Here's Edie

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  • 1962
  • 1 Season
  • 6.5  (17)

Here's Edie is a TV variety show from the 1960s hosted by the talented Edie Adams. It premiered in 1962 and ran for one season on ABC network. The show featured a mix of comedy skits, musical performances, and celebrity guests. Edie Adams, the star of the show, was a renowned actress, comedian, and singer who made a name for herself on both TV and Broadway.

The show was produced by Leonard Stern and directed by Reginald Denham. Edie Adams was not only the host but also played several characters in comedy sketches. Her impressions of famous celebrities like Barbra Streisand, Julie Andrews, and Marilyn Monroe were a highlight of the show. Edie's co-stars included comedy legends like Harvey Korman and Carl Reiner.

The musical performances on the show ranged from big Broadway numbers to catchy pop tunes. Edie was known for her amazing singing voice, and she often belted out classic jazz standards with her band. One segment of the show called "Sing-a-long with Edie" allowed the audience at home to sing along with Edie and her guests.

Throughout the season, Here's Edie invited some of the biggest names in show business to join the fun. Guests included legendary actors like Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, and Bob Hope. The show was known for its quick-witted banter, hilarious sketches, and star-studded musical numbers that kept audiences entertained week after week.

Despite its short run, Here's Edie was a hit with audiences and critics alike. It earned Adams a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series. Adams went on to have a successful career in the entertainment industry, appearing in TV shows, movies, and stage productions.

In addition to the TV show, Here's Edie was released as a feature film in 1963. The film version included some of the best sketches and performances from the series as well as newly filmed musical numbers. It was released by Paramount Pictures and served as a great way for fans to relive some of their favorite moments from the show.

Today, Here's Edie is remembered as a classic variety show from the '60s that showcased the immense talent of Edie Adams. Her captivating performances and quick wit made her a beloved figure in entertainment, and her influence can still be felt in the world of comedy and music. Fans of classic TV and comedy will appreciate the humor and charm of Here's Edie, and its place in the history of American entertainment.

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Seasons
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
March 18, 1964
The Beatles made their debut on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, a few weeks before this episode was written and taped, making Mathis's performances even more of interest.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
March 5, 1964
Regulars Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill continue to provide some of the better comedy bits in the show. John Raitt's baritone voice and Charlie Byrd's blend of classical, bossa and jazz fill out the musical landscape of the episode.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
February 20, 1964
Big Band is once again the show's centerpiece, with Woody Herman and His Band doing a solid 12-minute set.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
February 6, 1964
This episode is a showcase for its singular guest performer, Mr. Mack the Knife himself, Bobby Darin.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
January 16, 1964
Guests in this episode include Terry-Thomas and Spike Jones.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
January 2, 1964
Guests in this episode include Pete Fountain, Cliff Norton; plus Don Chastain, and Peter Hanley.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
December 19, 1963
The flavor of Rowan & Martin's club act is in full play in their segment with the orchestra, as is their chemistry in the closing bit with Edie and Andre Previn.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
December 5, 1963
Sammy Davis Jr.'s musical numbers are only topped, perhaps, by a tour-de-force performance set on the television soundstage. Not playing to the studio audience, Sammy kibitzes with Edie, impersonating Cagney, Widmark, and Brando.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
November 21, 1963
Highlights of this episode are the musical performances of Lauritz Melchior, Count Basie and John Hendricks. The numbers where Edie and Don Chastain join Hendricks for arrangements originally done by the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross are a knockout.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
November 7, 1963
Guests in this episode include Allan Sherman, The United Nations Children's Choir; plus regulars George Furth, Don Chastain, and Peter Hanley.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
October 24, 1963
Highlights of this episode include duets with Edie and Nancy, and a musical performance of "Muskrat Ramble" that combines Dixieland instruments and scat-singing.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
October 10, 1963
L.A. Dodgers' base-stealing champion Maury Wills is featured in this episode, which draws on an unusual variety of material: folk singing, flamenco, Villa-Lobos, Kabuki, plus a rendition by Edie of "That's All."
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
September 26, 1963
Guests in this episode include Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eddie Sauter, and Stan Getz.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
June 18, 1963
Guests in this episode include Bob Hope, Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra, The United Nations Children's Choir, and Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
April 19, 1963
Guests in this episode include Buddy Hackett, The United Nations Children's Choir, and Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
March 16, 1963
Guests in this episode include Hoagy Carmichael, Rowan & Martin, Hank Henry, the Homer Garrett Dancers, The Eligibles, and Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
February 26, 1963
Guests in thsi episode include Charlie Barnet, The Eligibles, the Earl Barton Dancers, Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra, and Eddie Fisher.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
January 20, 1963
Guests in this episode include Stan Getz, Laurindo Almeida, the Roger Wagner Chorale, Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra. Plus cameos by Don Rickles and Cesar Romero.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
December 13, 1962
Guests in this episode include Sir Michael Redgrave, the Piccadilly Buskers, the Grenadier Guards, the Third Air Force Band, and the children of London.
EDIE ADAMS - NEW YORK
2. EDIE ADAMS - NEW YORK
November 19, 2013
Special #1-"New York" Airdate: October 23, 1962 Guests: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Peter Falk, the Claremont
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
October 23, 1962
For her debut program, Edie presents her own characters and favorite songs, ones presumably familiar to her fans from live appearances and her work on the Ernie Kovacs shows.
Pilot
0. Pilot
April 9, 1962
Here's Edie Pilot - April 9, 1962
Description
  • Premiere Date
    April 9, 1962
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (17)