Playboy After Dark - Season 1

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(ended 1970)

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  • Steppenwolf; Joey Bishop; Joe Williams; Joanne Vent; Skiles & Henderson
    Show #26 (taped 26-Jan-69)
    Guests:
    --Joey Bishop
    --Skiles & Henderson
    --Steppenwolf - "Born to be Wild" (short), "Chicken Wolf" and "Don't Cry"
    --Joe Williams
    --Joanne Vent - "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" + 1 other song

    Aired 7-Nov-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm

  • Michael Caine; Meredith MacRae; Sir Douglas Quintet; Mort Sahl
    Show #25 (taped 25-Jan-69)
    Guests:
    --Dr. George R. Bach
    --Michael Caine (actor)
    --Meredith MacRae (actress-singer) sings "Goin' Out Of My Head"
    --Greg Mullavey
    --Sir Douglas Quintet performs "Mendocino" and "She's About A Mover"
    --Mort Sahl (comedian)
    --Sammy Shore
    --The Clara Ward Singers (Gospel singers) - "Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho" and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"

    Aired 19-Jul-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 15-Aug-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Canned Heat; Shari Lewis; Buddy Greco; Max Lerner; Johnny Janis
    Show #24 (taped 20-Jan-69)
    Guests:
    --Canned Heat - "On The Road Again" + 1 other song (possibly "Battle at Turpentino")
    --Colvin & Wilder
    --Buddy Greco
    --Johnny Janis - "Love Is Like Candy"
    --Shari Lewis
    --Max Lerner - "Hello Young Lovers," "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying" and "I Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"

    Aired 16-May-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • The Grateful Dead; Sid Caesar; Noel Harrison; Sidney Omarr
    Show #23 (taped 18-Jan-69)
    Guest:
    --Sid Caesar
    --Elias & Shaw
    --The Grateful Dead - "St. Stephen," "Mountains of the Moon" and "Turn on Your Lovelight"
    --Brendan Hanlon - "Hide Your Dreams From Sight" and "The Shadow Of Your Smile"
    --Noel Harrison (actor-singer) - "The Great Electric Experiment Is Over" and "The Last You'll See Of Me"
    --Sidney (Sydney) Omarr

    Aired 22-Mar-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 23-May-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Sammy Davis Jr.; Anthony Newley; Jerry Lewis; Bill Cosby; Peter Lawford
    Show #22 (taped 19-Dec-68)
    Guests:
    --Checkmates Ltd. - "Hey Jude"
    --Bill Cosby
    --Sammy Davis Jr. - "I've Gotta Be Me," "Who Can I Turn To?" "The Joker Is Me," "What Kind Of Fool Am I," "Once In My Lifetime" and "The More I See You"
    --Peter Lawford
    --Jerry Lewis
    --Larry Neiman
    --Anthony Newley

    Aired 7-Mar-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Fri. 9:00pm
    Aired 9-Aug-69 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pmmoreless

  • The Grass Roots, Rich Little; Billy Eckstine; Paul Mazursky
    Show #21 (taped 17-Dec-68)
    Guests:
    --Sammy Bow
    --Bobby Doyle sings "Blowin' In The Wind" and a medley.
    --Billy Eckstine - "Loves Sweet Love" and "You'd Better Believe"
    --The Grass Roots - "Bella Linda" and "Midnight Confessions"
    --Rich Little
    --Paul Mazursky
    --Larry Tucker

    Aired 31-May-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 31-Oct-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Lou Rawls; Pat Morita; Frankie Randall
    Show #20 (taped 11-Dec-68)
    Guests:
    --Shelley Berman
    --Pat Morita
    --The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Washington at Valley Forge" and "Alligator Man"
    --Frankie Randall - "For Once In My Life" and "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone"
    --Lou Rawls - "Your Red Wagon"
    --Second City (comedy troupe)

    Aired 28-Jun-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 1-Aug-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Lou Rawls; Shelley Berman; David Steinberg; Buddy Miles Express
    Show #19 (taped 10-Dec-68)
    Guests:
    --Shelley Berman
    --Buddy Miles Express - "I Got You Babe"
    --Lou Rawls - "Don't Tease Me" + 1 other song
    --Joanie Sommers - "Tell Me All The Things" and "I Feel Fine"
    --David Steinberg
    --Times Square Two

    Aired 18-Apr-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Don Rickles; Bill Cosby, Doug McClure; Kelly Garrett
    Show #18 (taped 26-Nov-68)
    Guests:
    --Melvin Belli (attorney)
    --The Checkmates Ltd. performs "Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay" and 1 other song
    --The Collage (rock group) - "Any Day's A Sunday Afternoon" and "Rock and Roll Music"
    --Bill Cosby (comedian)
    --Bob Fuller
    --Kelly Garrett sings "Love's The Only Answer" and 1 other song
    --Shecky Greene
    --Doug McClure
    --Don Rickles

    Aired 21-Mar-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 17-May-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pmmoreless

  • James Brown; Three Dog Night; Bill Cosby; Soupy Sales
    Show #17 (taped 25-Nov-68)
    Guests:
    --Bill Cosby
    --Jack Carter
    --Soupy Sales
    --Clay Tyson
    --James Brown - "I Rule The World" and "Say It Loud I'm Black and I'm Proud"
    --Three Dog Night - "Celebrate" and "Love Me So Hard"
    --Marva Whitney - "Who Can I Turn To" and "Your Love"

    Aired 2-May-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 14-Jun-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pmmoreless

  • Joan Baez; Don Adams; Tommy Smothers; Avante-Garde
    Show #16 (taped 11-Nov-68)
    Guests:
    --Don Adams
    --Larry Hankin
    --David Hemmings
    --Gayle Hunnicott
    --Tommy Smothers
    --Joan Baez - "Hickory Wind" and 1 other song
    --Avant-Garde featuring Chuck Woolery - "Naturally Stoned" and "Follow Me" (correct song title?)

    Aired 1-Mar-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 4-Apr-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm

  • Gore Vidal; Three Dog Night; Pat Collins; John Hartford
    Show #15 (taped 10-Nov-68)
    Guests:
    --Pat Collins
    --Gore Vidal
    --John Hartford - "Natural To Be Gone" and 1 other song
    --Three Dog Night - "Nobody" and "Find Someone To Love"
    Additional guest?
    --Morgana King

    Aired 28-Mar-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm

  • Don Adams; Deep Purple; Brenton Wood; Lynn Kellogg
    Show #14 (taped 23-Oct-1968)
    Guests:
    --Don Adams
    --Jackie Gayle (comedian)
    --David Hemmings
    --Gayle Hunnicut
    --Deep Purple - "Hush" and 1 other song (instrumental song)
    --Lynn Kellogg - "Old Man River"
    --Brenton Wood - "Gimme Little Sign" and 1 other song

    Aired 14-Nov-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm

  • Rowan & Martin; Stu Gilliam, Paul Hampton; Clara Ward Singers
    Show #13 (taped 22-Oct-68)
    Guests:
    --Rowan & Martin
    --Stu Gilliam
    --Cathy Carlson - "Hurts So Bad" and 1 other song
    --Paul Hampton - "The Oklahoma City Times" & 1 other song
    --The Clara Ward Singers - "Dem Bones," "Down By The Riverside" & 1 other song

    Aired 18-Jan-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Sat. 11:30pm - WOR debut
    Aired 24-Jan-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm - KTLA debutmoreless

  • Bill Cosby; Jackie DeShannon; Marty Ingels; Taj Mahal; Louis Bellson; Jim Brown; Jeremy Vernon
    Show #12 (taped October 16, 1968)
    Guests:
    --Cynthia Myers (Hef's co host and Playmate of the month)
    --Louis Bellson (jazz drummer) with Playboy show pianist Tommy Oliver - "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" and "There Will Never Be Another You"
    --Marty Ingels (actor-comedian) kids around with Hef & Jackie DeShannon
    --Jackie DeShannon (pop singer) is interviewed by Hefner.
    --Jackie DeShannon (w/ Barry White as one of her background singers) - "I Got My Reason"
    --Jackie DeShannon - "Holly Would"
    --Jeremy Vernon (comedian) - comic routine about Foreign Airline Pilots
    --Louis Bellson with the Playboy house band - jazz instr. (song title?)
    --Cosby interupts his drum solo
    --Taj Mahal (rock 'n' roll / blues singer) - "Everybody Got To Change Sometime" (w/ Jesse Ed Davis, the Indian of the group)
    --Taj Mahal - "E.Z Rider"
    --Marty Ingels - comedy routine on teeth and does a magic trick on Hef.
    --Jim Brown (NFL star, actor) is interviewed by Hefner
    --Bill Cosby (comedian-actor) - after talking with Hef, does a comedy routine about going to a barber shop in Beverly Hillls Ca.
    Taj Mahal - outro music (during closing titles)

    Aired 11-Apr-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 26-Apr-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday, 11:30pmmoreless

  • Pete Seeger; Bill Cosby; Carmen McRae; Jack E. Leonard
    Show #11 (taped 15-Oct-68)
    Guests:
    --Pete Seeger (folk singer)
    --Bill Cosby
    --Jack E. Leonard
    --Carmen McRae
    --Teddy Neely

    Aired 9-May-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    (REPEAT: 28-Nov-1969, KTLA-5)

  • Tommy Smothers; Buffy St. Marie; Louis Nye; John Stewart
    Show #10 (taped 29-Sep-68)
    Guests:
    --Tommy Smothers (of the Smothers Brothers)
    --Buffy St. Marie (singer)
    --Louis Nye
    --John Stewart
    --Dr. William Schultz
    --The Buddy Miles Express (musicians)

    Aired 21-Feb-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 05-Apr-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm

  • The Byrds; Marvin Gaye; Pat Henry; The Committee
    Show #9 (taped 28-Sep-68)
    Guests:
    --Pete Barbuti (comedian)
    --The Committee
    --Pat Henry (comedian)
    --Sally Marr (Lenny Bruce's mother) - talks about her son, with clips of Lenny on "Playboy's Penthouse"
    --Marvin Gaye - "Chained" and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
    --The Byrds - "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere" and "This Wheel's On Fire"

    Aired 30-May-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 5-Jul-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pmmoreless

  • Jim Webb; Gloria Loring; the Checkmates
    Show #8 (taped 13-Sep-68)
    Guests:
    --The Checkmates - "She's Looking Good" & "Sunny"
    --Gloria Loring "It's Too Late"
    --Jimmy Webb (singer-composer) - "One of the Nicer Things"
    --Harry Blackstone Jr. (magician)
    --Hendra and Ullett (British comedians)

    Aired 15-Mar-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 18-Jul-69 (Repeat?), KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm)

  • Bob Newhart; Bill Cosby; O.C. Smith; Pickle Brothers
    Show #7 (taped 9-Sep-68)
    Guests:
    --Bob Newhart (comedian)
    --O.C. Smith - "Little Green Apples"
    --Bill Cosby
    --Gary LeMel
    --The Pickle Brothers
    --Rod Piazza Group (rock group with Rod "Gingerman" Piazza) - "She's A Woman"
    --George Chakos

    Aired 29-Mar-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 24-Oct-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm

  • Otto Preminger; Harry Nilsson; Norm Crosby; Rich Little
    Show #6 (taped 30-Aug-68)
    Guests:
    --Norm Crosby
    --Rich Little
    --Otto Preminger (director of the film "Skidoo")
    --Harry Nilsson - performs "Together," "Good Old Desk" and "Cast And Crew" (sings the "Skidoo" credits)
    --The Pair Extraordinaire - "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"
    --Carol Channing (interviewed on phone)
    --The Brothers Castro - medley including "Maria" & "Guantanamera"

    Aired 15-Feb-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 14-Mar-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Buddy Rich, James Cotton Blues Band, Joe Williams, Sue Raney, Tommy Oliver
    Show #5 (taped August 29, 1968)
    Guests:
    --Joe Williams, Buddy Rich and Tommy Oliver - "With a Little Help From My Friends" (a short jazzy improv rendition)
    --Sue Raney (pop/ jazz singer) - "I'm Looking" and medley: "Where Does Our Love Go"/ "No One Will Ever Know"
    --Ray Hastings (comedian) - comedy routine
    --James Cotton Blues Band (blues band) - "Worried Life Blues" and "She's Murder" (aka Murder In the 1st Degree)
    --Buddy Rich (jazz drummer) - "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"
    --Pat McCormick (comedian and comedy writer) - Calif. vs Chicago comedy routine
    --Joe Williams (jazz singer) - "Did I Ever Really Live?" and "Young Man On the Way Up"

    Please see "Recap" for additional episode details.

    Aired 12-Apr-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 25-Apr-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless

  • Tony Bennett; Steppenwolf; George Plimpton
    Show #4 (taped 9-Aug-68)
    Guests:
    --Tony Bennett - "Yesterday I Heard the Rain"
    --Steppenwolf - "Berry Rides Again," "Sookie Sookie" and "Born To Be Wild"
    --Milt Kamen (comedian)
    --Morgana King (singer) - "I Know How It Feels to Be Lonely" and medley ("Let It All Hang Out"/"Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home")
    --George Plimpton (writer-editor, author of "Paper Lion")
    --Irwin Corey (comedian, a.k.a. Professor Irwin Corey)
    Aired 2-Feb-1969 on WOR-9, NYC, Saturday 11:30pm
    Aired 14-Feb-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pmmoreless
  • Bill Cosby; Bill Medley; Iron Butterfly; Kaye Stevens
    Show #3 (taped 8-Aug-68)
    Guests:
    --Bill Cosby
    --Bill Medley - "Brown Eyed Woman" and "Let The Good Times Roll"
    --Iron Butterfly - "In A Gadda Da Vida"
    --Kaye Stevens - "I Want To Be Happy" and "That's Life"
    --The Blossoms
    --Shel Silverstein - "The Unicorn"
    --Reverend Malcom Boyd
    Aired 31-Jan-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 8-Mar-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pmmoreless
  • Roman Polanski; Sharon Tate; Della Reese; Don Adams
    Show #2 (taped July 24, 1968)
    Guests:
    --Roman Polanski (director of "Rosemary's Baby')
    --Sharon Tate (actress, wife of Roman Polanski)
    --Della Reese sings "No Experience Necessary," "I Gotta Be Me" and "Don't Build Your World Around A Man"
    --Vic Damone (singer) - "Come Back To Me" and "A Place For Us" (Theme From "Romeo & Juliet")"
    --Don Adams (comedian, from "Get Smart")
    --Bill Dana (comedian)
    --Jackie Gayle (comedian)
    --The Collectors - "One Act Play" and "Lydia Purple"

    Aired 07-Feb-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
    Aired 22-Feb-1969 on WOR-9, New York City, Saturday 11:30pmmoreless

  • Johnny Mathis, Mort Sahl; The Chambers Brothers
    Show #1 (taped 23-Jul-68)
    Guests:
    --Johnny Mathis - "59th Street Bridge Song"
    --Mort Sahl
    --The Chambers Brothers - "I Wish That It Would Rain" (and possibly "Good Lovin'")
    --Bill Russell
    --Corbett Monica
    --Nadia Christen - sings "Take It Easy and Free Again" (in French)
    Aired 10-Oct-1969 on KTLA-5, Los Angeles, CA, Friday 9:00pm
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