The 1950-1951 television season is the fifth network season in United States television history. It began on Sunday, August 27, 1950 and ended on Saturday, April 21, 1951. The effective start date of the 1950-51 season for the purposes of audience measurement was Sunday, August 27, 1950 through Saturday, September 29, 1951.
Top 10 ranking of the highest achieved rating by programs during the span of the 1950-51 TV season. See the extended list of the 1950-51 top-rated shows.
|1||Milton Berle Show||NBC||75.4||39.6|
|2||Star Spangled Revue||NBC||63.2||63.2|
|3||Colgate Comedy Hour||NBC||60.6||29.9|
|4||Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts||CBS||60.0||31.2|
|5||Gillette Cavalcade of Sports||NBC||58.0||31.0|
|7||Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts||CBS||53.9||22.2|
|9||Your Show of Shows||NBC||51.5||32.4|
|10||Arthur Godfrey & His Friends||CBS||50.8||27.0|
Universe estimates used to calculate a program or network's rating within that particular demographic for the 1950-51 TV season.