The Highest Rated Daytime Programs 
During Radio's Golden Age 

(Saturday & Sunday)
 1955-1956 Seasons

Program/Time Network Sponsor Nielsen Rating

1. National Farm & Home Hour  

NBC Allis Chalmers 4.0

Saturday  1:00  PM

2. Gunsmoke CBS L&M Filters 3.2

Saturday  12:30  PM

3. Woolworth Hour CBS F. W. Woolworth 2.1

Sunday  1:00  PM

4. Hour Of Decision
(Billy Graham)
ABC Billy Graham  1.4

Sunday  3:30  PM

5. Lutheran Hour Mutual Lutheran Laymen 1.1

Sunday  1:30  PM

6. Old Fashioned Revival Hour ABC Gospel Broadcasting 1.0

Sunday  4:00  PM

7. Radio Bible Class Mutual Bible Class 0.9

Sunday  10:00  AM

The Greatest Story Ever Told ABC Goodyear Tires 0.9

Sunday  5:30  PM

Voice Of Prophecy Mutual Voice, Inc. 0.9

Sunday  10:30  AM

8. Frank & Ernest Mutual Dawn Bible 0.8

Sunday  11:00  AM

9. Christian Science Heals Mutual Christian Science 0.6

Sunday  12:45  PM

Voice Of Prophecy ABC Voice, Inc. 0.6

Sunday  9:30  AM

10. Herald Of Truth ABC Church Of Christ 0.5

Sunday  1:00  PM

11. Back To God Hour Mutual Chr Reformed 0.4

Sunday  9:30  AM

Radio Bible Class ABC Bible Class 0.4

Sunday  8:00  AM

12. Revival Time ABC Assemblies Of God 0.2

Sunday  10:30  AM

13. Wings Of Healing Mutual Dr. Thomas Wyatt 0.1

Sunday  9:00  AM

 
 
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