Bowling Headliners

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Bowling Headliners
Presented byJimmy Powers and Al Cirillo (ABC)
Joe Hasel (DuMont)
Country of origin United States
Running time30 Minutes
Original networkABC (1948-49)
DuMont (1949-50)
Original releaseDecember 26, 1948 – April 9, 1950

Bowling Headliners was television's first regularly scheduled bowling show. Bowling Headliners aired on ABC from 1948-1949 and the DuMont Television Network from November 13, 1949, to April 9, 1950.

The series aired from Rego Park Lanes in Queens, New York. The original commentators were Jimmy Powers and Al Cirillo. When the show moved to DuMont, Joe Hasel took over as host.

The show was featured on the cover of the October 29, 1949, TV Guide when the magazine was still a local publication from New York City.[1]

The series is believed to be lost.

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  • McNeil, Alex. Total Television. Fourth edition. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-024916-8.
  1. ^ Archived November 7, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.


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