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(60 min) Season 11 (NBC) (1958-59)
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

11.01 [875] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 58-1275
13Sep1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Maureen OíHara
Robert Preston
Jimmy Van Heusen

Frank Gallop ~ announcer
Guests Musicians:
Tony Pastor
Barry Morrow
Ray McKinley
Red Nichols
Russ Morgan

Highlights:
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers perform "Volare" and "Another Opening, Another Show".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "Call to the Post" and "Round and Round".
Perry sings "Without a Song".
Maureen O'Hara sings "Look to the Rainbow".
The Ray Charles Singers & Louis Da Pron Dancers perform "Saturday Night with Mr. C.".
Perry sings "Moonlight Becomes You" and "I Thought About You".
Perry with Jimmy Van Heusen duet with "Imagination" and "Road to Morocco".
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers do "Sunday Morning Always".
Maureen O'Hara sings "It Could Happen to You".
Perry & Maureen duet on "Aren't You Glad You're You".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Personality", "Sunshine Cake", "Country Style" and "I Could Have Told You".
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers do "Like Someone In Love", "Darn that Dream" and "Life is So Peculiar".
Perry sings "The Tender Trap" and "All the Way".
Maureen & Perry duet on "Swingin' On a Star".
Perry, Maureen with Singers & Dancers do "Love and Marriage".
Perry with the Singers perform with "Now the Day is Over".

11.02 [876] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1310
20Sep1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Tommy Sands
Vivian Blaine
Thelma Ritter
Don Wilson
The Raiders

Highlights:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra perform "You Are Never Far Away".
Perry sings "He's Got the Whole World In His Hands".
Vivian Blaine sings "Adelaides Lament".
Vivian & Perry duet on "I Wish We Didn't Have to Say Goodnight", "Wouldn't It Be Nice", "If I'm Lucky" and
"A Hubba, Hubba, Hubba".
The Orchestra & Dancers perform "Cinderella Waltz", "Roncom Cha Cha", "Mambo Jambo" and "Beer Barrel Polka".
Perry with Choir perform "Moon Talk".
"In a Persian Market" ~ Orchestra
"A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody"
Tommy Sands and the Raiders perform "The Blue Ribbon Baby" and "Get a Job".
The Whole Cast join in for "There'll Be a Hot Time in the Ol' Town Tonight", "Short Shorts",
"Wear My Ring 'Round Your Neck", "The History of the World" and "Waitin' for the Robert E. Lee".
Perry sings "Nobody".

11.03 [877] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1356
27Sep1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Ann Sheridan
Ray Walston
Everly Brothers
Art Linkletter
Arthur Schwartz

Highlights:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".
Perry with choir perform "Love Makes the World Go 'Round".
Ray Walston with Singers & Dancers perform "Those Were the Old Days".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Ann Sheridan sings "Guess Who I Saw Today?", "That's Either Too Young or To Old" and "By Myself".
Everly Brothers perform "Devoted to You" and "Bird Dog".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C.".
Perry sings "Something to Remember You By" and "Shine On Your Shoes" with Arthur Schwartz at the piano.
Perry sings "Haunted Heart" and "Look Who's Dancing".
Everly Brothers perform "Gal in Calico" and "Louisiana Hayride".
"Dancing in the Dark" with the Choir and Dancers
Ray Walston and Singers sing "I Love Louisa".
Perry sings "Alone Together" and "Is There Someone Lovelier Than You?".
The Choir perform "I See Your Face Before Me".
All join in for "That's Entertainment".
Perry with Choir perform "Mandolins in the Moonlight".

11.04 [878] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1397
04Oct1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Robert Sterling
Anne Jeffreys
Alan King
Jackie Dennis
Richard Hayman
  (harmonica player)
Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "Tea for Two".
Ray Walston with Singers & Dancers "Those Were the Old Days".
Perry sings "Night and Day".
Jackie Dennis sings "Linton Addie".
Anne Jeffreys & Robert Sterling do a medley with "You're the Cream in My Coffee", "Time After Time",
"They Can't Take the Away from Me" and "Would You Like to Take a Walk?"
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "Makin' Whoopie".
Perry with Anne & Robert perform "Enjoy Yourself".
"Saturday Night with Mr. C." ~ Ray Charles Singers
Perry sings "Embraceable You" and "Arriverdeci Roma".
Richard Hayman performs "Horo Staccato" and "In My Merry Oldsmobile".
Perry & Richard duet on "When It's Springtime in the Rockies".
Perry sings "All Through the Night".
Anne & Robert duet with "I Like the Likes of You".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.05 [879] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1457
11Oct1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Shirley Booth
Dale Robertson
Al Kelly
Lucho Gatica
  (Chilean singer)
Highlights:
Perry with Singers perform "Come to Me, Bend to Me".
Lucho Gatica sings "Vilma".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Everybody Loves a Lover".
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers do "Autumn in New York", "Deed I Do", "So In Love" and "Whoopee Ti Ai Yo".
Perry & Shirley duet with "I'm an Ol' Cow Hand".
Perry sings "El Rancho Grande".
Shirley sings "Lazy".
All join in for "Let the Rest of the World Go By".
Perry sings "Home on the Range".
Dale Robertson & Singers do "Cool Water".
Shirley sings "Beside a Babbling Brook".
All join in for "Twilight On the Trail".
Shirley with Singers & Dancers do "Love's Old Sweet Song", "Goodnight Ladies" and "Gypsy Song".
Perry sings "Ave Maria".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.06 [880] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1516
18Oct1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Eydie Gorme
Ralph Bellamy
Gretchen Wyler
Rock 'n Roll singer Robin Luke
Highlights:
Perry sings "You Are Never Far Away".
Perry, Choir & Dancers perform "Mandolins in the Moonlight".
Perry sings "It's All in the Game".
Eydie sings "Hello, Young Lovers".
The Orchestra performs "Johnny One Note" and "Sleeping Princess Waltz".
Robin Luke sings "Someday My Prince Will Come" and "Susie Darling".
Frank Gallop & Orchestra perform "Baby Face".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Horn of Plenty".
Perry with Singers perform "Love Makes the World Go 'Round" and "That's What I Like".
Perry sings "I've Heard That Song Before", "Sunday" and "Just In Time".
Eydie sings "I Don't Want to Walk Without You".
Robin Luke performs "Give Me Five Minutes More".
Perry & Eydie duet on "Let it Snow".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Time After Time".
Gretchen Wyler sings "Put 'em In a Box".
Perry sings "I'll Walk Alone".
Robin Luke with Perry perform "I Still Get Jealous".
Eydie & Perry duet on "Things We Did Last Summer".
Gretchen Wyler sings "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend".
Eydie sings "It's Been a Long, Long Time" and "Three Coins in a Fountain".
Ray Charles Singers perform "There Goes That Song Again".
Perry sings "It's Magic".
All join in for "Papa, Won't You Dance with Me?"
The Orchestra closes with "Incidental Music".

11.07 [881] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1559
25Oct1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Lena Horne
David Wayne
Janis Paige
Jimmy McHugh

Highlights:
Perry with Choir perform "Birth of the Blues".
Lena sings "Get Out of Town" and "Surry with the Fringe On Top".
Perry & Lena duet on "It's Alright with Me".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Saturday Night with Mr. C.".
Perry with Singers do "The End" and "Lovely Way to Spend an Evening".
Perry sings "Don't Blame Me", "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" and "I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night".
Louis DaPron Dancers perform "On the Sunny Side of the Street".
The Choir sings "The Music Stopped".
Perry sings "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and "You're a Sweetheart".
The Choir sings "A Hubba, Hubba, Hubba".
Perry sings "Where Are You?".
The Choir does "Dinner at Eight".
Perry does "Cuban Love Song".
The Choir does "Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer".
Perry does "I'm In the Mood for Love".
All join in for "I Feel a Song Coming On".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.08 [882] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1588
01Nov1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Judy Holliday
Jane Morgan

puppeteer Burr Tillstrom  with Kukla and Ollie
The Dunhills
Highlights:
Perry sings "That Old Black Magic" and "Non Dimenticar".
Kukla and Ollie with Perry do "Shine On Harvest Moon".
The Dunhills perform "Roses of Picardy".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra perform "The Party's Over".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Quartette" from Rigoletto, "Caro Nome" from Rigoletto, "La Donna E Mobile"
and "Haberera" from Carmen.
Ray Charles Singers do a "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Love Letters" and "Autumn Leaves".
Jane sings "The Day the Rains Came".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra perform "Cecelia".
Perry with Singers sing "Softly and Tenderly".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra perform "Original Incidental".

11.09 [883] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1645
08Nov1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Burl Ives
Edgar Bergen
Ann Miller
Ferrante and Teicher

Summary
Ferrante & Teicher performed two original compositions: 1)Va-Va Voom and 2) African Echoes. BOTH performances
featured Ferrante & Teicher performing on their twin 9' Steinways and included their "gimmicks".
The pianos were stuffed full of wedges, chains, metal and masonite strips....all adding strange sound
effects as they played. They commonly referred to this as their "Prepared-pianos".

11.10 [884] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1705
15Nov1958
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Sally Ann Howes
Richard Adler
Gisele MacKenzie
The Buffalo Bills

Highlights:
Perry sings "It All Depends On You" and "When the World Was Young".
Sally Ann Howes sings "Danny Boy".
Perry performs "I Could Have Danced All Night".
The Buffalo Bills perform "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
Perry with Buffalo Bills perform "Bird In a Guilder Cage" and "If You Were the Only Girl in the World".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "Mandolins in the Moonlight".
Giselle MacKenzie sings "Near You".
Richard Adler with Perry duet on "It's All in the Game" and "Rags to Riches".
Giselle with Singers sing "Hernando's Hideaway".
Giselle with Dancers perform "Steam Heat".
Giselle with Perry duet on "Everybody Loves a Lover".
Giselle with Dancers & Singers do "Whatever Lola Wants".
Perry sings "Hey There".
All join in for "Heart".
Perry sings "When You Come to the End of the Day".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.11 [885] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1667
22Nov1958 NBC Sat
Thanksgiving Show
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Dorothy Collins
Vera-Ellen
Jimmie Rodgers
Harry Warren

Highlights:
Perry sings "You Are Never Far Away" and "Here's to My Lady".
Dorothy sings "When Your Lover is Gone".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "Love is a Simple Thing".
Vera sings "Shall We Dance".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "I'll String Along with You", "I Found a Million Dollar Baby" and "Shadow Waltz".
Perry & Dorothy duet with "Zing a Little Song".
The Choir perform "September in the Rain".
Perry sings "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby".
Dorothy sings "I Had the Craziest Dream".
Perry sings "The More I See You".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "That's Amore".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Chattanooga Choo, Choo".
Perry sings "You'll Never Know".
All join in for "Lullaby of Broadway".
Perry closes with "Bless this House".

11.12 [886] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1759
29Nov1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Ethel Merman
Marge &  Gower Champion
Conway Twitty

Songwriters Hugh Martin and Ralph Lane
Highlights:
Perry with Ray Charles Singers & Louis DaPron Dancers perform "Itís a Good Day".
Perry sings "I Concentrate on You" and "Scarlet Ribbons".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra with Marge & Gower Champion perform "I'm in a Dancing Mood".
The Orchestra performs "Tea for Two".
Conway Twitty sings "It's Only Make Believe".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday night with Mr. C".
Perry sings "The Girl Next Door".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Buckle Down Winsocki".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Everytime".
Perry sings "Occasional Man" and "Love".
Marge & Gower Champion perform "Stanley Steamer".
Conway Twitty sings "Skip to my Lou".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.13 [887] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1819
06Dec1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Andy Griffith
Pier Angeli
Helen OíConnor

11.14 [888] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1857
13Dec1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Andy Williams
Kate Smith
Joey Bishop
Harry Ruby

Highlights:
Perry with Singers perform "Button Up Your Overcoat".
Perry sings "Scarlet Ribbons".
Kate sings "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing".
Kate does a medley with "Home", "Stars Fell On Alabama", "These Foolish Things", "I'm Through With Love"
and "I've Got the World On a String".
Andy sings "You Are My Lucky Star" and "Hawaiian Wedding Song".
Andy, Perry & Kate do "Jingle Bells" and "Jingle Bell Rock".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Mr. Touchdown" and a medley with "Navy, Blue and Gold", "Notre Dame Victory March"
and "Whiffenpoof Song".
Perry sings "Old Devil Moon".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Letters theme" with "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Three Little Words".
Harry Ruby with Perry duet on "Who's Sorry Now?".
Ray Charles Singers do "I Wanna Be Loved By You".
Kate sings "Nevertheless".
Andy sings "Do You Love Me?"
Perry sings "Thinking Of You".
Andy sings "Give Me a Kiss to Build a Dream On".
Perry sings "When You Come to the End of the Day".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.15 [889] The Perry Como Show (Christmas Show)
no. 58-1911
20Dec1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Jane Wyman
Claudio Villa
Ann Blyth
Kukla and Ollie

Highlights:
Perry sings "Happy Holiday" and "There's No Christmas Like a Home Christmas".
Ann sings "You Are In Love".
Ann duets with Perry on "White Christmas" and "Winter Wonderland".
Vera sings "Shall We Dance".
All join in for a Medley arranged by Ray Charles
"Here We Come A-Caroling", "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear", "What Child is This?", "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen",
"Deck the Halls", "Joy to the World", "We Wish You a Merry Christmas", "O Little Town of Bethlehem",
"Come to the Manger", "The First NoŽl", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "We Three Kings of Orient Are", "Silent Night"
and "The Story of the First Christmas".
Perry sings "Ave Maria".
Kukla and Ollie do "The Little Green Tree".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.16 [890] The Perry Como Show
no. 58-1937
27Dec1958 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Art Carney
Steve Lawrence
Dolores Hawkins
Joe Bushkin
Alcetty (
juggler)
Highlights:
Perry with Singers do "It's a Grand Night for Singing".
Steve sings "I Concentrate On You".
Joe sings "Hallelujah".
Perry sings "Oh, How I Miss You Tonight".
Art sings "Non Dimenticar", "Seems Like Old Times" and "I Can't Give You Anything but Love".
Joe & Art duet with "My Blue Heaven".
Perry & Joe duet on "You Tell Me Your Dream".
The Orchestra perform "Stars Shine In Your Eyes".
Dolores sings "Young, Warm and Wonderful" and "Sugartime".
Perry sings "Volare".
Steve sings "It's All in the Dame".
Art sings "Purple People Eater".
Joe sings "Twilight Time".
Louis DaPron Dancers dance to "Patricia".
Perry sings "Witch Doctor".
Steve sings "All I Have To Do Is Dream".
Art sings "Bird Dog".
Dolores & Perry duet on "Sail Along Silvery Moon".
Perry sings "Return to Me" and "Catch a Falling Star".
Louis DaPron Dancers dance to "Tequila".
All join in for "He's Got the Whole World In His Hands" and "Auld Lang Syne".

11.17 [891] The Perry Como Show
03Jan1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Louis Jourdan
Peggy King
The Teddy Bears
(with Phil Spector)
Harold Arlen

11.18 [892] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-39
10Jan1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Jane Wyman
Rosemary Clooney
Claudio Villa
The Kingston Trio

Highlights:
Perry sings "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra perform "Original Bridges".
Perry with Whole Cast sing "Tomboy".
Perry & Rosemary duet on "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" and "Slow Boat to China".
Claudio Villa sings "Al Chiare di Luna Porto Fortuna".
Jane & Perry duet on "It's a Perfect Relationship".
Jane, Perry & Rosemary sing "Sunshine Cake".
The Kingston Trio sing "Tom Dooley".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "You Do Something to Me", "When I Fall in Love" and "Whither Thou Goest".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.19 [893] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-74
17Jan1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Nat King Cole
The McGuire Sisters
Dick Van Dyke
Rosemarie June
The Teddy Bears
Eddie Foy Jr.

Highlights:
Perry sings "St. Louis Blues".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Honey, Honey".
Trudy Parker sings "Italian Street Song".
Eddie Foy Jr. with Ray Charles Singers do "I Murdered Them".
The Teddy Bears perform "To Know Him Is to Love Him".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers do "Accentuate the Positive".
The Orchestra does a medley of "Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here", "Beer Barrel Polka" and "High Noon".
Perry sings "In the Still of the Night".
Perry & Rosemarie June duet on "My Happiness".
Nat King Cole sings "Madrid", "Give Me Your Love" and "Nature Boy".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C." and "Breezing Along with the Breeze"
Perry sings "Prisoner of Love".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away".

11.20 [894] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 59-100
24Jan1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Kay Starr
Cornelia Otis Skinner
John Bubbles
Sammy Cahn

Highlights:
Perry does a medley with "Dream Along with Me", "South of the Border", "Song of Songs", "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"
and "A Fellow Needs a Girl".
Kay Starr sings "When You're Smiling" and "Someday".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Saturday night with Mr C" medley.
Perry sings "Its Been a Long Long Time" and "To Love and be Loved".
Sammy Cahn with Perry duet on "Its Magic", "I've Heard that Song Before" and "Love and Marriage".
Kay Starr sings "Until the Real Thing Comes Along".
Perry sings "Be My Love".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Papa Won't You Dance With Me".
Kay sings "I Should Care" and "Teach Me Tonight".
Sammy Cahn with Orchestra perform "Three Coins in a Fountain".
Perry, Sammy Cahn & Kay Starr do "Let it Snow".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Because You're Mine".
Perry sings "All the Way" and "When You Come to the End of the Day".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra perform "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.21 [895] The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 59-142
31Jan1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Patti Page
Tab Hunter
Dan Rowan & Dick Martin

Highlights:
Perry with Ray Charles Singers performs "Tomboy".
Perry sings "Always" and "That's My Desire".
Patti sings "Trust in Me".
Perry & Patti duet with "Don't Fence Me In".
Tab sings "Apple Blossom Time".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Angry", "Talk of the Town" and "The Night is Young and You're So Beautiful".
The Orchestra performs "Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here", "Beer Barrel Polka" and "High Noon".
Tab sings "Sheik of Araby".
Rowan & Martin perform "Don't Get Around Much Anymore".
Patti sings "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart".
Perry sings "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" and "A Still Small Voice".
Perry and the Orchestra perform "You Are Never far Away from Me".

11.22 [896] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-174
07Feb1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Charlton Heston
Connie Francis
The Mills Brothers
Sid Gould
Al Hoffman
Bernice Massey
Dick Manning

Highlights:
Perry with Louis DaPron Dancers peform "Honey, Honey".
Perry sings "Where or When".
Connie sings "This is My Lucky Day", "Who's Sorry Now", "Stupid Cupid" and "My Happiness".
Perry sings "Kiss Me and Kiss Me and Kiss Me".
Perry & The Mills Brothers do "I Yi Yi Yi Amigo".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Little Man You've Had a Busy Day".
Perry with Al Hoffman and Dick Manning peform "Hot Diggity".
Perry sings "Are You Really Mine?".
Connie does "Mama, Teach Me to Dance".
The Mills Brothers perform "Allegheny Moon".
Perry sings "I Apologize".
Connie does "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo".
Perry & The Mills Brothers perform "Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba".
Perry sings "Ivy Rose".
The Mills Brothers perform "If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd Have Baked a Cake)".
Perry sings "Fascination".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra perform "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.23 [897] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-116
14Feb1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Patrice Munsel
Tony Bennett
Lorin Hollander
Max Hollander

11.24 [898] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-191
21Feb1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Lena Horne
Gary Cooper
Margaret Ann and the Ja-Da Quartet

Highlights:
Perry & Ray Charles Singers with Louis DaPron Dancers perform "Hallelujah".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra performs "The Hanging Tree".
Perry introduces Gary Cooper and performs "High Noon".
Perry sings "More Than You Know" and "Jada".
The Ja-Da Quartet perform "Waterloo", "Row, Row, Row" and "Sing You Sinners".
Ray Charles Singers & Orchestra do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" and "All I Do Is Dream of You".
Lena sings "One for My Baby" and "Day In Day Out".
Perry & Lena duet on "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra closes with a Musical Ending.

11.25 [899] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-283
28Feb1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Gene Barry
Paul Anka
Lorin Hollander
Kitza

Highlights:
Perry sings "An Affair to Remember".
Kitza performs "There's No End to My Love".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "My Heart Stood Still".
Lorin Hollander performs "3rd Movement, 2nd Piano Concerto".
Perry sings "Tomboy".
Gene Barry with Perry duet on "When the Red, Red Robin".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "I May Be Wrong", "It Could Happen to You" and "All or Nothing at All".
Paul Anka sings "All of a Sudden My Heart Sings".
Perry with Orchestra performs "Love is Just Around the Corner".
The Orchestra does "Lover".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Love Is In the Air Tonight".

11.26 [900] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-309
07Mar1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Eve Arden
Ronnie Burns
Max Bygraves
(British Singer/Comedian)
Highlights:
Perry sings "Donkey Serenade".
Eve Arden does "Interviews" and "Let's Not Talk About Love".
The Orchestra performs "Original Bridges".
Eve and Perry duet on "Way Back Home".
Ronnie Burns performs "Follow Me".
Perry sings "George's Welcome".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Them There Eyes", "How About Me?" and "I've Got You Under My Skin".
Max Bygraves does a Medley with "On the Road to Mandalay", "Boots", "Goodbye Dolly Gray",
"Come Into the Garden Maude" and "Lollipop".
Perry & Max duet on "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?"
Perry sings "One Little Candle".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra close with "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.27 [901] The Perry Como Show
59-352
14Mar1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
June Valli
Ida Lupino
Howard Duff
Margaret Ann and the Ja-Da Quartet

Summary:
"Perry welcomes Howard Duff and Ida Lupino (Mrs. Duff), the Everly Brothers, singing duo, songstress June Valli
and songwriter Ray Henderson, Frank Gallop, Ray Charles Singers, Louis Da Pron Dancers, Mitchell Ayres
Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Louis DaPron Dancers perform "It's a Great Day for the Irish".
Perry sings "MacNamara's Band" and "True Love".
June Valli sings "The Answer to a Maiden's Prayer".
The Orchestra performs "Moon Over Miami", "Jingle Bells", "Singing In the Rain" and "Morning".
Perry sings "Did You Mother Come from Ireland?", "Peg O My Heart" and "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling".
The Ja-Da Quartet performs "My Cutie's Due at Two Today".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "I'm Sitting On Top of the World".
The Orchestra performs an "Original Bridge".
Perry sings "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" and "It All Depends On You".
June Valli sings "Best Things in Life Are Free".
The Ja-Da Quartet perform "Alabamy Bound".
Margaret Ann sings "Button Up Your Overcoat".
June Valli with Ray Charles Singers performs "Bye, Bye Blackbird".
Perry sings "Sonny Boy".
Perry, June & Quartette performs "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries".
June Valli sings "Lucky Day".
Perry & June duet on "You're the Cream in My Coffee".
The Ja-Da Quartet performs "Varsity Rag".
Perry sings "Birth of the Blues".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra closes with "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.28 [902] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-371
21Mar1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Nanette Fabray
Billy Rose
The Everly Brothers

Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Louis DaPron Dancers perform "Great Day".
Perry sings "Trees".
The Everly Brothers perform "All I Have to Do is Dream" and "Wake Up Little Susie".
Perry sings "Spring is Here".
Ray Charles Singers do "Saturday Night with Mr. C."
Perry sings "Barney Google".
The Everly Brothers perform "It Happened in Monterey" and "Tonight You Belong to Me".
Perry sings "The Night Is Young and You're So Beautiful".
Ray Charles Singers sing "More than You Know".
The Everly Brothers sing "Me and My Shadow".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Don't Bring Lulu".
The Everly Brothers sing "I Found a Million Dollar Baby".
Perry sings "Without a Song" and "To Love and Be Loved".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra closes with "You are Never Far Away from Me".

[--] Perry Como Show (Special)
24Mar1959
guests
Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert will escort Perry on a "visit" to his friends of the Broadway stage during the special
one-hour colorcast. The personalities, currently starring in Broadway hit shows, will include Gertrude Berg
and Sir Cedric Hardwicke of "A Majority ot One," Juanlta Hall of "Flower Drum Song," France Nuyen of
"The World of Suzle Wong" and Cyril Ritchard of "The Pleasure of His Company." Miss Colbert stars in
"The Marriage-Go-Round."

11.29 [903] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-435
28Mar1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Cedric Hardwicke
France Nuyen
Dorothy Collins
Lorin Hollander

Highlights:
Perry sings "Dream Along with Me".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "It's Easter Time".
Perry sings "Easter Parade" and "Gigi".
The Orchestra performs "Blue Tango", "Fa Fa Fa" and "Mambo Jambo".
Dorothy Collins sings "While Strolling Through the Park One Day".
Perry with Dorothy "If You Feel Like Singing, Sing" and "Everything Happens to Me".
Ray Charles singers perform "Dear Perry".
Perry sings "Tip-toe Through the Tulips".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along".
The Choir sings "A Young Man's Fancy".
Dorothy sings "Peter Cottontail".
All join in for "When It's Springtime in the Rockies".
Lorin Hollander performs "Claire de Lune".
Ballet students dance to the "Cinderella Waltz".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra closes with "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.30 [904] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-467
04Apr1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Maureen OíHara
Don Ameche
Fabian
Dave King 
(British Comedian/Singer)
Highlights:
Perry sings "A Very Precious Love".
The Orchestra performs "Raintree Country".
Fabian sings "Turn Me Loose".
Perry sings "It Had to Be You", "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea".
Dave King with the Ray Charles Singers perform "I Suddenly".
Perry sings "Vaya Con Dios".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra closes with "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.31 [905] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-512
11Apr1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Kathryn Grayson
Frankie Lane
Buddy Hackett
Oscar Hammerstein

Highlights:
Perry performs "Dream Along With Me".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "Well, Alright, OK, You Win".
Kathryn Grayson sings "Vissi d'Arte".
Perry sings "April in Paris".
Frankie sings "I Forget the Time" and "Someday".
Perry sings "It Might as Well Be Spring", "Rose Marie" and "Indian Love Call".
Frankie sings "Who".
Perry sings "Desert Song".
Kathryn sings "One Alone".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Why Do I Love You?"
Perry sings "Make Believe".
Kathryn sings "Lover Come Back to Me".
Frankie & Kathryn duet on "I've Told Every Little Star".
Perry sings "Song Is You".
Frankie sings "All the Things You Are".
Perry sings "The Last Time I saw Paris".
All join in for "Oklahoma".
The Orchestra closes with "Original Bridges".

11.32 [906] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-543
18Apr1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Bobby Darin
Julie London
Lou Carter
Golfer Art Wall
Perry welcomes singers Julie London and Bobby Darin, comedian Lou Carter and Art Wall, Jr., winner of this
year's Masters Golf Tournament. Frank Gallop, Ray Charles singers, Louis Da Pron dancers, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.
Highlights:
Perry sings "Take Me Out to the Ball Game".
Perry with Singers perform "I'll Never Smile Again".
Lou Carter sings "The Pig with the Apple in It's Mouth".
Bobby sings "Dream Lover".
Perry sings "This Nearly Was Mine".
Lou Carter with Orchestra perform "Saturday Night with Mr. C.".
Perry sings "Split Your Sandwich with a Stranger" and "Selfish".
Lou sings "Mabel".
Bobby sings "I Got a Rose Between My Toes".
Perry & Lou duet on "If I Had a Nose full of Nickel".
Perry, Lou & Bobby sing "What's a Matter Wit Me?".
Perry sings "St. Louis Blues".
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra perform "You are Never Far Away from Me".

11.33 [907] The Perry Como Show
no.59-591
25Apr1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Julius LaRosa
Eydie Gorme
Fernandel

11.34 [908] The Perry Como Show
no.59-578
02May1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Hermione Gingold
Jane Morgan
The Four Freshmen

11.35 [909] The Perry Como Show
no.59-864
09May1959 NBC Sat
a Ron Coen production
producer-director, Clark Jones
writers, Goodman Ace, Mort Green, George Foster, Jay Burton
Guest star:
Don Ameche
Carol Haney
Joni James
Jackie Miles

11.36 [910] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-606
16May1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Kay Starr
Dave King
(British Comedian/Singer)

11.37 [911] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-765
23May1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Gisele MacKenzie
Bob Williams
Carol Hughes
Dorothy Fields


11.38 [912] The Perry Como Show
no. 59-607
30May1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Andy Griffith
Betty Johnson
Nacio Brown


11.39 [913] The Perry Como Show (last episode of the season)
no. 59-726
06Jun1959 NBC Sat
director-producer, Clark Jones
written by Goodman Ace, Jay Burton, Mort Green, George Foster.
Guest star:
Tony Bennett
Teresa Brewer
Carol Ralph
The Four Lads


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PERRY COMO PRESENTS (Summer Replacement Show)
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NBC Saturdays (13Jun59-5Sep59) (In Color)

Hosts: Tony Bennett, Teresa Brewer, Jaye P. Morgan

Regulars: The Four Lads, The Modernaires, The Louis Dapron Dancers, The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra


"The Perry Como Show" returns next season on a new day - Wednesdays, with a new sponsor -  Kraft -  starting 30-Sep-1959

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