An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast.
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1965   1964  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton
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Topical political satire program that poked fun at the events of the week. A series of musical numbers, skits, and irreverent humor. It prided itself on being controversial. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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10 January 1964 (USA)  »

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Razor-sharp political satire surpassing everything to follow.
10 February 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Some of the brightest minds ever in entertainment were gathered for this furiously funny look at the week's news highlights. "TW3" was a cut above SNL's Weekend Updates, racing ahead of "Not Necessarily The News," and nosing out "The Daily Show" as the best of its kind. Fueled by the players in a period of stunning global events, the players managed both biting commentary and lively entertainment. Bring on the re-runs.


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