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(15 min) Season 1 (NBC) (1948-49)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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############ The Perry Como Show #############
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NBC Fridays 7:00-7:15pm Eastern (15 mins) (Dec 1948 - Jan 1949)
NBC Fridays 11:00-11:15pm Eastern (15 mins) (Jan 1949 - Jun 1949)
 Regulars:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Fontane Sisters
Announcer Martin Block

[01] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min) [Premiere][Christmas Eve 1948]
24Dec1948 NBC Fri
Debuting on Christmas Eve 1948, the Chesterfield Supper Club began it's two year run on television with Perry Como hosting.
The Chesterfield Supper Club began as a radio program.
Guest star
St. Peter of Alcantra Boys' Choir.
Highlights:
Perry and the children's choir sing "Silent Night".

[02] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
31Dec1948 NBC Fri
Guest star
Eddie Dooley
Highlights:
Perry sings "Slow Boat to China" and "Powder Your Face With Sunshine".
Perry closes with "Far Away Places".

[03] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
07Jan1949 NBC Fri

[04] The Perry Como Show
14Jan1949 Fri
producer, Doug Rogers
Guests:
Borrah Minnevitch Harmonica Rascals
Highlights:
Perry Como introduces the Borrah Minnevitch Harmonica Rascals, who perform a musical comedy number.
Songs include "Do I", "The Matador Song" and "Temptation".

[05] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
21Jan1949 NBC Fri
Guests:
The Chesterfield Family
Highlights:
Songs include, "Mountain Greenery", "It's a Cruel, Cruel World" and "With a Song in My Heart".

[06] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
28Jan1949 NBC Fri
Guests:
Red Ingels and His Natural Seven.
Highlights:
Perry sings "When You're Smiling".
Red Ingels performs "My Darling".
Other songs include "Temptation" and "Because".

[07] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
04Feb1949 NBC Fri
Announcer Martin Block's birthday,
Perry and the crew sing "Happy Birthday".

[08] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
11Feb1949 NBC Fri
Highlights:
Perry sings "Carolina Moon" and "The Moon is Always Bigger".

[09] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
18Feb1949 NBC Fri
Guest star:
Lucille Ball
Highlights:
Perry sings "So in Love", "Powder Your Face" and "Far Away Places".

[10] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
25Feb1949 NBC Fri [Lowell Sun]
Guest star:
Hoagy Carmichael

[11] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
04Mar1949 NBC Fri [Madison State Journal]
Highlights:
Perry sings "Forever and Ever" and "With a Song in My Heart".

[12] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
11Mar1949 NBC Fri
Guest star
Tony Pastor

[13] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
18Mar1949 NBC Fri

[14] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
25Mar1949 NBC Fri
Guest star:
Nat King Cole Trio
Highlights:
Songs include, "Prisoner of Love" and "Everywhere You Go".

[15] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
01Apr1949 NBC Fri
Highlights:
Perry sings "Carolina Moon".

[16] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
08Apr1949 NBC Fri [Salt Lake Tribune]
Guest star:
Janet Blair

[17] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
15Apr1949 NBC Fri [Wisconsin State Journal]
Guest star:
The Duke University Choir
Highlights:
"Prayer Perfect", "The Lord's Prayer", "Holy, Holy, Holy", "Morning Prayer" and "May the Good Lord Bless You and Keep You".

[18] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
22Apr1949 NBC Fri [Wisconsin State Journal]
Guest star:
Burl Ives
Highlights:
Burl sings "Ghost Riders in the Sky".
*Debut of the song "Ghost Riders in the Sky".

[19] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
29Apr1949 NBC Fri

[20] The Perry Como Show
06May1949 NBC Fri [Wisconsin State Journal]
Guest star:
10-year-old Denise Alexander.

[21] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
13May1949 NBC Fri

[22] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
20May1949 NBC Fri [Syracuse Herald Journal]
Guest star
The Mills Brothers

[23] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
27May1949 NBC Fri

[24] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min)
03Jun1949 NBC Fri
Highlights:
Perry sings "Bali Ha'i" and "You, You, You".

[25] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (15 min) [Season Finale]
10Jun1949 NBC Fri

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