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1956 - 1957 TV Schedule

Sunday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC You Asked For It The Original Amateur Hour Press Conference Omnibus Local
CBS Lassie The Jack Benny Program / Private Secretary The Ed Sullivan Show General Electric Theater Alfred Hitchcock Presents The $64,000 Challenge What's My Line?
NBC Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers Circus Boy The Steve Allen Show Goodyear Television Playhouse / The Alcoa Hour The Loretta Young Show National Bowling Championships

Note: On NBC, Hallmark Hall of Fame aired as a monthly series 7:30-9 p.m.

Monday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Daly and the News Bold Journey The Danny Thomas Show The Voice of Firestone Life is Worth Living Lawrence Welk's Top Tunes and New Talent Local
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News The Adventures of Robin Hood The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts I Love Lucy December Bride Studio One
NBC Local 7:30 The Golden Touch of Frankie Carle / 7:45 Huntley-Brinkley Report The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Stanley Medic Robert Montgomery Presents Local

Note: On NBC, Producers' Showcase aired as a monthly series 8-9:30 p.m.

Tuesday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Daly and the News Cheyenne / Conflict The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Broken Arrow Du Pont Theater It's Polka Time Local
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News Name That Tune The Phil Silvers Show The Brothers The Herb Shriner Show The Red Skelton Show The $64,000 Question Do You Trust Your Wife?
NBC Local 7:30 The Jonathan Winters Show / 7:45 Huntley-Brinkley Report The Big Surprise Noah's Ark The Jane Wyman Show Armstrong Circle Theatre / The Kaiser Aluminum Hour Break the $250,000 Bank

Wednesday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Daly and the News Disneyland Navy Log The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Ford Theatre The Wednesday Night Fights
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News Giant Step Arthur Godfrey and His Friends The Millionaire I've Got a Secret The United States Steel Hour / The 20th Century Fox Hour
NBC Local 7:30 Coke Time with Eddie Fisher / 7:45 Huntley-Brinkley Report The Adventures of Hiram Holliday Father Knows Best Kraft Television Theatre This Is Your Life Twenty One

Note: On CBS, Pick the Winner aired as an interim U.S. election coverage series in September and October at 7:30-8 p.m.

Thursday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Daly and the News The Lone Ranger Circus Time Wire Service Ozark Jubilee
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News Sergeant Preston of the Yukon The Bob Cummings Show Climax! / Shower of Stars Playhouse 90
NBC Local 7:30 / 7:45 Huntley-Brinkley Report You Bet Your Life Dragnet The People’s Choice The Ford Show Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford Lux Video Theatre

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC 7:00 Kukla, Fran and Ollie / 7:15 John Daly and the News The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin The Adventures of Jim Bowie Crossroads Treasure Hunt The Vise The Ray Anthony Show
CBS 7:00 Local / 7:15 Douglas Edwards with the News My Friend Flicka The West Point Story Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater The Crusader Schlitz Playhouse of Stars The Lineup Person to Person
NBC Local 7:30 Coke Time with Eddie Fisher / 7:45 Huntley-Brinkley Report The Life of Riley The Walter Winchell Show On Trial The Big Story 10:00 Gillette Cavalcade of Sports / 10:45 Red Barber's Corner / 10-11:00 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

Saturday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Local Famous Film Festival Lawrence Welk's Dodge Dancing Party Masquerade Party Local
CBS Beat the Clock The Buccaneers The Jackie Gleason Show The Gale Storm Show Hey, Jeannie! Gunsmoke Winky Dink and You
NBC Local People Are Funny The Perry Como Show Caesar's Hour The George Gobel Show Your Hit Parade

Note: On NBC, Saturday Color Carnival aired as a monthly series 9-10:30 p.m.