NOTE: TV Guide 365 posts for the past two days were not published as scheduled. They will be published as soon as possible.
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.
Friday, November 13th, 1964
7:30 RAWHIDE–Western (CBS)
“Damon’s Road,” first of a two-part comedy drama. Railroad boss Jonathan Damon has a problem–he has to get more track laid but his crew walked off the job because they haven’t been paid. Damon decides to get Favor’s drovers to do the job, by hook or by crook. Script by Richard Carr and Robert Lewin. (60 min.)
INTERNATIONAL SHOWTIME–Circus (NBC)
The “Colorful Carpathian Circus,” taped in Budapest, includes the Hergotti aerialists; the Dunais’ juggling equestrians; the acrobatic Sylvings; Flick, a comedy contortionist; the Eotvos musical clowns; and Eva Szoke, tamer of wild beasts. Don Ameche is the host. (60 min.)
JONNY QUEST (ABC)
[COLOR] “Double Danger.” Evil Dr. Zin tries to steal the formula for a giant tranquilizing pill which could immobilize whole cities.
8:00 FARMER’S DAUGHTER–Comedy (ABC)
“Big Sultan, Little Sultan.” Agatha is romanced by the Sultan of Nurak, who’s negotiating Government business with Glen.
8:30 ENTERTAINERS (CBS)
Sketches: Bob Newhart appears as Sir Walter Raleigh; and “No Tipping” features Don De Luise. Caterina Valente, John Davidson, Tessie O’Shea, Don Crichton, Lee Hale singers, Flatt dancers, Harry Zimmerman orchestra. (60 min.)
DANNY THOMAS–Variety (NBC)
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] Danny’s guests for his first variety special of the season (he’ll do five) are Dick Van Dyke, Juliet Prowse, singer Piccola Pupa and Semina De Laurentis, a 15-year-old talent-contest winner. In a sketch, the loose-limbed Van Dyke mimes the effect of the annual office party on one “Uncle Henry.” Danny introduces Juliet’s interpretive dances by doing a little drum-beating himself. Frank DeVol conducts. (60 min.)
ADDAMS FAMILY–Comedy (ABC)
Morticia and Gomez are entranced because newlyweds have moved in next door. The new neighbors, however, are horrified by the Addams family.
9:00 VALENTINE’S DAY–Comedy (ABC)
“Yen Ku Horowitz.” Rocky’s fallen for an almond-eyed hat-check girl, but she doesn’t want to get married until she makes the grade in show biz. Val: Tony Franciosa. Rocky: Jack Soo. Yen: Aki Hara. Mamie Van Doren: herself.
9:30 GOMER PYLE, USMC (CBS)
Saloon proprietress Hannah is quite adept at judo, and Sergeant Carter thinks it would be good fun to have unsuspecting Gomer try to steal a kiss from her.
JACK BENNY–Comedy (NBC)
The wives of David Janssen, Steve McQueen and Andy Williams are guests. In a sketch, Rochester tells why Jack never refuses to buy a raffle ticket.
12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama (ABC)
“The Hours Before Dawn.” During a bombing, Savage takes shelter in the home of a cynical Englishwoman who cares nothing about the war–and both of them end up as the prisoners of a downed German flier. Script by Donald S. Sanford. (60 min.)
MISS TEENAGE AMERICA PAGEANT–Dallas (CBS)
[SPECIAL] One of 50 girls, aged 13 to 17, will be crowned Miss Teenage America 1965 tonight in Dallas. Bud “To Tell the Truth” Collyer is the emcee. Abigail “Dear Abby” Van Burne, actor Gary Merrill and baseball star Mickey Mantle are among the judges. Five finalists improvise a dramatic scene with TV hosts Allen “Password” Ludden and comedienne Betty White. (Live; 90 min.)
10:00 JACK PAAR (NBC)
[COLOR] Singer Nat King Cole, comedian Joe E. Lewis and teen-age actress Tippy Walker are Jack’s guests. Miss Walker cahts with Paar about her favorite entertainers; Lewis jokes about himself; and Cole offers “On the Street Where You Live,” [“]I Don’t Want to See Tomorrow” and “Hello, Dolly!” (60 min.)
TV Guide, November 7th, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 45, Issue #606) [Western New England Edition]