Top-rated United States television programs of 1987–88

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1987–88 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 The Cosby Show NBC 27.8
2 A Different World 25.0
3 Cheers 23.4
4 The Golden Girls 21.8
5 Growing Pains ABC 21.3
6 Who's the Boss? 21.2
7 Night Court NBC20.8
8 60 Minutes CBS 20.6
9 Murder, She Wrote 20.2
10 ALF NBC18.8
The Wonder Years ABC
12 Moonlighting 18.3
L.A. Law NBC
14 Matlock 17.8
15 Amen 17.5
16 Monday Night Football ABC17.4
17 Family Ties NBC17.3
18 CBS Sunday Night Movie CBS17.2
19 In the Heat of the Night NBC17.0
20 My Two Dads 16.9
Valerie's Family
22 Dallas CBS16.8
23 NBC Sunday Night Movie NBC16.7
Head of the Class ABC
25 Newhart CBS16.5
26 NBC Monday Night Movie NBC16.4
27 227 16.3
28 Day by Day 16.2
29 Hunter 16.1
30 Aaron's Way 16.0

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. 1691. ISBN   978-0-345-49773-4.