In addition to this show, he also stars on television's I've Got a Secret.
Originally, Moore was a radio continuity writer. He was working for radio station WBAL in Baltimore, Md., when a comedian became ill many years ago. Moore was rushed in as a substitute for the comedian. Later he became an announcer and sports commentator, then went to work as a writer and comedian for Club Matinee.
Subsequently he teamed with Jimmy Durante, was host of Take It or Leave It and Breakfast in Hollywood. He landed his current evening The Garry Moore Show in September of 1958. As of tonight Garry will have broadcast 2,615 radio shows since his debut on WBAL, Balitmore in 1939. And a total of 2,885 television appearances since his initial one in 1950.
Garry Moore marks his 5,500th broadcast on The Garry Moore Show tonight, including his weekday radio version.