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Texaco Star Theater is an American comedy-variety show, broadcast on radio from 1938 to 1949 and telecast from 1948 to 1956. It was one of the first successful examples of American television broadcasting, remembered as the show that gave Milton Berle the nickname "Mr. Television".

The classic 1940–44 version of the program, hosted by radio's Fred Allen, was followed by a radio series on ABC in the spring of 1948. When Texaco first took it to television on NBC on June 8, 1948, the show had a huge cultural impact.

Series Cast

  1. Arnold Stang

    Arnold Stang

    3 Episodes

  2. Milton Berle

    Milton Berle

    Host

    3 Episodes

  3. Carol Burnett

    Carol Burnett

    3 Episodes

  4. Red Skelton

    Red Skelton

    Clem Kadiddlehopper

    3 Episodes

  5. Bobby Rydell

    Bobby Rydell

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 8

1956 | 1 Episode

Season 8 of Texaco Star Theater premiered on February 21, 1956.

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Texaco Star Theater

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Status Ended

Network

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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

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