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 Season 2 (NBC)(1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger [Uploaded Nov-2019]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (https://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

NYT and Brooklyn Daily Eagle
 

 NBC Television Network Presentation
Producer Paul Orr
Director Kirk Alexander
Writers Jack Douglas, Paul W. Keyes, Walter Kempley, Earl Doud.

Hosted by Jack Paar

Announcer Franklin Pangborn (1957)
Announcer Hy Averback (1958)
Announcer Hugh Downs (1958-1962)
Musical director, Jose Melis Orchestra (1957-1962)

Recurring
Dody Goodman

Mondays to Fridays late night (11:30pm / midnight)
July 29, 1957 to September 28, 1962.

Black-and-white (1957-1960) / Color (1960-1962)

Jack of himself. "I'm complicated, sentimental, lovable, honest, loyal, decent, generous, likable, and lonely.
My personality is not split, itís shredded."

Jack Paar left his show in March 1962 and guest hosts continued until
Johnny Carson who was on a daily afternoon quiz show "Who Do You Trust?"
was under contract until September. He would take over the show October 1, 1962 under the title
"The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson".
During the months between Paar and Carson the show was broadcast under the title,
"The Tonight Show".
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2.01 [285] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer Johnny Mercer
TV personality Virginia Graham
singer Marion Marlowe
jockey Billy Pearson
and Charles Schwartz and his hunting dog.
Highlights:
Marion Marlowe sings "Belle of the Ball" and "Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine".

2.02 [286] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Israeli artist Shai K. Ophir who does one of his pantomime routines.
Jack makes a bold try at playing badminton with the world's champion Hugh Forgie
comedian Cliff Arquette
actress Peggy Cass
singer Bob Travis
and Jose plays a medley of "Annie Get Your Gun" songs.

2.03 [287] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
cabaret singer Hildegarde
jockey Billy Pearson
singer Tony Rossi
and Minnie Guggenheim director of New York's Lewisohn Stadium.
Highlights:
Tony Rossi sings "S'Wonderful", "Hey There" and "My Heart is So Full of You".
Jack does a comedy bit as "Fouled-Up Freddie".

2.04 [288] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Jazz guitarist Eddie Condon
musician Thomas Sugrue
and Jazz pianist-composer James Sherman
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Louis Nye
comedienne Kaye Ballard
and singer Betty Ann Grove.
Highlights:
Betty Ann Groves sings "I Keep Running Away From You," "Canadian Sunset" and "Not For Me To Say."
Jose plays "Out Of This World" and "Young, Warm And Wonderful."
Comic interludes spot Kaye Ballard, Louis Nye with an army routine.
Cliff Arquette with another letter from mom.

2.05 [289] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
abductee Howard Menger insists he has been to outer space and also says he has talked to Martians.
comedian Dave Gardner
comedy duo Ford and Hines,
plus Jose's welcome bit at the piano
and singer Marion Marlowe.

2.06 [290] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Reginald Denny
actress Zsa Zsa Gabor
comedians Louis Nye
and Jackie Kahane
writer Helen Laurenson an expert on Latin Lovers, talks about her book on that subject
and singer Louise O'Brien.
Highlights:
Louise O'Brien sings "It's Good to Be Alive" and "I've Got it Bad".

2.07 [291] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
old-time comic Jimmy Savo
comedian Professor Backwards (Jimmy Edmondson)
singer Jack Haskell
comedian Cliff Arquette
and hat designer Sally Victor.

2.08 [292] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Thelma Ritter
stage actress-singer Lola Fisher
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Jimmy Edmondson
Minnie Guggenheim
and Max Asnas who serves sandwiches to the theater trade, talks about his customers.

2.09 [293] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
singer Jack Haskell
comedian Cliff Arquette
and French singer Genevieve.
Highlights:
Genevieve sings "Allez Vous En".
Jack Haskell sings "The Lady's in Love With You" and "Bye and Bye".
Jose plays "Enchanted Island".

2.10 [294] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Pamela Mason
comedian Gene Baylos
singer Marion Marlowe
and French singer Genevieve.
Highlights:
Genevieve sings "La Route Enchante".
Marian Marlowe sings "Sorento".
Jose Melis plays "Chicoco, Chicoco".

2.11 [295] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Virginia Graham
singer-actress Marilyn Cantor Baker
vocalist Betty Johnson
product demonstrator Barbara Hunt
and French singer Genevieve.

2.12 [296] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Alice Pearce
columnist Elsa Maxwell
comedian Cliff Arquette
vocalist Betty Johnson
and French singer Genevieve.
Highlights:
Genevieve sings "I Love Paris".

2.13 [297] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Virginia Graham
comedian Dave Gardner
press agent Jim Moran
vocalist Betty Johnson
columnist Elsa Maxwell
and French singer Genevieve.

2.14 [298] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Peggy Cass
actress-comedienne Alice Pearce
comedian Cliff Arquette
product demonstrator Barbara Hunt
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.15 [299] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor-comedian Art Carney
author James Hurst
British actress Hermione Gingold
humorist Sam Levenson
and vocalist Betty Johnson.
Highlights:
Betty Johnson sings "There's Nothing Nicer Than People" and "He Was Too Good For Me".

2.16 [300] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
entertainer Kay Thompson
comedienne Dody Goodman
singer Marion Marlowe
and singing duo Gardner and Nelson.
Highlights:
Jack sings "The Party's Over".

2.17 [301] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
entertainers Phil Ford
and Mimi Hines
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Pat Harrington Jr.
singer Jack Haskell
Jim Bishop, writer and columnist of the New York Journal-American talks about his new book on Space
and Elizabeth Daniel Squire of the Mirror has palm reading on her mind.

2.18 [302] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedians Paul Lynde
and Pat Harrington Jr.
magician Theodore
and vocalist Marion Marlowe.

2.19 [303] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Art Linkletter
actor Eli Mintz
singer Johnny Desmond
and comedian Cliff Arquette.
Highlights:
Johnny Desmond sings "East of the Sun", "Miss America" and a medley of "Second Time You Meet" and "Try to Love Me As I Am".

2.20 [304] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
comedy writer Jack Douglas
and singer Marion Marlowe.

2.21 [305] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
director John Huston
actor Hans Conried
comediene Dody Goodman
comedian Irwin Corey
and vocalist Sylvia Syms.
Highlights:
Dody Goodman sings "I Talked to Flowers".

2.22 [306] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Sep1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Denise Lor
columnist Elsa Maxwell
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr.
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.23 [307] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Thelma Ritter
singer Louise O'Brien
comedian Cliff Arquette
and lady lawyer Deborah Rowland.

2.24 [308] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
singers Jack Haskell
and Louise O'Brien
comedienne-actress Peggy Cass
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.25 [309] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Oct1958
Virginia Graham is the guest host
Guests
humorist-comic artist Harry Hershfield
journalist-author Walter Kiernan
musical performer Lilo
and baseball player Willie Mays.

2.26 [310] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host for the week
Guests
Fred Haney manager of the Milwaukee Braves
actress Eva Gabor
pianist Jose Melis
and singer Alan Copeland.

2.27 [311] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
actress Betsy Von Furstenberg
comedian Sid Gould
singer Danny Costello
and the talking crow Ras-Ko with his trainer.
Highlights:
Danny Costello sings "Lucky Day", "When Your Love Has Gone" and "Can't You Just See Yourself".

2.28 [312] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
radio personality Don McNeill
vocalists Alan Copeland
and Dick Williams.

2.29 [313] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
news analyst H.V. Kaltenborn
vocalist David Allen
and boxer Rocky Graziano.

2.30 [314] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Announcer Hugh Downs
Guests
actress Eva Gabor
comic actor Tom Poston
comedian Lou Carter
vocalist Bob Carroll
Boxcar Betty
archer Ann Marston
Bill Vaccaro, bellboy at the Hotel Edison
and The Garcias, a mind-reading act.

2.31 [315] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
drummer Buddy Rich
and comedienne Rose Marie.

2.32 [316] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
singers Eileen Barton
and Margarita Sierra
and comedian Don Adams.

2.33 [317] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
comedienne Rose Marie
singer Felicia Sanders
and comedian Wally Griffin.

2.34 [318] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
former Miss Oklahoma, singer Louise O'Brien
and voice actor Leo de Lyon.

2.35 [319] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Oct1958
Johnny Carson is the guest host
Guests
Country music singer Martha Carson
comedienne Rose Marie
and raconteur George Jessel.

2.36 [320] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
vocalist Anita Wood
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
comedienne Phyllis Diller
and French singer Genevieve.
Highlights:
Genevieve sings "C'est Magnifique".

2.37 [321] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
singer-actress Florence Henderson
actress Alice Ghostley
columnist Elsa Maxwell
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.38 [322] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Denise Lor
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
comedians Louis Nye
and Lou Holtz
and magician Chan Canasta.

2.39 [323] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
composer-pianist-satirist Alec Templeton
singer-actress Florence Henderson
comedienne Peggy Cass
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.40 [324] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
singer Richard Hayes
comedian Milt Kamen
and comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini.

2.41 [325] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Duke of Bedford, Ian Tavistock
actor Robert Morse
comedienne Kaye Ballard
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.42 [326] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Mary Boland
comedian Cliff Arquette
comedienne Kaye Ballard
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.43 [327] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedienne Phyllis Diller
comic actor Orson Bean
singer Danny Scholl
and Minnie Guggenheim.

2.44 [328] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Oct1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedienne Carol Burnett
comedian Cliff Arquette
TV personality Dagmar
and vocalist Betty Johnson.
Highlights:
Jack does one of his "It's All Relative" routines
and the one he calls "whatever happened to" with Hugh Downs.
Betty Johnson sings "My Ship" and "He Was Too Good to Me".

2.45 [329] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
31Oct1958
Virginia Graham is the substitute host for Jack Paar who is leaving for Hollywood.
Guests
actor Gig Young
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.46 [330] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
entertainer Bob Hope
actor-comedian Ben Blue
comedian Cliff Arquette
and French singer Genevieve.

*Note: News item: At one point there seemed to be a genuine fight brewing between announcer Hy Averbach
and guest Bob Hope over a chance remark by Hope about nose jobs. Hope was also shooting a little live
ammunition at Paar's writer, Jack Douglas, who once worked for Hope. Paar's first show from Hollywood
felt a little stiff and uncomfortable.

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Nov1958
pre-empted for the Coronation of Pope John XXIII and Election returns.


2.47 [331] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor-comedian-pianist Oscar Levant
comedian Cliff Arquette
and French singer Genevieve.

2.48 [332] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
pianist-entertainer Liberace
actor-singer Phil Harris
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.49 [333] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actors Vincent Price
and Hans Conried
singer Estelita Rodriguez
jockey Billy Pearson
and comedienne Barbara Heller.
Highlights:
Jack Paar has his arm in a sling, the result of a fall on the previous night's show.
Paar discusses art with Hans Conried and Vincent Price and with them does dramatic readings of modern ads.
Jose Melis plays "Laura".
Estelita Rodriguez sings "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee".
The mystery relative is George Gobel's son Greg.

2.50 [334] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Adolph Menjou
comedian Jerry Colonna
comedienne Barbara Heller
singer Leona Anderson does one of her weird "crow" songs
French singer Genevieve
and Jack interviews a 96-year-old gentledman Lou Long.
Highlights:
Betty Riley sings "Fever".
Adolphe Menjou discusses silent movie stars and old Hollywood.
Mrs. Miller was flown out to Los Angeles by NBC; she has not missed one show in 18 months.
The mystery relative is Groucho Marx's daughter Melinda.

2.51 [335] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-comedian-actor Dennis Day
comic Jerry Colonna
comedian Cliff Arquette
songstress Betty Reilly
and Flying Ace Col. Greg "Pappy" Boyington
Highlights:
Cliff Arquette as Charlie Weaver reads a letter from Mama.
Paar talks to Mrs. Miller who is in the audience; Dennis Day is sitting next to her.
The mystery relative is William Bendix's daughter Lorraine.

2.52 [336] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Groucho Marx
pianist Oscar Levant
and comic actor Billy De Wolfe.

2.53 [337] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian George Burns
Danny Lewis (Jerry Lewis' father)
comic actor Billy De Wolfe
performer Leona Anderson
comedian Cliff Arquette
and French singer Genevieve.

2.54 [338] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Buster Keaton
entertainer Ken Murray
actress Marie Wilson
singer-actress Fifi D'Orsay
pianist-vocalist Earl Grant
comedian Cliff Arquette
and Gus Constance.
Highlights:
Earl Grant performs "The Nearness of You".
Jack Paar talks with Gus Constance, vice president of the Brown Derby restaurant.

2.55 [339] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Liza Minnelli
accordionist Dick Contino
comedienne Barbara Heller
comedian Cliff Arquette
and French singer Genevieve.

2.56 [340] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Tallulah Bankhead
comedians Dave Willock
and Cliff Arquette
and songstress May Williams.

2.57 [341] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
raconteur George Jessel
comedienne Arlene Harris
and vocalist Ruth Olay.

2.58 [342] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Nov1958
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
producer-actor Jack Webb
comic actor Billy de Wolfe
comedian Cliff Arquette
French singer Genevieve
and vocalist Elizabeth Doubleday.

2.59 [343] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21Nov1958
From Hollywood
Bill Leyden is the substitute host.
Guests

2.60 [344] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Nov1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress France Nuyen
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
TV personality Peggy Cass
journalist-writer Norman Lobsenz
and singer Danny Scholl.

2.61 [345] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Nov1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist Sam Levene
comedienne Phyllis Diller
comedian Cliff Arquette
and Major Mary Anne Moulton of the Civil Air Patrol.

2.62 [346] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Nov1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist Roger Price
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
comedienne Jorie Remus
singer Jack Haskell
and Italian sculptor Fiore de Henriquez.

2.63 [347] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Nov1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedienne-actress Peggy Cass
ventriloquist Senor Wences
comedian Danny Dillon
and singer Danny Scholl.

2.64 [348] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28Nov1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress France Nuyen
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
comedy writer Ronnie Graham
comedian Don Adams
and singer Jack Haskell.

2.65 [349] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Virginia Graham
singer Ruth Olay
accordian player Dick Contino
and comedian Cliff Arquette.
Plus, Jack is reminding everyone Christmas is just around the corner
with fifty Santa Clauses, the ones who volunteer their services and stand
on street corners collecting money for charities, make a special appearance.
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date 01Dec1958 radio commentator-journalist Mary Margaret McBride Santa

2.66 [350] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
columnist Elsa Maxwell
French singer Genevieve
and sleight-of-hands artist Chan Canasta.

2.67 [351] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Dec1958
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
TV personality Arlene Francis
comedian Wally Griffin
and singer Ruth Olay.

2.68 [352] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Mary Boland
comedienne Peggy Cass
and singer Judy Lynn.

2.69 [353] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedy writer Jack Douglas
comedian-actor Orson Bean
vocalist Ruth Olay
and French singer Genevieve.

2.70 [354] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist Abe Burrows
vocalist Betty Johnson
French singer Genevieve
comedian Professor Irwin Corey
and Jean Williams who teaches airline stewardesses how to be perfect.
Highlights:
Jack sings "Crabgrass".
Jack does a "Dragnet" sketch and helps the Berlitz boys fracture some phrases.
Betty Johnson sings "There's Nothing Nicer Than People".

2.71 [355] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
writer Kay Thompson
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
and singer Betty Johnson.

2.72 [356] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
vocalist Umberto Tozzi
comedian Dave Gardner
and dance team Elsa and Waldo.

2.73 [357] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actors Robert and Colette Dhery
Pierre Olaf
who are members of the cast of "La Plume de ma Tante".

2.74 [358] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Peggy Cass
singing comedy duo Phil Ford and Mimi Hines
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.75 [359] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
singer Ella Logan
comedian Professor Irwin Corey
and vocalist Felicia Saunders.

2.76 [360] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Cliff Arquette
wrestler Haystack Calhoun
Capt. R.B. Laning of the atomic sub Seawolf
singer Sheila Guyse
and vocalist Felicia Saunders.

2.77 [361] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
entertainer Dagmar
singer Bob Carroll
comedians Paul Dooley
and Robin Bain
Minnie Guggenheim
and vocalist Felicia Saunders.

2.78 [362] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
media critic John Crosby
singer-actress Florence Henderson
actor Robert Dhery of Broadway's (via Paris) "La Plume de ma Tante" brings Jacques Legras along on a return visit,
singer Felicia Saunders
French singer Genevieve
and marriage matchmaker Mrs. Ray Leifer.

2.79 [363] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
writer Kay Thompson
disk jockeys Ted Brown
and Rhoda Brown
comic Lenny Maxwell
singers Felicia Saunders
and Bob Carroll.
Highlights:
Bob Carroll sings "So in Love" and "I Concentrate on You".

2.80 [364] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Dec1958 [Oakland Tribune]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
columnists Mary Margaret McBride
and Jim Bishop
and singer Danny Scholl.

 



2.81 [365] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
author Jim Bishop
comedian Cliff Arquette
Jim Henson and The Muppets.
Highlights:
In honor of the night before Christmas Eve, Jack interviews a truly great authority on the life of Christ, columnist Jim Bishop.
A "Dragnet-Monster" skit with horror movie emcee Zacherle lending Jack a hand.
The Muppets perform a Christmas sketch.

2.82 [366] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singers Genevieve
and Jack Haskell
Jack's daughter Randy
Jose's son Michael
and Hugh Downs' daughter Didi all pay a holiday visit.
Highlights:
Genevieve sings "Jingle Bells" and reads "The Night Before Christmas".
Jack Haskell sings "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".

*Note: Show was shortened to 45 minutes for the Midnight Christmas Eve Mass.

2.83 [367] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Carol Channing
singer Pat Suzuki
comedian Cliff Arquette
and comic Dave Gardner.

2.84 [368] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
actress Ann B. Davis
singer Danny Scholl
Jack's daughter Randy Paar
and French singer Genevieve.
Highlights:
Randy and her dad Jack repeat their engaging performance "I Rememer It Well".
Genevieve sings "La Java".
Danny Scholl sings "Great Day" and "Where Or When".
Jack has another session of his "helpful" speech clinic for Hugh Downs' special benefit.

2.85 [369] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White,
actor Hans Conried
magician George Jason
and jockey Billy Pearson.

2.86 [370] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Dec1958 [San Diego Union]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer Elaine Malbin
comedienne Peggy Cass
and comedian Cliff Arquette.
Highlights:
Elaine Malkin sings' "And This Is My Beloved" and "El Reliciao".
Jose Melis plays "Serenade to a Wealthy Widow".

2.87 [371] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
31Dec1958
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
French singer Genevieve
jockey Billy Pearson
and a French artist who calls himself Monsieur Crayon.
Highlights:
Genevieve sings "The Night They Invented Champagne".
Plus a half hour repeat of Oscar Levant's first visit with Jack.

2.88 [372] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress-comedienne Jane Connell
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.89 [373] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist-author Alexander King
vocalist Ellen Hanley
French singer Genevieve
and Berlitz Language teachers.
Highlights:
Jose Melis plays "My Concerto".

2.90 [374] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
entertainer Carol Channing
singer-actress Diahann Carroll
TV personality Virginia Graham
and French singer Genevieve.

2.91 [375] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Operatic soprano-actress Dorothy Sarnoff
Reverend Billy Graham
French singer Genevieve
comedian Cliff Arquette
and widow of Bernard McFadden, Johnnie Lee McFadden, recalls some anecdotes of her fabulous spouse.
Highlights:
Dorothy Sarnoff sings "And This Is My Beloved" and "Dance, Everybody Dance."

2.92 [376] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Zsa Zsa Gabor
singers Diahann Carroll
and Bill Hayes
and comedienne Peggy Cass.

2.93 [377] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Nina Foch
comedienne Phyllis Diller
comedian Cliff Arquette
singer Bill Hayes
and French singer Genevieve.
Highlights:
Bill Hayes sings "Breezing Along with the Breeze", "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries" and "There Goes My Heart".
Jose plays "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "You Forgot Your Gloves".
Jack and Hugh try to figure out "What They Were Really Doing" in a skit.

2.94 [378] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
vocalist Virginia Martin
comedy writer Jack Douglas
and British comedienne Hermione Gingold

2.95 [379] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Ilka Chase
humorist Alexander King
comedian Shelley Berman
and singer-actress Florence Henderson
Highlights:
Florence Henderson sings "Baubles, Bangles and Beads" and "Never Never Land".
Jose Melis plays "Dardanella".

2.96 [380] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
publicist Jim Moran
comedian Cliff Arquette
columnist Elsa Maxwell
and singer Judy Lynn.
Highlights:
Judy Lynn sings "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm".
Jose Melis plays "Copamarina" and "Dream Love".

2.97 [381] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor-comedian Dick Van Dyke,
singer-actress Florence Henderson
comedian Dave Gardner
and French singer Genevieve.

2.98 [382] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Celeste Holm
stage performer Elaine Stritch
comedian Cliff Arquette
singers Jill Corey
and Genevieve.

2.99 [383] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Jan1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Jonathan Winters
actress Betty White
comedienne-actress Elaine Stritch
and singer Jack Haskell.

2.100 [384] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Jan1959
Dick Van Dyke is the guest host
Guests
actress Wendy Barrie
comedienne Peggy Cass
singer Teddi King
and Pat Palmer New York rental agent.

2.101 [385] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Jan1959
Dick Van Dyke is the guest host
Guests
actress Faye Emerson
comedian Henny Youngman
singer Louise O'Brien
cartoonist Walt Kelly
and comic Jimmy Savo.

2.102 [386] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21Jan1959
Dick Van Dyke is the guest host
Guests
artist Salvador Dali
vocalist Jimmy Rushing
and comedienne Pat Bright.

2.103 [387] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Jan1959
Dick Van Dyke is the guest host
Guests
husband and wife radio team Ted Brown and the Redhead
comedians Morey Amsterdam
and Don Adams
and singer Bobby Short.

2.104 [388] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Jan1959
Dick Van Dyke is the guest host
Guests
actress Gretchen Wyler
comedienne Peggy Cass
and vocalist Merv Griffin.

2.105 [389] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Jan1959
Hugh Downs is the guest host
Guests
comedian Louis Nye
actress Betsy Palmer
vocalist Felicia Saunders
and tenor Giovanni Consiglio.

2.106 [390] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Jan1959
Hugh Downs is the guest host
Guests
actress Siobhan McKenna
and vocalist Earl Grant.

2.107 [391] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28Jan1959
Hugh Downs is the guest host
Guests
actor Laurence Harvey
actress Betsy Palmer
comedian-actor Orson Bean
and television critic Cleveland Amory.

2.108 [392] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Jan1959
Hugh Downs is the guest host
Guests
publicist Jim Moran
comedienne Peggy Cass
singer Felicia Saunders
guitarist Rey De La Torre
and Boris Morris.

2.109 [393] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Jan1959
Hugh Downs is the guest host
Guests
singer Danny Costello
and record dealer Sam Goody.

2.110 [394] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedians Joey Bishop
and Cliff Arquette
singer Betty Johnson
and filmed interview of Fidel Castro with columnist Jim Bishop who presents a special filmed report on "The Background of a Revolution".
Interviews are scheduled with the Archbishop of Havana, President Urrutia and many of the revolutionary leaders.
Jack Paar and author Jim Bishop travel to Havana in the wake of the Cuban Revolution.
Paar lands an interview with the revolution's leader Fidel Castro (who converses in English).

2.111 [395] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
author Jim Bishop
comedienne Peggy Cass
comedian Cliff Arquette
and singer Betty Johnson.
Plus, "The Background of a Revolution" film prepared by Jack Paar and Jim Bishop on Cuba's revolution and new government.

2.112 [396] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White
Jonnie Lee MacFadden
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Charlie Manna
and singer Betty Johnson.

2.113 [397] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
actress Ilka Chase
playwright-director-producer Marc Connelly
author Robert Dhery
and singer Betty Johnson.
Highlights:
Betty Johnson sings, "Just in Time".
Jose Melis plays "Bumblebee Boogey".

2.114 [398] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White
author Alexander King
comedian Cliff Arquette
and vocalist Betty Johnson.
Highlights:
Betty Johnson sings "The Best Things in Life Are Free" and "Two Faces in the Dark".

2.115 [399] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Paul Lynde
singer-actress Ella Logan
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.116 [400] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr.
comedienne Peggy Cass
and singer Charles Davis.

2.117 [401] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Jonathan Winters
singer Jack Haskell
and actress Luba Malina.

2.118 [402] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
singer Diahann Carroll
journalist-author Jim Bishop
and author Alexander King.

2.119 [403] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Feb1959 [Plain Dealer]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Eva Gabor
comedians Jack E. Leonard
and Cliff Arquette
ventriloquist Senor Wences
and singer Jack Haskell.

2.120 [404] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Florence Henderson
and French singer Genevieve
Bozo the Clown
and The Berlitz Boys.
Highlights:
Florence Henderson sings "Love I Mean".

2.121 [405] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Cliff Arquette
actress Peggy Cass
physical fitness expert and author Jonnie Lee MacFadden
and comedy singers Ken and Mitzi Welch
Highlights:
Jose plays a medley from "Gigi".
Ken and Mitzi Welch perform "I've Got Rhythm" and "What Are You Gonna Eat?"

2.122 [406] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
author Alexander King
novelist Thomas Berger
and singer Richard Hayes.

2.123 [407] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White
actor Hans Conried
Gladys Robinson
and singer Jack Haskell.

2.124 [408] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Anne Bancroft
comedy writer Jack Douglas
singer-actress Florence Henderson
and French singer Genevieve.

2.125 [409] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Jonathan Winters
Mary Margaret McBride
singer Danny Scholl
and French singer Genevieve.

2.126 [410] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer Helen Traubel
comedienne Peggy Cass
author Jean Kerr
and singer Bill Hayes.

2.127 [411] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Feb1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Pat Harrington as Jack's tailor Guido Panzini
author Alexander King
and singer Paula Stewart.
Highlights:
Guido Panzini who took Jack's measurements a few show's back, brings his finished suit along for appraisal.
Paula Stewart sings "If I Were a Bell", "Time After Time" and "He Loves and She Loves".
Jose plays "Good, Good, Good".

2.128 [412] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Feb1959
Betty White is the guest hostess
Guests
comedian-actor Dick Van Dyke
actor Hans Conried
and singer Sylvia Syms.

2.129 [413] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Feb1959
Dick Van Dyke is the guest host
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
singer-actress Florence Henderson
and actress-comedienne Betty White.

2.130 [414] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
entertainer Bob Hope
singer Nelson Eddy
accordionist Dick Contino
and French singer Genevieve.

2.131 [415] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Francis X. Bushman
humorist Mort Sahl
and The Andrew Sisters.

2.132 [416] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Elsa Lanchester
and accordionist Dick Contino.

2.133 [417] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Vincent Price
comedienne Peggy Cass
singer-actress Erin O'Brien
and jockey Billy Pearson.
Highlights:
Erin O'Brien sings "To Love and Be Loved" and "The Party's Over".

2.134 [418] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
pianist Oscar Levant
actor Fritz Feld
and singer Molly Bee.

2.135 [419] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer Helen Traubel
comedienne Rose Marie
and actress Joyce Jameson.

2.136 [420] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Tony Randall
actress Jan Sterling
comedienne Peggy Cass
and vocalist Eileen Christie.

2.137 [421] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Eddie Albert
and his wife Margo
prognosticator Criswell
and French singer Genevieve.

2.138 [422] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
producer-actor Jack Webb
vocalist Earl Grant
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.139 [423] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Fred MacMurray
pianist Oscar Levant
and entertainer Jack Haley.

2.140 [424] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
actress Joyce Jameson
pianist Earl Grant
and TV host Jack Bailey.

2.141 [425] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
vocalist Eileen Christie
comedian Cliff Arquette
and French singer Genevieve.

2.142 [426] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White
comedy writer Jack Douglas
singer Betty Bruce
and pianist-vocalist Earl Grant.

2.143 [427] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Mar1959
From Hollywood
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Teddy Rooney (Mickey's son)
singer Helen Traubel
comedian Cliff Arquette
vocalist Eileen Christie
and all appear in a "Dragnet" sketch.

2.144 [428] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Mar1959
From Hollywood.
Betty White is the substitute host
Guests
comedian Cliff Arquette
comedienne Rose Marie
actor Del Moore
and musician-singer Randy Sparks.

2.145 [429] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Mar1959
Jack returns to New York City after a three-week Hollywood visit.
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Diahann Carroll
comedian Shelley Berman
French singer Genevieve
and the winner of the Metropolitan Opera auditions.
Hugh Downs and Jose Melis Orchestra (Tape)

2.146 [430] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Mar1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
columnist Elsa Maxwell
comedienne Peggy Cass
comedian Cliff Arquette
and vocalist Ruth Olay.
Highlights:
Ruth Olay sings "On Behalf of Visiting Firemen" and "All the Way".

2.147 [431] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Mar1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
playwright-humorist George S. Kaufman
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
actress Luba Malina
and publicist Jim Moran.

2.148 [432] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Mar1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee
singer Pat Suzuki
Jazz singer Beatrice Redding who makes her TV debut in this country
comedian Cliff Arquette
and Clyde Beatty famed for animal adventure films.
Highlights:
Beatrice Redding sings "Birth of the Blues" and "Fly Me to the Moon".

2.149 [433] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Mar1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Anne Bancroft
actor Hans Conried
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
and singer Diahann Carroll.

2.150 [434] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Mar1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedians Ray Hastings
Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
and Dave Gardner
and vocalist Denise Lor.

2.151 [435] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
31Mar1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Gloria Swanson
actor-comedian Don Adams
songstress Kyle MacDonnell
and comedian Cliff Arquette.
Highlights:
Kyle McDonnell sings "Come Rain or Come Shine" and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows".

2.152 [436] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
comedienne Peggy Cass
comedy writer Jack Douglas
and vocalist Anita Darian.
Highlights:
Joey, Jack and Hugh join forces for a hot little number in a Dragnet style sketch called "Chicken Plucker, Cotton Picker".

2.153 [437] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Laurence Harvey
British actress-comedienne Hermione Gingold
vocalist Peter Palmer
comedian Cliff Arquette
and comic actor Ray Hastings.

2.154 [438] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
soprano Rosina da Rimini
Ken and Mitzie Welch
comedian Lou Holtz
Sports writer Jimmy Cannon
and animal trainer Clyde Beatty.

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Apr1959 [taped repeat due to the Academy Awards.]
Tonight's program is seen for only 45 minutes. Hugh Downs (Tape)
Repeat of portion of the show of February 17 with Ken Welch & Mitzi Welch and Peggy Cass.

2.155 [439] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07Apr1959 [Oregonian]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Cliff Arquette
singer Jack Haskell
Brazilian singer Rosina da Rimini
French singer Genevieve
and fashion designer Anne Fogarty who shows her Spring and Summer collection.
Highlights:
Jack Haskell sings "French Foreign Legion" and "My Girl is Just Enough Woman For Me".

2.156 [440] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
playwright-humorist George S. Kaufman
actor Jack Haley
comedian Joey Bishop
TV personality Virginia Graham
and vocalist Judy Lynn.

2.157 [441] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Anne Bancroft
comedian Cliff Arquette
French singer Genevieve
and the Berlitz language teachers.

2.158 [442] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Tallulah Bankhead
comedy team Phil Ford
and Mimi Hines
and vocalist Coby Dijon.

2.159 [443] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
author-illustrator Alexander King
writer and television critic Marya Mannes
humorist-author Roger Price
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.160 [444] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Florence Henderson
comedienne Peggy Cass
comedian Cliff Arquette
and philosopher Raymond Duncan.

2.161 [445] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
comedian Joey Bishop
actress Elsa Lanchester
comedienne Carol Burnett
French singer Genevieve
vocalist Betty Johnson
and Norma Collins, a lecturer on excursion boats.

2.162 [446] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Luba Malina
singer-dancer-actress Helen Gallagher
comedian Cliff Arquette
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
and vocalist Betty Johnson.

2.163 [447] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actors Vincent Price
and Hans Conried
comedy duo Mike Nichols
and Elaine May
vocalist Betty Johnson
and singer Monty Babson who makes his first appearance on American TV.
Highlights:
Monty Babson sings "Things Money Cannot Buy" and "They Wouldn't Believe Me".
Betty Johnson sings "I Feel Merely Marvelous".

2.164 [448] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Diahann Carroll
comedienne Peggy Cass
French singer Genevieve
and entertainer Fay de Witt.

2.165 [449] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedians Joey Bishop
and Cliff Arquette
author John Sack
singer Eileen Rogers
comedienne Phyllis Diller
and columnist Elsa Maxwell.

2.166 [450] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Joe Garagiola former St. Louis Cardinals catcher
comedian Johnny Myhers
singer Bob Carroll
and musical comedy-singer Jean Darling.

2.167 [451] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Zsa Zsa Gabor
publicist Jim Moran
theatrical producer Leonard Sillman
comedienne Helen Halpin
and vocalist Beatrice Redding.

2.168 [452] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Apr1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Tammy Grimes
theatrical producer Leonard Sillman
Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
Bob White
and British comedienne Hermione Gingold.

2.169 [453] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Apr1959
Eddie Albert and Margo are substitute hosts for the vacationing Mr. Paar.
Guests
singer Ella Logan
comedian Johnny Haymer
comedienne Peggy Cass
and author Alexander King.

2.170 [454] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28Apr1959
Eddie Albert and Margo are substitute hosts for the vacationing Mr. Paar.
Guests
Bil and Cora Baird with their puppets
comedian Louis Nye
singer Katie Lee performs some of her weird songs
and ballerina Alexandra Danilova.

2.171 [455] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Apr1959
Eddie Albert and Eddie Albert are substitute hosts for the vacationing Mr. Paar.
Guests
British radio and television actor Peter Donald
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
singer Jerry Vale
and comic Johnny Sebastian.

2.172 [456] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Apr1959
Eddie Albert and Margo are substitute hosts for the vacationing Mr. Paar.
Guests
actress Eva Gabor
comedian Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
and Michael Gorman of the Mental Health Association

2.173 [457] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01May1959
Eddie Albert and Margo fill in for the vacationing Jack Paar
Guests
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
nutritionist and self-help author Gayelord Hauser
Eric Maschwitz
and playwright-producer-director Ben Hecht.

2.174 [458] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04May1959
Joey Bishop fills in for the vacationing Jack Paar.
Guests
singer Barbara McNair
Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
comedienne Pat Carroll
comedian Ralph Young
and British Explorer John Tunstill.

2.175 [459] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05May1959
Joey Bishop is the substitute host
Guests
vocalist Johnny Pace
comedian Bob Melvin
boxer Rocky Graziano
and double talk wizard Al Kelly.

2.176 [460] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06May1959
Joey Bishop is the substitute host
Guests
actress Faye Emerson
comedian Larry Storch
singer-actress Sylvia Syms
and author Edmund G. Love.

2.177 [461] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07May1959
Joey Bishop is the substitute host
Guests
comedian Buddy Hackett
singer Pat Moran
nightclub comic Alan Drake
and vocalist Robin Robertson.

2.178 [462] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08May1959
Joey Bishop's last night sitting in Jack's seat
Guests
actress Anne Bancroft
actor Andy Griffith
comedian Phil Foster
and singer Louise O'Brien.
Highlights:
Joey tries out his acting skill in a skit with Broadway Star Anne Bancroft.
Andy Griffith gets himself interviewed at 12.30 a. m.
Phil Foster joins Miss Bancroft on the panel
and songstress Louise O'Brien intones such melodies as "Lonesome Road" and "The Man That Got Away".

2.179 [463] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
actor Hans Conried
comedian Paul Lynde
singer-actress Anita Ellis
Murdock Buchanan plays his bagpipe
and Russian born Kyra Petrovakaya talks about her book.

2.180 [464] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
vocalist Teddi King.

2.181 [465] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
burlesque performer Sherry Britton
vocalists Felicia Sanders
and Carmel Quinn.
Highlights:
Felicia Sanders sings "If I Love Again" and "Lonely Town".
Jose plays "Bonjour Tristesse".
Hugh Downs solos with "Blue Valley" with guitar accompaniment by Mundell Lowe.

2.182 [466] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
actress Betsy Palmer
singer Luba Malina
and tenor Charles L.K. Davis.
Highlights:
Charles Davis sings "You Are Beautiful".
Jose Melis plays

2.183 [467] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
author Alexander King
and singer Harry Snow.

2.184 [468] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
comedy duo Mike Nichols
and Elaine May
actor Hans Conried
French singer Genevieve
and singer Eileen Christie.

2.185 [469] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
Guido Panzini (Pat Harrington Jr.)
comedian Cliff Arquette
and singer Jack Haskell.

2.186 [470] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
Siamese Princess Rudivoravan
singers Carmel Quinn
and Eileen Christie
illusionist Chan Canasta
and jockey Billy Pearson.

2.187 [471] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21May1959
Dick Van Dyke is the substitute host
Guests
singer-actress Florence Henderson
actor Hans Conried
and French singer Genevieve.

2.188 [472] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22May1959
Hugh Downs is the substitute host
Guests
actress Eva Gabor
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
singer Johnny Desmond
author Alexander King
and Dr. William Sims.

2.189 [473] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25May1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress-author Kay Thompson
comedienne Peggy Cass
singer Eileen Christie
and French singer Genevieve.

2.190 [474] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26May1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Florence Henderson
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr.
comedian Cliff Arquette
and Minnie Guggenheim.

2.191 [475] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27May1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Siamese Princess Rudivoravan
comedian-actor Wally Cox
comedienne Pat Carroll
and singer Jack Haskell.
Highlights:
Jack Haskell sings "He Loves and She Loves" and "The French Foreign Legion".

2.192 [476] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28May1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer-actress Florence Henderson
humorist Charles Dornan
comedian Cliff Arquette
sportswriter Jimmy Cannon
comedienne Joyce Jameson
cartoonist Virgil Parks (Partch)
and mentalist Chan Canasta.
Highlights:
Florence Henderson sings "I'll Take Romance" and "Ah Toujours".

2.193 [477] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29May1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
actor Hans Conried
vocalist Ellen Hanley
and singer John Gary.
Highlights:
Tonight's features include a return visit from Stepin Fetchit,
and a duet by Hermione Gingold and Ellen Hanley to "Let's Fetch the Carriage"
Hans Conried joins Hermione for the usual chatter,
and John Gary solos to 'You Are Beautiful" and "Tenderly".

2.194 [478] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
author-cartoonist James Thurber
TV personality Virginia Graham
accordionist Dick Contino
and singer Carmel Quinn.

2.195 [479] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
comedian Cliff Arquette
actor Hans Conried
Chi Ming Tan
and vocalist Beatrice Redding.

2.196 [480] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
nightclub entertainers Ken and Mitzi Welch
actress Peggy Cass
comedienne Dody Goodman.
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
and a film illustrating a fight between a man and a shark is featured during
an interview with underwater filmmaker Jim Thorne.
Highlights:
Ken and Mitzi sing "Goin' to Heavey" and "I Never Knew I Could Love Anybody".

2.197 [481] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist-author Alexander King and his wife Marge
Lawrence Lipton author of "Holy Barbarian"
and accordionist Dick Contino.
Highlights:
Dick Contino plays "Lover" and "Cheribiribin".

2.198 [482] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Andy Griffith
actress Anne Bancroft
comedian Joey Bishop
and vocalist Eileen Rogers.
Highlights:
Eileen Rogers sings "I'd Climb the Highest Mountain".

2.199 [483] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
singer Betty Johnson
humorist Charles Dornan
comedienne Virginia de Luce
and Chi Ming Tan an authority on Chinese customs.

2.200 [484] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Peggy Cass
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Louis Nye
singer Betty Johnson
and folksinger Fred MacKenzie.

2.201 [485] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Nina Foch
TV personality Dave Garroway
comedic duo Mike Nichols
and Elaine May
singer Betty Johnson
and Princess Rudivoravan of Siam.

2.202 [486] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
comedians Will Holt
and Cliff Arquette
Country comedienne Minnie Pearl
author Edmund G. Love
vocalist Betty Johnson
and photographer Jim Thorne who shows his shark fight film.
Highlights:
Betty Johnson who sings "The Best Things in Life Are Free".

2.203 [487] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Veteran comedian and actor Frank Fay is part of Jack's ad-libbing family
comedienne Pat Carroll
jockey Willie Hartack
puppeters Bil and Cora Baird
and singer Betty Johnson winds up her week on the show with "There Will Never Be Another You".

not this date?
Groucho Marx
Cliff Arquette
Palmer & Nelson
Johnnie Lee McFadden

2.204 [488] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
Philippine singer Luz Morales
French singer Genevieve
and the Berlitz language professors.

2.205 [489] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee
comedian Joey Bishop
singer-actress Constance Towers
Broadway producer Leonard Sillman
and author Edmund G. Love.

2.206 [490] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
playwright Marc Connelly
actress Luba Malina
satirist-author Dorothy Parker
and vocalist Anita Darian.
Highlights:
Anita Darian sings "Love Look Away" and "Sleeping Bee".
Jose Melis plays "If I Loved You".

2.207 [491] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Jun1959 [Salina Journal]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
folksinger-actor Theodore Bikel
singer-actress Florence Henderson
comedian Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
singer John Gary
comedian Louis Nye
and journalist Phyllis Battelle
Highlights:
Jack bravely tries his hand at guessing a relative's identity, despite his run of near-misses.
Actor-folk singer Theodore Bikel brings his guitar along for an ad-libbing session
with Guido Panzini (Pat Harrington Jr) and Louis Nye.
Jack, Hugh and Jose offer a few blackout skits
Florence Henderson and John Gary sing "I'm Glad There Is You," and Jack interviews journalist Phyllis Battelle.

2.208 [492] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist-author Alexander King and his wife Marge,
actress Cloris Leachman
and singer-actress Mary Mon Toy.
Highlights:
Marge King also will take center stage with her snare drum.
Mary Mon Toy sings "How Can You Forget?" from the Broadway show "The World of Suzie Wong"
(which she is currently appearing in).

2.209 [493] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Eva Gabor
comedian Shelley Berman
Brazilian soprano Rosina da Rimini
singer Jack Haskell
and columnist Eleanor Harris.

2.210 [494] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedienne Betty White
singer-author Kay Thompson
comedian Cliff Arquette
author Hugh Baillie
Soprano Beverly Bower
and Carolyn Berthelot (Miss Music).

2.211 [495] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Eddie Albert
actress Zsa Zsa Gabor
and singer Carmel Quinn.
Highlights:
Eddie Albert sings "September Song"
Carmel Quinn with "All the Way."
Jack tries his luck at guessing another relative, and joins Hugh Downs for a game he enjoys called "What Is It?"

2.212 [496] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor-singer-dancer Fred Astaire who makes his first appearance on Jack's show
TV personality Virginia Graham
comedians Joey Bishop
and Cliff Arquette
and singer Pat Morand.

2.213 [497] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Carol Channing
comedian Pat Harrington Jr.
playwright Garson Kanin
and singer Danny Scholl.
Highlights:
Danny Scholl sings "You're My Girl" and "I Met a Girl".

2.214 [498] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Jun1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress-comedienne Arlene Harris
singer-actress Florence Henderson
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.215 [499] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Jun1959 [rerun 24Jul59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Reverend Billy Graham
journalist Jim Bishop
humorist Charles Dornan
Soprano Margaret Tynes
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.216 [500] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Col. Phil Cochran USAF
actress-comedienne Betty White
and humorist Roger Price.
Highlights:
Jose Melis plays "Cumana" and "Lost in a Fog".

2.217 [501] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
actress Bibi Osterwald
singer-actress Florence Henderson
and sportswriter Jimmy Cannon.

2.218 [502] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian-actor Hal March
singer-actress Diahann Carroll
comedian Guy Marks
and Soprano Beverly Bower.
Highlights:
Beverly Bower sings "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "If I Loved You".

2.219 [503] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedienne Carol Burnett
humorist Jim Moran
comedian Cliff Arquette
singer Betty Johnson
Ed Reimers substitutes for announcer Hugh Downs.
Highlights:
Carol Burnett sings "Puppy Love".
Betty Johnson sings "Don't Dream of Anyone But Me" and "Small World".
Jack takes on another skit called "What Was That?"

2.220 [504] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Jazz singer Carmel Quinn
comedian Cliff Arquette
magazine writer Eleanor Harris
vocalist Jose Duval
comedian Sid Gould
and Ed Reimers substitutes for announcer Hugh Downs.

2.221 [505] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
08Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
playwright-humorist-producer George S. Kaufman
newsman Hugh Baillie
comedienne Pat Carroll
writer George Kirgo
singer Betty Johnson
and Ed Reimers substitutes for announcer Hugh Downs.

2.222 [506] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
09Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
critic columnist John Crosby
playwright Garson Kanin
comedienne Pat Carroll
French singer Genevieve
and Ed Reimers substitutes for announcer Hugh Downs.
Highlights:
Jack's rendition of his favorite aria "The Crabgrass Song".
Genevieve sings "Can Can".
Jose Melis plays "Distant Melody".

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Jul1959 [repeat]
"Best of Paar"
repeat highlights of past shows
with Florence Henderson, Cliff Arquette, sports columnist Jimmy Cannon and others.


2.223 [507] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Jul1959
Jack interviews two Russian girls from current Soviet show inNew York to get their reactions to the U.S.
Guests
actress Eva Gabor
comedian Cliff Arquette
comedienne Virginia De Luce
16-year-old singer Leslie Uggams
Jake Zuckerman
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

2.224 [508] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14Jul1959 [rerun 07Aug59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singers Carmel Quinn
and Ruth Olay
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Ray Hastings
writer George Kirgo
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

2.225 [509] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
15Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Senate Rackets Committee Counsel Robert Kennedy
Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panziz
author Mary Chamberlain who has first-hand knowledge of Italian men (she lives in Rome)
humorist Charles Dornan
writer Robert Crichton
commentator Bob Considine
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

2.226 [510] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
16Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
TV personality Virginia Graham
humorist Charles Dornan
comedian Ben Wrigley makes his debut on the show
harpist Robert Maxwell
singer Jack Haskell
magazine editor Charles Ferguson for some serious talk on the "Sources of Humor"
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.
Highlights:
Jack Haskell sings "It's the Wrong Time" and "You Are Too Beautiful".

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Jul1959 [repeat]
"Best of Jack Paar"
with Gypsy Rose Lee, Hans Conried, Joyce Jameson, Cliff Arquette.


2.227 [511] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Jul1959
Arlene Francis is the guest hostess
Guests
Guests author W. Averell Harriman
producer-writer Al Morgan
author Evan Hunter
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

2.228 [512] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21Jul1959 [rerun 04Sep59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Vincent Price
comedian Cliff Arquette
pianist-vocalist Earl Grant
writer Richard Gehman makes his first appearance on the show
The Compass Players
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

2.229 [513] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
22Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
Robert F. Kennedy, Senate Rackets Committee counsel
entertainers Ken and Mitzi Welch
writers Harry Golden
and George Kirgo
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

2.230 [514] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
23Jul1959 [rerun 18Sep59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Edward Everett Horton
author Robert Crichton with Ferdinard Demara, the subject of Crichton's book "The Impersonator".
humorist-author Alexander King
comedienne Virginia de Luce
pianist-vocalist Earl Grant
The Ritts
and guest announcer Ed Reimers.

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Jul1959 [rerun from 30Jun59]
"Best of Paar"
with Reverend Billy Graham, Jim Bishop, Cliff Arquette and others.

2.231 [515] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Cliff Arquette
comic actor Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panziz
French singer Genevieve
actress-comedienne Joyce Jameson
and organist Lennie Dee (filling in for the vacationing Jose Melis.)
*Note: Jose Melis is off on vacation organist Lennie Dee takes over the instrumental solo.
Hugh Downs is back from vacation.

2.232 [516] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28Jul1959 [rerun 11Sep59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Edward Everett Horton
comedienne Peggy Cass
columnist Eleanor Harris
comedian Cliff Arquette
comic Harry Mimmo
singer Len Dressler
and vocalist Eileen Christie.
Lennie Dee fills in for the vacationing Jose Melis.
Highlights:
Len Dressler sings "Joey" and "From This Moment On".
Harry Mimmo makes his debut with a comic routine.

2.233 [517] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
29Jul1959
Jack's celebrates his second anniversary
Guests
singer-actress Florence Henderson
British comedienne Hermione Gingold
comedienne Dody Goodman
French singer Genevieve
and theologian-author Dr. Franklin Loehr.
Lennie Dee fills in for the vacationing Jose Melis.

2.234 [518] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
30Jul1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Edward Everett Horton
raconteur George Jessel
humorist Charles Dornan
French singer Genevieve
and vocalist Betty Johnson.
Lennie Dee fills in for the vacationing Jose Melis.

2.235 [519] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
31Jul1959 [Chicago Daily Tribune (July 31, 1959)
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White
humorist Roger Price
Phil Corcoran
musician Michael Olatunji
and vocalist Betty Johnson.
Lennie Dee fills in for the vacationing Jose Melis.

2.236 [520] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Aug1959 [Oregonian]
Hugh Downs takes over for Jack just this evening
Guests
Sir Edmond Hillary who talks about climbing Mount Everest
comedian Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini
Russian actress Kyra Petrovskaya
ghost writer Gerald Frank, who is working with Zsa Zsa Gabor on her forthcoming opus
and singer John Gary who sings "Let Them Talk".

2.237 [521] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Aug1959 [rerun 28Aug59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Peggy Cass
actress Betty White
comedian Cliff Arquette
singers Anita Bryant
and Betty Johnson.

2.238 [522] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
05Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian-actor Wally Cox
comedienne Dody Goodman
comic Johnny Myhers
and singer Blossom Dearie.
Highlights:
Dody sings "The Party's Over".

2.239 [523] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
06Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
comedienne Hermione Gingold
playwright-producer Marc Connelly
writer Harry Golden
and newcomer singer Chuck Welch.
Highlights:
Chuck Welch debuts with "Sorrento" and "I Only Have Eyes For You".

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
07Aug1959 [rerun from 14Jul59]
"Best of Paar"
with Carmel Quinn, Cliff Arquette, George Kirgo, Ray Hastings and Ruth Olay.

2.240 [524] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
10Aug1959 [rerun 16Oct59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
TV personality Arlene Francis of TV's "What's My Line?"
Italian comic Harry Mimmo
singer Carmel Quinn
and comedian Cliff Arquette

*Note: Arlene Francis and Hugh Downs will spell NBC-TV's Jack Paar
during his two week European vacation which starts September 21, 1959.

2.241 [525] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
11Aug1959 [rerun 23Oct59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Anne Bancroft
author Alexander King
comedian Don Adams
singer Patti Lewis
comedian Cliff Arquette as Charley Weaver
singer Jack Haskell
and French singer Genevieve.

2.242 [526] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
12Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
British comedienne-actress Hermione Gingold
singer Anita Darian
comedy team of Ford and Hines
and newspaper columnist Earl Wilson.

2.243 [527] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
13Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Hans Conried
writer George Kirgo
nine-year old Teddy Rooney son of Mickey Rooney
singer Jack Haskell
and The Baird Puppets.

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
14Aug1959 [rerun]
"Best of Paar"
with Cliff Arquette, Leslie Uggams, Genevieve, Jim Bishop.
Tonight's rerun includes an interesting film of Jim Bishop and Jack Paar taken in Cuba of
a wide-eyed American who fought with Castro and was later arrested by the beared hero's forces.


2.244 [528] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
17Aug1959
Arlene Francis is the guest hostess
Guests
actors Burgess Meredith
and Maurice Evans
writer Gladys Workman
and songstress Beatrice Redding who sings "St. Louis Blues".

2.245 [529] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
18Aug1959 [rerun 25Sep59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedians Wally Cox
and Cliff Arquette
comedienne Rose Marie
Dr. Spencer Thorton predictor of news headlines
and singer Len Dressler sings "They Call the Wind Maria".

2.246 [530] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
19Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
actor Hans Conried
singer-actress Virginia de Luce
comedienne Pat Carroll
and singer Betty Johnson.

2.247 [531] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
20Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
author George S. Kaufman
TV personality Virginia Graham
comedian Dave Gardner
and singer Leslie Uggams who singer "Dance, Dance, Everybody Dance" and "Rock-a-Bye".

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
21Aug1959 [rerun]
"Best of Paar"
with Pat Harrington Jr. as Guido Panzini, storyteller Charles Dornan, singer Denise Lor and author Mary Chamberlain.


2.248 [532] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
24Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Betty White
author Harry Golden
singer Eileen Christie
and comedian Cliff Arquette.

2.249 [533] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
25Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actress Elsa Lanchester
comedians Cliff Arquette
and Joey Bishop
and singer Arthur Lee Simpkins.

2.250 [534] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
26Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
British actress-comedienne Hermione Gingold
columnist Jack O'Brian
singer Eileen Christie
and French commercial producer Eric Eisner.

2.251 [535] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
27Aug1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
the great imposter Fred Demara
writer George S. Kaufman
Jazz singer Carmel Quinn
comedian Louis Nye
singer Arthur Lee Simpkins
and magician Chan Canasta.

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
28Aug1959 [rerun from 04Aug59]
"Best of Paar"
with Betty White, Peggy Cass, Cliff Arquette and Anita Bryant.

2.252 [536] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
31Aug1959 [rerun 30Oct59]
Host Jack Paar
Guests
humorist-author Alexander King
comedians Shelley Berman
and Cliff Arquette
and singer Blossom Dearie who sings "Just in Time" and "Love is Here to Stay".

2.253 [537] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
01Sep1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
singer Frank Verna
TV personality Arlene Francis
comedians Wally Cox
and Cliff Arquette
and singer Betty Johnson.

2.254 [538] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
02Sep1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
actor Vincent Price
Dr. Spencer Thornton
vocalist Patti Lewis
and comedienne Dody Goodman.
Highlights:
Patti Lewis sings "Baubles, Bangles and Beads" and "I Hadn't Anyone Till You".

2.255 [539] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
03Sep1959
Host Jack Paar
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
singer Trish Dwelley
publicist Jim Moran
and comedienne Peggy Cass.

*Note: A ten minute film featuring a bullfight in Spain depict the competition between Luis Dominguin and Antonio Ordonez.

[--] Tonight Starring Jack Paar
04Sep1959 [rerun from 21Jul59]
"Best of Paar"
with Vincent Price, Cliff Arquette, Richard Gehman, Earl Grant and The Compass Players.


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