Westinghouse Playhouse

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Westinghouse Playhouse
Genre Sitcom
Written by Luther Davis
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Starring Nanette Fabray
Wendell Corey
Theme music composer Axel Stordahl
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Producer(s) Larry Berns
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22–24 minutes
Production company(s) BeeJay Productions
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run January 6, 1961 (1961-01-06) – July 7, 1961 (1961-07-07)

Westinghouse Playhouse is an American sitcom that aired from January to July 1961 on NBC. Starring Nanette Fabray, the series was also known as The Nanette Fabray Show, Westinghouse Playhouse Starring Nanette Fabray and Wendell Corey, and ran under the title Yes, Yes Nanette in syndication.

Overview[edit]

The series stars Nanette Fabray, who plays Nan, a successful Broadway star who marries Dan McGovern (Wendell Corey), a widower. She would later learn that her new husband has not informed his two children that he was getting married. Nan is then confronted with his two rude children, Buddy (Bobby Diamond) and Nancy (Jacklyn O'Donnell). The following episodes would deal with her troubles and tribulations of dealing with the kids and the housekeeper.

The series was canceled after one season.

Cast[edit]

Actor Role
Nanette Fabray Nan McGovern
Wendell Corey Dan McGovern
Bobby Diamond Buddy
Jacklyn O'Donnell Nancy
Mimi Gibson Barbie McGovern
Doris Kemper Mrs. Harper

Episodes[edit]

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "Amateur Mother" January 6, 1961
2 "I Seen the Saw" January 13, 1961
3 "Poker Game" January 20, 1961
4 "It's All in the Mind" January 27, 1961
5 "The Planned Picnic" February 3, 1961
6 "A Date for Buddy" February 10, 1961
7 "A Tale of Two Mothers" February 17, 1961
8 "Nanette's Teenage Suitor" February 24, 1961
9 "A Special Special" March 3, 1961
10 "Buddy's Formal Dinner" March 10, 1961
11 "For Richer or Poorer" March 17, 1961
12 "The Show Must Go On" March 24, 1961
13 "Home Honeymoon" March 31, 1961
14 "Those Golden Days" April 7, 1961
15 "The Pipes of Pan" April 14, 1961
16 "Moth Trap" April 21, 1961
17 "Sweet Charity" April 28, 1961
18 "Dear Diary" May 12, 1961
19 "Barby" May 19, 1961
20 "Nancy Come Home" May 26, 1961
21 "Country Club" June 2, 1961
22 "Behind Every Great Man" June 9, 1961
23 "House Guest" June 16, 1961
24 "The Mrs. Harper Story" June 23, 1961
25 "Ballet-Oop" June 30, 1961
26 "Nan Suits Dan" July 7, 1961

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