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(60 min) Season 2 (NBC) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive, New York Times, Chicago Tribune

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NBC Sundays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern (60min) (weekly)

2.01 [12] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
20-Oct-1957 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Danny Thomas
Nanette Fabray
Tab Hunter

--Chicago Tribune (Sat.) - Dinah embarks upon an extensive schedule as an entertainer when she presents a series of
hour long musical-variety shows. Tonight'sguests include Tab Hunter, Nanette Fabray, and Danny Thomas. 8pm Central
(Sunday's paper had the same write-up as Saturday's.)
Chicago Tribune (Previews of Today's Network TV):
Danny Thomas jokes, Nanette Fabray sings, and guests Tab Hunter and Dean Jones duet with Dinah. Nanette and
Dinah get together in a sprightly number called "Low Fashion Show," a show stopper.

2.02 [13] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
27-Oct-1957 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Robert Cummings
Boris Karloff
Gale Storm

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - Dinah wants to throw a Halloween party for Boris Karloff, who's in demand
this time of year. She duets with Bob Cummings and Gale Storm. Karloff joins the Steiner brothers on
"Whistle a Happy Tune," and there's a big production number.

2.03 [14] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
03-Nov-1957 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Maureen O'Hara
Shirley MacLaine
Howard Keel
Robert Wagner

--Chicago Tribune (Sat.) - Guests: Shirley MacLaine,Maureen O'Hara, Howard Keel, and Robert Wagner.
(Note: Sunday's paper listed the same guests as above.)
--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - Style changes in clothes, songs, and automobiles [the sponsor's 1958
model, nach] provide tonight's theme. Howard Keel does some singing with Dinah, Maureen O'Hara tries her hand
at folk singing, and even Robert Wagner warmes up his pipes.

2.04 [15] The Chevy Show: Guest Host: Tony Martin
10-Nov-1957 NBC Sun
Guests:
Nat 'King' Cole
Red Buttons
Joan Davis
George Gobel
The Mary Kaye Trio
Maria Tallchief
The Wiere Brothers

--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - Dinah Shore has the week off - so Tony Martin plays host. Red Buttons
and Joan Davis share the comedy chores, and dancer Maria Tallchief does an interesting ballet with an
underwater motif. Nat (King) Cole croons and joins his wife Marie in one number.

[--] 17-Nov-1957 NBC Sun - Dinah Shore was a guest on General Motors' 50th Anniversary Show (NBC)
[Note: This special appears to have pre-empted Dinah's regular Chevy show.]

2.05 [16] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
24-Nov-1957 NBC Sun 9pm Eastern
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Keely Smith
Louis Prima
Edie Adams
Ernie Kovacs
George Montgomery
Sam Butera
The Witnesses

Chicago Tribune (Sun. Preview) - The show begins with a bounce as Dinah and chorus rock to "Hey, Babe."
Dinah joins Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Sam Butera, and The Witnesses in a song and dance number. Dinah, Edie
Adams, and Keely Smith do "Homework" and then their husbands, George Montgomery, Ernie Kovacs, and Louis
Prima join them in "It's Wonderful." There also is an Ed Murrow take-off.
Dinah, "Give Thanks to Thanksgiving" with George, Ernie, Edie, Keely and Louis around the Thanksgiving table getting
ready for the carved turkey. Then they join in for "Dry Bones".

2.06 [17] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
01-Dec-1957 NBC Sun 9pm Eastern
Hosted by ?
Guests:
Rossano Brazzi
Jimmy Durante
Jane Powell
The Mary Kaye Trio
Ted Reid
Pat Suzuki
The Steiner Brothers

--Chicago Tribune (Sat.) - Jimmy Durante, Jane Powell, and the Mary Kaye trio. (Note: Some of the guests in
Sunday's papers were different. I would think that Sunday's listings are more accurate.)
--Chicago Tribune (Sun.) - Guests: Jimmy Durante, Rossano Brazzi, , the Steiner Brothers, Pat Suzuki & the Mary Kaye trio.
--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - Jimmy Durante and Rossano Brazzi, Italian film star, compete as lovers.
Brazzi is at his best singing Italian folk songs with Dinah. Pat Suzuki and the dancing Steiner Brothers fill out the bill.

2.07 [18] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
08-Dec-1957 NBC Sun 9:00-10:00pm
Written by Hal Kanter
Hosted by ?
Guests:
Nanette Fabray
Shirley MacLaine
Dan Rowan & Dick Martin
Bob Crosby

--New York Times (Sun.) - Nanette Fabray in comedy and variety show, with Bob Crosby, Shirley MacLanie, others.
--Chicago Tribune (Sun.) - Variety Show - With Nanette Fabray and guests: Shirley MacLaine, Bob Crosby, and
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - Chevy Show - Emphasis is on comedy rather than music tonight,
thanks to the imaginative scripting of Hal Kanter. Nanette Fabray and Bob Crosby click with "Man and Woman,"
and Nan and Shirley MacLaine share an amusing night club bit.

2.08 [--] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
15-Dec-1957 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Carol Channing
Hugh O'Brian
Tommy Sands
Lisa Kirk
The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

--Chicago Tribune (Sat.) - Guests: Lisa Kirk, Hugh O'Brian, Carol Channing.
(Sunday's Tribune listed the same guests.)
--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - Some good song numbers. Dinah does "Blues in the Night," Lisa Kirk
recalls "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo," and, together, they belt out "Fascinating Rhythms." For laughs Carol Channing leads
a community sing of "Jingle Bells."

2.09 [20] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show  (Christmas Show)
22-Dec-1957 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Roy Rogers
Esther Williams
John Raitt
Dizzy Dean
Sons of the Pioneers

--Chicago Tribune (Sat.) - Guests: Roy Rogers, Esther Williams, Dizzy Dean, John Raitt, and the Sons of
Pioneers. (Note: The same guests were listed in Sunday's paper.)
--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - The opener has ice skaters cavorting at Burbank, California, to "Winter
Wonderland." It's a precarious feat. Dizzy Dean reads a Christmas legend for kids, and then joins Dinah,
Esther Williams, and John Raitt in "White Christmas." Esther hunts all over for an unfrozen swimming pool,
and Roy Rogers heads for the cow country, singing "Christmas on the Plains."

2.10 [21] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
29-Dec-1957 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford
hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Fred MacMurray
Ann Miller
The Michigan State Glee Club

The Dixie Small Fry (Jeff Woodruff, Bill Baldwin, Frank Straight)
Bob Crosby
Edward L. Richmond
Jack Costanzo

Highlights:
Ann Miller taps & sings to "I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die" in a duet with Jack Costanzo on bongos The Michigan State Glee Club
sing with Dinah on "Dixie". Ann Miller and the Glee Club perform "Deep In the Heart of Texas".
Fred and the Glee Club do "The Whifferproof Song". Dinah and Ann duet with "Muskrat Ramble".
Fred MacMurray plays saxophone as he sits in with the Dixie Small Fry on "Rampart Street Parade".
Ann, Dinah and Fred perform, "Baby, It's Cold Outside".

--Chicago Tribune (Sat.) Guests: The Dixie Small Fry, a Dixieland jazz group, Ann Miller, Fred MacMurray,
and Ted Reid. (Note: Sunday's paper listed the same guests.)
--Chicago Tribune ad (Sun.): guests Ann Miller; Bill Hollingsworth and his Dixie Small Fry; Michigan State
University Men's Glee Club; Tim Reid; and special guest Fred MacMurray.
--Chicago Tribune (Sun. Previews) - There is a lot of singing tonight. Dinah, Ann Miller, and Fred MacMurray
do "Baby, It's Cold Outside," then each takes a solo with the Michigan State Glee Club.
three-way take on Frank Loesser's "Baby, It's Cold Outside" from the December 29, 1957 episode of the Dinah Shore Chevy Show.
Here, Fred takes the role of the "Lamb" whereas Dinah and Ann share "Wolf" duties. This song was originally a huge hit,
in duet form, for Dinah Shore and Buddy Clark and their 1949 Columbia recording is still heard today, especially this
time of year.

2.11 [22] The Chevy Show: Guest Host: Tom Ewell
prod. no. 58-49
05-Jan-1958 NBC Sun
Producer & directed by Alan Handley
guests:
Shirley MacLaine
John Raitt
Thelma Ritter
Anna Maria Alberghetti

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday Previews section):
It's Dinah's night off, so actor Tom Ewell hosts and comments on "sounds" in New York. Your previewer's
favorite routine features the original "sloppy" lyrics to hit tunes by Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart, and
Cole Porter. Shirley MacLaine dances, John Raitt and Anna Maria sing and Thelma Ritter does her showstopper, "Flings,"
from the Broadway musical, "New Girl in Town."

(03Jan1958 (ABC) - Dinah guests on The Frank Sinatra Show.)

2.12 [23] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
12-Jan-1958 NBC Sun 9:00pm [color]
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Julie Andrews
Art Carney
Chita Rivera
Ted Reid
(Comedian)
The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra
Highlights:
Dinah and the cast sing, "Take Me Back to Manhattan" Chita sings, "A Woman Would Be a Woman"
Dinah and Art duet on, "Thirteen Men" and "Back In the Old Routine".
Dinah, Art and Julie sing, "Life Upon the Wicked Stage"
Julie sings, "I Could Have Danced All Night" from My Fair Lady.
Dinah, Art, Julie and Chita sing, "Blue Moon".
Dinah & Julie sing, "Whispering Hope".
Dinah, Chita & Julie sing, "I've Got the World on A String".
Chita sings, "We're in the Money"
Julie sings, "Three Little Maids"
Dinah sings, "St. Louis Blues".
Ted performs Bobo the Columnist routine.
Trivia Chita was starring in "West Side Story" and Julie was ending her run in "My Fair Lady".
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I8Ovl1RBz8
--Chicago Tribune (Saturday 11Jan1958)
Chevy Show with Dinah Shore. Guests: Art Carney, Julie Andrews, Chita Rivera (spelled "Riviera")
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday Previews section):
Dinah's in New York tonight with Broadway stars Julie Andrews ("My Fair Lady"); Art Carney ("The Robe Dancers")
and Chita Rivera ("West Side Story") on the guest list. Julie does her show stopper, "I Could Have Danced All Night."

2.13 [24] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
19-Jan-1958 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Robert Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Ethel Merman
Cyril Ritchard
Andy Griffith

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday Previews section):
Dinah has some bright guests tonight - Ethel Merman, Andy Griffith, and Cyril Ritchard. An amusing routine
features Ritchard, the suave Englishman, and Griffith, the country boy, as a pair of swains, trying to win
Dinah's hand. Also recommended is Ritchard's explanation of American love songs. They confuse him.

2.14 [25] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
26Jan1958 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Frank Sinatra
Peter Lawford
The Steiner Brothers
(three dancers)
Highlights:
Dinah sings, "That Great Come and Get It Day" Ted Reid does a comic routine.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday Previews section):
A swinging opening as Frank Sinatra, Dinah, and Peter Lawford snap to "Memphis Blues." Dinah and Frank
repeat their smash routine of singing tunes remembered from their radio days.
--Chicago Tribune (Saturday 1/25/1958):
Frank Sinatra is special guest for his first appearance with Dinah since he helped her kick off her
regular hour-long variety show last October.

2.15 [26] The Chevy Show: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO
02-Feb-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by:
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans with Trigger and Trigger, Jr.,
Sons of the Pioneers,

Special Guest:
George "Gabby" Hayes.
--New York Times ad:
The Chevy Show presents World Championship Rodeo from Fort Worth, Texas,
An old-fashioned calf-roping, bronc-riding, steer-wrestling, Western get-together set to music.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday Previews section):
Rogers' Musical Rodeo. Most of tonight's show is taken up with a rodeo and you'll see bareback riding, calf riding,
bronc busting, and other events. Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Gabby Hayes, and the Sons of the Pioneers play host and get
in a song or two apiece. Whole show comes from Fort Worth, Texas.
--Additional info from Sunday TV listings:
Highlights include the Denver Westernaires and Roy's performing Liberty horses.

2.16 [27] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
9 February 1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Steve Allen
Ann Blyth
Rory Calhoun
Marge & Gower Champion

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Dinah and Steve Allen start a tune on Allen's show and finish it here if they don't stumble in the corridor.
Another Shore repeat has Dinah and Marge Champion with their "Honey Sisters" act, a charming routine.
Rory Calhoun rolls to "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and teams with Gower Champion in "I've Turned It Down."
The Champions dance is six inches of water (well - they hope to) and Anne Blyth sings some Helen Morgan tear-jerkers.
Good show - and watch out for that water dance, if they have the nerve to go thru with it.
--Chicago Tribune (Saturday TV supplement):
Guests: Marge and Gower Champion, Rory Calhoun, Steve Allen and Ann Blyth.

2.17 [28] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
16-Feb-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by ?
Guests:
Nanette Fabray
Mel Tormé
Ed Wynn
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Guest Ed Wynn tells about his inventions. Ballet dancers Eugene Slavin and Gertrude Tiven spin thru "Impala" and a
pas de deux. Mel Torme and Nanette Fabray join in the singing and Nanette and Dinah poke fun at reducing salons.
The windup has Ed Wynn reminiscing about the days with Ziegfeld.
--Chicago Tribune (15Feb1958 Saturday TV section):
Guests: Ed Wynn, Nanette Fabray, and Mel Torme.

2.18 [29] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
23-Feb-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Bette Davis
Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gormé
Alan King
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
A talented group of guests include Bette Davis, Alan King, and two newlywed vocalists, Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence.
Bette joins Dinah in a sketch making fun of the Actors Studio and the "method." There's a fashion show featuring the
creations of top designers. Dinah and several others intend to pull a "Peter Pan" and fly across the stage for the finale.

[--] 02-Mar-1958 NBC Sun "The Bob Hope Show" (Chevy Show pre-empted, 9-10pm Sunday)
--New York Times TV listings:
Bob Hope with Anita Ekberg, Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, guests. Songs and comedy.
--New York Times ad:
The Bob Hope Show
starring Bob, Anita Ekberg and special guests Natalie Wod and Bob Wagner (in the first TV appearance since their
recent marriage) and Les Brown and his band of renown. Sponsored by Johnson Motors.
(Note: Considering the sponsor, it's probably safe to say that this was NOT an episode of The Chevy Show!!)


2.19 [30] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
09-Mar-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Carol Burnett
Robert Cummings
Shirley MacLaine

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Surrounded by drums, Dinah opens with an imaginative version of "Begin the Beguine" in this nicely balanced bill.
Pat Boone sings one of his hits, and appears in a duet with Dinah. Shirley MacLaine returns for a dance bit in Persian,
Texas, and modern hipster styles. Comic Carol Burnett does a monolog.
--Chicago Tribune (Saturday TV supplement):
Bob Cummings also mentioned as a guest.

2.20 [31] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
16-Mar-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Jimmie Rodgers
Janis Paige
Beatrice Lillie
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Highlight is a group of songs from "South Pacific" by Bea Lillie, Janis Paige, and Dinah.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Guests: Beatrice Lillie, Janis Paige, Jimmie Rodgers.

2.21 [32] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
23-Mar-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Betty Hutton
Peter Lawford
Tony Martin

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Bouncing Betty Hutton and Dinah sing some old hits to the tune of 12 costume changes. Tony Martin and Peter Lawford
join in the evening's fun. Dinah and Betty do a duet, "Songs Through the Years - 1860-1958". Peter Lawford joins in
for "There'll Be Some Changes Made". Dinah sings "Music, Maestro, Please".

2.22 [33] The Chevy Show: Guest Host: Ethel Merman
30-Mar-1958 NBC Sun
directed by Joe Cates
Music Paul Weston
guests
Andy Williams
Jack Paar
Polly Bergen
Al Kelly
Hugh Downs
Genevieve

Synopsis:
Ethel Merman is hostess for an hour of music and comedy. Guest stars are Polly Bergen, Jack Paar and Andy Williams;
and there are special appearances by Genevieve, chanteuse; Al Kelly, double-talk comedian; and announcer Hugh Downs.
In flashbacks, Merman shows how she rounded up tonight's stars. Back in the studio Polly and Ethel exchange songs on
the theme of what singer's life story Polly should undertake next.
Highlights:
You make me feel so young--stars; The party's over--Merman, Bergen; year's hit love songs--Williams;
Dragnet in Paris--Paar, Genevieve; Talk to him--Bergen; Are you sincere?--Williams; parody--Tombstone follies--Paar;
I like a happy ending--stars.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Tonight, with Ethel Merman standing in for Dinah, the watchword is exuberance. Ethel is a song belter from way back.
Polly Bergen does a medley of Merman hits, and guests Al Kelly, Jack Paar, and Andy Williams help out.
A boisterous and lively hour.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV Highlights):
Miss Merman stars on her own hour long variety show and presents her own renditions from her great Broadway successes
including "Anything Goes," "Annie Get Your Gun," "Call Me Madam," and others. Her guests are Jack Paar, Andy Williams,
and Polly Bergen.

2.23 [34] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
06-Apr-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Ray Bolger
Jan Clayton
The McGuire Sisters
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Dinah, Ray Bolger, the McGuire Sisters, and Jan Clayton take to the air on wires, and tour an Easter fantasy land.

2.24 [35] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
13-Apr-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Eve Arden
Eddie Bracken
The Mary Kaye Trio

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Guests: Eve Arden, Eddie Bracken, and the Mary Kaye trio.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Dinah duets with Mary Kaye. There's a satire on cosmeticians and their valuable oils, from Eve Arden and Dinah,
and a salute to baseball week from Eddie Bracken.

2.25 [36] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
20-Apr-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Van Johnson
Anna Maria Alberghetti
José Greco

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Good show. Dinah repeats her popular version of "76 Trombones" and gives the pitch for the evening.
Dancer Jose Greco, Van Johnson, and Anna Maria Alberghetti are guests.
Jose Greco and company present "The Four Horsemen". Dinah sings "I Remember April".
Dinah and Anna Maria duet on "La Paloma". Van and Dinah duet a song number with special lyrics.
Jose Greco is joined in a dance number by seven-year-old Michael Davis. Regular Ted Reid also appears.

2.26 [37] The Chevy Show: Guest Host: Betty Hutton
27-Apr-1958 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Robert Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser
Guests:
Louis Prima
Keely Smith
George Sanders
Miyoshi Umeki
Sam Butera and the Witnesses

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Betty Hutton bounces in for Dinah tonight, and Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Miyoshi Umeki, and George Sanders
help her along in colored costumes before some fancy sets.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Variety Show with Betty Hutton, Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Miyoshi Umeki, George Sanders, and Sam Butera and the Witnesses.

2.27 [38] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
04-May-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Shirley Temple
Sally Forrest
John Raitt
Kay Thompson

--Chicago Tribune article: Dinah Hosts
Dinah Shore will have Shirley Temple, Sally Forrest, John Raitt, and Kay Thompson as her guests.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
A good musical show. Shirley Temple sings "Flim, Flam, Floo," and joins Dinah, Kay Thompson and John Raitt in a toyroom
Fantasy. Shirley's a princess doll, Dinah's a Raggedy Ann, Raitt's a tin soldier, and Kay Thompson's a jill-in-the-box.

2.28 [39] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
11-May-1958 NBC Sun
Hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Nanette Fabray
Eddie Foy Jr.
Julius LaRosa
Gisele MacKenzie
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
A cute finale tonight as Dinah gives Nanette Fabray a baby shower. Other guests are Gisele MacKenzie, JuliusLa Rosa,
and Eddie Foy Jr. Lots of singing by all concerned.
--Chicago Tribune (Saturday TV supplement):
Guests: Julius La Rosa, Nanette Fabay, and Gisele MacKenzie.

2.29 [40] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
18-May-1958 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Johnny Bradford, Robert Wells, Arnold Peyser, Ray Brenner
hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Ginger Rogers
Mike Nichols
Elaine May
Ida Lupino
Howard Duff
The Skylarks

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Guest Ginger Rogers does a neat bit of dancing to "Fango Tango," and joins Dinah in a number they are sure no one else
has done. Howard Duff and Ida Lupino have a nightmare sequence on a familiar theme, some of which is very funny, showing
all the things that can go wrong on a TV show. A comedy routine by Mike Nichols and Elaine May. And some songs by
Dinah fill out the show.

2.30 [41] The Chevy Show: Guest Host: Shirley MacLaine
25-May-1958 NBC Sun
Guests:
Andy Williams
Gogi Grant
Walter Pidgeon
Mickey Shaughnessy

--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Shirley MacLaine is back and does a Kabuki theater bit, getting mixed up in a number of parts she's supposed to play.
She also does a little singing with Walter Pidgeon and a rock-n-roll number with Mickey Shaughnessy.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Guests: Gogi Grant, Shirley MacLaine, Walter Pidgeon, Andy Williams, and Mickey Shaughnessy.
--New York Times (Sunday TV listings):
Shirley MacLaine with Walter Pidgeon, Gogi Grant, Andy Williams, Mickey Shaughnessy, actor, in variety show.
Note: I checked both newspapers but couldn't find any mention of the 25May1958 program being a Chevy Show or
a special with another sponsor.

2.31 [42] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
01-Jun-1958 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Robert Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser, Ray Brenner
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Red Buttons
Cyril Ritchard
Mahalia Jackson
Sally Forrest

Highlights:
Dinah sings, "I'm Sitting on Top of the World". Dinah & Mahalia sing, "Down By the Riverside".
*Note this was Mahalia's TV debut.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Guests: Red Buttons, Cyril Ritchard, Mahalia Jackson, and Sally Forrest.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
A little bit of everything and an enjoyable show. Mahalia Jackson begins with a spiritual. Sally Forrest dances a ballet
sequence. Red Buttons plays a country bumpkin. Sophisticated Cyril Ritchard does an "opposite" in a country sketch.

2.32 [43] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
08-Jun-1958 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Banner
written by Bob Wells, Johnny Bradford, Arnold Peyser, Ray Brenner
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Miyoshi Umeki
Steve Lawrence
Shirley MacLaine
George Montgomery

Highlights:
Dinah sings, "Hey, Babe"
Steve Lawrence sings, "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street"
Miyoshi Umeki & Dinah sing, "Inchworm".
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Guests: Miyoshi Umeki, Shirley MacLaine, George Montgomery, and Steve Lawrence.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday "Previews" section):
Unusual visual background effects highlight Dinah's opener, "I'm sitting on Top of the World."
Miyoshi Umeki sings and shows Dinah and hubbie George Montgomery how Japanese wives treat their husbands.
There's a marionette number as Dinah and Shirley MacLaine do "Look At Me," and Dinah teams up with
Steve Lawrence on "When My Sugar Walks Down The Street."

2.33 [44] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show:
15-Jun-1958 NBC Sun
hosted by Dinah Shore
Guests:
Art Carney
Marge & Gower Champion

Musical Highlights:
Dinah sings "All Alone" and "Tomorrow".
Dinah, Marge and Gower and Art team up for "Hey, Babe".
At the close Dinah introduces Janet Blair, Edie Adams and John Raitt who will take over for her during the summer.
--Chicago Tribune (Sunday TV listings):
Guests: Marge and Gower Champion and Art Carney.
--New York Times (Sunday TV listings):
Art Carney, Marge and Gower Champion, guests.

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"The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show" (22Jun58- 28Sep58) (15 weekly shows)
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Summer Show Production / a Henry Jaffe Enterprises production in association with NBC
producer-director, Bob Henry
Summer Replacement for "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show"
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams

2.34 [45] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #1
22-Jun-1958 NBC Sun
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Dan Rowan & Dick Martin
Dorothy Kirsten (opera star, soprano)
Musical Highlights:
Edie Adams sings "Namely You".
John Raitt sings "If I Loved You".
Janet Blair sings "Honeybun".
Edie with guests Dan Rowan and Dick Martin do a USO Comedy Sketch about a recreation hall at an isolated radar outpost.
John Raitt sings "Song of the Open Road".
Janet Blair sings "Please, Mr. Brown".
Dorothy Kirsten and John Raitt duet with "Carolina in the Morning".
All join in for "Songs They Don't Write Anymore".

2.35 [46] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #2
29-Jun-1958 NBC Sun
a Henry Jaffe Enterprises production in association with NBC ;
producer-director, Bob Henry
writers, Ed Simmons, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth.
Music, Harry Zimmerman
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Stan Freberg
Dean Jones
Dorothy Kirsten (opera star, soprano)
Synopsis:
A musical sketch with the entire cast is a guessing game called Little-known verses of well-known songs.
Songs:
"Dry Bones" (All)
"Mad About the Boy" (Adams, Blair, Kirsten, Freberg) Takeoff on show openings (Adams, Blair, Raitt)
"I Like You Just the Way You Are" (Blair, Orville)

2.36 [47] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #3
06-Jul-1958 NBC Sun
a Henry Jaffe Enterprises production in association with NBC
producer-director, Bob Henry
writers, Ed Simmons, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth
Music, Harry Zimmerman
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Shelley Berman
Eddie Foy Jr.
Dorothy Kirsten (opera star, soprano)
Highlights:
Comedy sketches include a dressing room sequence featuring Edie Adams and Janet Blair and an apartment house
pantomime with Eddie Foy, Jr.
Dorothy Kirsten’s solo is the aria One fine day from Puccini’s Madame Butterfly.

2.37 [48] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #4
13-Jul-1958 NBC Sun
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Stan Freberg with Orville the Puppet
Dorothy Kirsten (opera star, soprano)
Highlights:
Janet Blair sings "Anything Goes".
Dorothy Kirsten sings "I Could Write a Book".
John Raitt performs "The Way You Look Tonight".
Stan Freberg, Orville the Puppet and Edie Adams come through with "I've Got the Sun in the Morning".
Janet, Edie and Stan perform "Civilization".

2.38 [49] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #5
20-Jul-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production / a Henry Jaffe Enterprises production in association with NBC
producer-director, Bob Henry
writers, Ed Simmons, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth
Music, Harry Zimmerman
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Eddie Foy Jr.
Mickey Shaughnessy
Highlights:
"Pass that Peace Pipe" (All)
"Left Right Out of Your Heart" and "Don’t Cry" (Edie Adams)
Vaudeville routine (Eddie Foy Jr., John Raitt)
"Get Me to the Church on Time" (Eddie Foy Jr., Mickey Shaughnessy)
"You'll Never Walk Alone" (John Raitt)
"Sand Dance" (All).
-- Salina Journal Kansas (July 20, 1958)
John Raitt sings "Figaro".
Janet Blair dances to "Choreography".
Rowan and Martin ham it up "Watching the Late Nite Show".
A big New Orleans number with "Basin Street Blues".
Janet and John duet on "I'm Beginning to See the Light".

2.39 [50] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #6
27-Jul-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Mickey Shaughnessy
Stan Freberg

2.40 [51] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #7
03-Aug-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars : Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Dan Rowan & Dick Martin

2.41 [52] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #8
10-Aug-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
producer-director, Bob Henry
writers, Ed Simmons, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth
Music, Harry Zimmerman
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Stan Freberg
Dorothy Kirsten (opera star, soprano)
Highlights:
All join in for "Yes Indeed".
Janet Blair sings "Feudin', Fussin' and Fightin'", "Too Darn Hot" and "Gone With the Wind".
John Raitt sings "Song of the Vagabonds" and "High Noon".
Edie Adams performs "South Rampart St. Parade", "To Keep My Love Alive" and "Tender Trap".
Opera star Dorothy Kirsten performs "Love Walked In", "It's Nice to Be Traveling" and "Song From Moulin Rouge".

2.42 [53] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #9
17-Aug-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Carol Burnett
Eddie Foy

2.43 [54] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #10
24-Aug-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Dan Rowan & Dick Martin
Musical Highlights:
Janet sings "Carioca" & "Hernando's Hideaway".
John sings "The Breeze and I".
John and Edie duet on "I Said My Pajamas".
All join in for "Sound Off".
Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

2.44 [55] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #11
31-Aug-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Dorothy Kirsten (opera star, soprano)
Stan Freberg
Musical Highlights:
All join in for "Tain't What You Do".
Edie Adams sings "Go West, Young Man" and "Nearness of You".
John Raitt sings "Maria" and "Hey There".
Janet Blair sings "Cow Cow Boogie", "Gentleman is a Dope" and "Sunday Kind of Love".
Comedian Ted Reid a regular on last season's "Dinah Shore Show" who has also appeared with Jack Paar
has resumed the use of his real first name Elliot.

2.45 [56] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #12
07-Sep-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Carol Burnett
Mickey Shaughnessy.

2.46 [57] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #13
14-Sep-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (comedy team)

2.47 [58] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #14
21-Sep-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Carol Burnett (comedienne)
Eddie Foy (comedian)

2.48 [59] The Blair and Raitt Chevy Show: #15
28-Sep-1958 NBC Sun
Summer Show Production
Hosts/Regulars: Janet Blair, John Raitt and Edie Adams
Guests:
Dorothy Kirsten (soprano)
Stan Freberg (comedian)

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