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Abe Burrows' Almanac is an American television series that aired on CBS from January 4, 1950, until March 29, 1950.[1]

Abe Burrows' Almanac
Presented byAbe Burrows
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
Producer(s)Abe Burrows
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time24-25 minutes
Original networkCBS
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseJanuary 4 (1950-01-04) –
March 29, 1950 (1950-03-29)

The live program, hosted by Abe Burrows, featured music, song and comedy performances by guests. The show was broadcast on Wednesday evenings, 9-9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Milton DeLugg conducted the orchestra.[1][2]

While Burrows had a successful nightclub act and made regular appearances as a performer on CBS radio programs, this short-lived series is notable for being his only featured role in a television program.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2009). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Random House Publishing Group. p. 9. ISBN 9780307483201. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  2. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2009). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2007 (Volume 1). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3305-6.

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