Random Fun Research from my upcoming Monkees Book

Where were you (or were you even around) for the 1966-67 Television Season?

Which shows did you watch then and which in reruns years later?

Bonanza title screen.jpg

Bonanza title screen” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia.

Skelton dress rehearsal.JPG
Skelton dress rehearsal” by Montsanto/CBS-TV. – pages 126 (photo) and 127 Life magazine 11 March 1957.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Cast 01.JPG
Cast 01” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia.

Top 30 Network Programs by household ratings
(Households with TVs – 55.15 million)

  • Bonanza (NBC) – 29.1
  • The Red Skelton Hour (CBS) – 28.2
  • The Andy Griffith Show (CBS) – 27.4
  • The Lucy Show (CBS) – 26.2
  • The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS) – 25.3
  • Green Acres (CBS) – 24.6
  • Daktari (CBS) – 23.4
  • Bewitched (ABC) – 23.4
  • The Beverly Hillbillies (CBS) – 23.4
  • Gomer Pyle USMC (CBS) – 22.8
  • The Ed Sullivan Show (CBS) – 22.8
  • The Virginian (NBC) – 22.8
  • The Lawrence Welk Show (ABC) – 22.8
  • A Family Affair (CBS) – 22.6
  • The Dean Martin Show (NBC) – 22.6
  • The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (CBS) – 22.2
  • Hogan’s Heroes (CBS) – 21.8
  • CBS Friday Night Movies (CBS) – 21.8
  • The Wonderful World of Disney (NBC) – 21.5
  • NBC Saturday Night Movies (NBC) – 21.4
  • Dragnet 1967 (NBC) – 21.2
  • Get Smart (NBC) – 21.0
  • Rat Patrol (ABC) – 20.9
  • Petticoat Junction (CBS) – 20.9
  • That Girl (ABC) – 20.8
  • Bob Hope (NBC) – 20.7
  • Tarzan (NBC) – 20.5
  • ABC Sunday Night Movie (ABC) – 20.4
  • The FBI (ABC) – 20.2
  • I Spy (NBC) – 20.2
  • My Three Sons (CBS) – 20.2
  • CBS Thursday Night Movies (CBS) – 20.2
 

monkees-4 squares with names (1)

I’m hard at work completing my upcoming book on The Monkees, The Monkees – A Made for TV Metatexual Menagerie for McFarland Publishing.

The book is scheduled for release in Spring 2016.

You can join my Monkees mailing list to receive future updates and notification of the books release.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.