Mantovani (TV series)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original channel||Syndicated (NTA Film Network)|
|Original run||January 1959 – Summer 1959|
Mantovani is an early American television series which aired in NTA Film Network syndication during 1959. It was a music program featuring British orchestra leader Annunzio Paolo Mantovani and his 46-piece orchestra, and hosted by John Conte.
The series was produced in England during 1958 and 1959, but was distributed to local stations across the United States. 39 episodes were filmed for National Telefilm Associates. According to Brooks and Marsh (1964), guest stars included Vic Damone, Connie Francis, and Dorothy Collins.
- Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (1964). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (3rd ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 0-345-31864-1