The Mike Douglas Show
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The Mike Douglas Show

Genres:
Comedy | Music | Talk-Show
IMDB rate:
7.1
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Filming Locations: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Mike Douglas
Himself - Host (759 episodes, 1961-1981)
Ellie Frankel
Themselves - Trio / ... (507 episodes, 1961-1968)
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Trivia
Broadcast for many years from Philadelphia PA. The studios were at KYW TV at 5th and Market near Independence Hall. Moved in 1976 to Los Angeles.
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The show started 1961 in Cleveland, when Westinghouse owned Channel 3 and called it KYW. When Westinghouse won a court case against NBC in 1965, they opted to own Philadelphia's Channel 3, taking "KYW" call letters and The Mike Douglas Show with them. New studios for the show were on Walnut Street, but moved to KYW headquarters at 5th and Market Streets near Independence Hall. Moved in 1978 to Los Angeles.
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Was the first talk show appearance for Jay Leno. He was 21 years old.
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