Television Specials: 3,201 Entertainment Spectaculars, 1939 Through 1993

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In 1954 NBC President Pat Weaver introduced "spectaculars" -- lavish entertainment shows designed to bring a new dimension to television. Though special programs had been around since 1939, Weaver's effort heralded a new age, with programs ranging from variety shows with big name hosts (Judy Garland, Cher, Perry Como, Bob Hope, for instance) through animated holiday specials and outstanding dramas to acclaimed children's programming. This is the guide to 3,197 entertainment specials, 1939 to 1993, that were broadcast on ...

Television Specials: 3,201 Entertainment Spectaculars, 1939 Through 1993 2007, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786437733

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Television Specials: 3,201 Entertainment Spectaculars, 1939 Through 1993 1995, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780899509662

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