CTVA US Music Variety - "The Dave King Show" (NBC)(Summer 1959)

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Kraft Music Hall: The Milton Berle Show (season 9) (NBC) (1958-59)
The Dave King Show (Summer 1959)
Sponsors  Kraft
   Also known as "Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Dave King Show".
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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Writers Guild of America (wga)


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THE DAVE KING SHOW
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NBC

US Music Variety series Summer 1959 19 episodes x 30 min

Host Dave King

regulars
Sid Greene & Dick Hills (British comedy writers)
Bill Foster Dancers (Dorothy Bracken, Mary Doerr, Meri Miller, Sandi Bonner, Marie Kolin and Trudy Carole.)
Jerry Packer Singers
Vic Schoen Orchestra


Dave King (23 June 1929 15 April 2002) was an English comedian, actor, and singer.

Show's theme song "Anything Goes".

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NBC Wednesdays 9 to 9:30pm (20May59 to 23Sept59)
Summer replacement series for "The Milton Berle Show".

[01] The Dave King Show [Premiere]
20May1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Janis Paige

[02] The Dave King Show
27May1959 NBC Wed
Guest
June Havoc

[03] The Dave King Show
03Jun1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Sally Ann Howes

[04] The Dave King Show
10Jun1959
Guest
Zsa Zsa Gabor

[05] The Dave King Show
17Jun1959 NBC Wed
Guest
English performer Vicki Stuart
Note: Vicki Stuart makes her American TV debut.

[06] The Dave King Show
24Jun1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Celeste Holm

[07] The Dave King Show
01Jul1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Maureen Cannon

[08] The Dave King Show
08Jul1959 NBC Wed
No guests Dave turns the spotlight over to his regular choral group, the Jerry Packer singers.
Highlights:
One of his popular bits in England has long been his take-off of Captain Bligh, the beast of the Bounty.
He'll introduce this bit to the American audiences tonight, in a lengthy skit on an elaborate ship set, with a large supporting cast.
Dave sings "Night and Day".

[09] The Dave King Show
15Jul1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Peggy King
Highlights:
A skit about twins, with Dave as a salesman confused by two identical blonde beauties (Janet and Joanne Lally).
Peggy King sings "Come Rain or Come Shine".
Dave and Peggy duet.

[10] The Dave King Show
22Jul1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Anita Darien
Highlights:
Dave opens with "Christopher Columbus".
Anita Darien sings "Summertime".
Anita and Dave duet on "18th Century Drawing Room".

[11] The Dave King Show
29Jul1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Scottish singer Glen Mason
Highlights:
Glen Mason sings "Judy" and "Try Again".
Dave and Glen perform the closing number "Did Ya Ever".
*Glen Mason makes his American debut.

[12] The Dave King Show
05Aug1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Carol Lawrence

[13] The Dave King Show
12Aug1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
Sandy Stewart sings "Bye Bye Blackbird".
Dave and Sandy duet to "Tallahassee".
Dave emulates a father who sees his newborn baby for the first time/
Dave sings and dances with the girls to "I Suddenly".
Vic Schoen does a bright arrangement of "Anything Goes".
The cast closes with "Anything Goes".

[14] The Dave King Show
19Aug1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Joyce Hahn
Highlights:
Dave performs "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby".
Miss Hahn sings "I Enjoy Being a Girl".
Dave and Joyce duet to "Canadian Sunset".
Comical shenanigans take place in an elegant department store when Dave enters as a customer after which the cast concludes with "Anything Goes".

[15] The Dave King Show
26Aug1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Bet E. Martin
Highlights:
Dave and the Bill Foster Dancers cavort to "Just One of Those Things".
Bet sings and duets with Dave on "Take a Letter, Miss Smith".

[16] The Dave King Show
02Sep1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Vicki Stuart return visit
Highlights:
Dave sings "You Can't Love 'Em All".
Vicki sings "Bella Musica".
Dave does a pantomime sketch of "Father Sees Baby".
Dave and Vicki duet with "Relaxavous".
All join in for "In Berkeley Square".

[17] The Dave King Show
09Sep1959 NBC Wed
Guests
Johnny Mercer
Highlights:
Dave and Johnny duet on "Lazy Bones" and "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening".

[18] The Dave King Show
16Sep1959 NBC Wed
Guest
Gloria DeHaven
Highlights:
Dave and Gloria in a sketch involving a household problem, how to open a bottle of catsup.

[19] The Dave King Show [Final show of the series]
23Sep1959 NBC Wed
For the last show, the Jerry Packer singers, Bill Foster dancers and Nick Vanoff take part in Dave's farewell.
Highlights:
Dave sings "Sunday, Monday or Always" for the opener.
"Song and Dance Man" with dancer Bill Foster.
Finale with "After You've Gone".

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