What's My Line?

"End of the Line: Why the Granddaddy of the TV Game Shows Is Finally Finished"

by Richard K. Doan

This article first appeared in the June 17, 1967 issue of TV Guide Magazine shown below. It was later reprinted in the 1978 book, "TV Guide: The First 25 Years" published by Simon & Schuster.

This article discusses the popular Goodson-Todman television game show series that ran on CBS for 17.5 years. Read about John Daly, Dorothy Kilgallen, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf and others.

Article scanned by Rob Johnson in August 2004.

Web page by Suzanne Astorino.

June 17, 1967 TV Guide, Ed Sullivan


Click to read the following pages:

Page 1 - 243 kb file size

Page 2 - 512 kb file size

Page 3 - 642 kb file size


Note from Suzanne: I noticed a small mistake in the article. The article claims that all the episodes of WML were aired live. This was not the case, as at least 77 of them were pretaped. Some of those prerecorded episodes were shown months after the tape date.


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