Old TV Shows

Following are the top-rated old TV shows from the 1950s:


Old TV Shows/October 1950 - April 1951 season:

  1.     Lone Ranger
  2.     Texaco Star Theatre
  3.     Fireside Theatre Philco TV Playhouse
  4.     Your Show of Shows
  5.     The Colgate Comedy Hour
  6.     Gillette Cavalcade of Stars
  7.     The Lone Ranger
  8.     Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
  9.     Hopalong Cassidy
  10.     Mama
  11.     Robert Montgomery Presents
  12.     Martin Lane, Private Eye
  13.     Man Against Crime
  14.     Kraft Television Theatre
  15.     The Toast of the Town


Old TV Shows/October 1951 - April 1952 season:

  1.     I Love Lucy
  2.     Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
  3.     Texaco Star Theatre
  4.     The Red Skelton Show
  5.     The Colgate Comedy Hour
  6.     Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
  7.     Fireside Theatre
  8.     Your Show of Shows
  9.     The Jack Benny Show
  10.     You Bet Your Life
  11.     Mama
  12.     Philco TV Playhouse
  13.     Amos 'N Andy
  14.     Gangbusters
  15.     Big Town


Old TV Shows/October 1952 - April 1953 season:

  1.     I Love Lucy
  2.     Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
  3.     Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
  4.     Dragnet
  5.     Texaco Star Theatre
  6.     The Buick Circus Hour
  7.     The Colgate Comedy Hour
  8.     Gangbusters
  9.     You Bet Your Life
  10.     Fireside Theatre
  11.     The Red Buttons Show
  12.     The Jack Benny Show
  13.     Life With Luigi
  14.     Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts
  15.     Goodyear TV Playhouse


October 1953 - April 1954 season:

  1.     I Love Lucy
  2.     Dragnet
  3.     Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
  4.     You Bet Your Life
  5.     The Chevy Show (Bob Hope)
  6.     The Milton Berle Show
  7.     Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
  8.     The Ford Show
  9.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  10.     Fireside Theatre
  11.     The Colgate Comedy Hour
  12.     This Is Your Life
  13.     The Red Buttons Show
  14.     The Life of Riley
  15.     Our Miss Brooks


Old TV Shows/October 1954 - April 1955 season:

  1.     I Love Lucy
  2.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  3.     Dragnet
  4.     You Bet Your Life
  5.     The Toast of the Town
  6.     Disneyland
  7.     The Chevy Show (Bob Hope)
  8.     The Jack Benny Show
  9.     The Martha Raye Show
  10.     The George Gobel Show
  11.     Ford Theatre
  12.     December Bride
  13.     Buick-Berle Show
  14.     This Is Your Life
  15.     I've Got A Secret


Old TV Shows/October 1955 - April 1956 season:

  1.     The $64,000 Question
  2.     I Love Lucy
  3.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  4.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  5.     Disneyland
  6.     The Jack Benny Show
  7.     December Bride
  8.     You Bet Your Life
  9.     Dragnet
  10.     The Millionaire
  11.     I've Got A Secret
  12.     General Electric Theatre
  13.     Private Secretary
  14.     Ford Theatre
  15.     The Red Skelton Show
  16.     The George Gobel Show


Old TV Shows/October 1956 - April 1957 season:

  1.     I Love Lucy
  2.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  3.     General Electric Theatre
  4.     The $64,000 Question
  5.     December Bride
  6.     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
  7.     I've Got A Secret
  8.     Gunsmoke
  9.     The Perry Como Show
  10.     The Jack Benny Show
  11.     Dragnet
  12.     Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
  13.     The Millionaire
  14.     Disneyland
  15.     The Red Skelton Show


October 1957 - April 1958 season:

  1.     Gunsmoke
  2.     The Danny Thomas Show
  3.     Tales of Wells Fargo
  4.     Have Gun Will Travel
  5.     I've Got A Secret
  6.     The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
  7.     General Electric Theatre
  8.     The Restless Gun
  9.     December Bride
  10.     You Bet Your Life
  11.     The Perry Como Show
  12.     Alfred Hitchcock Presents 

      13.     Cheyenne

      14.     The Ford Show

      15.     The Red Skelton Show

      16.     The Gale Storm Show

      17.     The Millionaire

      18.     The Lineup

      19.     This Is Your Life

      20.     The $64,000 Question

      21.     Zane Grey Theatre

      22.     Lassie

      23.     Wagon Train

      24.     Sugarfoot

      25.     Father Knows Best


Old TV Shows/October 1958 - April 1959 season:

  1.     Gunsmoke
  2.     Wagon Train
  3.     Have Gun Will Travel
  4.     The Rifleman
  5.     The Danny Thomas Show
  6.     Maverick
  7.     Tales of Wells Fargo
  8.     The Real McCoys
  9.     I've Got A Secret
  10.     The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
  11.     The Price Is Right
  12.     The Red Skelton Show
  13.     Zane Grey Theatre
  14.     Father Knows Best
  15.     The Texan
  16.     Wanted: Dead or Alive
  17.     Peter Gunn
  18.     Cheyenne
  19.     Perry Mason
  20.     The Ford Show
  21.     Sugarfoot
  22.     The Ann Southern Show
  23.     The Perry Como Show
  24.     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
  25.     Name That Tune


Old TV Shows/October 1959 - April 1960:

  1.     Gunsmoke
  2.     Wagon Train
  3.     Have Gun Will Travel
  4.     The Danny Thomas Show
  5.     The Red Skelton Show
  6.     Father Knows Best
  7.     77 Sunset Strip
  8.     The Price Is Right
  9.     Wanted: Dead Or Alive
  10.     Perry Mason
  11.     The Real McCoys
  12.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  13.     The Bing Crosby Show
  14.     The Rifleman
  15.     The Ford Show
  16.     The Lawman
  17.     Dennis The Menace
  18.     Cheyenne
  19.     Rawhide
  20.     Maverick
  21.     The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
  22.     Mr. Lucky
  23.     Zane Grey Theatre
  24.     General Electric Theatre
  25.     The Ann Southern Show


Shows from the 60s:

Following are the top-rated TV shows from the 60s:


Old TV Shows/October 1960 - April 1961 season:

  1.     Gunsmoke
  2.     Wagon Train
  3.     Have Gun Will Travel
  4.     The Andy Griffith Show
  5.     The Real McCoys
  6.     Rawhide
  7.     Candid Camera
  8.     The Untouchables
  9.     The Price is Right
  10.     The Jack Benny Show
  11.     Dennis the Menace
  12.     The Danny Thomas Show
  13.     My Three Sons
  14.     77 Sunset Strip
  15.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  16.     Perry Mason
  17.     Bonanza
  18.     The Flintstones
  19.     The Red Skelton Show
  20.     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
  21.     Celebrity Talent Scouts
  22.     General Electric Theatre
  23.     Checkmate
  24.     What's My Line
  25.     The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis


Old TV Shows/October 1961 - April 1962 season:

  1.     Wagon Train
  2.     Bonanza
  3.     Gunsmoke
  4.     Hazel
  5.     Perry Mason
  6.     The Red Skelton Show
  7.     The Andy Griffith Show
  8.     The Danny Thomas Show
  9.     Dr. Kildare
  10.     Candid Camera
  11.     My Three Sons
  12.     The Garry Moore Show
  13.     Rawhide
  14.     The Real McCoys
  15.     Lassie
  16.     Sing Along With Mitch
  17.     Dennis the Menace
  18.     Gunsmoke
  19.     Ben Casey
  20.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  21.     Car 54, Where Are You
  22.     The Flintstones
  23.     The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis
  24.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  25.     The Joey Bishop Show


Old TV Shows/October 1962 - April 1963 season:

  1.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  2.     Candid Camera
  3.     The Red Skelton Show
  4.     Bonanza
  5.     The Lucy Show
  6.     The Andy Griffith Show
  7.     Ben Casey
  8.     The Danny Thomas Show
  9.     The Dick Van Dyke Show
  10.     Gunsmoke
  11.     Dr. Kildare
  12.     The Jack Benny Show
  13.     What's My Line   
  14.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  15.     Hazel
  16.     I've Got a Secret
  17.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  18.     The Defenders
  19.     The Garry Moore Show
  20.     To Tell the Truth
  21.     Lassie
  22.     Rawhide
  23.     Perry Mason
  24.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  25.     Wagon Train


October 1963 - April 1964 season:

  1.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  2.     Bonanza
  3.     The Dick Van Dyke Show
  4.     Petticoat Junction
  5.     The Andy Griffith Show
  6.     The Lucy Show
  7.     Candid Camera
  8.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  9.     The Danny Thomas Show
  10.     My Favorite Martian
  11.     The Red Skelton Show
  12.     I've Got a Secret
  13.     Lassie
  14.     The Jack Benny Show
  15.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  16.     The Donna Reed Show
  17.     The Virginian
  18.     The Patty Duke Show
  19.     Dr. Kildare
  20.     Gunsmoke
  21.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  22.     Hazel
  23.     McHale's Navy
  24.     To Tell the Truth
  25.     What's My Line


Old TV Shows/October 1964 - April 1965 season:

  1.     Bonanza
  2.     Bewitched
  3.     Gomer Pyle USMC
  4.     The Andy Griffith Show
  5.     The Fugitive
  6.     The Red Skelton Hour
  7.     The Dick Van Dyke Show
  8.     The Lucy Show
  9.     Peyton Place II
  10.     Combat
  11.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  12.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  13.     My Three Sons
  14.     Branded
  15.     Petticoat Junction
  16.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  17.     Lassie
  18.     The Munsters
  19.     Gilligan's Island
  20.     Peyton Place I
  21.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  22.     The Virginian
  23.     The Addams Family
  24.     My Favorite Martian
  25.     Flipper


Old TV Shows/October 1965 - April 1966 season:

  1.     Bonanza
  2.     Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
  3.     The Lucy Show
  4.     The Red Skelton Hour
  5.     Batman (Thurs)
  6.     The Andy Griffith Show
  7.     Bewitched
  8.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  9.     Hogan's Heroes
  10.     Batman (Wed)
  11.     Green Acres
  12.     Get Smart
  13.     The Man From UNCLE
  14.     Daktari
  15.     My Three Sons
  16.     The Dick Van Dyke Show
  17.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  18.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  19.     The Lawrence Show
  20.     I've Got a Secret
  21.     Petticoat Junction
  22.     Gilligan's Island
  23.     Wild, Wild West
  24.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  25.     The Virginian


Old TV Shows/October 1966 - April 1967 season:

  1.     Bonanza
  2.     The Red Skelton Hour
  3.     The Andy Griffith Show
  4.     The Lucy Show
  5.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  6.     Green Acres
  7.     Daktari
  8.     Bewitched
  9.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  10.     Gomer Pyle, USMC
  11.     The Virginian
  12.     The Lawrence Welk Show
  13.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  14.     The Dean Martin Show
  15.     Family Affair
  16.     The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
  17.     Friday Night Movies
  18.     Hogan's Heroes
  19.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  20.     Saturday Night at the Movies
  21.     Dragnet
  22.     Get Smart
  23.     Petticoat Junction
  24.     Rat Patrol
  25.     Daniel Boone


October 1967 - April 1968 season:

  1.     The Andy Griffith Show
  2.     The Lucy Show
  3.     Gomer Pyle, USMC
  4.     Gunsmoke
  5.     Family Affair
  6.     Bonanza
  7.     The Red Skelton Show
  8.     The Dean Martin Show
  9.     The Jackie Gleason Show
  10.     Saturday Night at the Movies
  11.     Bewitched
  12.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  13.     The Ed Sullivan Show
  14.     The Virginian
  15.     Friday Night Movie
  16.     Green Acres
  17.     The Lawrence Welk Show
  18.     The Smothers Brothers' Comedy Hour
  19.     Gentle Ben
  20.     Tuesday Night at the Movies
  21.     Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
  22.     The FBI
  23.     Thursday Night Movie
  24.     My Three Sons
  25.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color


Old TV Shows/October 1968 - April 1969 season:

  1.    Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
  2.    Gomer Pyle, USMC
  3.    Bonanza
  4.    Mayberry RFD
  5.    Family Affair
  6.    Gunsmoke
  7.    Julia
  8.    The Dean Martin Show
  9.    Here's Lucy
  10.    The Beverly Hillbillies
  11.    Mission: Impossible
  12.    Bewitched
  13.    The Red Skelton Hour
  14.    My Three Sons
  15.    The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
  16.    Ironside
  17.    The Virginian
  18.    The FBI
  19.    Green Acres
  20.    Dragnet
  21.    Daniel Boone
  22.    Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  23.    The Ed Sullivan Show
  24.    The Carol Burnett Show
  25.    The Jackie Gleason Show


Old TV Shows/October 1969 - April 1970 season:

  1.     Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
  2.     Gunsmoke
  3.     Bonanza
  4.     Mayberry RFD
  5.     Family Affair
  6.     Here's Lucy
  7.     The Red Skelton Hour
  8.     Marcus Welby MD
  9.     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
  10.     The Doris Day Show
  11.     The Bill Cosby Show
  12.     The Jim Nabors Hour
  13.     The Carol Burnett Show
  14.     The Dean Martin Show
  15.     My Three Sons
  16.     Ironside
  17.     The Johnny Cash Show
  18.     The Beverly Hillbillies
  19.     Hawaii Five-O
  20.     The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
  21.     Hee Haw
  22.     Movie of the Week
  23.     The Mod Squad
  24.     Saturday Night Movie
  25.     Bewitched


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