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US TV Sponsors of Primetime Television

Alcoa (Aluminum)
Alcoa Hour (NBC)(1955-57) "live" Sunday-night Dramatic Anthology series
Alcoa/Goodyear AWARD Theatre (NBC)(1957-60) Dramatic Anthology Series
Alcoa presents One Step Beyond (1959-61) hosted and directed by John Newland
Alcoa Premiere (ABC) (1961-63) host Fred Astaire

American Gas Association, Inc.

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952-66) starring Ozzie & Harriet Nelson (#13.7 verified) (Oct 1964)

Armstrong  (Flooring)

Armstrong Circle Theatre (NBC 1950-57)(30 min)/ (CBS 1957-63)(60 min) Dramatic Anthology series

Bell (Telephone)

The Bell Telephone Hour (NBC)(1959-68) Music/Variety Specials

Borax & Chemical Corporation

Death Valley Days (1952-70) Western Anthology series

Bab-O (Kitchen Sink Cleanser)

The Kate Smith Evening Hour (NBC)(1951-52)  Music Variety series

Budweiser

The Ken Murray Show (CBS)(1950-53) Music Variety Comedy Series

Buick (Motors)

Buick Circus Hour (Music/Drama) (NBC)(1952-53)
The Buick-Berle Show (NBC)(1953-55)(Music/Variety/Comedy series) starring Milton Berle
Buick - Jackie Gleason (CBS)(1955-)
Buick-Electra Playhouse (CBS)(1959-60) 90 min Specials

The Andy Williams Show  (1966-67)(Sponsor verified)

Camel (Cigarettes)

Camel Caravan: The Vaughan Monroe Show (CBS 1950-51)  Music Variety Series

Camel - The Phil Silvers Show

Carnation (Evaporated Milk)

The Burns and Allen Show (CBS) (1950-58)  (Sponsor verified season 1)(1950-51)

Pete And Gladys (1960-62) Comedy series starring Harry Morgan & Cara Williams

Chevrolet (Automobiles)

Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (NBC)(1948-50) "live" Dramatic Anthology
Chevy Mystery Show (NBC)(Summer 1960) Anthology Series

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (NBC)(1951-63) Music/Variety series

Chevrolet Showroom (ABC Fridays 10pm)(1953-54)

Pat Boone Chevrolet Showroom (ABC Thursdays 9pm)(1957-60)

Andy Williams Chevy Showroom (ABC) (Summer 1958)
 Andy Williams Chevy Showroom  (CBS) (Summer 1959)

The Adventurer (UK/ITC) (1972) starring Gene Barry

Chevron (Energy)

Chevron Hall Of Stars (1956) (syndicated) Dramatic Anthology

Chrysler (Automobiles)

Plymouth Playhouse (ABC)(Spring 1953) hosted by Donald Cook  ( named after the Chrysler Plymouth automobile)

Chrysler Medallion Theater (CBS)(1953-54)  "live" Dramatic Anthology
Chrysler: Climax! (CBS)(1954-58) Anthology Series host William Lundigan

Chrysler "Shower Of Stars" (CBS)(1954-58) Music/ Variety Specials hosted by William Lundigan
Bob Hope presents The Chrysler Theatre (Hovue-Morpics/NBC)(1963-67) hour-long Dramatic & Comedy Anthology series

Coca-Cola (Soft Drink)

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952-66)  (Sponsor verified - #9.25, 15Mar61)

Coke Time (NBC)(1953-57)(15min)(twice weekly)  hosted by Eddie Fisher

Colgate (Toothpaste)

Colgate Theatre (NBC)(1949-50) &  (Summer1958)  Anthology Series
Colgate Comedy Hour (NBC)(1950-55) most episodes hosted by Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis

Colgate-Palmolive (Toothpaste-Soap)

The George Burns Show (NBC) (1958-59)

Cosmopolitan (Magazine)

CosmopolitanTheatre (DuMont)(1951) Dramatic Anthology

Dodge (Motors)

Showtime, U.S.A. (ABC)(1950-51)(excerpts from Broadway Musicals &Dramas)

Make Room For Daddy (1953-57)/ The Danny Thomas Show (1957-64)  (1954 - verified)

Dodge - The Lawrence Welk Program

Dow ( )

Dow Hour Of Great Mysteries (/NBC) (1960) host Joseph N. Welch

DuPont (Chemicals)

 DuPont Cavalcade Theatre (Four Star/ABC)(1955-57)
DuPont presents The June Allyson Show (Four Star) (1959-61) hosted by June Allyson
DuPont Show of the Month (CBS) (1957-61) Dramatic Anthology Series
DuPont Show of the Week (NBC) (1961-64) Dramatic/Musical/Documentary Anthology Series

Durkee (Foods)

Durkee Story Theater (Hal Roach/DuMont-NBC)(1950-51) Filmed Anthology Series

Elgin (Watches)

Elgin TV Hour (ABC)(1954-55)

Esso (Standard Oil)

The Alan Young Show (CBS)( 1950-53) Music Variety Comedy Series  (East Coast Sponsor)

Equitable Life (Insurance)

Our American Heritage (NBC)(1959-61) American History Anthology Series

Fabergé (Perfume)

The Protectors (ITC) (1972-74)(live action) starring Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter

Firestone (Tires)

Voice of Firestone (1949-54)(NBC) / (1954-63)(ABC)

Eyewitness To History (CBS Fridays)(30Sep60-26Jul63)

The Ford Foundation

Omnibus (CBS)(1952-56)/ (ABC)(1956-61)

Ford Motor Company (Automobiles)

The Alan Young Show (CBS)( 1950-53) Music Variety Comedy Series  (West Coast Sponsor)

Mr. Peepers (NBC)(1952-55) starring Wally Cox  (season 1)(Summer 1952)

Ford Theatre (1948-51) 60 min "live" Anthology / (1952-57) 30 min filmed Anthology

Ford Star Revue (NBC)(1950-51) host Jack Haley (music/variety series)

Ford Festival: The James Melton Show (NBC)(1951-52) (music/variety series)

Ford Star Jubilee (CBS)(1955-56)(music/variety/drama specials)

Ford Startime (NBC) (1959-60) 60 min  Dramatic/Variety Anthology + some 90 min specials

Ford presents "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show" (NBC/ABC)(1955-65)

Automobiles Furnished by The Ford Motor Co. :-

The F.B.I. (Quinn Martin/WB/ABC)(1965-74) starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

Dynasty (Aaron Spelling/ABC) (1981-89) starring John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Joan Collins

General Electric

The G.E. College Bowl  (CBS 1959-63)(NBC)(1963-70)

G.E. Summer Originals (ABC)(Anthology)(3Jul56-4Sep56)

The Fred Waring Show (CBS)(1949-54)(Summer 1957)

General Electric Guest House (CBS) (Summer 1951) hosted by Durward Kirby

The Jane Froman Show - USA Canteen (CBS) (1952-55)

General Electric - GE Theater (Revue/CBS)(1953-62) host Ronald Reagan
General Electric - GE True (Jack Webb/CBS)(1962-63) host Jack Webb

General Foods

He & She (Talent Associates/CBS)(1967-68) starring Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss

General  Mills - Wheat Chex / Rice Chex / Instant Ralston

Space Patrol (ABC)(1950-55) starring Ed Kemmer

Gillette (Shaving)

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports ((NBC)(1948-60)

Goodyear (Tires)

The Paul Whiteman Revue (ABC)(1949-52) Half Hour Music/ Variety series

 Goodyear Television Playhouse (NBC)(1951-57) "live" Sunday-night Dramatic Anthology series
Goodyear-Alcoa AWARD Theatre (NBC)(1957-60) Dramatic Anthology Series

Gruen Guild (Watches)

Gruen Guild Playhouse (ABC/DuMont)(1951-52) various hosts

Gulf Oil (Oil & Gasoline)

Gulf Playhouse (NBC)(1952-53) "live" dramatic anthology

Hallmark (Cards)

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951-present)  Dramatic Anthology series   

 

Hazel Bishop (Cosmetics)

The Freddy Martin Show (NBC)(1951)  Music Variety series   

 

Heinz (Food)

Heinz Studio57 (DuMont)(1954-55)/(Syndicated)(1955-56)

Kaiser Aluminum ( )

Kaiser Aluminum Hour (NBC)(1956-57) Dramatic Anthology

Kellogg's (Breakfast Cereals)

KELLOGG'S PEP RINGS COMMERICIAL 1950
Kellogg's Pep Commercial #1
Kellogg's Pep Commercial #2
Kellogg's Pep Commercial #3
Kellogg's Pep Commercial #4
 

Pete And Gladys (1960-62) Comedy series starring Harry Morgan & Cara Williams

Kellogg - Dennis the Menace
 

Kodak (Film/ Cameras)

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952-66) starring Ozzie & Harriet Nelson  (season 6 verified)

Kodak Request Performance (NBC)(1955) Anthology series

Kraft (Food)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950-55)(Sc-Fi) starring Frankie Thomas

Kraft Television Theatre (NBC) (1947-58) "live" Wednesday  night  Anthology Series
Kraft Television Theatre (ABC) (1953-55) "live" Thursday  night  Anthology Series

Tate (Roncom/NBC)(Summer 1960)(Western)starring David McClean, Patricia Breslin
Kraft Mystery Theatre (NBC)(Summer 1961,1962,1963) host Frank Gallup
 

Kraft Music Hall: The Milton Berle Show (NBC)(1958-59)

Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (60min) (season 12) (NBC/Wed) (1959-60)
Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (60min) (season 13) (NBC/Wed) (1960-61)
Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (60min) (season 14) (NBC/Wed) (1961-62)
Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (60min) (season 15) (NBC/Wed) (1962-63)
Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (60min) Specials (NBC/Thur) (1963-64)

Kraft Suspense Theatre (Roncom/Revue/NBC)(1963-65)
Kraft Music Hall (NBC)(1963-71) various hosts
Kraft Music Hall (US title) / The Des O'Connor Show (UK title) (ATV-ITC/NBC (Summer 1970 & Summer 1971)

The Road West (1966-67) Western series starring Barry Sullivan, Andrew Prine

Lever Brothers (Soap Powders)

The Jack Benny Program (CBS/NBC)(1950-65) starring Jack Benny   (Sponsored between Oct1959-Sep1965)

Listerine (Antiseptic & Toothpaste / Prophylactic Toothbrushes)

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952-66) starring Ozzie & Harriet Nelson  (#7.33 verified) (May 1959)

Lucky Strike (Cigarettes)

Lucky Strike & Richard Hudnut presents "Your Hit Parade" (NBC/CBS)(1950-59)(music/variety)
Your Play Time (CBS - Summer 1953,1954)(NBC - Summer 1955)

The Jack Benny Program (CBS/NBC)(1950-65) starring Jack Benny   (Sponsored between Oct1950 - Jun1959)

Make Room For Daddy (1953-57)/ The Danny Thomas Show (1957-64)    (1954 - verified)

Lux

Lux Video Theatre (CBS 1950-54)(30 min)/ (NBC 1954-57)(60 min) Dramatic Anthology
The Lux Show starring Rosemary Clooney (NBC)(1957-58)  Music Variety series
Lux Playhouse (CBS)(1958-59) Anthology Series   -   (alternated with season 8 of  Schlitz Playhouse)

Magnavox (Consumer & Defense Electronics)

Magnavox Theatre (CBS)(Fall 1950) "live" Dramatic Anthology Series

 Max Factor

The Guy Mitchell Show (ABC)(1957-58)

Motorola

Motorola TV Hour (ABC)(1953-54) Anthology Series

Nabisco  (National Biscuit Company)

Sky King (1951-62) starring Kirby Grant  (Nabisco 1955-59)

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (Screen Gems/ABC)(1954-59) starring Lee Aaker

Nash Airflyte (Automobiles)

Nash Airflyte Theatre (CBS)(1950-51) "live" Dramatic Anthology series

Oldsmobile (Automobiles)(originally made by General Motors)

The Dennis O'Keefe Show: All Around Towne (1959-60) starring Dennis O'Keefe

 

Parker (Pens)

Four Star Playhouse (1952-56) Anthology series hosted by Dick Powell, Ida Lupino, David Niven, Charles Boyer

Pepsi-Cola (Soft Drink)

Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (Revue/ABC)(1953-55) hosts Arlene Dahl, Anita Colby, Polly Bergen

Philco

Philco Television Playhouse (NBC)(1948-55)  "live" Sunday night Dramatic Anthology

Philip Morris (Tobacco)
Philip Morris International is one of the largest tobacco companies in the world, producing many of the world's best-selling cigarette brands
Philip Morris Playhouse (CBS)(1953-54) "live" Dramatic Anthology

Philip Morris - I Love Lucy

Plymouth (Automobiles - made by Chrysler)

Plymouth Playhouse (ABC)(Spring 1953) hosted by Donald Cook  (named after the Chrysler Plymouth automobile)

The Ray Anthony Show (NBC) (1957-59)

Pond's

Pond's Theater (ABC Thur)(13Jan55-7Jul55) -  New Sponsor for "Kraft Theater" (ABC Thur)(1953-55)

Pontiac (Automobiles)

Playwrights '56 (NBC)(1955-56) Anthology Series

Proctor & Gamble (Household Detergents/Cleaners)

Fireside Theatre (NBC) (1949-55)/ Jane Wyman Theatre (1955-58) Anthology Series

Boss Lady (Jack Wrather/NBC)(Summer 1952) starrin Lynn Bari

The Loretta Young Show (NBC)(1953-61) Anthology series host Loretta Young

Prudential (Life Assurance)

Prudential Family Playhouse (CBS)(1950-51) "live" Dramatic Anthology series

Air Power (CBS)(1956-57) WWII documentary series narrated by Walter Cronkite

RCA Victor (Records)

The RCA Victor Show: The Ezio Pinza Show/ The Dennis Day Show (NBC)(1951-54)

The Martha Raye Show (NBC)(1954-56) hosted by Martha Raye (comedienne)

Readers Digest (Magazine)

TV Readers Digest (ABC) (1955-56) host Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond

Revlon (Cosmetics)

Revlon Mirror Theater (NBC Summer 1953)(CBS Fall 1953) hostess Robin Chandler

The Big Party for Revlon (CBS)(Fall 1959)(music/variety)

The Revlon Revue (Sharpe-Lewis/CBS)(Early 1960)(music/variety)

Reynolds Metals Company / Reynolds Aluminum

Mr. Peepers (NBC)(1952-55) starring Wally Cox  (seasons 2,3 & 4)(1952-55)

Harrigan & Son (Desilu/ABC) (1960-61) Legal Comedy series starring Pat O'Brien & Roger Perry

R. J. Reynolds 

The Jimmy Durante Show (NBC)(1954-56)

R.J. Reynolds - I've Got A Secret

Rheingold (Brewery, Brooklyn, NY)

Rheingold Theatre (New York Title) : Douglas Fairbanks Presents (1953-57) UK Anthology series - host Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Saturday Evening Post (magazine)

Keep Posted (DuMont)(1951-52) Public Affairs program
Best of The Post (Syndicated)(1959-60) "Saturday Evening Post" stories

Schaefer (Beer)

Schaefer Century Theater (syndicated)(1952) Anthology series

Schlitz (Brewery)
The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company was an American brewery based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Its namesake beer, "Schlitz", was known as "The beer that made Milwaukee famous"
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951-59) Anthology Series- various hosts

International Silver Company

Silver Theater (CBS) (1949-50) Anthology Series host Conrad Nagel

Singer (Sewing Machines)

Four Star Playhouse (1952-56) Anthology series hosted by Dick Powell, Ida Lupino, David Niven, Charles Boyer

Standard Oil (New Jersey)

Play of the Week (PBS)(1959-61)

State Farm Insurance

The Jack Benny Program (CBS/NBC)(1950-65) starring Jack Benny   (Sponsored between Oct1960-Sep1965)

RCA Victor (Recording Music)

The RCA Victor Show: The Ezio Pinza Show/ The Dennis Day Show (NBC)(1951-54)

Texaco (Oil)

The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show (NBC)(1948-53) Comedy/Variety series

Donald O'Connor / Jimmy Durante (NBC Saturdays 9:30-10:00pm)(1954-55)

Time (Magazine)

March of Time  (1935-51) (Theatrical) Newsreel documentary series
March of Time (1951-53) (Television) Newsreel documentary series
Crusade in Europe (March of Time/ABC(1949) US Military Documentary series
Crusade in the Pacific (March of Time)(1952) US Military Documentary series
Ballets de France (March of Time)(1952)  Documentary series

Toni & Arrid (Cosmetics)

Crime Photographer (CBS)(1951-52) starring Darren McGavin

U.S. Steel

U.S. Steel Hour (ABC 1953-55)(CBS 1955-63) Anthology Series

Westinghouse

Westinghouse Studio One (CBS)(1948-58) 60 min "live" Monday Night Dramatic Anthology
Best of Broadway (CBS)(1954-55)
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958-60) Filmed Anthology series hosted by Desi Arnaz
Westinghouse Playhouse: The Nanette Fabray Show (Revue/NBC)(Early 1961) Comedy series starring Nanette Fabray

Winston

Winston - The Garry Moore Show

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