That's My Boy (U.S. TV series)
|That's My Boy|
|Written by||Bob Schiller|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||37|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original run||1954 – 1955|
|Preceded by||My Favorite Husband (9:30 p.m. EST)|
|Followed by||Willy (10:30 p.m. EST)|
The series, written by Bob Schiller and filmed before a live audience, starred Eddie Mayehoff as Jack Jackson, Sr., Gil Stratton as Jack, Jr., and Rochelle Hudson as Alice Jackson, the wife and mother. The senior Jackson is a construction contractor who had been a star football player in college, and he is determined to have "Junior" follow in his gridiron path at their common alma mater.
The series aired at 9 p.m. Eastern in the slot following My Favorite Husband and preceding June Havoc's sitcom Willy on CBS. Both That's My Boy and Willy aired opposite The George Gobel Show on NBC. The following season, 1955–1956, this time slot was occupied by the first year of the western Gunsmoke.
CBS aired reruns of That 's My Boy at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday from June to September 1959.
- "That's My Boy". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved March 12, 2011.
- Alex McNeil, Total Television, appendix with national television schedule
- Brooks, Tim, and Earle Marsh, The Complete Directory to Prime-Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present, Sixth Edition, New York: Ballantine Books, 1995, ISBN 0-345-39736-3, p. 1028.