Top-rated United States television programs of 1971–72

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1971–72 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 All in the Family CBS 34.0
2 The Flip Wilson Show NBC 28.2
3 Marcus Welby, M.D. ABC 27.8
4 Gunsmoke CBS26.0
5 ABC Movie of the Week ABC25.6
6 Sanford and Son NBC25.2
7 Mannix CBS24.8
8 Funny Face 23.9
Adam-12 NBC
10 The Mary Tyler Moore Show CBS23.7
Here's Lucy
12 Hawaii Five-O 23.6
13 Medical Center 23.5
14 The NBC Mystery Movie NBC23.2
15 Ironside 23.0
16 The Partridge Family ABC22.6
17 The F.B.I. 22.4
18 The New Dick Van Dyke Show CBS22.2
19 The Wonderful World of Disney NBC22.0
20 Bonanza 21.9
21 The Mod Squad ABC21.5
22 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In NBC21.4
23 The Carol Burnett Show CBS21.2
The Doris Day Show
25 Monday Night Football ABC20.9
26 ABC Sunday Movie 20.8
27 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour CBS20.2
28 Room 222 ABC19.8
Cannon CBS
30 CBS Friday Movie 19.5

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. 1686. ISBN   978-0-345-49773-4.