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1955 - 1956 TV Show Ratings

RANK SHOW NETWORK

ESTIMATED AUDIENCE

1. The $64,000 Question

CBS

16,577,500

2. I Love Lucy CBS 16,088,900
3. The Ed Sullivan Show CBS 13,785,500
4. Disneyland ABC 13,052,600
5. The Jack Benny Show CBS 12,982,800

6.

December Bride CBS 12,913,000

7.

You Bet Your Life NBC 12,354,600

8.

Dragnet NBC 12,215,000

9.

The Millionnaire CBS 11,796,200

10.

I've Got a Secret CBS 11,691,500

11.

General Electric Theatre CBS 11,482,100

12.

Private Secretary CBS 11,307,600
13. Ford Theatre NBC 11,307,600
14. The Red Skelton Show CBS 11,272,700
15. The George Gobel Show NBC 11,133,100
16. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS 10,853,900
17. The Lineup CBS 10,749,200
18. The Perry Como Show NBC 10,574,700
19. The Honeymooners CBS 10,539,800

20.

The Adventures of Robin Hood CBS 10,504,900

21.

The Life of Riley NBC 10,435,100

22.

Climax CBS 10,330,400

23.

Your Hit Parade NBC 10,155,900

24.

Fireside Theatre NBC 10,121,000

25.

Lux Video Theatre NBC 10,086,100

26.

This Is Your Life NBC 10,051,200

27.

People are Funny NBC 9,911,600

28.

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show CBS 9,911,600

29.

The Chevy Show NBC 9,841,800

30.

The Phil Silvers Show CBS 9,806,900

Households with TV: 34,900,000