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Charlie Callas

  • Dec 20, 1927 - Jan 27, 2011 (age 83)
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2011
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Charlie Callas passed away.
1999
Beggars and Choosers
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TV ShowJun 19, 1999

Beggars and Choosers

Beggars and Choosers is a comedy-drama series …
Beggars and Choosers is a comedy-drama series broadcast by Showtime. Developed by Peter Lefcourt and Brandon Tartikoff, the series was a comedic, behind-the-scenes look at network television. Its 42 episodes aired between June 19, 1999 and December 12, 2000.
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1998
Hollywood Squares
TV ShowSep 14, 1998

Hollywood Squares

Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two …
Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two contestants play tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes. The show piloted on NBC in 1965, and the regular series debuted in 1966 on the same network. The board for the game is a 3 × 3 vertical stack of open-faced cubes, each occupied by a celebrity seated at a desk and facing the contestants. The stars are asked questions by the host, and the contestants judge the truth of their answers to gain squares in the right pattern to win the game.
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1995
Dracula: Dead and Loving It
MovieDec 22, 1995

Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Another spoof from the mind …
Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he's out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically, he took "Bram Stoker's Dracula," gave it a new cast and a new script and made a big joke out of it. The usual, rich English are attacked by Dracula and Dr. Van Helsing is brought in to save the day.
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A.J.'s Time Travelers
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TV ShowSep 9, 1995

A.J.'s Time Travelers

A.J.’s Time Travelers is a …
A.J.’s Time Travelers is a 1994 children’s fantasy series that aired on the Fox television network. The series follows the adventures of teenager A.J. Malloy as he and his crew travel onboard the time-traveling ship Kyros, seeking knowledge across history. The series was later the subject of a lawsuit.
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Cybill
TV ShowJan 2, 1995

Cybill

Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck …
Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and struggling actress in her 40s, who has never gotten her big show business break. Alicia Witt and Dedee Pfeiffer co-starred as Sheridan's daughters, with Alan Rosenberg and Tom Wopat playing their respective fathers, while Christine Baranski appeared as Cybill's hard-drinking friend Maryann.
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1991
Silk Stalkings
TV ShowNov 7, 1991

Silk Stalkings

Silk Stalkings is an American crime drama television series that …
Silk Stalkings is an American crime drama television series that premiered on CBS on November 7, 1991, as part of the network's late-night Crimetime After Primetime programming package. Broadcast for two seasons until CBS ended the Crimetime experiment in June 1993, the remaining six seasons ran exclusively on USA Network until the series finale in April 1999. The show was creator Stephen J. Cannell's longest-running series. Its title is a wordplay on silk stockings.
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The Ren & Stimpy Show
TV ShowAug 11, 1991

The Ren & Stimpy Show

Tom King is an American …
Tom King is an American author, comic book writer, and ex-CIA officer. He is best known for writing The Vision for Marvel Comics, and The Sheriff of Babylon for the DC Comics imprint Vertigo, his 2012 superhero novel A Once Crowded Sky, and the "Rebirth"-era Batman for DC Comics.
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1987
D.C. Follies
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TV ShowSep 26, 1987

D.C. Follies

D.C. Follies is a syndicated sitcom which aired from 1987–1989 …
D.C. Follies is a syndicated sitcom which aired from 1987–1989 and was set in a Washington, D.C. bar, where bartender Fred Willard would welcome puppet caricatures of politicians and popular culture figures. The show was satirical, and frequently commented on politicians and the political process. Although Willard was the only live actor appearing regularly, each episode brought a celebrity guest into the bar, such as Martin Mull, Robin Leach, Bob Uecker, and Betty White. In one episode, Robert Englund showed up as his Freddy Krueger character, and in a special Christmas episode an un-billed actor played Santa Claus. Another episode had Mike Tyson confront his own puppet character.
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Amazon Women on the Moon
MovieSep 18, 1987

Amazon Women on the Moon

A series of short sketches, …
A series of short sketches, most of which parody late-night television and the low-budget movies one often finds there. Other skits include a man being attacked by his apartment, a funeral hosted by classic comedians, and a teen-age boy's big night turning into a nightmare.
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1986
It's Garry Shandling's Show
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TV ShowSep 10, 1986

It's Garry Shandling's Show

It's Garry Shandling's Show …
It's Garry Shandling's Show is an American sitcom that was initially broadcast on Showtime from 1986 to 1990. It was created by Garry Shandling and Alan Zweibel. The series is notable for breaking the fourth wall.
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1984
Gallavants
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MovieNov 28, 1984

Gallavants

Gallavants are ants living in a their own fairy-tale land, …
Gallavants are ants living in a their own fairy-tale land, Ganteville. The little ones have to go to school in preparation of their adult life as working ants. However, one pupil thinks he ...
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1983
Just Men!
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TV ShowJan 3, 1983

Just Men!

Just Men! is an American game show that aired on NBC …
Just Men! is an American game show that aired on NBC Daytime from January 3 to April 1, 1983. The show starred Betty White, who won an Emmy award for her work on the show, with Steve Day announcing. The show was created and produced by Rick Rosner, who was producing CHiPs at the time for NBC, and was a production of Rosner Television, Century Towers Productions, and Orion Television. This was one of two collaborations between the three entities; Rosner later was responsible for a revival of another NBC show, Hollywood Squares, which he co-produced with Century Towers with Orion distributing.
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1982
It Takes Two
TV ShowOct 14, 1982

It Takes Two

It Takes Two is an American sitcom which ran on ABC from …
It Takes Two is an American sitcom which ran on ABC from October 14, 1982, until April 28, 1983. It was created by Susan Harris, who had previously created the sitcom Soap and its spin-off Benson, both for ABC, the latter of which was in the midst of its run when this series premiered. The series starred Richard Crenna and Patty Duke Astin as a modern, dual career couple whose personal lives were largely impacted by their professions. Harris, her husband Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas executive produced the series, under the group's Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions company.
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Cagney & Lacey
TV ShowMar 25, 1982

Cagney & Lacey

Cagney & Lacey is an American television series that aired on …
Cagney & Lacey is an American television series that aired on the CBS television network for seven seasons from March 25, 1982, to May 16, 1988. A police procedural, the show starred Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly as New York City police detectives who led very different lives: Christine Cagney (Gless) was a career-minded single woman, while Mary Beth Lacey (Daly) was a married working mother. The series was set in a fictionalized version of Manhattan's 14th Precinct (known as "Midtown South"). For six consecutive years, one of the two lead actresses won the Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Drama (four wins for Daly, two for Gless), a winning streak matched only once since in any major category by a show.
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1981
The Fall Guy
TV ShowNov 4, 1981

The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy is an American action/adventure television …
The Fall Guy is an American action/adventure television program produced for ABC and originally broadcast from November 4, 1981, to May 2, 1986. It starred Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, and Heather Thomas as Hollywood stunt performers who moonlight as bounty hunters.
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History of the World, Part I
MovieJun 12, 1981

History of the World, Part I

From the dawn of man to the …
From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Often ridiculous but never serious, we learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, we learn what really happened at the Last Supper, the circumstances that surrounded the French Revolution, how to test eunuchs, and what kind of shoes the Spanish Inquisitor wore.
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1979
Legends of the Superheroes
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TV ShowJan 18, 1979

Legends of the Superheroes

Legends of the Superheroes …
Legends of the Superheroes is an umbrella title for two 60-minute live-action television specials produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions that aired on NBC on January 18 and 25, 1979. The series was loosely based on Hanna-Barbera's Super Friends animated series, then airing on Saturday mornings on ABC; but served as a reunion of sorts for the 1960s' Batman TV series, as it brings back together three of its stars reprising their respective roles. The specials were produced like standard variety shows of the time: on videotape and with a laugh track.
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1978
The Carpenters...Space Encounters
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TV ShowMay 17, 1978

The Carpenters...Space Encounters

The Carpenters...Space …
The Carpenters...Space Encounters is a television special featuring the American pop duo The Carpenters. It was first shown on ABC on May 17, 1978.
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1977
High Anxiety
MovieDec 25, 1977

High Anxiety

High Anxiety is a 1977 American satirical comedy film …
High Anxiety is a 1977 American satirical comedy film produced and directed by Mel Brooks, who also plays the lead. This is Brooks' first film as a producer and first speaking lead role (his first lead role was in Silent Movie). Veteran Brooks ensemble members Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, and Madeline Kahn are also featured.
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Pete's Dragon
MovieNov 3, 1977

Pete's Dragon

Pete's Dragon is a 1977 American live-action/animated musical …
Pete's Dragon is a 1977 American live-action/animated musical fantasy comedy film directed by Don Chaffey, produced by Jerome Courtland and Ron Miller, and written by Malcolm Marmorstein. It is based on an unpublished short story of the same name, written by Seton I. Miller and S.S. Field. It stars Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Jeff Conaway, Shelley Winters, and the voice of Charlie Callas. It revolves around an orphaned boy raised by an abusive hillbilly family who is friends with a dragon named Elliott.
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The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television …
The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from May 5, 1977 until May 24, 1986; plus, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984.
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1976
Alice
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TV ShowAug 31, 1976

Alice

Alice is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from August …
Alice is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from August 31, 1976, to March 19, 1985. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner in Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the episodes revolve around events at Mel's Diner, where Alice is employed.
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Silent Movie
MovieJun 16, 1976

Silent Movie

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go …
Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them. The film contains only one word of dialogue, spoken by an unlikely source.
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1975
Switch
TV ShowSep 9, 1975

Switch

Switch is an American action-adventure detective series …
Switch is an American action-adventure detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, 1975, and August 20, 1978, bumping the Hawaii Five-O detective series to Friday nights.
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1974
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast
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TV ShowOct 31, 1974

The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast

The Dean Martin Celebrity …
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast was an NBC television special show hosted by entertainer Dean Martin from 1974–1984. For a series of 54 specials and shows, Martin and his friends would "roast" a celebrity. The roasts were patterned after the roasts held at the New York Friars' Club.
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1973
The Snoop Sisters
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TV ShowDec 19, 1973

The Snoop Sisters

The Snoop Sisters is an American comedy-mystery television …
The Snoop Sisters is an American comedy-mystery television show that aired on NBC during the 1973–1974 season. The series aired on a monthly rotation (referred to as a "wheel") as part of the NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie, trading timeslots with Banacek, Tenafly, and Faraday and Company. Of these series, only Banacek demonstrated any longevity.
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1972
The ABC Comedy Hour
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TV ShowJan 12, 1972

The ABC Comedy Hour

The ABC Comedy Hour was an American television variety …
The ABC Comedy Hour was an American television variety series that aired on ABC in 1972. Seven of the 13 episodes featured a guest host and a team of comedy impressionists known as The Kopykats (Rich Little, Frank Gorshin, Joe Baker, Marilyn Michaels, George Kirby, and Fred Travalena, with single appearances by Charlie Callas, Will Jordan, and Peter Goodwright). Guest hosts included Steve Lawrence, Orson Welles, Ed Sullivan, Raymond Burr, Robert Young, Debbie Reynolds and Tony Curtis. The remaining six episodes were variety specials and included two Friars Club roasts and a revival of the musical Hellzapoppin' starring Jack Cassidy and Ronnie Schell. The show was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of "Outstanding Writing Achievement in Variety or Music."
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1970
The Flip Wilson Show
TV ShowSep 17, 1970

The Flip Wilson Show

The Flip Wilson Show is an hour-long variety show that …
The Flip Wilson Show is an hour-long variety show that originally aired in the U.S. on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American television programs starring a black person in the title role to become highly successful with a white audience. Specifically, it was the first successful network variety series starring an African American. During its first two seasons, its Nielsen ratings made it the nation's second most watched show.
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1969
Love, American Style
TV ShowSep 29, 1969

Love, American Style

Love, American Style is an anthology comedy television …
Love, American Style is an anthology comedy television series produced by Paramount Television that originally aired between 1969 and 1974. For the 1971 and 1972 seasons, it was a part of an ABC Friday prime-time lineup that also included The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, Room 222 and The Odd Couple.
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The Johnny Cash Show
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TV ShowJun 7, 1969

The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music …
The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music variety show hosted by Johnny Cash. The Screen Gems 58-episode series ran from June 7, 1969 to March 31, 1971 on ABC; it was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The show reached No. 17 in the Nielsen ratings in 1970.
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1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
TV ShowJan 22, 1968

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In …
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (often simply referred to as Laugh-In) is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968 to March 12, 1973 on the NBC television network, hosted by comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. It originally aired as a one-time special on September 9, 1967 and was such a success that it was brought back as a series, replacing The Man from U.N.C.L.E. on Mondays at 8 pm (ET).
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1967
The Big Mouth
MovieJul 12, 1967

The Big Mouth

While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson …
While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him. The man, who is not (yet) dead, reveals his secret to the peaceful angler: he is in fact a mobster who has cheated his associates out of their diamonds. What does not help Gerald at all is that the other hoods are persuaded HE is the double-crosser they are supposed to have done away with. Will he get himself out of such a tight situation? He will of course, but not without a little help from Suzie, the girl he only has eyes for!
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The Joey Bishop Show
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TV ShowApr 17, 1967

The Joey Bishop Show

The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had …
The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had its first broadcast on ABC on April 17, 1967, hosted by Joey Bishop and featuring Regis Philbin in his first ongoing role with national television exposure, as Bishop's sidekick/announcer (similar to Ed McMahon's job with Johnny Carson). Created to challenge The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, the show lasted 33 months, with the last show airing on December 26, 1969.
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1966
The Monkees
TV ShowSep 12, 1966

The Monkees

The Monkees is an American situation comedy that first …
The Monkees is an American situation comedy that first aired on NBC in two long series between September 12, 1966 and March 25, 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men (the Monkees) trying to make a name for themselves as a rock 'n roll band. The show introduced a number of innovative new-wave film techniques to series television and won two Emmy Awards in 1967, including Outstanding Comedy Series. The program ended in 1968 at the finish of its second season and has received a long afterlife through Saturday morning repeats (CBS and ABC) and syndication, as well as overseas broadcasts; it later enjoyed a 1980s revival, after MTV aired reruns of the program in 1986.
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1965
The Dean Martin Show
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TV ShowSep 16, 1965

The Dean Martin Show

The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the Dean …
The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the Dean Martin Variety Show (1959–1960), is a TV variety-comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974 for 264 episodes. It was broadcast by NBC and hosted by entertainer Dean Martin. The theme song to the series was his 1964 hit "Everybody Loves Somebody".
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1964
The Munsters
TV ShowSep 24, 1964

The Munsters

The Munsters is an American sitcom depicting the home …
The Munsters is an American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters starring Fred Gwynne as Frankenstein's monster-type head-of-the-household Herman Munster, Yvonne De Carlo as his vampire wife, Lily Munster, Al Lewis as Grandpa, the over-the-hill vampire who relishes talking about the "good old days", Beverley Owen (later replaced by Pat Priest) as their teenage niece Marilyn Munster, whose all-American beauty made her the family outcast, and Butch Patrick as their half-vampire, half-werewolf son Eddie Munster. The series was a satire of both traditional monster movies and the wholesome family fare of the era, and was produced by the creators of Leave It to Beaver. It ran concurrently with the similarly macabre themed The Addams Family (which aired on ABC) and achieved higher figures in the Nielsen ratings.
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The Hollywood Palace
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TV ShowJan 4, 1964

The Hollywood Palace

The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television …
The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television variety show that was broadcast weekly (generally on Saturday nights) on ABC from January 4, 1964, to February 7, 1970. Originally titled The Saturday Night Hollywood Palace, it began as a midseason replacement for The Jerry Lewis Show, another variety show, which had lasted only three months. It was staged in Hollywood at the former Hollywood Playhouse (where Lewis' series had originated, temporarily renamed "The Jerry Lewis Theater" from September through December 1963) on Vine Street, which was renamed the Hollywood Palace during the show's duration and is today known as Avalon Hollywood. A little-known starlet named Raquel Welch was cast during the first season as the "Billboard Girl", who placed the names of the acts on a placard (similar to that of a vaudeville house).
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1963
The Jerry Lewis Show
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TV ShowSep 21, 1963

The Jerry Lewis Show

The Jerry Lewis Show was the name of several separate but …
The Jerry Lewis Show was the name of several separate but similar American variety, talk and comedy programs starring comedian Jerry Lewis that aired non-consecutively between September 21, 1963 – 1984. The original version of the series aired on ABC from September 21, 1963–December 21, 1963. A second series of the same name aired on NBC from September 12, 1967–May 27, 1969. A final version also of the same name aired in first-run syndication for one week in June 1984.
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1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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1958
Kraft Music Hall
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TV ShowOct 8, 1958

Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall is an umbrella title for several television series …
Kraft Music Hall is an umbrella title for several television series aired by NBC in the United States from the 1950s to the 1970s in the musical variety genre, sponsored by Kraft Foods, the producers of a well-known line of cheeses and related dairy products. Their commercials were usually announced by "The Voice of Kraft", Ed Herlihy.
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1927
Charlie Callas
BirthDecember 1927

Charlie Callas

Charlie Callas was born.
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