Dinner Date (American TV series)

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Dinner Date, also known as Dinner Date with Vincent Lopez, is a musical variety show that was broadcast on the DuMont Television Network on Saturdays from 8 to 8:30pm ET from January 28, 1950 to July 29, 1950.

Dinner Date
Also known asDinner Date with Vincent Lopez
GenreVariety show
Presented by
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes28
Running time30 minutes
Original networkDuMont
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseJanuary 28 (1950-01-28) –
July 29, 1950 (1950-07-29)

The show, hosted by bandleader Vincent Lopez, was broadcast from the Grill Room at the Hotel Taft in New York City, where Lopez and his orchestra performed from 1942 to 1962. Besides Lopez's longtime vocalists Lee Russell and Ann Warren, the show featured guest stars such as Cab Calloway, Arthur Tracy, and Woody Herman.

Episode statusEdit

None of the episodes are known to survive.

See alsoEdit


  • David Weinstein, The Forgotten Network: DuMont and the Birth of American Television (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004) ISBN 1-59213-245-6
  • Alex McNeil, Total Television, Fourth edition (New York: Penguin Books, 1980) ISBN 0-14-024916-8
  • Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh, The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows, Third edition (New York: Ballantine Books, 1964) ISBN 0-345-31864-1

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