From Philadelphia, Febuary 15th, 1965-1982. (SYN)
The Mike Douglas show moves to it's new home in Philadelphia with this series premiere from the city of Brotherly Love. It remained in Philadelphia until 1978 when Douglas, realizing the comparative ease of booking guests in Hollywood, moved the show to Los Angeles where it remained a fixture until 1982 when the show came to a close. On this Philadelphia premiere, Mike's guests are Eva Gabor, Hendra and Ullett, The White Sisters, and Glenn Yarbrough.
Series premiere from Philadelphia.
Broadway cast members Herschel Bernardi, Anita Gillette, Harry Goz and Martin Ross perform hit songs from "Zorba," "Cabaret" and "Fiddler On The Roof." Also on hand are The Fifth Dimension, Glenn Yarbrough, Michele Lee, and comedians Myron Cohen and Dickie Henderson.
June 20, 1948-June 6, 1971. This broadcast featured a scene from "Fiddler On The Roof," "Cabaret," and "Zorba." Television's longest-running variety show (1,087 shows) ran on Sunday nights for twenty-three years. Its host, Ed Sullivan.