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#3628Z: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
0000-00-00, NBC, 110 min.
Sid Caesar, Steve Lawrence, Anne Meara, Eydie Gorme, Barbara Feldon

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971.

The 1967 version of THE KRAFT MUSIC HALL was an hour show which lasted for four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.

 This is a rare rehearsal MASTER AUDIO RECORDING (almost two hours) recorded on March 6th and 7th while the program was being tape recorded for later broadcast...edited and aired on March 17, 1971 as "SUBURBIA USA." 

Some of the highlights include Ed Herlihy's opening announcement and closing, without music, and with music; numerous  takes of Steve and Eydie singing "Getting Away," and "Peaceful In The Country." Also run through is a sketch, "The Neighbors," with Sid Caesar and Barbara Feldon,  and "The New Housekeeper," with Anne Meara. 
Another sketch, with Steve and Eydie, "Community Show" including Sid Caesar and Barbara Feldon who flubs a line...multiple takes are heard. Communication from the director in the control room is heard. Cross talk after a number of takes are recorded, and slate takes with audio pilot tone.  In addition we hear Steve Lawrence sing a medley of songs and Eydie Gorme sings "It Was A Good Time."  
Running time is 110 minutes which would be edited in half for March 17, 1971 airing on THE KRAFT MUSIC HAL: SUBURBIA USA.     
#6960: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1953-08-31, WNBT, 40 min.
Steve Allen, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon, Bobby Bryne

July 27, 1953- September 24, 1954   Prior to Steve Allen hosting The Tonight Show (Sept. 27, 1954-Jan. 25,1957...originally titled Tonight!) on network T.V. he hosted a similar late night show locally in New York City called the Steve Allen Show. It was seen in only three states, New York, New Jersey, & Connecticut (11:20pm-midnight). These Monday through Friday 40 minute telecasts included regulars, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon and Bobby Bryne and his orchestra. Sponsor was Knickerbocker beer on Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday only.  

 This is the oldest known broadcast record of Steve Allen's 14 month local  Pre-Tonight Show run, prior to National Tonight! broadcasts which premiered September 27, 1954.                          
#6961: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1953-09-01, WNBT, 40 min.
Steve Allen, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon, Bobby Bryne, James Michner

July 27, 1953- September 24, 1954   Prior to Steve Allen hosting The Tonight Show (Sept. 27, 1954-Jan. 25,1957) on network T.V. he hosted a similar late night show locally in New York City called the Steve Allen Show. (11:20pm-midnight). These Monday through Friday 40 minute telecasts included regulars, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon and Bobby Bryne and his orchestra. Sponsor was Knickerbocker beer on Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, only.  

This is the 27th broadcast in the series. Broadcast theme song, "Stay Just A Little While With Me," opens the show. Steve Allen, at the piano, sings "Cecilia." Jim Moran, who appears every Tuesday on the broadcast discusses with Allen "Oysters," as the Oyster season begins. Author James Mitchner joins in and also discusses his latest movie adaptation screenplay for the film "Return To Paradise," about to open in theaters nation wide. Incredible relaxed late night television from a bygone era as Steve offers a beer to Mitchner in-between anecdotes. Steve Lawrence, who just turned 18 years of age, sings "C'est si bon."   Bobby Byrne & his orchestra plays "Lover." Sign off, as Steve reminds viewers that this new late night series is on the air every weekday night for 40 minutes, 11:20pm to Midnight. Cast sings theme song "Stay Just A Little While With Me."                          
#6962: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1953-09-02, WNBT, 40 min.
Steve Allen, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon, Bobby Bryne, Bobby Rosengarten

July 27, 1953- September 24, 1954   Prior to Steve Allen hosting The Tonight Show (Sept. 27, 1954-Jan. 25,1957) on network T.V. he hosted a similar late night show locally in New York City called the Steve Allen Show. (11:20pm-midnight). These Monday through Friday 40 minute telecasts included regulars, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon and Bobby Bryne and his orchestra. Sponsor was Knickerbocker beer on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday only.                                       
#6963: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1953-09-03, WNBT, 40 min.
Steve Allen, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon, Bobby Bryne

July 27, 1953- September 24, 1954   Prior to Steve Allen hosting The Tonight Show (Sept. 27, 1954-Jan. 25,1957) on network T.V. he hosted a similar late night show locally in New York City called the Steve Allen Show. (11:20pm-midnight). These Monday through Friday 40 minute telecasts included regulars, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon and Bobby Bryne and his orchestra. Sponsor was Knickerbocker beer on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.                          
#6964: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1953-09-04, WNBT, 40 min.
Steve Allen, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon, Bobby Bryne

July 27, 1953- September 24, 1954   Prior to Steve Allen hosting The Tonight Show (Sept. 27, 1954-Jan. 25,1957) on network T.V. he hosted a similar late night show locally in New York City called the Steve Allen Show. (11:20pm-midnight). These Monday through Friday 40 minute telecasts included regulars, Steve Lawrence, Helen Dixon and Bobby Bryne and his orchestra. Sponsor was Knickerbocker beer on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.   Note: SOME VARIATIONS IN SOUND QUALITY.                          
#5908*: COLGATE COMEDY HOUR: "ANYTHING GOES"
1954-02-28, WNBT, 54 min.
N/A

September 10, 1950-December 25, 1955. Most shows were comedy-variety hours with guest hosts Martin & Lewis, Abbott & Costello, Eddie Cantor, Donald O'Connor, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, & Gordon MacRae. Starting in the Fall of 1952, occasional revues and musicals were broadcast. In the summer of 1955, the name of the series was changed to "Colgate Variety Hour," and when Colgate dropped its sponsorship, the show continued in January 1956 for one half season as the "NBC Comedy Hour." Woody Allen was one of the writers. SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
#6965: TONIGHT! STARRING STEVE ALLEN
1954-09-27, WRCA, 43 min.
Steve Allen, Steve Lawrence, Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Eydie Gorme, Pat Marshall

September 27,1954-January 25,1957 
Tonight! starring Steve Allen begins airing locally at 11:15pm, for 15 minutes, sponsored by Knickerbocker Beer. From 11:30 to 1:00am the broadcast aired nationally. 

The basic format of The Tonight Show was established during Allen's tenure: an opening monologue, a segment involving the studio audience (through interviews or games such as "Stump the Band"), and a simple set (a desk and chair for the host, a couch for the guests) were all trademarks of the Allen era. Allen inaugurated the out-of-town broadcast (the first one was done from Miami), the one guest show (Carl Sandburg was the first solo guest), and the one topic show (entire programs were devoted to such subjects as narcotics, civil rights, and black music). Allen also established the practice of paying his guests only "scale," the minimum fee required by union-network contract (this practice led to a highly publicized  feud between Steve Allen and Ed Sullivan and later between Jack Paar and Ed Sullivan, as Sullivan paid top dollar for his guests). Though Allen's Tonight! show closely resembled the shows of his successors, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson, it was a more musical show; Allen himself was an accomplished musician and composer (he wrote his theme, "This Could Be The Start of Something Big"), and he employed a nucleus of musical regulars on his show. In addition to announcer – sidekick Gene Rayburn, the show featured singers Steve Lawrence (who was only seventeen when he began singing on Allen's local show), Eydie Gormé (who subsequently married Steve Lawrence), Andy Williams (who later hosted several series of his own), and Pat Marshall (who was succeeded by Pat Kirby).  Skitch Henderson led the Orchestra. 

Steve Allen makes his network television Tonight! Show debut. The broadcast accents comedy, song & music. News & sports are handled by Gene Rayburn.                                                                
#5902*: COLGATE COMEDY HOUR: "REVENGE WITH MUSIC"
1954-10-24, WRCA, 54 min.
N/A

September 10, 1950-December 25, 1955. Most shows were comedy-variety hours with guest hosts Martin & Lewis, Abbott & Costello, Eddie Cantor, Donald O'Connor, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, & Gordon MacRae. Starting in the Fall of 1952, occasional revues and musicals were broadcast. In the summer of 1955, the name of the series was changed to "Colgate Variety Hour," and when Colgate dropped its sponsorship, the show continued in January 1956 for one half season as the "NBC Comedy Hour." Woody Allen was one of the writers. SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
#5910*: COLGATE COMEDY HOUR: "LET'S FACE IT"
1954-11-24, WRCA, 54 min.
N/A

September 10, 1950-December 25, 1955. Most shows were comedy-variety hours with guest hosts Martin & Lewis, Abbott & Costello, Eddie Cantor, Donald O'Connor, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, & Gordon MacRae. Starting in the Fall of 1952, occasional revues and musicals were broadcast. In the summer of 1955, the name of the series was changed to "Colgate Variety Hour," and when Colgate dropped its sponsorship, the show continued in January 1956 for one half season as the "NBC Comedy Hour." Woody Allen was one of the writers. SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
#6969: ALLEN IN MOVIELAND
1955-07-02, NBC, 79 min.
Steve Allen, Clint Eastwood, Tony Curtis, Benny Goodman, Pat Crowley, Tommy Rall, Rex Reason, Grant Williams, Jeff Chandler, Piper Laurie, Jane Howell, Mara Corday, Kieth Andes, Tim Hovey, Gretchen Houser, Jeanne Mahoney, Betty Scott, Dani Crane, Dan Riss, Lou Krugman, Davey Sharp, Johnny Day, Muriel Landers, Danny Dayton, Dante de Paolo, Douglas Dumbrille

A special filmed at Universal International revolving around the soon to be released feature "The Benny Goodman Story" Starring Steve Allen. Other UI stars upcoming films are previewed via clips and introductions, included in this broadcast, are solid entertainment and comedy segments, a dramatic sequence from the studio's upcoming "Bright Victory," reenacted live with Rex Reason, Grant Williams and in his television debut, Clint Eastwood.             
#6966: TONIGHT! STARRING STEVE ALLEN
1955-08-26, WRCA, 87 min.
Steve Allen, Andy Williams, Debbie Reynolds, Milton Berle, Steve Lawrence, Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Erroll Garner, Micki Marlo, Pete Ruggilo, Hy Averback

September 27, 1954 - January 25, 1957. This broadcast was the last from Hollywood which was the home of Tonight! Starring Steve Allen from June 27 to August 26, 1955. It was also the last time Hy Averback appeared as announcer.

The basic format of The Tonight Show was established during Allen's tenure: an opening monologue, a segment involving the studio audience (through interviews or games such as "Stump the Band"), and a simple set (a desk and chair for the host, a couch for the guests) were all trademarks of the Allen era. Allen inaugurated the out-of-town broadcast (the first one was done from Miami), the one guest show (Carl Sandburg was the first solo guest), and the one topic show (entire programs were devoted to such subjects as narcotics, civil rights, and black music). Allen also established the practice of paying his guests only "scale," the minimum fee required by union-network contract (this practice led to a highly publicized  feud between Steve Allen and Ed Sullivan and later between Jack Paar and Ed Sullivan, as Sullivan paid top dollar for his guests). Though Allen's Tonight! show closely resembled the shows of his successors, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson, it was a more musical show; Allen himself was an accomplished musician and composer (he wrote his theme, "This Could Be The Start of Something"), and he employed a nucleus of musical regulars on his show. In addition to announcer – sidekick Gene Rayburn, the show featured singers Steve Lawrence (who was only seventeen when he began singing on Allen's local show), Eydie Gormé (who subsequently married Steve Lawrence), Andy Williams (who later hosted several series of his own), and Pat Marshall (who was succeeded by Pat Kirby).  Skitch Henderson led the Orchestra.                                                                 
#5998: TOGETHER WITH MUSIC
1955-10-22, WCBS, 80 min.
Mary Martin, Noel Coward

Presented on "FORD STAR JUBILEE." Mary Martin and Noel Coward headline in this ninety minute review.
#5994: BETTY HUTTON SHOW, THE
1955-10-25, WNBC, 30 min.
Jimmy Durante, Bob Hope, Betty Hutton

Presented on "CHEVY SHOW." Joining the supercharged songstress, comedienne and actress Betty Hutton are Jimmy Durante and Bob Hope. Vaudeville is the theme of this one hour variety show. Not complete.
#5987: HIGH TOR
1956-03-10, WCBS, 90 min.
Everett Sloane, Bing Crosby, Hans Conreid, Julie Andrews, Nancy Olson, Lloyd Corrigan, John Picard

Presented on "FORD STAR JUBILEE." September 24, 1955-November 3, 1956. Broadcast entirely in color and sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, this series was a lavish presentation of monthly specials. The Judy Garland variety special launched the series to a rousing start on September 24, 1955. Based on a 1937 Broadway drama by Maxwell Anderson about the ghost of a 16th century Dutch girl, who aids a man struggling to keep his mountain from a group of people who are seeking to purchase it. At the end of the broadcast, the announcer states to viewers that the music from this production is available in stores on Decca Records.
#6968: STEVE ALLEN SHOW
1956-06-24, NBC, 59 min.
Steve Allen, Jerry Lewis, Kim Novak, Bob Hope, Vincent Price, Wally Cox, Gene Rayburn, Sammy Davis Jr, Will Mastin, Dane Clark, Bambi Linn, Rod Alexander

Commercials included in this TV Audio Air Check are, Jergens Woodbury beauty bar, Crosley and Bandix Home Appliances, Crosley radio and Television, and Viceroy Cigarettes.

Premiere broadcast.

June 24, 1956-December 27, 1961. The multi-talented Steve Allen- musician, composer, singer, comedian,author- was the star of this live weekly variety series that bore a strong resemblance to his informal, late-night Tonight! Show. Although the program had elements of music and serious aspects, comedy was far and away its major component. Steve had with him one of the most versatile and talented collections of improvisational comics ever assembled. Among the features that were used at one time or another on a semi-regular basis were: "Letters to the Editor," "The Allen Report to the Nation," "Mad-Libs," "Crazy Shots," "Where Are They Now," "The Question Man," "The Allen Bureau of Standards," and "The Allen All Stars." The most frequently used feature, and by far the most memorable, was the "Man on the Street Interview." It was here that the comics on the show developed their best-remembered characters: Louis Nye as suave, smug Gordon Hathaway, Tom Poston as the man who can't remember his own name, Skitch Henderson as Sidney Ferguson, Don Knotts as the extremely nervous and fidgety Mr Morrison, Pat Harrington as Italian golf pro Guido Panzini, and Bill Dana as shy Jose Jimenez.
#6973: AT SIXTY FIVE
1957-01-12, CBS, 54 min.
George Jessel, Eddie Fisher, Edward R. Murrow, Eddie Cantor, George Burns, Burt Lancaster, Gracie Allen, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Connie Russel, Milton Ager, Harry Akst, Jimmy Mchugh, Marilyn Cantor

A special one hour salute to Eddie Cantor celebrating his 65th birthday. On hand to salute him in this variety program are Edward R. Murrow, Burt Lancaster, Connie Russel, George Jessel, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Eddie Fisher, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnay, Milton Ager, Jimmy McHugh, and Cantor's daughter, Marilyn Cantor. Eddie Cantor wrote the script for the show, pre-empting The Jackie Gleason Show.                                                                                                                     
#6967: TONIGHT! STARRING STEVE ALLEN
1957-01-25, WRCA, 87 min.
Steve Allen, Hy Gardner, Milt Kamen, Jack Lescoulie, Lionel Hampton, Buddy Hackett, Bob Considine, Jayne Meadows, Peter Lawford, Earl Wilson, Micki Marlo, John Crosby, Sammy Davis, Sally Powers, Maggie Pierce, Dorothy Miller, Joe Interleggi, Vic Marcell, Jim Moran, Mrs. Sterling

September 27, 1954 - January 25, 1957. This evenings telecast is the final TONIGHT! show starring Steve Allen. A farewell party is staged. All the regular singers are featured in musical numbers and Steve uses some of the 'gimmicks which found great popularity on show during the 2 1/2 years on air, including the big salami, and goo goo dolls. Steve speaks briefly to some of the men on the new "Tonight" show which starts next week. They include Jack Lescoulie, Earl Wilson, Hy Gardner, & Bob Considine. 

The basic format of The Tonight! Show was established during Allen's tenure: an opening monologue, a segment involving the studio audience (through interviews or games such as "Stump the Band"), and a simple set (a desk and chair for the host, a couch for the guests), all trademarks of the Allen era. Allen inaugurated the out-of-town broadcast (the first one was done from Miami), the one guest show (Carl Sandburg was the first solo guest), and the one topic show (entire programs devoted to such subjects as narcotics, civil rights, and black music). Allen also established the practice of paying his guests only "scale," the minimum fee required by union-network contract (this practice led to a highly publicized  feud between Steve Allen and Ed Sullivan and later between Jack Paar and Ed Sullivan, as Sullivan paid top dollar for his guests). Though Allen's Tonight! show closely resembled the shows of his successors, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson, it was more a musical show; Allen himself was an accomplished musician and composer (he wrote his theme, "This Could Be The Start of Something Big"), and he employed a nucleus of musical regulars on his show. In addition to announcer – sidekick Gene Rayburn, the show featured singers Steve Lawrence (who was only seventeen when he began singing on Allen's local show), Eydie Gormé (who subsequently married Steve Lawrence), Andy Williams (who later hosted several series of his own), and Pat Marshall (who was succeeded by Pat Kirby).  Skitch Henderson led the Orchestra.                                       
#7025: CLUB OASIS
1958-03-29, WNBC, 00 min.
Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Joe Besser, Bob Lemond, Julie Redding

NBC- Sept 28th,1957-Sept 6th, 1958   

A bi-weekly variety series set in a night club.Each program hosted by a different guest star.
From June 7th, 1958 to final show, Sept 6th, 1958, Spike Jones took over as permanent host.

March 29th, 1958, Club Oasis. Spike Jones hosts with guests Helen Grayco, Julie Redding and Joe Besser, who does an Army recruiter sketch with Spike Jones. Announcer Bob Lemond mentions during the credits to tune in in two weeks when Dean Martin will host Club Oasis with his guest Eddie Fisher.    
#7093: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1958-05-18, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Carol Lawrence, Sophie Tucker, Maurice Chevalier, Kim Sisters, Jack E. Leonard, West Point Glee Club

             
#5931*: PONTIAC STAR PARADE: "GINGER ROGERS SPECIAL"
1958-10-15, WCBS, 54 min.
N/A

Presented on various networks, a series of specials which aired mostly on videotape (1958-1960).
#5931: GINGER ROGERS SPECIAL
1958-10-15, WNBC, 54 min.
Ray Bolger, Gingers Rogers, The Ritz Brothers

Presented on "PONTIAC STAR PARADE." Ginger Rogers is joined by her guests, Ray Bolger and the Ritz Brothers, in this live one hour musical revue that includes a satire on TV Westerns and an interpretation of Vaudeville.
#7064: DINAH SHORE CHEVY SHOW
1958-11-16, WNBC, 00 min.
Dinah Shore, Sid Caesar, Mahalia Jackson

October 5th, 1956-May,12th, 1963. 

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show was an American Variety Series, hosted by Dinah Shore and broadcast on NBC from October 5th. 1956- May, 12th,1963.





                                                                                                     
#7061: DEAN MARTIN SPECIAL
1958-11-22, WNBC, 00 min.
Phil Harris, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby

October 6, 1957- November 8th, 1983. Dean Martin's third of twenty one specials.            
#7065: DINAH SHORE CHEVY SHOW
1959-02-15, WNBC, 00 min.
Craig Stevens, Dinah Shore, Andre Previn, George Gobel, Vera- Ellen

October 5th, 1956-May,12th, 1963. 

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show was an American Variety Series, hosted by Dinah Shore and broadcast on NBC from October 5th. 1956- May, 12th,1963.





                                                                                                                  
#5934*: OMNIBUS: "FORTY FIVE MINUTES FROM BROADWAY"
1959-03-15, WRCA, 80 min.
N/A

November 9, 1952-April 16, 1961. Hosted by Alistair Cooke, the aptly titled series presented everything from dramas to musicals to documentaries. SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
#5925: PERRY COMO SHOW, THE: SALUTE TO BILLY ROSE
1959-03-21, WNBC, 25 min.
Nanette Fabray, Perry Como, The Everly Brothers, Billy Rose

September 12, 1955-June 12, 1963. In the fall of 1955 Perry Como returned to NBC where he hosted a weekly hour show. From 1955 to 1959 it was seen Saturday evenings and was titled "The Perry Como Show." From 1959 to 1963 it was seen Wednesday evenings and was titled "The Kraft Music Hall." Regulars included Frank Gallop and the Ray Charles Singers. After his final weekly June 12, 1963 broadcast Perry Como appeared in scores of specials, beginning October 3, 1963, airing on NBC, CBS & ABC, and concluding on December 6, 1986.

Perry welcomes his guests: Nanette Fabray, The Everly Brothers and songwriter Billy Rose.
#5933*: PONTIAC STAR PARADE: "GENE KELLY SHOW"
1959-04-24, WCBS, 54 min.
N/A

Presented on various networks, a series of specials which aired mostly on videotape (1958-1960). SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
#5995: GENE KELLY SHOW SPECIAL, THE
1959-04-24, WCBS, 52 min.
Gene Kelly, Liza Minnelli, Carl Sandburg

Presented on "PONTIAC STAR PARADE." Gene Kelly in a one hour show. Kelly dances to a poem recited by Sandburg, who also plays the guitar. 13 year old Liza Minnelli's second TV appearance of her career.
#2: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1959-06-07, WNBC, 5 min.
Steve Allen, Ingemar Johansson

Steve Allen clowns around with heavyweight champion Ingemar Johansson.
#859: FRANK SINATRA TIMEX SHOW
1959-10-19, WABC, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Mitzi Gaynor

Frank Sinatra welcomes guests Bing Crosby, Dean Martin and Mitzi Gaynor. A surprise guest, Jimmy Durante, appears at the end of this variety special.
#7062: DEAN MARTIN SPECIAL
1959-11-03, WNBC, 00 min.
Frank Sinatra, Mickey Rooney, Dean Martin

             
#5926: GENE KELLY SPECIAL
1959-11-21, WNBC, 54 min.
Gene Kelly, Carol Lawrence, Donald O'Connor

Presented on "THE PONTIAC STAR PARADE." Gene Kelly performs with his guests, Donald O'Connor and
Carol Lawrence.             
#5927: GENE KELLY SPECIAL
1959-11-21, WNBC, 54 min.
N/A

See program #5926.
#5: GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY STARRING JIMMY DURANTE
1959-12-06, WRCA, 49 min.
Jimmy Durante, Jane Powell, Eddie Hodges, Ray Bolger, Jimmie Rodgers

The schnozzola, Jimmy Durante himself, stars in a variety special with musical-comedy stars Ray Bolger, Jane Powell, Eddie Hodges and singer Jimmie Rodgers.
#5912*: CHEVY SHOW, THE: "AROUND THE WORLD WITH NELLIE BLY"
1960-01-03, WRCA, 54 min.
N/A

December 8, 1957-June 18, 1961. Programs not hosted by Dinah Shore (every 4th week during the season of 1957-58 and 1958-59, more often thereafter until June 1961) were known as "The Chevy Show." SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
#7004: BING CROSBY OLDSMOBILE SPECIAL
1960-02-29, WABC, 00 min.
Bing Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Perry Como, Elaine Dunn, Sandy Stewart, Philip Crosby

The 7th of 26 Bing Crosby specials (1954-1977).           
#28: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1960-05-30, WNBC, 53 min.
Louis Nye, Don Knotts, Steve Allen, Jonathan Winters, Phil Harris, Patrice Munsel, Pat Harrington Jr., Bill Dana, Gabe Dell

Steve Allen's guests include Jonathan Winters, Phil Harris, Patrice Munsel, and regulars Louis Nye, Pat Harrington Jr., Bill Dana, Don Knotts and Gabe Dell.
#29: STEVE ALLEN SHOW, THE
1960-06-06, WNBC, 56 min.
Louis Nye, Dayton Allen, Don Knotts, Steve Allen, Pat Harrington Jr., Bill Dana, Gabe Dell, Mort Sahl, Diana Dors, Jayne Meadows

Steve Allen's guests include Diana Dors, Mort Sahl, Jayne Meadows and regulars Louie Nye, Don Knotts, Pat Harrington Jr., Gabe Dell, Dayton Allen and Bill Dana. Everyone bids farewell on this final live show of the four year series.
#7021: CELEBRITY TALENT SCOUTS
1960-08-01, WCBS, 30 min.
Audrey Meadows, Phil Silvers, Sam Levinson, Ann Sheridan, Mickey Freeman

A summer replacement series hosted by
Sam Levenson in 1960,
August 1- September 26,

Jim Backus in 1962,
February 3, - September 11,

Merv Griffin in 1963,
July 2, - September 17, 

Art Linkletter in 1965, (ONE HOUR series)
June 22, - September 7.

Art Linkletter later hosted the program as a mid-season replacement for the Steve Lawrence Show, again in a one hour format, titled Art Linkletter's Hollywood Talent Scouts from December 20, 1965 - September 5, 1966.   

On this Premiere telecast, Phil Silvers introduces Mickey Freeman (Private Zimmerman) from Silver's iconic 1950's series, The Phil Silvers Show.                             
#5059: BING CROSBY SHOW, THE
1960-10-05, WABC, 52 min.
N/A

See program #869.
#7005: BING CROSBY OLDSMOBILE SPECIAL
1960-10-05, WABC, 00 min.
Carol Lawrence, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Mercer, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Philip Crosby

                        
#869: BING CROSBY SHOW, THE
1960-10-05, WABC, 52 min.
Carol Lawrence, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Mercer, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phil Crosby

Bing Crosby welcomes his guests Rosemary Clooney, Carol Lawrence, Johnny Mercer, and children Dennis Crosby, Philip Crosby and Lindsay Crosby. They all contribute in verse to this retrospective of Radio's Golden Age when Radio was king.
#5491: VICTOR BORGE SPECIAL, THE
1960-10-06, WABC, 52 min.
Izumi Yukimura, Victor Borge, Leonid Hambro

Victor Borge presents his first special of the year. Borge plays a concert version of Grieg's Concerto - Latin American style.
#5914: DONALD O'CONNOR SPECIAL, THE
1960-10-11, WABC, 54 min.
Andre Previn, Mitzi Gaynor, Donald O'Connor, Sidney Miller

Musical variety show starring Donald O'Connor and his guests, Mitzi Gaynor, Andre Previn and Sidney Miller in song, dances and comedy skits.             
#5989: BOB HOPE BUICK SPECIAL, THE: POTOMAC MADNESS
1960-10-22, WNBC, 54 min.
Bob Hope, Peter Leeds, Ginger Rogers, Perry Como, Herb Vigran, Lisa Davis, J. Edward McKinley, Charlie Lung, Eddie Marr, Stephen Chase, Lyle Moraine, Milton Frome, Frank Barton, David Rose And His Orchestra

An original political farce with music. Bob Hope, Ginger Rogers and Perry Como star in this political satire about an unscrupulous Washington hostess whose hobby is putting people into positions of political power.
#7063: DEBBIE REYNOLDS SPECIAL: A DATE WITH DEBBIE
1960-10-27, WABC, 00 min.
Charlie Ruggles, Debbie Reynolds, Carl Reiner, Walter Brennan, Cannonball Adderley, Carleton Carpenter

Debbie Reynolds first television special.      
#6979A: BELAFONTE...NEW YORK,19,N.Y.
1960-11-20, WCBS, 00 min.
Harry Belafonte, Gloria Lynne, Arthur Mitchell, Mary Hinkson, Julie Robinson, Pat Dunn, John Lewis, Modern Jazz Quartet, Contemporary String Quartet, Herb Levy

Centered around Manhattan's theater district,tonight's taped hour features jazz singer Gloria Lynne,dancers Arthur Mitchell,Mary Hinkson,Julie Robinson {Mrs.Belafonte}and Pat Dunn,John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet;the Contemporary String Quartet;and Herb Levy and his penny whistle.      
#7066: DINAH SHORE CHEVY SHOW
1960-11-20, WNBC, 00 min.
Art Carney, Dinah Shore, Patti Page

October 5th, 1956-May,12th, 1963. 

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show was an American Variety Series, hosted by Dinah Shore and broadcast on NBC from October 5th. 1956- May, 12th,1963.

10 minute excerpt. 





                                                                                                                               
#5923*: CHEVY SHOW, THE: "ARABIAN NIGHTS"
1960-11-27, WNBC, 54 min.
N/A

December 8, 1957-June 18, 1961. Programs not hosted by Dinah Shore (every 4th week during the season of 1957-58 and 1958-59, more often thereafter until June 1961) were known as "The Chevy Show." SEARCH PROGRAM TITLE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.
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