SHOW GETS NEW HOST ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Jack Paar was asked by NBC to succeed Steve Allen as host of The Tonight Show,
when Allen left the show for prime time. Paar hosted the program until March 30,
1962.

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From left: Host Jack Paar, announcer Hugh Downs, and band leader Jose
Melis celebrate a three year old Tonight Show in 1960

    

  
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