Top-rated United States television programs of 1988–89

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1988–89 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 The Cosby Show NBC 25.6
2 Roseanne ABC 23.8
3 A Different World NBC23.0
4 Cheers 22.3
5 60 Minutes CBS 21.7
6 The Golden Girls NBC21.4
7 Who's the Boss? ABC20.8
8 Murder, She Wrote CBS19.9
9 Empty Nest NBC19.2
10 Anything but Love ABC19.0
11 Dear John NBC18.5
12 Matlock 17.7
13 L.A. Law 17.6
Growing Pains ABC
15 ALF NBC17.5
Monday Night Football ABC
17 Unsolved Mysteries NBC17.4
18 In the Heat of the Night 17.3
19 Hunter 17.2
20 Head of the Class ABC17.1
21 Night Court NBC16.9
22 The Hogan Family 16.3
NBC Sunday Night Movie
The Wonder Years ABC
25 Amen NBC16.2
NBC Monday Night Movie
27 Knots Landing CBS16.1
CBS Sunday Movie
29 ABC Mystery Movie ABC15.4
Dallas CBS

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. 1692. ISBN   978-0-345-49773-4.