The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961)

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Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Katy O'Connor (93 episodes, 1958-1961)
Ann Tyrrell ...
 Olive Smith (51 episodes, 1958-1961)
Don Porter ...
 James Devery (45 episodes, 1959-1961)
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Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India but he was replaced by James Devery. Katy's secretary, best friend and roommate is Olive Smith; she had a romantic fling with Delbert Gray during the 1960-61 season. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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Was shown in syndicated reruns after it went off the air. See more »

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One of my all-time favorites!
24 July 2004 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

When I saw this series many years later, I vaguely remembered occasionally seeing it when I had been sick as a child and missed school - it was in re-runs at that time, during the day. It is so interesting to see this series, and to realize how provocative it was for the time - late 50's and early 60's. I think it was much better than Executive Secretary "renamed Susie" which was the first of her two series. In one episode, Katy realized she could successfully manage the hotel herself, but that she would have to be very unpopular by being forceful with the staff - her quote "I don't want to set the world on fire, just a few of its male citizens" or something similar to that. I love Ann Sothern's comedy!


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