Nielsen Bottom 10, January 8th-14th, 1973

Week 18 of the 1972-1973 season started on Monday, January 8th, 1973 and ended on Sunday, January 14th, 1973. The highest-rated program was All in the Family on CBS with a 33.8/53 Nielsen rating/share. Here are the 10 lowest-rated programs:

## Program Network Rating
55 Mission: Impossible CBS 14.1/22
56 America NBC 14.0/24
57 Robert Young & Family Special CBS 13.4/23
58 Streets of San Francisco ABC 12.8/21
59 The Men ABC 12.1/22
60 Julie Andrews ABC 10.6/19
61 Antonioni’s China Special ABC 10.0/16
62 Alias Smith & Jones ABC   9.8/16
63 60 Minutes CBS   9.8/16
64 Nixon–Next 4 Years Spec. CBS   8.6/14

For the record, program titles are written exactly the way they were published in 1973.

CBS aired “Nixon: The Next Four Years” from 10-11PM ET on Monday, January 8th. ABC aired “Michelangelo Antonioni’s ‘China'” from 9-10PM ET on Thursday, January 11th. CBS aired “Robert Young and the Family” aired from 9:30-10:30PM ET on Sunday, January 14th.


“Paar Boosts ABC Share in Nielsen.” Los Angeles Times. 24 Jan. 1973: G18.

1 Comment

  • charles says:

    Wasn’t it ironic that CBS looked ahead to 4 years of Nixon and he didn’t last 2 years before resigning. I remember when Nixon reacted to a question from Dan Rather by asking whether he was running for office and Rather responded, “No, Mr President, are you?”.

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