This was the television schedule on all three networks for the fall season beginning in September 1966. All times are Eastern and Pacific.
New fall series are highlighted in bold.
The highest-rated show for the year is colored in lime. The top ten highest-rated shows are colored in yellow. The top 20 highest-rated shows are colored in cyan. The top 30 highest-rated shows are colored in magenta.
Note: This is the first full season in which practically all prime time programs were broadcast in color.
|ABC||Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea||The F.B.I.||The ABC Sunday Night Movie #28 20.39 rating|
|CBS||Lassie||It's About Time||The Ed Sullivan Show #13 22.79 rating||The Garry Moore Show||Candid Camera||What's My Line?|
|NBC||6:30 The Bell Telephone Hour / Actuality Specials||Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color #19 21.49 rating||Hey, Landlord||Bonanza #1 29.09 rating||The Andy Williams Show|
Note: On CBS, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour #16 (22.19 rating) premiered on February 5, 1967, from 9–10 p.m., thus giving the first serious challenge to Bonanza's ratings.
|ABC||The Iron Horse||The Rat Patrol #24 20.89 rating||The Felony Squad||Peyton Place||The Big Valley|
|CBS||Gilligan's Island||Run, Buddy, Run||The Lucy Show #4 26.19 rating||The Andy Griffith Show #3 27.39 rating||Family Affair #15 22.59 rating||The Jean Arthur Show||I've Got a Secret|
|NBC||The Monkees||I Dream of Jeannie||The Roger Miller Show (cancelled after Dec. 26)||The Road West / Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (once a month)||Run for Your Life|
Note: To Tell the Truth replaced The Jean Arthur Show on December 12. Captain Nice replaced The Roger Miller Show on January 9, the same night the similar Mister Terrific replaced Run, Buddy, Run on CBS. Both were cancelled at the end of the season.
|ABC||Combat!||The Rounders||The Pruitts of Southampton||Love on a Rooftop||The Fugitive|
|CBS||Daktari #7 23.39 rating||The Red Skelton Hour #2 28.19 rating||Petticoat Junction #23 20.89 rating||CBS News Hour/CBS Reports|
|NBC||The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.||Occasional Wife||NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies|
|ABC||Batman||The Monroes||The Man Who Never Was||Peyton Place||ABC Stage 67|
|CBS||Lost in Space||The Beverly Hillbillies #9 23.39 rating||Green Acres #6 24.59 rating||Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. #10 22.79 rating||The Danny Kaye Show|
|NBC||The Virginian #11 22.79 rating||Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre / Chrysler Presents a Bob Hope Special #26 20.69 rating||I Spy #29 20.19 rating|
|ABC||Batman||F Troop||The Tammy Grimes Show||Bewitched #8 23.39 rating||That Girl||Hawk|
|CBS||Jericho||My Three Sons||The CBS Thursday Night Movies #30 20.19 rating|
|NBC||Daniel Boone #25 20.79 rating||Star Trek||The Hero||The Dean Martin Show #14 22.59 rating|
|ABC||The Green Hornet||The Time Tunnel||The Milton Berle Show||Twelve O'Clock High|
|CBS||The Wild Wild West||Hogan's Heroes #18 21.79 rating||The CBS Friday Night Movies #17 21.79 rating|
|NBC||Tarzan #27 20.49 rating||The Man from U.N.C.L.E.||T.H.E. Cat||Laredo|
|ABC||Shane||The Lawrence Welk Show #12 22.79 rating||The Hollywood Palace||ABC Scope|
|CBS||The Jackie Gleason Show #5 25.29 rating||Pistols 'n' Petticoats||Mission: Impossible||Gunsmoke|
|NBC||Flipper||Please Don't Eat the Daisies||Get Smart #22 20.99 rating||NBC Saturday Night at the Movies #20 21.39 rating|
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