Top-rated United States television programs of 1955–56

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1955–56 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 The $64,000 Question CBS 47.5
2 I Love Lucy 46.1
3 The Ed Sullivan Show 39.5
4 Disneyland ABC 37.4
5 The Jack Benny Show CBS37.2
6 December Bride 37.0
7 You Bet Your Life NBC 35.4
8 Dragnet 35.0
9 The Millionaire CBS33.8
10 I've Got a Secret 33.5
11 General Electric Theater 32.9
12 Private Secretary 32.4
Ford Theatre NBC
14 The Red Skelton Show CBS32.3
15 The George Gobel Show NBC31.9
16 Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS31.1
17 The Lineup 30.8
18The Perry Como ShowNBC30.3
19 The Honeymooners CBS30.2
20 The Adventures of Robin Hood 30.1
21 The Life of Riley NBC29.9
22 Climax! CBS20.6
23 Your Hit Parade NBC29.1
24 Fireside Theatre 29.0
25 Lux Video Theatre 28.9
26 This Is Your Life 28.8
27 People Are Funny 28.4
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show CBS
29 The Chevy Show NBC28.2
30 The Phil Silvers Show CBS28.1

References

  1. Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (Ninth Edition). Ballantine Books. p. 1681. ISBN   978-0-345-49773-4.