September 22nd, 1961-September 12th, 1964 (NBC)
September 20th, 1964-September 2nd, 1973 (ABC)
Bullwinkle The Moose was the faithful companion of Rocky the flying squirrel on "Rocky and His Friends" Bullwinkle hosted and starred in his own animated spinoff series that aired on Sundays on NBC for one season before beginning a long run on weekend mornings on NBC. In 1964, it began a long run on ABC on weekend mornings, airing until 1973. Bill Scott provided the voice of Bullwinkle while William Conrad who was the voice of Matt Dillon on the "Gunsmoke" radio program was the narrator. The series was produced by Jay Ward.
April 1st, 1963-September 8th, 1967 (NBC)
A five days a week (9 AM to 9:30 AM) children's program presented live and hosted by Paul Tripp. Each day, a boy or girl's birthday would be celebrated along with their friends.
The show presented all manners of games and stunts, stories and songs, entertainment, and educational features- for the young guest on the show and for the kids at home. A daily diversion that offers the thrill of anticipation, excitement, and variety all designed to keep the nursery set occupied and amused each weekday morning.
Paul Tripp often referred to as the "Pied Piper" of early children's television, created the musical fantasy "Tubby The Tuba" in 1945 and appeared on his own show "Mr. I. Magination," which aired on CBS television from 1949-1952. On this children's program, Tripp appeared as a train engineer.
Tripp along with his wife, Ruth Enders Tripp, co-hosted a TV news magazine for teenagers titled "On The Carousel" on Saturday mornings. The program ran from June 5th, 1955- September 26th, 1959 and was seen on CBS-TV.
The origin of the great bear, Smokey, conservation crusader.
The voices of James Cagney, Rose Marie Jun, William Marine, Barry Pearl, George Petrie, Herb Duncan, Bryna Raeburn, Ruth Franklin, and Francine Carol are heard in this animated special.
Songs by Johnny Marks. Narrated by James Cagney. Voice of Smokey the Bear portrayed by Barry Pearl.
Animated special about a group of bears in Bearbank and a curious bear among them named Ted E Bear. He learns the meaning of Christmas from Santa Claus himself.
Originally broadcast December 17th, 1973.
The leading characters in the popular series of children's books make their TV debut in a musical animated tale. In the story, the overbearing Papa Bear ignores Mama's advice to buy a Christmas tree and instead sets out to cut his own- only to learn that his "perfect Christmas tree" is also the perfect home of other forest creatures. Written by the bruins' creators, Jan and Stan Berenstain.