During the 1963-1964 season ABC’s Saturday line-up consisted of Hootennany, The Lawrence Welk Show and The Jerry Lewis Show, which ran for two hours. This promotional spot features both Hootennany and The Lawrence Welk Show but not The Jerry Lewis Show, suggesting perhaps that it was not used during the start of the season but later. The Jerry Lewis Show was canned after thirteen episodes, the last of which aired on December 21st, 1963. It was replaced by The Hollywood Palace on January 4th, 1964. Hootennanny, although popular at first, soon faded in the Nielsens and went off the air at the end of the 1963-1964 season. But The Lawrence Welk Show would remain with ABC until 1971; it continued in syndication until 1982.
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