1989 - 1990 TV Schedule

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Life Goes On Free Spirit Homeroom The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS 60 Minutes Murder, She Wrote The CBS Sunday Night Movies
FOX Booker America's Most Wanted Totally Hidden Video Married... with Children Open House The Tracey Ullman Show It's Garry Shandling's Show
NBC The Magical World of Disney Sister Kate My Two Dads NBC Sunday Night Movie

Note: On ABC,America's Funniest Home Videos premiered as a series at 8:00 on January 14, 1990.

On FOX, The Simpsons premiered as a series at 8:30 on January 14, 1990 after airing its Christmas special on December 17, 1989 in the same timeslot.


PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC MacGyver Monday Night Football
CBS Major Dad The People Next Door Murphy Brown The Famous Teddy Z Designing Women Newhart
FOX 21 Jump Street Alien Nation Local
NBC ALF The Hogan Family NBC Monday Night at the Movies


PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Who's the Boss? The Wonder Years Roseanne Chicken Soup thirtysomething
CBS Rescue 911 Wolf Island Son
NBC Matlock In the Heat of the Night Midnight Caller

Note: On ABC, Coach aired its second season at 9:30 beginning November 21, 1989, as a replacement for Chicken Soup, which declined in audience numbers each week and lost much of the lead-in audience of the #1 hit, Roseanne.


PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Growing Pains Head of the Class Anything but Love Doogie Howser, M.D. China Beach
CBS A Peaceable Kingdom Jake and the Fatman Wiseguy
NBC Unsolved Mysteries Night Court Nutt House / Dear John Jan.) Quantum Leap

Note: On NBC, the sitcom Dear John moved to 9:30 on January 17, 1990.


PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Mission: Impossible The Young Riders Primetime Live
CBS 48 Hours Top of the Hill Knots Landing
NBC The Cosby Show A Different World Cheers Dear John / Grand (Jan) L.A. Law

Note: On NBC, the sitcom Grand premiered at 9:30 on January 18, 1990.


PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Full House Family Matters Perfect Strangers Just the Ten of Us 20/20
CBS Snoops Dallas Falcon Crest
NBC Baywatch Hardball Mancuso, F.B.I.


PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Mr. Belvedere Living Dolls The ABC Saturday Mystery: B.L. Stryker, Columbo, Kojak, Christine Cromwell
CBS Paradise Tour of Duty Saturday Night with Connie Chung
FOX COPS The Reporters Beyond Tomorrow Local
NBC 227 Amen The Golden Girls Empty Nest Hunter