Pop singer Debby Boone, whose single "You Light Up My Life" was a #1 hit has won multiple Grammy Awards for her contributions to contemporary music and Christian albums. She began touring with her father, singer Pat Boone at the age of fourteen. Debby pursued a solo career after being encouraged by record company executive Mike Curb.
The series was filmed and financed by Desilu Productions, and aired on the CBS network from September 17, 1966 to March 30, 1973. The show was reprised in 1988 for two seasons on ABC, retaining only Graves in the cast.