CTVA US Music Variety - "The Kate Smith Hour" (NBC Daytime 1950-54)

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The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime) (1950-54)
The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Primetime)(1951-52)

The Kate Smith Show (CBS Primetime)(Early 1960)

The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime)(1950-54)
 Originally Titled "The Kate Smith Show" (1950)
Title changed to "The Kate Smith Hour" on 01-Jan-1951
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox [Updated June 2020]
references:
 TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)
New York Times, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Syracuse Post Standard
Philadelphia Inquirer, Detroit Free Press, St. Louis Post-Distpatch, Boston Globe,
Atlanta Constitution

The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime)(season 1)(1950-51)
The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime)(season 2)(1951-52)

The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime)(season 3)(1952-53)

The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime)(season 4)(1953-54)

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THE KATE SMITH HOUR (Daytime 1950-54)
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NBC (Originates in New York)
Producer Ted Collins

Hostess Kate Smith

US Daytime Music Variety Program 1950-54 (25-Sep-1950 to 18-Jun-1954)
Monday to Friday 4:00-5:00pm

An afternoon program of Music, Songs and Comedy.
Featured Segments included:
"America Sings" (Kate Smith & her guests performed musical numbers)
"The Cracker Barrel" (with Guest Interviews)
"Ethel and Albert" (with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce, also Paul Lynde)
"The World of Mr. Sweeney" (with Charlie Ruggles & Glenn Walker
"House in the Garden" (Vignettes about Small Town Life - a continuation of "Fairmeadows USA")
"The Story Princess" (Arlene Dalton narrates stories for children)
"Talent Show Case"

Announcer: Andre Baruch (Daytime)(1950-54)

Regulars: (Daytime)(1950-54)
Peggy Ryan, Jeff Clark, Nelson Ray, Ray MacDonald, Fran Barber, Billy Mills, Robert Maxwell,
Diane Carol, Ruth Matheson, Barry wood, Dorothy Day, Lauren Gilbert, Arlene Dalton ("The Story Princess"),
The McGuire Sisters, The Jack Allison Singers, The Johnny Butler Dancers,
The Jack Miller Orchestra


Producer Ted Collins did the interviews while Kate Smith handled the entertainment section of the program.



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