The Colgate Comedy Hour

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The Colgate Comedy Hour was an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on the NBC network from 1950 to 1955. The show featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.
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The Colgate Comedy Hour was an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on the NBC network from 1950 to 1955. The show featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

Original Release

09/10/1950 on NBC

Cast

Jerry Lewis Himself - Host
Dean Martin Himself - Host
Al Goodman Himself - Orchestra Leader
Eddie Cantor Himself - Host
Dick Stabile Himself - Orchestra Leader
Donald O'Connor Himself - Host
Bud Abbott Himself - Host
Lou Costello Himself - Host
Bob Hope Himself - Host
Eddie Cantor Himself
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #6.1 Sunday, 18 September 1955
2 Episode #6.2 Sunday, 25 September 1955
3 Episode #6.3 Sunday, 02 October 1955
4 Episode #6.4 Sunday, 16 October 1955
5 Episode #6.5 Sunday, 23 October 1955
6 Episode #6.6 Sunday, 30 October 1955
7 Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis hosts: guests Isobel Elsom, Milton Frome, The Norman Luboff Choir Sunday, 13 November 1955
8 Episode #6.8 Sunday, 20 November 1955
9 Episode #6.9 Sunday, 27 November 1955
10 Salute to George Abbott Sunday, 11 December 1955
11 Episode #6.11 Sunday, 18 December 1955
12 Robert Paige Sunday, 25 December 1955
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Directors

Fred Hamilton, Ernest D. Glucksman, Kingman T. Moore, Bud Yorkin, Jim Jordan, Ed Sobol, Charles Friedman, Jim Jordan, Joe Tinney, Sid Smith, Al Capstaff, Bob Finkel, Sid Smith, Jack Donohue, Manning Ostroff, William Asher, Joseph Santley, William Morrow, Nat Hiken, Sid Kuller, Hank Ladd, Coby Ruskin, Leo Morgan, Hal Keith, George Habib, James V. Kern, Bill Miller, Dick Weinberg, Manny Ostroff

Writers

Ed Simmons, Norman Lear, John Grant, Arthur Phillips, Harry Crane, Sid Kuller, Jackie Barnett, Jack Elinson, Glenn Wheaton, John Rapp, Charles Issacs, Norman Sullivan, Les White, Sidney Miller, Jack Brooks, Snag Werris, William Morrow, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Eddie Forman, Howard Snyder, Jesse Goldstein, Danny Arnold, Larry Gelbart, Jack Douglas, Marvin Fisher, Charles Lee, Manning Ostroff, Bobby Clark, Eddie Cantor, Mannie Manheim, Arnold Horwitt, Pat Costello, Henry Taylor, Laurence Marks, Molière, Joseph Quillan, Martin Ragaway, Mort Lachman, Herbert Baker, Russel Crouse, Otto A. Harbach, Elwood Ullman, Bob Schiller, Bob Weiskopf, Al Schwartz, Billy FriedBerg, Nat Hiken, Arnie Rosen, Guy Bolton, Irving Elinson, Ernest D. Glucksman, Arthur Schwartz, Ray Buffum, Tom Adair, Harry Bailey, Coleman Jacoby, Phil Sharp, Richard L. Breen, Si Rose, Frank Fox, Howard Lindsay, George Axelrod, Joe Bigelow, Morris Freedman, Austin Kalish, Arthur Stander, Danny Shapiro, Jerry Seelen, Stanley Davis, P.G. Wodehouse, Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields, Elon Packard, Howard Dietz, Gig Henry, Charles Friedman, Lester A. White, Ben Blue, Jackie Gleason, Jay Sommers, Edmund L. Hartmann, Rocky Kalish, Don Johnson, Ian Bernard, Chet Castalaw, Larry Marks, Larry Klein, Fred Williams, Alfred Von Ronkel, Phil Davis

Cast

Jerry Lewis Himself - Host
Dean Martin Himself - Host
Al Goodman Himself - Orchestra Leader
Eddie Cantor Himself - Host
Dick Stabile Himself - Orchestra Leader
Donald O'Connor Himself - Host
Bud Abbott Himself - Host
Lou Costello Himself - Host
Bob Hope Himself - Host
Eddie Cantor Himself
Gordon MacRae Himself - Host
Connie Russell Herself
Hal Sawyer Himself - Announcer
Tom D'Andrea Himself - Comedian
Hal March Himself - Comedian
Jimmy Durante Himself - Host
Eddie Jackson Himself - Singer
Sid Fields Himself - Comic Actor
Scatman Crothers Himself
Peggy Lee Herself - Singer

Producers

Editors

Art Seid

1955 Emmy Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Variety Program Nominated
1954 Emmy Best Variety Program Nominated
1954 Emmy Best Male Star of Regular Series Won
1953 Emmy Best Variety Program Nominated
1952 Emmy Best Variety Show Nominated
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