The Jack Benny Program

  • 1964
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Well...it only seems like Benny's beloved sketch series ran 39 years. Actually, it ran for 15, debuting in October 1950 on CBS and running until September 1965 (the last season was on NBC). Before TV, of course, the legendary Benny had been a radio fixture for almost 20 years and had made some movies. His secret? Magnificent timing. That's probably why (more…)

Premise

Well...it only seems like Benny's beloved sketch series ran 39 years. Actually, it ran for 15, debuting in October 1950 on CBS and running until September 1965 (the last season was on NBC). Before TV, of course, the legendary Benny had been a radio fixture for almost 20 years and had made some movies. His secret? Magnificent timing. That's probably why, as Carol Burnett once put it, `he was a timeless kind of funny.'

Guest Stars

Barber, Bus Driver, Carpenter, Manager, Policemen, Produce Man, Workman
Cabdriver, Carpenter, Painter, Radio Actor
Harlow, Harlow Wilson
Attorney, Howard, Sponsor
Mildred, Telephone operator
Harry, Tombstone
Process Server, Watson
Guire Sister, Waitress
Gladys, Waitress
Man on Tour, Stagehand
Mrs. Wilson
Chandu the Magician
Social Worker
Ballet Teacher
Diction Teacher
Recording Manager
Restaurant Owner
Autograph Hunter
Guire Sister
Mme. Le Blanc
Accompanist
Guire Sister
Orville Gifford