Not only was "I Love Lucy" the most popular show of 1953, it ranked No. 2 on TV Guide's top 50 greatest shows of all time in 2002.

  1. I Love Lucy (CBS)
  2. Dragnet (NBC)
  3. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (CBS)
  4. You Bet Your Life (NBC)
  5. The Milton Berle Show (NBC)
  6. Arthur Godfrey and his Friends (CBS)
  7. Ford Theatre (NBC)
  8. The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS)
  9. Fireside Theatre (NBC)
  10. The Colgate Comedy hour (NBC)