5 records found for The Rascals
1968-04-08, ABC, 28 min.
"The Great Mating Game" surveys the singles scramble in an affluent-and morally relaxed-America. On view: apartment houses "for singles only" and preferred meeting spots for unmarried; a discotheque in Los Angeles, a bar in New York and a resort hotel, where a singles ski weekend drew nearly 3000 young adults. Electronic dating is examined at a computer party. There were 1,300,000 marriages to be consummated in the United States in 1968. In one poignant and revealing segment Jack McKennes, of the musical rock group ORPHEUS, describes the loneliness of a hardworking musician's life. The song "Never Seen Love Like This" is sung by the group. Narrator: Jean Shepherd. This half hour documentary Special was written and produced by David Yarnell, who's other 1960's & '70's producing credits include The 17th Annual Tony Awards (1963), The Mini-Skirt Rebellion (1967), Firing Line (1966-1968), In Concert (1972), Rock Concert (1973), and The Rock 'n' Fun Magic Show (1975). Music by Orpheus and The Rascals. Complete with Clairol commercials. Clairol Fast Color Shampoo Nice and Easy Clairol Shampoo Clairol: "The Girl Form Uncurl" Excedrin Strength Relief VOTE Toothpaste and Clairol Shampoo
1968-09-04, WNBC, 52 min.September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. 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.
1969-10-06, WABC, 45 min.
- Dusty Springfield
- Roger Miller
- The Rascals
- David Steinberg
- Lily Tomlin
- Bobby Sherman
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
- The Dells
- Chris Bokeno
- Paul Reid Roman
- Larry Hankin
- Christopher Ross
- John Mayall
September 22, 1969-January 12, 1970. Music series featuring appearances by guest artists. The forty-five-minute series was hosted by comedian David Steinberg. Performers included Chris Bokeno, Larry Hankin, Paul Reid Roman, Christopher Ross, and Lily Tomlin. A contemporary popular music program hosted by David Steinberg (and guests). Practically every big name in rock music appeared on this sort-lived series, with the first telecast alone featuring the Beatles, James Brown, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Buck Owens, Three Dog Night, Oliver, and Tom Jones. Seen in later telecasts were Janis Joplin, Bobby Sherman, Sly & the Family Stone, Isaac Hayes, Stevie Wonder, Mama Cass, and Groucho Marx, among others. A special feature was performances of the latest hit songs in various fields, such as rock, rhythm & blues, country & western, and comedy, based on BILLBOARD magazine's record popularity charts. An Improvisational comedy group was also on the series.
1970-01-15, WABC, 52 min.February 7, 1969-January 15, 1971. Tom Jones hosted his own musical variety hour, which also featured Big Jim Sullivan and The Ace Trucking Company.
1970-01-17, WNBC, 52 min.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.