Where The Action Is

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  • The "Where the Action Is" pilot was taped on January 2, 1965 for CBS-TV. When CBS wouldn't air it, it was purchased by NBC who then forfeited it. Finally, ABC-TV bought the pilot and 5 months later, on June 28, 1965, it became a series.

  • This is the 1st "Where the Action Is" show. The series aired on ABC from 2:00-2:30pm in black and white.

  • "Where The Action Is" was pre-empted on July 5, 1965 for a baseball game (The New York Yankees vs. the Detroit Tigers)

  • Dick Clark's WHERE THE ACTION IS was pre-empted on September 6, 1965 for ABC Sports coverage of the Baseball fall classic between The Los Angeles Dodgers and The San Francisco Giants.

  • Pat & Lolly Vegas later formed the Native American rock group Redbone

  • This is the last show of Season 1 for "Dick Clark's WHERE THE ACTION IS" on ABC-TV.

  • Danny Hutton was later one of the lead singers of 3 Dog Night

  • This is the 1st Show of Season 2 for "Dick Clark's WHERE THE ACTION IS" on ABC-TV.

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