Here's Hollywood

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Here's Hollywood
Dean Miller Joanne Jordan Here's Hollywood 1960.JPG
Joanne Jordan and Dean Miller, 1960.
Format Interview program
Presented by Dean Miller
Joanne Jordan
Helen O'Connell
Jack Linkletter
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
Production
Producer(s) Jess Oppenheimer
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Desilu
Distributor Viacom
Paramount Television
CBS Paramount Television
CBS Television Distribution (current)
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 26, 1960 (1960-09-26) – December 28, 1962 (1962-12-28)

Here's Hollywood is an American celebrity interview program which aired on weekday afternoons on NBC at 4:30 Eastern time from September 26, 1960, to December 28, 1962.

Overview[edit]

In the first season, the interviews were conducted by Dean Miller and Joanne Jordan. In the second season, Helen O'Connell replaced Jordan.

Among those interviewed were Rhonda Fleming and her third husband, Lang Jeffries, three months before their divorce, and another married couple, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme. From The Three Stooges appeared Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Joe Besser.[1]

Others who appeared on the broadcast, some twice, included Fred Astaire, Bob Barker, Edgar Bergen, Polly Bergen, Neville Brand, Anita Bryant, Sebastian Cabot, John Cassavetes, Gary Crosby, Bob Cummings, Abby Dalton, Ann B. Davis, Bette Davis, William Demarest, Bob Denver, Bradford Dillman, Fabian, Constance Ford, Connie Francis, Annette Funicello, Judy Garland, George Gobel, Hermione Gingold, Lorne Greene, Cedric Hardwicke, Sessue Hayakawa, Paul Henreid, Darryl Hickman, Earl Holliman, Edward Everett Horton, Robert Horton, Tab Hunter, David Janssen, Rick Jason, Carolyn Jones, Danny Kaye, Buster Keaton, Gene Kelly, Jack Kelly, and Don Knotts.[1]

Michael Landon, Lennon Sisters, Peter Lorre, Carol Lynley, Barbara Luna, Shirley MacLaine, Nobu McCarthy, Steve McQueen, Lori Martin, Harpo Marx, Jayne Meadows, Robert Mitchum, Ricardo Montalban, Elizabeth Montgomery, Terry Moore, Don Murray, Jan Murray, Bob Newhart, Kathleen Nolan, Jay North, Gregory Peck, Cynthia Pepper, Anthony Quinn, George Raft, Tony Randall, Rex Reason, Edward G. Robinson, Wayne Rogers, Robert Ryan, Mickey Rooney, Charles Ruggles, Jane Russell, Telly Savalas, Gia Scala, Maximilian Schell, Rod Serling, Fay Spain, Danny Thomas, Jack Warden, Jack Webb, Richard Widmark, Johnny Weismuller, Cornel Wilde, and Gig Young also appeared.[1]

Production notes[edit]

The program was a Desilu Production.[2] Jack Linkletter, son of Art Linkletter, conducted some of the interviews in 1962.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Here's Hollywood guest stars". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved February 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ Alex McNeil, Total Television, New York: Penguin Books, 1996, 4th ed., p. 374

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