The Reporter (TV series)

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The Reporter
Harry Guardino The Reporter 1964.JPG
Harry Guardino as Danny Taylor.
Genre Drama
Created by Jerome Weidman
Developed by Keefe Brasselle
Written by Jerome Weidman
Directed by Tom Gries
Paul Stanley
Starring Harry Guardino
Gary Merrill
George O'Hanlon
Remo Pisani
Composer(s) Kenyon Hopkins
Craig C. Kellem
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Executive producer(s) Keefe Brasselle
John Simon
Producer(s) Joel Freeman
Running time 45 min
Production company(s) Richielieu Productions
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 25, 1964 (1964-09-25) – December 18, 1964 (1964-12-18)

The Reporter is an American drama series that aired on CBS from September 25 to December 18, 1964. The series was created by Jerome Weidman and developed by executive producers Keefe Brasselle and John Simon.

Synopsis[edit]

The series stars Harry Guardino as Danny Taylor, a reporter for the fictitious New York Globe newspaper. Guardino's co-stars were Gary Merrill as city editor Lou Sheldon, George O'Hanlon as taxi driver Artie Burns, a friend of Danny's, and Remo Pisani as bartender Ike Dawson.[1]

The Reporter aired at 10 p.m. Eastern on Fridays following the first season of the CBS situation comedy, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.. It aired opposite The Jack Paar Program on NBC and the second half of ABC's military drama, Twelve O'Clock High starring Robert Lansing.[2]

The series was replaced by CBS Reports, which, on the orders of programming executive Jim Aubrey, ran without commercials to keep the program from being included in the 1965 Nielsen ratings.[3]

Guest stars[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1-1 "Extension Seven" September 25, 1964
1-2 "Hideout" October 2, 1964
1-3 "How Much for a Prince?" October 9, 1964
1-4 "Rope's End" October 16, 1964
1-5 "Rachel's Mother" October 23, 1964
1-6 "No Comment" October 30, 1964
1-7 "The Man Behind the Man" November 6, 1964
1-8 "He Stuck in His Thumb" November 13, 1964
1-9 "Super-Star" November 20, 1964
1-10 "Murder by Scandal" November 27, 1964
1-11 "A Time to Be Silent" December 4, 1964
1-12 "The Lost Lady Blues" December 11, 1964
1-13 "Vote for Murder" December 18, 1964

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alex McNeil, Total Television, New York: Penguin Books, 1996, 4th ed., p. 692
  2. ^ 1964-1965 American network television schedule, in appendix of Total Television
  3. ^ "James Aubrey: A Biography". Teletronic.co.uk. Retrieved January 24, 2009. 

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