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#202: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1962-05-27, WCBS, 12 min.
Connie Francis, Ed Sullivan, Red Buttons

Guests are stand up comedian Red Buttons and singer Connie Francis.
#1222: ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE
1966-04-18, WNBC, 52 min.
Andy Williams, Martha Raye, Red Buttons, Arthur Lyman

September 27, 1962-September 3, 1967 (NBC); September 20, 1969-July 17, 1971 (NBC); 1976 (Syndicated). In 1962, Williams was finally given a fall series on NBC; the hour show lasted five seasons and featured The New Christy Minstrels and the Osmond Brothers. His third NBC series, which premiered in 1969, featured comics Charlie Callas and Irwin Corey, along with Janos Prohaska; the hour show lasted another two seasons. In 1976, Williams hosted a syndicated series, entitled "Andy." The half-hour show featured puppeteer Wayland Flowers.
#1007: BOB HOPE SHOW: MURDER AT NBC, THE
1966-10-19, WNBC, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Jonathan Winters, Bill Dana, Milton Berle, Bob Hope, Johnny Carson, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Don Adams, Wally Cox, Bill Cosby, Shecky Greene, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Dick Shawn, Soupy Sales

Bob Hope is joined by 16 fellow comedians for this special spy spoof. They are Milton Berle, Don Adams, Red Buttons, Johnny Carson, Jack Carter, Bill Cosby, Wally Cox, Bill Dana, Jimmy Durante, Shecky Greene, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Soupy Sales, Dick Shawn, and Jonathan Winters.
#5084: BOB HOPE SPECIAL, THE
1966-10-19, WNBC, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Jonathan Winters, Milton Berle, Bob Hope, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Don Adams, Wally Cox, Rowan & Martin, Shecky Greene, Don Rickles, Soupy Sales

Bob is joined by sixteen of his peers for a spoof called "Murder at NBC."
#2299: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1966-12-04, WCBS, 52 min.
Ed Sullivan, Red Buttons, Alan King, Robert Merrill, The Rolling Stones, Allan Sherman, Jan Peerce, Frankie Laine, Petula Clark, The Supremes, Lainie Kazan, Wayne and Schuster, Gary Lewis and The Playboys, 40 Benedictine Nuns

June 20, 1948-June 6, 1971. Television's longest-running variety show ran on Sunday nights for twenty-three years. Its host, Ed Sullivan.
#1955: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1968-02-08, WNBC, 52 min.
Red Buttons, Dean Martin, Jane Morgan, Lorne Greene, Skiles and Henderson

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).
#2989: HERE COME THE STARS
1968-04-10, WOR, 52 min.
George Jessel, Red Buttons, Norm Crosby, Shani Wallis, O.C. Smith, Bob Crane, Curtis and Tracey

Red Buttons is roasted. George Jessel emcees this hour variety roast series featuring testimonials to guests of honor. This syndicated series aired from September 15, 1968 to March 9, 1969. Reruns ran through March 1, 1970.
#3118: JACKIE GLEASON SHOW, THE
1969-01-04, WCBS, 42 min.
Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Red Buttons, Jan Murray, Sheila MacRae, Nipsey Russell, Jane Kean

September 29, 1962-September 12, 1970. Jackie Gleason was a fixture on CBS for most of two decades. In the fall of 1962 Gleason was back to a Saturday slot, which he occupied for another eight seasons. From 1962 to 1966 it was called "Jackie Gleason and His American Scene Magazine," and featured topical comedy sketches as well as musical numbers. One of Gleason's characters, Joe the Bartender, appeared regularly. Addressing the camera as his patron, Joe told a few jokes before calling out the tipsy Crazy Guggenheim from the back room. Guggenheim, played by Frank Fontaine, traded quips with Joe and then sang a song. Sue Ann Langdon was also featured regularly. In 1966 Gleason moved the operation to Miami Beach. The show was retitled "The Jackie Gleason Show." For the first time in almost a decade, production of "The Honeymooners" was resumed. Gleason was reunited with Art Carney; Sheila MacRae and Jane Kean were added to play Alice and Trixie. Many of these later "Honeymooners" sketches ran a full hour, and the accent was now on music.
#5103: BOB HOPE SPECIAL, THE
1969-09-22, WNBC, 52 min.
Steve Allen, Jack E. Leonard, Danny Thomas, Bill Dana, Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Johnny Carson, Jack Carter, Jerry Colonna, Red Buttons, Shelley Berman, Buddy Hackett, Wally Cox, Nipsey Russell, Richard Deacon, Shecky Greene, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Soupy Sales, Marty Allen, George Gobel, Pat Paulsen

Some of Bob's fellow comedians join him for an hour of comedy.
#3606: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1969-10-01, WNBC, 52 min.
Jack Benny, Don Drysdale, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Steve Lawrence, Henny Youngman, Jan Murray, Fulton J. Sheen

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. This was the "Uncle Miltie Gets Roasted" broadcast. The 1967 version of "The Kraft Music Hall" was an hour show, which lasted four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.
#5940: GEORGE M
1970-09-12, WNBC, 80 min.
Red Buttons, Joel Grey, Nanette Fabray, Bernadette Peters, Jack Cassidy, Anita Gillette, Jesse White, Blythe Danner, Lewis J. Stadlen

Presented on "BELL SYSTEM FAMILY THEATER." The story of Broadway legend George M. Cohan, portrayed by Joel Grey.
#5119: BOB HOPE SPECIAL, THE
1973-02-08, WNBC, 52 min.
Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Jerry Colonna, Tony Randall, Red Buttons, Jan Murray, Don Rickles, George Foreman

Bob Hope's fourth Special.
#4939: VAUDEVILLE
1975-06-08, WNBC, 52 min.
Red Buttons, Barbara McNair, Scotty Plummer, Barry Monroe

1975 (SYNDICATED). A variety hour with no regulars, "Vaudeville" consisted of assorted vaudeville acts, introduced by celebrity guest hosts.
#2114: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1975-11-20, WNBC, 52 min.
Milton Berle, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Dean Martin, Eva Gabor, Nipsey Russell, Foster Brooks, Shelley Winters, Phyllis Diller, Rich Little, Jack Albertson, Nancy Walker, Valerie Harper, David Groh, Ed Asner, Isabel Sanford, Chad Everett, Georgia Engle, Julie Kavner, Harold Gould

Valerie Harper is roasted by Nancy Walker, David Groh, Rich Little, Shelley Winters, Ed Asner, Isabel Sanford, Phyllis Diller, Chad Everett, Milton Berle, Foster Brooks, Georgia Engle, Julie Kavner, Nipsey Russell, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Eva Gabor, Jack Albertson and Harold Gould. Dean Martin is roastmaster.
#2126: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1976-02-19, WNBC, 52 min.
Floyd Patterson, Gene Kelly, Howard Cosell, Red Buttons, Dean Martin, Rocky Graziano, Nipsey Russell, Foster Brooks, Freddie Prinze, Orson Welles, Muhammad Ali, Charlie Callas, Ruth Buzzi, Gabriel Kaplan, Georgia Engel, Wilt Chamberlain, Isabel Sanford, Tony Orlando, Sherman Hemsley

World heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali takes the verbal punches as he's roasted by Dean Martin, Orson Welles, Floyd Patterson, Freddie Prinze, Gabriel Kaplan, Foster Brooks, Isabel Sanford, Howard Cosell, Rocky Graziano, Sherman Hemsley, Tony Orlando, Ruth Buzzi, Georgia Engel, Nipsey Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Red Buttons, Charlie Callas and Gene Kelly.
#2127: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1976-04-27, WNBC, 52 min.
Dennis Weaver, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dean Martin, Nipsey Russell, Shelley Winters, Milburn Stone, Rich Little, Ruth Buzzi, William Conrad, Peter Graves, Amanda Blake, Steve Forrest, Mike Connors

Dennis Weaver is the target for this "Dean Martin Celebrity Roast." Among the luminaries taking aim at Weaver are Amanda Blake and Milburn Stone, who costarred with him in "Gunsmoke." Other stars on the dais include Milton Berle, William Conrad, Rich Little, Shelley Winters, Mike Connors, Peter Graves, Ruth Buzzi, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Steve Forrest, Red Buttons and Nipsey Russell.
#2121: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1976-05-25, WNBC, 52 min.
Joe Garagiola, Yogi Berra, Shirley Jones, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Mickey Mantle, Dean Martin, Hank Aaron, Pat Henry, Stan Musial, Willie Mays, Maury Wills, Nipsey Russell, Foster Brooks, Charles O. Finley, Orson Welles, Norm Crosby, Charlie Callas, Jackie Gayle, Luis Tiant

Dean Martin is joined by a gallery of baseball greats in this roast of TV sportscaster Joe Garagiola. Taking the dais are Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Yogi Berra, Luis Tiant, Stan Musial, Willie Mays, Maury Wills and Charles O. Finley, owner of the Oakland A's. Other guests include Orson Welles, Charlie Callas, Red Buttons, Nipsey Russell, Shirley Jones, Foster Brooks, Pat Henry, Jack Carter, Norm Crosby and Jackie Gayle.
#2118: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1976-12-15, WNBC, 52 min.
Gene Kelly, Danny Thomas, Howard Cosell, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Dean Martin, Jan Murray, Nipsey Russell, Jimmie Walker, Harvey Korman, Orson Welles, Lucille Ball, Charlie Callas, Charo, Ruth Buzzi

Roastee Danny Thomas is on the receiving end of quips by Lucille Ball, Milton Berle, Gene Kelly, Orson Welles, Howard Cosell, Jimmie Walker, Red Buttons, Ruth Buzzi, Charo, Jan Murray, Charlie Callas, Nipsey Russell and Harvey Korman.
#2122: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1977-02-08, WNBC, 52 min.
Joey Bishop, James Stewart, Red Buttons, Jackie Mason, Dean Martin, Juliet Prowse, Angie Dickinson, Foster Brooks, Eve Arden, Jimmie Walker, Orson Welles, Rex Reed, Ruth Buzzi, LaWanda Page, Earl Holliman, Cathy Rigby, Cindy Williams, Scatman Crothers

"Police Woman" on the firing line . . . Angie Dickinson is roasted by host Dean Martin, her series costar Earl Holliman, James Stewart, Juliet Prowse, Rex Reed, Cathy Rigby, Ruth Buzzi, Cindy Williams, Orson Welles, Eve Arden, LaWanda Page, Joey Bishop, Jimmie Walker, Jackie Mason, Scatman Crothers, Red Buttons and Foster Brooks.
#2124: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1977-02-21, WNBC, 52 min.
Joe Garagiola, Howard Cosell, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Dean Martin, Alice Ghostley, George Kirby, Nipsey Russell, Johnny Bench, Jimmie Walker, Orson Welles, Charlie Callas, Charo, Liz Torres, Gabriel Kaplan, Ed Bluestone, Abe Vigoda, Billy Crystal

Gabriel Kaplan is roasted by host Dean Martin, Milton Berle, Johnny Bench, Howard Cosell, Joe Garagiola, Orson Welles, Abe Vigoda, Liz Torres, Charo, Jimmie Walker, Nipsey Russell, Alice Ghostley, Red Buttons, Charlie Callas, George Kirby, Ed Bluestone and Billy Crystal.
#2125: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1977-03-02, WNBC, 52 min.
James Stewart, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Jackie Mason, Dean Martin, Foster Brooks, Paul Williams, Jimmie Walker, Harvey Korman, Orson Welles, Ted Knight, Kelly Monteith, Georgia Engel, Ed Asner, LaWanda Page, Gavin MacLeod, Renee Richards, Julie McWhirter

Ted Knight is roasted by three of his costars on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"-Ed Asner, Georgia Engel and Gavin MacLeod. Also on the dais: James Stewart, Harvey Korman, Dr. Renee Richards, Orson Welles, Jimmie Walker, Paul Williams, Jack Carter, Jackie Mason, Julie McWhirter, LaWanda Page, Red Buttons, Foster Brooks and Kelly Monteith.
#2128: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1977-05-02, WNBC, 52 min.
Joey Bishop, Jack Carter, Red Buttons, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dean Martin, Rip Taylor, Paul Lynde, Rose Marie, Vincent Price, Foster Brooks, Jimmie Walker, Orson Welles, Jackie Gayle, Peter Marshall, Wayland Flowers and Madame, Karen Valentine

Peter Marshall is roasted by host Dean Martin and a panel of celebrities including Red Buttons, Foster Brooks, Rip Taylor, Orson Welles, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Vincent Price, Karen Valentine, Paul Lynde, Jimmie Walker, Jack Carter, Jackie Gayle, Rose Marie, Joey Bishop and Wayland and Madame.
#6708: JUST FOR LAUGHS
1978-02-07, NBC, 60 min.
Connie Stevens, Milton Berle, Martha Raye, Red Buttons, Rose Marie, Lloyd Nolan, Robert Guillaume, Skip Stephenson, Will Geer, Tom Dreesen, Marcia Wallace

NBC presented six specials, aired at different times, the first broadcast February 7, 1978. Other broadcasts aired include August 8 & 16, 1978. Not widely referenced or remembered.

Familiar faces join forces with newcomers in this comedy hour, still being edited at press time. In sketches, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Martha Raye and Lloyd Nolan depict life aboard a cruise ship; and Connie Stevens interviews George Washington's brother (Will Geer) and Abraham Lincoln's brother (Robert Guillaume). Also: skits, monologues and blackouts with stand-up comics Skip Stephenson and Tom Dreesen, Rose Marie, Marcia Wallace.                          
#2134: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1978-02-07, WNBC, 100 min.
Jonathan Winters, Gene Kelly, Jack Klugman, Redd Foxx, James Stewart, Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, Peter Falk, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Dean Martin, George Burns, Ronald Reagan, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Dom DeLuise, Orson Welles, Rich Little, Flip Wilson, Charlie Callas, Ruth Buzzi, LaWanda Page

The comedy of insult dominates this two-hour tribute. Host Dean Martin heads the list of 20 celebrities, including Gene Kelly-who shows clips of Sinatra and himself singing and dancing in "Anchors Aweigh" (1945), "On the Town" (1949) and Take Me Out to the Ball Game" (1949); Peter Falk, who does a routine as Columbo; Ruth Buzzi, who appears as her "Laugh-In" character Gladys, the "president of the first Frank Sinatra fan club"; and Jonathan Winters as Elwood Suggins, "the bus driver on Sinatra's concert tours." Also: stand-up spots by former California governor Ronald Reagan, George Burns, James Stewart, Milton Berle, Redd Foxx, Flip Wilson, Dom DeLuise, Charlie Callas, Telly Savalas, LaWanda Page, Orson Welles, Don Rickles, Red Buttons, Rich Little, Jack Klugman and Ernest Borgnine.
#2130: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1978-05-10, WNBC, 120 min.
James Stewart, Mickey Rooney, Tony Randall, Red Buttons, Dean Martin, George Burns, Henry Fonda, Greer Garson, Foster Brooks, Barry Goldwater, Janet Leigh, Eddie Albert, Don Rickles, Orson Welles, Rich Little, Lucille Ball, Ruth Buzzi, LaWanda Page, June Allyson, Jesse White

The Oscar winner gets the insult treatment. Among those dishing it out to James Stewart are four of his movie costars: host Dean Martin ("Bandolero," 1968), June Allyson ("The Glenn Miller Story," 1954), Janet Leigh ("The Naked Spur," 1953) and Henry Fonda ("On Our Merry Way," 1948, and "Firecreek," 1968). Fonda also introduces clips of Stewart in "Rose Marie" (1936), his second screen role; "Born to Dance" (1936), in which he sings Cole Porter's "Easy to Love"; "Ziegfeld Girl" (1941); "The Stratton Story" (1949); and "The Philadelphia Story" (1941), which earned Stewart his Oscar. Also on hand: George Burns, Greer Garson, Lucille Ball, Sen. Barry Goldwater, Milton Berle, Orson Welles, Don Rickles, Mickey Rooney, Eddie Albert, Tony Randall, Foster Brooks, Red Buttons, LaWanda Page, Ruth Buzzi, Jesse White and Rich Little.
#5430: RUDOLPH & FROSTY'S CHRISTMAS IN JULY
1979-11-25, WABC, 78 min.
Johnny Marks, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, Paul Frees, Ethel Merman, Jackie Vernon, Alan Sues, Billie Richards, Don Merrick

Santa Claus, his red nose reindeer Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman team up at a seaside Fourth of July circus, in this musical animated adventure. Original songs by Johnny Marks, known for writing the classic song "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer." A holiday movie Christmas special.
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