TV Guide 365: 1964-1965 explores the 1964-1965 television season through listings published in TV Guide. Each day I’ll post listings for the corresponding day from the 1964-1965 season, with complete cast and guest cast details for obscure, short-lived shows.
Wednesday, October 21st, 1964
7:30 CBS REPORTS (CBS)
“Kennedy vs. Keating.” Newsmen Eric Sevareid and Harry Reasoner report on the campaign activities of Robert F. Kennedy, Democratic senatorial candidate from New York, and his Republican opponent Sen. Kenneth Keating. (60 min.)
[COLOR] “The Brazos Kid” is an outlaw who’s supposed to be dead, but newspaperwoman Samantha Frye knows better–and she writes a series of articles about him that bring bounty hunters to Medicine Bow. (90 min.)
OZZIE AND HARRIET–Comedy (ABC)
Kris decides to join Rick in college so they’ll have more time together, but in this case “togetherness” becomes a nuisance.
8:00 PATTY DUKE (ABC)
Neither Patty nor Cathy can ignore “The Boy Next Door.” In fact, the competition between the two girls turns into all-out warfare.
8:30 BEVERLY HILLBILLIES (CBS)
Jed presents Greeley College with $1,000,000, and the school rewards him with an honorary doctorate. Granny’s incensed–she’s the one that does the doctorin’ in the family.
9:00 DICK VAN DYKE (CBS)
“The Man from Emperor.” Rob’s offered a job at a sophisticated girlie magazine, a prospect that he finds appealing and Laura considers appalling.
Wednesday Night at the Movies: “Beau James” (1957) The personal life and political career of colorful James J. Walker, mayor of New York City during Prohibition. The film, based on Gene Fowler’s biography, includes commentary by Alistair Cooke and cameo appearances by Jimmy Durante, Jack Benny and George Jessel. (Two hours)
Things are looking pretty rosy at the Newport Arms–Ling has bagged a huge Chinese wedding reception for the hotel. Ling: Sammee Tong. Nora: Emmaline Henry. Timmy: Tim Rooney. Buddy: Brian Nash.
Grandpa Kwan ………….. Keye Luke
Seymour Kwan ………….. James Hong
9:30 CARA WILLIAMS (CBS)
Cara stumbles onto a hidden room at the office, where she finds a little old lady who is mistakenly listed in the files as an office machine. Cara: Cara Williams. Frank: Frank Aletter. Burkhardt: Paul Reed. Amelia Hofstetter: Una Merkel. Mary: Jeanne Arnold.
Postponed from an earlier date.
BURKE’S LAW–Mystery (ABC)
Burke’s in Epitath Flats, a Western ghost town, to investigate the death of coin collector Emerson Cartwheel.
10:00 DANNY KAYE–Variety (CBS)
Danny’s guests are actress Angela Lansbury and singer John Gary. In a sketch, Danny is Tom Collins, a piano player in a mildewy tropical bar owned by Anna the Piranha (Angela). Bartender: Harvey Korman. Earl Brown singers, Tony Charmoli dancers. Paul Weston conducts the orchestra. (55 min.)
10:30 NEWS SPECIAL (ABC)
Palo Alto County, Iowa, has voted for the winning Presidential candidate in every election in this country. Howard K. Smith visits the county to talk with voters and political leaders.
10:55 POLITICAL TALK–Rep. (CBS)
11:15 SUMMER OLYMPICS–Tokyo (NBC)
[SPECIAL] Scheduled: finals in the men’s 1500-meter run; men’s 1600-meter and 400-mete relay races.
TV Guide, October 17, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 42, Issue #603) [Western New England Edition]