CTVA US Music Variety - "The John Gary Show" (CBS)(Summer 1966)

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The John Gary Show (CBS)(1966)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:Rina Fox [Uploaded Feb 2020]
references:
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Produced by Denia Pictures Inc., a Danny Kaye Company
in association with
Illson-Chambers Productions
for
CBS (Taped at Television City, Hollywood)
Executive Producer Herbert Bonis
Produced and written by Saul Illson and Ernest Chambers
Directed by Stan Harris
Musical direction by Mitchell Ayres.
Choreographed by Jack Regas
Choral director Jimmy Joyce

Host John Gary

US Music Variety Show  Summer1966 12 episodes x 60 min in Color

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(summer replacement for "The Danny Kaye Show")
CBS Wednesdays at 10pm (22Jun1966 to 07Sep1966)

[01] The John Gary Show [Premiere]
22Jun1966 [Morning Herald]
Guests
entertainer Danny Kaye
singing duo Chad & Jeremy
and singer Leslie Uggams.
Highlights:
Danny and John duet on "Ten Girls Ago".
John sings "Alouette".
Leslie Uggams sings "The Trolley Song".
John and Leslie duet on "While You're Young".
Chad and Jeremy perform "Distant Shore" and "Hair".
John Gary and guests present a song-and-dance spot in the
English music hall style featuring such selections as
"England Swings", "Howja Do", "A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts",
"Where is Love?" and "Knees Up, Mama Brown".
Gary's opening medley includes, "More", "Yellow Bird" and "Georgia".
In it, he introduces the Jimmy Joyce Singers and the Jack Regas Dancers,
who will be regulars on the series.
Gary closes with "Danny Boy" and "Softly I Will Leave You".

[02] The John Gary Show
29Jun1966
Guests
Bob Crane and John Banner of "Hogan's Heroes"
singer Vikki Carr
and pianist Roger Williams.
Highlights:
John Banner romances Vikki Carr to the tune of a German love song "Wien, Wien, Nur Du Allein"
and both of them refrain with "Cute".
All join in for a pop medley segment ranging from "O Solo Mio"
and "Tonight We Love".

[03] The John Gary Show
06Jul1966 [Charleston Daily Mail]
Guests
comic actor Jules Munshin
The King Sisters
and musical duo The Pair Extraordinaire (Marcus Hemphill and Carl Craig).
Highlights:
The King Sisters sing "Make Someone Happy"
The Pair Extraordinaire sing "Summertime." (TV debut)
Songs from the Broadway musical "Fiddler on the Roof".
Jules Munshin plays an Italian movie director discussing his latest film.

[04] The John Gary Show
13Jul1966 [Charleston Gazette]
Guests
comedian Tim Conway
singer Joanie Sommers
and Vic Damone.
Highlights:
Medley on Paris and Summertime.
Joanin Sommers sings "I'm All Smiles".
Vic Damone performs "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World".
John Gary sings "Softly Will I Leave You".
In a comic segment, Tim Conway plays a knowlegable obstetrician.

[05] The John Gary Show
20Jul1966 [Wisconsin State Journal]
Guests
singer Eddy Arnold
Miss Faron Taylor
and the Smothers Brothers.
Highlights:
Eddy Arnold sings "Tip of My Finger".
Eddy and John do some river songs.
The Smothers Brothers tell of a "Lonely Goat Herd".
Faron Taylor sings "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me".

[06] The John Gary Show
27Jul1966 [Galveston News]
Guests
The Righteous Brothers
singer Anita Bryant
and the comedy duo of Avery Schreiber and Jack Burns.
Highlights:
Anita Bryant sings "Blues in the Night".
John and Anita duet with "Will You Remember".
Schreiber and Burns demonstrate their mind-reading act and spoof a toy salesman
making his pitch to a store owner.
John with guests Anita Bryant and the Righteous Brothers, in the big production
number built around spiritual songs.

[07] The John Gary Show
03Aug1966
Guests
impressionist Frank Gorshin
singers Jimmie Rodgers
and Vikki Carr.
Highlights:
Frank Gorshin gives impressions of American revolutionary heroes as enacted
by current movie stars and winds up doing Lincoln as he would be played by Broderick Crawford.
John with guests Vikki Carr and Jimmie Rodgers do a Rodgers and Hammerstein medley.

[08] The John Gary Show
10Aug1966
Guests
singer Rosemary Clooney
and comedian Norm Crosby.
Highlights:
Rosemary Clooney sings "The Best Thing For You Would Be Me".
John Gary sings "I Believe".
John with guests Rosemary Clooney and Norm Crosby do an Irish musical sketch
about leprechauns and colleens.
Norm Crosby talks about changes in men and women down through the ages.

[09] The John Gary Show
17Aug1966
Guests
vocalist Susan Barrett
pianist Liberace
and comedian Tim Conway.
Sketch:
A Western sketch featuring Tim Conway as Chief Crazy Bear, Sheriff John Gap,
Liberace as the Rhinestone Kid and Susan Barrett as the dance-hall girl Roxy.
Highlights:
Susan Barrett sings "The Very Thought of You".
John Gary sings "Buttons and Bows", "Granada" and "The Sound of Music".
Susan and John duet on "The Best is Yet to Come".
Liberace performs a medley of tunes.

[10] The John Gary Show
24Aug1966 [Las Vegas Sun]
Guests
singers Carol Lawrence
and Lou Rawls
and comedian John Byner.
Highlights:
John Gary opens the show singing "Prisoner of Love".
He then follows with an uptempo rendition of "Don't Rain on My Parade".
Carol Lawrence sings "You're Gonna Hear From Me".
John and Carol duet on "How Little We Know".
John Byner mimicks Tony Bennett, Ed Sullivan, George Jessel and Johnny Mathis.
John Gary and the Jimmy Joyce Singers perform "Don't Let the Rain Come Down".
Lou Rawls sings "Three O'Clock in the Morning".
John Gary, Lou Rawls and Carol Lawrence do a medley of Christmas tunes even thou it's the cool of the summertime.
John Gary sings a unique arrangement "Plight of the Bumblebee".
At the request of a fan, John Gary sings "Once Upon a Summertime".
The entire cast presents a "South of the Border" production featuring,
"Manana", "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps", "In a Little Spanish Town", "Babaloo" and "La Bamba".
In the final feature spot John Gary sings "A Fellow Needs a Girl" and closes with "Softly as I Leave You",

[11] The John Gary Show
31Aug1966 [Wisconsin State Journal][Tucson Citizen]
Guests
Morey Amsterdam
and Joanie Sommers.
Highlights:
Morey and Joanie sing "Elegance".
Joanie Sommers sings "Alfie".
John Gary sings "You Are" and "Warm and Willing".
The entire cast joins in a streamlined production of an old-time minstrel show
featuring songs "Down Yonder", "The Robert E. Lee", "Carolina in the Morning" and "Dry Bones".

[12] The John Gary Show [Last show of the season]
07Sep1966
Guests
Ed Ames of "Daniel Boone"
vocalist Susan Barrett
and comedian Norm Crosby.
Special appearances from Danny Kaye and pianist John Price.
Highlights:
John Gary sings "Try to Remember".
Susan Barrett sings "Going Out of My Head".
John joins the cast in an Italian sequence featuring numbers like "Volare".
Gary sings and shows off some slides of his skin diving motor, the aqua-peller.

Note: John Gary returns in The John Gary Show (Synd) (1968))  Syndicated Series of 24 episodes

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