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This was the United States broadcast television schedule on all six commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 1999. All times are Eastern and Pacific.

New series highlighted in bold.

The most watched show for the year is highlighted in lime. The top ten most watched programs are highlighted in yellow. The top 20 most watched programs are highlighted in cyan. The top 30 most watched programs are highlighted in magenta. The top 40 rated programs are highlighted in orange. The top 50 rated programs are highlighted in silver. Rankings determined by Nielsen Media Research.[1]

Note: The ABC game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire aired in nightly installments from August 16, 1999 to August 28, 1999, November 7, 1999 to November 24, 1999 and from January 9, 2000 to January 15, 2000. It then became a three-nights-a-week series airing Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays on January 16, 2000.

PBS, the Public Broadcasting Service, was in operation, but the schedule was set by each local station.

Ratings data for certain shows courtesy of Variety.com.

Sunday Edit

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Wonderful World of Disney #29 12.82 million (7.2/12) Snoops #57 10.26 million (6.7/10) The Practice #8 17.92 million (11.8/19)
CBS 60 Minutes #10 17.11 million (12.0/20) Touched by an Angel #9 17.19 million (11.6/18) CBS Sunday Movies #14 15.86 million (10.9/17)
Fox The World's Funniest! (3.1/5) King of the Hill #77 8.69 million (5.4/9) The Simpsons #23 13.87 million (8.2/13) Futurama #78 8.64 million (5.4/9) The X-Files #31 12.62 million (7.7/12) Local
NBC Dateline Sunday #64 9.38 million (6.3/10) Third Watch #47 11.18 million (7.6/12) NBC Sunday Night Movie #49 11.12 million (7.4/12)
WB 7th Heaven Beginnings 2.57 million (2.0/3) Felicity 2.97 million (2.2/3) Jack & Jill 2.53 million (1.9/3) Local

Note: On ABC, the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire Sunday (#2 27.93 million, 17.0/25) aired at 9:00 in midseason.

On Fox, the sitcom premiere Malcolm in the Middle (#19 15.23 million, 8.9/14) aired at 8:30 in midseason.

Monday Edit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 20/20 Monday #52 10.78 million (7.8/13) Monday Night Football #7 19.38 million (13.5/23)
CBS The King of Queens #30 12.71 million (8.5/14) The Ladies Man #42 11.78 million (7.9/12) Everybody Loves Raymond #11 17.08 million (11.4/17) Becker #18 15.26 million (10.4/19) Family Law #32 12.37 million (9.0/15)
Fox Time of Your Life 5.61 million (4.1/7) Ally McBeal #40 11.99 million (8.3/12) Local
NBC Suddenly Susan #94 6.62 million (4.9/8) Veronica's Closet #87 7.97 million (5.8/9) Law & Order: Special Victims Unit #35 12.18 million (8.7/15) Dateline Monday #53 10.74 million (7.9/13)
UPN Moesha 3.60 million (2.4/4) The Parkers 3.95 million (2.6/4) Grown Ups 3.33 million (2.2/3) Malcolm & Eddie 3.07 million (2.1/3) Local
WB 7th Heaven #95 6.44 million (4.4/7) Safe Harbor 4.15 million (2.3/4) Local

Tuesday Edit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Spin City #24 13.43 million (8.7/14) It's Like, You Know... #67 9.11 million (6.4/10) Dharma & Greg #15 15.76 million (10.4/16) Sports Night #44 11.54 million (7.8/12) Once and Again #51 10.93 million (7.9/13)
CBS JAG #22 14.07 million (9.7/15) 60 Minutes II #27 12.99 million (9.3/14) Judging Amy #21 14.10 million (10.2/17)
Fox Ally 6.19 million (4.5/7) That '70s Show #70 9.06 million (5.8/9) Party of Five 6.14 million (4.3/7) Local
NBC Just Shoot Me! #55 10.42 million (7.5/12) 3rd Rock from the Sun #85 8.21 million (6.0/10) Will & Grace #39 12.03 million (8.3/13) The Mike O'Malley Show (6.6/10) Dateline Tuesday #45 11.50 million (8.3/14)
UPN Shasta McNasty 2.30 million (1.6/2) Dilbert 1.82 million (1.3/2) The Strip 2.23 million (1.6/3) Local
WB Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4.74 million (3.2/5) Angel 4.79 million (3.2/5) Local

Note: On ABC, the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire Tuesday (#1 28.53 million, 18.6/29) aired at 8:00 in midseason, moving Spin City to Wednesdays at 9:30. Also on ABC, NYPD Blue (#16 15.59 million, 10.7/18) aired in midseason at 10:00. On Fox, Ally aired as re-edited half-hour repeats of the original hour-long Ally McBeal series.

Wednesday Edit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Two Guys and a Girl #56 10.28 million (7.0/12) Norm #54 10.70 million (7.8/12) The Drew Carey Show #20 14.50 million (9.5/15) Oh Grow Up #60 9.90 million (6.9/11) 20/20 Wednesday #41 11.89 million (8.5/14)
CBS Cosby #83 8.36 million (5.8/10) Work with Me (5.7/10) CBS Wednesday Movies #37 12.10 million (8.8/14)
Fox Beverly Hills, 90210 #84 8.33 million (5.6/9) Get Real (3.6/6) Local
NBC Dateline Wednesday #48 11.16 million (8.1/14) The West Wing #28 12.95 million (9.1/14) Law & Order #13 16.28 million (11.5/19)
UPN Seven Days 3.22 million (2.2/4) Star Trek: Voyager 5.01 million (3.3/5) Local
WB Dawson's Creek 4.04 million (3.0/5) Roswell 3.56 million (2.6/4) Local

Note: On ABC, Clerks premiered at 9:30 on May 31, 2000.

Thursday Edit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Whose Line Is It, Anyway? #50 11.02 million (6.8/11) Whose Line Is It, Anyway? #66 9.14 million (5.9/10) TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes 20/20 Downtown #43 11.68 million (8.3/14)
CBS Diagnosis: Murder #38 12.05 million (8.7/14) Chicago Hope #62 9.45 million (7.0/11) 48 Hours #73 8.95 million (6.6/11)
Fox World's Wildest Police Videos #90 7.44 million (4.9/9) Family Guy 6.32 million (4.2/7) Action (3.0/5) Local
NBC Friends #5 20.95 million (13.8/23) Jesse #12 16.65 million (11.4/18) Frasier #6 20.06 million (13.4/21) Stark Raving Mad #17 15.51 million (10.8/17) ER #4 24.95 million (16.9/28)
UPN WWF SmackDown! #91 7.32 million (4.7/7) Local
WB Popular 2.89 million (2.2/4) Charmed 4.76 million (3.3/5) Local

Note: On ABC, the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire Thursday (#3 27.17 million, 17.5/26) aired at 9:00 in midseason.

On NBC, the sitcom </span>Daddio</span> premiered on March 23, 2000 at 8:30.

On Fox, Family Guy only had two airings and one special Sunday airing, and then on March 7, 2000, the show was moved to Tuesdays.

Friday Edit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Hughleys #81 8.46 million (5.4/10) Boy Meets World #76 8.71 million (5.6/11) Sabrina, the Teenage Witch #58 10.24 million (6.4/11) Odd Man Out #80 8.50 million (5.4/10) 20/20 Friday #33 12.24 million (8.5/16)
CBS Kids Say the Darndest Things #65 9.32 million (6.3/12) Love & Money (5.7/10) Now and Again #63 9.42 million (6.3/11) Nash Bridges #46 11.24 million (7.4/13)
Fox Ryan Caulfield: Year One (2.6/5) Harsh Realm (3.6/6) Local
NBC Providence #26 13.14 million (9.4/17) Dateline Friday #36 12.15 million (8.9/16) Cold Feet (4.9/9)
UPN Blockbuster Video Shockwave Cinema 2.56 million (1.8/3) Local
WB Mission Hill (1.1/2) The Jamie Foxx Show 2.80 million (2.0/4) The Steve Harvey Show 3.13 million (2.2/4) For Your Love 2.81 million (2.0/4) Local

Note: On Fox, the game show Greed (#71 9.02 million, 5/8/10) aired at 9:00 in midseason.

Saturday Edit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC ABC Big Picture Show #69 9.06 million (5.9/11)
CBS Early Edition #74 8.76 million (5.8/11) Martial Law #59 10.08 million (6.5/12) Walker, Texas Ranger #34 12.22 million (7.9/15)
Fox COPS #88 7.81 million (5.1/10) COPS 2 #72 9.01 million (5.8/11) America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back #68 9.10 million (5.9/11) Local
NBC Freaks and Geeks #93 6.77 million (4.7/8) The Pretender #75 8.73 million (5.9/11) Profiler #86 8.10 million (5.6/10)

Pickups and ShowsEdit

Full Season ShowsEdit

ABC

  • 20/20
  • America's Funniest Home Videos
  • Boy Meets World
  • Clerks
  • Dharma & Greg
  • The Drew Carey Show
  • The Hughleys
  • It's Like, You Know...
  • Monday Night Football
  • Norm
  • NYPD Blue
  • Odd Man Out
  • Oh Grow Up
  • Once and Again
  • The Practice
  • Primetime
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
  • Snoops
  • Spin City
  • Sports Night
  • Strange World
  • Two Guys and a Girl
  • Whose Line Is It, Anyway?
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire
  • The Wonderful World of Disney
  • Wonderland

CBS

  • 48 Hours
  • 60 Minutes
  • 60 Minutes II
  • Becker
  • Chicago Hope
  • City of Angels
  • Cosby
  • Diagnosis: Murder
  • Early Edition
  • Everybody Loves Raymond
  • Family Law
  • JAG
  • Judging Amy
  • Kids Say the Darndest Things
  • The King of Queens
  • The Ladies Man
  • Love & Money
  • Martial Law
  • Nash Bridges
  • Now and Again
  • Touched by an Angel
  • Walker, Texas Ranger

Fox

  • Action
  • Ally
  • Ally McBeal
  • American High
  • America's Most Wanted
  • Beverly HIlls, 90210
  • Beyond Belief: Fact Or Fiction
  • COPS
  • Family Guy
  • Futurama
  • Get Real
  • Greed
  • Harsh Realm
  • It's Your Chance of a Lifetime
  • King of the Hill
  • Malcolm in the Middle
  • Party of Five
  • The PJ's
  • Ryan Caulfield: Year One
  • The Simpsons
  • Time Of Your Life
  • Titus
  • Thats '70s Show
  • Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?
  • The World's Funniest!
  • World's Wildest Police Videos
  • The X-Files

NBC

  • 3rd Rock from The Sun
  • Cold Feet
  • Daddio
  • Dateline NBC
  • ER
  • Frasier
  • Freaks and Geeks
  • Friends
  • Jesse
  • Just Shoot Me!
  • Law and Order
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • The Mike O'Malley Show
  • The Pretender
  • Profiler
  • Providence
  • Stark Raving Mad
  • Suddenly Susan
  • Third Watch
  • Veronica's Closet
  • The West Wing
  • Will & Grace

UPN

  • America's Greatest Pets
  • The Beat
  • Dilbert
  • Grown Ups
  • I Dare You! The Ultimate Challenge
  • Malcolm & Eddie
  • Moesha
  • The Parkers
  • Shasta McNasty
  • Seven Days
  • Star Trek: Voyager
  • The Strip

The WB

  • 7th Heaven
  • Angel
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Charmed
  • Dawson's Creek
  • Felicity
  • For Your Love
  • Jack & Jill
  • The Jamie Foxx Show
  • Mission Hill
  • Popular
  • Roswell
  • Safe Harbor
  • The Steve Harvey Show

ReferencesEdit

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