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The John Gary Show(Synd)(1968)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:Rina Fox [Uploaded Feb 2020]
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THE JOHN GARY SHOW (1968)
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 Scripps-Howard WGN-Continental Productions Inc.
in association with Joseph Csida Enterprises Inc.
for
Syndication
Executive producer Sheldon Cooper
Producers Al Schwartz and Hal Wallace
Director Al Schwartz / Writer Hal Wallace
Musical director Sammy Spear
Conductor John Price

US Music Variety Show 1968 24 episodes x 90 min

Episodes 1-12: Taped in the new Hilton Plaza Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida (02Mar1968 to 25May1968)
Episodes 13-24:Taped in Hollywood (20Jul1968 to 05Oct1968)

Host John Gary

Theme Song "Give Some Time to Happy"
written by Charles M. Jones and Norma Green.

############### The John Gary Show ##############
################## season 1968 #################
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(02Mar1968 to 25May1968) Saturdays 10:20pm 90 minutes
(20Jul1968 to 05Oct1968) Saturdays 7:00pm 90 minutes

[01] The John Gary Show [Premiere]
02Mar1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune][rerun 08Jun68]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
singers Eddy Arnold
and Susan Barrett
comic Bill Dana
comedienne Fannie Flagg
singing group The Arbors
harpist Corky Hale
and cockatoo-haired Wayne Cochran and the CC Riders.

[02] The John Gary Show
09Mar1968 Sat 10:20pm WGN ch. 9 [Chicago Tribune]
06Apr1968 Sat [Bakersfield Californian]
04May1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
Soul singer James Brown
singers Tony Martin
and Luba Lisa
Israeli songstress Yafa Yarkoni
comics Alan Drake, Jackie Kannon
and Chuck McCann
and comedy team Marsh and Adams.

[03] The John Gary Show
16Mar1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune][rerun 22Jun68]
25May1968 Sat 8pm [Arizona Republic]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
comedienne Carol Burnett
jazz pianist Erroll Garner
singer Della Reese
comic Henny Youngman
comedienne Totie Fields
Maura Giveney
and singing duo Peaches and Herb.
Highlights:
Erroll Garner performs "Like It Is".

[--] The John Gary Show
23Mar1968 Sat 10:20pm
pre-empted for NCAA Basketball Championship.


[04] The John Gary Show
30Mar1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune][rerun 01Jun68]
11May1968 Sat 8pm [Arizona Republic]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
comedienne Edie Adams
actor Bill Daily
songstress Freda Payne
musician Webb Pierce
singer Tommy Leonetti
and The Buckinghams.
Highlights:
Tommy Leonetti sings "By the Time I Get to Phoenix".
The Buckinghams perform "Susan" and "What Is Love?"

[05] The John Gary Show
06Apr1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune]
01Jun1968 Sat 8pm [Arizona Republic]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
actor Herschel Bernardi
musician Lionel Hampton
singer Kay Hart
actor-comedian Bill Daily
comic Jackie Mason
magician Harry Blackstone Jr.
the rock group Blood, Sweat and Tears.
Highlights:
Herschel Bernardi sings "If I Were a Rich Man".
Lionel Hampton performs "Taste of Honey".

[06] The John Gary Show
13Apr1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune][rerun 06Jul68]
18May1968 Sat 8pm [Arizona Republic]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
actress Monique van Vooren
singers Billy Daniels
and Peggy March
comic Jerry Collins
a filmed interview with Joey Bishop
and Bottoms-Up review with Nancy Austin.

[07] The John Gary Show
20Apr1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
author-colunnist Jim Bishop
singers Billy Daniels
and Rita Gardner
comic Jerry Shane
Boyce and Hart
Tania Solnick
and The Four Saints.
On film: an interview with singer Jimmie Rodgers

[08] The John Gary Show
27Apr1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune][rerun 13Jul68]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
Jacqueline Susann author of "Valley of the Dolls"
comedian Soupy Sales
singers Anita Bryant
and Kaye Stevens
musician Boots Randolph
Jo Ann Castle
LeRoy Van Dyke
and Sammy Spear and the Orchestra.
Highlights:
Anita Bryant sings "Yellow Days".
Kaye Stevens sings "That's Life".

[09] The John Gary Show
04May1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune]
03Aug1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
director Woody Allen
Allan Sherman
actor Michael Callan
singer Judy Branch
Don Bowman
Jesse Ferguson and the Gospel Jazz Singers
and Los Indios Trabajares
Highlights:
Judy Branch sings "Ain't Misbehavin'".
Los Indios Trabajares perform "Flight of the Bumblebee".

[10] The John Gary Show
11May1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
comedian Morey Amsterdam
guitarist Juan Serrano
singers Leon Bibb
and Carmel Quinn
Bill Anderson
Jan Howard
Cucho Viera
and Tommy James and the Shondells.

[11] The John Gary Show
18May1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
comic actor Shelley Berman
singers Bobby Goldsboro
and Lesley Gore
Professor Irwin Corey
psychic Peter Hurkos
Leigh Spear
and The Lemon Pipers.
Highlights:
After the initial shots of Florida's beautiful scenery and his opening theme, "Give Some Time to Happy".
John opens his show in The Great Room of the Hilton Plaza in Miami Beach
with the classic tune from "My Fair Lady", "On the Street Where You Live".
Lesley Gore sings "Up, Up and Away".
The Lemon Pipers sing "Rice is Nice".
John sings "Tender is the Night".
Closes with "Softly" is Rodgers and Hammerstein's immortal song from "Carousel", "You'll Never Walk Alone".

[12] The John Gary Show
25May1968 Sat 10:20pm [Chicago Tribune]
From Miami Beach
Host John Gary
Guests
Country singer Glen Campbell
singer-actor John Davidson
comedian Jackie Gayle
Donna Jean Young
Henson Cargill
and The Pleasure Seekers.
Highlights:
Glen Campbell sings "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and "Gentle on My Mind".
John Davidson sings "Hello Young Lovers".

[--] The John Gary Show
01Jun1968 [repeat from 30Mar68]
Edie Adams, Bill Daily, Freda Payne, Webb Pierce, Tommy Leonetti and The Buckinghams.

[--] The John Gary Show
08Jun1968 [repeat from 02Mar68]
Eddy Arnold, Bill Dana, Susan Barrett, Fannie Flagg, Corky Hale, The Arbors, Wayne Cochran and the CC Riders.

[--] The John Gary Show
15Jun1968 [repeat from 09Mar68]
Tony Martin, James Brown, Luba Lisa, Alan Drake, Tony Adams, Lou March, Jackie Kannon, Chuck McCann and Yafa Yarkoni.

[--] The John Gary Show
22Jun1968 [repeat from 16Mar68]
Carol Burnett, Totie Fields, Della Reese, Henny Youngman, Erroll Garner, Peaches and Herb, Bill Daily and Maura McGiveney.

[--] The John Gary Show
29Jun1968
pre-empted for "Something Special" with Patti Page, Mel Torme, Susan Barrett and Stan Kenton and his Orchestra.

[--] The John Gary Show
06Jul1968 [repeat from 13Apr68]
Monique van Vooren, Billy Daniels, Jerry Collins, Peggy March, Joey Bishop and Nancy Austin.

[--] The John Gary Show
13Jul1968 [repeat from 27Apr68]
Jacqueline Susann, Boots Randolph, Soupy Sales, Jo Ann Castle, Kaye Stevens, Anita Bryant and LeRoy Van Dyke
.

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Show moves to Hollywood with a new timeslot of Saturdays 7pm.
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[13] The John Gary Show
20Jul1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
TV host Steve Allen
entertainer Chita Rivera
comedian-actor Guy Marks
comedian Avery Schreiber
actor Victor Buono
singer-actress Jane Kean
and the Hollywood based band of Mitchell Ayres.

[14] The John Gary Show
27Jul1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
singers Johnny Mathis
and Kay Starr
actress Sheila MacRae
comic Charlie Manna
and The Electric Flag.
Highlights:
Johnny Mathis sings "The Look of Love".
Kay Starr sings "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You".

[15] The John Gary Show
03Aug1968 Sat 7pm
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
Zsa Zsa Gabor
singers Vic Damone
and Buddy Greco
comic Marty Ingels.
Highlights:
Vic Damone sings "Somewhere".
Buddy Greco sings "Hello, Young Lovers" and "Tenderly".

[16] The John Gary Show
10Aug1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
actor Cesar Romero
comic actor Tim Conway
singers Joanie Sommers, Molly Bee and Bobby Vee
comedians Avery Schreiber and Allan Drake
and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Highlights:
Joanie Sommers sings "Here's That Rainy Day".
Bobby Vee sings "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes".

[17] The John Gary Show
17Aug1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
actors Fernando Lamas
and William Shatner
singer-actor Jack Cassidy
singer Jaye P. Morgan
comic actor Pat Buttram
and comedian Avery Schreiber.

[18] The John Gary Show
24Aug1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
comedian Milton Berle
raconteur Ken Murray
comic actor Avery Schreiber
singer Lorrie Frazier
David Watson
and Pat & Cash.

[19] The John Gary Show
31Aug1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
comedian Jack Carter
Country singer Roy Clark
Country performer Minnie Pearl
singer-actress Pat Suzuki
comedian-actor Allan Drake
Tony Daryll
and singer-musician Jose Felicano.
Highlights:
Pat Suzuki sings "Hardhearted Hanna".
John sings "Up, Up and Away" and "What Now, My Love?"

[20] The John Gary Show
07Sep1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
Don Galloway, Don Mitchell and Barbara Anderson of "Ironside"
comedian Redd Foxx
singers Marguerite Piazza
and Tommy Leonetti
and comedy duo Stiller and Meara.
Highlights:
Tommy Leonetti sings "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You".

[21] The John Gary Show
14Sep1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
singer Gisele MacKenzie
comedienne Judy Carne
singer-actor Robert Clary
actors Greg Morris
and Marshall Thompson.
Highlights:
John sings "From This Moment On."

[22] The John Gary Show
21Sep1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
entertainer Andy Russell
actress Agnes Moorehead
actor Jim Backus
comedian Sandy Baron
musician Big Tiny Little
and Prof. Irwin Corey.

[23] The John Gary Show
28Sep1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
TV personality George Jessel
comic actor Hamilton Camp
actress-dancer Ann Miller
Country singer Hank Thompson
Israeli singer Ron Eliran
actress Chris Noel
accordionist Dick Contino
and comedian Poncie Ponce.

[24] The John Gary Show [Final show of the series]

05Oct1968 Sat 7pm [Arizona Republic]
From Hollywood
Host John Gary
Guests
singer-actor Jack Cassidy
actress Anne Jeffreys
actor Kurt Kasznar
singer Roberta Sherwood
comic Jackie Kahane
and puppeteer Shari Lewis
Highlights:
Roberta Sherwood sings "I Taught Him Everything He Knows".

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