CTVA US Music Variety - "Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show" (NBC)(1959-63)

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Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (60 min)(NBC)(1959-63)

The Perry Como Show pt. 3 (1959-63) (hour long)
  Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

  
 NBC
Executive Produced by George McGarrett
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones  (1959-60) (season 12)
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion  (1960-63) (seasons 13,14,15)

US Music Variety Show (1959-63)

Hosted by Perry Como

Regulars/Recurring:
The Fontane Sisters (1948-54)
Ray Charles Singers (1950-63)
Louis DaPron Dancers (1955-60)
Peter Gennaro Dancers (1960-63)
Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (1948-63)

Announcer:
Martin Block (1948-50)
Durward Kirby (1950-51)
Dick Stark (1951-55)
Frank Gallop (1955-63)

Theme song: (1955-63)
"Dream Along with Me (I'm On My Way to a Star)" by Carl Sigman

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(New Day/New Title/New Sponsor)
NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

12.01 [914] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
30Sep1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Walter Brennan, Peggy King, The Everly Brothers
Jazz dancer Jack Cole
singing group The Pitch Hikers
Bing Crosby (on record)
Highlights:
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "Schubert Alley".
Perry sings "Where or When".
Perry and Orchestra "live" with "Somebody else" perform "Unchained Melody", "Prisoner of Love" and "Blue of the Night".
(Bing Crosby on "Record").
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "Hubba,Hubba,Hubba".
Perry with Singers and Dancers do a medley with "Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes", "Hot Diggity",
"Catch a Falling Star", "How High the Moon" and "Round and Round".
Jack Cole with dancers perform "Sing, Sing, Sing".
Everly Brothers sings "Bird Dog" and "Till I Kissed You".
Perry with the Pitch Hikers do "Waiting for the Robert E Lee".
Ray Charles Singers do "Dear Perry" and "In the Evening by the Moonlight".

12.02 [915] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
07Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Collins, John Payne, Ivo Robie, Petit Michel
Highlights:
The Orchestra performs "Dream Along with Me".
Perry sings "Getting to Know You", "Rustle of Spring", "Just a Small Cottage", "You'll Never Know" and
"Carolina in the Morning".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers performs "St. Louis Blues".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella".
Dorothy Collins and Singers perform "Fashions".
Dorothy with John Payne do a medley on "Every Little Movement", "Running Wild", "The Continental",
"I Can't Begin to Tell You" and "You Say the Sweetest Things".
Dorothy & Perry duet on "Give Me the Simple Life".
Ivo Robic with Singers performs "Morgen".
Petite Michele with Perry & John Payne perform "K-K-K Katy" and "Ragtime Cowboy Joe".
All join in for "It Happened in Sun Valley".
The Orchestra performs "Goodbye Broadway, Hello France", "America, I Love You" and "Restless Gun Theme".

12.03 [916] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
14Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Phil Harris, Carol Haney, Dick Clark, Santo and Johnny
Highlights:
Perry sings "Smile".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "So in Love" and "Lonesome Road".
Perry and Phil duet on "Not One Minute More" and "Row, Row, Row".
Phil Harris sings "Nobody" and "Possibilities".
Carol Haney with Singers & Louis DaPron dancers perform "A Two at a Time".
Carol Haney and Dancers perform to "Ida".
Dick Clark sings "Bye Bye Blackbird".
Santo & Johnny perform "All Night Diner".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Sleep walk", "Dream Along with Me" and "Dear Perry".
All join in for "I'd Rather See a Minstrel Show".
The Orchestra closes with "Waiting for the Robert E Lee".

12.04 [917] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
21Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Rosemary Clooney, Gail Davis, Nat King Cole, The Lennon Sisters
Rin Tin Tin, Silent Screen star Frank Barnes.
Highlights:
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "There's No Business Like Show Business".
The Orchestra, Singers, Dancers do "Buffalo Gal".
Perry sings "Donkey Serenade" and "Twilight On the Trail".
Rosemary with Dancers performs "I've Got Plenty of Nothing".
Perry & Rosemary do a medley with "The Glory of Love", "Makin' Whoopee", "Blue Room", "Blue Moon",
"I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Blue Skies", "Just One of Those Things",
"I've Got You Under My Skin", "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "You're Just In Love".
Nat King Cole performs "The Continental".
Perry, Nat & Rosemary do "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" and "Accentuate the Positive".
Perry & Rosemary with Singers sing "Red River Valley" and "I'm An Old Cow-hand".
Nat with Singers perform "Cielito Lin Do".
Gail Davis TV's "Annie Oakley" sings "Cattle Call".
Perry, Rosemary, Nat & Gail perform "Tumbling Tumbleweeds", "The Old Chisholm Trail" and "Whoopee Ti Yi Yo".

12.05 [918] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
28Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Teresa Brewer, The Lennon Sisters, Paul O’Keefe
Frank Gallop, Announcer
Highlights:
The Orchestra performs "Where or When".
Perry performs "The Party", "Dream Along with Me" and "Pennies from Heaven".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "You Do Something to Me", "You Made Me Love You",
"That Old Black Magic", "You Are Never Far Away From Me" and "In the Still of the Night".
Teresa Brewer with Singers & Dancers sings "If You Like-a Me".
Teresa & Perry duet on "When the Skeleton in the Closet Started to Dance".
The Lennon Sisters sing "Mississippi Mud".
The Lennon Sisters with Perry, Dancers & Singers perform the "Pennsylvanian Polka".
Paul O’Keefe performs "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town".
Paul O’Keefe with Perry & the Lennon Sisters does "Dry Bones".
Perry with the Lennon sisters sing "Autumn Leaves".
Ray Charles Singers do "Dear Perry".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.06 [919] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
04Nov1959 NBC Wed (other source 11Nov1959)
Guest Stars:
Frankie Vaughan (British Singer)
The Bilko Platoon (television sitcom group)
Anna Sokolov Dancers
Highlights:
Opening theme by Perry "Dream Along With Me".
Perry with Singers perform "Big Wide Wonderful World".
Louis DaPron Dancers & Orchestra perform "Carousel Waltz".
Perry sings "Birth of the Blues".
Anna Sokolov Dancers perform a Theatre lobby ballet from suite of 3 ballets called "Conversations".
Frankie sings "Give Me the Moonlight".
Perry & Frankie duet on "Everybody Loves a Lover".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Dear Perry" medley theme.
Perry sings "I'm a Fool to Want You" and "The Night is Young and You're So Beautiful".
The Orchestra performs "Military Life".
Perry sings "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning".
Frankie with 2 dancers performs "Mandy".
Bilko Platoon performs "The Next Platoon".
Perry sings "My Buddy".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

[--] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
11Nov1959 NBC Wed
no details/preempted?

12.07 [920] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 59-1633 /  18Nov1959 NBC Wed
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest Stars:
Connie Francis, Dolores Gray, Joe Bushkin
Highlights:
Perry sings "I've Got You Under My Skin".
Perry with Singers performs "A Still Small Voice".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "That Old Feeling" and "Sing, Sing, Sing".
Perry Singers & Tony Mottola perform "I Love You".
Connie sings "Do You Like Me Like You Kiss Me Mama".
Perry introduces Joe Bushkin, pianist/composer, who plays a medley of his songs: "Chicago",
"California USA" and "California, Here Come".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Dear Perry" medley theme.
Perry sings "Only Forever", "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" and "Deed I Do".
Dolores Gray sings "I Feel a Song Coming On".
Dolores and the singers perform "Ill Wind".
Dolores with Singers & Dancers performs "There'll Be Some Changes Made".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.08 [921] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
25Nov1959 NBC Wed
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest Stars:
Dave King (British Comedian/Singer), Rod Lauren, Lorin Hollander, The Lennon Sisters
Highlights:
Perry does a medley with "Home for the Holidays", "I Concentrate On You", "Diane", "Peg of My Heart",
"Ill Take you Home Again Kathleen" and "No Other Love".
Perry with Ray Charles singers perform "Step Right into the Kitchen", "Home for the Holidays"
and "Bless this House".
Ray Charles singers perform "Dream Along with Me".
The Lennon Sisters sing "Round and Round".
Perry with the Lennon Sisters perform "Too Wonderful for Words".
Perry and Rod perform "A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet"
Rod Lauren sings "If I Had a Girl!"
Lorin Hollander performs "Polonaise in A Flat".
Ray Charles Singers and Dancers perform "It’s a Grand Night for Singing".
Dave King performs "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top".
Rod Lauren sings "A Fellow Needs a Girl".
The Orchestra performs "Home for the Holidays" and closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

[--] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
02Dec1959
possibly postponed from 18Nov1959 (source http://kokomo.ca/harry_smith/bbc_shows/mh_09_1960.htm)

12.09 [922] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 59-1812 /  09Dec1959 NBC Wed
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest Stars:
Steve Rossi & Marty Allen, Tommy Sands, Sandra Church
The All American Football team
Highlights:
Ray Charles Singers perform "Far Above Cayga’s Water".
Perry with Singers, Dancers, and Guests perform "Navy Blue and Gold" and "You’ve Got to be a Football Hero".
Perry with Singers sings "Dream".
"Seven Little Girls in the Back Seat"
Perry with Singers, Dancers and Guests perform "Buckle Down Winsocki".
Perry with Singers perform "The Whiffenpoof Song".
Tommy Sands sings "I Gotta Have You".
Tommy sands & Sandra Church duet on "Down the Old Ox Road".
Perry sings "Song of Songs".
Sandra sings "I Wish I Were in Love Again".
Perry with football team performs "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi".
Allen and Rossi perform "We're Working Our Way through College".
Louis DaPron Dancers dance the "Notre Dame Victory March".
Steve Rossi sings "There's No Tomorrow" and "Stranger in Paradise".

12.10 [923] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 59-1501 / 16Dec1959 NBC Wed
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest Stars:
Maurice Evans, Jane Morgan, The Wiere Brothers
Highlights:
Perry sings "A Foggy Day".
Perry & Singers perform "Night and Day".
The Orchestra performs an "Overture to Romeo & Juliet".
Jane sings "You and the Night and the Music".
Perry & Jane do a medley of "Stay as Sweet as You Are", "You Make Me Feel So Young", "Time On My Hands",
"Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "You'll Never Know".
The Wiere Brothers perform the "Fifth Symphony".
Perry sings "Auld Lang Syne", "Colonel Bogie March (from Bridge Over the River Kwai)" and
"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas".
The Orchestra performs some monologue music for a Shakespearean spot with Maurice Evans.
Perry sings "Here We Come A-Caroling", "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" and "White Christmas".

12.11 [924] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
23Dec1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Shari Lewis
Bob Williams and his dog
Frank Gallop ~ Announcer (voice only)
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "Happy Holiday".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Jingle Bells", "Here We Come a-Caroling", "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear",
"God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" and "What Child is This".
Shari Lewis and her puppets do "Deck the Halls".
Perry with Shari Lewis and Singers sing "Joy to the World".
Shari Lewis and her puppets sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" and "Ring Those Bells".
Perry with Singers perform "Ave Maria".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.12 [925] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
30Dec1959 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Maureen O'Hara, Imogene Coca, Cliff Norton, Jonah Jones and Group
Highlights:
Perry sings "I'm Sitting On Top of the World".
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers perform "Little Man You’ve Had a Busy Day" and "Auld Lang Syne".
Perry with Louis DaPron dancers perform "Jimmy Valentine".
Ray Charles Singers do "Dream Along with Me".
Imogene Coca sings "A Pretty Girl is like a Melody".
Jonah Jones & Group perform "Lullaby of Birdland".

12.13 [926] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
06Jan1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Kay Starr, Paul Anka, Peter Gennaro, Wisa d’Orso
Buddy Hackett
Highlights:
Perry with Male Singers perform "Delaware".
Kay Starr sings "June in January".
Peter Gennaro "June is Bustin’ Out All Over".
Paul Anka sings "Will You Love Me in December".
Peter Gennaro, Wisa d’Orso, Dancers and Singers perform "Cakewalk your Lady".
The Orchestra performs "It’s a Grand Old Name" and "Seventy Six Trombones".
Perry sings "Black Moonlight".
Kay Starr sings "Around the World".
Kay Starr with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Rockin’ Chair".
Perry & Kay duet on "Ain't Nobody's Business But my Own".
Paul Anka and Singers perform "It's Time to Cry".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Dear Perry" segment.
Perry sings "Love is Just Around the Corner", "Try a Little Tenderness", "Angry" and "I Know What God Is".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

[--] 13Jan1960 no details

12.14 [927] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
20Jan1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Lena Horne, Corbett Monica, Robert Horton
Highlights:
Ray Charles Singers perform "Commuters Blues".
Perry sings "I’ll String Along With You", "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" and "Old Devil Moon".
Lena Horne sings "My Heart's a Hobo".
Perry & Lena duet on "Polka Dots and Moonbeams", "Don’t Have to Know the Language" and "Bob White".
Perry, Lena and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Cuckoo in the Clock", "Yellow Bird",
"Listen to the Mockin’ Bird" and "When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along".
The Orchestra performs a "Lullaby".

12.15 [928] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
27Jan1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Don Adams, Frank D’Rone
Frank Gallop ~ Announcer ( off camera )
Highlights:
Perry with Singers and Dancers perform "Acapulco".
Perry sings "June in January".
Perry with Singers perform "Delaware".
Frank D’Rone performs "Will You Still be Mine" and "Joey, Joey, Joey".
Perry sings "That’s What I Like".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers performs "Alexanders Ragtime Band", "Where or When" and "Village of St. Bernadette".

12.16 [929] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
03Feb1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Kaye Ballard, Birgit Nilsson, Carol Haney, Jaye P. Morgan
Highlights:
Perry with Singers, Dancers & Guests perform "Girls".
Perry sings "A Fellow Needs a Girl".
Perry with Carol, Kaye & Jaye sing "In the Evening by the Moonlight".
Jaye with Ray Charles Singers sing "Down by the Old Mill Stream" and "St Louis Blues".
Perry with Singers does "It All Depends On You".
Kaye sings "Eternally" and "The Old, Old Tunes".
Carol with Buzz Miller dance "Country Style".
Birgit Nilsson sings "Leibestod ( Act II Tristan and Isolde)".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers and Guests perform "Merry Widow".
Perry sings "Girls Girls Girls", "I'm Going to Maxims", "Romance" and "I Love You So".
The Orchestra closes with "Fanfares".

12.17 [930] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
10Feb1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Raymond Massey, Dorothy Collins, The Kingston Trio
Highlights:
Perry sings "Be My Love" and "My Funny Valentine".
Perry with Singers and Dancers perform "Love is Sweeping the Country".
Perry with Dancers perform "It Had to be You".
Perry with Dorothy Collins duet on "Beyond the Sea" and "Hooray for Love".
Dorothy with Ray Charles Singers performs a medley with "What is this Thing Called Love?",
"Love is the Sweetest Thing", "But Beautiful", "Love is a Many Splendored Thing", "Love is a Simple Thing",
"Love is the Reason" and "Baciare, Baciare".
The Kingston Trio perform "Cory, Cory", "Tom Dooley" and "El Matador".
Perry with Raymond Massey performs "Blue Tail Fly".
Ray Charles Singers sing "They’re Playing Our Song", "How About Another?" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic".
The Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away From Me" and "Love is Sweeping the Country".

[--] 17Feb1960 preempted


12.18 [931] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
24Feb1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Kay Starr, The Mills Brothers, Bert Lahr
Highlights:
Perry sings "That's Entertainment" and "Smile".
Bert Lahr sings "Old Fashioned Girl".
The Mills Brothers do a medley with "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You", "Goodbye Blues" and "Sleepy Time Gal".
Perry sings "So In Love".
Bert Lahr does the "Whiffenpoof Song".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Kaye's Lament".
Kay sings "You Always Hurt the One You Love".
Perry, Kay & Mills Brothers do "Opus One".
All join in for "That's Entertainment".
The Mills Brothers sing "Lazy River".
Bert Lahr sings "Friendship".
Kay Starr does "The Wheel of Fortune".
Perry performs "When You Come to the End of the Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.19 [932] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
02Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Robert Morse, Nancy Walker, Theodore Bikel, Carol Lawrence
Highlights:
Perry sings "I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues".
Robert Morse with Pat Benton perform "I Would Die".
Theodore Bikel performs "Two Brothers".
Perry with Singers & Dancers does "Hava Nagila".
Theodore Bikel with Perry duet on "Molly Malone".
All join in for "All Night Supermarket" and "Hi Neighbour".
Carol Lawrence sings "Mangoes".
Nancy Walker sings "I Can Cook Too".
Theodore Bikel performs "Potatoes".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.20 [933] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
09Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Frankie Avalon, Bob Denver, Gisele MacKenzie, Margaret Ann and the Ja-Da Quartet
Highlights:
Perry sings "To Know You is to Love You".
Gisele MacKenzie sings "The Piper of Dunee".
Perry sings "You’ll Never Walk Alone".
Margaret Ann & the Ja-Da Quartet perform "When that Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam" and "Alabany Bound".
Frankie Avalon with Girl Singers sings "Avalon".
Frankie with Singers perform "Let Me Love You" and "Don’t Throw Away all those Teardrops".
Frankie & Perry duet on "By the Light of the Silvery Moon".
Gisele MacKenzie with Perry & Singers do "Winnipeg".
Gisele sings "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans", "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" and "Manhattan".
Perry with Men Singers sing "Peg O’ my Heart".
Gisele with Perry & Singers perform "All the Way".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Delaware", "Oklahoma" and "They’re Singing Our Song".
Perry sings "They Can't Take that Away from Me".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Our Song/Sweet Sixteen".
Perry sings "Sweet Sixteen" and "That Old Black Magic".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.21 [934] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
16Mar1960 NBC Wed
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guest Stars:
Bing Crosby, Genevieve, Peter Gennaro, Ed Herlihy
Highlights:
Bing and Perry sing "In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening". and "On Behalf of the Visiting Fireman".
The Orchestra performs "Fanfare".
Perry and Bing duet on "Yes We have no Bananas" and "Aba Dabba Honeymoon".
Bing sings "I'm Just Wild about Animal Crackers".
Perry sings "Barney Google".
Perry and Bing do a medley with "Collegiate", "Constantinople" and "Crazy Words Crazy Tunes".
Bing sings "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More".
Bing and Perry perform "Ice Cream".
Perry sings "Boola, Boola".
Perry and Bing duet on "Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Sheen".
The Orchestra performs "American in Paris".
Genevieve with Singers and Dancers perform "That’s What Makes Paris Paree".
Genevieve sings "Heart of Paris".
Genevieve & Perry duet on 'C'est Si Bon".
The Orchestra performs "The Irish Washerwoman".
Genevieve with Singers performs "Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?"
Bing with the Ray Charles Singers performs "MacNamara's Band".
Bing and Perry sing "Toora Loora Loora".
All join in for "Dear Old Donegal" and "It's a Great Day for the Irish".
Peter Gennaro performs "Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home".
Ray Charles Singers sing "I Got the Sun in the Morning".
Perry & Bing do a medley with "Sing Sing Sing", "Ma Blushing Rosie" and "I Hear Music".
Perry sings "Oh How I Hate to Get up in the Morning".
Bing sings "Here Comes the Sun".
Perry sings "Blue Skies".
Bing sings "It's a Lovely Day Today".
Perry sings "Breezing Along with the the Breeze".
Perry and Bing do a medley with "Lets Get Away from It All", "Back in Your Own Back Yard", "Mountain Greenery",
"Aren’t You Glad You're You" and "When I Take My Sugar to Tea".
Bing sings "At Sundown".
Perry sings "My Blue Heaven".
Perry & Bing sing "Moonlight Bay".
Bing sings "When the Blue of the Night".
Perry & Bing sing "Let's Put Out the Lights and Go to Sleep".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
*Note: Music on disc — "All the Way" by Frank Sinatra and "That’s Amore" by Dean Martin.

12.22 [935] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
23Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme, Martyn Green, Don Adams
Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Dancers performs "It's a Big Wide Wonderful World".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Spring is the Time".
Louis DaPron Dancers & Orchestra perform "Carousel Waltz".
Perry sings "Beyond the Sea".
Steve sings "Lazy River".
Eydie sings "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" and "Bye, Bye Blackbird" .
Perry sings "Eternally".
Steve & Eydie duet on "Side By Side".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Rio Rita".
The Orchestra performs "Old Man River".
Eydie sings "Can't Help Lovin' dat Man".
Steve sings "Love Me or Leave Me".
The Male singers perform "Stranger in Paradise".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Baubles, Bangles & Beads".
Perry sings "Almost Like Being In Love".
Martyn sings "Everyday Is Ladies Day".
Louis DaPron Dancers perform "Liza".
Perry with Steve & Eydie sing "Bye, Bye Baby".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "I've Told Every Little Star".
Perry sings "The Song Is You".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Wintergreen for President".
All join in for "Of Thee I Sing".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.23 [936] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
31Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Peter Lawford, Jane Morgan, Elaine Dunn, The Four Lads
Highlights:
Perry With Full Company performs "County Fair".
Perry sings "C'est Magnifique".
Perry with Jane Morgan sings' "Relax-ay-voo".
Jane Morgan sings "It’s So Nice to Have a Man Around the House", "Make the Man Love Me" and
"You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To".
Perry sings "It Could Happen To You" and "South of the Border".
Elaine Dunn With Singers And Dancers perform "First Prize at The Fair".
The Four Lads sing "Goona Goona".
Perry and the Four Lads perform "Down By the Riverside".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers performs "Without A Song".
Perry sings "When You Come To the End of the Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.24 [937] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
06Apr1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Eve Arden, Sarah Vaughan, Allen & Rossi, The Piero Brothers
Highlights:
Perry with Male Singers & Dancers performs "Take Me Out to the Ball Game".
The Female Singers perform "Six Months Out of Every Year".
Perry sings "All of Me".
Eve Arden with Ernie Sadler, Female Singers & Dancers perform "Don't Be a Woman if You Can".
Steve Rossi does "The Song is You".
Marty Allen does "Peter Gunn Theme".
Allen & Rossi perform "It's Howdy Doody Time" "Let's Face the Music and Dance".
Perry sings "More Than You Know".
The Piero Brothers perform "Hungarian Dance".
Sarah Vaughn sings "Just One of Those Things" and "Eternally".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "We Get Letters Theme".
Perry sings "When You're Smiling" and "Hello, Young Lovers" .
Perry & Company perform "At the Moving Pictures Ball ".
Rossi & Allen do "Hooray for Hollywood".
The Ray Charles Singers do "You Ought to be In Pictures".
Eve Arden & Sarah Vaughn duet on "Stereophonic Sound".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.25 [938] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
13Apr1960 NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Collins, Ann Thomas, Arnold Palmer
The Lennon Sisters, Bill and Cora Baird, Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
Highlights:
Perry sings "It's Easter Time" and "Cocktails for Two".
The Lennon Sisters sing "Swingin' on a Star".
Perry sings "Young at Heart".
Dorothy Collins sings "How High the Moon".
Perry sings "Too Young".
Dorothy with the Singers perform "Tinterella di Luna".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Storybook Land".
Dorothy sings "Someday My Prince Will Come".
The Lennon Sisters perform "I Dreamed".
The Louis DaPron dancers perform "Pizzicato Polka".
Dorothy sings "Tweedlee Dee".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

[--] 20Apr1960 no details

12.26 [939] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: LONDON, ENGLAND
27Apr1960 NBC Wed
Conductor: Eric Robinson
Guest Stars:
Sir Ralph Richardson, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Michael Somes
comedienne Fenella Fielding, comedian Harry Secombe
pianist Russ Conway, the Duke of Bedford
"This is the first Como show to originate on foreign soil. Perry went to London town to tape the one-hour program.
Perry’s announcer Frank Gallop also went along for the trip. Como tours the city, chats with a cabbie and with
some cockneys, watches a ballet at Covent Garden, visits the pub Ye Olde Bull and Bush, is guided through Woburn Abbey,
the Duke’s ancestral home, and ends up at a BBC studio before an audience of Londoners. Ray Charles directs
a choir of British voices. Mitchell Ayres conducts.
Highlights:
Perry sings "Where or When"
The Choir performs "Let’s See London"
Perry sings "It’s a Lovely Day Today" and "I Love You"
Margot Fonteyn peforms "Sleeping Beauty".
Michael Somes does "Drinking Song".
All join in for "Cruising Down the River".
The Choir sings "Greensleeves".
Perry sings "I’m Sitting on Top of the World", "When I Fall in Love", "Delaware", "If", "Now is the Hour".

12.27 [940] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
04May1960  NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Steve McQueen, Neile Adams, Kay Starr, The Wiere Brothers
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers and Louis DaPron dancers perform "Be A Clown".
The Orchestra performs "Entrance of the Gladiators".
Perry sings "Smile".
The Wiere Brothers perform a medley with "Irish Washerwoman", "Ach Du Lieber Augustin", "Turkey in the Straw",
"On the Trail", "Tom Dooley", "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" amd "The Weeping Willow".
Kay Starr sings "C'est Magnifique".
Kay and four male singers perform "Glad Rag Doll" and "Wedding Bells are Breaking Up that Old Gang of Mine".
The Girl singers perform "It Takes All Kinds of Smiles".
The Ray Charles singers do "I Could Write a Book".
Neile Adams with Male Dancers perform "This Could Be the Start of Something Big".
Kay Starr with Perry sings "You’re My Sugar".
Steve McQueen with Singers & Dancers performs "It's a Quiet Town".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Mother".
Perry sings "Here's to My Lady".
The Male singers do "You Remind Me of My Mother" and "I Want a Girl".
Perry sings "No Well on Earth" and "When You Come To the End of the Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.28 [941] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
11May1960  NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Johnny Carson, Roger Williams, Genevieve, Toni Arden
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers and Louis DaPron dancers performs "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
Perry sings "How Deep is the Ocean?"
Genevieve with the Ray Charles Singers sings "Paris Canaille".
Perry & Genevieve duet on "Hi Lili" and "Play a Simple Melody".
Perry and the dancers perform "Cheek to Cheek".
Toni Arden sings "Sand in My Shoe" and "Non Ti Scordar Di Me".
Roger Williams performs a medley of "La Montana", "Hungarian Rhapsody", "Cumana", "Ritual Fire Dance",
"Somebody Loves Me", "Flight of the Bumblebee", "I Know That You Know", "The Rustle of Spring",
"Let's Fall in Love" and "Spring Song".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Say it With Music".
Perry sings "Blue Skies".
Roger does "I Love a Piano".
Toni Arden sings "Let's Face the Music".
The Louis DaPron dancers perform to "Top Hat with Tie and Tails".
Perry & Toni duet on "You're Just in Love".
Perry, Toni and the Ray Charles Singers perform "White Christmas".
Johnny Carson sings "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning".
The Male singers do "This is the Army".
Perry sings "Say It Isn't So".
Genevieve sings "You Can't Get a Man with a Gun".
Roger performs "Remember".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Easter Parade".
Toni sings "All Alone".
The Louis DaPron Dancers perform to "Heat Wave".
Perry sings "Always".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "There's No Business Like Show Business".
All join in for "God Bless America".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.29 [942] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
18May1960  NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Della Reese, Edie Adams, Ray Walston
Jose Greco and his troupe of Spanish dancers

12.30 [943] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
25May1960  NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Carol Lawrence, Don Adams, Genevieve, The Crosby Brothers
Highlights:
Perry & the Ray Charles Singers perform "Lucky Day".
Perry sings "It Had to Be You".
Genevieve sings "When The World Was Young".
Perry sings "All or Nothing At All".
Carol Lawrence and the Male dancers do "This Is All Very New To Me".
Perry with the Crosby Brothers perform "And the Green Grass Grows All Around", "Zing A Little Zong",
"Mamselle" and "Dinah".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "There Playing Our Song".
Perry sings "You Turned the Tables On Me".
Genevieve sings "Mademoiselle De Paris".
Carol Lawrence with the Crosby Brothers perform "Tea for Two Cha Cha Cha".
Perry & company sing "Country Style".
Perry sings "When You Come To the End Of The Day" and "Where the Blue of the Night".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.31 [944] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
01Jun1960  NBC Wed
Guest Stars:
Genevieve
Donald Stewart ~ popular singer
Carl Marlow ~ Perry's personal assistant
Michi ~ costume designer
Ernest Sadler ~
"Dream Along With Me" ~ Opening theme by Perry
"June Is Bustin' Out All Over" ~ Perry & Ray Charles Singers
"Tenderly" ~ Ray Charles Singers
"Lonesome Road" ~ Singers & Louis Da Pron Dancers
"Peg O' My Heart" ~ Louis Da Pron Dancers
"My Melancholy Baby" ~ Perry
"I Belong to Glasgow" ~ Donald Stewart
"Carioca" ~ Orchestra with Tony Mottola & Guitar Group
"Persuasive Percussion " ~ Orchestra ( medley )
"Blues in the Night"
"In a Persian Market"
"Love is a Many-Splendored Thing""
"Dearly Beloved"
"Mambo Jambo"
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

[--] Perry Como
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with The Ray Charles Singers
Tony Mottola and The Louis Da Pron Dancers ~ Frank Gallop ~ announcer
Air date: 7:30 PM June 26, 1960

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NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

13.01 [945] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
05Oct1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Ethel Merman, Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Shelley Berman
Highlights:
Perry does a medley with "Taking a Chance on Love", "I Didn't Mean Me", "Alexander's Ragtime Band" and
"It's a Lonesome Old Town."
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Together Wherever We Go".
Ethel sings "Everything’s Coming Up Roses".
The Ray Charles Singers do a medley with "Operator, Operator, Operator", "After You’ve Gone", "Tea for Two",
"I Get A Kick Out Of You", "London Bridge Is Falling Down" and "Let Us Entertain You".
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers sing "Autumn Leaves" and "Autumn in New York".
Perry & Ethel duet on "I Got Rhythm".
Ethel sings "Prisoner of Love".
Perry & Ethel duet on "You're Just in Love".
Ethel sings "Dream Along with Me".
Perry sings "Everything’s Coming Up Roses".
Ethel sings "Temptation".
Perry sings "There’s No Business Like Show Business".
Ethel sings "Catch A Falling Star" and "Hot Diggity".
Frankie sings "You Gotta Be A Football Hero".
Fabian & the Choir sing "Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech".
Frankie Avalon, Fabian, & Choir perform "Buckle Down Winsocki Buckle Down".
Perry, Frankie and Fabian sing "Saturday Afternoon Before The Game".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Sing to Me Mr. C."
Perry sings a medley of "Back in Your Own Backyard", "But Beautiful" and "So In Love".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Dressing Room Time".
Perry & Shelley duet with "Inchworm".
Fabian sings "Long Before".
Frankie sings "Togetherness".
Perry & Ethel duet with "You're the Top".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.02 [946] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
12Oct1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest stars:
Bobby Rydell, Sid Caesar, Renée Taylor, Joey Heatherton, The Hugh Lambert Dancers
Highlights:
Perry & Ray Charles Singers sing "Are You Having Any Fun?"
The Orchestra performs "Dear Loretta".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter".
Perry sings "See the USA in Your Chevrolet".
The Orchestra performs "Lullaby".
Perry sings "Unchained Melody".
Renée at the piano performs "Falling in Love Again".
The Orchestra performs "I'll Never Say Never Again" and "Blow Gabriel Blow".
Bobby and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Volare".
Perry & Bobby duet on "Mack the Knife".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Sing to Me Mr. C" theme.
Perry sings "Just in Time", "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" and "All or Nothing at All".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.03 [947] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
19Oct1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest stars:
Jack Parr, Keely Smith, Joey Heatherton, Renée Taylor
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singer sing "You Do Something to Me".
The Orchestra performs "I-M-4-U".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "There's Only One Keely Smith".
Keely Smith sings "Here In My Heart" and "Louise".
Perry sings "Bluebird of Happiness".
Keely sings "Stormy Weather".
Perry sings "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella".
Keely sings "I Get the Blues When It Rains".
Perry sings "Sunny Side of the Street".
Keely sings "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis".
Perry and Keely do a medley with
Perry sings "Smile".
Keely sings "I'll Never Smile Again".
Perry sings "When Your Smiling".
Keely sings "I'll Never Smile Again".
Perry sings "My Mammy".
Keely sings "I'll Never Smile Again".
Perry and Keely duet on "Ain't We Got Fun".
Perry sings "Gigi".
The Orchestra performs "That's Entertainment".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Sing to Me".
Perry does a medley of "Deed I Do", "Just Friends" and "I Concentrate on You".
Perry & Keely duet on "That Old Black Magic".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.04 [948] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
26Oct1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Andy Williams,  Thelma Ritter, Jane Powell, Joey Heatherton

13.05 [949] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
02Nov1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Rosemary Clooney, Stacey Stengel, Renée Taylor

13.06 [950] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
09Nov1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Ginger Rogers, Alan King, Della Reese, Renée Taylor, Joey Heatherton

13.07 [951] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
16Nov1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest stars:
Raymond Massey,  Steve Lawrence, Juliet Prowse, Taina Elg, The Kingston Trio

13.08 [952] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
23Nov1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest stars:
Frank Gorshin, Tommy Sands, The Crosby Brothers, The Lennon Sisters, Renée Taylor
Highlights:
The Ray Charles Singers perform "The Como Bird".
Perry with the Lennon Sisters, Crosby Brothers, Tommy Sands & Choir sing "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening".
The Orchestra performs "Home for the Holidays".
Perry sings "Home for the Holidays".
The Crosby Brothers perform "Hooray for Love" and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love".
Perry with the Crosby Brothers perform "I'm an Old Cow Hand".
Accordian player performs "Beer Barrel Polka".
The Lennon Sisters sing "I Don’t Know Why I Love You Like I Do".
Perry with The Crosby’s, The Lennon’s, & Tommy Sands perform "Dream" and "Keep a Hoppin'".
Perry sings "Home".
The Orchestra performs "Mack the Knife" and "Funeral March of The Marionettes".
Frank Gorshin sings "That's Amore".
Tommy Sands sings "You Stepped Out of a Dream".
Perry & Tommy duet on "Nancy".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Let's Set the Table".
Perry sings "Bless This House".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.09 [953] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
30Nov1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Anne Bancroft, Bob Hope, Peter Gennaro

13.10 [954] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
07Dec1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Juliet Prowse,  Steve Lawrence, The Kingston Trio, Milt Kamen
Highlights:
Perry & Company perform "Round and Round".
Juliet with Male Dancers performs "Take a Tour", "Broadway Rhythm", "The Rain in Spain" and "Tonight, Tonight".
Perry sings "Violets for Your Furs".
The Kingston Trio sing "They Call the Wind Mariah".
The Male Dancers perform to "The Untouchables" theme.
Steve sings "Chicago" and "Night and Day".
Perry, Steve & The Kingston Trio perform "Legend of Wyatt Earp", "Have Gun Will Travel" and "Ballad of Palladin".
Steve and Male Dancers perform "Bat Masterson".
Perry & Steve duet on "Bonanza".
The Kingston Trio and Male Dancers perform "The Rebel".
Perry, Steve & Trio with Male Dancers perform "Maverick" and "Quick on the Draw".
"Sing to Me Mr. C" theme sung by Eydie Gorme (out of vision).
Perry sings "Nice 'n Easy", "The Very Thought of You" and "That Old Devil Moon".
Perry and Steve sing back and forth the following songs:
Steve sings "New York, New York".
Perry sings "Way Back Home".
Steve sings "Forty Second Street".
Perry sings "A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet".
Steve sings "New York's My Home".
Perry sings "Carolina in the Morning".
Steve sings "Manhattan".
Perry sings "When It's Sleepy Time Down South".
Steve sings "Lullaby of Broadway".
Perry sings "Dear Hearts and Gentle People".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.11 [955] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
14Dec1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Brenda Lee. Betty Grable, Brook Benton, Renée Taylor, Beatrice Arthur, Joey Heatherton
Highlights:
Brenda Lee singing "I’m Sorry" and "Gonna Get along without You Now".
Betty sings with Perry such Harry James hits as "The Music Maker", "It Seems I've Heard That Song Before",
"I Had the Craziest Dream", "You Made Me Love You" and "Ciri-ciri-bin".
Joey Heatherton & Brook Benton sing "Kiddio" & "Fools Rush In".
Beatrice Arthur, Milt Kamen, Rene Taylor along with The Ray Charles Singers and Mitchell Ayers and his Orchestra
saluting Harry James' great instrumentals.
Perry sings "It's Beginning to look a Lot Like Christmas", "The Christmas Song", "In the Garden",
"What'll I Do?", "They Can't Take that Away From Me", "This Partner in Paradise".

13.12 [956] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
21Dec1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Ginny Tiu, Chet Huntley
Mrs. Virginia Douglas (of Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus fame)
Highlights:
The Orchestra performs "Warsaw Concerto".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers sings "We Wish You A Merry Christmas".
Ginny Tiu performs "Rondo All Turca" and "River Kwai". “
Perry with Choir performs "White Christmas".
The Orchestra does "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town".
The Choir sings "Here We Come A Carolling".
Perry with Choir perform "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen".
Ginny Tiu performs "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear".
Perry With Choir perform "Deck the Halls with Bows Of Holly".
Perry sings "O Holy Night".
Perry with Choir performs "Joy to the World".
Perry with Choir and Company sing "We Wish You A Merry Christmas".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Lets Trim the Christmas Tree".
The Orchestra performs "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" and "Home for The Holidays". “
The Choir sings "Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem.
Perry with Choir and Company perform "The First Noel".
The Choir sings "O Come All Ye Faithful" and "We Three Kings".
Perry and the Choir perform "Silent Night", "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" and "Ave Maria".

13.13 [957] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
28Dec1960  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Kay Thompson, Connie Francis, Renée Taylor, Joey Heatherton

13.14 [958] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
04Jan1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Alan King, Bobby Rydell, Yvonne Lime, Ronnie Burns, Elizabeth Seal

13.15 [959] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
11Jan1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Peter Gennaro, George Burns, Lena Horne

13.16 [960] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
18Jan1961  NBC Wed (confirmed in TV guide)
Produced by Nick Vanoff  /Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Gwen Verdon, George Gobel, Paul Anka, Milt Kamen,
Regular Cast:  Ray Charles Singers, Peter Gennaro Dancers, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Highlights:
Perry, George and Gwen do "Espana Cani".
Perry sings "Alone Together".
All join in for "I Feel a Song Coming On".
Perry with George Gobel, Gwen Verdon, & Dancers perform "Flamboyenco".
Perry & George Gobel duet on "Little White Duck".
Perry sings "Alone Together".
Gwen Verdon & Dancers dance to "Doodle Town Fifers".
Paul Anka with Dancers perform "I Cant Give You Anything But Love".
Gwen Verdon & Dancers perform "Mambo Jubilo" and "Wistful Waltz". " "
Perry with Paul Anka perform "Blue Moon".
Paul Anka sings "Diana".
Gwen Verdon And Paul Anka perform "You Gotta Have Heart".
Paul Anka sings "Put Your Head On My Shoulder".
George Gobel & Paul Anka duet on "When the Red, Red Robin".
Perry with All the Guests sing "My Home Town".
George Gobel and Choir do "The Moonlight Is Bright Tonight" and "Sing To Me Mr C".
Perry sings "All By Myself", "There Never Was A Night So Beautiful" and "When I Grow Too Old To Dream".
Paul Anka sings "Puppy Love" and "Story Of My Love".
The Choir sings "Hallelujah".
Perry with George Gobel sing "You Don’t Want My Love".
All join in for "I Feel A Song Coming On".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.17 [961] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
Prod. no. 61-146  / 25Jan1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Peggy Lee, Beatrice Arthur, Shelley Berman, Joey Heatherton, Milt Kamen
Highlights:
The Male Singers sing "Weather, Weather".
Perry with Guests & Singers perform "Foggy Day".
Peggy Lee sings "The Sunny Side of the Street".
Shelley Berman sings "Hey Young Fella Close Your Umbrella".
Peter Gennaro does "It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More" and "Foggy Day". "
Peggy Lee sings "Day In Day Out".
Perry sings "I’ve Never Left Your Arms" and "Song Of Songs".
Perry & Peggy duet on "Fever".
Perry sings "It’s Too Darn Hot" and "Heat Wave".
Perry & Peggy duet with "Steam Heat".
Peggy Lee with Perry sing "You’re The Top" and "Indian Love Call".
Perry sings "I Get A Kick Out Of You".
Peggy Lee sings "Orange Coloured Sky".
Peggy & Perry duet on "Strike Up the Band" and "Fever". "
Peter Gennaro and Dancers perform to "South Rampart Street Parade".
Peter Genaro with Shelley Berman do "Mississippi Mud".
The Choir performs "Sing To Me Mr. C".
Perry sings "How About Me", "Too Marvellous For Words" and "All the Things You Are".
Male Singers with Peter Gennaro perform "Here Comes Mr Blues".
Peggy Lee sings "Lover Man".
Ray Charles Singers with Peter Gennaro sing "Don’t the Moon Look Lonesome".
Ray Charles with Peter Gennaro perform "Going To Chicago".
Perry sings "St Louis Blues".
Peter Genaro with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Where’s Your Baby".
Shelley Berman performs "St. James Infirmary".
The Ray Charles Singers with Peter Gennaro perform "That Story Has A Moral".
Peggy Lee sings "Kansas City".
Perry With Company perform "Birth of The Blues".
The Choir sings "There Goes Mr. Blues".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.18 [962] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
01Feb1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  /Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Harry Belafonte, Buddy Hackett, Bea Arthur, Joey Heatherton
Highlights:
Harry Belafonte sings "I Done Laid Down and I Know Where I'm Goin'."

13.19 [963] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-255 / 08Feb1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Eydie Gorme, Andre Previn, Sammy Kahn, Joey Heatherton, Renée Taylor
Highlights:
The Choir With Orchestra Conducted by Andre Previn perform "Dream Along With Me".
Perry With Choir sings "In The Still Of The Night".
Perry & Piano do "Like Young".
"Elmer Gantry" is performed by the Orchestra Conducted By Andre Previn
"Gigi" is performed by the Orchestra and 2 Dancers.
Andre Previn at Piano with Bass & Drums performs "Just In Time".
Perry with the Choir performs "Bess You Is My Woman".
Eydie Gorme sings "Yours Tonight", "Smiles" and "Smile Darn Ya Smile".
Joey Heatherton & 3 Male Dancers performs "I Enjoy Being A Girl".
Perry & Choir sing "Especially For the Young".
Perry sings "You Make Me Feel So Young".
Peter Gennaro Dancers perform to a medley of "Limelight", "Hate Off", "Chipper Charles", "Green Lantern Snag",
"Terry’s Tango" and "Green Lantern Rag".
Perry does "Sing To Me Mr C".
Sammy Kahn at Piano performs "Bei Mir Bist Du Schone".
Perry With Choir performs "Seems to Me I’ve Heard That Song Before".
Andre Previn & Choir do a medley with "There Goes That Song Again", "Love and Marriage", "Tender Trap",
"Come Fly with Me", "It’s Very Nice to Go Trav’lin", "Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of The Week"
and "Let It Snow".
Andre Previn and Choir perform "Its Been A Long, Long Time".
Perry with Sammy Kahn perform "Five Minutes More".
Eydie Gorme with Perry sing "It’s Magic".
Perry sings "All The Way".
Eydie sings "Teach Me Tonight".
Perry with Guests perform "Papa Wont You Dance With Me".
The Choir sings "The Second Time Around".
Eydie Gorme performs "The Far Away Part Of Town".
All join in for "High Hopes".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.20 [964] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-301 / 15Feb1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente, Nancy Walker, The Limelighters
Highlights:
Perry with Guests & the Ray Charles Singers perform "Walk It Off".
Caterina Valente sings "Falling In Love with Love" and "Maria Dolores".
Nancy Walker With Singers & Dancers perform "From This Moment On".
Perry sings "My Funny Valentine".
The Limelighters perform "Rumania, Rumania".
Dancers & Singers perform "The Dancers Jump".
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Delaware" in English then Swedish.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Hot Diggity" in English then French.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Dream Along With Me" in English then Japanese.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Catch A Falling Star" in English then Italian.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Hoop Dee Doo" in English then German.
The Choir sings "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "Oh How I Miss You Tonight", "It All Depends On You" and "Here’s That Rainy Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.21 [965] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-380 / 22Feb1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Jimmy Durante, Anne Bancroft, Ray Charles, Renée Taylor
Highlights:
Perry with Singers and Dancers perform "Wedding March" and "Love and Marriage".
Anne Bancroft with Male Dancers perform "Married I Can Always Get".
The Orchestra performs "Love Nest".
Perry & Jimmy Durante sing "You Gotta Start Off Each Day with A Song" .
Jimmy Durante sings "The Nose Knows".
Anne Bancroft sings "Who Will Be With You When I’m Far Away".
Perry with Jimmy Durante and Anne Bancroft sing "Bill Bailey".
Perry & Choir perform "Young At Heart".
Perry and Anne do a medley of the following songs back and forth.
Perry sings "It’s Delightful to Be Married".
Anne Bancroft sings "Makin’ Whoopee".
Perry sings "It’s Nice To Have A Man Around The House".
Anne Bancroft sings "A Good Man Is Hard To Find".
Perry sings "Glory of Love".
Anne Bancroft sings "I Want Friendship".
Perry sings "It Could Happen To You".
Anne Bancroft sings "By Myself".
Perry sings "Glory of Love".
Anne Bancroft sings "Makin’ Whoopee".
Perry sings "Tea for Two".
Anne Bancroft sings "Biding My Time".
Jimmy Durante performs "I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore".
Jimmy Durante and the choir perform "Me and My Song" and "Inka Dinka Doo".
The Orchestra performs "There’ll Be Some Changes Made".
Ray Charles & Orchestra perform "Georgia on My Mind".
Ray Charles with Singers perform "What’d I Say".
Perry with Singers perform "You Are Never Far Away From Me".
Jimmy Durante with Perry, Anne Bancroft & Company close with "Goodnight Song".

13.22 [966] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-393  / 01Mar1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Announcer: Ed Herlihy
Guest Stars:
Janet Blair, Mike Nichols, Elaine May
Highlights:
Perry with Peter Gennaro Dancers perform "Lets Face the Music and Dance".
Perry with Choir sing "Over the Rainbow".
Peter Gennaro Dancers perform to "Stars and Stripes", "Bach Shadow" and "Take Me Out to the Ball Game".
The Choir performs "Sing to me Mr. C".
Perry does a medley with "Try a Little Tenderness", "Angry" and "The Night is Young".
Perry with Janet Blair duet on "Shortening Bread".
Perry sings "I Wonder What's Become of Sally".
Janet sings "Mine".
Perry sings "Shine on Harvest Moon".
Janet sings "Lover Come Back to Me".
Perry sings "Pennies From Heaven".
Janet sings "Don’t Cry Joe".
Perry sings "This Could be the Start of Something Big" and "Big Wide Wonderful World".
Janet sings "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town".
Perry sings "Why do I Love You".
Mike Nichols performs "Love".
Perry does "Varsity Brag".
Perry & Janet duet on "Witchcraft".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.23 [967] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-445 / 08Mar1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
George Sanders, Judy Holliday

13.24 [968] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-494  / 15Mar1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest Stars:
Frances Langford, Don Ameche
Highlights:
Perry sings "We Aren't Gonna Have a Home".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "Mountain Greenery".
Frances sings "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man".
Ray Charles Singers & Peter Genaro Dancers do the "Commuter's Blues".
The Orchestra performs "Please Go Away and Let Me Sleep".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Especially for the Young".
Perry & Ray Charles Singers perform "Too Young to Go Steady", "Too Young" and "Hello, Young Lovers".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Harrigan".
Perry & the Singers sing "Dear Old Donegal".
Ray Charles Singers sing "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling".
Perry & Frances duet on "Sweet Rosie O'Grady".
Don Ameche sings "MacNamara's Band".
Peter Genaro Dancers perform to "Irish Washerwoman".
Perry with Dancers perform "Kerry Dancers".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform to "It's a Great Day for the Irish".
All join in for "Toora Loora".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with The Ray Charles Singers
Tony Mottola and The Peter Genaro Dancers ~ Frank Gallop ~ announcer
Don Ameche and Frances Langford used to work together as a radio comedy team, "The Bickersons".


13.25 [969] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show.
prod. no. 61-544 / 22Mar1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Martha Raye, Julie Newmar, Ginny Tiu, Renée Taylor
Credits: Musical Directed by Mitchell Ayres; choreographer, Peter Gennaro.

13.26 [970] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-593 / 29Mar1961  NBC Wed ( possibly postponed to 12Apr1961?)
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Dorothy Collins, Lorin Hollander, The Lennon Sisters, Gaudsmith Brothers
Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "Peter Cottontail".
Perry With Singers sing "It’s Easter Time".
Dorothy Collins sings "Lazy Afternoon".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "Tip Toe through The Tulips", "I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time",
"Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White! and "Artificial Flowers".
The Orchestra performs "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Lorin Hollander on Piano performs "Prelude to C Sharp Minor", "Inky Dinky Doo" and "Toccata".
Peter Gennaro Dancers dance to "Rabbits Tail".
The Lennon Sisters sing "The Green Leaves Of Summer".
Perry with Dorothy Collins & The Lennon Sisters sing "Gotta Have Rain".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Rain".
The Lennon Sisters sing "April Showers".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "Singing In the Rain".
The Peter Gennaro dancers perform to "The Rain in Spain".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Rain, Rain Go Away".
All join in for "Pennies from Heaven".
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers close with "The Lord’s Prayer".

13.27 [971] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-643 /  05Apr1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente, Bobby Rydell, Don Adams, Peter Gennaro
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "Come To the Fair".
The Orchestra performs "Entry of the Gladiators".
Perry with Guests & Singers perform "It’s A Grand Night for Singing".
Caterina Valente sings "Stella by Starlight" and "Cosi Cosa".
Perry with Singers performs "No Other Love".
The Orchestra performs "Around The World in 80 Days".
Bobby Rydell sings "Old Man River" and "That Old Black Magic".
Ray Charles Singers with Peter Gennaro & Dancers do "Boogie Bones".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "You Alone", "Swingin’ Down The Lane" and "Portrait of My Love".
Perry with Peter Gennaro & Guests perform "Tea for Two".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

[--] 12Apr1961 see episode 29Mar1961 - possibly postponed


13.28 [972] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
19Apr1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guest Stars:
Martha Raye, Milburn Stone, Gary Player
Highlights:
Perry & Martha Raye duet on "My Blue Heaven".
The Orchestra perform "Gunsmoke Theme".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers & Peter Gennaro Dancers perform "Turn Back the Pages".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey" and "Italian Street Song".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "Hearts and Flowers", "William Tell Overture" and "Down South".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Song of The Vagabonds".
The Orchestra performs "Off To Albany".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "My Hero".
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers sing "That’s Entertainment".
Martha Raye & Milburn Stone sing "How Could You Believe Me".
The Orchestra does a Medley of "Give My Regards To Broadway", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes",
"Give My Regards to Broadway", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "California Here I Come" and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes".
Perry sings "That Old Feeling" and "Someday I’ll Find You".
Martha sings "Love Nest".
Perry sings "Perfect Song".
Martha sings "Poor Butterfly".
Perry sings "Toselli’s Serenade".
Martha Raye & Perry duet on "Little Orphan Annie".
Perry sings "Love In Bloom".
Martha sings "Smoke Dreams".
Perry & Martha duet on "Manhattan Merry-Go-Round".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Turn Back the Pages".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "You Were Meant For Me", "My Ideal" and "When Your Lover Has Gone".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.29 [973] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-762  / 26Apr1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt
Host: Perry Como
Guest Stars:
Jane Morgan, Alan King, Paul Lynde, Peter Gennaro, Solange and Charles
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Bonjour Paree", "Latin Quarter" and "If You Love Me".
Peter Gennaro with Dancers perform "Alouette".
Jane Morgan sings "Fascination", "Love Makes the World Go Round" and "The Day That the Rains Came".
Solange And Charles perform "Apache Dance".
Perry with Singers and 2 Dancers do "April in Paris".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Chantez, Chantez".
Alan King performs "Pigalle".
Jane Morgan sings "Our Language of Love"..
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Frere Jacques".
Perry & Jane Morgan duet on "C’est Si Bon".
Peter Gennaro sings "Louise".
Perry & Jane Morgan duet on "I Love Paris in The Springtime".
Perry with Guests and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Bonjour Paree".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.30 [974] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
Prod Code: 61-845 /  03May1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Andy Williams (Host)
Patti Page,  Nancy Walker, Jackie Mason, Paul Lynde
Highlights:
Andy sings "Straight Down the Middle".
Nancy sings "Gold Widow's Lament".

13.31 [975] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-913  / 10May1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Paul Anka, Marion Marlowe, Jack E. Leonard
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "Back In Your Own Back Yard".
Marion Marlowe and Singers perform "Mrs Noah".
Jack E Leonard with Dancers performs "Slipping Beauty".
Perry with Singers sing "Red Sails In the Sunset".
Paul Anka with 3 Girl Dancers perform "Dance On Little Girl".
Paul Anka sings "Tonight My Love, Tonight".
The Orchestra performs "I’ll See You In My Dreams".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "Its Been A Long, Long Time", "Angry" and "Here’s That Rainy Day".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight".
Jack E Leonard with Paul Anka perform "Kids".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face".
The Peter Gennaro Dancers perform "Get Me to The Church On Time".
Marion Marlowe with Perry sing "The Sound Of Music".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.32 [976] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-971  / 17May1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff  /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Frances Langford, Don Ameche, Paul Lynde, The West Point Cadet Glee Club
Highlights:
The West Point Cadet Glee Club perform "Stout-Hearted Men", "Sound Off" and "Stout-Hearted Men".
Frances Langford with the Ray Charles Singers sings "I’m In the Mood for Love".
Perry & Frances sing "You Are My Lucky Star".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "I’ve Got A Feelin’ Your Fooling", "True Love" and "Please Go ‘Way and Let Me Sleep".
Perry sings "If I Loved You".
The Ray Charles Singers and Dancers perform "African Waltz".
The West Point Cadet Glee Club perform "There’s A Long-Long Trail A-Winding", "K K K Katy",
"It’s A Long Way to Tipperary", "Mademoiselle from Armentiers", "My Buddy" and Over There".
Perry with Cadets sing "Till We Meet Again".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.33 [977] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-1059 / 24May1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth  / Designer Michi
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guest Stars:
Martha Raye, George Gobel, Johnny Puleo, Paul Lynde, Peter Gennaro
Highlights:
Perry sings "Chicago".
Johnny Puleo and Group perform "Twelfth Street Rag", "Oh Sole Meo", "Diane"and "Colonel Bogie March".
Martha Raye with Perry & the Ray Charles Singers sing "On Behalf Of the Visiting Fireman".
Perry & Martha duet on "Bye Bye Blackbird".
Martha sings "Ill Get By".
Perry sings "If I Had You".
Martha Raye with Perry sing "After You’ve Gone".
Martha Raye sings "Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe".
Perry & Martha duet with "Somebody Loves Me", "I’m Following You" and "Bye, Bye Blackbird".
The Orchestra performs "Gobelues".
George Gobel with Johnny Puleo sing "Me and My Shadow".
Peter Gennaro and Dancers perform "South Rampart Street Parade".
The Orchestra performs "Jealousy".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "Oh How I Miss You Tonight" and "Heartaches".
Perry with Dancers perform "The Waltz You Saved For Me".
The Orchestra performs "It’s A Lonesome Old Town".
George Gobel and the Ray Charles Singers sing "Lets All Sing Like The Birdies Sing".
The Orchestra performs "Drifting and Dreaming".
Martha sings "Oh Johnny".
The Orchestra performs "Rippling Rhythm".
Perry with Company sing "Auld Lang Syne".
Perry with Martha Raye & George Gobel sing "Boo Hoo".
Peter Gennaro Dancers dance to "Lets Dance".
The Orchestra performs "Out Of the Night".
Martha Raye with Perry sings "Heartaches".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.34 [978] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-1110 / 31May1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff  /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guest Stars:
Brenda Lee, Audrey Meadows, Cliff Arquette, Paul Lynde, Richard Pryor
Highlights:
Perry sings "Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella".
Cliff Arquette with Male Dancers perform to "Show Me the Way To Go Home".
Brenda Lee with the Ray Charles Singers sing "You Can Depend On Me".
Brenda Lee & Perry do a Medley with "Teach Me Tonight", "An Apple for The Teacher", "Constantinople",
"Istanbul" and "In A Little Red School House".
Audrey Meadows with Male Dancers perform "A Lady Loves".
Perry with Girl Singers sings "Come To Me, Bend to Me".
The Orchestra performs "My Blue Heaven".
Perry sings "Sing To Me", "All By Myself" and "Portrait of My Love".
Cliff Arquette with Dancers performs "Skip to My Lou" and "Turkey In The Straw" .
Audrey Meadows with Dancers performs "Too Fat Polka".
Cliff Arquette with Dancers performs "Charlie My Boy".
Perry sings "Jambalaya" and "Don’t Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes".
The Dancers dance to "Charlie My Boy".
Perry with Brenda Lee and Company perform "Temptation".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "You Don’t Want Me Love".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Also the Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.35 [979] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (Season 13 Finale)
prod. no. 61-1163 / 07Jun1961  NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff  /   Directed by Dwight Hemion
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth / Designer Michi
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guest Stars:
Ray Charles, Tony Mottola, Paul Lynde
Highlights:
Perry with Ray Charles Singers & Dancers performs "The Party's Over"
Ray Charles and Orchestra perform "Dear Mr. Charles" & "Dear Perry".
Ray Charles Singers & Orchestra do a medley with "Summertime", "Ol' Man River", "Together",
"Almost Like Being In Love", "When the Red, Red Robin" and "Summer Night".
The Orchestra does a medley with "I Could Have Danced All Night", "If I Were a Bell", "Sound of Music"
and "Colonel Bogey March".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Peter Gennaro Dancers and the Orchestra perform "Whistle While You Work", "Summertime" and "Summer Whistle".
Jay Burton & Dancers do "Autumn Leaves".
Perry sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Plus regulars:
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with The Ray Charles Singers
Tony Mottola and The Peter Gennaro Dancers

Last show of the current season.
Next week, "Mystery Theatre" makes it's debut. (confirmed in tvguide)

Summer Replacement:
"
Kraft Mystery Theatre" (season 1) (16 episodes x 1hour)(NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern) (14Jun61-27Sep61)

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14.01 [980] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-1847  /  04Oct1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Buddy Hackett, Fran Jeffries, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Mel Allen, Peter Gennaro
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
Fran Jeffries duets with Perry to "Little White Lies" and sings a few tunes of her own.
Peter Gennaro does a turn with his dancers to "Dartown Strutter's Ball".
Baseball heroes Mantle and Maris hold their own chat with Perry and Buddy.
Buddy Hackett will also be on the team, playing a baseball park hot dog vendor in this baseball-themed show.
All join in for "Take Me Out to the Ballgame".
Mitch Miller pops up in the audience for a brief bit.
*NOTE: Joe DiMaggio promised Perry that he would pinch hit for the ailing Mantle in case Mickey couldn't make it.

14.02 [981] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-1897 /  11Oct1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff   / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente, Frank Gallop
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
A funny sketch on Christopher Columbus (Perry) wangling some ships out of Queen Isabella (Caterina) in time
for Columbus Day.
Jack Duffy does a Sinatra impersonation.

14.03 [982] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
18Oct1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Martha Raye, Rita Moreno
bandleader Ted Weems
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
Perry's "Music Hall Players" (Kaye Ballard, Sandy Stewart, Jack Duffy and Paul Lynde) are happily whacky in
a modern "Peter Pan" skit.
Rita and Perry duet to "Couple of Song and Dance Men", Perry does the singing, Rita does the dancing.
Perry's working pals from way-back-when Ted Weems and company do some reminiscing and performing but barely
give Perry a chance to sing.
*Perry was the featured vocalist for Ted Weems in 1936.

14.04 [983] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: PENNSYLVANNIA
prod. no. 61-2012 /  25Oct1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Tony Bennett
Highlights:
Perry sings "My Blushin' Rosie" & "Everything Is Rosie".
A whacky nightclub skit where Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart and Kaye Ballard browbeat lonely Per.
A special Salute to Seattle's 1962 World's Fair is presented as Perry takes us on a tour of a stage-size
model of the fair grounds.
Sandy and Kaye are fun in a Halloween type number
A segment on the great State of Pennsylvannia (Como's of course) for bits of her history and personalities in song.
Plus regulars
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
*Note: Starting on tonights episode, the show will pay tribute to a different state each week.

14.05 [984] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: MISSOURI
prod. no. 61-2067 /  01Nov1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Shirley Booth, Gloria DeHaven
Highlights:
Paul Lynde sings "You're Following Me".
Gloria DeHaven sings "The Lady is a Tramp".
Sandy Stewart sings Jane Froman's "With a Song in My Heart".
Dee Erickson and Wally Seibert dance ala Ginger Rogers and partner.
Carolyn Morris and Jayne Turner do a Huckleberry Finn routine for Mark Twain.
And they'll honor Missouri songs (Sandy Stewart, Paul Lynde, Kaye Ballard and Perry Como with Como's number
"St. Louis Blues", and the program winding up with "Missouri Waltz".)
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Ray Charles Singers, Peter Gennaro Dancers, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

14.06 [985] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: NEW YORK
prod. no. 61-2120 / 08Nov1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Betty Hutton, Tom Bosley
Highlights:
Perry opens with "Five Foot Two" on the ukele with Betty Hutton doing the Charleston.
Betty sings "Doctor, Lawyer and Indian Chief" & "It Had to Be You".
Tom Bosley sings "The Name's La Guardia".
Bosley and Como get together for a bit of talk, film clips and songs about the late Fiorello LaGuardia,
because of Bosley's role in "Fiorello!"
a skit on the staff of a mayor in a mythical town.
A salute to New York with bows to its endless list of celebrities, political and theatrical.
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.07 [986] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: LOUISIANA
prod. no. 61-2177 /   15Nov1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Rudy Vallee, Tommy Sands, Nancy Sinatra
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
For the opening Rudy and Perry, Tommy and Nancy sing 12 songs associated with Rudy Vallee's career.
Rudy Vallee sings "Vagabond Lover".
Perry sings "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries".
The Como Music Hall Players do another spoof of TV medical shows in a barber shop locale.
Nancy and Tommy duet with "Young in Heart".
The State of Louisiana gets it's share of praise and songs like "Basin Street" and "Jambalaya" and
sketches about the Louisiana Purchase.
Sandy Stewart does an impersonation of Louisiana born Dorothy Lamour.

14.08 [987] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: THANKSGIVING SHOW
prod. no. 61-2264  /  22Nov1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Collins, Gwen Verdon, Kane Triplets
Highlights:
Perry sings "Home For the Holidays"
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

[--] 29Nov1961 preempted for "Hollywood: The Golden Years"

14.09 [988] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-2338 / 06Dec1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
George Sanders
Highlights:
Perry sings "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" & "I'm AN Old Cow Hand".
Sandy Stewart sings "Singing In the Rain".
Perry sings "The Rosary".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

[--] 13Dec1961 no details

14.10 [989] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-2467 /  20Dec1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Tom Tichenor & puppets and Kenny Kealy
Highlights:
Perry sings "Ave Maria".
The Orchestra performs "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.11 [990] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-2533 /  27Dec1961  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente
Silvio Francesco (Caterina's brother in his American tv debut)
Highlights:
All join in for "Hoop-Dee-Doo" & "Auld Lang Syne".
Perry sings "Moon River".
Perry and Don Adams do a skit on "Musical Report on 1961".
Caterina Valente and Peter Gennaro perform "The Twist".
Frank Gallop and the Men Singers perform "Big Bad John".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart, Peter Gennaro

14.12 [991] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-2581 /  03Jan1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker (from "Bonanza")
Highlights:
Jack Duffy & Sandy Stewart duet on "Comes Once in a Lifetime".
Lorne recites "Washington's Farewell Address to His Soldiers".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.13 [992] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: INDIANA
prod. no. 62-36 / 10Jan1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Juliet Prowse, Art Linkletter
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.14 [993] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: Salute to the Evergreen State of WASHINGTON
prod. no. 62-2404  / 17Jan1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Polly Bergen
Highlights:
Polly sings "Two to Tango".
Guest Polly Bergen solos "Something Wonderful" and the Peter Gennaro dancers join her for "Takes Two toTango."
Como, Polly, and the Music Hall players do a very funny takeoff on the panel show "To Tell the Truth."
Regular Don Adams gives a hilarious monologue on a defense attorney.
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

[--] 24Jan1962 no details

14.15 [994] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 61-1222 /  31Jan1962  NBC Wed (rerun 17Apr63)
Produced by Nick Vanoff /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Lena Horne  George Burns
Highlights:
Perry sings "On the Street Where You Live".
And a medley of "My Favorite Things", "My Baby Just Cares For Me" & "If You Were the Only Girl in the World".
Lena Horne sings "What Is There to Say?"
Perry sings "La Vie en Rose" & "Give Me the Moonlight".
Perry, Lena & George sing "You Are Never Far Away From Me".
Sketches:
George is determined to show Perry, Lena and Peter that he isn't limited to comedy - he can sing and dance too.
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.16 [995] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
07Feb1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Barrie Chase
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.17 [996] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of Blissful Love saluted. ?
prod. no. 62-339 / 14Feb1962  NBC Wed  (rerun 13Feb63)
Produced by Nick Vanoff  /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Collins, Lorin Hollander
Highlights:
Dorothy sings "I Get Along Without You Very Well" & "Lot of Livin' to Do".
Perry sings "My Funny Valentine", "Hooray For Love", "In the Wee Small Hours" and "When Your Lover Has Gone".
Peter Gennaro performs "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly".
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.18 [997] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: VIRGINIA
prod. no. 62-406 / 21Feb1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Johnny Carson
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.19 [998] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
28Feb1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Host: Rex Allen
Guests:
Jaye P. Morgan, Carl the Great Ballantine, Sons of the Pioneers
Harry Harvey, Sr., Phil Phillips, Loulie Jean Norman, Lori Regas

14.20 [999] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: MINNESOTA
prod. no. 62-582 /  07Mar1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Carol Lawrence, Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard).
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
Perry's opening number is "Happy Jose" and turns into "Ching, Ching, Ching, Oooa, Poppa, Looba, Looba".
Perry solos with "Some Enchanted Evening".
Carol Lawrence sings and dances "It's All Right With Me".
Mr. Wizard illustrates a bit of his scientific wares.
A skit by Paul Lynde and Jack Duffy on "operations".

14.21 [1000] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: HAWAII
prod. no. 62-606 /  14Mar1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne ("Car 54 Where Are You?")
Highlights:
Perry sings "Maria".
Kaye Ballard sings "Rags".
Perry and the Girl Singers perform "Island of Forgotten Loves".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.22 [1001] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-708 /  21Mar1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Anna Maria Alberghetti, Dee Erickson
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart
Highlights:
"Spring Is bustin' out all over" on Perry's show tonight.
Anna Maria Alberghetti sings "Love Makes the World Go Round".
Perry & Anna Maria duet on "It's a Big Wide Wonderful World".
The team of Duffy-Lynde-Adams joins Perry for a cantankerous game of golf.
And even the Salute to the State gets by-passed for a wide-ranging gander at "The Meaning of Spring,"
(love, baseball, poetry, internal revenue).

14.23 [1002] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: ARIZONA
prod. no. 62-724 /  28Mar1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Alice Faye
Highlights:
Perry & Alice sing "You Made Me Love You" & "I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.24 [1003] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: ILLINOIS
04Apr1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Anne Bancroft
Highlights:
Anne sings "When the World Was Young" & "Up a Lazy River".
Bobby Haggart whistles and drummer Don Lamond performs "Big Noise From Winnetka".
Perry and Anne star in a goofy-tragi-comedy with his regulars and some dwarfs. As for
Anne recites Sandburg's poem "Chicago".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

[--] 11Apr1962 no details

14.25 [1004] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
18Apr1962  NBC Wed  (*Note Taped June 1961) .
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Jane Morgan, Burr Tillstrom, Kukla, Fran and Ollie
The St. Monica Children's Choir
Highlights:
Perry closes with "The Lord's Prayer".

[--] 25Apr1962 no details

14.26 [1005] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: KENTUCKY
prod. no. 62-1077 /  02May1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Lola Albright, Eddie Arcaro, Sammy Renick
Highlights:
Lola sings "I Got a Right to Sing the Blues".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.27 [1006] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: NORTH CAROLINA
09May1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente, Peter Gennaro
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.28 [1007] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: MAINE
prod. no. 62-1186 /  16May1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Dennis Weaver
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.29 [1008] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: MICHIGAN
23May1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  /  Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Anne Bancroft
Highlights:
Perry sings "When the Beach Umbrellas Bloom", "Picnic Song" and "Moon Glow".
Anne sings "Let Me Sing and I'm Happy".
Also "Kalamazoo" and "Hostess with the Mostess".
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.30 [1009] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the Week: RHODE ISLAND
prod. no. 62-1261 /  30May1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth.
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Collins, Jack E. Leonard
Plus regulars:
Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde, Sandy Stewart

14.31 [1010] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (Season 14 finale)
prod. no. 62-1308 /  06Jun1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  /Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Perry Como, following tradition for his last show of the season, will feature his regular cast members
as the guests on Music Hall color broadcast, at 9 tonight... Joining Como in his season’s finale will be
Mitchell Ayres and his orchestra, Peter Gennaro and his dancers, Ray Charles and his singers, Frank Gallop,
the Music Hall Players – Don Adams, Kaye Ballard, Jack Duffy, Paul Lynde (in a taped message from Hollywood)
and Sandy Stewart – and members of the production staff.”
Frank Gallop announcer

Summer Replacement:
"
Kraft Mystery Theatre" (season 2) (16 episodes x 1hour) (NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm ET) (13Jun62-26Sep62)

### Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show ####
############# season 15 1962-63 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

15.01 [1011] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-2154 /  03Oct1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Choreography, Carol Haney
Guest Stars:
Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart
Ray Charles Singers, Peter Gennaro Dancers, Mitchell Ayres and his orchestra

15.02 [1012] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-2173  / 10Oct1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Anne Bancroft
On stage, in the studio which once housed the Vitagraph movie company, the cast reminisces about the days of silent films.
In a monolog, Don Adams impersonates a pre-talkie movie director.
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.03 [1013] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
 prod. no. 62-2238  / 17Oct1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Choreography: Carol Haney
Guest Stars:
Lena Horne,  Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

[--] 24Oct1962 no details

15.04 [1014] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-2371 /  31Oct1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Terry-Thomas, Bobby Van
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.05 [1015] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
07Nov1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Bob Cummings
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.06 [1016] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
14Nov1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Provine
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

[--] 21Nov1962 no details
[--] 28Nov1962 no details

15.07 [1017] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-2631 /  05Dec1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Carol Lawrence, Johnny Mercer
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.08 [1018] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-2638A /   12Dec1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Collins
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart
This footage was filmed from December 4-7 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

15.09 [1019] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 62-1411 / 19Dec1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Kukla, Fran & Ollie (Fran Allison, Burr Tillstrom)
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.10 [1020] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
26Dec1962  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente, Roger Williams, Eleanor Powell
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.11 [1021] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 63-9 /  02Jan1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Ethel Merman, George Kirby, Luis Bonfá
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf,Sandy Stewart

[--] 09Jan1963 no details
[--] 16Jan1963 no details

15.12 [1022] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
23Jan1963  NBC Wed
no. 63-2748
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Lauren Bacall, Ray Bolger
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart,

15.13 [1023] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 63-184  /  30Jan1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Charlton Heston, Phyllis McGuire, Errol Garner
Highlights:
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Nobody's Perfect" and a Broadway Medley.
Phyllis McGuire sings "Other Side of the Tracks".
Errol Garner sings "Sweetest Sounds".
Perry sings "It Gets Lonely in the White House".
Sketches:
In a sketch, a man (Heston) tries to purchase Broadway tickets from a ticket agent (Adams).
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.13 [1023] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the week is CALIFORNIA
06Feb1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Anita Bryant
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

[--] 13Feb1963 rerun of 14Feb62.

15.14 [1024] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the week is CONNECTICUT
20Feb1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Hugh Downs, Eleanor Powell, Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.15 [1025] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: State of the week is FLORIDA
27Feb1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Patrice Munsel, Frank Gorshin, Bil and Cora Baird
Highlights:
Choreographer Peter Gennaro dances to "In A Little Spanish Town".
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.16 [1026] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
06Mar1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Joanie Sommers, Charlie Manna, Gene Sheldon, the Four Step Brothers
Highlights:
All join in for "Breezin' Along With the Breeze".
Joanie sings "Blues in the Night".
Joanie & Perry duet with "Just in Time".
Gene Sheldon & Perry do "Poor Butterfly".
Gene Sheldon performs "Tea For Two" & "Whispering".
Perry sings "More Than You Know" and "Always".
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

[--] 13Mar1963 no details

15.17 [1027] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
20Mar1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Dorothy Provine, Dick Shawn, Ginny Tiu
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.18 [1028] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 63-598B / 27Mar1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Carol Lawrence, Tex Beneke, Ray Eberle
Wynne Miller (niece of Glenn Miller)
The Modernaires with Paula Kelly
Highlights:
A medley of Glenn Miller's hits performed by the members of the late Glenn Miller Band.
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.19 [1029] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
03Apr1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Caterina Valente, Ken Murray, Peggy March
the Kessler Twins (Ellen & Alice)
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.20 [1030] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
10Apr1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Carl Ballantine, Lorin Hollander
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

[--] 17Apr1963 no details
[--] 24Apr1963 no details

15.21 [1031] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
01May1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Connie Stevens, Mickey Rooney, Allan Sherman
Highlights:
Connie sings "I've Got Your Number".
Mickey performs "Real Live Girl".
Perry sings "If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You".
Sketches:
Perry and Mickey parody Jackie Gleason's 'Joe the Bartender'.
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.22 [1032] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 63-905  / 08May1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Jack E. Leonard, Dorothy Collins, Peter Nero
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

[--] 15May1963 no details


15.23 [1033] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 63-1053 / 22May1963  NBC Wed
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Jimmy Durante, Jane Powell
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.24 [1034] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
29May1963  NBC Wed 
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Bobby Rydell, Caterina Valente
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.25 [1035] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
prod. no. 63-1102 /  05Jun1963  NBC Wed 
Produced by Nick Vanoff  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guest Stars:
Peter Ustinov, Barbara Cook, Elaine Dunn
Plus regulars:
Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf, Sandy Stewart

15.26 [1036] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (Final Episode of the Regular Weekly Series)
prod. no. 63-1135 / 12Jun1963  NBC Wed 
Produced by Nick Vanoff
Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Goodman Ace, Selma Diamond, Jay Burton, Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth
Guests:
June Magruder, Peggy March
Highlights:
Perry Como reminisces about his eight years on television.
This was the final broadcast of the series

Summer Replacement:
"
Kraft Mystery Theatre" (season 3) (15 episodes x 1hour) (NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm ET) (19Jun63-25Sep63)

#### The Kraft Music Hall Specials ####
###### Season 16 1963-1964 ############
#######################################

*After his final weekly June 12, 1963 broadcast Perry Como appeared in scores of specials,
beginning October 3, 1963, airing on NBC, CBS & ABC, and concluding on December 6, 1986.

16.01 [1037] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special): From Pittsburgh's gigantic new Civic Arena.
prod. no. 63-1942; Show: 284  /  03Oct1963
Produced by Marlo Lewis  / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Herb Sargent, Art Baer, Ben Jeelson, Bill Jeelson, Bill Angeles, Buz Kohan.
Guest Stars:
June Allyson, George Burns, Cyd Charisse, James Mitchell, Allan Sherman, Mitchell Ayres
Highlights:
Perry and company open with "Back in Your Own Backyard".
George joins Perry for some 'rags' with "Red Rose Rag" and "Monkey Rag".
Perry sings "When or Where".
June Allyson's a treat with Perry singing old movie hits "Small Hotel", "Blue Room", "Varsity Drag" and
dancing with the troop.
Allan Sherman does "Hello, Mudder, Hello Fadder" and "Ratt Fink".
George Burns has a whale of a time singing with the glee club and dancing with the Lee Becker Dancers.
Cyd Charisse and James Mitchell dance in a set of a fashion photographer's studio to the tune of "Paris Original".
James Mitchell and Cyd Charisse starred together in Deep In My Heart in the dance segment "The Desert Song"
in One Alone.
*NOTE: 1500 seats will be occupied by residents of Perry's hometown, Canonsburg.

16.02 [1038] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special) From San Francisco, CA
prod. no. 63-2269; Show: 285  /  21Nov1963
Produced by Marlo Lewis / Directed by Dwight Hemion
Written by Herb Sargent, Art Baer, Ben Jeelson, Bill Jeelson, Bill Angeles, Buz Kohan.
Guest Stars:
Victor Borge, Nanette Fabray, Jose Greco

16.03 [1039] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special): From Dallas, TX
Show: 286 /  23Jan1964
Guest Stars:
Jimmy Durante, Dorothy Provine, Russ Tamblyn, The Texas Boys Choir

16.04 [1040] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special): From Burbank, CA
Show: 287 / 13Feb1964
Guest Stars:
Lena Horne, Dean Martin

16.05 [1041] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special): From New Orleans, LA
Show: 288 /  05Mar1964
Guest Stars:
Martha Raye, Mickey Rooney, Al Hirt, Jacques D'Amboise
Lee Becker Theodore Dancers
Highlights:
Perry and the Ray Charles singers and Lee Becker Theodore dancers in a production of "South Rampart Street Parade".
Perry and Mickey Rooney will offer a duet, "Brush Up Your Shakespeare".
Perry follows with "In the Still of the Night."
Jacques D'Amboise's ballet to the melody of Bach.
Mickey Rooney lectures on Jazz as Dr. Thelonius Junk and introduces his "Cats", 'Hot Lips' Hirt,
Martha 'Satchmo' Raye and Perry 'King Kong' Como.
Al Hirt performs "Now You Has Jazz".
Martha Raye sings "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?" and "Mississippi Mud".
Martha and Perry duet with a medley of "River" tunes including "Moon River", "Old Man River"
and "Down By the River Side".
Al Hirt performs "Java".

16.06 [1042] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special): From Minnesota, MN
Taped at Northrop Memorial Auditorium, University of Minnesota.
Show: 289/  09Apr1964
Produced by Marlo Lewis
Directed by Dwight Hemion
writers, Herb Sargent, Bill Angelos, Buz Kohan.
Guest Stars:
Peter Nero, Keely Smith, Bob Newhart

16.07 [1043] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: (Special): From Chicago, IL
Show: 290 /   21May1964
Guest Stars:
Jack E. Leonard, Roberta Peters, The Four Step Brothers, Ray Charles Singers
Highlights:
Perry Como opens the show with "Chicago".
Roberta Peters sings "La Ci Darem la Mano" from Don Giovanni
Roberta Peters duets with Perry on "I Wanna Hold Your Hand".
The show finale is "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

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