CTVA UK - "Bonkers!" (ATV-ITC/)(1979) Bob Monkhouse, Hudson Brothers

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Bonkers! (1979)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina, Fox, Stuart Fanning
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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BONKERS!
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ITC Entertainment, Ltd / for US syndication and the UK ITV network
Taped at ATV's Elstree Studios, London
Produced by Jack Burns
Directed by Peter Harris (all episodes)

UK Comedy series 1979  24 episodes x 30 min color videotape

starring
The Hudson Brothers, Bill, Brett and Mark
with
Bob Monkhouse (British Comedian) and The Bonkettes

 
#################### Bonkers #################
################## season 1979 ###############
############ US Syndicated Airdates ##########

[--] BONKERS:
[Premiere]
06-Jan-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
The Hudson Brothers host this zany new series, with special guest Paul Williams

[--] BONKERS:
13-Jan-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Lucie Arnaz

[--] BONKERS:
20-Jan-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Connie Stevens

[--] BONKERS:
27-Jan-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Cleo Laine

[--] BONKERS:
02-Feb-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Barbara Feldon

[--] BONKERS:
09-Feb-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Twiggy

[--] BONKERS:
16-Feb-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Petula Clark

[--] BONKERS:
23-Feb-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Don Knotts

[--] BONKERS:
03-Mar-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Carol Lawrence

[--] BONKERS:
10-Mar-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Rita Moreno

[--] BONKERS:
17-Mar-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
George Gobel

[--] BONKERS:
24-Mar-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Phyllis Diller

[--] BONKERS:
31-Mar-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Cleo Laine

[--] BONKERS:
06-Apr-1979
Guest:

[--] BONKERS:
13-Apr-1979
Guest:

[--] BONKERS:
20-Apr-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Georgia Engel

[--] BONKERS:
27-Apr-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Juliet Prowse

[--] BONKERS:
04-May-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:

[--] BONKERS:
11-May-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Florence Henderson

[--] BONKERS:
18-May-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Karen Valentine

[--] BONKERS:
25-May-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:

[--] BONKERS:
01-Jun-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:

[--] BONKERS:
08-Jun-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
John Ritter

[--] BONKERS:
15-Jun-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Carol Lawrence

[--] BONKERS:
22-Jun-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Rita Moreno

[--] BONKERS:
29-Jun-1979 [New Castle PA]
Guest:
Marty Allen

[--] BONKERS:
06-Jul-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Joey Heatherton

[--] BONKERS:
13-Jul-1979 [New Castle PA]
Guest:
Phyllis Diller

[--] BONKERS:
20-Jul-1979 [Dover Times OH]
Guest:
George Gobel

[--] BONKERS:
27-Jul-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Cleo Laine

[--] BONKERS:
03-Aug-1979 [Aiken Standard SC]
Guest:
Juliet Prowse

[--] BONKERS:
10-Aug-1979 [New Castle PA]
Guest:
Lucie Arnaz

[--] BONKERS:
16-Aug-1979 [Plainsman SD]
Guest:
Joan Rivers

[--] BONKERS:
23-Aug-1979 [Plainsman SD]
Guest:
Elaine Paige

[--] BONKERS:
[Final show of the series]
30-Aug-1979 [Plainsman SD]
Guest:
Connie Stevens


#################### Bonkers #################
################## season 1979 ###############
################## UK Airdates ###############

[--] BONKERS #1: 14-Jul-1979 ITV London, Saturday 5:15-5:45pm
Guests: Twiggy, Rita Moreno

[--] BONKERS #2: 21-Jul-1979 ITV London, Saturday 5:15-5:45pm
Guests: Mark Allen, Ruth Buzzi

[--] BONKERS #3: 28-Jul-1979 ITV London, Saturday 5:30-6:00pm
Guests: Sandy Duncan, Paul Williams

[--] BONKERS #4: 04-Aug-1979 ITV London, Saturday 7:00-7:30pm
Guests: No Details

[--] BONKERS #5: 11-Aug-1979 ITV London, Saturday 5:30-6:00pm
Guests: Petula Clark, Carol Lawrence (Broadway Star)

[--] BONKERS #6: 18-Aug-1979 ITV London, Saturday 5:30-6:00pm
Guests: No Details

After 6 episodes the show was curtailed in the UK by the 13-week-long ITV strike of 1979 and did not reappear when the network restarted broadcasts;
however, production for syndication continued and 24 episodes in total were made.

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