ERNIE KOVACS SHOW, THE {PROGRAM #6} (TV)

Summary

The following summary was provided by Ben Model:

Mickey Mouse Club cold open. Kovacs opening monolog. Pianist attempts to play "Minute Waltz" while deated on keg of TNT. Yma Sumac performs "Tumba". "I've Got a Hush-Hush" blackout. "Welcome Transients" interview sketch where guest has to be prodded by host with events of his own story. Edie Adams sings "Sailor Man". Fencing blackout. "Howdy Deedy" spoof of "Howdy Doody" hosted by Hungarian Miklos Molnar. Child prodigy movie spoof "The Ugly Duckling", with Edie as a Shirley Temple type. Boris Karloff performs a dramatic monolog. Desk bit closing.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: August 13, 1956 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: B:22490
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CREDITS

    • Ernie Kovacs