CTVA US Music Variety - "Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town" (CBS)(1951-52)

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The Faye Emerson Show (1950)
  CBS (13Mar50-9Jul50) (weekly)

NBC (22Apr50-30Aug50) "Fifteen With Faye" (15min) (weekly)

CBS (26Sep50-23Dec50)(15min) (3 times a week) (Tuesdays-Thursdays-Saturdays 7:45-8:00pm Eastern)
 

Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town (1951-52)
 CBS (Saturdays 9:00-9:30pm ET)
Produced by Gil Fates

US Music Variety Interview series 1951-52   42 episodes x 30min (16Jun51-12Apr52)

Hosted by Faye Emerson
and
Music: from her husband Skitch Henderson

Vocalists: The Don Large Chorus

The first of several shows hosted by one of the medium's earliest (and busiest) stars. Simultaneously with
her CBS talk show, she hosted another on NBC. In 1951, she hosted `Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town' on CBS,
spotlighting a different U.S. city each week, and in 1953, she and her husband, Skitch Henderson, costarred
in the nightly `Faye and Skitch.'

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CBS Saturdays 9:00-9:30pm (30min) (16Jun51-12Apr52)

[01] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Boston [Premiere]
16Jun1951 CBS Sat
with
Jeffrey Lynn
Ezra Stone
Le Roy Anderson
and Georgia Gibbs.

[02] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
23Jun1951 CBS Sat
with
Dave Garroway
Benny Goodman
Kay Armen

and Cornelia Otis Skinner.

[03] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
30Jun1951 CBS Sat
with
Joan McCracken
Phil Baker
Nancy Walker
and Pearl Bailey.

[04] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
07Jul1951 CBS Sat
with
Jane Darwell
Barry Bingham
Major Charles Farnsley

and Sleepy Marlow.

[05] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Minneapolis
14Jul1951 CBS Sat
with
Senator Hubert Humphrey
Richard Carlson
Cedric Adams
and Gil Lamb.

[06] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
21Jul1951 CBS Sat
with
Hazel Scott
Valerie Bettis
Wally Cox

and Vilhjalmur Stefanson.

[07] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
28Jul1951 CBS Sat
with
Frankie Yankovic
Art Tatum
Hal Glickman.


[08] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
04Aug1951 CBS Sat
with
Ella Raines
Mildred Bailey
Lanny Ross


[09] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
11Aug1951 CBS Sat
with
Jane Pickens
Lee Tracy


[10] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
18Aug1951 CBS Sat
with
Gladys Swarthout
Nancy Kelly
Sweeney and March.

[--] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
25Aug1951 CBS Sat
pre-empted for "Summer in the Country" with Dave Garroway, Cliff North and Burl Ives.


[11] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
01Sep1951 CBS Sat
with
Dizzy Dean
Sally Benson
W.C. Handy
Thelma Carpenter


[12] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
08Sep1951 CBS Sat
with
Buster Keaton
Lina Romay
Dane Clark
Edith Fellows
Lon McAllister

[13] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
15Sep1951 CBS Sat
with
Anne Shelton (British Singer)
Roland Young
Pat O'Malley
Liet. Col. Edward Heath


[14] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
22Sep1951 CBS Sat
with
Bill Eythe
Maxine Sullivan
Erroll Garner

and Jackie Heller.

[15] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
29Sep1951 CBS Sat
with
Mary McCarty
Ernest Truex
Fred and Susan Barry

[16] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
06Oct1951 CBS Sat
with
Lillian Gish
Gladys Swarthout
Eddie Mayehoff

and The Honeydreamers.

[17] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
13Oct1951 CBS Sat
with:
Garry Moore
Earl Wrightson
and the Ink Spots.


[18] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
20Oct1951 CBS Sat
with
Benay Ventura
Paul Hartman

[19] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: The Bronx
27Oct1951 CBS Sat
with
Abe Burrows
Mora Kaye
Alice Pearce
Donald Richards


[20] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
03Nov1951 CBS Sat
with
Joe Frisco
Joan Edwards
Andy Russell

[21] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
10Nov1951 CBS Sat
with
The Honeydreamers
Betty and Jane Kean


[22] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Paris, France
17Nov1951 CBS Sat
with
Jean Pierre Aumont
Jean Casadesus
Helene Francois

[23] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Detroit, Michigan
24Nov1951 CBS Sat
with
Margaret Whiting
Johnny Desmond
Mary Boland

[24] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: College Towns
01Dec1951 CBS Sat
with
UCLA, Southern Methodist, Smith College, Dartmouth.

[25] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
08Dec1951 CBS Sat
with
Mayor John D. Butler
Mary Sinclair (Actress)
Florence Chadwick (English Channel Swimmer)

[26] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Brooklyn, New York
15Dec1951 CBS Sat
with
Carol Bruce
Phil Foster


[27] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Christmas Play
22Dec1951 CBS Sat

[28] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: New Year's Town
29Dec1951 CBS Sat
with
Rosemary Clooney
Tommy Rawl
Nora Kaye
and Alice Pearce.

[29] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
05Jan1952 CBS Sat (East Coast) [Syracuse Herald]
12Jan1952 CBS Sat (West Coast) [Independent Long Beach]
Hosted by Skitch Henderson
Skitch traces the development of American music from the Pilgrim tunes, through mountain and Indian music to
New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz. [RF]
*Note: While Faye Emerson takes a week's vacation, husband Skitch Henderson takes over the duties as host of
her Wonderful Town show. [RF]

[30] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
12Jan1952 CBS Sat
with
Dorothy Kirsten

[31] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: COLUMBUS, OHIO
19Jan1952 CBS Sat (East Coast) [Syracuse Herald]
26Jan1952 CBS Sat (West Coast) [Independent Long Beach]
with
Earl Wilson (columnist)

[32] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: "Ski Town"
26Jan1952 CBS Sat
with
Jack Haskell
Connie Russell


[33] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Washington, D.C.
02Feb1952 CBS Sat
with
Senator Margaret Chase Smith
Drucie Snyder

[34] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: "Love Town"
09Feb1952 CBS Sat
Tribute to St. Valentine's Day.

[35] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: New Orleans, Louisianna
16Feb1952 CBS Sat
with
Wingy Malone

[--] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
23Feb1952 CBS Sat
pre-empted


[36] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Richmond, Virginia
01Mar1952 CBS Sat
with
Virginius Dabney

[37] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: St. Albans Hospital
08Mar1952 CBS Sat

[38] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Buffalo, New York
15Mar1952 CBS Sat

[39] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: "Mail Town"
22Mar1952 CBS Sat
with
Mel Torme
Portia Nelson
Kirkwood and Goodman

[40] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Mexico City
29Mar1952 CBS Sat
with
Carlos Ramirez

[41] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town
05Apr1952 CBS Sat
no detail

[42] Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town: Times Square, U.S.A. [Last show]
12Apr1952 CBS Sat
with:
Jack Haskell
Connie Russell

*Last show of the series, replaced with "All Around the Town with Mike and Buff".

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