CTVA US Music Variety - "Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show" (NBC) Pilot Season (Summer1948)

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Pilot Season  (NBC) (Summer 1948)
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

########## The Texaco Star Theater ###########
########### The Milton Berle Show ############
########## Pilot Season Summer 1948 ##########
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NBC Tuesdays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern

Host: Milton Berle / Orchestra Leader: Allen Roth
Regulars: Ken Shapiro (Kid) (1948-49)

1.1 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
8 June 1948 NBC Tue
Milton Berle - Host
Pearl Bailey (Singer)
Al Kelly (Comedian)
The Moroccans (Acrobats)
Rosario and Antonio (Spanish Dancers)
Sid Stone ... Pitchman
Señor Wences (Comedian)
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)
Allen Roth ... Orchestra Leader

1.2 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
15 June 1948 NBC Tue
Valerie Bettis
Harry Richman - Singer
Bill Robinson - Dancer
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

1.3 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
22 June 1948 NBC Tue
Milton Berle welcome vaudeville comedian Bert Wheeler and singer Harry Richman to the program.
Wheeler preforms some his venerable routines and Richman sings "Puttin' on the Ritz", the Irving Berlin song
that he introduced in the film of the same name.
The shows finale features Berle and Richman imitating Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson.

Milton Berle - Host / Performer
Harry Richman - Singer
Bert Wheeler - Comedian
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

1.4 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
29 June 1948 NBC Tue
Milton Berle - Host / Performer
The Cavaliers ... Themselves
Jack Collins
The Three Swifts ... Themselves - Jugglers
Henny Youngman - Comedian
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

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Guest Hosts take over from Milton Berle: NBC Tuesdays (6Jul48-31Aug48)
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0.5 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
6 July 1948 NBC Tue
William Gaxton - Host / Performer
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.6 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
13 July 1948 NBC Tue
Georgie Price - Host / Performer
The Acromaniacs ... Themselves - Acrobats
The Andrews Sisters ... Themselves - Singers
Sandra Barrett
Vic Hyde - Comedy Trumpeter
Raoul and Eva Reyes (Rumba Dancers)
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.7 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
20 July 1948 NBC Tue
Henny Youngman - Host / Performer
Gene Carroll
Chandra Kaly - Dancer
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.8 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
27 July 1948 NBC Tue
Georgie Price - Host / Performer
Al Bernie - Comedian
Bert Wheeler - Comedian
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.9 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
3 August 1948 NBC Tue
Morey Amsterdam - Host / Performer
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.10 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
10 August 1948 NBC Tue
Henny Youngman - Host / Performer
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.11 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
17 August 1948 NBC Tue
Morey Amsterdam - Host / Performer
Sandra Barrett
Willie Howard - Singer / Comedian
Herb Shriner - Comedian
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.12 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
24 August 1948 NBC Tue
Jack Carter Guest Host / Performer
Cross & Dunn (Singers / Comedians)
Smith and Dale (Joe Smith Charles Dale)(Comedians)
The Three Winters Sisters (Acrobats)
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

0.13 [--] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
31 August 1948 NBC Tue
Morey Amsterdam - Guest Host / Performer
Patricia Bowman - Singer
Morton Downey - Singer
Jackie Miles - Comedian
Ken Shapiro (Kid) (regular)

 ########## The Texaco Star Theater ###########
########### The Milton Berle Show ############
############## end of Pilot Season  ###############
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