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#5908: ANYTHING GOES
1954-02-28, WNBC, 54 min.
Frank Sinatra, Bert Lahr, Ethel Merman

September 10, 1950-December 25, 1955. Presented on "COLGATE COMEDY HOUR." A Sunday evening variety hour. Most shows were comedy variety hours with guest hosts. A few comedy plays and musicals were also televised.

Ethel Merman recreates her starring role in this loosely based adaptation of the 1934 Cole Porter musical.
#5942A: PANAMA HATTIE
1954-11-10, WCBS, 54 min.
Art Carney, Jack E. Leonard, Ethel Merman, Ray Middletown, Karin Wolfe, Neil Hamilton, Joseph Macauley, Betty O'Neill

Presented on "THE BEST OF BROADWAY." Ethel Merman reprises her Broadway role from the 1940 Cole Porter musical about a singer's efforts to impress the scion of Philadelphia society. Betty Furness contributes to the live commercials.
#5997: MUSIC OF GERSHWIN, THE
1956-05-12, WNBC, 78 min.
Tony Bennett, Ethel Merman, Alfred Drake, Cab Calloway, Richard Hayman, Lawrence Winters, Camilla Williams

Presented on "MAX LIEBMAN PRESENTS." A ninety minute spectacular salute to George Gershwin, with over fifteen vocal songs presented and over a dozen instrumentals.
#7337: PERRY COMO SHOW, THE
1958-11-29, NBC, 00 min.
Perry Como, Ethel Merman, Conway Twitty, Gower Champion, Marge Champion, Hugh Martin, Ralph Lane

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.                                                    
#8126: ETHEL MERMAN ON BROADWAY. STARTIME: ETHEL MERMAN ON BROADWAY
1959-11-24, NBC, 60 min.
Tom Poston, Ethel Merman, Fess Parker, Tab Hunter, Bobby Sherwood

A musical salute to the career of Ethel Merman on Broadway, from her 1930 debut in "Girl Crazy" to her hit performance in "Gypsy."   Bobby Sherwood's trumpet accompanies one of Merman's numbers.

HIGHLIGHTS:
"Everything's Coming Up Roses".......All
Palace Guard Sketch.......Merman, Poston 
"Anything You Can Do"..........Merman, Poston
"Eadie Was a Lady"......Merman
Cowboy Sketch..............Merman, Parker
"Girl That I Marry".........Parker
"You Can't Get A Man with a Gun"......Merman
"You're an Old Smoothie".....Merman, Parker
"Blow Gabriel, Blow".....Merman, Sherwood
Psychiatrist Sketch.........Merman, Hunter
"You're Just in Love"........Merman, Hunter
Melody of Ethel Merman Tunes.....Merman
"Friendship"..........ALL
                                 
#5909: BELL TELEPHONE HOUR: THE FOUR OF US, THE
1960-01-29, WNBC, 54 min.
Benny Goodman, Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger, Bea Lillie

January 12, 1959-April 26, 1968. This musical series ran semiregularly for almost ten seasons-sometimes weekly, sometimes biweekly, and sometimes as irregularly scheduled specials. All types of music were presented on the hour series; Donald Voorhees conducted the Bell Telephone Orchestra.

Each star gets a chance to showcase their talents in a change of pace reflecting their "other side."
#6957: TONY AWARDS
1960-04-24, CBS, 66 min.
Jackie Gleason, Carol Burnett, Mary Martin, Melvyn Douglas, Margaret Leighton, Robert Morse, George C. Scott, Anthony Perkins, Walter Pidgeon, Eddie Albert, Anne Bancroft, Sidney Poitier, Maureen Stapleton, Ethel Merman, Jason Robards, Bern Bennett, Geraldine Page, Lee Tracy, Claudia McNeil, Eileen Herlie, Irene Worth, Delores Gray

The Best of the Broadway Stage is honored with a Tony Award, founded in 1947. Eddie Albert is host. Announcer is Bern Bennett.  

                                   
#7339: PERRY COMO'S KRAFT MUSIC HALL
1960-10-05, NBC, 00 min.
Frankie Avalon, Shelley Berman, Fabian, Perry Como, Ethel Merman

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. 

                                                                                        
#5257: GERSHWIN YEARS, THE
1961-01-15, WCBS, 78 min.
Frank Sinatra, Richard Rodgers, Julie London, Maurice Chevalier, Florence Henderson, Ethel Merman, Ron Hussman

The third of six General Electric specials- a review of life in the 1920's and '30s, against a background of George Gershwin's music presented by top name stars: Maurice Chevalier, Florence Henderson, Ron Hussman, Julie London, Ethel Merman and Frank Sinatra. Richard Rodgers is host.
#6959: JOHN F. KENNEDY INAUGURAL GALA
1961-01-19, N/A, 174 min.
Jimmy Durante, Joey Bishop, Gene Kelly, Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Mahalia Jackson, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Bette Davis, Harry Belafonte, Peter Lawford, Ethel Merman, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Lawrence Olivier, Frederick March

Frank Sinatra and Peter Lawford star-studded gala and party fundraiser staged at the national Armory in Washington DC on the night before JFK's formal inauguration.                                       
#7012: BOB HOPE SHOW
1962-11-29, NBC, 00 min.
Jack Benny, Bobby Darin, Bob Hope, Ethel Merman

                        
#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."                                      
#923: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: MONITOR
1963-02-09, NBC, 43 min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Joey Bishop, Garry Moore, Bob Hope, Sammy Davis Jr., Ethel Merman

A 70th birthday salute to Jimmy Durante with personal reflections and anecdotes from Durante. We hear songs and musical excerpts from the past and listen to entertainers give tribute. They include Jack Benny, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop, Garry Moore, Ethel Merman and Bob Hope.
#3479: JUDY GARLAND SHOW, THE
1963-10-06, WCBS, 52 min.
Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Ethel Merman

September 29, 1963-March 29, 1964. Variety show hosted by Judy Garland.
#1356: BELL TELEPHONE HOUR: THE MUSIC OF COLE PORTER, THE
1964-01-28, WNBC, 52 min.
John Raitt, Martha Wright, Donald Voorhees, Ethel Merman, Peter Nero

January 12, 1959-April 26, 1968. This musical series ran semiregularly for almost ten seasons-sometimes weekly, sometimes biweekly, and sometimes as irregularly scheduled specials. All types of music were presented on the hour series; Donald Voorhees conducted the Bell Telephone Orchestra.
#V24: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-11-20, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Ethel Merman

     September 21, 1962 - September 10, 1965

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).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
#2297: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1966-08-14, WCBS, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Ed Sullivan, Allan Sherman, Ethel Merman, Petula Clark

June 20, 1948-June 6, 1971. Television's longest-running variety show ran on Sunday nights for twenty-three years. Its host, Ed Sullivan.
#7629: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
1967-03-19, NBC, 80 min.
Ethel Merman, Bruce Yarnell, Rufus Smith, Jerry Orbach, Benay Venuta, Harry Bellaver, Wayne Hunter, Tony Catanzaro, Jeanne Tanzy

Ethel Merman reprises the role she created from the 1946 Broadway hit, in this "lost" TV musical special. 

The ONLY Irving Berlin related production (film or television) that is not archived. Not found in the Ethel Merman estate, as well. 

Dupe of # 5892                         
#5892: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
1967-03-19, WNBC, 80 min.
Ethel Merman, Bruce Yarnell, Rufus Smith, Jerry Orbach, Benay Venuta

Ethel Merman reprises the role she created from the 1946 Broadway hit, in this "lost" TV musical special.
#3043: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1967-12-05, WABC, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Rob Reiner, Noel Harrison, Ethel Merman, The Grass Roots, Larry Bishop

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a midseason replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."
#1958: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1968-02-15, WNBC, 52 min.
Dean Martin, Ethel Merman, Roger Miller, Carl Ballantine, Lainie Kazan, John Barbour

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).
#7947: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1968-02-15, NBC, 52 min.
Dean Martin, Ethel Merman, Roger Miller, Carl Ballantine, Lainie Kazan, John Barbour

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. 
A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).   

Dupe Of # 1958.                       
#768: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE: THE TRIBUTE TO IRVING BERLIN ON HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY
1968-05-05, WCBS, 76 min.
Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Robert Goulet, Harry James, Bing Crosby, Fred Waring, Irving Berlin, Lyndon B. Johnson, Ethel Merman, The Supremes

President Lyndon B. Johnson introduces the show from the White House in Washington D.C. The show expands to 90 min. Joining Ed Sullivan and Irving Berlin are Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, The Supremes, Robert Goulet, Fred Waring and Harry James all performing Berlin tunes.
#4788: THAT'S LIFE
1968-10-29, WABC, 52 min.
Robert Morse, Terry-Thomas, Ethel Merman, E.J. Peaker, Lou Jacobi

September 24, 1968-May 20, 1969. This was the "Moving In" broadcast. Television's only musical comedy series. "That's Life" starred Robert Morse and E.J. Peaker. Also featured were Shelley Berman and Kay Medford.
#3057: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1968-12-14, WABC, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Bill Dana, Sugar Ray Robinson, Vikki Carr, Ethel Merman, Hendra and Ullett, Leland Palmer, The Horsemen

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a midseason replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."
#1607: CAROL BURNETT SHOW, THE
1969-03-03, WCBS, 52 min.
Carol Burnett, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Ethel Merman, Vicki Lawrence

September 11, 1967-August 9, 1978. Popular variety hour hosted by Carol Burnett. On her own show, she brought together a group of talented supporting players: Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway, and Dick Van Dyke.
#3474: JONATHAN WINTERS SHOW, THE
1969-04-24, CBS, 57 min.
Steve Allen, Jonathan Winters, Cliff Arquette, Abby Dalton, Ethel Merman

December 27, 1967-May 22, 1969. Jonathan Winters as host of a Wednesday-night variety hour. Joining him were Abby Dalton, Cliff Arquette, Pamela Rodgers, Alice Ghostley and Paul Lynde.             
#1087: HOLLYWOOD PALACE: CLOSING NIGHT AT THE PALACE
1970-02-07, WABC, 52 min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Liberace, Debbie Reynolds, Nat King Cole, Milton Berle, Martha Raye, Sid Caesar, Ed Wynn, Van Johnson, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson, Mrs. Miller, Don Adams, Joey Forman, Bert Lahr, Tim Conway, Fred Astaire, Buster Keaton, Buddy Rich, Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., David Janssen, Perry Como, Donald O'Connor, Edgar Bergen, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Peter Lawford, Imogene Coca, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiny Tim, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert, Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger, Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Marty Allen, Petula Clark

Bing Crosby who hosted opening night at the palace on Jan. 4, 1964, brings down the curtain with a large sampling of highlights from the past six years. Celebrities include Nat King Cole, Ed Wynn, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass, Fred Astaire, Ethel Merman, Martha Raye, Ray Bolger, Jimmy Durante, Mrs. Miller, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Don Adams, Marty Allen, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Burns & Schreiber, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Petula Clark, Perry Como, Tim Conway, Bette Davis, Joey Forman, David Janssen, Van Johnson, Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr, Peter Lawford, Liberace, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Buddy Rich, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson and Tiny Tim.
#5452: 'S WONDERFUL, 'S MARVELOUS, 'S GERSHWIN
1972-01-17, WNBC, 78 min.
Leslie Uggams, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire, Ethel Merman, Robert Guillaume, Peter Nero, Larry Kert, Linda Bennett

Jack Lemmon leads a delightful salute to George and Ira Gershwin.
#1111: TONY AWARDS: 26TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW, THE
1972-04-23, WABC, 105 min.
Ruby Keeler, Phil Silvers, Richard Rodgers, Peter Falk, Gwen Verdon, Henry Fonda, Constance Towers, Elizabeth Wilson, Hal Holbrook, Barbara McNair, Peter Ustinov, Cliff Gorman, Michael Bennett, Joel Grey, Arlene Dahl, Bobby Van, Hal Linden, Hal Prince, Vincent Gardenia, Lisa Kirk, Arthur Hill, Jean Stapleton, Alexis Smith, Linda Hopkins, Lee Grant, Sada Thompson, Sandy Duncan, Helen Gallagher, Ingrid Bergman, Sandy Becker, Ethel Merman, Alfred Drake, Deborah Kerr, Desi Arnaz, Janet Blair, Claire Bloom, Larry Blyden

Henry Fonda, Deborah Kerr and Peter Ustinov are hosts for the 26th Tony Awards telecast live from New York's Broadway Theater. This year's gala is a tribute to Richard Rodgers and Ethel Merman. Stars performing and appearing include Desi Arnaz, Janet Blair, Ingrid Bergman, Claire Bloom, Larry Blyden, Arlene Dahl, Alfred Drake, Sandy Duncan, Peter Falk, Helen Gallagher, Lee Grant, Joel Grey, Arthur Hill, Hal Holbrook, Ruby Keeler, Lisa Kirk, Hal Linden, Barbara McNair, Ethel Merman, Jean Stapleton, Constance Towers, Bobby Van, Gwen Verdon, Linda Hopkins, Vincent Gardenia, Elizabeth Wilson, Michael Bennett, and Hal Prince, who accepts a special award for the longest running play on Broadway, "Fiddler On The Roof." Best actor in a Broadway play is accepted by Cliff Gorman for his performance in "Lenny," and best actress in a Broadway play is accepted by Sada Thompson for her performance in "Twigs." Additional awards are given to Phil Silvers and to Alexis Smith for best acting in a musical. Announcer is Sandy Becker.
#1144: SULLIVAN YEARS, THE
1975-02-02, WCBS, 50 min.
Jerry Lewis, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Gary Cooper, Ed Sullivan, Sophie Tucker, Woody Allen, Rodney Dangerfield, Alan King, Maurice Chevalier, Janice Joplin, Henny Youngman, Rod Steiger, Sam Levenson, Fred Astaire, The Beatles, Sam Levinson, Bing Crosby, Joan Sutherland, Dick Cavett, Barbra Streisand, Myron Cohen, Ethel Merman, Lucille Ball, Julie Andrews, Petula Clark, Desi Arnaz

Memorable moments from the Ed Sullivan Show hosted by Dick Cavett. Highlight appearances by The Beatles, Maurice Chevalier, Sophie Tucker, Petula Clark, Janis Joplin, Barbra Streisand, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Woody Allen, Myron Cohen, Rodney Dangerfield, Alan King, Sam Levinson, Henny Youngman, Jerry Lewis, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews, Joan Sutherland, Fred Astaire, Gary Cooper, and Rod Steiger. This presentation was a specially edited one hour commercial repeat of the 90 minute TV Special which aired Oct. 17, 1971.
#7416: SULLIVAN YEARS, THE
1975-02-02, CBS, 00 min.
Jerry Lewis, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Gary Cooper, Ed Sullivan, Sophie Tucker, Woody Allen, Rodney Dangerfield, Alan King, Maurice Chevalier, Janice Joplin, Henny Youngman, Rod Steiger, Sam Levenson, Fred Astaire, The Beatles, Sam Levinson, Bing Crosby, Joan Sutherland, Dick Cavett, Barbra Streisand, Myron Cohen, Ethel Merman, Lucille Ball, Julie Andrews, Petula Clark, Desi Arnaz

Memorable moments from the Ed Sullivan Show hosted by Dick Cavett. Highlight appearances by The Beatles, Maurice Chevalier, Sophie Tucker, Petula Clark, Janis Joplin, Barbra Streisand, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Woody Allen, Myron Cohen, Rodney Dangerfield, Alan King, Sam Levinson, Henny Youngman, Jerry Lewis, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews, Joan Sutherland, Fred Astaire, Gary Cooper, and Rod Steiger. This presentation was a specially edited one hour commercial repeat of the 90 minute TV Special which aired Oct. 17, 1971.  

Dupe Of Number 1144.                         
#6069: DINAH!
1975-06-23, NBC, 60 min.
Phil Silvers, Dinah Shore, Robert Morse, Jack Cassidy, Michele Lee, Ethel Merman

1974-1980 (Syndicated). Ninety-minute talk show, hosted by Dinah Shore. The program was seen daytime in most markets. In 1979, the show was retitled "Dinah and Friends" as Dinah employed a weekly co-host. In some markets "Dinah!" ran for 60 minutes...edited version of the 90 minutes show.

Saluting Broadway musicals are Dinah Shore, Ethel Merman, Phil Silvers, Robert Morse, Jack Cassidy, and Michele Lee. This episode won an Emmy Award for the show's director, Glen Swanson.
#8030: DINAH!
1975-11-25, SYN, 60 min.
Dinah Shore, Robert Preston, Yul Brynner, Dick Cavett, Ethel Merman, Abraham Beame

October 21st, 1974-1980.

90-minute talk show hosted by Dinah Shore. The program was seen during the daytime in most markets. In 1979, the show was re-titled "Dinah and Friends" as Dinah employed a weekly co-host. Depending on the market where the syndicated show airs, it is presented as a 90-minute show or edited to a 60-minute broadcast. 


                                                                                                                                  
#8297: HOLLYWOOD SQUARES
1975-12-15, NBC, 30 min.
Jonathan Winters, Paul Lynde, Vincent Price, Ethel Merman, Martin Landau, Peter Marshall

October 17th, 1966- June 20th, 1980 (Daytime)
January 12th, 1968- September 13th, 1968 (Prime Time)
November 1st, 1971- September 1981.(Syndicated)

One of the longest-running daytime game shows on NBC television.

Host: Peter Marshall                                                                                                                                                                                                          
#8304A: HOLLYWOOD SQUARES
1975-12-15, NBC, 30 min.
Jonathan Winters, Paul Lynde, Jan Murray, Vincent Price, Sandy Duncan, Michael Landon, Ethel Merman, Jim Stafford, Peter Marshall, Earl Holliman

October 17th, 1966- June 20th, 1980 (Daytime)
January 12th, 1968- September 13th, 1968 (Prime Time)
November 1st, 1971- September 1981.(Syndicated)

One of the longest-running daytime game shows on NBC television.

Host: Peter Marshall 

Duplicate of # 8297.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
#5075: BELL TELEPHONE HOUR: JUBILEE
1976-03-26, WNBC, 78 min.
Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Mahalia Jackson, Steve Lawrence, Maurice Chevalier, The New Christy Minstrels, Andre Previn, Robert Preston, Fred Astaire, Burl Ives, The Kingston Trio, Bing Crosby, Andres Segovia, Harry Belafonte, Joan Sutherland, Donald O'Connor, Anthony Newley, Van Cliburn, Duke Ellington, Eydie Gorme, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews, Liza Minnelli, Roy Clark, Ben Vereen, Les Paul, Erroll Garner, Marvin Hamlisch, Rudolf Nureyev, Mary Ford, Carl Sandburg, Roy Bolger, Pablo Casals, Gower Champion, Marge Champion, Peggy Fleming

Bing Crosby & Liza Minnelli bring together many of the greatest entertainers in the history of television on the 100th anniversary of the telephone.
#8063: DINAH!
1976-06-10, SYN, 60 min.
Dinah Shore, Abbe Lane, Vincent Price, Jimmie Walker, Ethel Merman, Frankie Valli

October 21st, 1974- 1980. 

Ninety-minute talk show in most markets hosted by Dinah Shore. The show was seen during the daytime in most cities. In 1979 the show was retitled "Dinah and Friends" and had a co-host.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
#8067: DINAH!
1976-06-25, SYN, 60 min.
Dinah Shore, Robert Preston, Yul Brynner, Dick Cavett, Ethel Merman, Abraham Beame

October 21st, 1974- 1980. 

Ninety-minute talk show in most markets hosted by Dinah Shore. The show was seen during the daytime in most cities. In 1979 the show was retitled "Dinah and Friends" and had a co-host.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
#2509: EVENING AT POPS
1976-07-29, WNET, 57 min.
Ethel Merman, Arthur Fiedler & the Boston Pops Orchestra

July 5, 1970-July 8, 1979. A recurring summer series, "Evening at Pops" presents the Boston Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Arthur Fiedler (until his death in 1979).
#8138: EVENING AT POPS
1976-07-29, WNET, 57 min.
Ethel Merman, Arthur Fiedler & the Boston Pops Orchestra

July 5, 1970-July 8, 1979. A recurring summer series, "Evening at Pops" presents the Boston Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Arthur Fiedler (until his death in 1979).   

Dupe Of # 2509.                        
#2497: EVENING AT POPS
1976-07-30, WNET, 57 min.
Ethel Merman, Arthur Fiedler & the Boston Pops Orchestra

July 5, 1970-July 8, 1979. A recurring summer series, "Evening at Pops" presents the Boston Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Arthur Fiedler (until his death in 1979).
#6777: TED KNIGHT
1976-11-30, CBS, 52 min.
Phil Silvers, Fred MacMurray, Ethel Merman, Ted Knight, Loretta Swit, Edward Asner, Rue McClanahan

Special: Ted Knight embarks on a fictional "sentimental journey" to his home town (Terryville, Connecticut). There he rekindles memories with ... a high-school chum, now mayor (played by Fred MacMurray); an old flame (Rue McClanahan), who dances with Ted to "Cheek to Cheek" and "The Continental"; the deli owner (Edward Asner), who owns Knight's birthplace; a nervous cousin (Loretta Swit), about to be married; a schoolteacher (Ethel Merman), who sings "American, the Beautiful"; and a druggist (Phil Silvers), who is staging a party for Ted. The first and only special for Ted Knight.
#7414: STEVE LAWRENCE AND EYDIE GORME: "FROM THIS MOMENT ON."
1977-03-10, NBC, 00 min.
Bob Hope, Steve Lawrence, Cole Porter, Eydie Gorme, Ethel Merman, Natalia Makarova

A Salute To The Music Of Cole Porter.                        
#1512: BOBBY VINTON SHOW, THE
1977-03-29, WCBS, 27 min.
John Byner, Foster Brooks, Bobby Vinton, Ethel Merman

1975-1978 (Syndicated). Hosted by singer Bobby Vinton, this half-hour musical variety series was produced in Toronto.
#4446: SHA NA NA
1977-10-04, WNBC, 27 min.
Ethel Merman, Lenny Baker, Johnny Contardo, Denny Greene, Jocko Marcellino, Danny McBride, Chico Ryan, Scott Simon, Scott Powell, Don York, Jon Bauman

1977-1981 (SYNDICATED). A half-hour musical series, "Sha Na Na" was named for its hosts including Lenny Baker, Johnny Contardo, Denny Greene, Jocko Marcellino, Danny McBride, Chico Ryan, Scott Simon, Scott Powell, Don York, and Jon Bauman. Among those featured on the show were Jane Dulo, Pamela Myers, Avery Schreiber, Kenneth Mars, and Soupy Sales.
#7310: PEOPLE'S COMMAND PERFORMANCE, THE
1978-01-13, ABC, 00 min.
Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Peggy Lee, Buddy Hackett, Jan Murray, Victor Borge, Bobby Van, Ginger Rogers, Buddy Ebsen, Richard Burton, Phyllis Diller, Frankie Laine, Ethel Merman, Charlie Callas, Lynn Anderson, Jim Bailey, Neil Sedaka, Elaine Joyce, Bobby Short, Bob Crosby, Ken Grant

Entertainers from all facets of show business selected in a nationwide survey, perform. 

Host: Buddy Ebsen.                         
#4454: SHA NA NA
1978-05-30, WNBC, 27 min.
Ethel Merman, Lenny Baker, Johnny Contardo, Denny Greene, Jocko Marcellino, Danny McBride, Chico Ryan, Scott Simon, Scott Powell, Don York, Jon Bauman

1977-1981 (SYNDICATED). A half-hour musical series, "Sha Na Na" was named for its hosts including Lenny Baker, Johnny Contardo, Denny Greene, Jocko Marcellino, Danny McBride, Chico Ryan, Scott Simon, Scott Powell, Don York, and Jon Bauman. Among those featured on the show were Jane Dulo, Pamela Myers, Avery Schreiber, Kenneth Mars, and Soupy Sales.
#5449: A SALUTE TO AMERICAN IMAGINATION
1978-10-05, WCBS, 105 min.
Sid Caesar, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Tennessee Williams, Telly Savalas, Lee Grant, Ray Charles, Imogene Coca, Aretha Franklin, Ethel Merman, Madeline Kahn, Rita Coolidge, Kris Kristofferson, Wolfman Jack, Ronee Blakley, John Ritter, Neil Armstrong, Martin Balsam, Edward Asner, Martin Sheen, Arthur Miller

Hosts Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Telly Savalas & Madeline Kahn mark the 75th anniversary of the Ford Motor Company in a freewheeling variety show that features elaborate production numbers, drama, music, comedy & dance.
#5249: FROM THIS MOMENT ON...COLE PORTER
1979-05-03, WPIX, 52 min.
Bob Hope, Steve Lawrence, Cole Porter, Eydie Gorme, Ethel Merman, The Cambridge University Glee Club

A Cole Porter special salute.
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Jose Feliciano, at 70, listening to his FIRST TV variety show appearance (Al Hirt: FANFARE), telecast on July 17, 1965, when he was 19 years old.


TV Audio:
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When TV Variety
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This Anniversary Day
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CAPTURED LIVE: CULTURES OF TELEVISION RECORDING AND STORAGE, 1945-1975


NBC MATINEE THEATER
FRANKENSTEIN
NBC TV - Feb. 5, 1957
8:23 min. excerpt