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Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Jerry Lewis (March 16, 1926-August 20, 2017)

American actor, comedian, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio, as well as the MDA telethon, Jerry Lewis, born Jerome Levitch has died at the age of 91.

Here's a promo for the extremely short-lived Jerry Lewis Show on WFLD Channel 32. This episode featured Mel Torme and Dabney Coleman.

Ending voiceover by Jim Barton.

This promo aired on Wednesday, June 27, 1984.

WFLD Channel 32 - The Jerry Lewis Show - "Mel Torme" (Promo, 1984)

Here's a promo for the extremely short-lived Jerry Lewis Show on WFLD Channel 32. This episode featured Mel Torme and Dabney Coleman.

Ending voiceover by Jim Barton.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, June 27th 1984.

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When I think of Mel Torme, I think of Night Court.
Comment posted by LaPrincess on Sunday, June 28th 2009 at 11:12pm.

A loud, abrasive, down-on-their-luck comedian who previously had some minor success in late night by subbing for Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show" decides to strike out on their own with a solo effort on a motley crew of local stations trying to become a network...and it fails miserably. You'd think someone would have been paying attention, but then two years later...
Comment posted by TVsTim on Monday, June 29th 2009 at 1:10am.

Actually, this was the second time for Mr. Lewis in the talk realm. Anyone remember his flop 1963 two-hour Saturday night talk/variety show on ABC (which failed so miserably, that the network then started "The Hollywood Palace" to recoup the cost of purchasing the theatre where Jerry's misbegotten show had been based; "Palace" lasted until 1970).

And that's not counting his 1967-69 NBC comedy/variety series, which was forever in the shadow of his erstwhile partner Dean Martin's hugely successful Thursday night variety hour.

But the font used for the show title and time was Advertisers Gothic.

Comment posted by W.B. on Monday, June 29th 2009 at 10:55am.

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