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Bob Hope Show, The

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After a successful career in films and on radio, Bob Hope debuted on NBC television in Star Spangled Revue, starring in six programs that season.


In 1951, Hope appeared on The Chesterfield Sound Off Time on a
rotating basis, and during 1951-52, he made three appearances on The Colgate Comedy Hour.

Beginning on 12 October 1952, he appeared on a monthly basis in The Bob Hope Show – maintaining the same schedule until 1955.

The following year, The Chevy Show Starring Bob Hope aired shows that were filmed in Iceland, England and on 28 December 1956, “The Christmas Show” from Alaska.

In 1957 and 1958, he filmed shows in Morocco, Korea and Japan. On 5 April 1958, he presented a show that was filmed entirely in Moscow. On 16 January 1959, his Christmas tour of Berlin, Spain, Morocco and Naples Bay was televised.