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1980 - 1981 TV Show Ratings

RANK SHOW NETWORK

ESTIMATED AUDIENCE

1. Dallas

CBS

27,565,500

2. The Dukes of Hazzard CBS 21,812,700
3. 60 Minutes CBS 21,573,000
4. M*A*S*H CBS 20,534,300
5. The Love Boat ABC 19,415,700

6.

The Jeffersons CBS 18,776,500

7.

Alice CBS 18,297,100

8.

House Calls CBS 17,897,600

9.

Three's Company ABC 17,897,600

10.

Little House on the Prairie NBC 17,657,900

11.

One Day at a Time CBS 17,578,000

12.

Real People NBC 17,178,500
13. Archie Bunker's Place CBS 17,098,600
14. Magnum, P.I. CBS 16,779,000
15. Happy Days ABC 16,619,200
16. Too Close for Comfort ABC 16,619,200
17. Fantasy Island ABC 16,539,300
18. Trapper John, M.D. CBS 16,539,300
19. Diff'rent Strokes NBC 16,539,300

20.

Monday Night Football ABC 16,459,400

21.

Laverne & Shirley ABC 16,459,400

22.

That's Incredible ABC 16,379,500

23.

Hart to Hart ABC 15,900,100

24.

ABC Sunday Night Movie ABC 15,500,600

25.

CHiPS NBC 15,500,600

26.

The Facts of Life NBC 15,420,700

27.

Lou Grant CBS 15,260,900

28.

Knots Landing CBS 15,181,000

29.

NBC Monday Night Movie NBC 15,021,200

30.

The Waltons CBS 14,861,400

Households with TV: 79,900,000