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15 September 1986 (USA) See more »
"It's Hip to Be (The New) Hollywood Squares."
An updated version of the classic game show, hosted by John Davidson. Celebrities, seated in squares in a tic-tac-toe arrangement... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 218)

John Davidson ... Himself - Host (126 episodes, 1986-1989)

Shadoe Stevens ... Announcer / ... (125 episodes, 1986-1989)

Jim J. Bullock ... Himself / ... (87 episodes, 1986-1989)

Joan Rivers ... Herself - Center Square / ... (61 episodes, 1986-1989)

Series Directed by
Bob Loudin (2 episodes, 1986-1989)

Steve Grant (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Roy Battocchio (13 episodes, 1986-1989)
Scott Satin (4 episodes, 1988)
Rick Rosner (2 episodes, 1986-1989)
Rick Shaw (2 episodes, 1986-1989)
Harry Friedman (1 episode, 1986)

Michael Viseltear (unknown episodes, 1985)
Merrill Heatter (unknown episodes)
Bob Quigley (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Joel Klein .... segment producer (17 episodes, 1986-1988)
Rick Rosner .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1986-1989)
Scott Sternberg .... producer (1 episode, 1986)
E.V. DiMassa Jr. .... supervising producer (1 episode, 1989)

Harry Friedman .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Stormy Sacks (1 episode, 1986)
Series Film Editing by
Mike Beltran (1 episode, 1986)

Terry M. Pickford (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Dennis Craig Roof (1 episode, 1986)

Rob Sagrillo (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Sandi Bailey-Salvatore .... hairdresser (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Scribner .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1986)

Vera Yurtchuk .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Donald Azars .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1986)
Tom Patino .... unit manager (1 episode, 1986)
Tim Sarnoff .... unit manager (1 episode, 1986)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Grant .... associate director (1 episode, 1986)
Series Art Department
John Bernhart .... head carpenter (1 episode, 1986)
Steve Christopher .... electronic graphics (1 episode, 1986)
Mike DeMartino .... props (1 episode, 1986)
Series Sound Department
Eric Pierce .... sound (7 episodes, 1986)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dana Ross Martin .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1986-1988)
Series Casting Department
Kim Swann .... talent executive (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Blanche Ropp .... wardrobe supervisor (1 episode, 1986)
Series Transportation Department
John Scott Mills .... driver (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Paul Ruffino .... key location manager (11 episodes, 1986-1987)
Robert A. Bowen .... technical director (11 episodes, 1987)

John Zook .... stage manager (unknown episodes, 1987-1989)
Terry Edinger .... accountant (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Movie Connections:
Version of "XXO - Fritz & Co." (1995)See more »
It's Hip to Be Hollywood SquaresSee more »


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A fine choice, 19 August 1998
Author: Ernest Ovalle Jr. ( from Callifornia, U.S.A.

This was always one of my favorite game shows because the celebrities always provided a lot of entertainment with their answers. I especially liked Alf as the guest host the week John Davidson was on vacation. Joan Rivers was my favorite celebrity and my favorite sponsor was Continental Airlines.

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