1991–92 United States network television schedule

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The following is the 1991–92 network television schedule for the four major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States. The schedule covers primetime hours from September 1991 through August 1992. The schedule is followed by a list per network of returning series, new series, and series cancelled after the 1990–91 season. All times are Eastern and Pacific, with certain exceptions, such as Monday Night Football .

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New series are highlighted in bold. Series ending their original runs are highlighted in italics.

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

  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.

PBS is not included; member stations have local flexibility over most of their schedules and broadcast times for network shows may vary. From February 8 to 24, 1992, all of CBS' primetime programming was preempted in favor of coverage of the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, and from July 25 to August 9, 1992, all of NBC's primetime programming was preempted in favor of coverage of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

Sunday

Network7:00 PM7:30 PM8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Life Goes On America's Funniest Home Videos (#20/14.5) America's Funniest People (#25/13.8)
(Tied with The ABC Monday Night Movie)
The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS 60 Minutes (#1/21.9) Murder, She Wrote (#8/16.9) CBS Sunday Movie (#14/15.9)
Fox Fall True Colors Parker Lewis Can't Lose In Living Color Roc Married... with Children Herman's Head The Sunday Comics
Spring Roc In Living Color Stand By Your Man Get a Life
Summer Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures In Living Color Rachel Gunn, R.N. Parker Lewis Can't Lose Down the Shore Married... with Children Stand By Your Man
NBC Fall The Adventures of Mark & Brian Eerie, Indiana Man of the People Pacific Station NBC Sunday Night Movie
Follow-up Hot Country Nights
Spring Mann & Machine

Monday

Network8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Fall MacGyver Monday Night Football (#12/16.6)
Mid-season FBI: The Untold Stories American Detective The ABC Monday Night Movie (#25/13.8)
(Tied with America's Funniest People )
CBS Evening Shade (#15/15.6) Major Dad (#9/16.8) Murphy Brown (#3/18.6) Designing Women (#6/17.3) Northern Exposure (#16/15.5)
Fox Fox Night at the MoviesLocal Programming
NBC The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (#22/14.3)
(Tied with Empty Nest )
Blossom The NBC Monday Movie (#24/13.9)

Tuesday

Network8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Fall Full House (#7/17.0) Home Improvement (#4/17.5)
(Tied with Cheers )
Roseanne (#2/19.9) Coach (#10/16.7)
(Tied with Room for Two )
Homefront
Spring Room for Two (#10/16.7)
(Tied with Coach )
Civil Wars
Follow-up Coach (#10/16.7)
(Tied with Room for Two )
CBS Rescue 911 The CBS Tuesday Movie
NBC Fall I'll Fly Away In the Heat of the Night (#30/13.1)
(Tied with The Golden Girls )
Law & Order
Spring In the Heat of the Night (#30/13.1)
(Tied with The Golden Girls )
Law & Order Reasonable Doubts
Follow-up Dateline NBC
Summer Mann & Machine

Wednesday

Network8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Fall Dinosaurs The Wonder Years Doogie Howser, M.D. Sibs Anything But Love Good & Evil
Midseason Anything But Love Civil Wars
Spring The Wonder Years Doogie Howser, M.D. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Homefront
Late spring Room for Two (#10/16.7)
(Tied with Coach )
Sibs The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Summer Growing Pains Doogie Howser, M.D. Who's the Boss? Civil Wars
Follow-up
began Aug. 19
Doogie Howser, M.D. Home Improvement (#4/17.5)
(Tied with Cheers )
Arresting Behavior
CBS Fall The Royal Family Teech Jake and the Fatman 48 Hours (#29/13.2)
Late fall Brooklyn Bridge The Royal Family
Evening Shade Brooklyn Bridge
Winter Davis Rules
Spring The Royal Family Davis Rules
Late spring Davis Rules Brooklyn Bridge
Summer Davis Rules Raven
Late summer Howie
Freshman Dorm 2000 Malibu Road
NBC Unsolved Mysteries (#13/16.5) Night Court Seinfeld Quantum Leap

Note: Melrose Place premiered on Fox on Wednesday July 8, 1992.

Thursday

Network8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Fall Pros and Cons (*) FBI: The Untold Stories American Detective Primetime Live
SpringThe ABC Thursday Night Movie
Summer
begin Jul. 30
Who's the Boss? Growing Pains Homefront
CBS Fall Top Cops The Trials of Rosie O'Neill Knots Landing
WinterStreet Stories with Ed Bradley
Spring The Human Factor
Summer Bodies of Evidence
Fox The Simpsons Drexell's Class Beverly Hills, 90210 Local Programming
NBC The Cosby Show (#18/15.0) A Different World (#17/15.2) Cheers (#4/17.5)
(Tied with Home Improvement )
Wings (#19/14.6) L.A. Law (#28/13.3)

(*) Formerly known as Gabriel's Fire

Friday

Network8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Fall Family Matters (#27/13.5) Step by Step Perfect Strangers Baby Talk 20/20 (#21/14.4)
Winter Baby Talk Perfect Strangers
Follow-up Billy
Spring Dinosaurs Baby Talk
Summer
began Jul. 10
Perfect Strangers
CBS Fall Princesses Brooklyn Bridge The Carol Burnett Show Palace Guard
Winter Rescue 911 Tequila and Bonetti Hearts Are Wild
Spring Scorch Fish Police
Follow-up Rescue 911 CBS Friday Night Movie
Fox Fall America's Most Wanted The Ultimate ChallengeLocal Programming
Spring Sightings Totally Hidden Video
NBC Fall Matlock Dear John Flesh 'n' Blood Reasonable Doubts
Follow-up Pacific Station
Spring The Fifth Corner

Saturday

Network8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM
ABC Fall Who's the Boss? Growing Pains The Young Riders The Commish
Winter Capitol Critters Who's the Boss? Perfect Strangers Growing Pains
Spring Who's the Boss? Billy
Summer Julie Billy Perfect Strangers
Follow-up Billy Perfect Strangers On the Air
Follow-up MacGyver Human Target
CBS FallCBS Saturday Movie P.S. I Luv U
Winter Rescue 911
Spring The Boys of Twilight
Follow-up The Trials of Rosie O'Neill
Fox Fall COPS COPS Totally Hidden Video Best of the Worst Local Programming
Follow-up Charlie Hoover Get a Life
Winter Beverly Hills 90210
Spring Code 3 Totally Hidden Video
Summer Vinnie & Bobby
NBC Fall The Golden Girls (#30/13.1)
(Tied with In the Heat of the Night )
The Torkelsons Empty Nest (#22/14.3)
(Tied with The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air )
Nurses Sisters
Follow-up Walter & Emily
Spring The Powers That Be

By network

ABC

CBS

Fox

NBC

Note: The * indicates that the program was introduced in midseason.

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References

  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.