During the 1952-1953 season, NBC rotated "The Bob Hope Show" with other variety shows in a Sunday night block known as "The Colgate Comedy Hour" (Sept. 1950 to Dec. 1955).
When the first Bob Hope special debuted in October of 1950 it was the most expensive television program made up to that point - costing an astronomical $1,500 a minute to produce. Bob Hope had his own television show and radio show at the same time. For the next three seasons, The Bob Hope Show was broadcast once a month on Tuesday nights, giving Milton Berle a week off. Bob ended his radio show in April, 1956. Bob Hope also had another show by a similar name, "The Bob Hope Show (All Star Revue)". In addition, he performed in "Specials" for many years.… Expand
- Genre(s): Comedy, Variety Shows, Reality
- Show Type: Ended
- Season 28 premiere date: Oct 28, 1977
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 08:00 PM
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