CTVA US Music Variety - "Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show" (NBC) Season 5 (1952-53)

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Season 5 (NBC) (1952-53)
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 ############
############## season 5 1952-53 ##############
##############################################
NBC Tuesdays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern
Sharing this time slot with "The Buick Circus Hour" (every 4th week)
Host: Milton Berle / Orchestra Leader: Allen Roth
Regulars: Ruth Gilbert as Max,  Bobby Sherwood

5.01 [156] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
16Sep1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Martha Raye
Dennis King

5.02 [157] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
23Sep1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Carmen Miranda
Roland Winters
Gregory Ratoff
Cliff Norton
Gene Baylos
Ruth Gilbert
(regular)
Jean Valli
Bobby Sherwood
(regular)
David Winters
Jack Collins


5.03 [158] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
30Sep1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Faye Emerson
Skitch Henderson
Bobby Sherwood 
(regular)
Ezio Pinza

[--] The Buick Circus Hour - 7Oct52 NBC Tue (every 4th week)

5.04 [159] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
14Oct1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg
Miriam Hopkins
Arlene McQuade


5.05 [160] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
21Oct1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Rudy Vallee
Mel Torme
Roland Young
Rose Marie
Bobby Sherwood 
(regular)

5.06 [161] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
28Oct1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Paulette Goddard
Huntz Hall

1.2 [--] The Buick Circus Hour: 04Nov52 NBC Tue (every 4th week)


5.07 [162] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
11Nov1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Robert Merrill
Constance Bennett
The DeMarco Sisters

5.08 [163] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
18Nov1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Jack Carter
Roberta Peters
H.V. Kaltenborn
Ruth Gilbert 
(regular)
Bobby Sherwood
(regular)

5.09 [164] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
25Nov1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Frank Sinatra
Eva Gabor
Jimmy Nelson
Ruth Gilbert
(regular)
Bobby Sherwood
(regular)
Highlights:
Frank sings "Birth of the Blues".

1.3 [--] The Buick Circus Hour: 02Dec52 NBC Tue  (every 4th week)

5.10 [165] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
09Dec1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Cesar Romero
Miriam Hopkins
Teresa Brewer
Don Cornell


5.11 [166] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
16Dec1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Boris Karloff
Don Ameche
Monica Lewis

5.12 [167] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
23Dec1952 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Basil Rathbone
Paulette Goddard
Mary Beth Hughes
Milton Frome

Ruth Gilbert (regular)
Bobby Sherwood (regular)

1.4 [--] The Buick Circus Hour:
30Dec52 NBC Tue
with
Joe E. Brown


5.13 [168] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
06Jan1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Margaret Truman
Gene Lockhart
Johnny Johnston
Robert Q. Lewis
Jimmy Nelson

Bobby Sherwood (regular)
Highlights:
Jimmy Johnston sings "Yours".

5.14 [169] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
13Jan1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests:
Ronald Reagan
Dolores Gray

Bobby Sherwood (regular)
Ruth Gilbert ... Max (regular)
Jimmy Nelson ... Ventriloquist (Ventriloquist's Dummys: Danny O'Day & Humphrey Higsbye)
Harvey Korman ... Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Highlight:
Needing $150,000 to finish a movie, the film's producers send star Ronald Reagan to New York to ask
Milton Berle to furnish the necessary funds as an investment. Milton misunderstands, thinking he has
been offering a starring role in Reagan's movie, and arrives at the movie studio completely disrupting production

5.15 [170] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
20Jan1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg ... Molly Goldberg
Arlene McQuade ... Rosalie Goldberg
The Andrews Sisters (Laverne Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Patty Andrews)
Ruth Gilbert ... Max (regular)
Jimmy Nelson ... Pitchman
Bobby Sherwood (regular)
Molly Goldberg asks Milton to help her provide entertainment for a benefit. His chosen guests, Bobby Sherwood
and the Andrews Sisters are reluctant to assist.

1.5 [--] The Buick Circus Hour:
27Jan53 NBC Tue
with
Joe E. Brown
Dolores Gray, John Raitt.


5.16 [171] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
03Feb1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Frank Sinatra
Joan Blondell

5.17 [172] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
10Feb1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Jack Carter
Gloria DeHaven
Buster Crabbe

5.18 [173] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
17Feb1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Don Ameche
Florence Desmond


1.6 [--] The Buick Circus Hour:
24Feb53 NBC Tue
Joe E. Brown
with
Dolores Gray, Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney
.


5.19 [174] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
03Mar1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg .... Molly Goldberg
Arlene McQuade ... Rosalie Goldberg
 Les Paul &  Mary Ford
Eli Mintz
Ruth Gilbert
..... Max (regular)

5.20 [175] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
10Mar1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Eddie Rochester Anderson
Karen Chandler
Bob Crosby


5.21 [176] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
17Mar1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Broderick Crawford
Marguerite Piazza
Dagmar

1.7 [--] The Buick Circus Hour: 24Mar53 NBC Tue  (every 4th week)

5.22 [177] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
31Mar1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Charles Coburn
Eddie Fisher
Denise Darcel


5.23 [178] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
07Apr1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Cesar Romero
Laraine Day
Kathryn Murray


5.24 [179] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
14Apr1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg
Peggy Lee

1.8 [--] The Buick Circus Hour: 21Apr53 NBC Tue (every 4th week)

5.25 [180] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
28Apr1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Bob Cummings
Wally Cox
Lisa Kirk

5.26 [181]The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
05May1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Ezio Pinza
Arnold Stang
The DeMarco Sisters

5.27 [182] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
12May1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Vaughn Monroe
Margaret Truman
Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom

1.9 [--] The Buick Circus Hour: 19May53 NBC Tue  (every 4th week)


5.28 [183] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
26May1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg
Arlene McQuade
Arnold Stang
Norman Brooks
Jimmy Nelson
Ruth Gilbert
... Max (regular)

5.29 [184] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
02Jun1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Eddie Bracken
Marion Colby
Betty Kean & Jean Kean
The Blackburn Twins
(Ramon Blackburn & Royce Blackburn)
Bobby Sherwood  (regular)
Ruth Gilbert ... Max (regular)

5.30 [185] The Texaco Star Theater: The Milton Berle Show:
09Jun1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg
Ezio Pinza
Margaret Truman

*NOTE: This is the final Milton Berle Show under the Texaco Star Theater title.
The show returns in the fall and is now known as "The Buick-Berle Show".

1.10 [--] The Buick Circus Hour: 16Jun52 NBC Tue (every 4th week) (final episode)


########## The Texaco Star Theater ###########
########### The Milton Berle Show ############
############## end of season 5 ###############
##############################################

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