Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »
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Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously the most popular of the bunch so the rest were phased into occasional appearances. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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In order, the nine Osmond children are: George "Virl" Osmond, Jr. (October 19, 1945), Thomas "Tom" Rulon (October 26, 1947), Alan (June 22, 1949), Melvin "Wayne" (August 28, 1951), Merrill Davis (April 30, 1953), Jay (March 2, 1955), Donny (December 9, 1957), Marie (October 13, 1959), and Jimmy (April 16, 1963). Their father, George Osmond (October 13, 1917-November 6, 2007) was a real estate and insurance salesman in Ogden, Utah. Olive May Osmond (May 4, 1925-August 28, 2004) was the matriarch of the Osmond singing family. See more »

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Purple Socks and Sparkling Teeth
14 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Donny and Marie Osmond were the first brother and sister to host a variety show. Critics picked on the duo the whole time they were on the air. It wasn't great art, but it was fun, wholesome entertainment for an hour on Friday nights. Donny and Marie, like all variety shows, was expensive to put on every week, and that, along with changing tastes, eventually drove the show off the airwaves. Sometimes Nick-At-Nite will show reruns of it.


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