It was a children's variety show on every Sunday. It had a live children's audience and it was on Channel 5 in New York, which was WNEW, a local station before FOX. Sandy Becker was the first host. Then came Sunny Fox. After Sunny left, the last host was Bob McAllister. It had live guests and cartoons. Written by
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A nine-hour Christmas special was aired on Christmas Day of 1956 with, among other features, an all-puppet version of Charles Dickens
' "A Christmas Carol". "Wonderama" also presented lengthy Christmas specials on Christmas Day of 1957 and 1959. See more