CTVA US Music Variety - "The Sam Levenson Show" (CBS)(1951-52,1959)

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The Sam Levenson Show (1951-52, 1959)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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THE SAM LEVENSON SHOW
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CBS  Production
Produced by Irving Mansfield (1951-52), Produced by Charles Andrews (1959)

US Music Variety series 1951, 1952 & 1959

Hosted by Sam Levenson
School Teacher-turned-TV Star/Comedian

Music: The Henry Sylvern Orchestra

Season 1 (27Jan51-30Jun51)(CBS Saturday 7-7:30pm)
Celebrity guests appeared with their children and discussed the trials and tribulations of child raising.

Season 2 (10Feb52-10Jun52)(CBS Sundays-then-Tuesdays)
Half-hour Variety Format

Season 3 (27Apr59-25Sep59)(CBS Daytime)
Daytime show which replaced "Arthur Godfrey Time" when Arthur Godfrey had to undergo surgery

############ The Sam Levenson Show ###########
############# season 1 Early 1951 ############
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CBS Saturday 7-7:30pm (27Jan51-30Jun51)
*Independent Long Beach Show aired Thursdays at 7 now moved to Saturdays.

[01] The Sam Levenson Show [Premiere]
27Jan1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests

[02] The Sam Levenson Show
03Feb1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Paul Tripp and Susie Tripp

[03] The Sam Levenson Show
10Feb1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests

[04] The Sam Levenson Show
17Feb1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Milton Berle and Daughter Vicki

[05] The Sam Levenson Show
24Feb1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Red Barber and Daughter

[06] The Sam Levenson Show
03Mar1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Earl Wilson and Son

[07] The Sam Levenson Show
10Mar1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Gypsy Rose Lee and Son

[08] The Sam Levenson Show
17Mar1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Robert Alda and Son

[09] The Sam Levenson Show
24Mar1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Carol Bruce and Daughter

[10] The Sam Levenson Show
31Mar1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Walter Abel and Son

[11] The Sam Levenson Show
07Apr1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
John J. Anthony and Son

[12] The Sam Levenson Show
14Apr1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Betty Furness and Daughter

[13] The Sam Levenson Show
21Apr1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Red Barber and Daughter

[14] The Sam Levenson Show
28Apr1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Morey Amsterdam and Son

[15] The Sam Levenson Show
05May1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Snooky Lanson and Daughter

[16] The Sam Levenson Show
12May1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Joan Edwards and Daughter

[17] The Sam Levenson Show
19May1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Don McNeill and Son.

[18] The Sam Levenson Show
26May1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Dorothy Kilgallen and Daughter.

[19] The Sam Levenson Show
02Jun1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Richard Tucker and Son.

[20] The Sam Levenson Show
09Jun1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Phil Silvers

[21] The Sam Levenson Show
16Jun1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Leonard Lyons and Sons

[22] The Sam Levenson Show
23Jun1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Wally Brown and Daughter.

[23] The Sam Levenson Show [Last Show of the present series]
30Jun1951 CBS Sat 7-7:30pm
Guests
Morey Amsterdam and Son.

############ The Sam Levenson Show ###########
############# season 2 Early 1952 ############
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CBS Sundays-then-Tuesdays (10Feb52-10Jun52)
Half-hour Variety Format

2.01 [24] The Sam Levenson Show [Season Premiere]
10Feb1952 CBS Sun 6:30-7pm
Guests
Jackie Gleason
Senor Wences


2.02 [25] The Sam Levenson Show
17Feb1952 CBS Sun
Guests
no detail

2.03 [26] The Sam Levenson Show
24Feb1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Paul Tripp and Daughter.

2.04 [27] The Sam Levenson Show
02Mar1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Art Carney and Daughter.

2.05 [28] The Sam Levenson Show
09Mar1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Richard Tucker and Sons.

2.06 [29] The Sam Levenson Show
16Mar1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Tex McCrary and Sons.

2.07 [30] The Sam Levenson Show
23Mar1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Arnold Stang and Wife.

2.08 [31] The Sam Levenson Show
30Mar1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Mel Tormé and Wife.

2.09 [32] The Sam Levenson Show
06Apr1952 CBS Sun
Guests
no detail

2.10 [33] The Sam Levenson Show
13Apr1952 CBS Sun
Guests
Dr. Emanuel Engel
Fred Robbins


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Moves to CBS Tuesdays 8:00-8:30pm
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2.11 [34] The Sam Levenson Show
22Apr1952 CBS Tues 8:00-8:30pm
Guests
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Murray
Peggy Wood
Buster Crabbe.


2.12 [35] The Sam Levenson Show
29Apr1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Rose Marie
Al Capp
Georgiana


2.13 [36] The Sam Levenson Show
06May1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Mike Wallace
and Buff Cobb.

2.14 [37] The Sam Levenson Show
13May1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Rocky Graziano and Daughters.

2.15 [38] The Sam Levenson Show
20May1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Sheriff Bob Dixon

2.16 [39] The Sam Levenson Show
27May1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Jack E. Leonard

2.17 [40] The Sam Levenson Show
03Jun1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Joey Adams
Cindy Heller

2.18 [41] The Sam Levenson Show [Last show of the series]
10Jun1952 CBS Tues
Guests
Morey Amsterdam and Son.

############ The Sam Levenson Show ###########
############### season 3 1959 ################
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CBS Daytime (27Apr59-25Sep59)
Daytime show which replaced "Arthur Godfrey Time" when Arthur Godfrey had to undergo surgery
Produced by Charles Andrews

############ The Sam Levenson Show ###########
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