Manhattan Spotlight

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Manhattan Spotlight
Starring Charles Tranum (host)
Country of origin  United States
Running time 15 minutes
Original network DuMont
Original release January 17, 1949 – April 20, 1951

Manhattan Spotlight was an early American television program broadcast on the now defunct DuMont Television Network.

Broadcast history[edit]

The series was a talk show ran from 1949 to 1951 hosted by Charles Tranum. The program, produced and distributed by DuMont, aired Monday through Friday at 7:30pm or 7:45pm ET on most DuMont affiliates.[1]

From December 1949 to June 1950, Easy Aces aired in the Wednesday 7:45pm slot. During the 1950-1951 season, the Hazel Scott, Joan Edwards, and Susan Raye shows all ran in the 7:45pm ET slot immediately after Manhattan Spotlight.

The series was cancelled in 1951, and DuMont replaced the series with local (non-network) programming.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ McNeil, Alex (1980). Total Television (4th ed.). New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-024916-8.


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