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PART ONE: HEADLINING APPEARANCES ON TELEVISION VARIETY SHOWS: Garroway At Large (WNBQ-Chicago, NBC affiliate, circa. 11/1949 or 12/1949) Ed Sullivan’s Toast Of The Town (CBS, 4/30/1950) Irving Mansfield’s This Is Show Business (CBS, 6/4/1950) The Frank Sinatra Show (CBS, 10/28/1950) Showtime U.S.A. (ABC, 11/19/1950) The Stork Club (CBS-TV, circa. 6/1950) The Kate Smith Evening Hour (NBC, 9/19/1951) With the Williams Brothers The Kate Smith Show (NBC, afternoon, 9/20/1951) With the Williams Brothers The Kate Smith Evening Hour (NBC, 10/24/1951) With the Williams Brothers The Kate Smith Evening Hour (NBC, 12/12/1951) With the Williams Brothers Irving Mansfield’s This Is Show Business (CBS, 1/13/1952) Irving Mansfield’s This Is Show Business (CBS, 5/18/1952) Peter Potter’s Juke Box Jury (CBS-TV, 6/6/1953) The Buick-Berle Show (NBC, 2/23/1954) Herman Hover’s Party at Ciro’s (KABC, Los Angeles, 5/1/1954) Marjorie Trumbull’s Exclusively Yours (KRON-San Francisco, circa. 5/1954) The Buick-Berle Show (NBC, 12/24/1954) The Milton Berle Show (NBC, 11/8/1955) The Tonight Show Starring Steve Allen (NBC, 12/16/1955) With Andy Williams The Tonight Show Starring Steve Allen (NBC, 2/7/1956) With Andy Williams Cinépanorama (France television, 6/23/1956) With Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire Art Linkletter’s House Party (CBS, circa. 6/1956 or 7/1956) Edward R. Murrow’s Person To Person (CBS, 11/9/1956) Guest host: Jerry Lewis The Today Show (NBC, 3/28/1957) The Ed Sullivan Show (CBS, 4/14/1957) The Last Word (CBS, 5/5/1957) The Standard Oil 75th Anniversary Show (NBC, 10/13/1957) Also creative director, co-writer, composer, vocal arranger, choreographer. The Today Show (NBC, 11/20/1957) The Arlene Francis Show (NBC, 11/28/1957) The Perry Como Show (NBC, 12/28/1957) The Patrice Munsel Show (ABC, 1/24/1958) The Perry Como Show (NBC, 2/22/1958) Dinah Shore Chevy Show (NBC, 5/4/1958) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 9/22/1958) Tonight! (BBC, UK, 9/29/1958) Late Night Extra (ITV, UK, 10/7/1958) Riverside One (BBC, UK, 10/8/1958) The Garry Moore Show (CBS, 12/2/1958) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 12/9/1958) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 12/19/1958) The Book Man (ABC, UK, 12/28/1958) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 5/25/1958) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 6/23/1959) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 9/24/1959) The Today Show (NBC, 10/30/1959) Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall (NBC, 12/28/1960) The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (NBC, 12/29/1960) The Garry Moore Show (CBS, 2/28/1961) The Joey Bishop Show (ABC, 12/20/1968) The Hollywood Palace (ABC, 2/8/1969) The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (NBC, 5/6/1969) Guest host: Peter Lawford The Mike Douglas Show (Syndicated, 5/12/1969) The Merv Griffin Show (CBS, 5/13/1969) Allen Ludden’s Gallery (Syndicated, 6/27/1969) Girl Talk (Syndicated, 7/7/1969) That Show with Joan Rivers (Syndicated, 7/23/1969) That Show with Joan Rivers (Syndicated, 8/20/1969) That Show with Joan Rivers (Syndicated, 10/9/1969) The Mike Douglas Show (Syndicated, 11/18/1969) With guest co-host Liza Minnelli The Mike Douglas Show (Syndicated, 12/11/1969) The Mike Douglas Show (Syndicated, 1/7/1971) Guest host: Rex Reed Frankly Female (WRC-Washington, D.C., 3/6/1971) Frankly Female (WRC-Washington, D.C., 5/8/1971)
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Think Pink! Think Pink! Think Pink! Part One: Headlining Part Two: Behind the Scenes Part Three: The Music Part Four: The Books
Frank Sinatra and Kay Thompson, The Frank Sinatra Show, 1950
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