Hollywood A Go-Go
|Hollywood A Go Go|
|Directed by||Joe Agnello|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||52|
|Executive producer(s)||Al Burton|
|Camera setup||Eigel Pedersen
|Running time||60 mins.|
|Original release||1965 – 1966|
The program originated as a local series, Ninth Street West, on KHJ-TV (Channel 9) in 1964. As Hollywood A Go-Go, it was syndicated in early 1965 and ceased production in 1966, with some television stations airing the show as late as the summer of 1966. In its brief run (52 episodes), the show featured well-known acts like Tina Turner, Frankie Lymon, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, The Challengers, James Brown, Lesley Gore, Fontella Bass, Wilson Pickett, Booker T & The MGs, Bo Diddley, Freddy Cannon, Sonny & Cher, The Bobby Fuller Four, The Fugitives, and Aretha Franklin.
Hollywood A Go-Go was produced at the KHJ-TV studios. Its original syndicator was Four Star Television. Rights to surviving footage of the show (preserved on kinescope film) are now represented by Research Video. The Sinners were the house band featuring Eddie Kaplan on lead guitar.
- GazzarriDancers.com - History of Hollywood A Go-Go
- GazzarriDancers.com - Hollywood A Go-Go episode guide with original Los Angeles air dates
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