The Colgate Comedy Hour

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Original run: 10 Sep 1950 – 25 Dec 1955

Country of origin: US

Genre: Celebrities, Comedy, Dance, Family, Music, Talent

Network: NBC US

Watched by: 9 of 676 141 0%

Total running time: 6 days 4 hours 21 minute

Episode duration: 43 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.5 of 10 424

MyShows rating: 2.25 of 5 4


The Colgate Comedy Hour was an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on NBC from 1950 to 1955. The show used notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest hosts and was scheduled against Ed Sullivan's Toast of the Town on CBS. Broadcast live Sunday evenings, the series featured many top names in vaudeville, theater, radio and film, and as well was the first starring vehicle for many performers turning to television. The Colgate Comedy Hour, a true variety show, offered music, burlesque, opera and night club comedy segments.

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