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The Walter Winchell Show(1956)
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Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox [Uploaded March 2019]
references:
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NBC

US Variety program. Fall 1956 13 episodes x 30 min

Hosted by Walter Winchell

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NBC Fridays 8:30 to 9pm (05Oct1956 to 28Dec1956)

[01]The Walter Winchell Show [Premiere]
05Oct1956 NBC Fri 8:30pm  [Chicago Tribune]
Guests
Perry Como
Sammy Davis Jr.
Lisa Kirk
Ernie Kovacs
Martha Raye
Red Buttons
Lola Fisher
playwright Mike Gazzo
and balladeer Josh White.
Highlights:
Perry Como saunters by to salute veteran songwriter Mitchell Parrish and sings "Moonight Love" and "Lullaby of Broadway".
From Broadway's "My Fair Lady" understudy Lola Fisher who sings "I Could Have Danced All Night".
Michael Gazzo, scripter of "A Hatful of Rain" contributes an interesting scene from his unfinished new play "All That Jazz".

[02] The Walter Winchell Show
12Oct1956 NBC Fri [Cumberland News]
Guests
Martha Raye
Don Cherry and his wife, Sharon Kay Ritchie
and The Baird Puppets.

[03] The Walter Winchell Show
19Oct1956 NBC Fri [Long Beach Press Telegram]
Guests
Sammy Davis Jr.
Roberta Sherwood
Bob and Larry Leslie
The Will Masten Trio
and a scene from the Broadway comedy hite "Reluctant Debutante" starring Anna Massey and John Merivale.

[04] The Walter Winchell Show
26Oct1956 NBC Fri [San Antonio Express]
Guests
Beatrice Lillie
Barry Sullivan
Lisa Kirk
and Jim Lowe.

[05] The Walter Winchell Show
02Nov1956 NBC Fri [San Rafael Daily Independent Journal]
Guests
Helen Hayes
Caterina Valente  (first TV appearance).
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

 [06] The Walter Winchell Show
09Nov1956 NBC Fri [San Rafael Daily Independent Journal]
Guests
Dick Haymes
John Wayne
Jane Froman
Bob Mathias
New dance team of Page and Bray

[07] The Walter Winchell Show
16Nov1956 NBC Fri [Bluefield Daily Telegraph]
Guests
Patrice Munsel, Metropolitan Opera Soprano
Andy Williams
Art Carney
and Lee Meriwether.
Highlights:
Patrice Munsel sings "It's Alright With Me" and from Madame Butterfly "One Fine Day".
Lee Meriwether and Art Carney do a short sketch from "The Seven Year Itch".
Note: This marks Miss Meriwether's first TV appearance in a dramatic role.

[08] The Walter Winchell Show
23Nov1956 NBC Fri [San Rafael Daily Independent Journal]
Guests
Edie Adams
Stubby Kaye
Peter Palmer
Gretchen Wyler
Al Capp
Johnny Mercer
and the cast of Broadway's "Li'l Abner".

[09] The Walter Winchell Show
30Nov1956 NBC Fri [Bluefield Daily Telegraph]
Guests
Jimmy Durante
Joey Bishop
and Jill Corey.
Highlights:
Jimmy Durante and Walter Winchell team up in a comedy stint.
Jill Corey sings "I Love My Baby".

[10] The Walter Winchell Show
07Dec1956 NBC Fri  [Bristol Daily Courier][Star News]
Guests
Frank Sinatra
Peggy Lee
Tony Martin
and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
*Note: This is the first of four shows from Burbank, California.

[11] The Walter Winchell Show
14Dec1956 NBC Fri
Guests
Nat King Cole
Joe E. Lewis
and Norma Douglas.

[12] The Walter Winchell Show
21Dec1956 NBC Fri [Elyria Chronicle Telegram]
Guests
Eddie Fisher
Debra Paget
Frankie Lymon
The Teenagers rock 'n' roll group.

[13] The Walter Winchell Show [Final show of the series]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k6Gd8m255w
28Dec1956 NBC Fri [Long Beach Press Telegram]
Guests
Frankie Laine
Lisa Kirk
Russ Tamblyn
Neile Adams
and Jack Carter.

"Blondie" takes over this timeslot.

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