Star Search


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From Wikipedia

Star Search is a television show that was produced from 1983 to 1995, hosted by Ed McMahon, and created by Al Masini. A relaunch was produced in 2002 - 2004. The show was originally filmed at the old Earl Carroll Theatre at 6230 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood and later at the Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida.

Created by April Masini

Written by

Sam Riddle

Al Masini

Phil Kellard

Tom Shatz

Jerrod Cardwell

Scott C. Voss

Directed by

Tony Charmoli

Tim Kiley

Greg V. Fera

Presented by

Ed McMahon (1983-1995)

Arsenio Hall (2003-2004)

Starring

Ed McMahon (1983-1995)

Sam Riddle

Beverly Leech

Kevin Alexander Shea

Arsenio Hall (2003-2004)

 

Production

Producer(s) Sam Riddle

Running time 60 minutes

Production company(s)

Bob Banner Associates (1983-1988)

Metromedia Television (1983-1986)

Television Program Enterprises (1986-1994)

Rysher Entertainment (1994-1995)

2929 Productions (2002-2004)

A.Gold.er Productions (2003-2004)

CBS Productions (2003-2004)

Broadcast

Original channel Syndication (1983-1995)

CBS (2003-2004)

 

Original run May 1983 (1983-17)-May 20, 1995 (1995-05-20) (first run)

January 2003 (2003-01) – April 2004 (2004-04) (second run)

Who talked about this show

Bob Banner

View Interview
Bob Banner on producing Star Search
02:55

Brad Garrett

View Interview
Brad Garrett on appearing on Star Search
01:32
Brad Garrett on promoting 'Til Death on American Idol and being reminded of his Star Search days
01:13

Ed McMahon

View Interview
Ed McMahon on hosting Star Search
04:58
Ed McMahon on Ray Romano on Star Search, and other now-famous winners
03:12

John Shaffner

View Interview
John Shaffner on set design for Star Search
08:01
John Shaffner on set design for Star Search
08:01

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