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.
Monday, November 30th, 1964
7:30 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Karen: Emily Fluger and Karen are competing for the job of bass-drum player in the school band. Karen: Debbie Watson. Steve: Richard Denning. Mimi: Gina Gillespie. Janis: Bernadette Withers. Barbara: Mary La Roche. Peter: Teddy Quinn.
Emily Fluger …………… Beverly Washburn
Mr. Cunningham …………… S. John Launer
YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERT–Leonard Bernstein (CBS)
[SPECIAL] “Farewell to Nationalism” features works by Bedrick Smetana, Manuel de Falla and Charles Ives. See the Close-up opposite page. (60 min.)
[TV Guide Close-Up] YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERT
[SPECIAL] In this second of the season’s “Young People’s Concerts,” Leonard Bernstein takes a “fond look backward” to the 19th Century, when music had a distinctly national flavor.
“No way Out.” The Seaview, anchored off the Java coast, is awaiting a very important passenger–Anton Koslow, a defector to the Wet, who has information on the Red spy network. (60 min.)
8:00 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Harris Against the World: Alan invites movie star Press Diller to a quiet gathering at the Harris house, but when the word gets out the guest list begins to grow. Alan: Jack Klugman. Kate: Patricia Barry. Cliff: Guy Raymond. Dee Dee: Claire Wilcox. Press Diller: Peter Mann.
8:30 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Tom, Dick and Mary: Dick is producing the annual hospital variety show and Dr. Krevoy is worried what may happen to Valley General’s “image.” Dick: Steve Franken. Mary: Joyce Bulifant. Tom: Don Galloway. Krevoy: John Hoyt
ANDY GRIFFITH–Comedy (CBS)
Andy wants Aunt Bee to try out for the lead role of Lady Mayberry in the town’s centennial parade..
NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS–Comedy (ABC)
“The $100,000 Canteen” belongs to Will–jewel thieves have hidden stolen diamonds in his canteen. Will: Sammy Jackson. King: Harry Hickox.
Walter …………… Glenn Cannon
Leonard …………… Victor French
9:00 LUCILLE BALL (CBS)
Lucy’s sure that having a maid would be a saving–even if she has to go to work to afford one.
ANDY WILLIAMS–Variety (NBC)
[COLOR] Julie Andrews and comedian Bill Cosby are the guests. Andy shows film clips from “The Americanization of Emily,” which co-stars Julie. In return, she tries to make a proper Britisher out of Andy. Osmond Brothers, Nick Castle dancers, Dave Grusin orchestra. (60 min.)
WENDY AND ME–Comedy (ABC)
Wendy’s latest house guest is the daughter of Jeff’s boss, and she’s a teen-ager afflicted with a bad case of puppy love. Landlord: George Burns. Wendy: Connie Stevens. Jeff: Ron Harper. Danny: James Callahan. Norton: Bartlett Robinson.
Betty Norton …………… Ilana Dowling
Walter Hopkins …………… Donald Losby
9:30 MANY HAPPY RETURNS–Comedy (CBS)
Walter is instructed to beat the competition to the draw by landing the Matsui camera line for Krockmeyer’s. Walter: John McGiver. Sharp: Russell Collins. Mr. Krockmeyer: Cyril Delevanti.
Ito Matsui …………… Lloyd Kino
Roy Matsui …………… Bob Kino
BING CROSBY (ABC)
“Genius at Work.” Bing and Ellie order their brilliant, but chronically messy, daughter Janice to shape up–a world-famous mathematician is coming for a stay. Songs: “I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues” and “John Peel.” Ellie: Beverly Garland. Janice: Diane Sherry. Prof. Zdueramott: Thomas Gomez.
Postponed from an earlier date.
10:00 HALLMARK HALL OF FAME–Documentary (NBC)
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] “The Other World of Winston Churchill.” For details, see the Close-up, page A-31. (60 min.)
Alfred Hitchcock is pre-empted.
[TV Guide Close-Up] HALL OF FAME
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] On the occasion of his 90th birthday, “Hall of Fame” honors Sir Winston Churchill with a detailed study of his life as an amateur painter. Based on Churchill’s book “painting as a Pastime.” the program traces Churchill’s nearly 50 years of artistic effort. Included are films of his paintings and the environments that inspired them.
SLATTERY’S PEOPLE–Drama (CBS)
“Question: Do the Ignorant Sleep in Pure White Beds?” Teacher Tom Mulgay’s classes in sex education are well-meant, but they land him–and Slattery’s proposed sex-education bill–in deep trouble. Script by Anthony Lawrence. Slattery: Richard Crenna. Speaker Metcaff: Tol Avery. (60 min.)
Susan Breland …………… Lori Martin
Tom Mulgay …………… Charles Aidman
Edward Breland …………… Andrew Duggan
Evelyn Breland …………… Peggy McCay
BEN CASEY–Drama (ABC)
“Kill the Dream but Spare the Dreamer.” On temporary duty at a veterans’ hospital, Casey clashes with the head of neurosurgery, who devotes more energy to boosting patients’ morale than to surgery. Script by Lionel E. Siegel. (60 min.)
TV Guide, November 28, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 48, Issue #609) [Western New England Edition] *Read my review of this issue*