CBS gave the group a television variety show (entitled Tony Orlando and Dawn) from the summer of 1974, after The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour ended its run, until December 1976. The show was in the same vein as its predecessor (with sketches featuring sarcastic back-and-forth banter between Orlando, Hopkins and Vincent, similar to the sarcastic dialogue between Sonny and Cher) and became a Top 20 hit.

They are most famous for "Tie a Yellow Ribbon" &  "Knock Three Times"!

Series Cast

  1. Tony Orlando

    Tony Orlando

    54 Episodes

  2. Telma Hopkins

    Telma Hopkins

    54 Episodes

  3. Joyce Vincent Wilson

    54 Episodes

  4. Alice Nunn

    54 Episodes

  5. George Carlin

    George Carlin

    54 Episodes

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Season 3

1976 | 10 Episodes

Season 3 of Tony Orlando and Dawn premiered on September 21, 1976.

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Tony Orlando and Dawn


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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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