The Highest Rated Daytime Programs 
During Radio's Golden Age 

(Monday-Friday)
 1946-1947 Seasons

Program/Time Network Sponsor Hooper Rating

1. When A Girl Marries

NBC Sure Jell 8.8

Monday-Friday  5:00  PM  

2. The Right To Happiness

NBC Ivory Soap 8.1

Monday-Friday  3:45  PM

3. Portia Faces Life NBC Post's 40% Bran Flakes  7.9

Monday-Friday  5:15  PM

4. Breakfast In Hollywood ABC Ivory Flakes,
Kellogg's Pep
7.5

Monday-Friday  11:00  AM

Oxydol's Own Ma Perkins CBS Oxydol  7.5

Monday-Friday  1:15  PM

5. Our Gal Sunday CBS Anacin  7.3

Monday-Friday  12:45  PM

Young Widder Brown NBC Phillips' Tooth Paste,
Haley's M-O
7.3

Monday-Friday  4:45  PM

6. Big Sister CBS Ivory Soap 7.2

Monday-Friday  1:00  PM

Oxydol's Own Ma Perkins NBC Oxydol 7.2

Monday-Friday  3:15  PM

Pepper Young's Family NBC Camay 7.2

Monday-Friday  3:30  PM

7. Lorenzo Jones NBC Bayer Aspirin 7.0

Monday-Friday  4:30  PM

8. The Romance Of Helen Trent CBS BiSoDoL Mints 6.7

Monday-Friday  12:30  PM

9. Aunt Jenny's 
Real Life Stories
CBS Spry 6.5

Monday-Friday  12:15  PM

Backstage Wife NBC Dr. Lyon's 6.5

Monday-Friday  4:00  PM

Just Plain Bill NBC Anacin 6.5

Monday-Friday  5:30  PM

10. Young Dr. Malone CBS Crisco 6.3

Monday-Friday  1:30  PM

11. Kate Smith Speaks CBS Sanka Coffee 6.2

Monday-Friday  12:00  PM

12. Breakfast Club ABC Swift & Company,
Philco Radios,
Kellogg's Cereals
6.1

Monday-Friday  9:00  AM

Rosemary CBS Ivory Snow 6.1

Monday-Friday  11:45  AM

13. Front Page Farrell NBC BiSoDoL Mints 6.0

Monday-Friday  5:45  PM

14. The New Adventures
Of Perry Mason
CBS Camay, Ivory Flakes 5.7

Monday-Friday  2:15  PM 

The Second Mrs. Burton CBS LaFrance, Satina 5.7

Monday-Friday  2:00  PM

15. Life Can Be Beautiful NBC Crisco, Ivory Flakes 5.6

Monday-Friday  3:00  PM

16. The Woman In White NBC Wheaties 5.4

Monday-Saturday  2:15  PM

17. Road Of  Life CBS Duz 5.3

Monday-Friday  1:45  PM

Tom Mix Ralston 
Straightshooters
Mutual Ralston,
Shredded Ralston
5.3

Monday-Friday  5:45  PM

18. My True Story ABC Libby's Canned Foods 5.2

Monday-Thursday  10:00  AM

19. Joyce Jordan, M.D. NBC Dreft 4.9

Monday-Friday  10:45  AM

20. General Electric House Party
(Art Linkletter)
CBS General Electric Appliances 4.7

Monday-Friday  4:00  PM

Stella Dallas NBC Phillips' Milk Of Magnesia 4.7

Monday-Friday  4:15  PM

 
 
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