The Dinah Shore Chevy Show - Season 2

NBC (ended 1962)




Episode Guide

  • September 28, 1958
    September 28, 1958
    Episode 48
    Hosted by John Raitt, Janet Blair and Edie Adams, guests are Dorothy Kirsten and Stan Freberg.
  • September 21, 1958
    September 21, 1958
    Episode 47
    Hosted by John Raitt, Janet Blair and Edie Adams, guests are Carol Burnett and Eddie Foy.
  • September 14, 1958
    September 14, 1958
    Episode 46
    Hosted by John Raitt, Janet Blair and Edie Adams, guests are Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
  • September 7, 1958
    September 7, 1958
    Episode 45
    Hosted by John Raitt, Janet Blair and Edie Adams, guests Carol Burnett and Mickey Shaughnessy are welcomed to the show.
  • August 31, 1958
    August 31, 1958
    Episode 44
    Hosts John Raitt, Janet Blair and Edie Adams welcome guests Dorothy Kirsten, Elliot Reid and Stan Freberg to the show. Musical Highlights: All join in for "Tain't What You Do". Edie Adams sings "Go West, Young Man" and "Nearness of You". John Raitt sings "Maria" and "Hey There". Janet Blair sings "Cow Cow Boogie", "Gentleman is a Dope" and "Sunday Kind of Love".moreless
  • August 24, 1958
    August 24, 1958
    Episode 43
    Hosts John Raitt, Janet Blair and Edie Adams welcome guests Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. And the Harry Zimmerman Orchestra.

    Musical Highlights: Janet sings "Carioca" & "Hernando's Hideaway". John sings "The Breeze and I". John and Edie duet on "I Said My Pajamas". All join in for "Sound Off".
  • August 17, 1958
    August 17, 1958
    Episode 42
    Hosts John Raitt, Edie Adams and Janet Blair welcome guest Carol Burnett to the show.
  • August 10, 1958
    August 10, 1958
    Episode 41
    Hosted by John Raitt, Edie Adams and Janet Blair, special guests Stan Freberg and Dorothy Kirsten are welcomed. Highlights: All join in for "Yes Indeed". Janet Blair sings "Feudin', Fussin' and Fightin'", "Too Darn Hot" and "Gone With the Wind". John Raitt sings "Song of the Vagabonds" and "High Noon". Edie Adams performs "South Rampart St. Parade", "To Keep My Love Alive" and "Tender Trap". Opera star Dorothy Kirsten performs "Love Walked In", "It's Nice to Be Traveling" and "Song From Moulin Rouge".moreless
  • August 3, 1958
    August 3, 1958
    Episode 40
    Hosts John Raitt, Edie Adams and Janet Blair welcome guests Dan Rowan and Dick Martin to the show.
  • July 27, 1958
    July 27, 1958
    Episode 39
    Hosts John Raitt, Edie Adams and Janet Blair are joined by guests Mickey Shaughnessy and Stan Freberg.
  • July 20, 1958
    July 20, 1958
    Episode 38
    Hosted by John Raitt, Edie Adams, Janet Blair and Eddie Foy Jr., special guest Mickey Shaughnessy is welcomed. Musical Highlights: "Pass that Peace Pipe" (All) "Left Right Out of Your Heart" and "Don't Cry" (Edie Adams) Vaudeville routine (Eddie Foy Jr., John Raitt) "Get Me to the Church on Time" (Eddie Foy Jr., Mickey Shaughnessy) "You'll Never Walk Alone" (John Raitt) "Sand Dance" (All).moreless
  • July 13, 1958
    July 13, 1958
    Episode 37
    Hosts John Raitt, Edie Adams and Janet Blair welcome Stan Freberg and soprano Dorothy Kirsten to the show. Highlights: Janet Blair sings "Anything Goes". Dorothy Kirsten sings "I Could Write a Book". John Raitt performs "The Way You Look Tonight". Stan Freberg, Orville the Puppet and Edie Adams come through with "I've Got the Sun in the Morning". Janet, Edie and Stan perform "Civilization".moreless
  • July 6, 1958
    July 6, 1958
    Episode 36
    Hosted by Edie Adams. John Raitt, Janet Blair & Eddie Foy Jr., special guests Shelley Berman and Dorothy Kirsten are welcomed. Highlights: Comedy sketches include a dressing room sequence featuring Edie Adams and Janet Blair and an apartment house pantomime with Eddie Foy, Jr. Dorothy Kirsten's solo is the aria One Fine Day from Puccini's Madame Butterfly.moreless
  • June 29, 1958
    June 29, 1958
    Episode 35
    Hosted by Edie Adams, John Raitt and Janet Blair with special guests Dorothy Kirsten, Stan Freberg and Dean Jones. A musical sketch with the entire cast in a guessing game called Little-known verses of well-known songs. Musical Highlights: "Dry Bones" (All) "Mad About the Boy" (Adams, Blair, Kirsten, Freberg) Takeoff on show openings (Adams, Blair, Raitt) "I Like You Just the Way You Are" (Blair, Orville)moreless
  • June 22, 1958
    June 22, 1958
    Episode 34
    This is the first show of the Summer series hosted by Edie Adams, Janet Blair and John Raitt. Guests include Dan Rowan and Dick Martin and Dorothy Kirsten. Musical Highlights: Edie Adams sings "Namely You". John Raitt sings "If I Loved You". Janet Blair sings "Honeybun". Edie with guests Dan Rowan and Dick Martin do a USO Comedy Sketch about a recreation hall at an isolated radar outpost. John Raitt sings "Song of the Open Road". Janet Blair sings "Please, Mr. Brown". Dorothy Kirsten and John Raitt duet with "Carolina in the Morning". All join in for "Songs They Don't Write Anymore".moreless
  • June 15, 1958
    June 15, 1958
    Episode 33
    Dinah's guests are Marge and Gower Champion and Art Carney. Musical Highlights: Dinah sings "All Alone" and "Tomorrow". Dinah, Marge and Gower and Art team up for "Hey, Babe". At the close Dinah introduces Janet Blair, Edie Adams and John Raitt who will take over for her during the summer.
  • June 8, 1958
    June 8, 1958
    Episode 32
    Dinah welcomes Miyoshi Umeki, Steve Lawrence, Shirley MacLaine and her husband George Montgomery.

    Miyoshi Umeki sings and shows Dinah and hubbie George Montgomery how Japanese wives treat their husbands.

    Musical Highlights: Unusual visual background effects highlight Dinah's opener, "I'm Sitting on Top of the World." Dinah sings, "Hey, Babe", Steve Lawrence sings, "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street". Miyoshi Umeki & Dinah duet with "Inchworm". A marionette number as Dinah and Shirley MacLaine do "Look At Me".moreless
  • June 1, 1958
    June 1, 1958
    Episode 31
    Dinah welcomes Red Buttons, Cyril Ritchard, Mahalia Jackson and Sally Forrest.

    Musical Highlights: Dinah sings, "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" and Dinah & Mahalia duet on, "Down By the Riverside".
  • May 25, 1958
    May 25, 1958
    Episode 30
    Shirley MacLaine is the guest host and welcomes Walter Pidgeon, Andy Williams, Gogi Grant and Mickey Shaughnessy to the show.

    Shirley does a Kabuki theater bit, getting mixed up in a number of parts she's supposed to play. She also does a little singing with Walter Pidgeon and a rock-n-roll number with Mickey Shaughnessy.

  • May 18, 1958
    May 18, 1958
    Episode 29
    Dinah welcomes Ginger Rogers, Mike Nichols & Elaine May, Howard Duff & Ida Lupino. Also regulars: The Skylarks. Musical Highlights: Ginger Rogers dances to "Fango Tango" and joins Dinah in a number they are sure no one else has done. Howard Duff and Ida Lupino have a nightmare sequence on a familiar theme, some of which is very funny, showing all the things that can go wrong on a TV show. And Mike Nichols and Elaine May perform a comedy routine.moreless
  • May 11, 1958
    May 11, 1958
    Episode 28
    Dinah's guests are Nanette Fabray, Gisele MacKenzie, Julius La Rosa, and Eddie Foy Jr. Highlights: A cute finale tonight as Dinah gives Nanette Fabray a baby shower.
  • May 4, 1958
    May 4, 1958
    Episode 27
    Dinah's guests are Shirley Temple, Sally Forrest, John Raitt and Kay Thompson. Musical Highlights: Shirley Temple sings "Flim, Flam, Floo" and joins Dinah, Kay Thompson and John Raitt in a toyroom Fantasy. Shirley's a princess doll, Dinah's a Raggedy Ann, Raitt's a tin soldier and Kay Thompson's a Jill-in-the-box.
  • April 27, 1958
    April 27, 1958
    Episode 26
    Betty Hutton is the hostess and welcomes actor George Sanders, Miyoshi Umeki, Louis Prima & Keely Smith and Sam Butera and the Witnesses.
  • April 20, 1958
    April 20, 1958
    Episode 25
    Dinah's guests are Jose Greco, Van Johnson, Anna Maria Alberghetti and child dancer Michael Davis. Musical Highlights: Dinah repeats her popular version of "76 Trombones" and gives the pitch for the evening. Jose Greco and company present "The Four Horsemen". Dinah sings "I Remember April". Dinah and Anna Maria duet on "La Paloma". Van and Dinah duet a song number with special lyrics. Jose Greco is joined in a dance number by seven-year-old Michael Davis. Regular Ted Reid also appears.moreless
  • April 13, 1958
    April 13, 1958
    Episode 24
    Dinah's guests are Eve Arden, Eddie Bracken and the Mary Kaye Trio. Highlights: Dinah duets with Mary Kaye. There's a satire on cosmeticians and their valuable oils, from Eve Arden and Dinah, and a salute to baseball week from Eddie Bracken.
  • April 6, 1958
    April 6, 1958
    Episode 23
    Dinah and guests, Ray Bolger, the McGuire Sisters, and Jan Clayton take to the air on wires, and tour an Easter fantasy land.
  • March 30, 1958
    March 30, 1958
    Episode 22
    Ethel Merman is the hostess and welcomes Polly Bergen, Andy Williams, Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Genevieve and Al Kelly. In flashbacks, Merman shows how she rounded up tonight's stars. Back in the studio Polly and Ethel exchange songs on the theme of what singer's life story Polly should undertake next. Musical Highlights: You Make Me Feel So Young and The Party's Over (Ethel Merman, Polly Bergen); The year's hit love songs and Are You Sincere? (Andy Williams); Dragnet in Paris (Jack Paar & Genevieve); Talk to Him (Polly Bergen); Jack Paar does a parody of the Tombstone follies. And all join in for I Like a Happy Ending.moreless
  • March 23, 1958
    March 23, 1958
    Episode 21
    Dinah's guests are Tony Martin, Peter Lawford and Betty Hutton. Musical Highlights: Bouncing Betty Hutton and Dinah sing some old hits to the tune of 12 costume changes. Dinah and Betty do a duet, "Songs Through the Years - 1860-1958". Peter Lawford joins in for "There'll Be Some Changes Made". Dinah sings "Music, Maestro, Please".moreless
  • March 16, 1958
    March 16, 1958
    Episode 20
    Dinah's guests are Beatrice Lillie, Janis Paige and Jimmie Rodgers. Musical Highlights: The group perform songs from Rodgers' South Pacific.
  • March 9, 1958
    March 9, 1958
    Episode 19
    Dinah's guests are Bob Cummings, Pat Boone, Carol Burnett and Shirley MacLaine. Musical Highlights: Surrounded by drums, Dinah opens with an imaginative version of "Begin the Beguine" in this nicely balanced bill. Pat Boone sings one of his hits, and appears in a duet with Dinah. Shirley MacLaine returns for a dance bit in Persian, Texas, and modern hipster styles. Comic Carol Burnett does a monolog.moreless
  • February 23, 1958
    February 23, 1958
    Episode 18
    Dinah welcomes Bette Davis, Alan King and two newlywed vocalists Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme. Highlights: Bette joins Dinah in a sketch making fun of the Actors Studio and the "method." There's a fashion show featuring the creations of top designers. Dinah and several others intend to pull a "Peter Pan" and fly across the stage for the finale.moreless
  • February 16, 1958
    February 16, 1958
    Episode 17
    Dinah's guests include comedian Ed Wynn, Nanette Fabray and Mel Torme. Also appearing are ballet dancers Eugene Slavin and Gertrude Tiven. Highlights: Ed Wynn tells about his inventions. Ballet dancers Eugene Slavin and Gertrude Tiven spin thru "Impala" and a pas de deux. Mel Torme and Nanette Fabray join in the singing and Nanette and Dinah poke fun at reducing salons. The windup has Ed Wynn reminiscing about the days with Ziegfeld.moreless
  • February 10, 1958
    February 10, 1958
    Episode 16
    Dinah and Steve Allen start a tune on Allen's show and finish it here if they don't stumble in the corridor. Other guests include Ann Blythe, Rory Calhoun and Gower & Marge Champion. Musical Highlights: Another Shore repeat has Dinah and Marge Champion with their "Honey Sisters" act, a charming routine. Rory Calhoun rolls to "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and teams with Gower Champion in "I've Turned It Down". The Champions dance is six inches of water and Anne Blyth sings some Helen Morgan tear-jerkers.moreless
  • February 2, 1958
    February 2, 1958
    Episode 15
    The Chevy Show presents World Championship Rodeo from Fort Worth, Texas, starring Roy Rogers and Dale Evans with Trigger and Trigger, Jr., Sons of the Pioneers, and Special Guest Gabby Hayes. Highlights: An old-fashioned calf-roping, bronc-riding, steer-wrestling, Western get-together set to music. Also appearing are the Denver Westernaires. Rogers' Musical Rodeo. Most of tonight's show is taken up with a rodeo and you'll see bareback riding, calf riding, bronc busting, and other events. Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Gabby Hayes, and the Sons of the Pioneers play host and get in a song or two apiece. And Roy's performing Liberty horses.moreless
  • January 26, 1958
    January 26, 1958
    Episode 14
    Dinah welcomes Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, Ted Reid and The Steiner Brothers. Musical Highlights: A swinging opening as Frank Sinatra, Dinah, and Peter Lawford snap to "Memphis Blues". Dinah and Frank repeat their smash routine of singing tunes remembered from their radio days. Dinah sings, "That Great Come and Get It Day" and Ted Reid does a comic routine.moreless
  • January 19, 1958
    January 19, 1958
    Episode 13
    Dinah welcomes Ethel Merman, Andy Griffith and Cyril Ritchard. Highlights: An amusing routine features Ritchard, the suave Englishman, and Griffith, the country boy, as a pair of swains, trying to win Dinah's hand. Also recommended is Ritchard's explanation of American love songs. They confuse him.
  • January 12, 1958
    January 12, 1958
    Episode 12
    Dinah welcomes Julie Andrews, Chita Rivera, Art Carney, Comedian Ted Reid. Musical Highlights: Dinah and the cast sing, "Take Me Back to Manhattan". Chita sings, "A Woman Would Be a Woman". Dinah and Art duet on, "Thirteen Men" and "Back In the Old Routine". Dinah, Art and Julie sing, "Life Upon the Wicked Stage". Julie sings, "I Could Have Danced All Night" from her Broadway show My Fair Lady. Dinah, Art, Julie and Chita sing, "Blue Moon". Dinah & Julie sing, "Whispering Hope". Dinah, Chita & Julie sing, "I've Got the World on A String". Chita sings, "We're in the Money". Julie sings, "Three Little Maids". Dinah sings, "St. Louis Blues". Ted performs his Bobo the Columnist routine.moreless
  • January 5, 1958
    January 5, 1958
    Episode 11
    Tom Ewell hosts and welcomes Thelma Ritter, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Shirley MacLaine and John Raitt. Musical Highlights: Tom Ewell comments on "sounds" in New York. Your previewer's favorite routine features the original "sloppy" lyrics to hit tunes by Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart, and Cole Porter. Shirley MacLaine dances, John Raitt and Anna Maria sing. Thelma Ritter does her showstopper, "Flings", from the Broadway musical, "New Girl in Town".moreless
  • December 29, 1957
    December 29, 1957
    Episode 10
    Dinah welcomes Fred MacMurray, Ann Miller, Bob Crosby, Edward L. Richmond, Jack Costanza, The Dixie Small Fry (Jeff Woodruff, Bill Baldwin, Frank Straight) and The Michigan State Glee Club. Musical Highlights: Ann Miller taps & sings to "I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die" in a duet with Jack Costanzo (aka Mr. Bongo) on bongos. Fred MacMurray plays saxophone as he sits in with the Dixie Small Fry on "Rampart Street Parade". Ann, Dinah and Fred perform, "Baby, It's Cold Outside".moreless
  • December 22, 1957
    December 22, 1957
    Episode 9
    Dinah's guests are Roy Rogers, Esther Williams, Dizzy Dean, John Raitt, and the Sons of Pioneers. Musical Highlights: The opener has ice skaters cavorting at Burbank, California to "Winter Wonderland". Dizzy Dean reads a Christmas legend for kids, and then joins Dinah, Esther Williams, and John Raitt in "White Christmas". Esther hunts all over for an unfrozen swimming pool, and Roy Rogers heads for the cow country singing "Christmas on the Plains".moreless
  • December 15, 1957
    December 15, 1957
    Episode 8
    Dinah's guests are Lisa Kirk, Hugh O'Brian, Carol Channing. Musical Highlights: Dinah does "Blues in the Night". Lisa Kirk recalls "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" and together with Dinah, they belt out "Fascinating Rhythms". For laughs Carol Channing leads a community sing of "Jingle Bells".
  • December 8, 1957
    December 8, 1957
    Episode 7
    Nanette Fabray hosts tonight's show guests include Bob Crosby, Shirley MacLaine and the comedy team of Dan Rowan & Dick Martin. Comedy Highlights: Nanette Fabray and Bob Crosby click with "Man and Woman" and Nan and Shirley MacLaine share an amusing night club bit.
  • December 1, 1957
    December 1, 1957
    Episode 6
    Dinah's guests are Jimmy Durante, Rossano Brazzi, Pat Suzuki, Ted Reid, The Steiner Brothers and the Mary Kaye Trio. Highlights: Jimmy Durante and Rossano Brazzi, Italian film star, compete as lovers. Brazzi is at his best singing Italian folk songs with Dinah.
  • November 24, 1957
    November 24, 1957
    Episode 5
    Dinah welcomes Edie Adams and Ernie Kovacs, her husband George Montgomery and Louis Prima, Keely Smith and Sam Butera and the Witnesses to the show. Musical Highlights: Dinah and chorus rock to "Hey, Babe." Dinah joins Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Sam Butera, and The Witnesses in a song and dance number. Dinah, Edie Adams, and Keely Smith do "Homework" and then their husbands, George Montgomery, Ernie Kovacs, and Louis Prima join them in "It's Wonderful". Dinah sings, "Give Thanks to Thanksgiving" with George, Ernie, Edie, Keely and Louis around the Thanksgiving table getting ready to carve the turkey. After the Thanksgiving dinner they join in for a rousing rendition of "Dry Bones". There also is an Edward R. Murrow take-off.moreless
  • November 10, 1957
    November 10, 1957
    Episode 4
    Tony Martin fills in as host as Dinah takes a the week off. Red Buttons and Joan Davis share the comedy chores, and dancer Maria Tallchief does an interesting ballet with an underwater motif. Nat (King) Cole croons and joins his wife Marie in one number.
  • November 3, 1957
    November 3, 1957
    Episode 3
    Dinah's guests are Maureen O'Hara, Robert Wagner, Howard Keel and Shirley MacLaine. Highlights: The theme for tonight's show is style changes in clothes, songs, and automobiles. Howard Keel does some singing with Dinah, Maureen O'Hara tries her hand at folk singing, and even Robert Wagner warmes up his pipes.
  • October 27, 1957
    October 27, 1957
    Episode 2
    Dinah welcomes Robert Cummings, Boris Karloff and Gale Storm to this Halloween party show.

    Boris Karloff joins the Steiner brothers on "Whistle a Happy Tune".
  • October 20, 1957
    October 20, 1957
    Episode 1
    Dinah welcomes Danny Thomas, Nanette Fabray and Tab Hunter to the show. Highlights: Danny Thomas jokes, Nanette Fabray sings, and Tab Hunter and Dean Jones duet with Dinah. Nanette and Dinah get together in a sprightly number called "Low Fashion Show", a show stopper.