The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine

The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine was a Saturday morning variety show featuring players from the basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters singing, dancing, and performing comedy sketches.[1] Broadcast from 1974 to 1975, it was produced by Funhouse Productions for Viacom Productions.[2]

The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine
GenreChildren's television series
Created byJohn Aylesworth
Frank Peppiatt
Written byJohn Aylesworth
Frank Peppiatt
Jack Burns
Directed byTony Mordente
StarringGeese Ausbie
John Aylesworth
Nate Branch
Marques Haynes
Charles "Tex" Harrison
Theodis Lee
Meadowlark Lemon
Bobby Joe Mason
Curly Neal
Rodney Allen Rippy
John Smith
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production locationCBS Television City
Running time25 minutes
Production companiesFunhouse Productions Inc
Viacom Productions
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 7, 1974 (1974-09-07) –
August 30, 1975 (1975-08-30)


The Harlem Globetrotters:


  1. ^ Woolery, George W. (1983). Children's Television: The First Thirty-Five Years, 1946-1981, Part Two: Live, Film and Tape Series. Scarecrow Press. p. 218. ISBN 9780810816510.
  2. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1997). The Encyclopedia of Daytime Television. Watson-Guptill Publications. pp. 207–208. ISBN 978-0823083152. Retrieved 22 March 2020.

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