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#13233: MIKE TODD MAMMOTH PARTY IN MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
1957-10-17, CBS, 21 min.
Walter Cronkite, Garry Moore, Jim McKay, Ginger Rogers, Elizabeth Taylor, Hubert Humphrey, Arthur Fiedler, Charles Boyer, Boston Pops Orchestra, George Jesel, Elsa Maxwell, Mike Todd, Hedda Hooper, Sir Cedrick Hardwicke

Film producer Mike Todd and his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, on the first anniversary of Todd's film, "Around The World In Eighty Days," invited 18,000 of their close friends to a Madison Square Garden extravaganza.

 Personalities on hand include George Jesel, (Todd's Wife) Elizabeth Taylor, Elsa Maxwell, Walter Cronkite, Senator Hubert Humphrey, Hedda Hooper, Charles Boyer, Ginger Rogers, Joe E. Lewis, Bill Leon. and Garry Moore. It was estimated that a crowd of 18,000 filled the arena to witness the event. 

Jim McKay is the host.

 NOTE: Mike Todd conned the CBS program  PLAYHOUSE 90 into covering the spectacle, live. But when the crowd got out of control, a bland publicity stunt turned into a giant food fight.

News Anchor  Walter Cronkite covers the event.  
  

 NOTE: Five months later, on March 22, 1958, Mike Todd died in an airplane crash.                                                               
#19110: 1964 OLYMPIC GAMES TRIALS
1964-07-04, ABC, min.
Jim McKay, Bill Flemming, Dick Bank, John Pennel, Fred Hansen, Darrell Horn, Kent Floerke, Al Oerter, Rink Babka, Blaine Lindgren, Hayes Jones, Henry Carr, Paul Drayton, Ulis Williams, Adolph Plummer, Jerry Siebert, Norm Hoffman, Dyrol Burleson, Tom OHara, Pat Traynor, Jeff Fishback, Bob Mathias, Fred Jackson

Highlights of the second day of the Olympic Track and Field Trials, taped this afternoon at Downing Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City. Today's events are part of the first elimination meet held to choose the US Olympic track and field squad for the summer games in Tokyo.  

Hosting this 90 minute  speical ABC TV broadcast are Jim McKay, Bob Mathias and Bill Flemming.   

Events and leading entrants...pole vault: John Pennel, current world record holder at 17 feet, 3/4 inch; and Fred Hansen, whose recent vault of 17 feet, 2 inches, is a pending world record. 
Triple Jump: Darrell Horn and Kent Floerke. Discus: 1956 and 1960 Olympic Champion Al Oerter and Rink Babka. 110-meter high hurdle: Blaine Lindgren and Hayes Jones. 200-meter run: Paul Drayton and Henry Carr. 400-meter run: Ulis Williams and Adolph Plummer. 800- meter run: Jerry Siebert and Norm Hoffman. 1500-meter run: Dyrol Burleson and Tom O'Hara. 300- meter steeplechase: Jeff Fishback and Pat Traynor. 
Jim McKay, Bob Mathias,  Bill Flemming report and Dick Bank conducts the interviews.   
Commercials are included.                                         
#19086: ABC'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS
1966-00-00, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

April 29th, 1961-January 3rd, 1998 (ABC)

A thirty-year fixture late Saturday afternoons on ABC, "ABC's Wide World Of Sports" was the brainchild of ABC sports director Roone Arledge. The show was known to cover almost any type of sport, portraying "The Thrill Of Victory and The Agony Of Defeat." Jim McKay hosted the program from its onset and served as anchor for many years. Principal commentators over the years included Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford, Chris Schenkel, Keith Jackson, Bud Palmer, Bill Fleming, Bob Beattie, and Warner Wolf. The show's final broadcast aired on January 3rd, 1998.  

On today's episode: NYAC IN New York, track and field games 1966.
Includes commercials. 
                                                 
#9901: WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES 1968, THE
1968-02-06, ABC, min.
Chris Schenkel, Jim McKay

Live opening and closing coverage of the 1968 Winter Olympics Games from Grenoble, France. Coverage begins on February 6th, 1968 and includes February 7th, 11th, 13th, 14th, and concludes on February 18th, 1968.

Hosted by Jim McKay and Chris Schenkel.             
#19087: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES FOR 1968
1968-10-12, ABC, min.
John Carlos, Jim McKay, Tommie Smith

The 1968 Summer Olhmpics were held from October 12th-October 27th, in Mexico City, Mexico. They were the first Olympic games staged in Latin America and the first Olympic games to be held in a Spanish-speaking nation. Much controversy surrounded the games after Athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith both raised their fists on the podium in a black power salute after receiving their bronze and gold medals respectively.                        
#791: ABC'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS: THE 1960'S - A DECADE OF EXPLOSION IN SPORTS
1969-12-27, WABC, 72 min.
Howard Cosell, Jim McKay

More than 100 of the decade's most exciting sports moments are relived. Hosted by Jim McKay, with additional commentary from Howard Cosell.
#17049: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES
1972-08-30, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.        
#17050: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES
1972-08-31, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

Continuing live coverage of the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.                     
#17055: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES, THE
1972-09-03, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of the 1972 Summer Olympic games.                      
#17057: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES, THE
1972-09-04, , min.
Jim McKay

The 1972 Summer Olympic games.          
#17062: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES, THE
1972-09-06, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

             
#17072: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES
1972-09-11, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

The 1972 Summer Olympic Games conclude. Includes the closing ceremonies.       
#9033: OLYMPIC GAMES SPECIAL, THE
1976-01-05, ABC, 60 min.
Jim McKay

A preview of the 1976 Winter Olympic games to be held in Innsbruck Austria. Jim McKay is the host.                      
#9903: WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES 1976, THE
1976-02-14, ABC, min.
Jim McKay

Jim McKay is the host for the X11 Winter Olympic Games from Innsbruck, Austria.             
#9888: "WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS.'
1976-02-28, ABC, 90 min.
Howard Cosell, Jim McKay

The 1976 Flamingo Stakes horse race is featured. Honest Pleasure was the winner.              
#9891: "WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS."
1976-04-04, ABC, 90 min.
Howard Cosell, Jim McKay

A tribute to Yankee Stadium is featured.            
#8400: KENTUCKY DERBY, THE 102ND RUNNING
1976-05-01, ABC, 120 min.
Chris Schenkel, Howard Cosell, John Wayne, Telly Savalas, Jim McKay, Angel Cordero

The 102nd running of the Kentucky Derby is telecast live from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Bold Forbes is the winner of the first leg of thoroughbred racing's triple crown.

Hosted by Jim McKay and Chris Schenkel        
#9892: "WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS."
1976-05-01, ABC, 45 min.
Frank Gifford, Jim McKay

The 1976 Sprint car race and World High Diving championships are featured. This program is a 45-minute excerpt.   

Host: Jim McKay.        
#9893: "WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS."
1976-07-03, ABC, 90 min.
Jim McKay

The United States Olympic Track and Field trials from Eugene, Oregon. 

Host: Jim McKay.            
#9037: OLYMPIC GAMES, THE: OPENING CEREMONY
1976-07-17, ABC, 210 min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of opening ceremonies of the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada. 

Host: Jim McKay                         
#9351: SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES: XXI THE
1976-07-20, ABC, 180 min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of the XXI Summer Olympic Games from Montreal, Canada. Jim McKay reports.             
#9038: OLYMPIC WRAP-UP, THE
1976-07-27, ABC, 15 min.
Jim McKay

A wrap-up and review of the XXI Summer Olympic Games from Montreal, Canada. Jim McKay is the host.        
#9039: OLYMPIC WRAP-UP, THE
1976-07-28, ABC, 15 min.
Jim McKay

a wrap-up and review of the XXI Summer Olympic Games from Montreal, Canada. Hosted by Jim McKay.           
#9040: OLYMPIC GAMES, THE
1976-07-29, ABC, 60 min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of the XXI Summer Olympic Games from Montreal, Canada. Hosted by Jim McKay.                      
#9041: OLYMPIC GAMES COVERAGE
1976-07-31, ABC, 300 min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of the XXI Summer Olympic Games, from Montreal, Canada. Hosted by Jim McKay.            
#9042: "HISTORY OF THE OLYMPICS AND CLOSING CEREMONIES."
1976-08-01, ABC, 155 min.
Jim McKay

Live coverage of the closing ceremonies of the XXI Summer Olympic Games from Montreal, Canada. Jim McKay is the host.            
#5214: DOROTHY HAMILL
1976-11-17, WABC, 52 min.
Gene Kelly, Jim McKay, Dorothy Hamill, Carrie Webber

Dorothy Hamill hosts a special hour of sensational skating and music.
#8401: KENTUCKY DERBY, THE 103RD RUNNING
1977-05-07, ABC, 120 min.
Howard Cosell, Jim McKay, Eddie Arcaro, Jean Cruguet, William Turner

The 103rd running of the Kentucky Derby is telecast live from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Seattle Slew captures the Derby on his way to winning horse racing's triple crown in 1977.  

Jim McKay is host.         
#9173: PREAKNESS STAKES, THE
1977-05-21, ABC, 60 min.
Howard Cosell, Jim McKay, Eddie Arcaro, Jean Cruget, Seattle Slew, Iron Constitution

The 102nd running of the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in horse racing's triple crown is broadcast from Pimlico Racetrack in Baltimore, Maryland. Seattle Slew was the winner on his way to winning the triple crown. Ridden by Jean Cruget, Seattle Slew scored a 1 1/2 length victory over runner-up Iron Constitution. 

Howard Cosell, Jim McKay, and Eddie Arcaro report.             
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