The Dean Martin Show - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the The Dean Martin Variety Show (1. TV variety- comedy series that ran from 1. It was broadcast by NBC and hosted by entertainer Dean Martin. The theme song to the series was his 1. His terms were deliberately outrageous: he demanded a high salary and that he need only show up for the actual taping of the show.
To his surprise the network agreed. As daughter Deana Martin recalled after meeting the network and making his demands Martin returned home and announced to his family, . So now I have to do it.
His act was that of a drunken, work- shy playboy, although the ever- present old- fashioned glass in his hand often only had apple juice in it. The show was heavy on physical comedy rather than just quips (he made his weekly entrance by sliding down a fireman's pole onto the stage.) Martin read his dialogue directly from cue cards. If he flubbed a line or forgot a lyric, Martin would not do a retake, and the mistake. The same studio was used for Frank Sinatra's yearly TV specials in the late 1. Elvis Presley's 1. Studio 4 is currently one of two used in the production of the soap opera.
Days of Our Lives. Regular segments. He would join his weekly guests in song medleys, trading lyrics back and forth. Some of these duets were deliberately played for laughs. Martin often tried to make his pianist, Ken Lane, laugh hard enough to break his concentration.
The segment usually began with Martin leaping onto Lane's piano; in one episode the real piano was secretly replaced with a phony one. When Martin did his leap the entire faux- piano collapsed under his weight, all to the surprise and delight of the studio audience.
A knock on the . Most of the time, Martin did not know who the guest would be, to keep his reactions more spontaneous, according to Hale's book Backstage at the Dean Martin Show. A regular gag during one season was the . Invariably, it was the famous Frank Sinatra hit . Finally on one episode, Sinatra himself showed up to announce that he was the mystery singer. Martin dutifully handed over the prize. Occasionally it would be a musical sketch with Martin appearing as . A vintage record would then be heard, with Dean and his cronies mouthing the words and pantomiming outrageously for comic effect.
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One of the most highly rated of Martin's programs was a Christmas episode featuring only his and Frank Sinatra's family members: Martin's wife Jeanne with children Craig, Claudia, Gail, Deana, Dean Paul, Ricci and Gina along with Sinatra's three children, Tina, Nancy and Frank Jr. During the show's 8th season, the finale was a selection of songs from a popular MGM film musical. Clips from the film in question would be shown, with Martin and guests singing a medley from the films. Among those saluted were Easter Parade, Words and Music, Till the Clouds Roll By, and the 1. Show Boat. When the show was cancelled in 1. Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts was produced in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Hotel. This tradition was started during the final season of the variety show, and continued until 1.
Regulars and recurring guests. Leonard Barr, Guy Marks, Tom Bosley, Marian Mercer, Charles Nelson Reilly, and Rodney Dangerfield were also featured on multiple occasions, while bandleader Les Brown was a regular.
During the inaugural 1. The Krofft Puppets were seen regularly. Their stint, however, only lasted 8 episodes. Rowan and Martin hosted one of Dean Martin's summer series in 1.
Rowan and Martin's Laugh- In. From July to September 1. Martin's daughter Gail Martin, Vic Damone and Carol Lawrence. In 1. 96. 8, Martin's staff came up with a new format: a salute to the 1. Producer Greg Garrison recruited a dozen chorus girls, naming the group . The series, Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers, starred Frank Sinatra, Jr.
Lou Rawls and Gail Martin took over for Sinatra and Heatherton, and six- foot- six dancer Tommy Tune was featured. The Golddiggers also toured the nation's nightclubs as a live attraction. Some of the members grew tired of traveling and dropped out, to be replaced by other hopefuls. After the summer series ran its course, the Golddiggers were seen on Martin's own program, and four of them were used in another group, the Ding- a- Ling Sisters. Toward the end of the Thursday- night run, the summer series was devoted to European comedians.
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Marty Feldman was featured in Dean Martin's Comedy World, hosted by Jackie Cooper. Emmy Award Nominations. Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Foster Brooks (1. Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Ruth Buzzi (1. Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (1.
Outstanding Music and Lyrics Lee Hale (1. Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (1. Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (1.
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (1. Outstanding Music and Lyrics Lee Hale (1. Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (1.
Outstanding Writing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (1. Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Greg Garrison (1. Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Greg Garrison (1.
Golden Globe Award Wins. Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series Dean Martin (1. Golden Globe Award Nominations. Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series Dean Martin (1. Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series Dean Martin (1. Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series Dean Martin (1. From 2. 00. 3 until August 2.
The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the The Dean Martin Variety Show (1959-1960). After the summer series ran its course, the Golddiggers were seen on Martin's own program, and four of them were used in another group, the Ding-a-Ling Sisters. BROOKINGS – Though agriculture is the state’s No. 1 industry, some South Dakotans have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables, according to Tianna Beare, program manager of the Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition. Martin Symposium Thursday, March 19, will. Looking for Ethel Austin? PeekYou's people search has 45 people named Ethel Austin and you can find info, photos, links, family members and more. Ethel Austin goes into administration for fifth time - BBC News Image caption Ethel Austin first went into.
Best of The Dean Martin Variety Show collection was sold by direct marketing firm Guthy- Renker via infomercials and a website. In mid- 2. 00. 7, NBC Universal filed suit in U. S. District Court against several parties, including Guthy- Renker, claiming copyright infringement, forcing G- R to temporarily withdraw the DVDs from sale. Garrison died in 2. As a consequence, the Guthy- Renker website once again began selling the collection, and infomercials advertising it returned to the small screen. Total revenues from Dean Martin DVD sales have been rumored to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
The Martin shows have not been on television since their original telecasts. On February 3, 2. DVDs featuring footage from The Dean Martin Show would be released on May 2. Time- Life Video.
Unlike the earlier Guthy- Renker collection, which was marketed via mail order subscription, these new sets would be aimed largely at the retail sector. Entitled King of Cool: The Best of The Dean Martin Variety Show, the new collection would be made available in 1- and 6- disc configurations. Backstage at the Dean Martin Show. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2. ISBN 0- 8. 78. 33- 1.
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Bob Thompson Unit, Carpenter Ants and Ethel Caffie- Austin. Martin Luther King celebration on April 2. The West Virginia Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission and the West Virginia. Division of Culture and History have rescheduled the Martin Luther King gala. January due to bad weather for 7 p.
The free event will feature performances by rhythm and blues group The Carpenter. Ants, gospel singer Ethel Caffie- Austin, the Alderson Dance Ensemble, the Green. River Dance Theater, Fairmont singer Larissa Willett and the Bob Thompson Unit. For more information about the gala, call the Cultural Center at (3. The national Martin Luther King Day holiday was designated by the U.
S. It is observed on the third Monday in January, falling on or near King’s. Jan. The gala was rescheduled for April in remembrance of King. April 4, 1. 96. 8. The West Virginia Division of Culture and History, an agency of the West Virginia.
Department of Education and the Arts, brings together the state’s past. The Cultural Center is. West Virginia’s official showcase for the arts. Visit the Division’s.