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

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The Kate Smith Hour (NBC Daytime) (1950-54) Evening Hour (NBC)(1951-52)  -  The Kate Smith Show (CBS)(Early 1960)

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

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide, New York Times, Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Writers Guild of America (wga)

NBC / Produced by Ted Collins & Barry Wood (Primetime)(1951-52)
 Producer & Host: Ted Collins (Primetime)(1951-52)

A Prime-time version of the daytime show.  Sponsored by "Bab-O" Sink Cleanser

Hostess-Singer Kate Smith

Regulars: (Primetime)(1951-52)
Ted Collins, Susan Douglas, Paul Lukas, Ann Thomas, Ethel and Albert
The Jack Allison Singers, The Johnny Butler Dancers, The Stuart Morgan Dancers,

The Jack Miller Orchestra (Primetime)(1951-52)
The Harry Sosnick Orchestra (Primetime)(1951-52)
Announcer: Bob Warren (Primetime)(1951-52)

regular feature:
"Ethel and Albert" written by Peg Lynch and starring Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce

"Ethel And Albert" (TV Comedy series)(1952-56)

Video - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3466865399315738407#

######## The Kate Smith Evening Hour #########
############ Season 1 1951-1952 ##############
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NBC Wednesdays 8:00-9:00pm ET (19Sep51-11Jun52)

[01] Kate Smith Evening Hour  [Premiere]
19Sep1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Paul Lukas
William Bendix
Kay Thompson
Williams Brothers
Stuart Morgan Dancers

[02] Kate Smith Evening Hour
26Sep1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Ed Wynn
Miriam Hopkins
Evelyn Tyner
John Butler Ballet Group
Jack Allison Choral Group

[03] Kate Smith Evening Hour
03Oct1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Sylvia Sidney
Sidney Blackmer
Olson and Johnson


[04] Kate Smith Evening Hour
10Oct1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Lew Ayres
Madge Evans
Jack Pearl
John Harvey
John Butler Ballet Group


[05] Kate Smith Evening Hour
17Oct1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Diana Lynn
Borah Minnevitch
Arthur Treacher
Jack Carter
William Gaxton

[06] Kate Smith Evening Hour
24Oct1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Jackie Gleason
Art Carney
Hal March
Frankie Yankovic
Kay Thompson
Herbert Marshall
The Williams Brothers
The Jack Allison Singers
The Johnny Butler Dancers

[07] Kate Smith Evening Hour
31Oct1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Josephine Baker
William Bendix
Joe Howard
Ethel and Albert

[08] Kate Smith Evening Hour
07Nov1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Ben Blue
Ethel and Albert
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

[09] Kate Smith Evening Hour
14Nov1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Dolores Del Rio
Victor Borge
Joe Howard

[10] Kate Smith Evening Hour
21Nov1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Ann Sheridan
Andre Eglevsky
Maria Tallchief
Melissa Hayden
Myron Cohen
Ethel and Albert


[11] Kate Smith Evening Hour
28Nov1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Rex Harrison
Lilli Palmer
Will Mahoney
Ethel and Albert
Bouliano Ivanko Quartet


[12] Kate Smith Evening Hour
05Dec1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Ezio Pinza
Milton Berle
Ethel and Albert


[13] Kate Smith Evening Hour
12Dec1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Charles Laughton
Kay Thompson
Les Mains D'Yves Joly
Ethel and Albert
Williams Brothers

[14] Kate Smith Evening Hour
19Dec1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Myron Cohen
De Marco Sisters

and the play "The Small One".

[15] Kate Smith Evening Hour
26Dec1951 NBC Wed
Guests
Edmond O'Brien
Olga San Juan


[16] Kate Smith Evening Hour
02Jan1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Gloria Swanson
Teresa Wright
John Hodiak

[17] Kate Smith Evening Hour
09Jan1952 NBC Wed
Guests
LOOK awards

[18] Kate Smith Evening Hour
16Jan1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Xavier Cugat
Abbe Lane
Dan Duryea
Herb Shriner

[19] Kate Smith Evening Hour
23Jan1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Dick Powell
Jan Murray
Ethel and Albert
Four Step Brothers

[20] Kate Smith Evening Hour
30Jan1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Fred Allen
Andre Eglevsky
Marie Tallchief
Melissa Hayden
Ethel and Albert
Zola Mae
Peggy Jane Shaulis

[21] Kate Smith Evening Hour
06Feb1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Eddie Foy Jr.
James Barton

[22] Kate Smith Evening Hour
13Feb1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Akim Tamiroff
Jan Murray
Ethel and Albert
Johnny Conrad and the Girls

[23] Kate Smith Evening Hour
20Feb1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Broderick Crawford
Dunninger
Ethel and Albert


[24] Kate Smith Evening Hour
27Feb1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Richard Greene
Jan Murray
Ethel and Albert
The Four Aces

[25] Kate Smith Evening Hour
05Mar1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Ethel and Albert
The Szonys
Francois and Giselle

[26] Kate Smith Evening Hour
12Mar1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Capt. Burnham C. McCaffrey
Henny Youngman
De Marco Sisters
From the U.S.S. Wasp aircraft carrier.

[27] Kate Smith Evening Hour
19Mar1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Richard Carlson
Eddie Foy Jr.
Ethel and Albert
Three Suns

[28] Kate Smith Evening Hour
26Mar1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Paul Kelly
Main Street Music Hall Group
Ethel and Albert

[29] Kate Smith Evening Hour
02Apr1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Phil Foster
Benny Fields
The Four Aces Quartet
Ethel and Albert

[30] Kate Smith Evening Hour
09Apr1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Trapp Family
Ames Brothers
Ethel and Albert
Condos and Brandow

[31] Kate Smith Evening Hour
16Apr1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Myron Cohen
De Castro Sisters
Ethel and Albert
The Costello Twins

[32] Kate Smith Evening Hour
23Apr1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Roy Acuff
Hank Williams
Phil Foster
Lonzo and Oscar
Step Brothers


[33] Kate Smith Evening Hour
30Apr1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Joey Faye
Jack Albertson
Herbie Faye
Eddie Hanley
Phil Regan
Ethel and Albert
The Bassi Trio

[34] Kate Smith Evening Hour
07May1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Benny Goodman and His Quintet
Phil Foster
Elaine Dunn
De Castro Sisters


[35] Kate Smith Evening Hour
14May1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Carl Brisson
Pat Rooney III
George M. Cohan Jr.
Ethel and Albert

[36] Kate Smith Evening Hour
21May1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Roland Young
The Dunhills
Main Street Music Hall Group


[37] Kate Smith Evening Hour
28May1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Vera Bryner
Davis Cunningham
Kenneth Smith
The Jaywalkers


[38] Kate Smith Evening Hour
04Jun1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Myron Cohen
De Marco Sisters
Ethel and Albert


[39] Kate Smith Evening Hour  (Last show of the series).
11Jun1952 NBC Wed
Guests
Bambi Lynn
Rod Alexander
Ethel and Albert
Billy Williams Quartet
Howard and Shelton


*NOTE: Last show of the series.

############# The Kate Smith Hour (Daytime) ############
################## 1950-54 ###################
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NBC Daytime Afternoons (Mon-Fri) (25Sep50-18Jun54)
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

############ The Kate Smith Show ############
############# Season Early 1960 #############
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CBS (25Jan60-18Jul60)(30min)
Produced by Ted Collins & Jack Philbin
Regulars:
The Harry Simeone Chorale
The Neal Hefti Orchestra
The Bill Stegmeyer Orchestra
The Kate Smith Show (CBS)(Early 1960)
Kate Smith returned to network television in 1960 with this half-hour variety series

############# The Kate Smith Hour ############
################### the end ##################
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