1982–83 United States network television schedule: Difference between revisions

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Each of the 30 highest-rated shows is listed with its rank and rating as determined by [[Nielsen Media Research]].<ref name="BM2">Highest-rated series is based on the annual top-rated programs list compiled by [[Nielsen Media Research]] and reported in: Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). ''The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows'' (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine. {{ISBN|978-0-345-49773-4}}.</ref>
 
:{{Color box|lime|border=darkgray}} Lime indicates the [[List of most watched television broadcasts|#1 most watched program]] of the season.
:{{Color box|yellow|border=darkgray}} Yellow indicates the programs in the top 10 for the season.
:{{Color box|cyan|border=darkgray}} Cyan indicates the programs in the top 20 for the season.
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" rowspan="3" | [[CBS]]
! Fall
| bgcolor="#00FF00FFFF00" rowspan="3" colspan="2" | [[60 Minutes]] (1/25.5)
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" | [[Archie Bunker's Place]] (22/18.3)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[That's Incredible!]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#00FFFF" rowspan="3" | '''[[Gloria (TV series)|Gloria]]''' (18/18.7)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Trapper John, M.D.]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#00FFFF" rowspan="3" | [[The Jeffersons]] (12/20.0)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Newhart]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#00FFFF" | [[One Day at a Time]] (16/19.1)
| bgcolor="#00FFFF" rowspan="3" colspan="2" | [[Trapper John, M.D.]] (18/18.7)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Gloria (TV series)|Gloria]]'')</small>
|-
! Spring
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" rowspan="3" | [[American Broadcasting Company|ABC]]
! Fall
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | [[That's Incredible!]] (22/18.3)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Archie Bunker's Place]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" colspan="4" | [[Monday Night Football|ABC NFL Monday Night Football]] (September) (10/20.1)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[The A-Team]]'')</small>
|-
! Winter
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" rowspan="2" | '''[[Square Pegs]]'''
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [[Private Benjamin (TV series)|Private Benjamin]]
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" | ''[[M*A*S*H (TV series)|M*A*S*H]]'' (3/22.6)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Magnum, P.I.]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#00FFFF" | '''[[Newhart]]''' (12/20.0)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[The Jeffersons]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="2" rowspan="3" | [[Cagney & Lacey]]
|-
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" rowspan="2" | [[NBC]]
! Fall
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" colspan="2" | [[Little House on the Prairie (TV series)|Little House: A New Beginning]] (28/17.4)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Happy Days]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" rowspan="2" colspan="4" | [[The NBC Monday Movie|NBC Monday Night at the Movies]]
|-
|-
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" colspan="2" | [[American Broadcasting Company|ABC]]
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" | [[Happy Days]] (28/17.4)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Little House on the Prairie (TV series)#Little House: A New Beginning|Little House: A New Beginning]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" | ''[[Laverne & Shirley]]'' (25/17.8)
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" | [[Three's Company]] (6/21.2)
|-
! Winter
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" colspan="2" | '''[[The A-Team]]''' (10/20.1)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Monday Night Football]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="2" | '''[[Bare Essence]]'''
|}
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" rowspan="3" | [[NBC]]
! Fall
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" colspan="2" rowspan="3" | [[Real People]] (30/17.2)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[The Dukes of Hazzard]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" rowspan="3" | [[The Facts of Life (TV series)|The Facts of Life]]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | '''[[Family Ties]]'''
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" rowspan="2" | [[CBS]]
! Fall
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | [[Magnum, P.I.]] (3/22.6)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[M*A*S*H (TV series)|M*A*S*H]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | [[Simon & Simon]] (7/21.0)
| bgcolor="#00FFFF" colspan="2" | [[Knots Landing]] (20/18.6)
|-
! bgcolor="#C0C0C0" colspan="2" | [[CBS]]
| bgcolor="#FF00FF" colspan="2" | [[The Dukes of Hazzard]] (30/17.2)<br/><small>(Tied with ''[[Real People]]'')</small>
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" colspan="2" | [[Dallas (1978 TV series)|Dallas]] (2/24.6)
| bgcolor="#FFFF00" colspan="2" | [[Falcon Crest]] (8/20.7)