The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour was an American network television music and comedy variety show hosted by singer Glen Campbell from January 1969 through June 1972 on CBS. He was offered the show after he hosted a 1968 summer replacement for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Campbell used "Gentle on My Mind" as the theme song of the show.
|The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour|
Campbell as the show's host, 1969.
|Written by||Sandy Krinski|
|Directed by||Jack Shea|
|Presented by||Glen Campbell|
|Opening theme||"Gentle on My Mind"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||91|
|Production location(s)||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Glenco Enterprises|
|Original release||January 29, 1969 –|
June 13, 1972
The show was one of the few shows with rural audience appeal to survive CBS's rural purge of 1971, a survival made more unusual because it had fallen out of the top 30 shows that season. Reruns of the show are in the library of free over-the-top services Pluto TV and Shout! Factory TV.
NOTE: The highest average rating for the series is in bold text.
|1969-1970||#20||21.0 (Tied with Hee Haw)|
|1970-1971||Not in the Top 30|
One full episode and several highlights of other episodes of The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour have been released on two videos and one DVD.
|Title||Episode||Year of release|
|The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
with Special Guest Stars: John Wayne, Tim Conway, Carol Burnett, Three Dog Night
|68 (1 of season 4)||1990|
|Christmas with Glen Campbell||–||1996|
|Good Times Again||–||2007|