The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre

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The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre
Also known as Chevrolet on Broadway
The Broadway Playhouse
Genre Anthology
Written by Emlyn Williams
Directed by Barry Bernard
Garry Simpson
Starring Guy Kibbee
John Conte
Vicki Cummings
Faye Emerson
John McQuade
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 82
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel NBC
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 27, 1948 (1948-09-27) – June 26, 1950 (1950-06-26)

The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre is an American anthology series that aired live[1] on NBC Mondays at 8 pm EST from September 27, 1948 to June 26, 1950. Guests who appeared on the series included Faye Emerson, Edward Everett Horton, Basil Rathbone, Nina Foch, and Boris Karloff.[2]

Episode status[edit]

One episode from October 1949 is stored at the Library of Congress, along with three other episodes from that year, plus an episode from 1950. There are five kinescope recordings of 1948 programs also archived at Library of Congress, and an interview with one of the people involved in the production appears on the Archives of American Television Web Site.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballintine Books. 2003. p. 211. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ IMDB entry

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