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.
Universe estimates used to calculate a program or network's rating within that particular demographic for the 1949-50 television season.
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.
|1||Milton Berle Show||NBC||80.0||61.7|
|2||Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts||CBS||70.6||42.8|
|3||Star Spangled Revue||NBC||57.6||57.6|
|4||Arthur Godfrey & His Friends||CBS||57.4||28.5|
|5||Ed Sullivan Show||CBS||56.5||35.7|
|6||Stop the Music||ABC||51.9||30.6|
|7||Gillette Cavalcade of Sports||NBC||51.1||37.2|
|12||Philco Television Playhouse||NBC||46.6||35.2|
|18||Martin Kane, Private Eye||NBC||40.3||32.7|
|19||Ford Television Theatre||CBS||38.3||38.3|
|20||Cavalcade of Stars||DuMont||36.5||25.9|