The Bill Kenny Show

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The Bill Kenny Show
GenreMusic
Presented byBill Kenny
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
Production
Producer(s)Elie Savoie
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Original release22 May –
10 July 1966

The Bill Kenny Show was a Canadian music television series which aired on CBC Television in 1966.

Premise[edit]

Bill Kenny, a member of the popular vocal quartet The Ink Spots in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s and later a solo singer, hosted this series. He became a Vancouver resident in 1961 and became among the first black performers to star in a nationally-broadcast television series in Canada.[1]

Series regulars included singing group The Accents, with Fraser MacPherson's house band. Visiting artists included Susan Pesklevits who was later known as Susan Jacks.[2]

Scheduling[edit]

This half-hour series was broadcast on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. (North American Eastern time) from 22 May to 10 July 1966.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Ink Spots Great Bill Kenny Gets TV Show". Jet. 21 October 1965. p. 56. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  2. ^ Corcelli, John (June 2005). "The Bill Kenny Show". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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