The Al Morgan Show
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The Al Morgan Show
The Al Morgan Show
GenreVariety
Presented byAl Morgan
Country of originUnited States
Original English
No. of seasons2
Production
Don Cook[1]
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time25 minutes
Release
Original networkDuMont
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseSeptember 2, 1949 (1949-09-02) -
August 9, 1951 (1951-08-09)

The Al Morgan Show is an American variety program broadcast on the DuMont Television Network from 1949 to 1951.[2] The series starred pianist and songwriter Al Morgan (1915-1989).[3]

Format

Morgan performed for most of the program, which also featured the Billy Chandler Trio. Guests occasionally appeared.

Morgan's pop version of the country/western song Jealous Heart sold over 12 million copies in 1949.

Broadcast

Unlike most DuMont offerings which were broadcast from the network's studios in New York City, the series was broadcast from WGN-TV in Chicago. The show aired Mondays at 8:30 pm ET.

See also

References

  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2009). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2007 (Volume 1 A-E). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3305-6.
  2. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  3. ^ George Papajohn, Al Morgan obituary, Chicago Tribune (November 21, 1989)

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