CTVA US Comedy - "The Ann Sothern Show" (Desilu/CBS)(1958-61

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The Ann Sothern Show (1958-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by
Jim Brent, Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

The Ann Sothern Show (season 1) (CBS) (1958-59)
The Ann Sothern Show (season 2) (CBS) (1959-60)
The Ann Sothern Show (season 3) (CBS) (1960-61)
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THE ANN SOTHERN SHOW
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Desilu Productions, Inc. & Anso Productions, Inc.
Metromedia Producers Corporation
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (last 9 episodes)
for
CBS (Mondays 9:30 pm EST)

US Comedy series 1958-61 (3 seasons) 93 episodes x 30 min bw
release date 6Oct58
starring
Ann Sothern
as Katy O'Connor

Ernest Truex as Jason Macauley, hotel manager #1 (exit #23)(1958-1959)
Reta Shaw as Flora Macauley, Jason's wife (exit #23) (1958-1959)

Don Porter as James Devery, hotel manager #2 (1959-1961)

Ann Tyrell as Olive Smith, Katy's secretary (1958-1961)
Jack Mullaney as Johnny Wallacer (1958-1960)

Louis Nye as Dr. Delbert Gray, hotel dentist (1960-1961)
Jacques Scott as Paul Martineott, bellboy (1958-1959)
Ken Berry as Woody, bellboy (1960-1961)
Jesse White as Oscar Pudney, Katy's nemsis (1960-1961)

Premise:
Katy O'Connor (Ann Sothern) was the assistant manager of the plush
Bartley House Hotel in New York City. Her first boss, Jason Macauley,
was transferred to Calcutta in March 1959, but Katy's hopes of succeeding
him were torpedoed when James Devery arrived to fill the job. Katy's
secretary, roommate, and best friend was Olive Smith. Story lines followed
the amusing tales of the problems encountered in running a big city hotel.

Background:
Ann Sothern (real name Harriet Lake born 1909) had previously appeared with
Don Porter in 'Private Secretary' aka 'Susie', 1952-55 104 episodes,
a Chertok production also for CBS.
In 1965 she was the voice of Jerry Van Dyke's dead mother in
'My Mother the Car' 30 episodes United Artists for NBC.

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