The 1950-1951 television season is the fifth network season in the United States television history. It began on Sunday, September 3, 1950 and ended on Saturday, March 31, 1951. The effective start date of the 1950-51 season for the purposes of audience measurement was September 3, 1950 through September 1, 1951.
Universe estimates used to calculate a program or network's rating within that particular demographic for the 1950-51 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 1950-51 network television season.
|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||31.9|
|4||Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts||CBS||60.0||31.2|
|5||Gillette Cavalcade of Sports||NBC||58.0||36.0|
|7||Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts||CBS||53.9||22.2|
|8||Your Show of Shows||NBC||51.5||32.4|
|9||Arthur Godfrey & His Friends||CBS||50.8||27.0|
|10||Philco Television Playhouse||NBC||50.7||27.2|
|11||Robert Montgomery Presents||NBC||50.6||39.8|
|12||Jack Benny Program||CBS||49.3||43.4|
|13||America Applauds: An Evening for Richard Rodgers||NBC||48.5||39.0|
|16||Kraft TV Theatre||NBC||44.6||26.5|
|17||Ed Sullivan Show||CBS||44.5||28.6|