (15/9.0) The Unit Smith
Follow-Up 3 lbs
Winter Drama reruns
Summer Big Brother (Veto) Pirate Master
Follow-up 48 Hours Mystery
The CW Fall Gilmore Girls Veronica Mars Local Programming
Mid-season Veronica Mars / Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll
Summer Veronica Mars Beauty and the Geek
FOX Fall House (8/11.1) Standoff
Winter American Idol (2/16.8) House (8/11.1)
Summer On the Lot
MNT Fall Desire Fashion House
Mid-season Wicked Wicked Games Watch Over Me
Summer MyNetworkTV Specials
NBC Fall Friday Night Lights Law & Order: Criminal Intent Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (24/7.9)
Mid-season Dateline NBC
Summer America's Got Talent The Singing Bee

Wednesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Dancing with the Stars (3/12.7)
(Tied with Dancing with the Stars – Monday and Dancing with the Stars – Tuesday)
Lost (22/8.3) The Nine
Follow-up Show Me the Money Day Break 20/20
Mid-season George Lopez The Knights of Prosperity According to Jim In Case of Emergency Lost (22/8.3)
Follow-up Notes from the Underbelly According to Jim (Reruns)
Summer The Next Best Thing American Inventor Traveler
Follow-up According to Jim Primetime NASCAR in Primetime
CBS Fall Jericho Criminal Minds (18/8.8)
(Tied with Survivor)
CSI: NY (16/8.9)
(Tied with Cold Case)
Winter The King of Queens (#30/7.3)
(Tied with Brothers & Sisters and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?)
Sitcom reruns
Summer Power of 10
The CW Fall America's Next Top Model One Tree Hill Local Programming
Mid-season Beauty and the Geek / America's Next Top Model / Hidden Palms One Tree Hill / Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll (Reruns)
Summer Hidden Palms / America's Next Top Model One Tree Hill / America's Next Top Model
FOX Fall Bones Justice
Mid-season American Idol (1/17.3) 'Til Death
Follow-up American Idol (1/17.3)
Summer So You Think You Can Dance Don't Forget the Lyrics!
MNT Fall Desire Fashion House
Summer American Heiress Saints & Simmers
NBC Fall 30 Rock Twenty Good Years The Biggest Loser Kidnapped
Mid-fall Dateline NBC
Late fall The Biggest Loser Medium
Mid-season Thank God You're Here Crossing Jordan
Summer Last Comic Standing Dateline NBC Drama Reruns

Thursday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Ugly Betty (27/7.4)
(Tied with ER and 24)
Grey's Anatomy (7/12.1) Six Degrees
Winter Men in Trees
Spring October Road
Follow-up Traveler
Summer Men in Trees
CBS Fall Survivor (18/8.8)
(Tied with Criminal Minds)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (6/12.2) Shark (20/8/8)
(Tied with 60 Minutes)
Summer Pirate Master
Follow-up Big Brother (Live/Eviction)
The CW Smallville Supernatural Local Programming
FOX Fall 'Til Death Happy Hour The O.C.
Mid-season Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (30/7.3)
(Tied with Brothers & Sisters and The King of Queens)
Summer So You Think You Can Dance
MNT Fall Desire Fashion House
Mid-season Wicked Wicked Games Watch Over Me
Summer My Thursday Night Movie
NBC Fall My Name Is Earl The Office Deal or No Deal ER (27/7.4)
(Tied with Ugly Betty and 24)
Winter Scrubs 30 Rock
Spring Various programming Andy Barker, P.I. Raines
Follow-up My Name Is Earl The Office 30 Rock ER (27/7.4)
(Tied with Ugly Betty and 24)
Summer Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Follow-up ER (27/7.4)
(Tied with Ugly Betty and 24)

Note: Fast Cars and Superstars debuted June 7 on ABC as a lead-in to coverage of the 2007 NBA Finals.

Friday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Grey's Anatomy (Encore) Men in Trees 20/20
Follow-up Extreme Makeover
Mid-season Grey's Anatomy (Encore) Desperate Housewives (Encore)
Summer America's Funniest Home Videos / Kyle XY / George Lopez / Set for Life National Bingo Night / Kyle XY / Greek / George Lopez
CBS Fall Ghost Whisperer Close to Home Numbers
Summer Close to Home / Jericho
The CW WWE Friday Night SmackDown! Local Programming
FOX Fall Nanny 911 Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy
Mid-season Nanny 911 / Standoff Trading Spouses / The Wedding Bells
Summer Bones Standoff
MNT Fall Desire Fashion House
Mid-season Wicked Wicked Games Watch Over Me
Summer My Friday Night Movie
NBC Fall Deal or No Deal Las Vegas Law & Order
Follow-up 1 vs. 100
Mid-season
Follow-up Identity Raines
Summer 1 vs. 100 Drama repeats Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Saturday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Saturday Night Football
Mid-season ABC Saturday Night Movie Brothers & Sisters (Reruns)
Summer
Follow-up The Wonderful World of Disney Masters of Science Fiction
CBS Crimetime Saturday (Reruns) 48 Hours Mystery
FOX COPS COPS (Reruns) America's Most Wanted Local Programming
MNT Fall Desire (highlights) Fashion House (highlights)
Mid-season My Saturday Night Movie
Follow-up International Fight League
NBC Fall Dateline Saturday Night drama series reruns drama series reruns
Summer The Singing Bee (Reruns) America's Got Talent (Reruns) Medium

By network[edit]

ABC[edit]

CBS[edit]

The CW[edit]

Fox[edit]

MyNetworkTV[edit]

New series:

NBC[edit]

Pickups and cancellations[edit]

Full season pickups[edit]

ABC

CBS

The CW

FOX

NBC

Canceled or ended[edit]

ABC

CBS

FOX

NBC

The CW

MyNetworkTV

Footnotes[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.