What types of TV shows were popular in the 1980s?

What types of TV shows were popular in the 1980s?

The 80’s were also chock full of great memorable TV families like the Seavers, The Huxtables, The Keatons and more. Sitcoms were tops with The Facts of Life, Cheers and Golden Girls earning high ratings. Dramas also made their mark as some of the best on TV with series like Dallas, St. Elsewhere and Hill Street Blues.

What were the top 5 TV shows of 1985?

Top-rated United States television programs of 1985–86

Rank Program Rating
1 The Cosby Show 33.7
2 Family Ties 30.0
3 Murder, She Wrote 25.3
4 60 Minutes 23.9

What were three famous TV shows from the 1980s what years did they come out?

TV Series, Released between 1980-01-01 and 1980-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

  • Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
  • Bosom Buddies (1980–1982)
  • Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)
  • Take the High Road (1980–2003)
  • Yes Minister (1980–1984)
  • Hammer House of Horror (1980)
  • It’s a Living (1980–1989)
  • Fridays (1980–1982)

When did MTV become popular?

By the mid-1980s, MTV had produced a noticeable effect on motion pictures, commercials, and television. It also changed the music industry; looking good (or at least interesting) on MTV became as important as sounding good when it came to selling recordings.

What TV shows started in 1985?

TV Series, Released between 1985-01-01 and 1985-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

  • The Golden Girls (1985–1992) TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama.
  • MacGyver (1985–1992)
  • EastEnders (1985– )
  • Growing Pains (1985–1992)
  • Neighbours (1985– )
  • The Equalizer (1985–1989)
  • Moonlighting (1985–1989)
  • 227 (1985–1990)

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