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#6978: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-02-11, NBC, 68 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Shelley Berman, Jose Melis, Orson Bean

Jack Paar unexpectedly walks off the show during his opening monologue protesting NBC's censoring of a "Water Closet" joke he had told on last nights broadcast. After Paar walks off, Hugh Downs takes over and continues the show with guests who comment about what had just happened.

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 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 Conried, Peggy Cass, Cliff (Charley Weaver) Arquette, and Johnathan 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. The first color broadcast aired on September 19, 1960.                                                                                                                                                            
#19: JACK PAAR PRESENTS
1960-04-26, WNBC, 15 min.
Jack Paar, Red Skelton, Oscar Levant, Billy Graham

Oscar Levant, Red Skelton and Jack Paar's famous walk out and return are highlighted. Also, the Rev. Billy Graham guests during the final 15 min. of this prime-time Special, the second of nine Specials which Paar produced between 1960 and 1986.             
#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.
#33: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-06-21, WNBC, 37 min.
Jack Paar, Jerry Lewis, Walter Kiernan

Jack Paar's guest is Jerry Lewis. Walter Kiernan co-hosts.
#36: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-07-08, WNBC, 47 min.
Jack Paar, James Cagney, Jim Bishop, Hugh Downs, Shari Lewis, Genevieve

Jack Paar's special guest is James Cagney, who plugs his new movie "The Gallant Hours," discusses conservation with Jim Bishop and demonstrates his dancing prowess with co-host Hugh Downs. Other guests chiming in are Genevieve and Shari Lewis. This show was a repeat originally broadcast on May 16, 1960.             
#6979: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-07-19, NBC, 38 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Joey Bishop, Alexander King, Genevieve, H.V. Kaltenborn

H.V. Kaltenborn discusses the National Democratic Convention. He predicts that Richard Nixon will defeat John F. Kennedy for President of the United States. Joey Bishop discusses the candidates and also mentions that in September 1960 The Tonight Show will be telecast in color.

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 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 Melies, 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 Conried, Peggy Cass, Cliff (Charley Weaver) Arquette, and Johnathan Winters. Hugh Downs substituted for Jack Paar 79 times, more than any other substitute host there were 20 different performers 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. The first color broadcast aired on September 19, 1960.                                                                                               
#41: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-08-25, WNBC, 42 min.
Jack Paar, Richard M. Nixon, Jose Melis, Pat Nixon

Presidential candidate and current Vice President Richard M. Nixon and his wife Pat are Jack Paar's special guests. Jose Melis and his orchestra play "Sweet Georgia Brown." Hugh Downs co-hosts.
#46: THIS IS YOUR LIFE
1960-10-30, WNBC, 19 min.
Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette, Ralph Edwards

Ralph Edwards reviews the life of beloved Cliff Arquette, who is surprised on the Jack Paar Tonight Show.
#56: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1960-12-29, WNBC, 25 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr., Kay Thompson, Chester Morris, Lucille Ball

Substitute host Hugh Downs chats with guests Lucille Ball and children Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr., Kay Thompson and Chester Morris.
#60: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-01-06, WNBC, 18 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Joe E. Brown

Joe E. Brown is guest. Hugh Downs co-hosts.  
A Best of Paar rebroadcast which originally aired 
Nov. 16, 1960           
#62: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-01-27, WNBC, 26 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Red Skelton, Joey Bishop

Jack Paar's guests are Red Skelton and Joey Bishop. Co-host is Hugh Downs. 
A Best of Paar rebroadcast from September 26, 1960.            
#87: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-06-29, WNBC, 13 min.
Jack Paar, Henry Morgan, Orson Bean

Substitute host Orson Bean welcomes guest Henry Morgan.
#93: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-07-12, WNBC, 28 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Selma Diamond

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters and Selma Diamond, who occasionally comment as Winters and Paar trade quips.
#102: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-07-21, WNBC, 57 min.
Jack Paar, Art Carney, Jonathan Winters, Cliff Arquette, Shelley Berman

There is a wild and uninhibited night of comedy ad lib with guests Jonathan Winters, Cliff Arquette, Shelley Berman and Art Carney. A re-run of an original broadcast May 15, 1961. 

An example of how expensive 2" Quad Video Tapes were saved briefly for one re-run and then eventually erased and re-used for other broadcasts.               
#104: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-07-24, WNBC, 81 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Bob and Ray, Jack E. Leonard, Joe Garagiola, Frank Verna

Substitute host Jonathan Winters welcomes guests Bob and Ray, Jack E. Leonard, and Joe Garagiola.
#118: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-08-15, WNBC, 14 min.
Jack Paar, Jack E. Leonard

Jack Paar's guest is Jack E. Leonard.
#121: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-08-24, WNBC, 11 min.
Jack Paar, Liberace

Jack Paar's guest is Liberace. This program was joined in progress as Liberace plays the piano and tells about the origin of his candelabra.
#881: TONIGHT SHOW, 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.             
#149: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-11-23, WNBC, 30 min.
Jack Paar, Bob Hope

Jack Paar's guest is Bob Hope.
             
#907: BOB HOPE SHOW, THE
1962-01-24, WNBC, 56 min.
Steve Allen, Jack Paar, Bob Hope, Sid Melton, Robert Strauss, Joanie Sommers, Joan Collins

Bob's guests for this, his third special of the 1961-62 season are Jack Paar, Steve Allen, Joan Collins, Joanie Sommers, Robert Strauss and Sid Melton.
#172: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-02-23, WNBC, 52 min.
Jack Paar, Peter Lorre, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Ed Reimers, Jose Melis, Les Paul, Mary Ford, Leona Anderson, Maurice Bishop

Jack Paar's guests are Peter Lorre and Sir Cedric Hardwicke.

 This "Best of Paar" repeat program, originally broadcast November 16, 1961, had Ed Reimers announcing and co-hosting.

 Mystery guest is Maurice Bishop, brother of Joey Bishop. Jack states his great admiration for Joey.            
#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.
#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.

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. 
                                      
#300: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1962-11-02, WNBC, 9 min.
Jack Paar, George Burns

Jack Paar's guest is George Burns.
#316: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1962-11-16, WNBC, 43 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Fred Demara, Bette Davis

Jack Paar's guests are Bette Davis, Jonathan Winters, and Fred "The Great Imposter" Demara.
#337: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1962-12-07, WNBC, 52 min.
Jack Paar, Oscar Levant, Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Orson Welles

Jack Paar welcomes guests Judy Garland and Robert Goulet. Most of the program is devoted to Garland who sings and reminisces about her early days in Hollywood; she gives anecdotes about her past concerts, Orson Welles, Oscar Levant and other friends.
#7213: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1962-12-07, NBC, 00 min.
Jack Paar, Oscar Levant, Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Orson Welles

See number 337 for details. Dupe.                     
#340: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1962-12-14, WNBC, 29 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Woody Allen, Robert Merrill

Jack Paar's guests are Robert Merrill, Jonathan Winters (as Grandma Hobbs), and Woody Allen who finally makes his debut appearance after being "cut" on three previous Paar programs.
#7214: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1962-12-22, NBC, ?? min.
Jack Paar, Buddy Hackett, Jose Melis, Vaugh Meader

    September 21, 1962- September 10, 1965  
After leaving the TONIGHT SHOW end of March 1962, Paar returned to TV via a prime time Friday night variety series.  Jonathan Winters, who appeared on scores of Paar Tonight Shows, returned as a frequent guest as well as Alexander King, and others. Jose Melis returned to lead the orchestra.                                                     
#349: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-01-04, WNBC, 51 min.
Jack Paar, Jayne Mansfield, Zsa Zsa Gabor, The Plaza 9 Review, Senor Wences

Guests are Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jayne Mansfield, The Plaza 9 Review and Senor Wences.                                                                                           
#355: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-01-11, WNBC, 42 min.
Jack Paar, Jack E. Leonard, Jimmy Dean, John Scarne

Jack Paar's guests are Jack E. Leonard, Jimmy Dean, and card expert John Scarne.
#7215: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-01-11, NBC, 00 min.
Jack Paar, Jimmy Dean, John Scarne, Betty Johnson, Jack E. Leonard

Dupe Of 355.                                                          
#378: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-02-01, WNBC, 23 min.
Jack Paar, Allen Funt, Helen O'Connell, Sam Levenson

Guests are Allen Funt, Sam Levenson and Helen O'Connell.
#7224: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-02-15, NBC, 00 min.
Jack Paar, George Burns, Pearl Bailey, Hans Conreid

September 21, 1962-September 10, 1965. After leaving the "Tonight" show in March 1962, Jack Paar returned that fall as host of a Friday-night variety series.                                       
#7225: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-03-01, NBC, 00 min.
Jack Paar, Alexander King, Dick Gregory, Les Paul, Mary Ford, Criswell

September 21, 1962-September 10, 1965. After leaving the "Tonight" show in March 1962, Jack Paar returned that fall as host of a Friday-night variety series.                                       
#442: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-04-05, WNBC, 52 min.
Jack Paar, Nat King Cole, Bob Newhart, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morse, Charles Nelson Reilly

Jack Paar's guests are Peter Ustinov, Nat King Cole, Bob Newhart, Robert Morse and Charles Nelson Reilly.
#448: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-04-19, WNBC, 45 min.
Jack Paar, Liberace, Milton Berle

Jack Paar's guests are Milton Berle and Liberace.
#456: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-04-26, WNBC, 44 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Cliff Arquette, Kate Smith

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters, Kate Smith, and Cliff "Charlie Weaver" Arquette.
#475: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-05-31, WNBC, 32 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Earl Wrightson, Wally Cox, Jose Melis

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters, Wally Cox, Earl Wrightson and musical conductor Jose Melis.
#487: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-07-26, WNBC, 44 min.
Jack Paar, Oscar Levant, The Smothers Brothers, Jackie Mason

Jack Paar's guests are Oscar Levant, Jackie Mason and The Smothers Brothers.
#505: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-09-20, WNBC, 40 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Arthur Godfrey, Malcolm Muggeridge

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters, Arthur Godfrey and Malcolm Muggeridge.
#545: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-11-08, WNBC, 50 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Phil Harris, Alice Faye, Dominique

Jack Paar welcomes Jonathan Winters, Phil Harris, Alice Faye, and French pickpocket Dominique.
#562: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-11-29, WNBC, 53 min.
Jack Paar, Liberace, John F. Kennedy, Milt Kamen, Mary McCarthy, Cassius Clay

This program was scheduled to air one week before on Nov. 22, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Re-scheduled for tonight there is also a brief epilogue by Jack Paar about the tragedy. Guests are Liberace, Cassius Clay, Mary McCarthy and Milt Kamen.
#568: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1963-12-13, WNBC, 51 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Jose Melis, Monique Van Vooren, Billy Graham, Eva Gabor

Jonathan Winters appears in a Santa Claus routine. Jack Paar's other guests are Monique Van Vooren, Eva Gabor and Rev. Billy Graham. Paar narrates films he shot on the Leprosy island of Molokai. Jose Melis plays the theme from Mondo Cane.
#597: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-01-31, WNBC, 36 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Victor Borge, Barry Goldwater

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters, Victor Borge and Senator Barry Goldwater.
#625: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-03-06, WNBC, 24 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters

Jack Paar's guest is Jonathan Winters.
#640: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-04-03, WNBC, 52 min.
Jack Paar, Oscar Levant, Robert Morley

Jack Paar holds extended conversations with two old friends, Oscar Levant and Robert Morley. Also, a report on the Cannes Film Festival.
#643: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-04-10, WNBC, 51 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Liberace, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eva Gabor

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters, Liberace, Zsa Zsa Gabor and Eva Gabor.
#654: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-05-01, WNBC, 51 min.
Jack Paar, Art Carney, Jayne Mansfield, Jonathan Winters

Jack Paar's guests are Jonathan Winters, Art Carney and Jayne Mansfield.
#659: JACK PAAR PROGRAM, THE
1964-05-29, WNBC, 28 min.
Jack Paar, Jonathan Winters, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Randy Paar

Randy Paar (Jack Paar's daughter) interviews English teenagers from London including Jonathan Winters who poses as a little boy. In conversation with Paar and Zsa Zsa Gabor, Winters improvises as Grandma Frickett. Jack Paar pays farewell tribute to Jonathan Winters who begins his own specials for NBC.
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