CTVA US Comedy -"Honestly, Celeste!" (CBS)(Fall 1954) starring Celeste Holm

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Honestly, Celeste! (1954)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, Jim Brent
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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HONESTLY, CELESTE!
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Production Company Not Known
for
CBS (Sundays 9:30pm EST)
Produced by Joseph Scibetta

US Comedy series 1954      8 episodes listed x 30 min bw
(10Oct54-5Dec54)
starring
Celeste Holm as Celeste Anders
Scott McKay as Bob Wallace
Mike Kellin as Marty Gordon (ex-convict)
Geoffrey Lumb as Mr. Wallace, Bob's father, editor of the paper
Mary Finney as Mr. Wallace's Secretary

Premise:
Celeste Holm stars as Celeste Anders, a journalism teacher from a Minnesota
college who decides to get a job as a reporter with the "New York Express" Newspaper.

Background:
When it became apparent in the early fall that the show was in trouble, a
young writer named Norman Lear was called in to help out, but his efforts proved
unsuccessful. One of the other writers on the show was Larry Gelbert who
later developed M*A*S*H for television.

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CBS (Sundays 9:30pm EST) (10Oct54-05Dec54)

[01] Honestly, Celeste! (unknown episode title)
10Oct54 CBS Sun
Upon arriving at Grand Central Station, Celeste strikes up a friendship with
Marty, a recently released convict. Later she meets her new co-workers at the
"New York Express" including Mr. Townsend, the editor, Mary his secretary, and
Bob, the publisher’s son. . [JK/JB]

[02] Honestly, Celeste! (unknown episode title)
17Oct54 CBS Sun
Celeste breaks a dinner date with Bob Wallace, her publisher's son, to look
for an apartment. The lead on the apartment gives her an idea for a great story,
but her efforts only get her into trouble with the Wallaces, father and son.
[JK/JB]

[--] 24Oct54 Pre Empted

[03] Honestly, Celeste! (unknown episode title)
31Oct54 CBS Sun
Celeste Anders thows a houswarming party to celebrate her new-found Greenwich
Village appartment and first front page story. [JK]

[04] Honestly, Celeste! (unknown episode title)
07Nov54 CBS Sun
Celeste is assigned to do a feature story on an exhibit at an art gallery, but
she comes to feel that objective criticism and non-objective art are
incompatible. [JK]

[05] Honestly, Celeste! (unknown episode title)
14Nov54 CBS Sun
Celeste's ex-gangster pal, Marty, becomes bored with driving a cab and decides
to take the opportunity to become a prize fighter's manager. Marty is offered a
boxer’s contract cheap, and he asks Celeste to finance the venture. [JK/JB]

[06] Honestly, Celeste! (unknown episode title)
21Nov54 CBS Sun
Celeste Anders goes shopping for a new hat, but her friendly sympathy gets her
involved with an underprivileged family. She is sitting in the hat shop when a
little boy runs in and says that the police are chasing him.

[--] 28Nov54 - no details
[--] 05Dec54 (final show) - no details

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