Andy Griffith arrives. The Flintstones would run for six seasons, making it the only successful primetime animated series until The Simpsons thirty years later.
|ABC||6:30 Walt Disney Presents||Maverick||Lawman||The Rebel||The Islanders||The Valiant Years|
|CBS||Lassie||Dennis the Menace||The Ed Sullivan Show||The General Electric Theater||The Jack Benny Program||Candid Camera||What’s My Line?|
|NBC||Shirley Temple’s Storybook||National Velvet||The Tab Hunter Show||The Dinah Shore Chevy Show||The Loretta Young Show||This Is Your Life|
|ABC||The Cheyenne Show / Sugarfoot / Bronco||Surfside 6||Adventures in Paradise||Peter Gunn|
|CBS||To Tell the Truth||Pete and Gladys||Brining Up Buddy||The Danny Thomas Show||The Andy Griffith Show||Hennesey||Face the Nation|
|NBC||Riverboat||Tales of Wells Fargo||Klondike||Dante||The Barbara Stanwyck Show||Jackpot Bowling Starring Milton Berle|
|ABC||The Bugs Bunny Show||The Rifleman||The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp||Stagecoach West||Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond||. . .|
|CBS||. . .||Father Knows Best (reruns)||The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis||The Tom Ewell Show||The Red Skelton Show||The Garry Moore Show|
|NBC||Laramie||Alfred Hitchcock Presents||Thriller||specials|
|ABC||Hong Kong||Ozzie and Harriet||Hawaiian Eye||Naked City|
|CBS||The Aquanauts||Wanted: Dead or Alive||My Sister Eileen||I’ve Got a Secret||Armstrong Circle Theatre / The United States Steel Hour|
|NBC||Wagon Train||The Price Is Right||Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall||Peter Loves Mary||. . .|
|ABC||Guestward, Ho!||The Donna Reed Show||The Real McCoys||My Three Sons||The Untouchables||Take a Good Look|
|CBS||The Witness||Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater||Angel||The Ann Sothern Show||Person to Person||The DuPont Show with June Allyson|
|NBC||Outlaws||Bat Masterson||Bachelor Father||The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford||The Groucho Show||. . .|
|ABC||Matty’s Funday Funnies||Harrigan and Son||The Flinstones||77 Sunset Strip||The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor||The Law and Mr. Jones|
|CBS||Rawhide||Route 66||Mr. Garlund||The Twilight Zone||Eyewitness to History|
|NBC||Dan Raven||The Westerner||The Bell Telephone Hour / NBC News specials||Michael Shayne|
|ABC||The Roaring 20s||Leave It to Beaver||The Lawrence Welk Show||Fight of the Week
10:45 Make That Spare
|CBS||Perry Mason||Checkmate||Have Gun, Will Travel||Gunsmoke||. . .|
|NBC||Bonanza||The Tall Man||The Deputy||The Nation’s Future||. . .|
ABC: The Walter Winchell Show aired in October at 10:30 on Sundays. Expedition! ran at 7pm on Tuesdays. Peter Gunn moved from NBC for its third, final season.
CBS: Presidential Countdown aired in September and October at 10:30 on Mondays.
NBC: The Campaign and the Candidates aired in September and October at 9:30-10:30 on Saturdays. The Groucho Show was formerly named You Bet Your Life for its final season.
The NTA Film Network provided several programs to its 100+ affiliates, including Fox movies, The Third Man, The Oscar Levant Show, Assignment: Underwater, Q.T. Hush, Open End, Divorce Court, The Best of Bishop Sheen, Grand Jury, Play of the Week, Newsbeat, and The Mike Wallace Interview. NTA ended its primetime run in November 1961, but continued to syndicate a few programs over the next five years: The Best of Bishop Sheen (continued until the fall of 1963), Probe (1962-63), Tintin (1963-64), The Fair Adventure (1964-65), and Doodles (1965-66).
My Three Sons debuts on September 29, and would run until August 24, 1972. ABC’s Sunday morning political show Issues and Answers debuts in 1960, and would run until November 8, 1981, and was replaced by This Week with David Brinkley. Wide World of Sports debuts on April 29, 1961 and runs until August 2006. Syndicated program The Porter Wagoner Show debuts in 1960, and would run through 1979. Syndicated program insight debuts October 2 and would run until January 21, 1985.