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1955 - 1956 TV Schedule

Sunday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC You Asked For It Famous Film Festival Chance of a Lifetime The Original Amateur Hour Life Begins at Eighty Local
CBS Lassie The Jack Benny Program / Private Secretary The Ed Sullivan Show General Electric Theater Alfred Hitchcock Presents Appointment with Adventure What's My Line?
NBC It's a Great Life Frontier The Steve Allen Show Goodyear Television Playhouse / The Alcoa Hour The Loretta Young Show Justice
DMT Local

Note: On NBC, Color Spread aired as a monthly series 7:30-9 p.m.

Monday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Charles Daly and the News Topper (repeats) TV Reader's Digest The Voice of Firestone The Dotty Mack Show Medical Horizons The Big Picture Local
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News The Adventures of Robin Hood The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts I Love Lucy December Bride Studio One
NBC Mama's Little Babies 7:30 The Tony Martin Show / 7:45 Camel News Caravan Caesar's Hour Medic Robert Montgomery Presents Local
DMT Local 9:00 / 10:45 At Ringside

Note: On NBC, Producers' Showcase aired as a monthly series 8-9:30 p.m. No longer a network operation, DuMont continued airing its Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena on an occasional basis over individual stations until August 6, 1956.

Tuesday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Charles Daly and the News Warner Brothers Presents: Kings Row / Cheyenne / Casablanca The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Make Room for Daddy Du Pont Cavalcade Theater Talent Varieties Local
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News Name That Tune Navy Log You'll Never Get Rich Meet Millie The Red Skelton Show The $64,000 Question My Favorite Husband
NBC Local 7:30 The Dinah Shore Show / 7:45 Camel News Caravan The Milton Berle Show / The Martha Raye Show / The Chevy Show Jane Wyman's Fireside Theater Armstrong Circle Theatre / Pontiac Presents Playwrights '56 Big Town
DMT Local

Wednesday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Charles Daly and the News Disneyland MGM Parade Masquerade Party Break the Bank The Wednesday Night Fights
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News Brave Eagle Arthur Godfrey and His Friends The Millionaire I've Got a Secret The United States Steel Hour / The 20th Century Fox Hour
NBC Local 7:30 Coke Time with Eddie Fisher / 7:45 Plymouth News Caravan Screen Director's Playhouse Father Knows Best Kraft Television Theater This Is Your Life Midwestern Hayride
DMT Local What's the Story Local

Note: On DuMont, What's the Story aired only in September.

Thursday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Charles Daly and the News The Lone Ranger Life is Worth Living Stop the Music Star Tonight Down You Go Outside U.S.A. Local
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News Sergeant Preston of the Yukon The Bob Cummings Show Climax! / Shower of Stars Four Star Playhouse The Johnny Carson Show Wanted
NBC Local 7:30 The Dinah Shore Show / 7:45 Camel News Caravan You Bet Your Life The People’s Choice Dragnet Ford Theatre Lux Video Theatre
DMT Local

Friday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Charles Daly and the News The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Crossroads Dollar a Second The Vise Ethel and Albert Local
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News The Adventures of Champion Mama Our Miss Brooks The Crusader Schlitz Playhouse of Stars The Lineup Person to Person
NBC Local 7:30 Coke Time with Eddie Fisher / 7:45 Plymouth News Caravan Truth or Consequences The Life of Riley The Big Story Star Stage 10:00 Gillette Cavalcade of Sports / 10:45 Red Barber's Corner
DMT Local

Saturday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Local Ozark Jubilee (Grand Ole Opry 8:00-9:00 every fourth week) Lawrence Welk's Dodge Dancing Party Tomorrow's Careers Local
CBS The Gene Autry Show Beat the Clock Stage Show The Honeymooners Two for the Money It's Always Jan Gunsmoke Winky Dink and You
NBC Local The Big Surprise The Perry Como Show People Are Funny Texaco Star Theater: The Jimmy Durante Show / The Dennis Day Show The George Gobel Show Your Hit Parade
DMT Local