Only "The Cosby Show" ever rivaled "All in the Family's" run at the top of the Nielsen ratings.

  1. All in the Family (CBS)
  2. The Waltons (CBS)
  3. Sanford and Son (NBC)
  4. M*A*S*H (CBS)
  5. Hawaii Five-O (CBS)
  6. Maude (CBS)
  7. Kojak (CBS)
  8. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (CBS)
  9. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (CBS)
  10. Cannon (CBS)