The Highest Rated Daytime Programs 
During Radio's Golden Age 

(Saturday & Sunday)
 1947-1948 Seasons

Program/Time Network Sponsor Hooper Rating

1. The Shadow 

Mutual Blue Coal 13.0

Sunday  5:00  PM

2. Harvest Of Stars

NBC International Harvester 11.2

Sunday  2:00  PM

3. True Detective Mysteries Mutual Oh Henry!  10.9

Sunday  4:30  PM

4. Eddie Howard's Orchestra NBC Sheaffer Pens 9.9

Sunday  3:00  PM

5. The Quiz Kids NBC Alka Seltzer,
One A Day 
9.8

Sunday  4:00  PM

6. Theater Of Today CBS Armstrong Rugs 9.1

Saturday  12:00  Noon

7. Stars Over Hollywood CBS Dari-Rich 9.0

Saturday  12:30  PM

8. Counterspy ABC Bit O' Honey 8.0

Sunday  5:30  PM

RCA Victor Program NBC RCA Victor 8.0

Sunday  2:00  PM

9. Grand Central Station CBS Pillsbury Sno Sheen
Cake Flour
7.8

Saturday  1:00  PM

10. Quick As A Flash Mutual Helbros Watches 7.5

Sunday  5:30  PM

11. The House Of Mystery Mutual Post Toasties 7.4

Sunday  4:00  PM

12. Juvenile Jury Mutual Gaines Dog Food 6.8

Sunday  3:30  PM

13. County Fair CBS Borden's Dairy Products 6.0

Saturday  1:30  PM

14. Adventurer's Club CBS Sheaffer Pens 5.9

Saturday  11:30  AM

The Hour Of Charm CBS Electric Companies 5.9

Sunday  5:30  PM

15. Ford Theater NBC Ford Motor Company 5.7

Sunday  5:00  PM

16. Give & Take CBS Toni Home Permanent 5.6

Saturday  2:00  PM

17. Here's To You CBS Hires Root Beer 4.7

Sunday  5:15  PM

18. Archie Andrews NBC Swift's Premium Franks 4.6

Saturday  10:30  AM

19. Let's Pretend CBS Cream Of Wheat 4.3

Saturday  11:00  AM

20. William L. Shirer Mutual Piedmont Clothes 3.9

Sunday  1:00  PM

 
 
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