What Did Combat! Run Against?

    The following is a list of what shows ran opposite Combat! during its initial run on ABC. The information is from The Complete Directory of Prime Time TV Shows from Brooks and Marsh. Thank you to Nancy Durgin (aka "White Rook") for providing the information.
    Combat! aired from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday nights for all five seasons. Here's what it was up against:

    1962 - 63

    • ABC - "Combat!"
    • CBS - "Marshall Dillon" / "Lloyd Bridges Show"
    • NBC - "Laramie"
    • ("Marshall Dillon" was repeats of the early 1950's 30-minute "Gunsmoke")

    1963 - 64

    • ABC - "Combat!"
    • CBS - "Marshall Dillon" / "Red Skelton Hour" (1st half)
    • NBC - "Mr. Novak"
    • ("Red Skelton" ranked #11 this season)

    1964 - 65

    • ABC - "Combat!"
    • CBS - "Marshall Dillon" / "World War I"
    • NBC - "Mr. Novak"
    • ("Combat!" ranked #10 this season)

    1965 - 66

    • ABC - "Combat!"
    • CBS - "Rawhide" *[ Gil vs. Gil!!]
    • NBC - "My Mother the Car" / "Please Don't Eat the Daisies"

    1966 - 67

    • ABC - "Combat!"
    • CBS - "Daktari"
    • NBC - "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E."
    • ("Daktari" tied for #7 this season)



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