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(CBS) (Summer 1959)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

 ###### Andy Williams: Chevy Showroom #########
################## Summer 1959 ###############
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CBS Tuesdays 10:00-11:00pm Eastern (7Jul59-22Sep59)
Summer Replacement for "The Garry Moore Show"
Regulars:
The Dick Williams Singers, The Peter Gennaro Dancers, The Jack Kane Orchestra

2.1 [14] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
07Jul1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Guests
talk show host Johnny Carson
singer-actress Janis Paige
singer-actor Eddie Hodges
and vibraphonist Peter Appleyard and his quartet.
Highlights:
Eddie Hodges harmonizes with Andy on "Swinging on a Star".
Janis and Peter Gennaro do "Married I Can Always Get".
Eddie Hodges joins three young lasses to "Thank Heaven for Little Girls".
*Appearing with Andy on his show each week will be
the Peter Gennaro Dancers (among them Cynthia Scott, Wisa Dorso and Jayne Turner last seen on "Your Hit Parade").

2.2 [15] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
14Jul1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
actress-singer Miyoshi Umeki
Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
impressionist Frank Gorshin
Betty and Jan Rhodes (mother-daughter comedy act).
Highlights:
Miyoshi sings "Getting to Know You" and "By the Light of the Silvery Moon".
Other songs include "It Had to Be You", "They Can't Take That Away From Me" and "Gigi".
Frank Gorshin does an ambitious routine, making like a Senate committee while he imitates Broderick Crawford,
Marlon Brando, Richard Widmark, Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster.

2.3 [16] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
21Jul1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
actor Andy Griffith
singer-actress June Valli
ventriloquist Clifford Guest
and The Bohemians.
Highlights:
Andy Williams sings "Because of You" and then Andy Griffith does a comedy version of the same number.
June Valli sings "I Love You, Porgy" and a blues medley.
Andy Griffith sings "Once Knew a Fella" and "St. James Infirmary".
And the choral group, The Bohemians who'll soon be leaving to sing for service men overseas perform "Down in the Valley".

2.4 [17] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
28Jul1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
Julie London
Cab Calloway

comedian Jack Durant
singer-pianist Norma Douglas
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
Andy sings "One for My Baby" and "I Get a Kick Out of You".
Cab Calloway sings "It Ain't Necessarily So".
Julie sings "Comin' Through the Rye".
Andy and Julie duet with "I Like the Likes of You".

2.5 [18] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
04Aug1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
Dorothy Collins
Gretchen Wyler
Morey Amsterdam

puppeteers Bill and Cora Baird
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
Gretchen Wyler sings "My Sugar is So Refined".
The Bairds perform "Banana Boat Song".
Andy sings "Ain't We Got Fun".
Andy and Morey team up for "Makin' Whoopee".
And a "Too Darn Hot" medley.

2.6 [19] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
11Aug1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
Buddy Hackett
Diahann Carroll
Mello-Larks
dancer Joan Holloway
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
Andy sings "Day In, Day Out".
Diahann Carroll sings "More Than You Know" & "Summertime".
Mello-Larks perform "Up Above My Head".
Diahann performs "All or Nothing at All".
Andy sings "You Are My Lucky Star".

2.7 [20] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
18Aug1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
Eydie Gormé
Mel Tormé

comic magician Carl Ballantine
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
Eydie sings a Broadway Musicals Medley
Mel Torme sings "Blues in the Night".
Andy sings an Irving Berlin medley.
Eydie sings "I Got Lost in His Arms".

2.8 [21] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
25Aug1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
singer Peggy King,
comedian Dick Van Dyke
and The Hi-Lo's.
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
Andy sings "Lonely Street" and "There'll Be Some Changes Made".
Peggy solos on "Everything Comes Up Roses".
The Hi-Lo's perform "Great Day" and "Back Home in Indiana".
Peter Gennaro dances to the music of "West Side Story".
Dick Van Dyke does his popular Ed Murrow take-off.

2.9 [22] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
01Sep1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
singer-actress Carol Lawrence
comedian Stan Freberg
dancer Ken Berry
The Mills Brothers.
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
14 pairs of hands stick out through holes in a white background and Andy begins to sing "Clap Your Hands".
Carol sings "The French Lesson with Andy and solos with "Thou Swell".
Ken Berry does a great Fred Astaire in dance with "Music For Screaming" and "Music for Non-Thinkers".
The Mills Brothers perform "Paper Doll".
Andy sings "Bye, Bye Blackbird" and "Look for the Silver Lining".
Stan Freberg and Orville, his outer space puppet do some moon talk.
The closing song is Johnny Mercer's "Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home".

2.10 [23] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
08Sep1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
singer Dorothy Collins
comedienne Kaye Ballard
actor-comedian Jim Backus
and singer Leslie Uggams.
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
Andy sings "This Is My Lucky Day".
Jim Backus performs as the incredible Mr. Magoo
Kaye Ballard sings the ditty "The Mirror".
Andy sings "Mack the Knife".
The dancers perform "Music For Frustrated Conductors".
Andy and Leslie duet with "Inchworm".

2.11 [24] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams
15Sep1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
singer Steve Lawrence
songstress Gloria Lambert
talk show host Johnny Carson
dance team of Cole and Atkins
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
 Highlights:
Andy sings "Let Yourself Go" & "When I Fall In Love".
Steve Lawrence sings "I Concentrate On You" & "Without a Song".
Andy & Steve do a medley of "Love" songs with "Hooray For Love", "What is This Thing Called Love" and "At Long Last Love".
Johnny Carson does a take-off on "Things That Never Seem to Happen on TV".
Gloria Lambert singers "Lose That Long Face". [RF]

2.12 [25] The Chevy Showroom starring Andy Williams [Final show of the series]
22Sep1959 CBS Tue
producer, Perry Lafferty
director, Norman Jewison
writers, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Robert Scheerer, Buddy Arnold.
Host: Andy Williams
Guests:
singer Jane Morgan
ventriloquist Shari Lewis
singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer
and comedian Dave Barry.
with regulars
Dick Williams Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Jack Kane Orchestra
Highlights:
A Williams-Mercer duet in a medley of Mercer hits that easily span the alphabet beginning with "Atchison Topeka,
Santa Fe" and on.
Jane Morgan sings "By Myself" and "The Moon Was Yellow".
Shari and Andy perform "Old Macdonald".
The LP section boasts a "Silent" record, vintage old-movie days.

 ###### Andy Williams: Chevy Showroom #########
############## end of Season 1959 ###############
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