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1949-1950 Television Season

The 1949-1950 television season is the fourth network season in the United States television history. It began on Sunday, August 28, 1949 and ended on Saturday, March 25, 1950. The effective start date of the 1949-50 season for the purposes of audience measurement was September 1, 1949 through September 2, 1950.

Demographic Estimates

Universe estimates used to calculate a program or network's rating within that particular demographic for the 1949-50 television season.

DemographicPopulationShare
Households4,197,000
Persons 2+15,402,990

Highest-Rated Programs

Ranking of the highest recorded rating achieved by programs in the Persons 2+ demographic, at any point in time, during the span of the 1949-50 network television season.

Events

1949

September

  1. Martin Kane, Private Eye premieres on NBC.
  2. Lone Ranger premieres on ABC.
  3. Big Story premieres on NBC.
  4. Wayne King premieres on NBC.

October

  1. Original Amateur Hour premieres on NBC.
  2. Aldrich Family premieres on NBC.
  3. Break the Bank premieres on NBC.
  4. Man Against Crime premieres on CBS.

1950

January

  1. Ken Murray Show premieres on CBS.
  2. Robert Montgomery Presents premieres on NBC.

February

  1. What's My Line? premieres on CBS.

March

  1. Jack Carter Show premieres on NBC.
  2. Your Show of Shows premieres on NBC.

April

  1. Toni Twin Time premieres on CBS.
  2. Alan Young Show premieres on CBS.
  3. Star Spangled Revue premieres on NBC.

June

  1. Armstrong Circle Theatre premieres on NBC.

July

  1. Ford Star Revue premieres on NBC.
  2. The Web premieres on CBS.

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