The Swift Show
|The Swift Show|
|Presented by||Lanny Ross|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original release||April 1, 1948– 1949|
The series, sponsored by the Swift & Company meat packing company, was mainly a musical variety show hosted by Lanny Ross, although during its first few months, it also featured a quiz show segment. Guest stars included Eileen Barton, Frank Fontaine, Max Showalter, and Susan Shaw.
For the first five months, a quiz show segment was included. In September 1948, the show became "Lanny's penthouse with his girlfriend Eileen Barton visiting". In March 1949, the show reverted to a purely musical variety show.