The Plymouth Playhouse (1953– )
"ABC Album" (original title)

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ABC, which had a reputation for producing shows that were not as good as their competitors CBS and NBC, used this program to audtition possible series in the hope of gaining sponsorship for... See full summary »

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ABC, which had a reputation for producing shows that were not as good as their competitors CBS and NBC, used this program to audtition possible series in the hope of gaining sponsorship for the 1953 TV season. The episodes were expensive to produce and featured top notch casts and two of the episodes were picked up by sponsors and broadcast in the 1953-54 season. Written by J.E. McKillop

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Episode 1.3, "Jamie", was the pilot for the 1953 sitcom of the same name (Jamie (1953)) starring Brandon De Wilde. See more »

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