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The David Susskind Show is an American television talk show hosted by David Susskind. The program began its existence in 1958 as Open End, and was broadcast by WNTA-TV in New York City. The title referred to the fact that the program continued until Susskind or his guests were too tired to continue late on a Sunday night.

Series Cast

  1. David Susskind as Self - Host

    David Susskind

    Self - Host

    50 Episodes

  2. Ernie Kovacs as Self

    Ernie Kovacs


    2 Episodes

  3. Jackie Gleason as Self

    Jackie Gleason


    2 Episodes

  4. Norman Mailer as Self

    Norman Mailer


    2 Episodes

  5. Truman Capote as Self

    Truman Capote


    1 Episode

  6. Peter Glenville


    1 Episode

  7. Lorraine Hansberry as Self

    Lorraine Hansberry


    1 Episode

  8. Arthur Laurents as Self

    Arthur Laurents


    1 Episode

  9. Lloyd Richards


    1 Episode

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Season 1

1959 | 50 Episodes

Season 1 of The David Susskind Show premiered on January 18, 1959.

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The David Susskind Show
The David Susskind Show


Status Canceled


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Type Talk Show

Original Language English


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