Television Quiz / Highest Rated Shows (1950-2015)

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Can you name the TV series with the highest Nielsen rating on each network in each season (1950-2015)?

 Plays Quiz Updated Feb 16, 2019

The highest overall rated series each year has an asterisk at the end of the Year field.
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CBS
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