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Today in TV: Johnny Cash Gets a TV Show

Date June 07, 2011

Today in TV: Johnny Cash Gets a TV Show

Posted by lisasuttonTuesday, June 7th, 2011 - permalink

Today in TV: Johnny Cash Gets a TV Show

Beginning as a supper replacement series on June 6, 1969, The Johnny Cash Show showcased the “Man in Black” plus his wife, June Carter. An array of musical guests were able to catapult the show to a respectable #15 in the ratings, and the temporary series...

Today in TV: Johnny Cash Gets a TV Show

Posted by lisasuttonTuesday, June 7th, 2011 - permalink

Today in TV: Johnny Cash Gets a TV Show

Beginning as a supper replacement series on June 6, 1969, The Johnny Cash Show showcased the “Man in Black” plus his wife, June Carter. An array of musical guests were able to catapult the show to a respectable #15 in the ratings, and the temporary series remained on CBS for two full seasons. The debut episode featured performances by Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell, while subsequent episodes included performances by Linda Ronstadt, Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers and The Monkees.

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