TV Days 1955

TV Days 1955

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The most popular shows on TV would include “I Love Lucy” (CBS, Monday 9:00-9:30 PM), “The Ed Sullivan Show”, formerly known as “The Toast Of The Town” (CBS, Sunday 8:00-9:00 PM), “Disneyland” (ABC, Wednesday 7:30-8:30PM)

“The Jack Benny Show” (CBS, Sunday 7:30-8:00 PM), “December Bride” (CBS, Monday 9:30-10:00 PM), “You Bet Your Life” (NBC, Thursday 8:00-8:30 PM), “Dragnet” (NBC, Thursday 9:00-9:30 PM), “The Millionaire” (CBS, Wednesday 9:00-9:30 PM), “I’ve Got A Secret” (CBS, Wednesday 9:30-10:00 PM), “GE Theater” (CBS, Sunday 9:00-9:30 PM), “Private Secretary” (CBS, Sunday 7:30-8:00 PM), “Ford Theatre” (NBC, Thursday 9:30-10:00 PM), “The Red Skelton Show” (CBS, Tuesday 9:30-10:00 PM), “The George Gobel Show” (NBC, Saturday 10:00-10:30 PM), “Your Hit Parade” (NBC, Saturday 10:30-11:00 PM), “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts” (CBS, Monday 8:30-9:00 PM), “The Lineup” (CBS, Friday 10:00-10:30 PM), “The Perry Como Show” (NBC, Saturday 8:00-9:00 PM), “The Honeymooners” (CBS, Saturday 8:30-9:00 PM), “The Adventures Of Robin Hood” (CBS, Monday 7:30-8:00 PM), “The Life Of Riley” (NBC, Friday 8:30-9:00 PM), “Climax” (CBS, Thursday 8:30-9:30 PM), “Fireside Theatre” (NBC, Tuesday 9:00-9:30 PM) and “Lux Video Theatre” (NBC, Thursday 10:00-11:00 PM)). The most popular show on TV this year was a quiz show, “The $64,000 Question” (CBS, Tuesday 10:00-10:30 PM).
Other shows on TV this year would include “The Lawrence Welk Show” (the beginning of this long running ABC show, Saturday 9:00-10:00 PM), “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” (CBS, Sunday 9:30-10:00 PM), “The Life And Legend Of Wyatt Earp” (ABC, Tuesday 8:30-9:00 PM),

“Masquerade Party” (ABC, Wednesday 9:00-9:30 PM), “Sargeant Preston Of The Yukon” (CBS, Thursday 7:30-8:00 PM), “Johnny Carson” (CBS, Thursday 10:00-10:30 PM), “The People’s Choice” (NBC, Thursday 8:30-9:00 PM) and the beginning of a legendary western, “Gunsmoke” (CBS, Saturday 10:00-10:30 PM)

Hal March would host the TV quiz show “The 64,000 Question”

‘The Honeymooners” would be one of the top shows of 1955.

Some TV Guide covers from 1955.

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