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1988 - 1989 TV Schedule

Sunday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Incredible Sunday (Oct.) Mission: Impossible (Oct.) The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS 60 Minutes Murder, She Wrote The CBS Sunday Night Movies
FOX 21 Jump Street America's Most Wanted Married... with Children It's Garry Shandling's Show The Tracey Ullman Show Duet Local
NBC The Magical World of Disney (Oct.) Family Ties Day by Day NBC Sunday Night at the Movies

Monday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC MacGyver Monday Night Football
CBS Newhart Coming of Age Murphy Brown (Nov.) Designing Women Almost Grown (Nov.)
NBC ALF The Hogan Family NBC Monday Night at the Movies

Note: CBS aired local and paid political programming Sept. and Oct.

Tuesday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Who's the Boss? Roseanne (Oct.) Moonlighting thirtysomething
CBS High Risk(Oct 4, 1988 only) / Local and paid political programming (Oct 11-Nov 1) / TV 101 (Nov.) The CBS Tuesday Night Movies
NBC Matlock In the Heat of the Night Midnight Caller (Nov.)

Note: On NBC, NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies often aired 8-10 p.m. or 9-11 p.m. from September through November. Moonlighting went on hiatus in February 1989, and returned on Sundays in April.

Wednesday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Growing Pains Head of the Class The Wonder Years Hooperman China Beach
CBS The Van Dyke Show (Oct.) Annie McGuire (Oct.) The Equalizer Wiseguy
NBC Unsolved Mysteries (Sep.) Night Court Baby Boom (Sep./Nov.) / My Two Dads(Jan.) Tattingers (Oct.)

Note: On CBS, Live! With Dick Clark aired 8-9 p.m. in September. On NBC, various specials aired 9:30-10 p.m. from September till November. Then on January 11th the second season of My Two Dads premiered. On ABC, Anything But Love premiered at 9:30 in March 1989.

Thursday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Knightwatch (Nov.) Dynasty W5
CBS 48 Hours Paradise (Oct) Knots Landing
NBC The Cosby Show A Different World Cheers Dear John (Oct.) L.A. Law

Note: On ABC, various specials and The ABC Thursday Night Movie aired 8-11 p.m. from September till early November. On CBS, CBS Special Movie aired 9-11 p.m. in September till mid-October.

Friday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Perfect Strangers Full House Mr. Belvedere Just the Ten of Us 20/20
CBS Beauty and the Beast Dallas Falcon Crest
NBC Something is Out There (Oct.) Miami Vice Rage Hard(Apr. 1989)

Saturday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Murphy's Law (Dec.) Police Story (Oct.)
CBS Dirty Dancing (Oct.) Raising Miranda (Nov.) Simon & Simon West 57th
FOX The Reporters COPS Local
NBC 227 Amen The Golden Girls Empty Nest (Oct.) Hunter

Note: On ABC, the limited-run series Crime of the Century aired in October and Trackdown in November, both 8-9 p.m. On CBS, Live! With Dick Clark, retitled to Dick Clark Presents, moved from Wednesday in September to Saturday for October and aired at 8-9 p.m.