CTVA US Music Variety - "Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse" (ABC)(1951)

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The Frances Langford - Don Ameche Show (ABC Daytime Variety)(1951-52)
Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse (1951)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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DON AMECHE'S MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE (1951)
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WJZ-TV for ABC
Produced by Felix Jackson 

US Music Variety Series 1951 (05Jul51-4Oct51)

Hosted by Don Ameche
Co-Starring: Betty Brewer

with regulars:
Josh Shelley (comedian)
Dorothy Greener
Bernie Green Orchestra


It replaced the very similar Hotel Holiday (ABC)(1950-51)



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ABC Thursdays (05Jul51-4Oct51) WJZ-TV 9-9:30pm
Don Ameche plays the role of Dan Cupid the hotel manager.

[01] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse  [Premiere]
05Jul1951  NYC
Host Don Ameche
with Betty Brewer, Dorothy Greener
and the Charles Tate Dancers.

[02] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
12Jul1951
09Aug1951 [Independent Long Beach, Ca]
Synopsis:
Don Ameche causes William Shakespeare to turn over in his grave when he attempts to play Hamlet.

[03] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
19Jul1951

[04] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
26Jul1951
23Aug1951 [San Antonio Light] [Independent Long Beach, Ca]
Synopsis:
Don Ameche converts his musical playhouse into a training camp site in order to meet a mortgage payment.

[05] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
02Aug1951

[06] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
09Aug1951

[07] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
16Aug1951
13Sep1951 [San Mateo Times]
Synopsis:
Don Ameche hires a stage-hand noted for her temperament and beauty
and finds he has his hands full.

[08] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
23Aug1951
20Sep1951 [San Mateo Times]
Synopsis:
A plane crashes nearby and two survivors cause a deafening silence
between Don Ameche and Betty Brewer on "Musical Playhouse".

[09] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
30Aug1951

[10] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
06Sep1951

[11] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
13Sep1951

[12] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
20Sep1951
04Oct1951 [Independent Long Beach]

[13] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse
27Sep1951 NYT
11Oct1951 [Independent Long Beach]
Guest
Mischa Auer

[14] Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse [Final show of the series]
04Oct1951
18Oct1951 [Independent Long Beach]
Synopsis:
Don Ameche hangs the "For Sale" sign on his Summer Theatre.

"Herb Shriner Time" premieres in this spot October 11, 1951.

The Frances Langford - Don Ameche Show (ABC Daytime Variety)(1951-52)

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