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Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 

The Perry Como Show (original title)
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 18 nominations. See more awards »
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Alan King, Eddy Arnold
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Perry Como ...
 Himself - Host / ... (218 episodes, 1949-1967)
The Ray Charles Singers ...
 Themselves / ... (88 episodes, 1954-1963)
Frank Gallop ...
 Himself / ... (86 episodes, 1955-1963)
Mitchell Ayres Orchestra ...
 Themselves (77 episodes, 1954-1963)
The Louis DaPron Dancers ...
 Themselves / ... (63 episodes, 1955-1963)
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast and named it The Supper Club. In 1950 Como and his Sponsors moved to CBS and named this The Perry Como Chesterfield Show. Written by Pilot TV Network

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All New York City television networks' contracts with the United Scenic Artist's Union IATSE # 829 designated that the production's designer credit clause be stipulated that a television (stage) scenic designer credit could only be designated as a "Scenic Designer" - not "Art Director". On the west coast, the networks did not have this agreement with any union contract, specifically, The Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors - IATSE #876 Union. (Changed to The Art Directors Guild IATSE #800). The NYC networks had a contract with the graphic artists' union designating employed graphic artists and affiliated associates be given the credit "Art Directors." This television irony is the reason scenic designers could not have nor redeem the "art director" title for a credit title. With production for television specials being produced by both independent sponsors and producers, the "art director credit" used on a New York based television program's credit list prevented the network's monopolized "art director-graphic artist" credit denied to the stage scenic designer performing theatrical set design duties. See more »

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Perry on SCTV, with Eugene Levy and the Gang
19 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

SCTV has a hilarious Perry Como concert. See YouTube.com at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1yvS_m_7eE If the link doesn't work, look for "SCTV Perry Como" at YouTube. Includes Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dave Thomas, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, the Juul Halmeyer Dancers et al. SCTV has a hilarious Perry Como concert. See YouTube.com at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1yvS_m_7eE If the link doesn't work, look for "SCTV Perry Como" at YouTube. Includes Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dave Thomas, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, the Juul Halmeyer Dancers et al. SCTV has a hilarious Perry Como concert. See YouTube.com at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1yvS_m_7eE If the link doesn't work, look for "SCTV Perry Como" at YouTube. Includes Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dave Thomas, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, the Juul Halmeyer Dancers et al.


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