‘’THE ALAN YOUNG SHOW’’ FIRST AIRED ON THIS DATE IN 1944

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The Alan Young Show
was a 30 minute situation comedy that ran from
June 28, 1944 thru 1949.The series began on NBC Radio as a summer
replacement starring Alan Young and vocalist Bea Wain (above). It then
moved to ABC Radio with Jean Gillespie portraying Young’s girlfriend
Betty. The program was next broadcast by NBC for a 1946-47 run and
was off in 1948. When it returned to NBC in 1949, Louise Erickson
played Betty and Jim Backus was heard as snobbish playboy Hubert
Updike III.

 

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Louise Erickson with Richard Crenna

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Jim Backus

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2 Responses to “‘’THE ALAN YOUNG SHOW’’ FIRST AIRED ON THIS DATE IN 1944”

  1. JOE COOK says:

    OH MAGOO! YOU’VE DONE IT AGAIN !

  2. JOE COOK says:

    WOOPS ! I ALMOST FORGOT…..WILLLLLBER ! !

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