Swingin' Time

Swingin' Time was a music variety show, similar to American Bandstand, hosted by WKNR (Keener 13, Detroit) personality Robin Seymour and also, for a time, CKLW radio's Tom Shannon. This show was broadcast on CKLW-TV Channel 9 (now CBET-DT) out of Windsor, Ontario Canada, from 1965 to 1968, and also seen in a few other markets in syndication. The show featured recording acts, both nationally and locally popular, lip-synching to their latest releases while teenagers showcased the latest dances on the show's dance floor. In its brief run, the show featured well-known acts Motown like The Supremes, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Marvin Gaye, The Marvelettes, Martha & The Vandellas and The Four Tops, and non-Motown acts such as Bob Seger.

Swingin' Time
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Opening titles for Swingin' Time
Country of originCanada
Production
Running time30 to 60 mins. (approx)
Release
Original networkCKLW-TV
syndicated
Original release1965 (1965) –
1968 (1968)

Rights to surviving footage of the show are now owned by Research Video.

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