Dinah hosted this 15 minute live musical and variety show, two nights a week. It led to her own hour long show in 1956.
Did You Know?
On 11 August 2009 the US Postal Service issued a pane of twenty 44¢; commemorative postage stamps honoring early USA television programs. A booklet with 20 picture postal cards was also issued. The stamp honoring "The Dinah Shore Show" pictured its star, Dinah Shore
throwing a kiss (the show's signature ending). Other shows honored in the Early TV Memories issue were: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
(1952), Alfred Hitchcock Presents
(1951), "The Ed Sullivan Show" (originally titled The Ed Sullivan Show
(1948)), The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
(1950), Hopalong Cassidy
(1952), The Honeymooners
(1955), "The Howdy Doody Show" (original title: The Howdy Doody Show
(1947)), I Love Lucy
(1951), Kukla, Fran and Ollie
(1954), The Lone Ranger
(1949), Perry Mason
(1957), The Phil Silvers Show
(1955), The Red Skelton Hour
(1951), "Texaco Star Theater" (titled Texaco Star Theatre
(1948), 1954-1956), The Tonight Show (which began as Tonight!
(1953)), The Twilight Zone
(1959), and You Bet Your Life
(1950). See more