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.
Eight different Steve Allen Tonight Show excerpts, compilations from telecasts of February, 1956.
Elaine Stritch sings "Easy Street" and one other song.
Pat Kirby sings "Everytime"
Andy Williams sings "Stormy Weather"
Top innovator of jazz music, Willie McLeish Smith plays "Zig-Zag"
Piano "Finger Busting."
Turk Murphy- jazz musician struts his stuff
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme duet "I Sing Flat"
Meg Miles- sings "St. Louis Blues " "Sing On Baby" and "You Shed a Tear For Me."
Steve Allen sings a 1936 Benny Goodman tune: "When a Lady Meets a Gentleman Down South "
Ted Lewis sings: "Be Yourself" "Still Going Strong " With original clarinet plays 1917 Beginnings "The Good Old Tiger Rag"
The Three Haircuts comic routine
American jazz vocal team, Jackie Cain and Roy Kral (February 20th, 1956) sing "Cheerful and Yearful" "You Smell So Good" and " Mountain Greenery"