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#6978m: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1959-06-03, WRCA, 35 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Cliff Arquette, Peggy Cass, Charlie Weaver, Dody Goodman, Jose Melies

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 

Hugh Downs opens the show. This television audio air check was recorded off WRCA Channel Four, New York. 

Jack Paar opening monologue. He states that the toughest part of the show is when he comes out on stage and he realizes that he is on stage all alone. Jack mentions that Dody Goodman is here tonight making her annual appearance (Dody at one time was on the Paar Tonight Show almost every night until she was fired by Jack).

Dody talks about the play she is currently performing in, "The Bells Are Ringing." She and co star Peggy Cass sing two songs from the show. Jody talks about Charlie Weaver (Cliff Arquette). She also talks about finally buying a car and getting her first driver's license. Jack states that it is nice to have her back on the show. Hugh Downs talks about the art of the commercial. Peggy Cass and Dody Goodman continue to talk about "Born Yesterday." Peggy Cass sings, "I'm Going Back To Where I'm Going To Be Me."

In a rare moment, Jack Paar sings, "Love Came Just In Time."

Ending the show Jack, Dody, Peggy, Hugh and Pat Harrington Jr.  sing "The Party's Over." 

*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...none complete. 



 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. "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)




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
#6979g: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1959-11-04, NBC, 16 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Peggy Cass, Jose Melies

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 

   Jack Paar in his monologue comments further about the quiz show scandals.                                                              
#865: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-06-16, WNBC, 43 min.
Jack Paar, John F. Kennedy, Peggy Cass, Jose Melis

Jack Paar welcomes Presidential Candidate, Senator John F. Kennedy, who converses with Paar on many subjects. Peggy Cass also guests. Jose Melis does a commercial for "Real Lemonade." Senator Kennedy takes questions from the audience.
#69: 25 YEARS OF LIFE MAGAZINE
1961-03-02, WNBC, 82 min.
Mary Martin, John F. Kennedy, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Peggy Cass, The Ray Charles Singers, Fredric March

A Life Magazine Anniversary Review is recalled in moments, both tragic and zany. Bob Hope hosts with guests Sid Caesar, Peggy Cass, Mary Martin, The Ray Charles Singers and Fredric March. President John F. Kennedy adds his own special salute.
#881: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR,THE
1961-09-12, WNBC, 55 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Peggy Cass

From Radio Free Berlin Studios and from on site locations, Jack Paar and Peggy 
Cass broadcast "The Tonight Show," 110 miles from Communist occupied Germany. There are many interviews with soldiers and with the cooperation of the United States Army, Paar tours the many facilities and shares his wit and observations with his American audience. Also, included is a segment from the telecast broadcast on Sept. 14th when Paar and Hugh Downs comment about the controversy of the Sept. 12th broadcast which caused ripples in the press and with Congress in Washington D.C.                          
#6979z: 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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
#4789: THAT'S LIFE
1968-11-12, WABC, 52 min.
Peggy Cass, Alan King, Morey Amsterdam, Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker

September 24, 1968-May 20, 1969. This was the "Life In Suburbia" 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.
#5161: COMEDIANS, THE
1971-12-02, WOR, 52 min.
Peggy Cass, Tony Randall, Don Adams, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Ron Carey

Host Carl Reiner conducts a round table discussion. Included are topics related to love, money, poverty and wealth.
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