|1||The Cosby Show||NBC||33.7|
|3||Murder, She Wrote||CBS||25.3|
|The Golden Girls||NBC|
|10||Who's the Boss?||ABC||21.1|
|1||The Cosby Show||NBC||25.6|
|3||A Different World||NBC||23.0|
|6||The Golden Girls||NBC||21.4|
|7||Who's the Boss?||ABC||20.8|
|8||Murder, She Wrote||CBS||19.9|
|10||Anything but Love||ABC||19.0|
Second, for a decade remembered for everything being cool, 1980's television seems pretty lame. Miami Vice** for certain, maybe A Different World. But remember folks, that's a spinoff of the Cosby Show and lead in right after. A Different World was part of the Cosby juggernaut.
Four of these TV shows are about old people and a fourth, 60 Minutes is for old people. Cheers is about a bunch of losers sitting around a bar which ruins everyone with whom it comes in contact, Diane, Rebecca, even Robin Colcord.
*For foreign readers, American television seasons start in the autumn and end in late spring.
**Visionary NBC programing chief Brandon Tartacoff called the show 'MTV Cops'.