TV SHOW PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1950

gene autry show

gene autry

The Gene Autry Show is a western/ cowboy television series which aired for
91 episodes on CBS from July 23, 1950 until August 7, 1956, originally
sponsored by Wrigley’s Doublemint  chewing gum. The series ran for 5
seasons. The first 4 were in black and white, and the final season, 13
episodes, was in color. Color was experimented with in two or three
episodes of the first season. The theme song Back In the Saddle
Again was written by Autry and Ray Whitley and sung by Gene
Autry. The Gene Autry Show had a 26 episode prime-time spin-
off called The Adventures of Champion from 1955 to 1956.

 

 

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