The Best of Broadway

The Best of Broadway is a 60-minute live television anthology series that aired on CBS Television on Wednesdays at 10pm ET from September 15, 1954 to May 4, 1955 for a total of nine episodes. Each show was broadcast live in color from New York City, was an adaptation of a famous Broadway play, and included ads for Westinghouse featuring Betty Furness.[1]

This series ran every fourth week, with Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts being aired the other three weeks.[2] After this series, and Ford Star Jubilee (1955–56), CBS largely refrained from color broadcasting until the mid-60's.[3]

The Best of Broadway
Created byMartin Manulis
Directed byDavid Alexander
Sidney Lumet
Paul Nickell
Franklin J. Schaffner
Herbert B. Swope Jr.
Country of originUSA
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Production
Running time60 mins
Release
Original networkCBS
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseSeptember 15, 1954 –
May 4, 1955

Episodes

Cast

Actors appearing in the series included:

See also

References

  1. ^ CTVA entry
  2. ^ Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts at IMDB
  3. ^ TV.com entry

External links

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Sammy Davis Jr. Belts the Best of Broadway

Sammy Davis Jr. Belts the Best of Broadway is a 1962 studio album by Sammy Davis Jr., arranged by Marty Paich.

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