The Eddy Arnold Show had its longest run on ABC-TV from April 26 to September
26, 1956 as a half-hour series. The live program aired from 8–8:30 p.m. ET on Thursdays as a summer replacement for Life is Worth Living, then on June 20
moved to 9:30–10 p.m. on Wednesdays. This show featured a regular cast of
guitarist Chet Atkins, Garland, Wiggins and the instrumental Paul Mitchell (piano)
Quartet. The program originated from the Jewell Theatre in Springfield, Missouri
before an audience of about 500.