Top-rated United States television programs of 1960–61

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1960–61 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 Gunsmoke CBS 37.3
2 Wagon Train NBC 34.2
3 Have Gun – Will Travel CBS30.9
4 The Andy Griffith Show 27.8
5 The Real McCoys ABC 27.7
6 Rawhide CBS27.5
7 Candid Camera 27.3
8 The Untouchables ABC27.0
The Price Is Right NBC
10 The Jack Benny Show CBS26.2
11 Dennis the Menace 26.1
12 The Danny Thomas Show 25.9
13 My Three Sons ABC25.8
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15 The Ed Sullivan Show CBS25.0
16 Perry Mason 24.9
17 Bonanza NBC24.8
18 The Flintstones ABC24.3
19 The Red Skelton Show CBS24.0
20 General Electric Theater 23.4
21 Checkmate 23.2
22 What's My Line? 23.1
23 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 23.0
24 The Ford Show NBC22.9
25 The Garry Moore Show CBS22.7
26 The Lawman ABC22.3
27 The Rifleman 22.1
28 Cheyenne 22.0
29 Peter Gunn NBC21.9
30 Route 66 CBS21.7

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. 1682. ISBN   978-0-345-49773-4.