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1972 - 1973 TV Show Ratings

RANK SHOW NETWORK

ESTIMATED AUDIENCE

1. All in the Family

CBS

21,578,400

2. Sanford and Son NBC 17,884,800
3. Hawaii Five-O CBS 16,329,600
4. Maude CBS 16,005,600
5. Bridget Loves Bernie CBS 15,681,600

6.

The NBC Sunday Mystery Movie NBC 15,681,600

7.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show CBS 15,292,800

8.

Gunsmoke CBS 15,292,800

9.

The Wonderful World of Disney NBC 15,228,000

10.

Ironside NBC 15,163,200

11.

Adam 12 NBC 15,098,400

12.

The Flip Wilson Show NBC 14,968,800
13. Marcus Welby, M.D. ABC 14,839,200
14. Cannon CBS 14,515,200
15. Here's Lucy CBS 14,191,200
16. The Bob Newhart Show CBS 14,126,400
17. Tuesday Movie of the Week ABC 13,932,000
18. Monday Night Football ABC 13,608,000
19. The Partridge Family ABC 13,348,800

20.

The Waltons CBS 13,348,800

21.

Medical Center CBS 13,348,800

22.

The Carol Burnett Show CBS 13,154,400

23.

ABC Sunday Night Movie ABC 12,960,000

24.

The Rookies ABC 12,960,000

25.

Barnaby Jones CBS 12,895,200

26.

The Little People NBC 12,895,200

27.

ABC Wednesday Movie of the Week ABC 12,895,200

28.

NBC Monday Movie NBC 12,506,400

29.

ABC Monday Movie ABC 12,441,600

30.

The F.B.I. ABC 12,441,600

Households with TV: 64,800,000