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1958 - 1959 TV Show Ratings

RANK SHOW NETWORK

ESTIMATED AUDIENCE

1. Gunsmoke

CBS

17,404,200

2. Wagon Train NBC 15,865,950
3. Have Gun Will Travel CBS 15,074,850
4. The Rifleman ABC 14,547,450
5. The Danny Thomas Show CBS 14,415,600

6.

Maverick ABC 13,360,800

7.

Tales of Wells Fargo NBC 13,272,900

8.

The Real McCoys ABC 13,228,950

9.

I've Got a Secret CBS 13,097,100

10.

The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp ABC 12,789,450

11.

The Price is Right NBC 12,569,700

12.

The Red Skelton Show CBS 12,525,750
13. Zane Grey Theater CBS 12,437,850
14. Father Knows Best CBS 12,437,850
15. The Texan CBS 12,393,900
16. Wanted: Dead or Alive CBS 12,306,000
17. Peter Gunn NBC 12,306,000
18. Cheyenne ABC 12,262,050
19. Perry Mason CBS 12,086,250

20.

The Ford Show NBC 11,954,400

21.

Sugarfoot ABC 11,866,500

22.

The Ann Sothern Show CBS 11,866,500

23.

The Perry Como Show NBC 11,866,500

24.

Alfred Hitchcock Presents CBS 11,778,600

25.

Name That Tune CBS 11,734,650

26.

General Electric Theatre CBS 11,734,650

27.

The Lawman ABC 11,427,000

28.

Rawhide CBS 11,383,050

29.

This is Your Life NBC 11,339,100

30.

The Millionnaire CBS 11,251,200

Households with TV: 43,950,000