CTVA US Music Variety - "The Kate Smith Show" (CBS)(1960)

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The Kate Smith Show (1960)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
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)

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THE KATE SMITH SHOW
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CBS (25Jan60-18Jul60)(30min)
Produced by Ted Collins & Jack Philbin

US Music Variety series  Early 1960    19 episodes x 30 min

Hostess Kate Smith
Regulars:
The Harry Simeone Chorale
The Neal Hefti Orchestra
The Bill Stegmeyer Orchestra


Kate Smith returned to network television in 1960 with this half-hour variety series

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CBS Mon 7:30-8:00pm

[01] The Kate Smith Show [Premiere]
25Jan1960 CBS Mon
Guests
The Barbara Carroll Trio
with the Neal Hefti Orchestra

[02] The Kate Smith Show
01Feb1960 CBS Mon
Guests
Count Basie
harmonica player John Sebastian
with the Neal Hefti Orchestra

[03] The Kate Smith Show
08Feb1960 CBS Mon
Guests
The June Taylor Dancers
with the Neal Hefti Orchestra

[--] The Kate Smith Show
15Feb1960 CBS Mon
pre-empted for CBS Reports on "The Freedom Explosion" in Nigeria with Eric Sevareid.


[04] The Kate Smith Show
22Feb1960 CBS Mon [rerun 13Jun60]
Guests
vocal quartet The Brothers Four
harpist Robert Maxwell
with the Neal Hefti Orchestra

[05] The Kate Smith Show
29Feb1960 CBS Mon
Guests
songwriter Jimmy McHugh

[06] The Kate Smith Show
07Mar1960 CBS Mon
Guests
Jackie Gleason who conducts the orchestra in his own compositions.

[07] The Kate Smith Show
14Mar1960 CBS Mon
Guests
concert pianist Seymour Bernstein
and The Fort Dix Chorus.

[08] The Kate Smith Show
21Mar1960 CBS Mon
Guests
Spanish guitarist Carlos Montoya
and The Irving Fields Trio.

[09] The Kate Smith Show
28Mar1960 CBS Mon
Guests
pianist Joe Bushkin
and the John La Salle Quintet.

[10] The Kate Smith Show
04Apr1960 CBS Mon
Guests
vocalist Arthur Tracy

[11] The Kate Smith Show
11Apr1960 CBS Mon
Guests
vocal group The Four Aces
and dance team Augie and Margo.

[12] The Kate Smith Show
18Apr1960 CBS Mon
Guests
bandleader Xavier Cugat

[13] The Kate Smith Show
25Apr1960 CBS Mon [rerun 18Jul60]
Guests
Jazz pianist Barbara Carroll

[14] The Kate Smith Show
02May1960 CBS Mon
Guests
harmonica virtuoso Richard Hayman
and vocal quartet The Axidentals.

[15] The Kate Smith Show
09May1960 CBS Mon [rerun 04Jul60]
Guests
conductor-pianist Skitch Henderson

[16] The Kate Smith Show
16May1960 CBS Mon
Guests
The Chordettes
Flamenco guitarist Sabicas
with the Bill Stegmeyer Orchestra.

[17] The Kate Smith Show
23May1960 CBS Mon [rerun 20Jun60]
Guests
Jazz pianist Eddie Heywood

[18] The Kate Smith Show
30May1960 CBS Mon
Guests
songwriter Jule Styne

[19] The Kate Smith Show [Final New show]
06Jun1960 CBS Mon
Guests
second appearance by conductor-pianist Skitch Henderson
with The Bill Stegmeyer Orchestra.
Highlights:
Kate opens the show with "Sixteen Tons".
Skitch plays "Lover".
Kate sings a medley of "Wee Small Hours", "All the Way", "Rain or Shine" and "Mr. Wonderful".
Skitch plays an excerpt from a piano version of Debussy's "La Mer".
Kate closes with Jackie Gleason's "Upon My Lips a Song".

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Reruns 13Jun60-18Jul60
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[--] The Kate Smith Show
13Jun1960 CBS Mon [rerun from 22Feb60]
Guests
Brothers Four
harpist Robert Maxwell

[--] The Kate Smith Show
20Jun1960 CBS Mon [rerun from 23May60]
Guests
Eddie Heywood

[--] The Kate Smith Show
27Jun1960 CBS Mon
pre-empted for President Eisenhower Address

[--] The Kate Smith Show
04Jul1960 CBS [rerun from 09May60]
Guest
Skitch Henderson

[--] The Kate Smith Show
11Jul1960 CBS Mon [rerun from 06Jun60]
Guest
Skitch Henderson

[--] The Kate Smith Show
18Jul1960 CBS Mon [rerun from 25Apr60]
Guest
Barbara Carroll

*Last show of the series.

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