Steve Allen


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked over the years - Steve Allen
00:37

Alan Alda

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Alan Alda on his adoration for comedian Steve Allen and recollects the spontaneity of the "Man in the Street" routines on Steve Allen's Tonight Show
04:19

Charlie Andrews

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Charlie Andrews on leaving Arthur Godfrey to work for Steve Allen
00:50

Shelley Berman

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Shelley Berman on writing for Steve Allen's Tonight show; on his first appearance on the show and realizing he was a comedian

Al Borden

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Al Borden on working with Steve Allen and Jack Paar
02:01

George Carlin

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George Carlin on how his dramatically changed act from mainstream to counterculture voice happened on television on such shows as Steve Allen's Tonight Show, and how Steve encouraged him

Tony Charmoli

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Tony Charmoli on appearing on The Tonight Show with Steve Allen
03:55

David Chase

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David Chase on a memorable encounter with Steve Allen on the picket line for the Writers Guild of America strike in 1974 - Milton Berle had been Allen's babysitter

Ron Clark

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Ron Clark on writing for The Steve Allen Comedy Hour
01:01

Lewis Black with Emerson College

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Lewis Black on The Steve Allen Show's influence, and on Henry Morgan
03:02

Jack Riley with Emerson College

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Jack Riley on Steve Allen
01:11

Bill Dana with Emerson College

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Bill Dana on writing and performing on The Steve Allen Show
20:01

Tim Conway

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Tim Conway on Rose Marie liking his first television effort and showing Conway's work to Steve Allen
02:21
Tim Conway and Harvey Korman on The Steve Allen Show
00:40

Richard Coogan

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Richard Coogan on missing out on his big break with Steve Allen, while friends Don Knotts and Louis Nye got hired
23:45

Warren Cowan

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Publicist Warren Cowan on representing Steve Allen, who was hosting a late-night radio show, and bringing him more celebrity interviews
01:13

Bill Daily

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Bill Daily on "The puppet that wouldn't talk" sketch and impressing Steve Allen
02:32
Bill Daily on writing promos for Steve Allen and one of the greatest moments of his life
02:04
Bill Daily on working for Steve Allen
00:51

Bill Dana

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Bill Dana on working with Steve Allen
05:44

Elias Davis

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Elias Davis and David Pollock on going to write for The Steve Allen Show
06:53
Elias Davis and David Pollock on becoming showrunners for The Steve Allen Show
05:22

Madelyn Pugh Davis

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Bob Carroll, Jr. & Madelyn Pugh Davis on writing for Steve Allen's radio show, It's a Great Life
01:12

Milton Delugg

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Milton Delugg on the genesis of The Tonight Show with host Steve Allen; on getting called to be the conductor on the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02:41

Sam Denoff

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Steve Allen Show on ABC in 1961
06:44
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Bill Persky and Steve Allen on the set of The Steve Allen Show
00:13

Phyllis Diller

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Phyllis Diller on Steve Allen
01:05

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on differences between Steve Allen and Jack Paar on The Tonight Show
00:44

Pat Harrington, Jr. with Emerson College

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Pat Harrington, Jr. on working with Steve Allen
01:51

June Foray

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June Foray on working on Smile Time with Steve Allen on radio
02:14

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on working during the beginnings of television on The Tonight Show with Steve Allen
01:25

Dwight Hemion

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Dwight Hemion on his early impressions of Steve Allen as host of Tonight and on directing Tonight
04:02

Skitch Henderson

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Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on becoming the musical director of Tonight, and on working with Steve Allen on Tonight
06:35
Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on a typical day putting together Tonight in the '50s when Steve Allen was host
04:40
Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on the popularity of Steve Allen's Tonight, and on network interference or censorship with the show
05:28
Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on Steve Allen's man on the street segments on Tonight
03:38

Don Knotts

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Don Knotts on Steve Allen
01:34

Bernie Kopell

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Bernie Kopell on appearing on The Steve Allen Show
10:37

Harvey Korman

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Harvey Korman on working on The Steve Allen Comedy Hour
02:01
Tim Conway and Harvey Korman on The Steve Allen Show
00:40

Jayne Meadows

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Jayne Meadows on getting a job as a panelist on I've Got a Secret and meeting Steve Allen
06:36
Jayne Meadows on appearing on her husband's show, The Steve Allen Comedy Hour
04:21
Jayne Meadows on appearing on the General Electric Theater episode "The Man Who Thought For Himself"
05:24
Jayne Meadows on working with her husband Steve Allen
04:22
Jayne Meadows on starring in her husband's acclaimed PBS series Meeting of Minds
06:14
Jayne Meadows on playing different historical characters on the series Meeting of Minds
09:07
Jayne Meadows on guest-starring with her husband Steve Allen on St. Elsewhere
01:56
Jayne Meadows on the physical qualities of her husband Steve Allen
02:15

Bill Persky

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Bill Persky on working with Steve Allen

David Pollock

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Elias Davis and David Pollock on going to write for The Steve Allen Show
06:53
Elias Davis and David Pollock on becoming showrunners for The Steve Allen Show
05:22

Dick Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their early TV appearances
02:46

Tom Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their early TV appearances
02:46

Ben Starr

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Ben Starr on casting Steve Allen on the television pilot of "First Nighter"
01:56

Johnny Stearns

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Mary Kay and Johnny Stearns on Johnny producing the local version of The Steve Allen Show
03:28

Mary Kay Stearns

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Mary Kay and Johnny Stearns on Johnny producing the local version of The Steve Allen Show
03:28

Leonard Stern

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Leonard Stern on his relationship with Steve Allen when he came on board as head writer of The Steve Allen Show (Sunday show)

Andy Williams

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Andy Williams on working with Steve Allen
01:08

Jonathan Winters

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Jonathan Winters on working with Steve Allen on The Tonight Show with Steve Allen and his team: Louis Nye, Tom Poston, Pat Harrington
02:38

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