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, November 11th, 1964
7:30 CBS REPORTS (CBS)
“The U.S. and the Two Chinas,” an examination of Communist and Nationalist Chinese relations with the West. Exclusive films, recently taken on the Chinese mainland, focus on advances in farming and industry. In filmed interviews, world leaders comment on the issues of Red China’s admission to the UN and her recent detonation of an A bomb. Among those interviewed: Prime Minister Harold Wilson (England), Prime Minister Shastri (India), former premiere Edgar Faure (France), President and Mme. Chiang kai-shek (Nationalist China), Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta (Kenya), and former U.S. representative Walter Judd (R., Minn.) (60 min.)
[COLOR] “The Girl from Yesterday” is Steve’s old girl friend Jane Carlyle, whom Marshall Cass suspects is now tied in with an outlaw gang. (90 min.)
OZZIE AND HARRIET–Comedy (ABC)
The dean of men wants Rick and his fraternity brothers to take part in a practical joke.
8:00 PATTY DUKE (ABC)
“Patty and the Peace Corps.” Lying about her age, Patty applies for the peace corps–and receives a letter assigning her to Africa.
8:30 BEVERLY HILLBILLIES (CBS)
Jed’s attempts to break up a battle royal between Granny and Mrs. Drysdale bring him nothing but trouble.
Postponed from an earlier date.
Guests: Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas (“I Call Your Name,” “Tennessee Waltz”); Bobby Sherman (“Something Tells Me”); the Apollas (“Swing Down, Sweet Chariot”); Hank Williams Jr. (“Endless Sleep”); Orriel Smith (“Black Is the Color”); Ruff Titleman, the Wellingtons, Jody Miller (“I Can’t Believe What you Say”); and Willy Nelson (“The Girl Can’t Help It”). Host: Jim O’Neill.
9:00 DICK VAN DYKE (CBS)
In the conclusion of a two-part story, “The Alan Brady Show Goes to Jail”–to entertain the convicts. In their variety show, Buddy does a comedy monolog, Sally sings “In Them Old Cotton Fields Back Home,” and Rob and Laura sing “I’ve Got Your Number” and dance to “Sweet Sue.”
Wednesday Night at the Movies: “The Sad Sack.” (1957) George Baker’s famous World War II cartoon misfit encounters a Wac psychiatrist who is determined to make him shape up. (Two hours)
MICKEY ROONEY (ABC)
Mickey feels it’s time his free-loading brother-in-law Bobby went to work, so he gets him a job at Mr. Swidler’s gas station. Bobby: Bobby Van. Swidler: Alan Reed. Sammy: Sammee Tong. Nora: Emmaline Henry. Buddy: Brian Nash.
9:30 CARA WILLIAMS (CBS)
With a top-secret business meeting scheduled, an unsuspecting Burkhardt is really bugged–industrial spies have hidden a miniature microphone in his glasses. Frank: Frank Aletter. Burkhardt: Paul Reed. Mary: Jeanne Arnold.
BURKE’S LAW–Mystery (ABC)
Out to kill Nicholas Amenor, the richest man in the world, an assassin with an air gun misses his target and shoots down Amenor’s bookkeeper instead. (60 min.)
10:00 DANNY KAYE–Variety (CBS)
Danny’s guests are Howard Morris and Shari Lewis, accompanied by her hand puppet Lamb Chop. Sketches: Danny and Howard portray Italian street singers; and, in “Dr. Yes,” Danny is agent James Blond, Harvey Korman is a British intelligence operative and Howard is the sinister doctor. (60 min.)
10:30 ABC SCOPE (ABC)
[DEBUT] This series focuses on events, trends and personalities prominent in the week’s news. Tonight: “Pain Is My Enemy,” a documentary about the work of Dr. Gaine Cannon, an American physician who has spent many years caring for patients in the isolated mountain community of Balsam Grove, N.C.
Posponed [sic] from an earlier date.
TV Guide, November 7th, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 45, Issue #606) [Western New England Edition]