Eyes Glued to the Tube: the Most Watched TV Episodes of All Time

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Leave your namby-pamby Twin Peaks at the door! Artsy-fartsy critical darlings be damned! We’ve got a taste for the ratings jugular and we’re hungry to feed! These are shows that snobs scorn for the very reason the rest of us love them: they’re shared cultural experiences. Our top 5 most watched TV shows comprise a cross section of televisions cultural milieu: everything from comedy to drama, war to joy, weddings, funerals, and maybe a few poop jokes. So, pop some corn and remind yourself of these old favorites, while we indulge in a little nostalgia ourselves.
Eyes Glued to the Tube: the Most Watched TV Episodes of All Time
Image Credit: Flickr by Videocrab
Leave your namby-pamby Twin Peaks at the door! Artsy-fartsy critical darlings be damned! We’ve got a taste for the ratings jugular and we’re hungry to feed! These are shows that snobs scorn for the very reason the rest of us love them: they’re shared cultural experiences. Our top 5 most watched TV shows comprise a cross section of televisions cultural milieu: everything from comedy to drama, war to joy, weddings, funerals, and maybe a few poop jokes. So, pop some corn and remind yourself of these old favorites, while we indulge in a little nostalgia ourselves.
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Conclusion

Clearly, shared television experiences are not as common as they used to be. Much of this has to do with premium services, like streaming video and DVR, augmenting a show’s actual viewer ship versus its ratings. At top 5, we admonish you to investigate these programs regardless. After all, they’re the most popular programs of all time for a reason. Oh, and before you go bad mouthing us: Yeah, we didn’t include sports programs because there’s a different section for that. Besides, did you really want to read two Superbowl summaries?


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