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Episode Guide

    • Hosts: Diana Ross & the Supremes / The Jackson 5
      10/18/69
      10
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes (Mary Wilson & Cindy Birdsong) sing "Where Do I Go?" "Good Morning, Starshine," "Someday We'll Be Together," "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" (with Mary Wilson singing lead) and "Love Child."
      --The Jackson 5 - "Sing a Simple Song" and "I Want You Back"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. - "You've Made Me So Very Happy"
      --Diana Ross and Sammy Davis Jr. do a song-and-dance tribute to the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie musicals.
      --Alan Sues (comedian) - sings "Good Times Are Here to Stay" (with dancers) and appears in a sketch as Diana Ross' butler, photographer and clothing designer.
      --Willie Tyler & Lester (ventriloquist act)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby (Final episode with highlights from past shows)
      Host: Bing Crosby (Last show of the series)
      --Bing introduces "Hollywood Palace" highlights from past shows.
      Clips:
      Don Adams, Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass, Fred Astaire, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Ray Bolger, Victor Borge, George Burns, James Brown, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Bette Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Phyllis Diller, Jimmy Durante, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Eydie Gorme, Buster Keaton, Gene Kelly, Don Knotts, Dean Martin, Groucho Marx, Ethel Merman, "Mrs. Miller," Martha Raye, Debbie Reynolds, Buddy Rich, Don Rickles, Gloria Swanson, Tiny Tim, Ed Wynn, and novelty acts like The Wallendas.
      Also:
      --"Hollywood Palace" bloopers such as Alan Sherman with his fly unzipped.moreless
    • Host: Groucho Marx / Margaret Dumont
      4/17/65
      10
      Host: Groucho Marx
      --Margaret Dumont (comedian, in her last TV appearance)
      --Groucho Marx and Margaret Dumont perform their comedy classic "Captain Spaulding," a number from "Animal Crackers."
      --Melinda Marx (Groucho's daughter) - "East Side of Town"
      --Groucho and Melinda Marx - "Play a Simple Melody"
      --Gordon and Sheila MacRae sing "I Want to Be with You"
      --Sheila MacRae - "Hello Dolly" and "Happy Days Are Here Again"
      --Gordon MacRae - "More"
      --Shecky Greene (comedian)
      --Miriam Makeba (African folk singer) - African Game Song
      --Lydia Torea (flamenco dancer, with her troupe) - "Dos en Ritmo" & "Un Pinto"
      --Don Saunders (comedian from Scotland)
      --The Four Kents (trick unicyclists from Denmark)moreless
    • Host: Van Johnson / Liza Minnelli / Mickey Rooney
      --Van Johnson (host) - "Wilkommen"
      --Liza Minnelli - "Cabaret" & "I Will Wait for You"
      --Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney and Van Johnson - "Let's Make A Movie" sketch
      --Mickey Rooney - appears in a baseball sketch
      --George Carlin (comedian)
      --Chris Noel (actress) - talks about her recent visit to Vietnam.
      --The Palace Duo (acrobats)
      --Milo and Roger (comic illusionists)
      --On film: The Beatles - "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields Forever" promotional videosmoreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / The Association
      9/5/67
      10
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "When We All Get Together"
      --The Association - "Never My Love"
      --Ravi Shankar - "Raga"
      --Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante and Bing Crosby - "Good Old Days" medley
      --Joey Heatherton, Bing Crosby and Diahann Carroll - "Girl Talk"
      --Diahann Carroll - "I Only Miss Him When I Think of Him"moreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / The Temptations
      2/17/68
      10

      --The Temptations sing "The Best Things In Life Are Free" and "I Wish It Would Rain."

      --Jimmy Durante (host, celebrating his 75th birthday) performs "The Parade" and "The Glory of Love."

      --Jimmy Durante and Van Johnson - "I Taught Him Everything He Knows."

      --Van Johnson dances to "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid" as part of a medley of songs about maids.

      --Jimmy Dean sings "This Old House."

      --Jimmy Durante, Van Johnson and Jimmy Dean - "Lulu's Back in Town."
      --Vikki Carr sings "The Lesson," "Some of These Days" & "After You've Gone."

      --Pat Henry (comedian).
      --Mac Ronay (magician).
      --Franklin D'Amore (strongman).
      --The Bodyguards (strongmen).
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    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Peter Lawford / Diahann Carroll
      --Sammy Davis Jr. (host) - "Tonight," "Once in a Lifetime," As Long As She Needs Me," "It Only Takes a Moment," "Let's Keep Swinging" & "Sam, by George"
      --Diahann Carroll - "Goin' Out of My Head" & "Here's That Rainy Day"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. and Diahann Carroll - perform a condensed version of "Porgy and Bess."
      --Peter Lawford - gives Sammy a musical French lesson
      --Rowan and Martin - comedy routine: sidewalk interview where a man gives his opinion about actors in politics
      --Checkmates Ltd. - "Soul Man"moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Leslie Uggams / Johnny Mercer
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "This Is One Of Those Songs"
      --Leslie Uggams - "What Did I Have?" & "Inka-Dinka-Doo"
      --Bing Crosby and Johnny Mercer - "From Monday On"
      --Johnny Mercer (sings a medley with Bing Crosby, see below)
      --Shelley Berman (comedian doing a telephone routine)
      --The King Family and Bing Crosby - "Young At Heart" & "You Make Me Feel So Young"
      --The Mecners
      --Pat Daly & Bill Wayne
      --Mac Ronay
      --Bing Crosby and Johnny Mercer - Medley: "Three Little Words" (Crosby), "Too Marvellous For Words" (Mercer), "Witchcraft" (Crosby), "That Old Black Magic" (Mercer), "Chattanooga Choo Choo" (Crosby), "On the Atcheson, Topeka & The Santa Fe" (Mercer), "A Shine On Your Shoes" (Crosby), Come Rain Or Come Shine" (Mercer), "Three O'clock In The Morning" (Crosby), "One For My Baby" (Mercer), "Yes, We Have No Bananas" (Crosby), Tangerine" (Mercer), "Lazy River" (Crosby), "Lazy Bones" / "Moon River" (Mercer), "Manãna" (Crosby), "Blues In The Night" (Parody) (Mercer), "Winter Wonderland" (Crosby), "In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening" (Mercer), "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" (Crosby), "And The Angels Sing" (Mercer), "Love Me Or Leave Me" (Crosby), "Autumn Leaves" (Mercer), "Russian Lullaby" (Crosby), "Fools Rush In" (Mercer), "Manhattan" (Crosby), "I'm Old Fashioned" (Mercer), "The Night They Invented Champagne" (Crosby), "Days Of Wine And Roses" (Mercer), "Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy" (Crosby), "Dream" (Mercer), "Miss America" (Crosby), "Goody Goody (Parody) (Mercer), "What A Difference A Day Makes" (Crosby), "Day In, Day Out" (Mercer), "New York, New York" (Crosby), "Hooray For Hollywood" (Mercer), "Margie" (Crosby), "Laura" (Mercer), "Diga Diga Doo" (Crosby) and "Something's Gotta Give" (Crosby/Mercer).
      Thanks to from Malcolm Macfarlane, Editor of BING magazine, for providing the above song titles. He also provided reviews of this episode (Please see "Notes")moreless
    • Host: Judy Garland / Johnny Rivers / Van Johnson
      Host: Judy Garland
      --Judy Garland - "What the World Needs Now Is Love" & "By Myself Alone"
      --Judy Garland & Van Johnson - "Mr. and Mrs. Clown"
      --Van Johnson - "Guys and Dolls"
      --Johnny Rivers - "Secret Agent Man" & "The Snake"
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --The Black Theatre of Prague (pantomimists) - perform "The Chair"
      --Charlie Cairoli (comedy pantomimist from Britain)
      --The Roselle Troupe (acrobats from Colombia)moreless
    • Hosts: Diana Ross & the Supremes / Stevie Wonder / Ethel Waters
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes (hosts) - "It's Today," "Day After Day" and "I'm Livin' in Shame."
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes - medley ("The Lady Is a Tramp" and "Let's Get Away from It All").

      --Stevie Wonder - "I Don't Know Why."
      --Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross - "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" and "For Once In My Life."

      --Ethel Waters - "Suppertime."
      --Ethel Waters and Diana Ross - "Bread 'n' Gravy."
      --Donald McKayle (dancer-choreographer) and Diana Ross dance to "Soulful Strut."
      --Soupy Sales (comedian)
      --Sammy Shore (comedian) - plays a preacher in a stand-up comedy routine.
      --The Saddris Dancers (comedic dancers).moreless
    • Host: Gene Barry / Bette Davis & Olivia de Haviland
      Host: Gene Barry
      --Gene Barry (star of "Burke's Law") - "Lady Be Good" and "It's All Right with Me"
      --Bette Davis and Olivia de Haviland - perform "The Twilight Shore," a dramatic reading.
      --Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks (comedians) - perform one of their "2000-Year-Old Man" sketches.
      --Monique Van Vooren (singer) - "The Girl from Ipanema" and "Mack the Knife"
      --The Back Porch Majority (folk singers) - "Where Will You Be?"
      --U.S. Olympic Gold Medal winners
      --Ben Blue (comedian, pantomime artist)
      --Yonely (musical clown)
      ABC repeated this show on Sept. 4, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / The Mills Brothers
      12/31/66
      10
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "Auld Lang Syne" & "Cabaret"
      --Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers - "Paper Doll"
      --The Mills Brothers - "Don't Blame Me"
      --Dorothy Collins (singer) - "Feelin' Good"
      --Charles Aznavour - "Le Temps" & "Hier Encore"
      --Skitch Henderson (pianist, formerly of "The Tonight Show") - "Lover"
      --Burns & Schreiber (comedy team)
      --Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gangmoreless
    • Host: Phil Silvers / James Brown Revue
      2/3/68
      10
      Host: Phil Silvers
      --The James Brown Revue - medley: "I Can't Stand It," If I Ruled the World," "Cold Sweat," "Try Me," "I Feel Good" and "There Was a Time"
      --Connie Stevens - "Wouldn't It Be Nice?"
      --Polly Bergen - "A House Is Not a Home" & "Ain't Misbehavin'"
      --Jack Jones sings "Gypsies, Jugglers and Clowns" & "I'm Getting Sentimental over You"
      --Phil Silvers, Polly Bergen, Connie Stevens & Jack Jones - "There's Nothing Like a Model T"
      --Phil Silvers, Polly Bergen & Connie Stevens - sing a 'leap-year' medley
      --Henny Youngman (comedian)
      --The Waraku Trio (Japanese jugglers)moreless
    • Host: Judy Garland / Vic Damone
      Host: Judy Garland / Vic Damone
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/13/65
      10
      Host: Judy Garland
      --Judy Garland sings "Once in a While," I Loved Him" and "We're a Couple of Swells"
      --Judy Garland sings "Play the Palace" then performs songs made famous by other singers at the Broadway Palace: "Shine On, Harvest Moon" (Nora Bayes); "Some of These Days" (Sophie Tucker); "My Man" (Fanny Brice) and "I Don't Care" (Eva Tanguay).
      --Judy Garland and Vic Damone - "West Side Story" medley: "Maria," "There's a Place for Us" and "Tonight"
      --Vic Damone - "Quiet Nights"
      --Chita Rivera (singer-dancer) - "Blue is the Color"
      --Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber (comedy team)
      --Gene Baylos (comedian)
      --The Lyons Family (acrobats)
      --The Three Bragazzi (musical clowns from Italy)moreless
    • Co-hosts: Bobbie Gentry, John Hartford & Roy Clark / Brooklyn Bridge
      --Bobbie Gentry, John Hartford & Roy Clark (co-hosts) - "Shady Grove"
      --The Brooklyn Bridge - "He's Not a Happy Man"
      --Bobbie Gentry - "The Rainmaker" & "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"
      --John Hartford - "Natural to Be Gone"
      --Roy Clark - "Then She's A Lover"
      --Bobbie Gentry, Roy Clark, John Hartford and Frankie Laine - medley: "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show," "When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder" & "Bye and Bye"
      --Frankie Laine sings "You Gave Me A Mountain"
      --Louis Nye (comedian)
      --Jackie Gayle (comedian)
      --Szony and Agnese (dancers)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby (1965 Christmas Show)
      12/25/65
      10
      Host: Bing Crosby (1965 Christmas Show)
      --Bing Crosby - "White World of Winter"
      --Bob Crane, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Collins - "We Wish You the Merriest"
      --Bing Crosby and Dorothy Collins - "Glow Worm"
      --Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians - "Twelve Days of Christmas"
      --Robert Clary - "French Christmas Song"
      --Werner Klemperer and John Banner - "Stille Nacht" ("Silent Night" in German)
      --Andre Tahon (puppeteer)
      --Bob Williams and Louie the Dog (humorous animal act) - overly enthusiastic man tries to get his lazy dog to do tricks.
      The cast of "Hogan's Heroes" (Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, Richard Dawson, John Banner, Robert Clary, Larry Hovis and Ivan Dixon) joins Bing in a sketch.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Louis Armstrong
      9/25/65
      9.5
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "My Blue Heaven"
      --Louis Armstrong - "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans"
      --Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong - "Dardanella"
      --Phil Harris (comedian) - "King of the Road"
      --The Young Americans (36 young singers led by Milton Anderson) - "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" & "Swanee"
      --Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Phil Harris & the Young Americans - "South Rampart Street Parade"
      --Bing Crosby and The Young Americans - "Happiness Is"
      --Carl Ballantine (comic magician, a regular on "McHale's Navy")
      --Pat Woodell (a former regular on "Petticoat Junction," making her singing debut) - "It Might as Well Be Spring"
      --Fred Roby (ventriloquist from France)
      --La Norma (Danish trapeze artist)
      --Sims' performing poniesmoreless
    • Host: George Burns
      Host: George Burns
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      3/28/64
      9.5
      Host: George Burns
      --George Burns - "Don't Take Me Home" & "I'll Buy the Ring"
      --Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks
      --Patti Page - "Call Me Irresponsible" & "Sweetest Sounds"
      --George Burns and the Lennon Sisters - "Ain't Misbehavin'"
      --The Lennon Sisters - "Moonglow" & "East of the Sun"
      --George Burns and Sergio Franchi - "Some of These Days"
      --Sergio Franchi (tenor) - theme from "Summertime"
      --Mac Ronay (comic magician)
      --The Dunhills (tap-dancers)moreless
    • Host: Buddy Ebsen
      Host: Buddy Ebsen
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/31/64
      9.5
      Host: Buddy Ebsen
      --Buddy Ebsen (from the "Beverly Hillbillies") - "I Was in Vaudeville"
      --Willie Mays (San Francisco Giants' center fielder)
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --Buddy Ebsen appears in a comedy baseball sketch with Willie Mays and Jack Carter.
      --Jane Morgan (singer) - "Funny World"
      --Buddy Ebsen and Shani Wallis - "Tea for Two"
      --Shani Wallis (English singer) - "No Thanks, Just Looking" and "Looking for a Little Boy"
      --The Wiere Brothers (comedy musical trio)
      --The Mascotts (German acrobats)
      --Tony the Wonder Horsemoreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Lena Horne / Spanky & Our Gang
      Host: Milton Berle
      --Spanky & Our Gang - "Making Every Minute Count"
      --Lena Horne
      --Neile Adams
      --David Hedison
    • Host: Herb Alpert / Liza Minnelli / Boyce & Hart
      12/12/67
      9.4
      Host: Herb Alpert
      --Boyce & Hart - medley ("I Wanna Be Free" & "Last Train To Clarksville") and "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight"
      --Liza Minnelli - "Happy Time" and "Mammy"
      --Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - "With A Little Help from My Friends" (instrumental)
      --Burt Bacharach sings "What the World Needs Now," "What's New, Pussycat?" and "Alfie"
      --Sergio Mendez and Brasil '66 (with female singers) - "Going Out of My Head"
      --Wes Montgomery
      --Baja Marimba Band
      Please see "Recap" for additional song titles.moreless
    • Host: David Janssen
      Host: David Janssen
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/6/65
      9.3
      David Janssen (host, from "The Fugitive")
      --Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks (comedians) - Brooks gives advice on filing income tax returns.
      --Edie Adams sings "Love," "I'm Glad There Is You" and "The Man That Got Away"
      --Tim Conway (comedian, of "McHale's Navy") appears in a sketch titled "The Warden" with Janssen.
      --Vic Damone (singer) - "But Not for Me," "Fascinatin' Rhythm" and "They Can't Take That Away from Me"
      --The Harlem Globetrotters do basketball tricks (while their theme "Sweet Georgia Brown" plays in the background). Later in show, the Globetrotters play the Hollywood Palace Dribblers: Janssen, Reiner, Brooks, Damone and Conway.
      --Les Surfs (singing group from Madagascar) - "Pretty Please" (a.k.a. "If You Please")
      --The Zeros (knife-throwing act)
      --Princess Tajana (trapeze act).moreless
    • Host: Burl Ives / Edgar & Candice Bergen
      12/12/64
      9.2
      Host: Burl Ives
      --Burl Ives (folk singer) - "Blue Tail Fly," "Wayfarin' Stranger," "Big Rock Candy Mountain," "Foggy Foggy Dew," "Funny Way of Laughing," "Lavender Blue," "Little Bitty Tear," "Pearly Shells" and "Chim Chim Cheree"
      --Edgar Bergen (with Charlie McCarthy)
      --Candice Bergen (Edgar Bergen's daughter, then 18-years-old) - appears in a skit with her father.
      --Ann Miller (dancer) - "It Had Better Be Tonight"
      --Anna Moffo (operatic soprano) - "Ach, chacun le sait" (from Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment.")
      --Burl Ives and Anna Moffo - "Turn Around"
      --Pat Henry (comedian)
      --Rih Aruso (bicycle-balancer)
      --Liana Stanek (trapeze artist from Vienna)
      ABC repeated this show on August 14, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Tony Randall / Diana Ross & the Supremes
      3/27/65
      9.2
      Host: Tony Randall
      --Tony Randall - does a comedy sketch parodying the lame conversational skills of a radio disc jockey.
      --Diana Ross and the Supremes - "Stop! In The Name Of Love"
      --Allan Sherman sings "Crazy Downtown" (parody of Petula Clark's "Downtown")
      --Nelson Eddy and Gale Sherwood sing "You and the Night and the Music" & "Indian Love Call"
      --Nelson Eddy - "The Song Is You"
      --Vikki Carr (singer) - "The Good Life," "So in Love" and "The Days of Wine and Roses"
      --Pat Morita (comedian)
      --The Marthys (comic acrobats)
      --The Great Mendez (high-wire act)
      Tony Randall narrates a wrestling match between the Hangman and Victor the Great, a Canadian Brown Bear.moreless
    • Host: Van Johnson / Betty Grable
      Host: Van Johnson / Betty Grable
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      12/26/64
      9.1
      Host: Van Johnson
      --Van Johnson - "I'm a Ham," "Let Me Entertain You," "I Want to be Happy" and "Lot of Livin' to Do"
      --Betty Grable - "Please, Mr. Brown"
      --Jackie Mason (comedian)
      --Sergio Franchi (tenor) - "In the Still of the Night" and "Al Di La"
      --Johnson, Grable and Franchi - "You Gotta Give the People Hoke"
      --Paul Gilbert (comedian)
      --The Bal Caron Trio (dancers)
      --The Zeros (knife-throwing act)
      --The Jambaz (balancing act)
      --Mimi Zerbini (trapeze artist from France)moreless
    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / James Brown Revue
      3/15/69
      9.0
      --Sammy Davis Jr. (host) - "Up - Up and Away," "I've Gotta Be Me," "Ol' Man River" and "Choreography"
      --James Brown Revue - "I'm Black & I'm Proud," "I Got The Feeling," "Give It Up Or Turn It Loose" & "Please Please Please"
      --Sammy Davis and James Brown - "I Feel Good"
      --Peggy Lipton (from the "Mod Squad," making her singing debut) - "Just A Little Lovin'"
      --Peggy Lipton and Sammy Davis Jr. - "Little Green Apples"
      --Charo (singer, married to Xavier Cugat) - Latin medley
      --Charo and Sammy Davis Jr. - "I-Yi-Yi-Yi-Yi Like You Very Much"
      --Nipsey Russell (comedian, does verses on a variety of topics)
      --Dave Madden (comedian from "Laugh-In," commenting on trite sayings)moreless
    • Host: Caterina Valente / Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
      Host: Caterina Valente
      --Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - "Whipped Cream" & "The Lonely Bull"
      --Caterina Valente - sings "Danke Schön," "Don't Rain on My Parade," "Falling in Love with Love" & "Till"
      --Bill Cosby (from "I Spy") - does a stand-up monologue about shopping for a new car.
      --Bill Dana (comedian, appearing as flamenco dancer José Jimenez)
      --The Black Theatre of Prague (pantomimists)
      --Luiz Bonfa (Brazilian guitarist) - "The Ski Song"
      --Channing Pollock (magician)
      --The Fredonias (tumblers from Germany)moreless
    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr.
      Host: Sammy Davis Jr.
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      2/11/67
      9.0
      Host: Sammy Davis Jr.
      --Sammy Davis Jr. - "Shake, Shake, Shake," "The Lady Is a Tramp," "What Kind of Fool am I?" and "The Birth of the Blues"
      --Liberace - "Malaguena"
      --Mickey Rooney
      --Sammy Davis Jr. and Mickey Rooney - sing "Two of a Kind" and do impersonations of Clark Gable, James Cagney, Cary Grant and other screen stars.
      --Kaye Stevens (singer) - "I Want to Be Happy"
      --Lee Tully (comedian)
      --The Mascots (acrobats)
      --Mr. and Mrs. Bob Top (high-pole roller skaters from England)moreless
    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Ike & Tina Turner
      12/7/68
      9.0
      --The Ike & Tina Turner Revue - "Understanding" and "You Got What You Wanted, Now You Don't Want What You Got"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. (host) - "Tenement Symphony" & "At the Crossroads"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. and Lola Falana - "I Feel Good"
      --Lola Falana - medley: "It Never Entered My Mind" & "Goin' Out of My Head"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. and Carmen McRae - medley: "People" & "Don't Rain on My Parade"
      --Carmen McRae (singer) - "He Loves Me" & "Watch What Happens"
      --Jo Anne Worley (comedian from "Laugh-In")
      --Jack Carter (comedian) and Sammy Davis Jr. - sing "Without You" and do impressions of various celebrities.
      --Bobby Doyle (singer discovered by Sammy) - "Just Can't Help Believing"moreless
    • Host: Phyllis Diller / Fifth Dimension
      9/12/67
      9.0
      --Phyllis Diller (host)
      --The 5th Dimension - "Up - Up, and Away" and "California, My Way"
      --Frankie Avalon - "Sand and Sea"
      --Annette Funicello - "Promise Me Anything"
      --Phil Harris (comedian) - "Ode to Billy Joe" and "Tiny Bubbles"
      --The Herculeans (balancing act) (Note: another source listed the act as Hercules, a strongman)
      --Also:
      a seal actmoreless
    • Host: Nat King Cole
      Host: Nat King Cole
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      3/21/64
      9.0
      --Nat King Cole - "My True Carrie Love," "Paper Moon," "Unforgettable" and "Day In, Day Out"
      --Nat King Cole and the Young Souls - "Get on Board!"
      --Diahann Carroll (singer-actress) - sings a tribute to Ethel Waters. Songs include "Am I Blue?" "Taking a Chance on Love," "Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe," "Dinah," "After you've Gone" and "Stormy Weather"
      --Paul Winchell (ventriloquist, with his dummy Jerry Mahoney) - do a "Ben Casey" spoof.
      --Allen & Rossi (comedy team) - sing "Let's Face the Music and Dance" in their routine.
      --Ken Murray (narrates his home movies of Hollywood stars)
      --The Merry Young Souls (singers)
      --The Amin Brothers (acrobats, foot-jugglers)
      --The Brunos (sway-pole act) - Bruno balances atop a 90-foot pole in the Palace parking lot.moreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / The Turtles
      Host: Jimmy Durante / The Turtles
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/10/66
      9.0
      --Jimmy Durante (host) - "One of Those Songs" & "A One-Room Home"
      --The Turtles - "Can I Get To Know You Better"
      --George Carlin (comedian) - spoofs rock 'n' roll DJs
      --Jimmy Durante and Peter Lawford - "Style"
      --Peter Lawford - "Come Back to Me"
      --Mrs. Miller sings "Every Little Movement (Has A Meaning All It's Own)"
      --Jimmy Durante and Mrs. Miller - "Inka-Dinka-Doo"
      --Elaine Dunn (singer-dancer) - "To Be in Love"
      --George Carl (comedic dancer)
      --The Polack Brothers' elephant actmoreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Ella Fitzgerald
      2/18/67
      9.0
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "Good Old Days" (Roger Miller song)
      --Ella Fitzgerald - "Jazz Samba" and "How Long Has This Been Going On?"
      --Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzerald perform a medley of children's songs (please see "Recap" for songs)
      --Alice Faye - "Mame"
      --Phil Harris - "It Was a Very Good Year"
      --Alice Faye and Phil Harris (husband and wife) join Bing for a medley of songs from Alice's film musicals.
      --Dom DeLuise (comedian)
      --Hendra & Ullett (British comedy team) - routine spoofing WWII movies with the British R.A.F. planning a mission over Germany.
      --The Nitwits (British music-hall comedy troupe) perform "Dance Espanol" and "Lily of Laguna"
      --The Medini Brothers (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Phil Silvers / Lovin' Spoonful
      9/24/66
      9.0
      Host: Phil Silvers
      --The Lovin' Spoonful - "Rain On The Roof" & "Summer In The City"
      --Polly Bergen - sings "It's Today" & "If He Walked Into My Life"
      --Phil Silvers & Polly Bergen - appear together in a comedy sketch about screen lovers (The woman is near sighted and the man hogs the camera). They sing "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life," "I Love You" & "They Say It's Wonderful"
      --Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner - a visit with the 2000 Year Old Man
      --Sergio Franchi - "Volare" & "The Impossible Dream"
      --Phil Silvers tries to show Sergio Franchi how to sing like a pop singer. They sing "Happy Days Are Here Again."
      --Mr. and Mrs. Bob Top (roller skating couple) - perform stunts atop a 60-foot-high platform outside the theater
      --Tagora (sword swallower) - does various sword tricksmoreless
    • Host: Donald O'Connor
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/10/64
      9.0
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      --Donald O'Connor - "Take a Bow"
      --Dorothy Provine (singer-dancer) and Donald O'Connor - "I Love to Dance"
      --Sergio Franchi - "I Have Dreamed" and "Ungrateful Heart"
      --Donald O'Connor, Dorothy Provone and Sergio Franchi - "I Get that Minstrel Feeling"
      --Morgana King (singer) - "Corcavado"
      --Shecky Greene (comedian)
      --Marilyn Michaels (song impressionist)
      --The Haslevs (acrobats, doing a trampoline act)
      --Victor Julian's Dog Act
      --The Martin Granger puppets
      --Mitchell Ayres (orchestra conductor, regular cast member)
      ABC repeated this show on July 10, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Peter Lawford / Cass Elliott
      --Sammy Davis Jr. (host) - "Spinning Wheel," "My Funny Valentine" and "My Way"
      --Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Rosey Grier - "Walkin' Happy"
      --"Mama" Cass Elliott - "Make Your Own Kind Of Music"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. & "Mama" Cass Elliott - medley: "I Dig Rock & Roll Music," "Respect" and "What'd I Say?" (Note: "I Dig Rock and Roll Music" has updated lyrics mentioning soul artists).
      --Sammy Davis Jr. and Lionel Hampton - "Flyin' Home" and possibly "Cherokee"
      --Peter Lawford - "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" (with dancers)
      --Rosey Grier - "Deeper in the Hole"
      --The Dells - "Oh, What A Night"
      --Dana Valery (singer) - "More Today Than Yesterday" and a medley of Italian language songs (including "Volare")moreless
    • Host: Dean Martin / The Rolling Stones
      6/13/64
      8.7
      Host: Dean Martin
      --Dean Martin - "Smile," "Take These Chains" & "Everybody Loves Somebody"
      --The Rolling Stones - "I Just Wanna Make Love To You"
      --Joey Forman (comedian)
      --The King Sisters & daughters (including Tina Cole) - "Always," "Don't Take Your Love from Me" and "Jersey Bounce"
      --SHARE (singing group made up of Hollywood celebrity wives working for charity, please see "Recap" for more info)
      --Larry Grizwold (comedy trampoline act)
      --Bertha the elephant and her daughter Tinamoreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / The Four Tops
      Host: Bing Crosby / The Four Tops
      Season 6 - Episode 26
      4/5/69
      8.7
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and "Both Sides Now"
      --The Four Tops - "In the Still of the Night" and "Eleanor Rigby"
      --Sally Ann Howes - "Just One of Those Things" and "Free Again"
      --Sally Ann Howes and Bing Crosby - medley of songs performed by London's "Buskers" (Please see "Recap" for song titles).
      --Phil Crosby (Bing's son) - "For Once in My Life"
      --Bing and Phil Crosby - "Sam's Song," "When You and I Were Young Maggie Blues" and "Play a Simple Melody"
      --Shelley Berman (comedian)
      --George Carl (pantomimist)
      --The Dagastan tightrope walkers (acrobats, from the Moscow Circus)moreless
    • Host: Dean Martin
      Host: Dean Martin
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      3/7/64
      8.6
      Guests:
      --Dean Martin (host)
      --Jackie Mason (comedian)
      --Barrie Chase (dancer)
      --Vikki Carr (singer)
      --Piccola Pupa (12-year-old singer from Italy)
      --Leonard Barr (acrobatic dancer)
      --Rola and Rolan (acrobats)
      --The Berosini Chimps
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / Marvin Gaye
      Host: Jimmy Durante / Marvin Gaye
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      1/11/69
      8.3

      --Marvin Gaye - "I Heard It Through the Grapevine."
      --Jimmy Durante (host) - "Inka Dinka Doo," "Say It with Flowers" and "Girls."
      --Ella Fitzgerald - "Melancholy Serenade" & "Hey Jude."
      --Jimmy Durante and Ella Fitzgerald - "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?"
      --Pat Cooper (comedian)
      --Sergio Franchi (tenor) - "Eh, Compare" (with Jimmy Durante).
      --Sergio Franchi (tenor) sings and dances to "Alexander's Ragtime Band."
      --Sergio Franchi (tenor) sings "E Lucevan La Stelle" aria from Puccini's 'Tosca.'
      --The Society of Seven (rock group).
      --The Tahiti Nue Revue.

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    • Hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans / Jan and Dean
      2/27/65
      8.2
      Co-hosts: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
      --Roy Rogers makes his stage entrance by riding atop his horse Trigger.
      --Towards the end of the show, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and the Sons of the Pioneers perform a medley of Western songs (please see "Recap" for song titles)
      --Jan and Dean - "From All over the World" (theme from the movie "The T.A.M.I. Show")
      --The Nicholas Brothers (singers-dancers) - "That Old Black Magic"
      --Shelley Berman (comedian)
      --Billy de Wolfe
      --The Ballet Folklorico of Mexico - "Jalisco"
      --The Murais (jugglers from Japan)
      --The Flying Armors (trapeze act).moreless
    • Host: Elizabeth Montgomery
      Host: Elizabeth Montgomery
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/1/66
      8.1
      Host: Elizabeth Montgomery
      --Elizabeth Montgomery - "Bewitched" theme.
      --Elizabeth Montgomery and Vic Damone - "Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered" duet
      --Vic Damone (singer) - "Falling in Love with Love" and "I Cried for You"
      --Paul Lynde (comedian)
      --Jackie Mason (comedian)
      --Morgana King (singer)
      --The Baja Marimba Band - "Portuguese Washerwoman" & "Acapulco 1922"
      --Paul Anthony's tigers
      --Sensational Parker (acrobatic act)
      --The Three Robertes (acrobats)moreless
    • Hosts: Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca / Gladys Knight & the Pips
      Hosts: Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca
      --Gladys Knight & the Pips - "Fever" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
      --Buddy Rich plays a drummer in a sketch about Caesar and Coca attending a Broadway musical.
      --Edie Adams - "When My Baby Smiles At Me"
      --Gene Baylos appears in a sketch with Caesar.
      --Brendan Hanlon (Irish singer) - "I Gotta Be Me"moreless
    • Host: Victor Borge
      Host: Victor Borge
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/14/64
      8.0
      Host: Victor Borge
      --Victor Borge (comic pianist) - in a comedy segment, Borge composes by amalgamation, using sheet music, a pair of scissors and a role of cellophane tape.
      --Victor Borge and Alice Faye - "Alexander's Ragtime Band"
      --Alice Faye - "Hello Dolly"
      --Nancy Wilson (singer) - "Satin Doll" and "The Very Thought of You"
      --The Nicholas Brothers (tap dancers) - "My Kind of Town"
      --Pat Morita (comedian)
      --The Swingle Singers (French vocal group) - "Bach's Fugue in D Minor"
      --Rih Aruso (bicyclist)
      --De Mille (a 15-year-old high wire performer)
      ABC repeated this show on July 5, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Arthur Godfrey / The Mamas & the Papas
      1/29/66
      8.0
      Host: Arthur Godfrey
      --Arthur Godfrey - "The Wonderful Thing About Love," "S' Wonderful," "England Swings" and "Good Old Days"
      --Arthur Godfrey with the Mamas and the Papas - "Be My Valentine"
      --The Mamas and the Papas - "California Dreamin'"
      --Sid Caesar (comedian) - appears in a sketch with Arthur Godfrey and Corbett Monica. In the sketch, titled "How to Make Motion Pictures," Sid portrays a bumbling Viennese filmmaker who comes to Hollywood to save a failing movie studio.
      --Abbe Lane (singer) - "Gonna Build a Mountain," "A Wonderful Day Like Today" & "Down by the Riverside."
      --Corbett Monica (comedian doing a stand-up routine)
      --The Berosinis (acrobats, teeterboard act from Czechoslovakia)
      --Les Apollo (balancing act)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / The Youngbloods
      11/22/69
      8.0
      Host: Milton Berle
      --The Youngbloods - "Get Together" (excerpt) & "Sunlight"
      --Hines, Hines & Dad (song-and-dance trio with Gregory Hines) - "Singing in the Rain"
      --Milton Berle (host) - "Make 'em Laugh"
      --Irving Benson (comedian, in character as Sidney Shpritzer, Milton Berle's favorite heckler)
      --Steve Allen
      --Connie Stevens - "Dancing in the Streets"
      --Martha Raye - "Let Go" & "Watch What Happens"
      Also, Raye appears in a comedy sketch in which a judge tries to determine the father of her daughter (played by Sarah Sue Gleis)moreless
    • Hosts: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme / Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca
      Hosts: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme
      --Steve Lawrence - "The Drifter"
      --Eydie Gorme - "Tonight I'll Say a Prayer"
      --Steve & Eydie - "You've Made Me So Very Happy" & "Golden Rainbow"
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans - "What a Wonderful World," "Sittin' on Top of the World" & "Happy Heart"
      --Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca - appear in a comedy sketch
      --Steve Allen & Jane Meadows - in a sketch play a couple on their second honeymoon
      Comedy sketch:
      --"The Men vs. the Women" - three married couples take sides.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby (1968 Christmas Show) / Glen Campbell
      1968 Christmas Show hosted by Bing and Kathryn Crosby, with their children Harry, Mary Frances and Nathaniel.
      Music:
      --Bing Crosby - "White Christmas," "Silent Night" and "This Is That Time of the Year"
      --Bing and Kathryn Crosby - "When the Kids Are Married" and "Christmas Is A Birthday"
      --Bing, Kathryn and children - "Do You Hear What I Hear?"
      --Harry Crosby - "Oh, Come Little Children"
      --Glen Campbell - "Wichita Lineman"
      --Bing Crosby and Glen Campbell - "1432 Franklin Pike Circle Hero"
      --John Byner (comedian) - "Christmas Is Coming"
      --The Lennon Sisters - "Christmas Waltz" and "Christmas Song"
      --Bing Crosby and cast - "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
      Also appearing:
      --Nicolai Olkovikov (juggler from the Moscow State Circus)moreless
    • Host: Robert Goulet / Nancy Sinatra
      3/19/66
      7.5
      --Robert Goulet - "Moment of Truth" & "Soliloguy" ("My Boy Bill" soliloguy from "Carousel")
      --Nancy Sinatra - "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" & "As Tears Go By"
      --Robert Goulet and Nancy Sinatra - Shoe medley (includes "The Old Soft Shoe," "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Oh, Them Golden Slippers")
      --Chita Rivera (singer-dancer) - "My Home Is In My Shoes"
      --Jan Murray (comedian)
      --The Muppets
      --Mac Ronay (comedic magician)
      --The Nerveless Nocks (sway pole acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Robert Goulet / Bill Cosby
      Host: Robert Goulet / Bill Cosby
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      3/20/65
      7.0
      --Robert Goulet (host)
      --Carol Lawrence (singer, wife of Robert Goulet)
      --Bill Cosby (comedian) - does a monolog about Noah and the Ark.
      --Les Surfs (singing group from Madagascar) - song title possibly "Pour la Rose"
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as "El Matador" Jose Jimenez)
      --The Trhee Akeffs (balancing act)
      --Eva Vidos (juggler)
      --Kay and her petsmoreless
    • Host: Groucho Marx
      Host: Groucho Marx
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      3/14/64
      7.0
      Guests:
      --Groucho Marx (host)
      --Morey Amsterdam & Rose Marie (comedians, from "The Dick Van Dyke Show")
      --Jose Greco (flamenco dancer with his dance troupe)
      --Jennie Smith (singer) - "You and the Night and the Music"
      --Gilbert Becaud (French pop singer) - "More" & "What Now My Love"
      --Lee Allen (roller-skating comedian) - acts intoxicated during his comedy routine
      --The Andre Tahon Puppets - sing "I Feel Pretty" in a mouse version of "West Side Story"
      --Bertha the Elephant (trained animal act) - dancing, balancing elephant
      Comedy sketch:
      --A society matron, played by Dee Hartford, isn't convinced that "Dr. Hackenbush" (Groucho) is a real doctor. It could be because all his nurses look more like chorus girls. Groucho Marx sings "I'm Dr. Hackenbush" in a the sketch.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Mary Costa / Sergio Franchi
      1/3/70
      6.5
      Music:
      --Bing Crosby - "This Is The Life"
      --Mary Costa - "I'm In Love With Vienna"
      --Bing with Mary Costa - "Pollution"
      --Sergio Franchi - "Stay"
      --Sergio Franchi - "To Give"
      --The Establishment - "Hair" medley: "Aquarius," "Where Do I Go?" and "Let The Sunshine In"
      Crosby Medley:
      "Love In Bloom" (Sergio Franchi), "June In January" (Mary Costa), "Love Is Just Around The Corner" (Bing with Leland Palmer), "Please" (Bing), "Learn To Croon" (Bing), "Down The Old Ox Road" (Bing with Sergio Franchi, Leland Palmer & Mary Costa), "Temptation" (Sergio Franchi), "Happy Feet" (Bing with Leland Palmer), "The Waiter And The Porter And The Upstairs Maid" (Bing with Leland Palmer & Sergio Franchi), "Pennies From Heaven" (Bing), "True Love" (Mary Costa & Sergio Franchi) and "Swinging On A Star" (Bing with Leland Palmer, Mary Costa & Sergio Franchi)
      Also appearing:
      --The Nick Perito Orchestra
      --Patchett & Tarses (comedians)
      --The Kuban Cossacks
      --Mac Ronay (pantomimist)moreless
    • Hosts: Cyd Charisse & Tony Martin / Buffalo Springfield
      --Cyd Charisse & Tony Martin (co-hosts) - "Walking Happy" and "The Honeymoon Is Over"
      --Cyd Charrise - production number in which Cyd plays an Asian woman in love with a soldier (music: "Mack the Knife")
      --Tony Martin - "And We Were Lovers" & "Born Free"
      --Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth" (30-second excerpt) & "Mr. Soul"
      --Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner (comedians) - comedy monologue: Reporter (Reiner) interviews an advertising executive (Brooks).
      --Danny Sailor (Canadian lumberjack - high-pole acrobat) - balances on top of 80 foot pole outside of theater
      --The Kim Sisters (3 sisters from Korea) - the trio sings "Goin' Out of My Head" and "Caramba," then plays "La Bamba" and "The Peanut Vendor" on the xylophone.
      --Jackie Clark (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about his family, etc.
      --Milo and Roger (comic magicians / illusionists)moreless
    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Diana Ross & Supremes
      9/26/67
      6.0
      --Sammy Davis Jr. (host) - "After Today," "Something in Your Smile," "Talk to the Animals," "That Old Black Magic" and "Mack the Knife"
      --Diana Ross and the Supremes - "Reflections" and "The Lady Is A Tramp"
      --Sammy Davis Jr. and the Supremes - sing a medley of songs about cities (Please see "Recap" for song titles)
      --Raquel Welch sings "Bang Bang"
      --Jack Burns & Avery Schreiber (comedy team) - parody confrontational TV talk shows.
      --Baby Lawrence (jazz dancer) - appears with Sammy Davis Jr. in a tap-dancing "duel."
      --Joey Bishop (comedian) - makes a cameo walk-onmoreless
    • Host: Gene Barry / The Mamas and the Papas
      4/9/66
      6.0
      Guests:
      --Gene Barry (host) - "All I Need Is The Girl" and "A Real Live Girl" medley.
      --Gene Barry, at end of show, sings "What Am I?" and "I'll Be Seeing You"
      --Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale (Dodger pitchers) - join Milton Berle and Gene Barry in a comedy sketch. Berle plays a rookie baseball player. The sketch ends with the four men singing "Together, Wherever We Go" (with special baseball lyrics).
      --The Mamas and the Papas - "Monday, Monday"
      --Wally Cox (comedian)
      --Tim Conway (comedian) - plays the operator of a matchmaking computer.
      --The McGuire Sisters (singers) - "Blue Skies" & a medley ("One of Those Songs," "Bye Bye Blues," "Yesterday," "Night and Day," and the "Batman" theme.)
      --The Hildalys (high-wire motorcycle act from France)
      --The Rudi Lenz Chimps (trained animal act)moreless
    • Host: Louis Armstrong
      Host: Louis Armstrong
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      5/1/65
      6.0
      Host: Louis Armstrong
      --Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!" "When the Saints Go Marching In," "Mack the Knife" and "Blueberry Hill" (Also, Armstrong is saluted for his 50 years in show business and his role as a goodwill ambassador.)
      --Edward G. Robinson (actor) - reads tributes to Louis Armstrong from President Johnson and the Senate.
      --Jimmy Durante - "Well-Dressed Man," "What a Day," "Alley Cat" and "Again You Turn-a"
      --Louis Armstrong and Jimmy Durante - "Old Man Time"
      --Diahann Carroll (blues singer) - "Outskirts of Town," "Porgy" and "Nobody Loves You When You're Down and Out"
      --Rowan and Martin (comedy team)
      --The Ballet Folklorico of Mexico - "Jalisco" and "Deer Dance"moreless
    • Host: Don Adams / Janis Joplin / Barbara Eden
      10/26/68
      6.0
      Host: Don Adams
      --Janis Joplin with Big Brother & the Holding Company - "Summertime" & "I Need A Man to Love"
      --Barbara Eden sings "Big, Beautiful Ball" (production number with dancers)
      --Arte Johnson (comedian, in character as Rozmenko, a Russian entertainer) sings "Mame" in faux Russian.
      --The Brothers Castro (singers from Mexico) - "Michelle" & "Por Usted"
      --The Dovyeko Company (acrobats from the Moscow State Circus) - acrobats walking on stilts.
      Comedy:
      --Don Adams plays a lawyer known as "The Big Mouthpiece" in a comedy monologue.
      --Reporter Arte Johnson interviews coach Leon Football (Don Adams)moreless
    • Host: Dale Robertson
      Host: Dale Robertson
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      4/3/65
      6.0
      Host: Dale Robertson
      --Tim Conway (comedian, from "McHale's Navy") - does an obstetrician sketch
      --George Gobel (comedian)
      --Barbara McNair (singer)
      --Lisa Kirk (singer-dancer)
      --Gaylord and Holiday (comedy team)
      --The Four Winds of Notre Dame (vocal quartet)
      --The Morways (teeterboard artists from Prague)
      --The Hennefore Family's comedy animal act
    • Host: Bing Crosby (Series Premiere)
      1/4/64
      6.0
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "Climb Every Mountain" (with the Young Americans)
      --Gary Crosby sings "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho"
      --Bing and Gary Crosby sing "Teamwork"
      --Bob Newhart (comedian) - does a telephone routine about Sir Walter Raleigh calling from the Colonies.
      --Mickey Rooney and Bobby Van do a "Candid Camera" sketch.
      --Nancy Wilson sings "Almost In Your Arms"
      --The Young Americans sing a medley of "Saturday Night," "Green, Green" and "If I Had A Hammer"
      --Silvan (illusionist)
      --The Andre Tahon puppets - puppets dressed as nuns dance to "Dominique"
      --The Hardy Family (acrobats)
      --Les Salvadori (musical clowns)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Sonny and Cher
      Host: Bing Crosby / Sonny and Cher
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/1/66
      5.8
      Second Anniversary show
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "Let's Start the New Year Right" and "This Could be the Start of Something Big"
      --Sonny and Cher with Bing Crosby - "Resolutions"
      --Sonny and Cher - "What Now My Love"
      --Danny Thomas (comedian)
      --Bob Newhart (comedian)
      --David Nelson (from "Ozzie and Harriet," performs on the trapeze with the Flying Artons)
      --Donna Butterworth (8 year old actress-singer) - "Swanee" and "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee"
      --Donna Butterworth and Bing Crosby - "Little Grass Shack"
      --Marilyn Maye (singer) - "Misty"
      --Ben Blue (pantomimist doing a routine about an ice skater)moreless
    • Bing Crosby (1967 Christmas Show)
      Bing Crosby (1967 Christmas Show)
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      12/19/67
      5.8
      1967 Christmas Show hosted by Bing Crosby, with wife Kathryn Crosby, and their children Harry, Mary Frances and Nathaniel.
      --Bing Crosby - "White Christmas"
      --Kathryn Crosby - "Try to Remember"
      --Mary Frances Crosby - "Where Is Love?"
      Also appearing:
      --Adam West (from "Batman")
      --Adam West, Louis Nye, Bing Crosby and the Crosby children - "This Old Man"
      --The King Family - "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"
      --Louis Nye (comedian)
      --The Marquis Chimpsmoreless
    • Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Aretha Franklin / Spanky and Our Gang
      --Sammy Davis Jr. (host) sings "If My Friends Could See Me Now" (with special lyrics about being the Hollywood Palace host).
      Sammy Davis Jr. - "MacArthur Park," "I Gotta Be Me" and "Peace Brother Peace"
      --Aretha Franklin - "I Say A Little Prayer" and "Come Back Baby"
      --Aretha Franklin and Sammy Davis Jr. - medley "What Is Soul?" (correct title?), "Think," "Respect" and "What'd I Say?"
      --Spanky & Our Gang - "Give A Damn" & "Yesterday's Rain"
      --Johnny Whitaker (child actor, from "Family Affair") - sings "Every Boy Can Be President"
      --Corbett Monica (comedian)
      --John Bassett (singer-guitarist, appeared in "Golden Boy" with Sammy) sings a song dedicated to his own son.moreless
    • Host: Joan Crawford / The Cyrkle
      Host: Joan Crawford / The Cyrkle
      Season 4 - Episode 29
      4/22/67
      5.0
      --Joan Crawford (host) - performs a dramatic scene titled "The Dreamer" about an imaginative little girl.
      --The Cyrkle - "Turn Down Day" (and possibly "Five-Foot-Two")
      --Tim Conway (comedian) - appears in a sketch as a prison warden.
      --Nancy Ames - "Yesterday" and "What the World Needs Now"
      --Julius LaRosa sings "Hey, Look Me Over" and "As Time Goes By"
      --Ralph Adams (illusionist)
      --The Flying Cavarettas (teenage aerialists)
      --The Halasis (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Jack Benny / Petula Clark / Johnny Mathis
      2/4/67
      5.0
      Host: Jack Benny
      --Jack Benny appears with Gloria Chappell, his musical teacher, for a violin duet.
      --Petula Clark - "Winchester Cathedral" & "This Is My Song"
      --Johnny Mathis - medley from "Man of La Mancha"
      --Ernie Terrell and the Heavyweights (heavyweight boxer Terrell with his brothers and sister) - "A Hammer and a Nail"
      --The Nitwits (musical comedians) - "Cool, Cool Water"
      --Brascia and Tybee (dancers) - "Mambo Flamenco"
      --The Halasis (acrobats, teeterboard act from Hungary)moreless
    • Host: Tennessee Ernie Ford
      Host: Tennessee Ernie Ford
      Season 2 - Episode 33
      5/22/65
      5.0
      --Tennessee Ernie Ford (host) - sings "Gee, But It's Good to be Here," "King of the Road" and does an updated version of "Sixteen Tons" (with go-go dancers)
      --Tennessee Ernie Ford closes the show by singing a Gospel medley (with choir).
      --Edie Adams sings "Queen of the House" and a medley including "In the Still of the Night."
      --Ann Miller - "Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey?" (production number with male dancers)
      --Jack Carter (comedian) - tells jokes about different types of music and popular dances.
      --Santos (low-wire acrobat act from Portugal)
      --The Gus Augspurg Monkeys (trained animal act)
      --The O'Keffe comedy divers (from England)moreless
    • Hosts: Rowan & Martin (All-Comedy Show)
      2/22/69
      4.0
      All-Comedy Show:
      --Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (co-hosts)
      --Gene Sheldon (pantomime comedian) - plays "I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover" on the banjo.
      --Irwin C. Watson (stand-up comedian)
      --Ron Gaylord & Burt Holiday (comedy team) - one sings "The Impossible Dream" while they tell jokes. Also do a skit about a hijacker
      --Betty Walker (comedian) - appears four times during show doing telephone monologues.
      --Jackie Gayle (stand-up comedian)
      --Simmy Bow (double-talking comedian)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Sonny & Cher
      Host: Milton Berle / Sonny & Cher
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/23/65
      4.0
      Host: Milton Berle
      --Sonny and Cher - "Baby, Don't Go" & "Where Do You Go?"
      --Sonny and Cher with Milton Berle - in a skit, perform a version of "But You're Mine" titled "But You're Ours." (Milton is portrayed as S&C's kid in the skit with long hair, fur vest, etc.)
      --Abbe Lane (singer)
      --Bill Dana (comedian, as Jose Jimenez talking about his Jujitsu book)
      --Maury Wills (Los Angeles Dodger captain) - sings and plays banjo
      --Mike McGivney (quick-change actor doing an abbreviated version of "Oliver Twist")
      --The Rudas (Austrailian dancers) - "This Must Be the Place"moreless
    • Host: Victor Borge / Jane Powell
      Host: Victor Borge / Jane Powell
      Season 3 - Episode 30
      4/23/66
      4.0
      Host: Victor Borge
      --Victor Borge - "The Viennese Waltz" and does a routine about phonetic punctuation.
      --Jane Powell (singer) - "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy" & "On a Wonderful Day Like Today"
      --Peter Gennaro (choreographer-dancer) - "Ol' Man River"
      --The Kim Sisters (singing-musicians) - "Birth of the Blues" & "Bill Bailey"
      --The Brothers Kim (instrumentalists)
      --The Kim Sisters and the Brothers Kim - "Fingers of Fire," "Steel Guitar Rag," "You'll Never Walk Alone" & "Violin Hoedown"
      --Professor Irwin Corey (comedian)
      --Gala Shawn (trapeze artist from Ireland)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Martha Raye
      Host: Milton Berle / Martha Raye
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      11/30/68
      3.3
      Music:
      --Milton Berle - "What a Night This Is Going to Be"
      --Martha Raye - "Toot Toot Tootsie, Good-Bye" and "Those Were The Good Old Days"
      --Barrie Chase (singer-dancer) - "Suzie Q"
      --Roosevelt Grier - "Slip Away"
      --The Third Wave (teenage musicians from the Phillippines)
      Also appearing:
      --Joey Forman (comedian)
      --Joe Besser (comedian)
      --Mary Beth Hughesmoreless
    • Host: Sid Caesar / Marlo Thomas
      Host: Sid Caesar / Marlo Thomas
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/7/67
      3.0
      --Sid Caesar (host) - plays an orchestra drummer during Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture." Later in show, Sid sings "A Real Live Girl."
      --Marlo Thomas (actress) - narrates a fashion show of 1968 resort fashions.
      --Sergio Franchi - "The Girl from Ipanema" and "I Should Care"
      --Fran Jeffries - "Another Night"
      --The Checkmates - "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"
      --Sid Caesar, playing saxophone, joins the Checkmates for "I May Be Wrong"moreless
    • Host: Vincent Edwards / Liza Minnelli / Bette Davis
      --Vincent Edwards (host) - "A Fellow Needs a Girl" & medley: "Lulu's Back in Town," "Maria" and "Ida"
      --Vincent Edwards and Liza Minnelli - "Everything I've Got Belongs to You"
      --Liza Minnelli - "Where Did You Learn to Dance?" & "There Is a Time"
      --Bette Davis - does a dramatic reading of a Dorothy Parker poem
      --Joan Rivers (comedian)
      --Liliane Montevecchi (singer-dancer) - "Dis-Donc" & "Walk on the Wild Side"
      --Miss Elizabeth (trapeze performer)
      --The Rogge Sisters (acrobats)
      --Bertha and Tina (trained elephant act)moreless
    • Host: Don Knotts / Joey Heatherton & Lance Rentzel
      Host: Don Knotts
      --Bobby Goldsboro - "Proud Mary" and "Everybody's Talking"
      --Joey Heatherton - "Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin"
      --Lance Rentzel - "Sunny" (plays organ and sings)
      --The Baja Marimba Band - "Hey Jude" (instrumental)
      --Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill (comedy team)
      --Sunni Walton (impressionist)
      Benito Venito (spelling?) - daredevil, man does tricks with swords
      Please see "Recap" for episode transcript.moreless
    • Hosts: Phyllis Diller & Don Rickles
      3/22/69
      1.0
      Co-hosts: Phyllis Diller & Don Rickles
      --Terry Thomas
      --The King Family
      --The Baja Marimba Band
      --Jack Walker
    • Host: Gene Barry
      Host: Gene Barry
      Season 4 - Episode 30
      5/6/67
      0.0
      --Gene Barry (host) - sings "Charm, Style and "Sex" and "Sunrise, Sunset"
      Gene Barry also does a dramatic reading about a father's farewell to his soldier son.
      --Theodore Bikel (folk singer) - "Two Guitars" and "Kretchma"
      --Burns and Schreiber (comedy team)
      --Lana Cantrell (singer) - "Isn't It a Lovely Day?" & "And We Were Lovers"
      --Mort Sahl (satirist)
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --Damorra and her dovesmoreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Don Ameche & Frances Langford
      5/13/67
      0.0
      Guests:
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "Cockeyed Optimist"
      --Don Ameche
      --Frances Langford - "Call Me"
      --Louis Nye (comedian)
      --Barbara McNair - "You're Gonna Hear From Me"
      --Crosby, Langford and Ameche - "All Alone by the Telephone"
      --The King Family - "Tradition"
      --Bing Crosby and the King Family - "Bill Bailey"
      --Yonely (comic pianist)
      --Pollack Brothers' trained elephant act.
      Comedy sketches:
      --Don Ameche and Frances Langford re-create their radio roles as "The Bickersons"
      --Louis Nye and Bing Crosby - play a Hollywood hippie and a conservative bankermoreless
    • Host: Donald O'Connor
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      2/1/64
      0.0
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      --Donald O'Connor dances with the Louis DaPron dancers
      --Don Knotts (comedian) - appears, in a comedy sketch, as a nervous after-dinner speaker
      --Buddy Greco (singer-pianist)
      --The Wellingtons (singing group) - perform with Donald O'Connor
      --Mary Costa (Metropolitan Opera soprano, formerly a TV pitchwoman)
      --Jack Olvin and Yvonne Wilder (comedians, spoofing "Hamlet)
      --The Pompoff Thedy musical clowns (Vaudeville comedians)
      --Francis Brunn (juggler)
      Note: Buddy Hackett was originally scheduled to appear on this episode.moreless
    • Host: Betty Grable
      Host: Betty Grable
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/24/64
      0.0
      Host: Betty Grable
      --Harry James and his band
      --Dan Dailey
      --The Smothers Brothers
      --Diahann Carroll
      --Henny Youngman (comedian)
    • Host: Dale Robertson / The Womenfolk
      5/9/64
      0.0
      Host: Dale Robertson
      --Betty Hutton - "It Had To Be You"
      --Paul Lynde and Carole Cook perform a dramatic scene. They then do the same scene again...as a comedy.
      --The Womenfolk (folk singers)
      --John Gary
      --Davis and Reese
      --Dave Parker (juggler)
      --Varel and Bailly & Les Chanteurs de Paris
      --Kunio's Horse Fantasy
      --The Bumpy Spectacular Acrobat Teammoreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
      4/15/67
      0.0
      Music:
      --Milton Berle (host) - "That's Entertainment"
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans - "What the World Needs Now," "Love Makes the World Go Round," "True Love" and "That's Amore"
      --Marilyn King - "Sunny"
      --Buddy Rich and his band - "Bugle Call Rag"
      --The Dunhills (tap dancers)
      Also, Milton Berle chats with Willie Mays (of the San Francisco Giants), Jim Piersall (of the California Angels) and Maury Wills (of the Pittsburgh Pirates).
      Berle then joins the three baseball players for a rendition of "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend."
      Also appearing:
      --Prassano Rao (illusionist)moreless
    • Host: Bette Davis / Bert Lahr
      Host: Bette Davis / Bert Lahr
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/20/65
      0.0
      Host: Bette Davis
      --Bette Davis sings "To Be Single" (an answer to Richard Burton's recording "A Married Man")
      --Bette Davis and Bert Lahr appear in "Jealousy," a comedy sketch from the 1952 Broadway musical revue "Two's Company" (in which Bette appeared on Broadway). Lahr plays a paranoid husband who's trying to get his dowdy wife to admit that she's having an affair.
      --Barrie Chase (dancer) - "The Girl from Ipanema"
      --Julius La Rosa (singer) - "Out of This World" and "People"
      --Jan Murray (comedian, does a monologue about his daughter's first date)
      --Les Cinci (a Parisian couple who parody apache-style dancers)
      --Rob Murray (comic juggler from Australia)
      --The Nerveless Nocks (three Swiss men and a girl who perform atop 100-foot sway-poles)
      ABC repeated this show on July 3, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Fred Astaire / We Five / Jackie Mason
      10/2/65
      0.0
      --Fred Astaire (host) sings "The Time Has Come" and tries to dance to an updated version of "Top Hat" (with go-go dancers)
      --We Five - "You Were on My Mind"
      --Jimmy Smith (jazz organist with combo) - "The Organ Grinder's Swing"
      --Astaire dances to "The Cat" (to music performed by Jimmy Smith).
      --Jackie Mason (stand-up comedian) - discusses unemployment, politics, etc.
      --Rudolf Nureyev and Dame Margot Fonteyn (ballet stars of London's Royal Ballet Company) - "The Black Swan" pas de deux
      --Paul Lynde & Carmen Phillips - appear in a sketch about a girl on a pier who "wants to end it all."
      --The Andre Tahon Puppets (featuring Fuzzy the Caterpillar)moreless
    • Host: Diahann Carroll / Richard Harris
      10/19/68
      0.0
      --Diahann Carroll (host) - "Watch What Happens," "My Personal Property," "Over You" & "The Fool on the Hill"
      --Diahann Carroll, Marc Copage and Michael Link (all from the series "Julia") - "The Thank-You Song"
      --Richard Harris and Diahann Carroll - "What Do the Simple Folk Do?"
      --Richard Harris - "The Yard Went on Forever" and "The Hive"
      --The Checkmates, Ltd. - "Black Is Black"
      --Mort Sahl (comedian) - does a satire of Presidential candidates
      --Buddy Schwab ("Hollywood Palace" choreographer) with dancers - "Broadway Rhythm"moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / The Temptations
      3/1/69
      0.0
      Songs:
      --Bing Crosby - "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
      --The Temptations - "Runaway Child, Running Wild"
      --Bing with the Temptations - "My Girl"
      --Gary Crosby - "Gentle on My Mind"
      --Bing Crosby with Frank Sinatra Jr & Gary Crosby - "Row, Row, Row Your Boat," "Three Blind Mice" and "Fugue For Tinhorns"
      --Frank Sinatra Jr. - "Love Was Here Before The Stars" and "We'll Be Together Again"
      --Bing and Gary Crosby with Chorus - "Hey, Jude"
      Also appearing:
      --Victor Borge
      --Guy Marksmoreless
    • Host: Perry Como (1969 Christmas Show)
      12/20/69
      0.0
      1969 Christmas show
      Host: Perry Como
      --Perry Como & singers - "Home for the Holidays," "Love in a Home," "Christmas Eve," "The First Noel," "Oh Holy Night," "Christ Is Born" & "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing."
      --Diahann Carroll - "Sweet Beginning," "Remember" & "How Deep Is the Ocean?"
      --Perry Como and Diahann Carroll - "Silver Bells"
      --Shecky Greene (comedian)
      --Edward Villella (dancer from the New York City Ballet) - dances to "Little Drummer Boy"
      --Burr Tillstrom's Kukla & Ollie (puppets)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Sweetwater
      Host: Bing Crosby / Sweetwater
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      10/11/69
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby sings about Hollywood Palace's new season
      --Gwen Verdon (sings and dances) - song about a new dance, the "…Psychedelic Stomp" (very long title, abbreviated). Western bar set with male dancers)
      --Sweetwater (rock group) - "Motherless Child"
      --Dick Shawn (stand-up comedian)
      --Bobbie Gentry - "You've Made Me So Very Happy"
      --Bobby Gentry and Bing Crosby - "Put A Little Love in Your Heart" duet
      --The Rodriguez Brothers (high wire act)
      --Engelbert Humperdinck - "I Could Have Danced All Night" (with dancers) & "I'm A Better Man"
      --Medley of Beatles' songs: "Yellow Submarine" (Crosby & Humperdinck); "Can't Buy Me Love" (Verdon, Crosby, Humperdinck); "Fool on the Hill" (Gentry); "Yesterday" (Humperdinck); "With A Little Help from My Friends" (Dick Shaun, Gentry & Verdon); "And I Love Her" (Crosby); and "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" (Bing, Engelbert & cast)
      --Bing Crosby sings "Love's Been Good to Me" (correct song title?)
      --Throughout the show there are cameos by these upcoming hosts: Sammy Davis Jr., Eydie Gorme & Steve Lawrence; Roy Rogers & Dale Evans; Flip Wilson; Tom Jones (These clips were probably taped at a different time and later edited into the show.)moreless
    • Hosts: Burt Bacharach & Angie Dickinson / Dusty Springfield / Sam & Dave
      --Burt Bacharach & Angie Dickinson (co-hosts) - "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"
      --Burt Bacharach with the Ray Charles singers - "Always Something There to Reming Me" and "What the World Needs Now"
      --Dusty Springfield - "The Look of Love," "Wishin' and Hopin'" and "Brand New Me"
      --Sam & Dave - "Hold On, I'm Coming" & "I Take What I Want"
      --Scoey Mitchill (comedian)
      --Bill Shoemaker (jockey making his singing and dancing debut) - "The Race Is On"moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Nanette Fabray
      11/28/67
      0.0
      Host: Milton Berle
      --Milton Berle - "Comedy Tonight"
      --Nanette Fabray - "Toot, Toot, Tootsie"
      --Buddy Greco (singer-pianist) - "Is It All That Bright and Beautiful?"
      --The Fearsome Foursome (Merlin Olsen, Rosevelt Grier, Roger Brown, Deacon Jones and Lamar Lundy of the Los Angles Rams) - sing "On the Football Field"
      --Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber (comedy team)
      --The King Family - medley of Spanish songsmoreless
    • Host: Frank Sinatra / Count Basie
      Host: Frank Sinatra / Count Basie
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/16/65
      0.0
      Host: Frank Sinatra
      --Frank Sinatra - "I've Got the World on a String"
      --Frank Sinatra and Count Basie - "Fly Me to the Moon," "Everybody Has a Right to be Wrong," "Please Be Kind," "The Gal That Got Away" and "Too Marvelous for Words"
      --Count Basie - "Summertime"
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian, does a soft-shoe number & recalls former appearances with Sinatra)
      --Peter Gennaro (choreographer-dancer) - "What's New Pussycat?" production number
      --The Kessler Sisters (Alice and Ellen Kessler, singers from West Germany) - "The Best is Yet to Come" & "Together Wherever We Go"moreless
    • Host: Maurice Chevalier
      Host: Maurice Chevalier
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/3/64
      0.0
      Host: Maurice Chevalier
      --Maurice Chevalier sings "Louise," "J'attendrais" and "When You're Smiling"
      --Jane Powell (dancer) - "Come Dance with Me"
      --Maurice Chevalier and Jane Powell - "Some People" and "I Like the Likes of You"
      --Rowan and Martin (comedy duo) - do a sketch about a heckler at Richard Burton's night club debut.
      --Tim Conway (from "McHale's Navy) - does a comic lecture on military history.
      --The Collins Kids (singers) - "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee," "Swanee," "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" and "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise"
      --Dave Parker (Dutch comedian, doing an imitation of Charlie Chaplin)
      --The André Tahon Puppets - "The Galopade"
      --The Staneks (acrobats, doing a teeterboard act)
      ABC repeated this show on July 17, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Peggy Lee
      Host: Bing Crosby / Peggy Lee
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      1/13/68
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "Step to the Rear" (with dancers)
      --Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee - medley (including "The Doodling Song")
      --Peggy Lee - "Seems Like Old Times" & "What Is a Woman?"
      --Milton Berle
      --Jimmy Durante
      --Phil Harris
      --Lawrence Welk
      --Roosevelt Grier - "Spanish Harlem"
      --Roosevelt Grier and the Fearsome Foursome - "Under the Boardwalk"
      --The Solokhins (acrobats of the Moscow Circus)moreless
    • Host: Flip Wilson / Friends of Distinction
      12/13/69
      0.0
      Host: Flip Wilson (co-hosting with Janos Prohaska, a scene-stealing bear from the "Andy Williams Show")
      --Friends of Distinction - "Going in Circles" & "Grazin' in the Grass"
      --O.C. Smith - "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" & "Me and You"
      --Judy Carne - "Don't Tell Mama"
      --Gene Baylos (comedian)
      --Dana Valery - "You've Made Me So Very Happy" & "Get in Line, Girl"
      --The Dancing Devils (Argentine folk dancers)
      --The Villams (jugglers)moreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante
      Host: Jimmy Durante
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      4/18/64
      0.0
      Guests:
      --Jimmy Durante (host) - "Words," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "What a Day" & "This is All I Ask"
      --Jimmy Durante & Liberace - "When a Real Piano Player Sits down at the Keys"
      --Liberace - "Stardust"
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --Piccola Pupa (singer) - "Bonga Cha-Cha-Cha"
      --The Sylte Sisters (singers) - "Love Is a Thing" & "Them There Eyes"
      --Silvio Francesco (dancer-juggler) - "Anything Goes"
      --Colvin and Wilder (comedians)
      --Otto and Maria (balancing act)
      --The Hardy Family (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Debbie Reynolds
      Host: Debbie Reynolds
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/19/64
      0.0
      Second season premiere
      Host: Debbie Reynolds
      --Buddy Hackett (comedian)
      --Liberace
      --Rich Little (comedian-impressionist)
      --Astrud Gilberto (singer) & Stan Getz
      --Nine gymnasts from the U.S. Olympic team appear in a sketch with Debbie Reynolds.
      --The 44-member Arirang Korean ballet troupe
    • Host: Gene Barry / Buster Keaton & Gloria Swanson
      Host: Gene Barry (from "Burke's Law")
      --Gene Barry - sings "Just In Time," "Day In, Day Out" & "Perfect Paris Night"
      --Buster Keaton and Gloria Swanson - (1) perform a Mack Sennett silent-comedy version of "Cleopatra" (2) join Gene Barry in a dance routine
      --Juliet Prowse (dancer) - "C'est Magnifique" & "I Love You and Don't You Forget It"
      --Jack Carter (comedian-singer) - "Le Grande Boom-Boom"
      --The Swingle Singers - "Sinfonia" & Bach's Fugue in D Minor
      --The Andre Tahon Puppets
      --The Romano Brothers (jugglers)
      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --Wayne Newton
      --Marilyn Michaels (singer-impressionist)moreless
    • Hosts: Tony Martin & Cyd Charisse / Cesar Romero
      4/16/66
      0.0
      Hosts: Tony Martin & Cyd Charisse (husband & wife)
      --Tony Martin (singer) - "Singing in the Rain," "I'll Only Miss Her," "Who Can I Turn To?" and "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening"
      --Cyd Charisse (dancer)
      --Cesar Romero (actor) - appears in the sketch "At Home with the Martins"
      --Rowan & Martin (comedy team)
      --Norm Crosby (comedian)
      --Vikki Carr (singer) - "Them There Eyes"
      --Bobby Winters (juggler)
      --The Suns Family (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Engelbert Humperdinck / Gladys Knight & the Pips
      --Engelbert Humperdinck (host) - "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In," "Am I That Easy to Forget?" "Cuando, Cuando, Cuando," "Les Bicyclettes de Belsize," The Last Waltz" and "There Goes My Everything"
      --Engelbert Humperdinck and Nancy Ames - "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" and "I Wish I Were in Love Again"
      --Gladys Knight & the Pips - "Nitty Gritty" & "Ain't No Sun"
      --Sid Caesar (comedian) - appears in a sketch with Maureen Arthur and Mickey Deems
      --Nancy Ames - "Games People Play" and "With a Little Help from My Friends"
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --Lonnie Donegan - "Keep On The Sunny Side," "Chewing Gum" & "Chesapeake Bay"moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Every Mother's Son
      4/20/68
      0.0
      --Bing Crosby sings "Simon Says" and "Where the Rainbow Ends"
      --Every Mother's Son - "Put Your Mind at Ease"
      --Florence Henderson - "When I Look into Your Eyes"
      --Bing Crosby & Florence Henderson - medley of songs about strings (incl. "Zing, Went the Strings of My Heart")
      --Joe Bushkin (pianist) - "Dr. Dolittle"
      --Joe Bushkin and Bing Crosby - medley of songs about animals ("Talk to the Animals," "Abba Dabba Dabba" & "How Much is that Doggie in the Window?")
      --Restaurant sketch with Sid Caesar, Florence Henderson and Bing Crosby.
      --Gene Baylos (comedian) - stand up routine with Bing Crosby
      --The King Sisters sing "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" & "Valley of the Dolls"
      --Bunraku (Japanese puppeteers) - play about a Japanese warlord, narrated by Bing
      ABC repeated this show on August 31, 1968.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby & family (1966 Christmas Show)
      12/24/66
      0.0
      1966 Christmas Show hosted by Bing and Kathryn Crosby, with their children Harry, Mary Francis and Nathaniel.
      --Bing Crosby - "Happy Holliday," "Christmas Waltz" and "White Christmas"
      --Bing, Kathryn, Harry, Mary and Nathaniel Crosby - "Silver Bells," "Silent Night," "Do You Hear What I Hear?" "The Little Drummer Boy," "12 Days of Christmas" and "Never Never Land"
      --Kate Smith - "Christmas Eve in My Home Town"
      --Cyd Charrise and Roy Fitzell (dancers) - appear as marionettes Pierette and Pierot.
      --Bob Newhart (comedian) - monolog about man trying to return a toupee that he got as a gift.
      --Murillo (tight-rope walker)
      --The Kuban Cossacks
      --Excess Baggage (a trained dog act)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Leonard Nimoy
      10/12/68
      0.0
      --Milton Berle (host)
      --Leonard Nimoy - sings "Here We Go Round Again"
      --Shani Wallis - "Oliver!" medley: "Who Will Buy?" "Consider Yourself" and "As Long as He Needs Me"
      --The Checkmates Ltd. - "Wear It On Your Face" & "Thank You, Love"
      --Johnny Puleo's Harmonica Gang
      --Irving Benson (comedian in character as Sidney Shpritzer, Milton Berle's comedy foil)
      --The Bottoms Up Revue from Las Vegas
      Comedy sketch:
      --Leonard Nimoy and the Bottoms Up Revue appear in a sci-fi spoof titled "Star Odyssey 2001 7/8"moreless
    • Host: Fred Astaire / Ethel Merman
      Host: Fred Astaire / Ethel Merman
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      3/12/66
      0.0
      Host: Fred Astaire
      --Fred Astaire - sings "Fascinatin' Rhythm" & "Lady Be Good." Astaire also dances to "Bugle Call Rag."
      --Ethel Merman - "Some People"
      --Fred Astaire and Ethel Merman sing a duet. Medley: "I Got Rhythm" (Astaire), "Everything's Coming Up Roses" (Merman), "Let's Face the Music and Dance" (Astaire/Merman), "I Get A Kick Out Of You" (Merman), "Cheek To Cheek" (Astaire), "Putting on the Ritz" (Merman), "They Say it's Wonderful" (Astaire & Merman), "Anything Goes" (Astaire/Merman), "I've Got Rhythm" reprise. (During medley, Merman tries to get Astaire to sing like her and project his voice.)
      --Jack Jones (singer) - "The Shadow of Your Smile" & "What Now, My Love"
      --Marcel Marceau (mime) - pantomimes "The Butterfly Collector" and "Bip the Lion Tamer"
      --Pat Morita (comedian)
      --The Rogge Sisters (French balancing act)
      --The Hardy Family (tumbling acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Liberace / Cesar Romero
      12/4/65
      0.0
      Host: Milton Berle
      --Milton Berle and Liberace - "My Kind of Town"
      --Liberace - "More," "Alley Cat" and the theme from "Exodus"
      --Cesar Romero (actor)
      --Joey Heatherton (singer-dancer) - "I'm All Smiles"
      --The McGuire Sisters (singers) - "Bye Bye, Blackbird," "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," "My Melancholy Baby" and "When My Baby smiles at Me"
      --Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
      --The Peiro Brothers (jugglers from Argentina)
      --The Berosinis (acrobats, teeterboard act from Czechoslovakia)
      Comedy sketch (about the filming of a spy movie):
      Cesar Romero (plays the pampered star); Phyllis McGuire (as "Kitten Plenty," the leading lady); Liberace (as "Irving Goldjacket," the ruthless killer); Milton Berle (as the stuntman); Milton Frome (as "Alfred Hitchcluck," the director); Johnny Puleo (as the makeup man)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Louis Armstrong
      4/1/67
      0.0
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "This Is The Life."
      --Bing Crosby with The Good Time Washboard Three - "Oh! By Jingo! Oh! By Gee!"
      --Nanette Fabray - "I'm The First Girl In The Second Row."
      --Red Buttons - "Sam, You Made The Pants Too Long"
      --‘Joe The Bartender' sketch with Bing, Red Buttons and Nanette Fabray.
      --Louis Armstrong - "(My Girl Loves) Cheesecake."
      --Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong - medley: "Let's Sing Like A Dixieland Band," "Muskrat Ramble" and "Let's Sing Like A Dixieland Band" (reprise).
      Also appearing:
      --The Ghezzi Brothers (tumblers)
      --Marvin Roy (magician)
      --The Black Theatre of Prague (pantomime troupe)moreless
    • Host: Diahann Carroll / Stevie Wonder / Robert Culp
      Host: Diahann Carroll
      --Stevie Wonder - "Everybody's Talkin'"
      --Stevie Wonder & Diahann Carroll - "Pretty World"
      --Diahann Carroll - medley: "Aquaris"/"Let the Sunshine In" and "Smiling Phases"
      --Diahann Carroll - "Here, There and Everywhere" and "Yesterday" medley
      --Robert Culp (actor) - dramatic reading of Thomas Paine's essay "These Are the Times That Try Men's Souls"
      --John Byner (comedian)
      --Godfrey Cambridge (comedian)
      --The Alvin Ailey (interpretative dancers) - music: "Move, Members, Move" & "Sinner Man"
      --Rudi Schweitzer (juggler)moreless
    • Host: Tony Martin / Cyd Charisse
      Host: Tony Martin / Cyd Charisse
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/28/64
      0.0
      Host: Tony Martin
      --Tony Martin - "Avalon," "Everybody Loves Somebody" & "People"
      --Cyd Charisse (dancer, wife of Tony Martin) - "An Occasional Man"
      --Desi, Dino and Billy (Dean Martin Jr., Desi Arnaz Jr. and Billy Hinche) - "Since You Broke My Heart"
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --Ted Lewis (veteran song-and-dance man) - "When My Baby Smiles at Me" & "Me and My Shadow"
      --Ted Lewis, Tony Martin, Cyd Charisse, Jack E. Leonard, Johnny Puleo - "Me and My Shadow" (reprise)
      --Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
      --The Half Brothers (jugglers)
      --Fred Roby (ventriloquist)
      ABC repeated this show on July 24, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / Liza Minnelli
      3/30/68
      0.0
      Jimmy Durante (host) - "The Lost Chord"
      --Liza Minnelli
      --Tim Conway (comedian) - plays an Olympic coach whose team is losing.
      --Jerry Shane
      --Fred and Mickie Finn (honky-tonk musicians)
      --Le grand ballet Classique (from Paris)
      --On film: Beatles - "Lady Madonna" (promo video)
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Diahann Carroll
      11/20/65
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "Them There Eyes"
      --Diahann Carroll (singer) - "It's Not Unusual" and "If I Ruled the World"
      --John Bubbles (song-and-dance man)
      --Charlie Manna (comedian)
      --The Kessler Twins (singers Ellen and Alice Kessler) - "Married I Can Always Get" and "Identical"
      --Michael the Waiter (German juggler)
      --Desmond and Marks (English comedians)
      --The Black Theater of Prague (pantomimists)moreless
    • Host: Herb Alpert / The Supremes
      Host: Herb Alpert / The Supremes
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/29/66
      0.0
      --Herb Alpert (host) and the Tijuana Brass - "Tijuana Taxi"
      --Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - "Mame," medley of hits and "Zorba the Greek"
      --The Supremes - "You Keep Me Hangin On", "Somewhere" & "What Now My Love"
      --Gilbert Bécaud (French singer-songwriter) - "Sand and Sea" and "Mon Armour"
      --Herb Alpert, Glbert Bécaud and The Supremes - "What Now My Love"
      --Shelley Berman (comedian)
      --Hendra & Ullett (British comedy team)
      The Amazing Santos (low-wire walker)
      The Sorlettis (spelling?) - musical clownsmoreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / Ethel Merman / Grass Roots
      12/5/67
      0.0
      Host: Jimmy Durante
      --The Grass Roots - "Let's Live For Today"
      --Jimmy Durante - "Hellzapoppin'" & "Yesterday"
      --Jimmy Durante and Ethel Merman - "Something Stupid"
      --Larry Bishop and Rob Reiner (comedy team, sons of Joey Bishop and Carl Reiner)
      --Ethel Merman - "Walking Happy"
      --The Lennon Sisters - "This Is My Song" and "Up-Up and Away"
      --Noel Harrison - "Suzanne"
      --Jimmy Durante, Ethel Merman and Noel Harrison - "The Rain in Spain"
      --Milt Kamen (comedian)
      --The Berosinis (acrobats)moreless
    • Hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans / Jeannie C. Riley
      1/18/69
      0.0
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans (co-hosts) - "Little Green Apples"
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans (with the Stoney Mountain Cloggers) - "Nashville Cats"
      --Roy Rogers - "Too Many Chiefs"
      --Dale Evans - "Queen of the House"
      --Burl Ives - "Wolverton Mountain"
      --Burl Ives and George Gobel - "In the Summertime"
      --Burl Ives and Roy Rogers - "Jambalaya"
      --Sonny James - "Born to Be with You"
      --Sonny James and Dale Evans - "Hawaiian Wedding Song"
      --Jeannie C. Riley - "The Girl Most Likely"
      --Jeannie C. Riley and Roy Rogers - "Flattery Will Get You Everywhere"
      --Irene Ryan (of "The Beverly Hillbillies") - "I Am a Woman"
      --All (entire cast) - "Build a Better Mousetrap"moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Tammy Grimes / Jackie Mason
      3/26/66
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "Bye, Bye, Blackbird," "Red, Red Robin" & "The Men in My Little Girl's Life"
      --Bing Crosby and Tammy Grimes - "Typically English"
      --Tammy Grimes - "Feeling Good"
      --Bing Crosby and Nanette Fabray - medley: "Greensleeves," "Tell Me, Pretty Maiden," "Country Garden," "Indian Love Call" and "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
      --Nanette Fabray - "American Patrol"
      --Jackie Mason (comedian)
      --David Frost (satirist)
      --Cully Richards (comedy pantomimist)
      --The Harris Nelson family (play unusual musical instruments)moreless
    • Host: Martha Raye / Chad and Jeremy
      4/2/66
      0.0
      --Martha Raye (host) sings "Lover" & "Little Girl Blue"
      --Chad and Jeremy - "Distant Shores"
      --Martha Raye, Chad and Jeremy - "The Stately Homes of England"
      --Sgt. Barry Sadler - "The Ballad of the Green Berets" & "The 'A' Team"
      --Ann Miller (singer-dancer) - "Slap That Bass"
      --George Carlin (comedian)
      --Steve Rossi sings "The Impossible Dream"
      --Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - lion tamer routine
      --Jerry Bergen (spelling?) pantomime artist from Holland.
      --Comedy sketch: "The Hair Dresser" with Martha Raye and Marty Allen.
      Please see "Recap" for more episode details (episode transcript).moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Bobby Goldsboro
      9/28/68
      0.0
      Music:
      --Bing Crosby with chorus - "If You're Looking For A Man"
      --Bobby Goldsboro - "Honey" (excerpt) and "The Straight Life"
      --Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA"
      --Bing with Jeannie C. Riley & Bobby Goldsboro - medley: "Nashville Cats," "Gentle On My Mind," "Little Green Apples" and "Hold Me Tight" (and a few lines from "By the Time I Get to Phoenix")
      --Abbey Lincoln (actress-singer) - "Africa"
      --Leland Palmer, Danny Apolinar, John Kuhner and Anthony Travis perform a song from their off-Broadway musical "Your Own Thing."
      Also appearing:
      --Sid Caesar (as Professor Ludwig Know-It-All)
      --Bob Gibson (of the St. Louis Cardinals)
      --The Four Robertis (acrobats)
      --The Iriston Horsemen (on tape)
      Also, cameos by future Hollywood Palace hosts Milton Berle, Don Adams and Don Knotts.moreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / Anissa Jones
      Host: Jimmy Durante / Anissa Jones
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      12/26/67
      0.0
      Hollywood Palace Circus Show
      --Jimmy Durante (host, appearing as the ringmaster) - sings "Be a Clown," "Buffoons" and "When the Circus Leaves Town"
      --Anissa Jones (of "Family Affair") - appears as the honorary ringmistress
      --Candy Cavareta (trapeze artist)
      --The Hanneford Family (bareback horse riders)
      --Linon (low-wire acrobat-comedian)
      --Roselle Troupe (aerial acrobats)
      --The Rudos (performing elephant act)
      --The Sensational Parker (acrobat, performs on a 110-foot tall swaypole)
      --The Hanneford Family (bareback horse riders)
      --Kay's Pets (performing dogs, monkeys & ponies)moreless
    • Host: George Burns
      Host: George Burns
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      5/15/65
      0.0
      Host: George Burns
      --Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks (comedians, do an interview sketch on dieting)
      --Jack Jones (singer)
      --Mary Costa (operatic soprano)
      --The Young Americans (vocal group) - "The Young Americans"
      --Cully Rihcards and Company (pantomimists)
      --The Almiros (jugglers)
      --The Flying Zacchinis (trapeze artists)
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Dorothy Lamour
      Host: Bing Crosby / Dorothy Lamour
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/26/66
      0.0
      --Bing Crosby (host) - "Mame" & "Sunrise, Sunset"
      --Vikki Carr - "Bye, Bye, Blackbird" & "Cuando Caliente El Sol"
      --Bill Dana (comedian) - appears in a sketch with Bing. Dana portrays CIA agent Jose Jiminez.
      --Dorothy Lamour (singer-actress) - "All Of You"
      --Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour - Medley: "Road To Morocco" parody (Bing), "Moonlight Becomes You" (Bing), "You Don't Have To Know the Language" (Bing), "The Moon of Manakoora" (Lamour), "But Beautiful" (Bing), "Apalachicola FLA." (Bing), "Sunday, Monday or Always" (Bing) and "Road to Morocco"
      --Sid Caesar appears in a sketch with Lamour.
      --Liliane Montevecchi - "I Wanna Be Loved By You"
      --The Gimma Brothers (comic acrobats / tumblers)
      --Tagora (sword swallower / fire-eater)
      Thanks to Malcolm Macfarlane, editor of BING magazine, for providing the above information.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Bob Hope (cameo) / Bobbie Gentry
      Hollywood Palace Anniversary Show
      Music:
      --Bing Crosby - "Once-A-Year Day," "The Straight Life" and "Little Green Apples"
      --Bing Crosby and Bobbie Gentry - "Okolona River Bottom Band"
      --Bobbie Gentry - "Mornin' Glory"
      --Tiny Tim - "Come to the Ball," "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" and "Great Balls of Fire"
      --Judy Carne - "Ring-Around-a-Rosy Rag" (with dancers)
      Also:
      --Earl Wilson (columnist) presents Bob Hope and Bing Crosby with trophies for The 1st Annual Show Business Hall of Fame Awards.
      --Stu Gilliam (comedian)
      --Dovyeko Acrobatic Troupe (of the Moscow State Circus)moreless
    • Host: Victor Borge / Rosemary Clooney
      3/13/65
      0.0
      Host: Victor Borge
      --Victor Borge (comic pianist) - demonstrates how great composers stumbled on some of their famous compositions.
      --Rosemary Clooney - "Cabin in the Sky," "Come on A-My House," "Botch-a-Me," "Hey There" and "Tenderly"
      --Shecky Greene (comedian, does a routine about folk and nightclub singers)
      --The Kessler Twins (singers) - "For Me, Formidable" and "Every Street's a Boulevard in Old New York"
      --The Two Freddies (acrobats, on trampoline)
      --Russ Lewis (ventriloquist)
      --Marco (sword-balancer)moreless
    • Hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans / Everly Brothers
      11/8/69
      0.0
      --The Everly Brothers - "Mama Tried"
      --The Everly Brothers with Roy Rogers & Dale Evans - medley: "All I Have to Do is Dream," "Wake Up, Little Susie" and "Bye-Bye Love"
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans (hosts) - "Country Music and Western Music"
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans with the Sons of the Pioneers - "Don't Fence Me In," "Try a Little Kindness," "Less of Me" and "Get to Know the Lord"
      --Roy Clark - "Sally Was A Good 'Ol Girl," "White Lightning," "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" & "Orange Blossom Special"
      --Minnie Pearl (comedian)
      --Junior Samples (comedian)
      --Sammy Shore (comedian)
      --The Berosini animal actmoreless
    • Host: Mike Douglas / Donovan / Polly Bergen
      11/9/68
      0.0
      --Donovan - "Jennifer Juniper" & "Lalena"
      --Donovan and Sergio Mendes - "There Is a Mountain"
      --Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66
      --Mike Douglas (host) - If This Isn't Love" and "Danny Boy"
      --Mike Douglas and Polly Bergen - "When I'm 64" & "Wait Till We're 65"
      --Polly Bergen - "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" & "When in Rome"
      --Hendra and Ullett (comedy duo)
      --Rudy Schweitzer (juggler)
      --The Solokhins (balancing acrobats from the Moscow State Circus)moreless
    • Host: Liberace / Edward G. Robinson
      1/9/65
      0.0

      --Liberace (host) sings "There'll Be No New Tunes on This Old Piano" and dances to "Me and My Shadow."
      --Liberace plays "Blue Danube" on piano.
      --Edward G. Robinson (actor) - reads from Milton Geiger's patriotic writing "This Is It"
      --Shani Wallis (English singer) - "There Goes My Heart" (with Liberace playing the piano)
      --Liberace and Shani Wallis - medley ("I've Told Every Little Star," "You Were Meant for Me" and "Tea for Two")
      --Rowan and Martin (comedy team)
      --Gene Baylos (comedian)
      --Page and Bray (dancing team)
      --The Getschys (European cycling family)
      --Bertha the Elephant and her daughter Tina
      ABC repeated this show on Aug. 28, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Fred Astaire / Barrie Chase / Herb Alpert
      4/30/66
      0.0

      Host: Fred Astaire
      --Fred Astaire - "Steppin' Out with My Baby" & "I'm Puttin' All My Eggs in One Basket."
      --Fred Astaire and Barrie Chase (do modern dances to rock 'n' roll music) - "See See Rider" and "Boom Boom."
      --Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - "Lonely Bull," "A Taste of Honey," "What Now, My Love?" & "Freckles."
      --Barrie Chase with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - "Spanish Flea" & "Love Potion No. 9."
      --Louis Nye (comedian)
      --Helen O'Connell (singer) - "Embraceable You," "All of Me," Yours," "Amapola," "Tangerine," and "Green Eyes."
      --Bela Kremo (juggler from Switzerland)
      --John Zerbini (lion tamer)

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    • Host: Bing Crosby / The Mamas & the Papas
      9/17/66
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --The Mamas & the Papas - "Dancing Bear" & "Dancing in the Street"
      --Bing Crosby - "Strike Up the Band" (with dancers)
      --George Burns - "Pack Up Your Sins and Go to the Devil"
      --Bing Crosby and George Burns - "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You"
      --Lola Falana (singer-dancer) - "Promise Her Anything"
      --Jane Marsh (soprano) - "Mi chiamano Mimi" (aria from Puccini's "La Boheme")
      --Mac Ronay (French comic magician)
      --The Rhodins (aerialists)
      Comedy sketch:
      --Bing (as himself) visits a surburban couple (Sid Caesar and Joyce Jameson). Mickey Deems appears as a neighbor.moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Louis Armstrong
      2/24/68
      0.0
      Host: Milton Berle
      --Louis Armstrong - "Willkommen" & "No Time Is a Good Good-bye Time"
      --Phyllis Diller (comedian)
      --The Lettermen (vocal group) - medley of hits
      --Elaine Dunn (singer-dancer) - "After Today"
      --Enzo Stuarti (operatic tenor) - "Vesti la glubba" (from Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci")
      --Irving Benson (comedian playing heckler Sidney Shpritzer)
      --The "Bottoms Up Revue" (comedy ensemble from Las Vegas with Nancy Austin, Melendy Britt, Bill Fanning and Breck Wall)
      --Milton Berle and Nancy Austin - "The Put-Down Song"moreless
    • Host: Robert Goulet / Dusty Springfield / The Mills Brothers
      Guests:
      --Robert Goulet (host) - sings "On A Clear Day," "MacArthur Park" and a medley (of "Wives and Lovers" and "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife").
      --Dusty Springfield sings "Son Of A Preacher Man" & "I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore"
      --Robert Goulet and Dusty Springfield - medley: "The Look of Love" (Goulet) and "American Boys" (Dusty Springfield).
      --The Mills Brothers - "Cab Driver," "My Shy Violet" and "The Jimtown Road"
      --Robert Goulet joins the Mills Brothers for a medley (of Mills Brothers' hits)
      --Kay Thompson (singer) - "Hello, Hello" and "I Love A Violin" (production numbers with male dancers-singers)
      --Jack Wakefield (comedian)
      --Hendra & Ullett (comedy team)
      --Nina Logatsheva (low wire-walker, from the Moscow Circus)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle
      Host: Milton Berle
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      2/15/69
      0.0
      Host: Milton Berle
      --Mel Torme - sings "Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," "One Note Samba," "Quiet Nights" and "The Girl from Ipanema"
      --Steve Allen
      --Jane Meadows
      --Dana Velery (singer) - "Those Were the Days" and "Good Times"
      --Jerry Collins (comedian)
      --Leland Palmer (singer) - "Angel on My Shoulder"
      Comedy:
      --Milton Berle sings with himself (using split-screen special effects)
      --Mitchell Ayres' orchestra spoofs the big band era.
      --Vaudeville comedians do a routine about doughnutsmoreless
    • Host: Janet Leigh
      Host: Janet Leigh
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/27/65
      0.0
      Host: Janet Leigh
      --Janet Leigh and Allan Sherman - "Sarah Jackman"
      --Allan Sherman (comedy singer) - "Peyton Place"
      --Rowan & Martin (comedy team)
      --Andy Russell (singer) - "Besame Mucho," "Magic Is the Moonlight," "What a Difference a Day Makes," "Amor" and "The Second Time Around"
      --Michel de la Vega (magician)
      --Bob Ashley and Erwin Klein (table tennis experts)
      Additional guests (from the cast of "F Troop"):
      --Forrest Tucker - sings "Old Man Time"
      --Ken Berry - sings "I'm Beginning to See the Light"
      --Larry Storch (comedian)
      ABC repeated this show on August 27, 1966.moreless
    • Hosts: George Gobel & Vikki Carr
      Hosts: George Gobel & Vikki Carr
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      12/27/69
      0.0
      Hosts: George Gobel & Vikki Carr
      --Pat Cooper
      --Edwin Hawkins Singers
      --Enrico Macias
      --The Meeners
    • Host: George Burns / Connie Stevens
      2/13/65
      0.0
      --George Burns (host) - "History of the Dance" & "Pack Up Your Sins"
      --Connie Stevens - "Married I Can Always Get" (or " Married I Can Always Stay")
      --George Burns and Connie Stevens (co-stars of the 1964-65 series "Wendy and Me") - "At the Ball That's All"
      --Wayne Newton - "Red Roses for a Blue Lady"
      --George Burns and the Greenwood County Singers - "La Vie en Rose"
      --The Greenwood Country Singers - "Greenwood County" & "Anne"
      --Rich Little (impressionist-comedian)
      --Prassana Rao (illusionist)
      --The Gaonas (trampoline act from Mexico)
      --The Zacchinis (human cannonballs)moreless
    • Host: Ken Murray / Chad and Jeremy
      Host: Ken Murray / Chad and Jeremy
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      4/25/64
      0.0
      Guests:
      --Ken Murray (host) - shows his home movies of Hollywood stars
      --Chad & Jeremy
      --Rowan and Martin (comedy team)
      --Eddie Albert
      --The Step Brothers (tap dancers)
      --Charlie Callas (comedian)
      --Jane Morgan (singer)
    • Host: Don Adams / Barrie Chase
      Host: Don Adams / Barrie Chase
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      2/1/69
      0.0
      Guests:
      --Don Adams (host) - does comedy routines throughout the show (please see "Recap" for more details)
      --Barrie Chase (dancer) - sings "Son of a Preacher Man" in a production number.
      --The Lettermen sing "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" and "Light My Fire"
      --Buth Buzzi and Alan Sues (comedians, from "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In") - do a comedy routine about a woman visiting her jailed husband.
      --Tony Martin sings "Learn How to Laugh" and "A Man Without Love"
      --Joey Forman (comedian) - In a comedy sketch, Forman plays a struggling actor who runs into Don Adams at Schwab's Drugstore.
      --Igor Kio (illusionist from the Moscow State Circus)
      --The Half Brothers (comedic jugglers)moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle / Adam West
      Host: Milton Berle / Adam West
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      3/5/66
      0.0
      Comedy:
      A comic book spoof with Milton Berle, Adam West, Henny Youngman, Martha Raye and Abdou Amin.
      Music:
      --Adam West (from "Batman," making his TV singing debut) - sings "Miranda" & "Only You See Her."
      --Martha Raye - "Taking a Chance on Love"
      --Elaine Dunn (singer-dancer) - "Buckle Down Winsocki"
      --Sandler and Young (musical-comedy team) - please see "Recap" for song titles.
      Also appearing:
      --Henny Youngman (comedian)
      --The Amin Brothers (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / Ethel Merman / Sugar Ray Robinson
      Music:
      --Jimmy Durante (host) - "Dear World"
      --Ethel Merman - "This Is My Lucky Day" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix"
      --Sugar Ray Robinson - "Hello, Show Business"
      --Vikki Carr - "Come Rain or Come Shine" and "Yesterday I Heard the Rain"
      Also appearing:
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as Jose Jimenez)
      --Leland Palmer (singer-dancer)
      --Hendra & Ullett (comedy team)
      --The Iriston Horsemen (from the Moscow State Circus)moreless
    • Host: Dale Robertson / The Stoneman Family
      11/5/66
      0.0
      Host: Dale Robertson
      --Dale Robertson (from the "Iron Horse" TV series) - "Gotta Travel On" & "I've Been Working on the Railroad"
      --Barrie Chase (dancer-singer) - "Possibilities"
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --Morgana King (singer) - "I Love Paris" & "Meditation"
      --The Stoneman Family (country musicians) - "Fire on the Mountain"
      --The Geezinslaw Brothers (comedy bluegrass group) - "On the Street Where You Live"
      --Don Sanders (comedian)
      --The Hildalys (aerialists)
      --Novelle's Poodles (trained animal act)moreless
    • Host: Phillis Diller / Herman's Hermits
      10/22/66
      0.0
      --Phyllis Diller - "I Feel Pretty"
      --Herman's Hermits - "Listen People" & "Dandy"
      --Bob Newhart (comedian) - does a monologue about a policeman using psychology when talking to a man who's attempting suicide.
      --Tony Martin - "I Could Write a Book," "Strangers in the Night" and "September Song"
      --Lada Edmund Jr. (dancer, formerly of "Hullabaloo")
      --Kirk Kirkham (magician)
      --The Del Morals (balancing act)
      --The Palace Duo (trapeze artists)moreless
    • Host: Adam West / Ray Charles
      Host: Adam West / Ray Charles
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/8/66
      0.0
      Host: Adam West
      --Adam West (from "Batman") - sings "The Orange Colored Sky" & "The Summer Wind"
      --Ray Charles with the Raelettes - "Crying Time," "Tell the World About You" & "Alexander's Ragtime Band."
      --Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
      --Joey Heatherton (singer-dancer) - "By Myself"
      --George Carlin (comedian) - does a monologue about the American Indian
      --Fred Roby (ventriloquist)
      --Danny Sailor (high-pole performer)
      --Landon's Midgets (slapstick comedians)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Beverly Garland / Frank McHugh
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby, Beverly Garland and Frank McHugh - "Top Banana" (Note: Beverly Garland and Frank McHugh were regulars on Bing's 1964-65 sitcom)
      --The King Sisters (6 sisters with their children) - "Lollipops and Roses," "There is Nothing Like a Dame," "Got a Lotta Livin' to Do" and "I'm Old-fashioned."
      --Bing Crosby and the King Sisters - "Dream"
      --Jacques d'Amboise and Catherine Mazzo (ballet dancers, of the New York City Center Ballet) - "Meditation," from Massenet's opera "Thais."
      --Corbett Monica (comedian)
      --The Three Rebertes (acrobats)
      --Leonardo (plate spinner)
      Also: Bette Davis and former Hollywood Palace hosts Gene Barry, George Burns, Cyd Charisse, Buddy Ebsen, Phil Harris, Liberace, Tony Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Groucho Marx and Ed Wynn join Bing Crosby in a birthday sketch.moreless
    • Host: Bob Cummings / Rosemary Clooney
      1/11/64
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      Guests:
      --Bob Cummings (host)
      --Rosemary Clooney
      --Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks (comedians)
      --Anthony Newley
      --Patachou (French singer)
      --Dave King
      --Les Carsonys
      --The Volentes
    • Host: Jimmy Durante / Joey Heatherton
      10/5/68
      0.0
      Music:
      --Jimmy Durante (host) - "Did You Ever Have a Feeling?" "That's How Young I Feel" and "The Father of Girls"
      --Jimmy Durante and Joey Heatherton - "I Came Here to Swim"
      --Joey Heatherton - "Light My Fire" (with dancers)
      --Don Ho - "Next Door to Paradise," "Nai Puni" and "One Paddle, Two Paddle"
      --The Lennon Sisters - "I Don't Know Why" and "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams"
      Also appearing:
      --Lewis & Christy (comedy team) - do a sketch about driving non-stop across the US.
      --Female Olympic gymnasts - 6 finalists in the US Olympic trials demonstrating their skills on the balance beam and uneven parallel bars.moreless
    • Host: Phil Harris / The Hollies
      Host: Phil Harris / The Hollies
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      3/23/68
      0.0
      --The Hollies - "Jennifer Eccles"
      --Phil Harris - "The Bare Necessities" and "But I Loved You"
      --Abbe Lane (singer) - "Abanda," "Samba de Orpherus" and "It Must Be Him"
      --Phillip Crosby - "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"
      --Bill Dana (as Olympic skier Jose Jimenez)
      --Sid Miller and Rose Marie (comedians) - play songwriters who are adding lyrics to movie titles
      --Hendra & Ullett (comedy team)
      --Jacques Ary (comic magician)moreless
    • Host: Don Knotts / Merry Go Round
      Host: Don Knotts / Merry Go Round
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      3/16/68
      0.0
      --The Merry Go Round - "Live" (excerpt), "You're A Very Lovely Woman" (excerpt) and "Listen, Listen" (complete song).
      --Don Knotts (host) talks with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. about Hollywood attractions.
      --Nancy Ames (singer) - medley: "Fly Me to the Moon" & Spanish songs.
      --Don Knotts and Glenn Ash - "Shanty in Old Shanty Town"
      --Glenn Ash (guitarist) - plays "Lady of Spain" on guitar then plays banjo.
      --Don Knotts (stand-up routine) - nervous man speaking at doctors' convention.
      --Mary Costa (opera singer) - sings two songs
      --"Guess Who's Coming to Tea" comedy sketch with Mary Costa, Don Knotts and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.moreless
    • Host: Phil Harris / Abbe Lane
      Host: Phil Harris / Abbe Lane
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/12/66
      0.0
      Host: Phil Harris (singer)
      --Abbe Lane (singer)
      --George Jessel (comedian / actor)
      --Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber (comedians)
      --The Flying Artons with David Nelson (trapeze act)
      --Szony and Claire (dance team)
      --Elizabeth and Collins (knife throwing act)
      --Jacques Ary (comic impressionist)
    • Host: Eddie Fisher / Agnes Moorehead
      12/17/66
      0.0
      --Eddie Fisher (host) - "Games that Lovers Play" and "Mame"
      --Eddie Fisher and the Young Americans - "Hava Nagila"
      --The Young Americans - "Climp Every Mountain" and "Gonna Build a Mountain"
      --Agnes Moorehead - does a dramatic reading from Marcel Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past"
      --Joey Forman (comedian)
      --The Kessler Twins (singers-dancers Alice and Ellen Kessler) - "A Man and a Woman" and a foreign language medley.
      --The Canestrelli Family (trampoline act)
      --The Swordsmen of the Lidomoreless
    • Host: Ray Bolger / Paul Revere & the Raiders
      1/7/67
      0.0
      Host: Ray Bolger
      --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Great Airplane Strike of 1966"
      --Ray Bolger - "There Are Smiles" & "The Old Soft Shoe"
      --Ray Bolger & the King Family children - "If I Only Had a Brain" & "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" (Bolger is dressed as his Scarecrow character from the "Wizard of Oz.")
      --Audrey Meadows & Ray Bolger - perform a "Honeymooners" sketch.
      --Diahann Carroll - "What the World Needs Now" & "Here's That Rainy Day"
      --The King Family - "I'm Old-Fashioned" & "The Men in My Little Girl's Life" (these songs might be performed by only the King Sisters)
      --Adam Keefe (comic impressionist) - imitates Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff and George Sanders
      --The Morgan Ashton Family (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Donald O'Connor / Sid Caesar / Don Ho
      1/21/67
      0.0
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      --Donald O'Connor - "Walking Happy"
      --Sid Caesar (comedian)
      --Shari Lewis (singer-ventriloquist) and Lambchop - sings "Fred Astaire"
      --Don Ho - Pearly Shells" & "Tiny Bubbles"
      --Ted Lewis (singer) - "A Million Wonderful Songs"
      --Donald O'Connor and Ted Lewis - "Me and My Shadow"
      --Marilyn Maye (singer) - "Cabaret" & "You're Gonna Hear from Me"
      --Bob Melvin (comedian)
      --Rudy Cardenas (juggler)
      Comedy sketch: On a muddy, rainy day, Sid Caesar finds himself inundated by a horde of visitors wanting to see his new white carpet.
      ABC repeated this show on June 1, 1968.moreless
    • Host: Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
      Host: Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      2/29/64
      0.0
      Host: Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
      --Louis Quinn (previously appeared with Zimbalist on "77 Sunset Strip")
      --Kate Smith
      --Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Trigger and the Sons of the Pioneers
      --Corbett Monica (comedian)
      --Lewis and Christy (comedians)
      --The Great Wallendas (high-wire act)
      --Albert Rix and his trained Russian bears
      --Szony and Claire (Adaigo dancers)moreless
    • Host: Ray Bolger / Lionel Hampton
      Host: Ray Bolger / Lionel Hampton
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/6/65
      0.0
      --Ray Bolger (host) - "Put on a Happy Face," "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries," "Ida," "Rosie O'Grady," "Once in Love with Amy" and "Who?"
      --Kay Starr - "Never Dreamed I Could Love Someone New" and "Rockin' Chair"
      --Ray Bolger and Kay Starr - "Dearie"
      --Lionel Hampton - "How High the Moon"
      --Jim Bradley (7-year-old drummer) and Lionel Hampton - "Vibe Boogie"
      --Norm Crosby (comedian)
      --Rich Little (impressionist-comedian)
      --Michael De La Vega (escape artist)
      --The Five Armandis (acrobats, teeterboard act)moreless
    • Host: Joan Crawford / Jack Jones
      Host: Joan Crawford / Jack Jones
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/9/65
      0.0
      Host: Joan Crawford
      --Joan Crawford reads "A Prayer for Little Children"
      --Jack Jones - "Just Yesterday" & "More"
      --Jack Jones & Joanie Sommers - "Call Me"
      --Joanie Sommers (singer) - "Till There Was You"
      --Allen and Rossi (comedy team)
      --Steve Rossi - "Al Di La" & "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
      --Godfrey Cambridge (comedian)
      --Lily Yokoi (Japanese bicyclist)
      --The Rodos (acrobats from West Germany)
      --Stebbings' Boxers (a comic dog act from England)moreless
    • Host: Fred MacMurray
      Host: Fred MacMurray
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      5/16/64
      0.0
      Host: Fred MacMurray
      --George Gobel (comedian)
      --Dorothy Collins (singer)
      --Trini Lopez (singer)
      --Guy Marks (comedian)
      --Augie and Margo (adagio dancers)
      --Military acts performing a salute to Armed Forces Day:
      (1) The Army "Old Guard" Fife and Drum Corps
      (2) The Marine Pacific Drum and Bugle Corps
      (3) The Air Force Flying Rifles drill team
      (4) The Navy Starflights trampoline actmoreless
    • Host: Victor Borge
      Host: Victor Borge
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      5/23/64
      0.0
      Host: Victor Borge
      --Victor Borge and Caterina Valente perform "The Girl from Ipanema"
      --Caterina Valente - "Cute" and "Hindustan"
      --Caterina Valente sings an original jazz number with percussion support from drummers Louis Bellson, Shelly Manne, Irv Cottler, and "Philly" Joe Jones.
      --Dennis Day sings "Give Them All You've Got" and "Charlie Brown." He also does impressions of Lawrence Welk, comedian Frank Fontaine and a Japanese Beatle.
      --Gaylord and Holiday (comedians)
      --Clifford Guest (ventriloquist from England)
      --Les Tonellys (Parisian acrobats)
      --The Andre Tahon Puppets (appear as Russian folk dancers)moreless
    • Host: Phil Harris / Ginger Rogers
      Host: Phil Harris / Ginger Rogers
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/5/64
      0.0
      Host: Phil Harris
      --Phil Harris - "This Could be the Start of Something"
      --Ginger Rogers - "These Foolish Things"
      --The McGuire Sisters (singing group) - perform a medley of their hits
      --Bill Dana (comedian)
      --Gary Crosby (singer) - "Can't Stop Loving You"
      --The Jubilee Four (vocal group)
      --Phil Harris and the Jubilee Four - "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "That Old-time Religion"
      --Dwight Moore and his Mongrels
      --The Merkys (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Kate Smith / Trini Lopez
      Host: Kate Smith / Trini Lopez
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/23/65
      0.0
      Host: Kate Smith
      --Kate Smith (singer) - "Danke Schön," "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You," "Temptation" and "God Bless America"
      --Trini Lopez (singer) - "Michael, Row the Boat Ashore" and "Lemon Tree" (and possibly "We'll Sing in the Sunshine")
      --Mort Sahl (comedian-satirist)
      --Ben Blue (pantomime artist, silent comedian)
      --The Juan Carlos Copes dance troupe (from Argentina)
      --Stan Fisher (harmonica player) - "Slaughter on 10th Avenue"
      --Desmond and Marks (comedy dancers from England)
      --The Karlini and Jupiter dog act
      ABC repeated this show on May 29, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Eddie Fisher
      Host: Eddie Fisher
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      3/6/65
      0.0
      Host: Eddie Fisher
      --Eddie Fisher - "Let Me Entertain You"
      --Connie Stevens - "It Only Takes a Moment"
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --The Arirang Korean ballet troupe
      --Ben Wrigley (comedy pantomimist)
      --The Kuban Cossacks (Cossack dancers)
    • Host: Steve Lawrence / Florence Henderson
      3/4/67
      0.0
      --Steve Lawrence (host) - "She Loves Me," "On a Clear Day" and "The Impossible Dream"
      --Florence Henderson - "My Love"
      --Steve Lawrence and Florence Henderson - "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?"
      --Phyllis Diller and Steve Lawrence - "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face"
      --The Fuller Brothers - "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" and "I'm in Love for the Very First Time"
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as Jose Jimenez) - plays a sky-diving instructor.
      --Russ Lewis (vetriloquist)
      --The Rhodins (aerialists)
      --Pat Anthony's wild-animal act.moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Roger Miller
      Host: Bing Crosby / Roger Miller
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      10/31/67
      0.0
      --Bing Crosby (host)
      --Bing Crosby and the United Nations Children's Choir - "Small World"
      --Bing Crosby and Roger Miller - Hobo medley
      --Roger Miller - "You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd" and "Code of the West"
      --Bing Crosby and Gail Martin - "You Make Me Feel So Young," "Roses and Lollipops," "Mutual Admiration Society" and "That's Amore"
      --Bing Crosby, Victor Borge, Roger Miller and Paul Lynde sing "I Dig Rock 'n' Music"
      --Fred and Mickie Finn (ragtime group) - "Sweet Georgia Brown"moreless
    • Host: Gene Kelly
      Host: Gene Kelly
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      2/22/64
      0.0
      --Gene Kelly opens the show by singing a few lines from "Singin' in the Rain"
      --Gene Kelly (and two other dancers, Dick Humphries and Alex Plaschheart) do a tribute to precision dancers "King, King and King."
      --Della Reese (singer)
      --Joey Heatherton (actress, sings and dances with Gene Kelly)
      --Bill Dana (comedian)
      --Ford and Hines (comedians)
      --The Women Folk (folksingers)
      --The Tangier Brothers (Moroccan tumblers)
      --Anden's poodlesmoreless
    • Host: Victor Borge / Adam West
      Host: Victor Borge / Adam West
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/3/67
      0.0
      Expo '67 Salute hosted by Victor Borge
      --Adam West
      --Don Ho
      --Hendra & Ullett
      --Mircille Mathieu
    • Co-hosts: Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme
      11/14/67
      0.0
      Co-hosts: Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme
      --Steve and Eydie - "I Believe in You" and a medley of Broadway songs ("Without You I'm Nothing," "Where Would You Be Without Me?" Walking Happy," "Cabaret" and "The Honeymoon Is Over")
      --Eydie Gorme - "How Could I Be So Wrong?"
      --Steve Lawrence - "I've Gotta Be Me"
      --Steve Lawrence and Corbett Monica - "Making Whoopee"
      --Corbett Monica (comedian, doing a monolog about family life)
      --Tim Conway (comedian, plays a square at a hippie love-in)
      --Szony and Claire (dancers)
      --The Mascotts (head-balancing act from Germany)
      ABC repeated this show on May 25, 1968.moreless
    • Host: Petula Clark (All-British Show)
      10/17/67
      0.0
      Guests (All-British performers):
      --Petula Clark (host) - "This Is My Song," "Don't Sleep in the Subway," "Imagine" & "Just Say Good-Bye"
      --Lynn Redgrave, Petula Clark and Noel Harrison - "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
      --Noel Harrison - "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"
      --George Sanders
      --Hendra & Ullett (comedy team)
      --The Nitwits (humorous musical group)
      Comedy:
      --A "Camelot" parody narrated by Petula Clark. Lynn Redgrave portrays a clumsy Queen Quinevere, George Sanders as the "gouty" King Arthur, and Noel Harrison as the dashing Lancelot.moreless
    • Host: Steve Lawrence
      Host: Steve Lawrence
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      5/8/65
      0.0
      Host: Steve Lawrence
      --Mickey Rooney and Bobby Van - in a comedy sketch, do a spoof of the movie "Bridge on the River Kwai"
      --Jean Fenn (operatic soprano)
      --The Backporch Majority (folk singers) - "Ramblin' Man" and "Old Dan Tucker"
      --Jack Cole (choreographer-dancer)
      --Gene Baylos (comedian)
      --Alberto and Rosita (plate spinners)
      --The Gimma Brothers (novelty act)
      --Poogie Bell (a 4-year-old drummer)
      ABC repeated this show on August 7, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Donald O'Connor
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      4/11/64
      0.0
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      --Donald O'Connor - "Tea for Two"
      --Donald O'Connor and the Four Little Angels - sing "Old MacDonald"
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --Jerry Van Dyke (comedian)
      --Rich Little (comedian-impressionist)
      --Fran Jeffries sings "It Had Better Be Tonight"
      --The Wellingtons (singers)
      --The Frielanes (unicyclists)
      --Tarzan and his Eight Lions (circus act)moreless
    • Host: Kate Smith / Juliet Prowse
      Host: Kate Smith / Juliet Prowse
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/8/66
      0.0
      --Kate Smith (host) - "Fine and Dandy," "When the Moon Comes over the Mountain," "Who Cares?" and "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing"
      --Juliet Prowse (dancer, star of the 1965-66 series "Mona McCluskey") - "Dixie" medley
      --Charles Aznavour (singer-composer) - "Who?" & "The Comedians"
      --Burns & Schreiber (comedy team doing a routine about a talking vending machine)
      --Albert T. Berry (comedy-novelty act, billed as a momologist)
      --Charles Cairoli and Company (pantomime group doing a routine about a bakery)
      --The Rodos (eight tumblers/acrobatic dancers from Germany)
      --Prasano Rao (illusionist from India, does shadow puppets of famous people)moreless
    • Host: Don Adams / Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
      4/6/68
      0.0
      Host: Don Adams
      --Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood - "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"
      --Nancy Sinatra - "100 Years"
      --Kaye Ballard (comedian) - "Fabulous You"
      --Joey Forman (comedian)
      --Hal Frazier (singer) - "Somewhere" & "Who Am I?"
      --The King Family - "Girl Talk," "Music to Watch Girls By," "A Man and a Woman" & "A Hymn to Him"
      --Jerry Quarry and his sister Diana - "This Is Me" (Jerry Quarry was a heavyweight boxer making his singing debut.)
      ABC repeated this show on Sept. 21, 1968.moreless
    • Host: Pat Boone
      Host: Pat Boone
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      4/24/65
      0.0
      Host: Pat Boone
      --Pat Boone - "Exodus," "Walk Right In," "Love Letters in the Sand," "Wonderful Time Up There" and "April Love"
      --Dorothy Collins (singer) - "Sleeping Bee" and "The Eagle and Me"
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --Ben Blue (comedian-impressionist, with his troupe) - "The Parisian Sidewalk Café" sketch
      --Liliane Montevecchi (singer-dancer)
      --The Cherokys (acrobats)
      --The Steckles (illusionists)moreless
    • Co-hosts: Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse
      4/4/64
      0.0
      Co-hosts: Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse
      --Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse (husband & wife) - "The Old Soft Shoe"
      --Tony Martin - "The Best Things in Life Are Free," "Wives and Lovers" and "More"
      Other guests:
      --Mahalia Jackson (gospel singer)
      --Ferrante and Teicher (pianists)
      --Corbett Monica (comedian)
      --Gaylord and Holliday (comedy team)
      --The Collins Kids (singers) - perform a Dixie medley
      --The Amandis teeterboard act
      --The Three Bizzaros Brothers (comedy act)
      --The Berosini Chimpsmoreless
    • Host: Anthony Newley / Lulu / Dyan Cannon
      12/6/69
      0.0
      --Anthony Newley (host) - "A Wonderful Day Like Today," "Sweet Beginnings," "Once in a Lifetime," "Gonna Build A Mountian" and "What Kind of Fool Am I?"
      --Lulu - "Who Can I Turn To?"
      --Lulu and Anthony Newley - "Typically English"
      --Dyan Cannon (actress, making her singing debut) - "When You Gotta Go"
      --Lola Falana - "Feeling Good"
      --Lola Falana and Anthony Newley - "Where Would You Be Without Me?"
      --Jo Anne Worley - "Lumbered"
      --Jo Anne Worley and Anthony Newley - "Nag, Nag, Nag"
      --Marissa Berman (fashion model) and Anthony Newley - "Look At That Face"
      --Anthony Newley and guests - "What A Man"moreless
    • Host: Victor Borge / Steve Allen / Dino Desi & Billy
      Host: Victor Borge
      --Victor Borge plays Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto #1.
      --Dino, Desi & Billy - "My What A Shame"
      --Jayne Meadows sings "Hello, Dolly!" in Chinese.
      --The King Family (singers) - perform a 'States' medley (please see "Recap" for song titles)
      --The Scots Guards (Bapipe, Drum and Dancer Corps.)
      --The Gimma Brothers (tumblers)
      --Comedy sketches:
      --Steve Allen, in character as Senator Phillip Buster, answers questions from the studio audience (with help from Jayne Meadows).
      --Victor Borge, Jayne Meadows and Steve Allen perform a Baroque version of "I Dig Rock 'n' Roll Music."moreless
    • Host: Cyd Charisse
      Host: Cyd Charisse
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      1/30/65
      0.0
      --Cyd Charisse (host) - "Let's Dance" and "Ballet Blues"
      --Tony Martin (Cyd Charisse's husband) sings "Dear Heart" and "Lullaby of Broadway"
      --Cyd Charisse and Tony Martin - "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening"
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --Kay Starr (singer) - "Three Letters," "That Old Gang of Mine" and "Ho Ho Ho, Ha Ha Ha, Me Too."
      --Alphonse Bergé (French dress designer)
      --Shai K. Ophir (pantomimist from Israel)
      --The Cosmos (motorcycle aerialists)
      --The Dalrays (comic acrobats)moreless
    • Host: George Burns / The King Family
      3/18/67
      0.0
      Host: George Burns
      --George Burns - "A Well-Known Fact"
      --George Burns - sings "It Was a Very Good Year" while talking about his early vaudeville career.
      --Lainie Kazan (singer) - "Goin' Out of My Head"
      --George Burns, Lainie Kazan, and the King Family - "Some of These Days"
      --The King Family - "You're Gonna Hear from Me," "We Taught Them Everything They Know," "Malaguena" & Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.
      --Enzo Stuarti (operatic tenor) - "Yesterday," "Catari," "The Shadow of Your Smile" & "Strangers in the Night"
      --Desmond & Marks (English music-hall comics) - "Frivolous Feet"
      --Baby Sabu (performing elephant)moreless
    • Host: Phil Harris / Alice Faye
      Host: Phil Harris / Alice Faye
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/15/66
      0.0
      Host: Phil Harris
      --Alice Faye
      --Tim Conway
      --Georgie Kaye
      --Sergio Franchi
      --The Kim Sisters
    • Host: Fred Astaire / Barrie Chase / Petula Clark
      1/22/66
      0.0
      --Fred Astaire (host) sings "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" and "They All Laughed"
      --Barrie Chase dances to "St Louis Woman"
      --Astaire and Chase do a dance routine. Barrie Chase plays a mannequin who comes to life.
      --Petula Clark - "My Love" & a medley of "My Fair Lady" tunes: "I've Grown Accustomed to His Face," "I'm Getting Married in the Morning" and "I Could Have Danced All Night"
      Comedy:
      --Ray Hastings (comedian) - monologue about bachelors.
      --Mickey Rooney and Bobby Van sketch. Bobby Van interviews corrupt politician Horace B. Swindlegrafter (Rooney).
      --The Nitwits (British comedy troupe) - orchestra plays the second movement from "Heidens symphony #94 in C" and "12th Street Rag." Astaire then joins the Nitwits for "Temptation."
      Also:
      --The Black Theatre of Prague - A bird (?) fights with an Ostrich over a house.
      --The Lenz Chimpsmoreless
    • Host: Victor Borge / Petula Clark
      Host: Victor Borge / Petula Clark
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/3/66
      0.0
      Host: Victor Borge
      --Petula Clark - "Strangers In The Night" & "Without A Song"
      --Allen & Rossi (comedy team) - routine about a Japanese baseball star
      --Steve Rossi - "The Shadow of Your Smile"
      --Jean Pierre Aumont & Marisa Pavan (husband & wife singing-dancing team) - "All I Need Now is the Girl" & "C'est Si Bon"
      --Claire Sombert & Michel Bruel (French ballet dancers) with Victor Borge - "Claire de Lune"
      --The Flying Cavarettas (teenage aerialists)
      --Dennis Breilein (escape artist)
      --Baby Sabu (performing elephant)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Edie Adams
      Host: Bing Crosby / Edie Adams
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      1/14/67
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "Put On a Happy Face" & "This Is a Great Country"
      --Jimmy Durante - "Nobody Wants My Money" & "Eagle Rock"
      --Tim Conway (comedian)
      --Edie Adams - sings "Lady Godiva"
      --Everett Dirksen (Senator Minority Leader, Republican from Illinois) - a dramatic reading of "The Gallant Men"
      --Danny Sailor (high-pole climber and acrobat)
      Also: bloopers from the past 2 seasons and a film of the Palace Anniversary parade in Hollywood.moreless
    • Host: Milton Berle (All-Comedy Show)
      10/10/67
      0.0
      All-Comedy Show
      --Milton Berle (host)
      --Kaye Ballard
      --Joe Besser
      --Irving Benson
      --Prof. Irwin Corey
      --The Bottoms Up (comedy troupe)
    • Host: Louis Jourdan
      Host: Louis Jourdan
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      5/2/64
      0.0
      Host: Louis Jourdan
      --Anna Maria Alberghetti (singer) - "Irma La Douce"
      --Henny Youngman (comedian)
      --The King Sisters (singers) - "Me and My Shadow" and a medley of old favorite tunes
      --John Bubbles (tap dancer) - "Tip and Tap"
      --Russ Lewis (ventriloquist)
      --Lewis and Christy (comedy team)
      --Muriel and Abe Grossfeld (Olympic athletes)
      --Armando Vega (Olympic athlete)
      --Ron Barak (NCAA champion gymnast)
      --Johnny Broadway (juggler)moreless
    • Host: Kate Smith / New Vaudeville Band
      3/11/67
      0.0
      --Kate Smith (host) - "Somewhere My Love," "Deep Purple," "Don't Take Your Love From Me" & "Seems Like Old Times"
      --New Vaudeville Band - "Peek-A-Boo" & "Winchester Cathedral"
      --Ann Miller (singer-dancer) - "Trapped in the Web of Love"
      --Jimmy Dean - "Sweet Misery"
      --Jimmy Dean and Kate Smith - "When the Moon Comes over the Mountain"
      --Tim Conway
      --Donna Jean Young (comedian)
      --The Hardly-Worthit Players (comedy troupe) - satirize Senator Robert Kennedy
      --René and his singing puppets - "La Bamba"
      --Huge Forgie and Shirley Marie - comedy team doing a badminton actmoreless
    • Host: Vince Edwards / Juliet Prowse / The Standells
      Host: Vince Edwards (actor, from "Ben Casey") - sings "Who Am I?" "A Day in the Life of a Fool" and "The Joker"
      --The Standells - "Dirty Water" (1-minute excerpt) & "Why Pick On Me" (runs 2 min - 6 sec)
      --Juliet Prowse and Vince Edwards - duo dances and sings "People" & 1 other song.
      --Peter Nero (pianist) - "El Matador"
      --Norm Crosby (stand-up comedian)
      --Juliet Prowse (dancer) - dances to "Stop Stop Stop" (with other dancers).
      --Rowan & Martin with Vince Edwards do 2 comedy routines (spies and political protocol)
      --The Ghezzi Brothers (acrobats from France)
      --Otto and Anna (acrobatic act) - man balances on blocksmoreless
    • Host: Don Knotts / Bobby Vinton
      Host: Don Knotts / Bobby Vinton
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      1/25/69
      0.0
      Host: Don Knotts
      --Bobby Vinton
      --Cyd Charisse
      --Gail Martin
      --Georgie Kaye
      --Maureen Arthur
      --The Checkmates
    • Host: Gig Young
      Host: Gig Young
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      2/8/64
      0.0
      Host: Gig Young
      Other guests:
      --Yma Sumac (singer)
      --The Mills Brothers (vocal group)
      --Buddy Hackett (comedian, whose appearance was postponed last week)
      --Dorothy Collins (singer)
      --Michael Bentine (British comedian) - joins Gig Young in a sketch on British commuters
      --The Andre Tahon puppets (do a parody of the Beatles)
      --The Berosinis (acrobats, teeterboard act from Czechoslovakia)moreless
    • Host: Bing Crosby / Rosemary Clooney
      2/19/66
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "Just the Way You Are"
      --Rosemary Clooney - Blues medley
      --Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney - "Hear That Band," "New Vienna Woods," "The Poor People of Paris" and "Molly Malone"
      --Gary Crosby (Bing's son) - "Who Can I Turn To?"
      --Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy (ventriloquist act)
      --Hugh Lambert (dancer) - "Gabriel"
      --Roger Ray (comedy xyloponist)
      --The Fiji military band - "Senikau-ni Bula" & "Krisimasi"moreless
    • Host: Dale Robertson
      Host: Dale Robertson
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      2/15/64
      0.0
      Host: Dale Robertson
      --Red Buttons (comedian)
      --The Smothers Brothers (comedy folk singers)
      --Vic Damone (singer) - "On the Street Where You Live" & "You and the Night and the Music"
      --Jane Morgan (singer) - "Stay Out of Paris"
      --Dale Robertson and Jane Morgan - "Turkey in the Straw"
      --The Four Amigos (singing quartet) - "Volare"
      --Russ Lewis (ventriloquist)
      --The Harris Nelson Family (musical novelty act, correct name might be "Harrison Family")
      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --Zony and Claire (adagio dancers)
      --The Half Brothers (comic acrobats)
      --The Old Grey Mare (performing horse)moreless
    • Host: Phyllis Diller / Robert Vaughn / Johnnie Ray
      --Phyllis Diller (host) - "Wives and Lovers"
      --Phyllis Diller and Shari Lewis - "It Was a Very Good Year" & "When I'm 64"
      --Robert Vaughn (from "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.")
      --Johnnie Ray - "The Little White Cloud," "Cry," "Just Walking in the Rain" & "Walking My Baby Back Home."
      --The Sandpipers - "What Now, My Love?"
      --Shari Lewis (singer-ventriloquist, with Lambchop) - "Alexander's Ragtime Band"
      --Charlie Manna (comedian)
      Comedy:
      --Phyllis Diller, Robert Vaughn and Charlie Manna appear in a Sherlock Holmes sketch.moreless
    • Host: Ed Wynn / The Rolling Stones
      9/26/64
      0.0
      Host: Ed Wynn
      --The Rolling Stones - "Not Fade Away" (on tape)
      --Eydie Gormé (singer, backed by six guitarists and the Trio Los Panchos)
      --Ed Wynn and Eydie Gormé - "Tea for Two"
      --The Nicholas Brothers (tap dancers) - "I've Been Away" and "Rhythm Cocktail"
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --Zizi Jeanmarie (singer, appearing with her "La Revue Parisienne" troupe) - "Mon Truc en Plumes"
      --Linon (rope-walking clown, from Paris)
      --Rob Murray (comic juggler from Austraila)
      ABC repeated this show on July 31, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Arthur Godfrey
      Host: Arthur Godfrey
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/21/64
      0.0
      Host: Arthur Godfrey
      --Arthur Godfrey - "Trail of the Lonesome Pine," "I Like Being Here with You," "I'd Give a Million Tomorrows," "My Little Grass Shack," "Too Fat Polka" and "This Is All I Ask"
      --Shelley Berman (comedian)
      --Dorothy Collins (singer) - "Love Makes the World Go Round," "But Beautiful," "He Loves Me" and "Hi Lili"
      --John Gary (singer)
      --Gaylord and Holliday (comedy team)
      --The Delrays (mimes, comic acrobats)
      --Eva Vidos (juggler)
      --Dwight Moore and his Mongrels
      ABC repeated this show on June 12, 1965.moreless
    • Host: Phil Harris
      Host: Phil Harris
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      5/30/64
      0.0
      Host: Phil Harris
      --Louis Armstrong
      --Louis Nye (comedian)
      --Mary Costa (soprano)
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer-choreographer)
      --Pete Barbuti (comedian)
      --The Jubilee Four (instrumental group)
      --The Peiro Brothers (juggling act)
      --The Robert Baudy leopard and panther act
    • Host: Donald O'Connor
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/19/64
      0.0
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      --Louis Armstrong
      --Jane Powell (actress-singer)
      --Cliff 'Charley Weaver' Arquette
      --Norm Crosby (comedian)
      --The Vienna Boys Choir
      --The Hanneford Family (trained horse act)
    • Host: Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca / Bee Gees
      11/23/68
      0.0
      Co-Hosts: Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca
      --The Bee Gees - "Massachusetts" & "I've Gotta Get a Message to You"
      --Lou Rawls - "I'm Satisfied" & "Down Here on the Ground"
      --Chita Rivera (singer-dancer) - "Pretty for Me"
      --Jane Morgan (singer) - medley: "Georgia," "That Lucky Old Sun" & "What'd I Say?"
      --Gelina Adaskina (trapeze artist from the Moscow State Circus).
      Comedy sketches:
      --"The Last Angry Bull," a movie parody with Sid Caesar as a bullfighter and Imogene Coca as a smitten American.
      --Imogene Coca plays a frumpy stripper who teases the audience by slowly removing her overcoat.moreless
    • Host: Donald O'Connor / Paul Anka / Edward G. Robinson
      Host: Donald O'Connor
      --Donald O'Connor - "Mother Goose"
      --Donald O'Connor and Jane Morgan - "Look at That Face"
      --Edward G. Robinson - reads an excerpt from Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait"
      --Roger Williams (pianist) - "Bach's Minuet in G Major" & "Flight of the Bumble Bee"
      --Paul Anka - "Oh, Such a Stranger" & a medley of songs written by Anka
      --Jane Morgan - "This Train" & an Al Jolson medley
      --Shecky Greene (comedian)
      --The Three Bragazzis (acrobatic act)
      --The See Hee Troupe of Formose (acrobats)moreless
    • Host: Hugh O'Brian
      Host: Hugh O'Brian
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      1/18/64
      0.0
      Host: Hugh O'Brian
      Scheduled guests:
      --Johnny Mathis
      --Ginger Rogers
      --Marty Ingels (comedian)
      --Joanie Sommers (singer)
      --Johnny Puleo (harmonica player)
      --Les Charlivels (acrobats)
      --Bertha, the dancing elephant
      --The Andre Tahon Puppets
    • Host: Jack Benny / Liza Minnelli / Sammy Davis Jr.
      --Jack Benny (host)
      --Liza Minnelli
      --Sammy Davis Jr. - dances to "You Got Trouble," a recording by Robert Preston
      --Jack Benny and Sammy Davis Jr. - "Fascinating Rhythm," a musical duel with Benny's violin playing against Sammy's dancing and singing.
      --Peter and Chris Allen (Australian folk singers)
      --Beverly Washburn, Iris Adrian and Peggy Mondo (actresses) - appear in a sketch in which they audition a musical act for Benny.
      --The Rudenko Brothers (jugglers)moreless
    • Host: Ernest Borgnine
      Host: Ernest Borgnine
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      1/25/64
      0.0
      Host: Ernest Borgnine
      Other guests:
      --Carl Ballantine (comedian, from "McHale's Navy")
      --Joe Flynn (comedian, from "McHale's Navy")
      --Tony Bennett
      --Eleanor Powell (dancer)
      --Vikki Carr (singer)
      --Miriam Makeba (South African folksinger)
      --Pepper Davis and Tony Reese (comedians)
      --The Levee singers
      --The Norbu novelty gorilla act
    • Host: Bing Crosby
      Host: Bing Crosby
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/18/65
      0.0
      Host: Bing Crosby
      --Bing Crosby - "The Hollywood Palace Song"
      --Caterina Valente (singer) - "Meditation"
      --Bing Crosby and Caterina Valente - "Slow Boat to China," "Hindustan," "Fancy Meeting You Here" and "It Happened in Monterrey"
      --Tim Conway (comedian, from "McHale's Navy")
      --Avery Schreiber and Jack Burns (comedy team)
      --The Nitwits (comedy music group)
      --The Rudas (Australian dancers)
      --The Black Theater of Prague
      --Bertha the Elephant and her daughter Tinamoreless
    • Host: Liberace / Bob Newhart
      Host: Liberace / Bob Newhart
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      2/26/66
      0.0
      --Liberace (host)
      --Bob Newhart (comedian) - does a monologue about a night watchman encountering King Kong.
      --Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber (comedy team) - do a taxicab routine
      --John Davidson (singer)
      --Marni Nixon (singer)
      --Channing Pollock (magician)
      --Betty Pasco (trapeze artist)
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