The Dick Haymes Show
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The Dick Haymes Show is an American old-time radio musical variety program. It was broadcast on NBC from June 20, 1944, to October 9, 1945, and on CBS from October 13, 1945, until July 1, 1948. It was also carried by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
|Other names||Everything for the Boys|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Produced by||Sam Pierce|
|Original release||June 20, 1944– July 1, 1948|
Format and personnelEdit
The Dick Haymes Show began under the title Everything for the Boys — a revision of a program that was a dramatic anthology series. Dick Haymes and Helen Forrest replaced Ronald Colman; music and comedy replaced plays. As time went on, the new format took on the name of the show's male star.:237-238 In 1943, Haymes and Forrest had worked together on Here's to Romance on CBS radio. They left that program when the opportunity to work on this show became available.
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