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(15 min) Season 7 (CBS) (1954-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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############ The Perry Como Show #############
############# season 7 1954-55 ###############
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CBS 7:45-8:00pm Eastern (following the 7:30pm CBS Network News)
3 x 15 min shows a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

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7.01 [630] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
13Sep1954 CBS Mon (06Sep54)
Highlights:
Perry Como and the Ray Charles Choir open with "Sway".
Perry sings "A Fellow Needs a Girl" and "Hey There".
The Quintet sing "Skokiaan".

7.02 [631] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
15Sep1954 CBS Wed (08Sep54)
Highlights:
Perry sings "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" and "I Understand Just How You Feel".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra offer "Non Dimenticar Le Mie Parole".
Perry and the choir close with "A Nightingale Song in Berkeley Square".

7.03 [632] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
17Sep1954 CBS Fri (10Sep54)
Highlights:
Perry and the chorus sing "Little Shoemaker" and "Red Sails in the Sunset".
Perry sings "I Hadn't Anyone 'Til You".

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[--] 20Sep54 CBS Mon
[--] 22Sep54 CBS Wed
[--] 24Sep54 CBS Fri
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[--] 27Sep54 CBS Mon
[--] 29Sep54 CBS Wed
[--] 01Oct54 CBS Fri
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[--] 04Oct54 CBS Mon
[--] 06Oct54 CBS Wed
[--] 08Oct54 CBS Fri
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[--] 11Oct54 CBS Mon

7.14 [643] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
13Oct1954 CBS Mon
Guest star:
Peggy Lee
Highlights:
Peggy Lee sings "I Feel a Song Coming On".

[--] 15Oct54 CBS Fri

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[--] 18Oct54 CBS Mon
[--] 20Oct54 CBS Wed
[--] 22Oct54 CBS Fri
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[--] 25Oct54 CBS Mon
[--] 27Oct54 CBS Wed

7.21 [650] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
29Oct1954 CBS Fri
Highlights:
Perry sings "This Ole House", "Ghost of a Chance" and "Abide With Me".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Skeleton in the Closet".
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[--] 01Nov54 CBS Mon
[--] 03Nov54 CBS Wed
[--] 05Nov54 CBS Fri
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[--] 08Nov54 CBS Mon
[--] 10Nov54 CBS Wed
[--] 12Nov54 CBS Fri
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[--] 15Nov54 CBS Mon
[--] 17Nov54 CBS Wed
[--] 19Nov54 CBS Fri
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[--] 22Nov54 CBS Mon
[--] 24Nov54 CBS Wed
[--] 26Nov54 CBS Fri
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[--] 29Nov54 CBS Mon
[--] 01Dec54 CBS Wed
[--] 03Dec54 CBS Fri
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[--] 06Dec54 CBS Mon
[--] 08Dec54 CBS Wed
[--] 10Dec54 CBS Fri
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[--] 13Dec54 CBS Mon
[--] 15Dec54 CBS Wed
[--] 17Dec54 CBS Fri
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[--] 20Dec54 CBS Mon
[--] 22Dec54 CBS Wed
[--] 24Dec54 CBS Fri
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[--] 27Dec54 CBS Mon
[--] 29Dec54 CBS Wed

7.48 [677] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
31Dec1954 CBS Fri

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[--] 03Jan55 CBS Mon
[--] 05Jan55 CBS Wed
[--] 07Jan55 CBS Fri
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[--] 10Jan55 CBS Mon
[--] 12Jan55 CBS Wed
[--] 14Jan55 CBS Fri
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[--] 17Jan55 CBS Mon
[--] 19Jan55 CBS Wed
[--] 21Jan55 CBS Fri
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[--] 24Jan55 CBS Mon
[--] 26Jan55 CBS Wed
[--] 28Jan55 CBS Fri
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[--] 31Jan55 CBS Mon
[--] 02Feb55 CBS Wed
[--] 04Feb55 CBS Fri
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7.64 [693] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
07Feb1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
Perry sings "Breezin' Along with the Breeze", "Unsuspecting Heart" and "I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues"
The Ray Charles Singers and The Mitch Ayres Orchestra accompany him.

7.65 [694] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
09Feb1955 CBS Wed

7.66 [695] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
11Feb1955 CBS Fri

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7.67 [696] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
14Feb1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
"Love is Sweeping the Country", "Just One Way to Say I Love You" and "I Love You Truly".

7.68 [697] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
16Feb1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
Perry sings "You Do Something To Me", "That's All I Want A From You" and "One for My Baby".

7.69 [698] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
18Feb1955 CBS Fri
Highlights:
"Close Your Eyes", "I Wonder", "Ko Ko Mo" and "Malaguena".

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[--] 21Feb55 CBS Mon
[--] 23Feb55 CBS Wed
[--] 25Feb55 CBS Fri
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[--] 28Feb55 CBS Mon
[--] 02Mar55 CBS Wed
[--] 04Mar55 CBS Fri
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[--] 07Mar55 CBS Mon
[--] 09Mar55 CBS Wed
[--] 11Mar55 CBS Fri
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[--] 14Mar55 CBS Mon
[--] 16Mar55 CBS Wed
[--] 18Mar55 CBS Fri
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[--] 21Mar55 CBS Mon
[--] 23Mar55 CBS Wed
[--] 25Mar55 CBS Fri
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[--] 28Mar55 CBS Mon
[--] 30Mar55 CBS Wed
[--] 01Apr55 CBS Fri
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7.89 [718] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
04Apr1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
Perry is joined by guitarist Tony Mottola and the rhythm section in "I've Got the World on a String".
The Ray Charles Singers and Perry sing "Melody of Love", "Dance With me Henry" and "Nobody".

7.90 [719] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
06Apr1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
The Mills Brothers are Perry's guests.
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Any Questions?", "Home for the Holidays" and "Prisoner of Love".

7.91 [720] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
08Apr1955 CBS Good Friday
Easter Program

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7.92 [721] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
11Apr1955 CBS Easter Monday
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers gather children around them to sing "Davy Crockett".
Perry's other songs are "Without a Song" and "The Sand and the Sea".
A banjo player joins the singers as the perform "Hay, Mr. Banjo".

7.93 [722] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
13Apr1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
Perry sings "Close Your Eyes" and "It May Sound Silly".
The Ray Charles singers join him in "Spring Is Here".

7.94 [723] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
15Apr1955 CBS Fri
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles singers offer "Red, Red Robin", "Young and Foolish" and "Door of Dreams".

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7.95 [724] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
18Apr1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup".
A medley of "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm?", "Poppa, Don't Preach to Me" and "April in Paris".
The Mitch Ayres orchestra offers "Alouette".

7.96 [725] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
20Apr1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
"Tweedle Dee" and "Without a Song".

7.97 [726] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
22Apr1955 CBS Fri
Highlights:
The Duke University Glee Club are Perry's guests.
Perry joins the club in singing "Abide With Me".
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers offer "Danger, Heartbreak Ahead" and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree".

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7.98 [727] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
25Apr1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
Perry, the Ray Charles Singers and Mitch Ayres Orchestra offer "Where Will the Dimple Be?"
Other songs include "You Made Me Love You", "Unchained Melody" and "Crazy Otto Medley".

7.99 [728] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
27Apr1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles singers join in "The Ballad of Davy Crockett".

7.100 [729] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
29Apr1955 CBS Fri
Highlights:
"Keep Me In Mind" and "Dance With Me, Henry".

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7.104 [733] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
09May1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
"Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams", "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White" and "One for My Baby".

7.105 [734] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
11May1955 CBS Wed
Perry's guest is Georgia Gibbs.
Highlights:
Georgia sings "Dance With Me, Henry".
Perry sings "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup".
Other songs by Perry and the Ray Charles Singers "Great Day" and "Because".

7.106 [735] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
13May1955 CBS Fri
Highlights:
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett", "Young and Foolish" and "Nearer, My God, To Thee".

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7.107 [736] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
16May1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
Perry sings "Learnin' the Blues", "It's a Sin to Tell a Lie" and "Nobody".
The Ray Charles Singers offer "Whatever Lola Wants".

7.108 [737] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
18May1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
Perry's backed by twin pianos from Mitch Ayres orchestra when he sings "Unchained Melody".
He and the Ray Charles Singers sing "Hallelujah" and "Body and Soul".

7.109 [738] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
20May1955 CBS Fri
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers offer "I Believe".
The quartet calls out "Hey, Mr. Banjo".

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7.110 [739] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
23May1955 CBS Mon
no details

7.111 [740] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
25May1955 CBS Wed
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers team up on "Heart" from the Broadway musical 'Damn Yankees'.
Perry sings "I Wonder?" and "When You Come to the End of the Day".

7.112 [741] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
27May1955 CBS Fri
no details

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7.113 [742] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
30May1955 CBS Mon
Highlights:
Perry Como and the Ray Charles Singers

7.114 [743] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
01Jun1955 CBS Wed
no details

7.115 [744] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
03Jun1955 CBS Fri
no details

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[--] 06Jun55 CBS Mon
[--] 08Jun55 CBS Wed

7.118 [747] The Perry Como Show (15 min)
10Jun1955 NBC Fri
produced & directed by Lee Cooley
Highlights:
Perry sings "Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup" (accompanied by Tony Mottola on Guitar) and "For Me And My Gal".

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[--] 13Jun55 CBS Mon
[--] 15Jun55 CBS Wed
[--] 17Jun55 CBS Fri

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[--] 20Jun55 CBS Mon
[--] 22Jun55 CBS Wed

7.124 [753] The Perry Como Show (15 min) (some sources indicate that this was the last of the 15 min shows)
Prod. no. 55-2619
24Jun1955 CBS Fri
produced & directed by Lee Cooley
Guest star:
Billy Rowland

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7.126 [755] The Perry Como Show (last of the 15 min shows) (check?)
29Jun1955 CBS Wed ???

*Perry Como leaves CBS at the end of the 1954-55 season, and the following season moves back to NBC
with a weekly hour-long show.  Next>

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