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This was the television schedule on all three United States television networks for the fall season beginning in September 1968. All times are Eastern and Pacific.

New fall series are highlighted in bold.

The highest-rated show for the year is colored in lime. The top ten highest-rated shows are colored in yellow. The top 20 highest-rated shows are colored in cyan. The top 30 highest-rated shows are colored in magenta.

Fall Schedule Edit

Sunday Edit

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Land of the Giants The F.B.I. #18 21.7 rating The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS Lassie Gentle Ben The Ed Sullivan Show #23 21.2 rating The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour #27 20.6 rating Mission: Impossible #11 23.3 rating
NBC The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color #22 21.3 rating The Mothers-in-Law Bonanza #3 26.6 rating The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show

Monday Edit

PM 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Avengers Peyton Place The Outcasts The Big Valley
CBS Gunsmoke #6 24.9 rating Here's Lucy #9 23.8 rating Mayberry R.F.D.* #4 25.4 rating Family Affair #5 25.2 rating The Carol Burnett Show #24 20.8 rating
NBC I Dream of Jeannie #26 20.7 rating Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In #1 31.8 rating NBC Monday Night at the Movies

Tuesday Edit

PM 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Mod Squad #28 20.5 rating It Takes a Thief N.Y.P.D. That's Life
CBS Lancer The Red Skelton Hour #13 23.3 rating The Doris Day Show #30 20.4 rating CBS News Hour / 60 Minutes
NBC The Jerry Lewis Show Julia #7 24.6 rating NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies #20 20.82 rating

Wednesday Edit

PM 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Here Come the Brides Peyton Place The ABC Wednesday Night Movie
CBS Daktari The Good Guys The Beverly Hillbillies #10 23.5 rating Green Acres The Jonathan Winters Show
NBC The Virginian #17 21.8 rating Kraft Music Hall The Outsider

Thursday Edit

PM 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Ugliest Girl in Town The Flying Nun Bewitched #12 23.3 rating That Girl Journey to the Unknown Local
CBS Blondie Hawaii Five-O The CBS Thursday Night Movies
NBC Daniel Boone #21 21.3 rating Ironside #16 22.3 rating Dragnet 1969 #19 21.4 rating The Dean Martin Show #8 24.1 rating

Friday Edit

PM 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Operation: Entertainment Felony Squad The Don Rickles Show The Guns of Will Sonnett Judd, for the Defense
CBS The Wild Wild West Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. #2 27.2 rating The CBS Friday Night Movies
NBC The High Chaparral The Name of the Game Star Trek

Saturday Edit

PM 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Dating Game The Newlywed Game The Lawrence Welk Show #29 20.5 rating The Hollywood Palace Local
CBS The Jackie Gleason Show #25 20.8 rating My Three Sons #14 22.8 rating Hogan's Heroes Petticoat Junction Mannix
NBC Adam-12 Get Smart The Ghost & Mrs. Muir NBC Saturday Night at the Movies

Mid-season Schedule Edit

Summer Schedule Edit

Pickups and Cancellations Edit

ReferencesEdit

  • Castleman, H. & Podrazik, W. (1982). Watching TV: Four Decades of American Television. New York: McGraw-Hill. 314 pp.
  • McNeil, Alex. Total Television. Fourth edition. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-024916-8.
  • Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (1994). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (3rd ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 0-345-31864-1.

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