The Merv Griffin Show

  • 1972
  • TV Show
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Emmy-nominated fare from the showbiz giant (and former band singer) with the mild persona, who, though unable to knock Johnny Carson off his late-night throne when he went to CBS in '69, made a fortune developing `Jeopardy!' and `Wheel of Fortune.' His own talk shows (he had several) were better than most, and Griffin often had interesting guests willin (more…)

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The Biz: Revisiting The Merv Griffin Show

Merv Griffin died in 2007, but he lives on in TV history thanks to having created the remarkably durable game shows Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. He even composed the iconic Jeopardy theme song. But for baby boomers, Griffin will always be remembere… Read more

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Episode 38 Season 1, Episode 38 Nov 5, 1985 Subscription

This compilation episode features guests Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty, Jerry Seinfeld, and Jay Leno.

Episode 37 Season 1, Episode 37 Oct 10, 1985 Subscription

This compilation episode features guests Orson Welles, Barbara Leaming, and Alec Baldwin.

Episode 36 Season 1, Episode 36 Sep 27, 1983 Subscription

This compilation episode features guests President Ronald Regan and First Lady Nancy Regan.

Episode 35 Season 1, Episode 35 Dec 22, 1982 Subscription

This compilation episode features guests Laurence Olivier, The Muppets, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and Dabney Coleman.

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The Merv Griffin Show
The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Gri (more…)
The Merv Griffin Show
The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Gri (more…)
The Merv Griffin Show
The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Gri (more…)
The Merv Griffin Show
The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Gri (more…)

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  • Premise: Emmy-nominated fare from the showbiz giant (and former band singer) with the mild persona, who, though unable to knock Johnny Carson off his late-night throne when he went to CBS in '69, made a fortune developing `Jeopardy!' and `Wheel of Fortune.' His own… (more)

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