Come Fly with Me (1958 TV series)

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Come Fly With Me
Genre music variety
Presented by Shane Rimmer
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Production
Producer(s) Jim Guthro
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel CBC Television
Original run 24 June 1958 – 16 September 1958

Come Fly With Me is a Canadian music variety television series which aired on CBC Television in 1958.

Premise[edit]

This series replaced Front Page Challenge between the 1957 and 1958 television seasons. It was recorded in various international locations such as Banff, Edinburgh, Los Angeles, New York City, Niagara Falls, Paris, Rome, San Francisco and Vancouver. Host Shane Rimmer was joined by Don Wright's vocal group and Rudy Toth's orchestra.

The debut episode (24 June 1958) featured guest Barry Morse who sang the My Fair Lady musical number "Why Can't the English".[1]

Scheduling[edit]

This half-hour series was broadcast Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 24 June to 16 September 1958.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Show Gives Look at Cities". The Gazette (Montreal). 21 June 1958. Retrieved 15 August 2010. 

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