The Al Morgan Show

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The Al Morgan Show
Genre Variety
Presented by Al Morgan
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
Production
Producer(s) Don Cook[1]
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 25 minutes
Release
Original network DuMont
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original release September 2, 1949 (1949-09-02) – August 9, 1951 (1951-08-09)

The Al Morgan Show is an American variety program broadcast on the DuMont Television Network from 1949 to 1951.[2] The series starred pianist and songwriter Al Morgan (1915-1989).[3]

Format[edit]

Morgan performed for most of the program, which also featured the Billy Chandler Trio. Guests occasionally appeared.

Morgan's pop version of the country/western song Jealous Heart sold over 12 million copies in 1949.

Broadcast[edit]

Unlike most DuMont offerings which were broadcast from the network's studios in New York City, the series was broadcast from WGN-TV in Chicago. The show aired Mondays at 8:30 pm ET.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2009). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2007 (Volume 1 A-E). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3305-6.
  2. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  3. ^ George Papajohn, Al Morgan obituary, Chicago Tribune (November 21, 1989)

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