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(60 min) Season 9 (NBC) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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NBC Saturdays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern

9.01 [798] The Perry Como Show
15Sep1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Irene Dunne
Sal Mineo
Patience & Prudence
Buddy Hackett
Robert Sarnoff
Prince Rainier
Grace Kelly

9.02 [799] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. QK 12948
22Sep1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Tab Hunter
Natalie Wood
The Seven Ashtons (acrobats).
Highlights:
Perry sings "Hound Dog".

9.03 [800] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. QK 13011
29Sep1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
William Holden
Jeanne Crain
Dave Barry

9.04 [801] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. QK 13092
06Oct1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Paul Douglas
Walter Winchell
Kathryn Grayson

9.05 [802] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. QK 13174
13Oct1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Jo Stafford
Guy Madison
Ray Bolger
Rudy Cardenas
Yogi Berra

9.06 [803] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2144 & QK 13256
20Oct1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Rory Calhoun
Pearl Bailey
Dorothy McGuire
Robert Lamouret
Highlights:
Perry sings "Trolley Song", "Tonight You Belong to Me", "Moonlight Love", "Tumbling Tumbleweeds",
"I'm an Old Cowhand", "Twilight on the Trail" and "Only One".
Plus regulars: Ray Charles Singers, Louis DaPron Dancers and the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.

9.07 [804] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2463 & QK 13343
27Oct1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Frankie Laine
Brenda Lee
Sheree North
Robert Lamouret

9.08 [805] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2510 & QK 13436
03Nov1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
George DeWitt
Nat King Cole

9.09 [806] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2557
10Nov1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Bob Hope
Yvonne De Carlo
Glenn Derringer
Robert Lamouret and his duck

9.10 [807] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2614 & QK 13610
17Nov1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Lily Pons
Brenda Lee
Dinah Shore
Glenn Derringer
Highlights:
Lily Pons sings "Caro Nome".
Perry sings "Cindy, Oh Cindy".
Production number "Home For the Holidays". and "Bless This House".
Plus regulars: Ray Charles Singers, Louis DaPron Dancers and the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.

9.11 [808] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2655 and QK 13689
24Nov1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Roy Rogers
Dale Evans
Trigger
Gene Sheldon
Martha Davis & Spouse
Highlights:
Perry sings "Dear Hearts And Gentle People" and "Love Me Tender".
Perry sings 'Black Moonlight'
Martha Davis & Spouse perform "Life Is So Peculiar".
Perry sings "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World" and "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" with Martha Davis & Spouse.

9.12 [809] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2707 and QK 13774
01Dec1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Carol Channing
violinist Isaac Stern
Red Buttons
Nat King Cole
Ventriloquist Robert Lamburet
*Trivia: Carol Channing was paid $5,000 for her appearance.

9.13 [810] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2754 and QK 13854
08Dec1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Guy Lombardo
Pearl Bailey
Billy Barty
Spike Jones and the Cityslickers
Highlights:
Perry sings "You Gotta Be a Football Hero", "Singin' the Blues", "You'll Never Walk Alone",
"I Had the Craziest Dream" and "Home".
Plus regulars: Ray Charles Singers, Louis DaPron Dancers and the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.

9.14 [811] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2799
15Dec1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Gina Lollobrigida
Jo Stafford
Johnnie Ray
Groucho Marx
Eden Marx
Melinda Marx
with
the Ray Charles Singers
the Louis DaPron Dancers
and the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.
A comedy spot with a spoof on "You Bet Your Life".
A celebration of NBC's 30th anniversary.

9.15 [812] The Perry Como Show (Christmas Show)
Prod. no. 56-2843 and QK 14011
22Dec1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Bishop Fulton Sheen
Rosemary Clooney
Gail Clooney
Ina Balin
Glenn Derringer
Frank Pagliaro
Tony Starman
Lynn Connorty
Mark West
Ed Dorsey
Art Maier
Ruth Hanna
Phyllis Russo
Barry Zevan
Mike Sheehy
Robert Lamouret and his puppet
Highlights:
Rosemary Clooney sings "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm".
Rosemary Clooney duets with her kid sister Gail on a Christmas novelty "He'll Be Coming Down the Chimney When He Comes".
Little Glen Derringer plays "Holiday for Strings" on the organ.
Ventriloquist Robert Lamouret performs with his duck.
Perry performs with his dancers and chorus in the "Story of the First Christmas".
Bishop Fulton Sheen is the special guest with a Christmas blessing for all.
Perry sings "Ave Maria".

9.16 [813] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-2883 and QK 14087
29Dec1956 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Red Buttons
Louis Armstrong
Teresa Brewer
The Kovacs who do an acrobatic act
Highlights:
Perry sings "You Gotta Have Heart"
Teresa & Perry duet on "Mutual Admiration Society".
Teresa sings "Twelve O'Clock Tall".
The wind-up includes bits of nearly all the 1956 jukebox favorites.
Plus regulars: Ray Charles Singers, Louis DaPron Dancers and the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.

9.17 [814] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-23 and QK 14159
05Jan1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Gertrude Berg
Brenda Lee

9.18 [815] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-62
12Jan1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Patti Page
Jackie Robinson

9.19 [816] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-100 and QK 14307
19Jan1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
George Gobel
Jeff Chandler

9.20 [817] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no.
26Jan1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Edie Adams
Peter Palmer
Helen Traubel
Joey Bishop
Marlis Johnson

9.21 [818] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-188 and QK 14455
02Feb1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Peter Lawford
Tab Hunter
Polly Bergen
Fats Domino
The Four Lads

9.22 [819] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-231 and QK 14534
09Feb1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Myrna Loy
Jackie Cooper
Cleo the dog

9.23 [820] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-275 and QK 14614
16Feb1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Ginger Rogers
Vic Damone
Mickey & Sylvia
Highlights:
Mickey & Sylvia sing "Love is Strange".

9.24 [821] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-311 and QK-14691
23Feb1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Ernie Kovacs
Tony Bennett
Andrews Sisters

9.25 [822] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-346 and QK 14771
02Mar1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest host, Mickey Rooney
Guest star:
Jo Stafford
Robert Lamouret and his duck
Martha Davis & Spouse
Marlis Johnson
Kathi Tynan
Barry Zevan
Ken Boyer
*Perry Como is on a one week vacation (according to tv guide).

9.26 [823] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-377 and QK 14845
09Mar1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Ethel Merman
Jack Carter
Jack Brown
Ann Ryan
Highlights:
Perry sings "It's a Good Day", "It Could Happen to You", "Banana Boat Song", "The Very Thought of You",
"Breezing Along With the Breeze", "Hello Young Lovers" and "Round and Round".

9.27 [824] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-423 and QK 14923
16Mar1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Dana Andrews
Esther Williams
Georgie Kaye
Marie Kenney
Sue Ann Pollack
Carol Ann Dunseath
Susan Rohall
Wendy Hillier
Penny Scott

9.28 [825] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-467 and QK 14995
23Mar1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Andy Williams
Anna Maria Alberghetti
Ed Wynn
Benny Goodman Trio
Robert Strom

9.29 [826] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-511 and QK 15071
30Mar1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Hedy Lamarr
Julius LaRosa
Rowan & Martin
Sally McClurg
Gene Rogers
Joe Cavanetta
Phyllis Russo
Helen Silvester
Highlights:
Perry sings "Hi, Neighbor", "April in Paris" and "Round and Round".

9.30 [827] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-555 and QK 15151
06Apr1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Ben Alexander
Jack Palance
Teresa Brewer

9.31 [828] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-596 and QK 15226
13Apr1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Roger Williams
Gale Storm

9.32 [829] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-635 and QK 15299
20Apr1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Pat Boone
Arlene Dahl
Highlights:
Perry's songs include "Round and Round", "It's Easter Time", "So in Love", "Peter Cottontail",
"Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?", "Easter Parade" and "The Lord's Prayer".

9.33 [830] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 56-678 and QK 15368
27Apr1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Frankie Laine
Red Buttons
Peggy King

9.34 [831] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-727 and QK 15442
04May1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Gene Autry
Buddy Hackett
Patti Page
Highlights:
Perry's songs include "New York", "Birth of the Blues", "When I Grow Too Old to Dream", "It's a Lovely Day Today"
and "Haunted Heart".

9.35 [832] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-764 and QK 15514
11May1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Liberace
Jean Fern

9.36 [833] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-807 and QK 15586
18May1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Joey Bishop
Louis Carter
Janis Paige

9.37 [834] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-852 and QK 15660
25May1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Jo Stafford
Fats Domino
Jackie Miles

9.38 [835] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 57-889 and QK 15731
01Jun1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Vaughn Monroe
Patrice Munsel
Jack Carter

9.39 [836] The Perry Como Show  [Last show of the season]
Prod. no. 57-933 and QK 15798
08Jun1957 NBC Sat
produced by Robert Finkel
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
directed by Grey Lockwood
Guest star:
Ethel Merman
Ed Wynn

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The Julius La Rosa Show
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NBC Saturdays 8-9pm (15Jun57-7Sep57) (summer replacement for "The Perry Como Show")

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