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#172A: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-02-28, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Jackie Mason

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 

Jack Paar stated that this show with Jackie Mason, in top form, was one of the funniest shows he has ever done on The Tonight Show.

*Most of this series does not survive in any broadcast form. Kinescopes were discarded, burned, decomposed...whereabouts unknown. 2" Quadruplex Video Tape was expensive ($300 for a one hour reel), weighting 26 pounds, requiring great storage space. Video Tape could easily be erased and was used for new program recordings...retained briefly for a re-run and then erased or discarded. Legend has it that even Jack Paar himself hired a junk man to come to his home garage and paid to have JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW recordings discarded (reels of kinescopes and video tapes) that were now cluttering up his space. 

During this era in television history archiving television programming was not a primary concern or vision, and considered an arcane pursuit. 

ARCHIVAL TELEVISION AUDIO, INC. retains over 70 complete and excerpt JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW air checks (34 hours), including the complete Jack Paar's first anniversary telecast which was broadcast live from Havana Cuba (June 28, 1958). These originally recorded off the air pristine sound direct line 1/4" reel to reel audio tracks, recorded at the time of the original broadcasts, represent the only broadcast record of a "lost" visual telecast. ATA is the largest single repository (one collection), in the United Sates of Jack Paar Tonight Shows recordings. The combined archives of The Library of Congress, Paley Center for Media, and UCLA Film & Television retain a composite total of 13 hours of representative JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW broadcasts excerpts, all KINESCOPES (sound quality inferior to originally direct line 1/4" reel to reel home recordings at the time of the broadcast). No COMPLETE intact visual and audio broadcasts survive. There are no extant video taped surviving RECORDINGS of the JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW...not even an excerpt. 

For four years and eight months Jack Paar reigned supreme as host of the TONIGHT SHOW with a crew of regulars, but only two stayed with him for the entire run; announcer Hugh Downs and band leader Jose Melis, a former army buddy. Familiar faces who appeared many times with Jack included Dody Goodman, Betty Johnson, Elsa Maxwell, Alexander King, Genevieve, Jack Douglas; and wife Reiko, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hans Conreid, Peggy Cass, Cliff (Charley Weaver) Arquette, and Jonathan Winters.

 Hugh Downs substituted for Jack Paar 79 times, more than any other substitute host. There were 20 different substitute hosts for Paar over the period of the series run. Joey Bishop substituted for Paar 31 times. Arlene Francis, 30 times, Jonathan Winters, 26 times, Orson Bean, 21 times and Johnny Carson 15 times. All together there were 243 broadcasts which had substitute hosts filling in for Paar during Jack Paar's TONIGHT SHOW tenure. The title of the late night broadcast changed to THE JACK PAAR SHOW which took effect on February 3, 1958. The first video-taped broadcast aired on January 5, 1959. The LAST LIVE broadcast was aired July 3, 1959. "Best of Paar " Re-runs began on July 10,1959. Beginning July 20, 1959 Jack Paar began taking off Monday nights & guest hosts would substitute for him (approximately on alternate Mondays). The first color broadcast aired on September 19, 1960.
Theme music, "Everything is Coming Up Roses" was first used beginning in the Fall of 1959. 

Location broadcast telecasts of the program telecast away from the Hudson Theater in New York City occurred 14 times during this series run. 

Jan. 13-17, 1958                     Miami Beach, Florida
July 28, 1958                        Havana,Cuba           
Nov. 3-21, 1958                      Hollywood, California
March 2-20, 1959                     Hollywood, California
Nov. 10-12, 1959                  Nassau, Bahamas (Video Tape)
Nov. 30- Dec. 10, 1959               Hollywood, California
March 28-April 1, 1960            London, England (Video Tape)
Nov.9-11, 1960                    Hawaii (Video Tape) - b&w
Nov.14-24, 1960                     Hollywood, California
March 21-24, 1961                 London, England (Video Tape)
Sept. 12-14, 1961                 West Berlin (Video Tape)
Nov. 14-17, 1961                  Hollywood, California (Tape)
Nov. 21-24, 1961                  Hollywood, California (Tape)
March 13-16, 1962                 London, England (Video Tape)




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
#9450: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-13, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Peggy Cass, Jim Lucas, Robert Morley, Jose Melies, Samuel Shanton, Dickey Henderson

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
  Beginning London Shows with host Jack Paar in London, England.Hugh Downs host in New York with Jim Lucas, announcer.
Samuel Shanton professes to Jack that the Earth is flat. Other guests include, Robert Morley, Peggy Cass, and Dickey Henderson.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
#9451: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-14, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Peter Sellers, Jose Melies

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
 From London, Jack welcomes, Peter Sellers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
#9452: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-19, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Charles Laughton, Ed Sullivan, Dorothy Kilgallen, Jose Melies, William F. Buckley

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
 Return from London England. Broadcast from New York.

In his monologue Jack Paar comments on Dorothy Kilgallen, Ed Sullivan, and William F. Buckley. 

Jack interviews Charles Laughton.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
#9453: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-27, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Jonathan Winters, Billy Graham, Jose Melies

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
  Jack's guests include the Reverend Billy Graham, and Jonathan Winters.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
#183: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-29, WNBC, 43 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Jack E. Leonard, Alexander King, Robert Merrill, Buddy Hackett

Jack Paar makes his farewell appearance. Many guest stars from past shows join Jack, including Jack E. Leonard, Buddy Hackett, Robert Merrill, Alexander King and co-host Hugh Downs.
#9454: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-29, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Joey Bishop, Jack E. Leonard, Alexander King, Richard M. Nixon, Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Dorothy Kilgallen, George Burns, Buddy Hackett, Nipsey Russell, Robert Morley, Walter Winchell, Tallulah Bankhead, Jose Melies, Dr. Rev. Billy Graham

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
  FINAL FIRST RUN TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR.

 During the four and half years Jack Paar hosed the Tonight Show he clocked approximately 24,000 hours of programming of which only less than .1% survives!!! No video tapes survive. No color episodes survive. Only an handful of black and white kinescopes are extant.

What does survive is only a total of 13 hours archived by Paley Center for Media, Library of Congress, and UCLA Film & Television, combined. 

The greatest number of surviving broadcast TV Audio Air Checks in the country, representing THE JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW, is archived by ARCHIVAL TELEVISION AUDIO, INC. (34 hours). 

Among Jack's many guests on this final first run broadcast are Jack E. Leonard who opens the show. He acts as host for the first 15 minutes..introduces, many celebrities in the audience including Tom Poston, Sam Levenson, Selma Diamond, Jack Haskell and Max Asnas of the Stage Delicatessen. Jose Melies plays all of the familiar theme songs associated with Jack Paar. Hugh Downs reads excerpts for Abel Green's column "Variety' about the show and Jack.  Alexander King, and Buddy Hackett are live guests. On film Hugh Downs introduces good bye salutations from George Burns, Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Richad M. Nixon, Tallulah Bankhead, Joey Bishop, Robert Morley, Nipsey Russell, and Rev. Dr. Billy Graham. . In Jack's last monologue he reminisces about his feuds with Walter Winchell, Dorothy Kilgallen and Ed Sullivan.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
#184: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-30, WNBC, 51 min.
Jack Benny, Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Johnny Carson

Jack Paar's guest is Jack Benny. Hugh Downs is co-host. 
During Paar's monologue Jack states that Johnny Carson will be, most likely, the new host of The Tonight Show, starting in April, after he, Jack, leaves THE TONIGHT SHOW (last first run broadcast March 9,1962). 

NOTE: Johnny Carson did replace Jack Paar as permanent host of TTS, but due to a contractual agreement with ABC TV he could not begin his 30 year reign as host of The Tonight Show until October 1, 1962. 

This was to be the final televised "Jack Paar Tonight Show." This "Best of Paar" broadcast was a repeat of a telecast aired on November 22, 1961. 
                                                   
#6954: TONIGHT SHOW WITH GUEST HOST JERRY LEWIS, THE
1962-07-02, NBC, 95 min.
Jerry Lewis, Hugh Downs, Jack Carter, Henry Gibson, Skitch Henderson

Jerry Lewis returns for a second week as host of The Tonight Show. Included are NBC news commercials and spots for Ocean Spray, Tuck Tape, and L&M Cigarettes. 

The second interregnum (2 April 1962-28 September 1962). Because of his previous contract, Jack Paar's successor, Johnny Carson, was unable to take over the show until October 1, 1962. The twenty six week gap was filled by a succession of guest hosts, most of whom stayed for a week at a time. The parade included, among others, Mort Sahl, Soupy Sales, Art Linkletter, Groucho Marx, Merv Griffin, Jerry Lewis and Arlene Francis (The first woman to guest-host the show). Hugh Downs stayed on as the announcer until August, when he succeeded John Chancellor as host of the Today show; Ed Herlihy replaced Downs on Tonight. Skitch Henderson led the band during the transition period.                          
#245: TONIGHT SHOW WITH GUEST HOST HUGH DOWNS, THE
1962-08-14, WNBC, 43 min.
Hugh Downs, John Carradine, Jim Lucas, Sammy Davis Jr.

John Carradine and Sammy Davis Jr. each guest on two successive evenings. Jim Lucas is the announcer.
#247: TONIGHT SHOW WITH GUEST HOST HUGH DOWNS, THE
1962-08-17, WNBC, 48 min.
Hugh Downs, Jim Backus, Larry Storch, Jim Lucas, Jane Fonda, Rita Hayworth, Gary Merrill, Alan King

Guests for two consecutive nights are Jim Backus, Larry Storch, Jane Fonda, Rita Hayworth, Gary Merrill, Alan King, and announcer Jim Lucas. Hugh Downs pays tribute to "The Tonight Show" staff members and signs off for his final Tonight appearance.
#7218: MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY TELETHON: STARRING JERRY LEWIS
1962-12-09, SYND, 00 min.
Jerry Lewis, Hugh Downs, Jim Backus, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Lee Marvin, Ed Wynn, Vince Edwards, Dina Merrill, Bobby Van, Henry Mancini, Ethel Merman, Dorothy Collins, Harvey Lembeck, Milton Frome, Hy Averback, Alan Jones, Dr. Ralph Bunch

Celebrity guests appeal for funds to fight Muscular Dystrophy. A letter from President John F. Kennedy is read. Jerry concludes the telethon with what would be his signature song, "You'll Never Walk Alone."                                      
#360: MERV GRIFFIN SHOW, THE
1963-01-14, WNBC, 13 min.
Hugh Downs, Merv Griffin, Joe Philips

Guest Hugh Downs conducts the NBC orchestra with his own musical composition "Sandwriting." Also, comic Joe Philips appears.
#447: TODAY SHOW WITH HUGH DOWNS, THE
1963-04-19, WNBC, 29 min.
Hugh Downs, Marlon Brando

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

Hugh Downs interviews Marlon Brando in this very rare television appearance.
#541: TODAY SHOW WITH HUGH DOWNS, THE
1963-11-06, WNBC, 44 min.
Hugh Downs, Bronco Billy Anderson, Ken Maynard, Jack Lescoulie, Pat Fontaine

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

Hugh Downs, Jack Lescoulie, and Pat Fontaine celebrate the 60th anniversary of the movie western and look back at "Cowboy Movies" with special guest Ken Maynard. Bronco Billy Anderson, the first movie cowboy, is interviewed in Hollywood.
#544: TODAY SHOW WITH HUGH DOWNS, THE
1963-11-08, WNBC, 21 min.
Hugh Downs, Peter Lorre, Jack Lescoulie, Pat Fontaine, Lon Chaney Sr., Fay Wray

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

Horror Films are discussed by Hugh Downs and Jack Lescoulie and Pat Fontaine. Special guest is Fay Wray. A brief retrospective about Lon Chaney Sr. and Peter Lorre precede Wray's interview.
#V16: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-02-28, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Godrey Cambridge

     September 21, 1962 - September 10, 1965

A nostalgic Jack Paar and Hugh Downs reminiscence about their almost five years together on THE TONIGHT SHOW. They both have many funny anecdotes to share. 

Jack Paar elected to pursue a three year NBC series in prime time soon after stepping down as host of THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR (1957-1962). These broadcasts took on the form of a variety / talk show format. Each telecast opened with a Paar monologue. Also shown from time to time were personal home movies shot by Jack on various trips by the Paar family to Africa, Russia, and Europe.Jack's daughter, Randy Paar would often assist her dad narrating these films.  

Appearing with Jack were many of his old regulars from the TONIGHT SHOW including Alexander King, Oscar Levant and Jonathan Winters. This 10pm Friday prime time slot attracted many notable guests, including Richard Nixon, Barry Goldwater and Ted Kennedy. Also, given exposure were many young and veteran entertainers, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Ethel Merman, Peggy Lee, and stand-up comedians, among them, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Godfrey Cambridge, Jackie Vernon, Mike Nichols & Elaine May, Burns & Schreiber, and Dick Gregory. 

Impact appearances occurred introducing footage of The Beatles, prior to the group appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show, and a young Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), singing and spewing poetry with Jack and Liberace. 

After three years (one and a half years less than his tenure on THE TONIGHT SHOW), Jack Paar called it quits and would prematurely retire from the business with the exception of  producing and starring in a handful of Specials for NBC and accepting one brief return to regular television, for nine months, hosting an ABC late night talk show, JACK PAAR TONITE in 1973).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
#944: TODAY SHOW, THE
1964-03-18, WNBC, 64 min.
Jack Benny, Hugh Downs, Fred Allen, Jack Lescoulie, Parker Kennelly, Peter Donald, Max Asnas, Jim Harkins, Kenny Delmar

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

A live anniversary special salute to Fred Allen who died eight years ago in 1956. Joining Hugh Downs and Jack Lescoulie are Kenny Delmar, Parker Kennelly, Peter Donald, Max Asnas, Jim Harkins and some taped reflections by old pal Jack Benny. There are many personal reminiscences and some recreated skits live in the schedule.
#952: SIXTEENTH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS, THE
1964-05-25, WNBC, 94 min.
Jack Benny, Hugh Downs, Joey Bishop, Rod Serling, Chet Huntley, Danny Kaye, Jack Klugman, Nat King Cole, Garry Moore, John Daly, Milton Berle, Polly Bergen, Johnny Carson, Elliot Reid, Vince Edwards, Jane Wyatt, Carl Reiner, David L. Wolper, Shirley Booth, Lorne Greene, Mel Stuart, Richard Deacon, Pat Englund, Ruth White, Shelley Winters, Shirl Conway, Roberta Shore, James Drury, Zina Bethune, E.G. Marshall, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Patty Duke, David Janssen, Jerry Paris, James Franciscus, Dean Jagger, David Frost, Don Defore, Tom Gries, Inger Stevens, Gene Barry, Nancy Ames, Mel Brooks

Hosts for the sixteenth annual Emmy Awards are Joey Bishop in Hollywood and E.G. Marshall in New York. Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore introduce this special telecast. Humorous excerpts from past Emmy Award telecasts are played. A galaxy of celebrities appear including Danny Kaye, Hugh Downs, Chet Huntley, Rod Serling, Patty Duke, Jane Wyatt, Carl Reiner, David Janssen, Jerry Paris, James Franciscus, Dean Jagger, David Frost, John Daly, Don Defore, Shirley Booth, Tom Gries, James Drury, Roberta Shore, Polly Bergen, and Mel Brooks who with Reiner does a "2000 Year Old Man" skit. Other personalities appearing include Inger Stevens, Richard Deacon, Gene Barry, Ruth White, Zina Bethune, Shirl Conway, Garry Moore, Jack Klugman, Vince Edwards, Shelley Winters, Nat King Cole, Johnny Carson, Milton Berle, Lorne Greene. The cast from "That Was The Week That Was," Elliot Reid, Nancy Ames, Pat Englund, and David Frost satirize the 1963-64 television season. Jack Benny presents the Emmy Award for Program of the Year, "The Making of the President." Mel Stuart and David L. Wolper accept the award.
#V28A: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1965-03-12, NBC, 52 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Peggy Lee, Senor Wences

September 21, 1962-September 10, 1965. 

Recorded on September 9, 1965 (last broadcast in Prime Time of a Jack Paar Program). This airing was a re-run of original broadcast of March 12, 1965. 
#5182: DANNY THOMAS SPECIAL: THE ROAD TO LEBANON
1966-04-20, WNBC, 52 min.
Hugh Downs, Danny Thomas, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Sheldon Leonard, Claudine Auger

Musical-variety special based on the theme of Danny Thomas' adventures when he visits his relatives in Lebanon.
#7438: TODAY SHOW, THE: "RAGTIME TO ROCK."
1970-01-13, NBC, 00 min.
Hugh Downs, Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

Host Hugh Downs profiles the history of American jazz. Dupe Of Number 678.
#1103: TODAY SHOW, THE
1971-10-11, WNBC, 51 min.
Hugh Downs, Joe Garagiola, Frank McGee, Bob Hope, Johnny Carson, Marlon Brando, Barry Goldwater, Barbara Walters, Hubert Humphrey, Flip Wilson, Frank Blair

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

The last "Today Show" with Hugh Downs as host, who reminisces about past shows. Frank McGee, who replaces Downs joins the celebration. Barbara Walters gives tribute to her old partner, Downs. Other guests include Joe Garagiola & former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Frank Blair does the news. In the second segment, Frank McGee interviews Marlon Brando who is critical of the U.S. Government's broken treaties with the Yaccama Indian tribe in the state of Washington. Final taped farewells to Hugh Downs, from Flip Wilson, Bob Hope, Sen. Barry Goldwater, Johnny Carson & Dave Garroway.
#5489: VARIETY
1974-03-31, WABC, 52 min.
Hugh Downs, Roberta Peters, Gabe Kaplan, Jim Stafford, David Merrick, Rodney Allen Rippy, Evel Knievel, Sami Jo

A pilot for a possible series, recapturing some of the feelings not since the days of "The Ed Sullivan Show." Hugh Downs is host.
#10140: TODAY SHOW WITH HUGH DOWNS, THE
1975-03-14, NBC, 120 min.
Hugh Downs, Frank Blair

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

Newsman Frank Blair retires after twenty-five years as a reporter. The program focuses on some of the news events he covered during his career.
#6262: TODAY SHOW, THE
1975-09-19, NBC, 90 min.
Hugh Downs, Barry Goldwater, Barbara Walters, Jim Hartz

January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.

Bicentennial salute to Arizona. Guests include Senator Barry Goldwater and former "Today Show" host Hugh Downs. Hosts are Jim Hartz and Barbara Walters.
#9365: SEEDS
1976-04-11, NBC, 60 min.
Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs traces the rise of early Christianity through a tour of Mediterranean ruins. His stops include the remains of Pompeii in southern Italy; the Basilica of St. Paul's outside the walls of Rome; catacombs in Sousse; a fortress city on Tunisia's eastern coast; and Hagia Sophia, a memorial to Constantine located in Istanbul.

Host: Hugh Downs.             
#5700: TOMORROW SHOW WITH TOM SNYDER, THE
1977-12-02, WNBC, 60 min.
Hugh Downs, Tom Snyder

October 15, 1973-January 28, 1982. An hour-long talk show hosted by Tom Snyder. Network television's first entry into late-late-night programming on weeknights Monday thru Thursday, usually broadcasting on tape 1 AM to 2 AM. "Tomorrow" was expanded to 90 minutes on September 16, 1980.
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