Top-rated United States television programs of 1978–79

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1978–79 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 Laverne & Shirley ABC 30.5
2 Three's Company 30.3
3 Mork & Mindy 28.6
Happy Days
5 Angie 26.7
6 60 Minutes CBS 25.5
7 M*A*S*H 25.4
8 The Ropers ABC25.2
9 All in the Family CBS24.9
Taxi ABC
11 Eight Is Enough 24.8
12 Charlie's Angels 24.4
13 Alice CBS23.2
14 Little House on the Prairie NBC 23.1
15 ABC Sunday Night Movie ABC22.6
Barney Miller
17 The Love Boat 22.1
18 One Day at a Time CBS21.6
19 Soap ABC21.3
20 The Dukes of Hazzard CBS21.0
21 NBC Monday Night Movie NBC20.9
22 Fantasy Island ABC20.8
23 Vega$ 20.6
24 Barnaby Jones CBS20.5
25 CHiPs NBC20.3
26 Stockard Channing in Just Friends CBS20.2
27 Diff'rent Strokes NBC19.9
28 Monday Night Football ABC19.8
What's Happening!!
30 Lou Grant CBS19.7

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. 1688. ISBN   978-0-345-49773-4.