Top-rated United States television programs of 1989–90

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This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1989–90 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research. [1]

RankProgramNetworkRating
1 The Cosby Show NBC 23.1
Roseanne ABC
3 Cheers NBC22.7
4 A Different World 21.1
5 America's Funniest Home Videos ABC20.9
6 The Golden Girls NBC20.1
7 60 Minutes CBS 19.7
8 The Wonder Years ABC19.2
9 Empty Nest NBC18.9
10 Monday Night Football ABC18.1
11 Unsolved Mysteries NBC18.0
12 Who's the Boss? ABC17.9
13 Murder, She Wrote CBS17.7
Chicken Soup ABC
15 Grand NBC17.6
16 L.A. Law 17.4
17 Dear John 17.2
18 Coach ABC17.0
19 In the Heat of the Night NBC16.9
20 Matlock 16.6
21 Growing Pains ABC15.4
22 Full House 15.3
Designing Women CBS
24 CBS Sunday Movie 14.9
Hunter NBC
26 Head of the Class ABC14.8
27 Murphy Brown CBS14.7
28 The Simpsons FOX 14.5
Night Court NBC
Doogie Howser, M.D. ABC

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.