JOEY BISHOP ~ FEBRUARY 3, 1918–OCTOBER 17, 2007

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Bishop began his career as part of a standup comedy act with his elder brother,
Maury. He guest-hosted on television’s Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 
and frequently appeared on Steve Allen’s and Jack Paar’s previous versions
of The Tonight Show, both on NBC.

Joey starred in a sit-com titled The Joey Bishop Show, that ran for four seasons,
first  on NBC and later on CBS. He later hosted a talk show also titled The Joe
Bishop Show
on ABC (below) as competition to Carson’s Tonight Show. It ran
for two years. His sidekick was then-newcomer Regis Philbin. 
 
Joey bishop show   
            From left to right, Regis Philbin, Peter Marshall and Joey Bishop

   JOEY LAST

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