The theme is love, hosted by Buddy Greco and his guests on this Valentine's Day special (with commercials). Featured are actors Sal Mineo, Marie Wilson, and Elaine Dunn & singers Jackie DeShannon, Teddy Neely, and The Backporch Majority.
Special: This first-run Smothers hour features Nancy Wilson, Dan Rowan, singer Teddy Neely and comedian David Steinberg. The controversial show (scratched by CBS censors) was a factor in the cancellation of the series.
On April 3, 1969, Bob Wood, president of CBS Television, telegraphed Smothers that the show was canceled; ostensibly, the reason was that Smothers had failed to deliver a tape on time, though Smothers insisted that timely delivery had been made (the Smothers' guests on that show were David Steinberg, Dan Rowan, and Nancy Wilson).
August 1, 1971-September 5, 1971; December 27, 1971-May 29, 1974. "The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour" was introduced as a summer variety show and found a place in the network's schedule in midseason. By the 1973-1974 season it was television's top-rated variety series. Regulars included their daughter Chastity Bono, Peter Cullen, Freeman King, Teri Garr, Ted Zeigler, Billy Van, and Murray Langston.