Many of these were Christmas variety specials, which often showed the star in a set meant to look like their home, welcoming singers and other guests to perform duets of Christmas songs. The popularity of these Christmas shows outlasted that of weekly variety shows. Talk shows[ edit ] Though the format faded in popularity in prime time, it thrived in late night. Night-time variety shows eventually evolved into late-night talk shows , which combine variety entertainment primarily comedy and live music with the aspects of a talk show such as interviews with celebrities.
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Inspired by the massive success of rural sitcoms of the s, especially on CBS, Peppiatt and Aylesworth sought to capitalize on that by creating a variety show that catered to the same audience, this despite neither one having a firm grasp on rural comedy. Buck Owens was the prominent architect of the California-based Bakersfield sound and one of the biggest country hitmakers of the 's. Roy Clark , who had worked in Washington, D. Peppiatt and Aylesworth brought on two fellow Canadian writers with more experience in rural humor, Gordie Tapp and Don Harron.
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Maybe it's time you considered celebrating Festivus instead. What started out as a single-episode joke on Seinfeld back in has morphed into a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Here's everything you need to know about the holiday "for the rest of us. Among the annual traditions are the "Airing of Grievances," in which you detail the many ways that people annoy you, and the "Feats of Strength," which really just amounts to a living room wrestling match. Easily explainable events that happen to occur on this day are usually known as "Festivus miracles.
North Hollywood in the late s. Halison, Frank "Hot Dog": Dave lost both legs when a drunken truck driver with two loads of cement crashed into his car, and the gas tank exploded trapping him in his car.