CTVA US Music Variety - "The Buick-Berle Show: Milton Berle" (NBC) Season 6 (1953-54)

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US  Music Variety

<Previous      "The Buick-Berle Show: Milton Berle"         Next>
Season 6 (NBC) (1953-54)
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 Buick-Berle Show ############
############## season 6 1953-54 ##############
##############################################
NBC Tuesdays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern
Sharing this timeslot with "The Bob Hope Show" (approx every 4th week)
(New Sponsor "Buick" from 29Sep53)
Host: Milton Berle / Orchestra Leader: Allen Roth
Regulars:
Ruth Gilbert ... Max
Arnold Stang ... Francis
Vinton Hayworth - Pitchman / Announcer

6.01 [186] The Buick-Berle Show:
23Sep1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Frank Sinatra
Tallulah Bankhead
Milton Frome
Jack Collins


6.02 [187] The Buick-Berle Show:
06Oct1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Edward G. Robinson
Eddie Fisher
Mildred Hughes
Sid Raymond
Tony Canzoneri
Kitty Carr
Lucky Greene

6.03 [188] The Buick-Berle Show:
13Oct1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests:
Vic Damone - Singer / Sketch Actor
Jackie Cooper - Actor / Singer / Drummer
Dagmar - Singer / Dancer
Denise Darcel - Singer
Ruth Gilbert ... Max (regular)
Vinton Hayworth
- Pitchman / Announcer (regular)
Highlights:
Host Milton Berle demonstrates the trials and tribulations of hosting a variety television show episode,
complete with unoriginal staff, dim-witted crew, squabbling guest-stars - as well as the star who's
convinced that his writers aren't giving him enough jokes. The story is told Dragnet-style, complete with
Dragnet musical themes and stingers.

[--] The Bob Hope Show [Premiere]
20Oct1953  NBC Tue
with Gloria DeHaven and Phil Harris.

6.04 [189] The Buick-Berle Show:
27Oct1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Paul Douglas
Marguerite Piazza
Jack Collins

6.05 [190] The Buick-Berle Show:
03Nov1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Tallulah Bankhead
Wally Cox

6.06 [191] The Buick-Berle Show:
10Nov1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Martha Raye
Peter Lawford
Milton Frome
Arnold Stang
(regular)
Ruth Gilbert
(regular)

[--] The Bob Hope Show
17Nov53 NBC Tue
with Fred MacMurray and Janis Paige.

6.07 [192] The Buick-Berle Show:
24Nov1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
George Raft
Patrice Munsel
Steve Allen


6.08 [193] The Buick-Berle Show:
01Dec1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Jack Webb
Lisa Kirk
Sid Caesar
Ruth Gilbert
(regular)
Arnold Stang
(regular)
Jack Collins


6.09 [194] The Buick-Berle Show:
08Dec1953 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Peter Lawford
- Singer / Sketch Actor
Carol Channing - Singer / Sketch Actor
Maria Riva - Singer / Sketch Actor
Ruth Gilbert ... Max (regular)
Arnold Stang ... Francis  (regular)
Vinton Hayworth - Pitchman / Announcer (regular)
Jan Sherwood - Pitchwoman
Highlights:
Milton invites his cast, crew and guest stars to a Christmas party after the last show before the holidays,
but everyone seems to have already made other plans.

[--] The Bob Hope Show
15Dec1953 NBC Tue
with Gale Storm, Gene Nelson and Major General William F. Dean.

[--] Season's Greetings Variety Show
22Dec1953 NBC Tue
with Harpo Marx, Eddie Albert, Ezio Pinza, Betty and Jane Kean, Paul Winchell and the Robert Shaw Chorale.


[--] The Backbone of America Special
29Dec1953 NBC
with Yvonne DeCarlo, Wendell Corey, Thomas Mitchell, Gene Lockhart.

6.10 [195] The Buick-Berle Show:
05Jan1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Martha Raye
Mike Mazurki
Charlie Applewhite


6.11 [196] The Buick-Berle Show:
12Jan1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Basil Rathbone
Mickey Spillane
Dagmar
Walter Greaza
Jose Duval
The Hilltoppers
Ruth Gilbert
... Max (regular)

6.12 [197] The Buick-Berle Show:
19Jan1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gloria Swanson
Don Ameche
Charlie Applewhite
Ruth Gilbert
... Max (regular)

[--] The Bob Hope Show
26Jan1954 NBC Tue
with Zsa Zsa Gabor, Tony Martin and Cass Daley.

6.13 [198] The Buick-Berle Show:
02Feb1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Jane Froman
Charlie Applewhite


6.14 [199] The Buick-Berle Show:
09Feb1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Paul Douglas
Jan Sterling

[--] The Bob Hope Show
16Feb1954 NBC Tue
with Nelson Eddy, Gloria DeHaven and Jerry Colonna.

6.16 [200] The Buick-Berle Show:
23Feb1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Kaye Thompson
Jack Collins
Jerome Cowan
Elliott Reid
Charlie Applewhite
Arnold Stang
Ruth Gilbert
(regular)

6.17 [201] The Buick-Berle Show:
02Mar1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Mickey Rooney
Eileen Barton


6.18 [202] The Buick-Berle Show:
09Mar1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Eddie Rochester Anderson
Jack Carson

[--] The Bob Hope Show
16Mar1954 NBC Tue
with David Niven, Janis Paige and Cass Daley.

6.19 [203] The Buick-Berle Show:
23Mar1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Gertrude Berg
Arlene McQuade
Bob Cummings

6.20 [204] The Buick-Berle Show:
30Mar1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Sammy Davis Jr.
The Will Maston Trio
Charlie Applewhite
Vaughn Monroe
Nat King Cole
Billy Eckstine
Sam Renick


6.21 [205] The Buick-Berle Show:
06Apr1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Judith Anderson
Cyril Ritchard
Georgia Gibbs

[--] The Bob Hope Show
13Apr54 NBC Tue
with Jack Benny and Rosemary Clooney.

6.22 [206] The Buick-Berle Show:
20Apr1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Steve Allen
Janet Blair
Ezzard Charles
Arnold Stang
Milton Frome
Ruth Gilbert
(regular)

6.23 [207] The Buick-Berle Show:
27Apr1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Jack Palance
Vaughn Monroe
Monica Lewis


6.24 [208] The Buick-Berle Show:
04May1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Vivian Vance
William Frawley
Janet Blair


[--] The Bob Hope Show
11May1954  NBC Tue
with Dorothy Lamour, Edmond O'Brien and Sheldon Leonard.


6.25 [209] The Buick-Berle Show:
18May1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Phil Harris
Eileen Barton
Owen McGiveney

6.26 [210] The Buick-Berle Show:
25May1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
George Raft
Ann Sheridan


[--] The Bob Hope Show
01Jun1954  NBC Tue
with Marilyn Maxwell, Jerry Colonna and Cass Daley.

 6.27 [211] The Buick-Berle Show: [Last Show of the Season]
08Jun1954 NBC Tue
Host Milton Berle
Guests
Bob Hope
Ray Bolger
Tony Martin
Connie Russell

*NOTE: TVGuide lists Vincent Price and Hedda Hopper as the guests for the last show of the season
with regulars Charlie Applewhite, Arnold Stang and Ruth Gilbert.
Uncle Miltie makes Summer plans for his crew, getting Max (Ruth) married off. Hedda tries to get the lowdown.

[--] Midwestern Hayride  [Premiere]
15Jun1954 NBC Tue
with Willie Thall and Bonnie Lou.

############ The Buick-Berle Show ############
############## end of season 6 ###############
##############################################

 Have you any comments, corrections, episode titles, air dates, production numbers, directors, writers, story/synopsis, guest stars, cast lists, etc?
Have you any old videos, or tv guides? Dust them off and let us know if you have any information on this series or any other tv series from the
Golden Age of TV, which is missing from any episode guides on the web. Perhaps a certain episode of a particular series coincided with a key
moment in your life, or in world events - and or has left a vivid memory of when it was shown. Let us know. Would you like to see any other
tv series guides on this site? If so please e-mail The Classic TV Archive - see Feedback below.
This guide may be distributed and copied freely, in its entirety, for personal use. All original author and copyright information must
remain intact. Any sales or other uses of this document are expressly forbidden, without the specific consent of the author(s).
Copyright The Classic TV Archive. All rights reserved.


Return to The Classic TV Archive Home Page
Feedback