Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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About

In 1949 and 1950, Kay Kyser’s College of Musical Knowledge aired on NBC-TV. In addition to Kyser, the TV show featured Ish Kabibble and vocalists Mike Douglas, Sue Bennett and Liza Palmer, plus The Honeydreamers vocal group and the dance team of Diane Sinclair and Ken Spaulding. Ben Grauer was the announcer during the first season. Always the businessman, Kyser reunited his band especially for this series and just as quickly disbanded it when the show ended.

 

Who talked about this show

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on how he got his name
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Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on directing Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge along with Buzz Kulik
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Perry Lafferty on the writing staff of Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge and other early shows he worked on
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