Bachelor Father (1957)

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Bachelor Father is an American sitcom starring John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, and Sammee Tong. The series first premiered on CBS in September 1957 before moving to NBC for the third season in 1959. The series' fifth and final season aired on ABC from 1961 to 1962. A total of 157 episodes were aired. The series was based on "A New Girl in His Life", which aired on General Electric Theater on May 26, 1957.

Bachelor Father is the only primetime series ever to run in consecutive years on the three major televisions networks.

Series Cast

  1. John Forsythe as Bentley Gregg

    John Forsythe

    Bentley Gregg

    157 Episodes

  2. Sammee Tong

    Peter Tong

    157 Episodes

  3. Noreen Corcoran as Noreen Corcoran

    Noreen Corcoran

    Noreen Corcoran

    157 Episodes

  4. Evelyn Scott as

    Evelyn Scott

    60 Episodes

  5. Ian Carmichael as

    Ian Carmichael

    60 Episodes

  6. Sue Ane Langdon as Kitty Marsh

    Sue Ane Langdon

    Kitty Marsh

    16 Episodes

  7. Cindy Carol as Karen

    Cindy Carol


    2 Episodes

  8. Jana Lund as Gladys and Lorraine

    Jana Lund

    Gladys, Lorraine

    2 Episodes

  9. Jimmy Boyd as

    Jimmy Boyd

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 5

1961 | 40 Episodes

Season 5 of Bachelor Father premiered on September 21, 1961.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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