The Paula Poundstone Show
|The Paula Poundstone Show|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||3 (1 unaired) (List of episodes)|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Warner Bros. Television|
|Original run||October 30, 1993 – November 6, 1993|
The Paula Poundstone Show is an American variety show that aired on Saturday Night from October 30, 1993 to November 6, 1993. The premiere episode aired at 10:00 pm before moving to 9:00 pm for its second and last episode.
The show was a mix of topical comedy, music and audience participation.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"Episode One"||Art Wolff||Ken LaZebnik||October 30, 1993|
|Lily Tomlin is the guest. Paula uses Oreo cookies to explain TV ratings. She sends out a camera crew to find one of the Nielsen families.|
|2||"Episode Two"||November 6, 1993|
|Carl Lewis, Sam Donaldson and Paul Simon are the guests. Paula travels to Boise, Idaho to talk to a movie theatre goer, and she asks a group of economists questions while spinning in a teacup ride. Sam Donaldson reads Where the Wild Things Are in its entirety.|
|Paula receives tips on auto maintenance, and she observes a group of penguins.|
- The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 919. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
- TV Guide. "The Paula Poundstone Show Episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-21.