Airwolf premiered after the Superbowl on the evening of January 22, 1984 as a mid-season replacement series. As such, only eleven episodes were produced before the end of that first season. Detailed here are the original CBS Network air dates and times (given as Eastern/Pacific Standard).
After its pilot episode debut, Airwolf appeared on Saturday evenings opposite NBC sitcoms and ABC's The Love Boat.
1984 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
NBC DIFF'RENT STROKES SILVER SPOONS WE GOT IT MADE MAMA'S FAMILY YELLOW ROSE
CBS WHIZ KIDS AIRWOLF MICKEY SPILLANE'S
MIKE HAMMER
ABC T.J. HOOKER LOVE BOAT FANTASY ISLAND
01/22/84 Airwolf 03/10/84 Fight Like a Dove
01/28/84 Daddy's Gone A Hunt'n 03/24/84 Mad Over Miami
02/04/84 Bite of the Jackal 03/31/84 And They Are Us
02/11/84 Proof Through The Night 04/07/84 Mind of the Machine
02/18/84 One Way Express 04/14/84 To Snare a Wolf
03/03/84 Echos From the Past
AUTUMN RERUNS
08/13/84 Airwolf (R = Rerun) 09/01/84 To Snare a Wolf (R)
08/18/84 One Way Express (R) 09/08/84 Bite of the Jackal (R)
08/25/84 Echos From the Past (R) 09/15/84 Fight Like a Dove (R)
After returning from summer hiatus, Airwolf's second season began in an earlier slot opposite sitcoms and T.J. Hooker.
1984 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
NBC DIFF'RENT STROKES GIMME A BREAK PARTNERS IN CRIME HOT PURSUIT
CBS AIRWOLF MICKEY SPILLANE'S MIKE HAMMER COVER UP
ABC T.J. HOOKER LOVE BOAT FINDER OF LOST LOVES
09/22/84 Sweet Britches 11/10/84 HX 1
09/29/84 Firestorm 11/17/84 Flight #093 Is Missing
10/06/84 Moffett's Ghost 11/24/84 Once A Hero
10/13/84 The Truth About Holly 12/08/84 Random Target
10/20/84 The Hunted 12/22/84 Bite of the Jackal (R)
10/27/84 Sins of the Past 12/29/84 Daddy's Gone A Hunt'n (R)
11/03/84 Fallen Angel
A mid-season change saw Airwolf back in its original time slot of 9 p.m. Again, it took on The Love Boat and more NBC sitcoms.
1985 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
NBC DIFF'RENT STROKES DOUBLE TROUBLE GIMME A BREAK IT'S YOUR MOVE BERRENGER'S
CBS OTHERWORLD AIRWOLF COVER UP
ABC T.J. HOOKER LOVE BOAT FINDER OF LOST LOVES
01/05/85 Condemned 03/02/85 Out of the Sky
01/12/85 The American Dream 03/09/85 Flight #093 Is Missing (R)
01/19/85 Firestorm (R) 03/16/85 Dambreakers
01/26/85 Inn at the End of the Road 03/23/85 Severance Pay
02/02/85 Santini's Millions 03/30/85 Moffett's Ghost (R)
02/09/85 Prisoner of Yesterday 04/06/85 Eruption
02/23/85 Natural Born 04/13/85 Short Walk to Freedom
SUMMER RERUNS
04/20/85 Random Target (R) 07/06/85 Echos From the Past (R)
04/27/85 The Hunted (R) 07/13/85 Short Walk to Freedom (R)
05/04/85 Inn at the End of the Road (R) 07/20/85 Once A Hero (R)
05/11/85 HX 1 (R) 07/27/85 Sins of the Past (R)
05/18/85 Santini's Millions (R) 08/17/85 Fallen Angel (R)
05/25/85 The American Dream (R) 08/24/85 Firestorm (R)
06/01/85 The Truth About Holly (R) 08/31/85 Bite of the Jackal (R)
06/08/85 Natural Born (R) 09/14/85 Eruption (R)
06/15/85 Out of the Sky (R) 09/21/85 Severance Pay (R)
06/22/85 Condemned (R)
To make room for a two-hour movie-of-the-week slot, upon Airwolf's third season return CBS moved it back to 8 p.m.
1985 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
NBC GIMME A BREAK FACTS OF LIFE GOLDEN GIRLS 227 HUNTER
CBS AIRWOLF SATURDAY NIGHT MOVIE
ABC HOLLYWOOD BEAT LIME STREET LOVE BOAT
09/28/85 The Horn of Plenty 11/09/85 Eagles
10/05/85 Airwolf II 11/16/85 Annie Oakley
10/12/85 And a Child Shall Lead 11/23/85 Jennie
10/19/85 Fortune Teller 11/30/85 The Deadly Circle
10/26/85 Crossover 12/14/85 Where Have All The Children Gone?
11/02/85 Kingdom Come 12/21/85 Half-Pint
For Airwolf's final network half-season, the show remained in the same time slot.
1986 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
NBC GIMME A BREAK FACTS OF LIFE GOLDEN GIRLS 227 REMINGTON STEELE
CBS AIRWOLF SATURDAY NIGHT MOVIE
ABC REDD FOXX BENSON FORTUNE DANE LOVE BOAT
01/11/86 Wild Fire 02/22/86 Break-In at Santa Paula
01/18/86 Discovery 03/01/86 The Horn of Plenty (R)
01/25/86 Day of Jeopardy 03/08/86 And a Child Shall Lead (R)
02/01/86 Little Wolf 03/15/86 The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
02/08/86 Desperate Monday 03/22/86 Tracks
02/15/86 Hawke's Run 03/29/86 Birds of Paradise
SUMMER RERUNS
05/03/86 Fortune Teller (R) 05/24/86 Little Wolf (R)
05/10/86 Kingdom Come (R) 05/31/86 Half-Pint (R)
05/17/86 Wild Fire (R) 06/07/86 Jennie (R)
After series cancellation (prior to re-casting for a new network), mid-Summer 1986 saw a move to Wednesday evenings.
1986 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
NBC HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN GIMME A BREAK YOU AGAIN ST. ELSEWHERE
CBS FOLEY SQUARE CHARLIE & COMPANY AIRWOLF WEST 57TH
ABC MACGYVER HARDCASTLE AND MCCORMICK HOTEL
06/18/86 Airwolf II (R) 07/09/86 Tracks (R)
06/25/86 Desperate Monday (R) 07/16/86 Hawke's Run (R)
07/02/86 The Deadly Circle (R) 07/23/86 Birds of Paradise (R)
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