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TV: "The Joey Bishop Show" Series Premiere Tonight on NBC

Sept. 20, 1961 - Tonight marks the series premiere of "The Joey Bishop Show," to be televised at 8:30 p.m. on NBC. Storylines during the season will revolve around Joey's misadventures concerning his public relations job and problems with his colorful family. Bishop began his career as part of a stand-up comedy act with his older brother, Maury. He has appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Dinah Shore Show, and many other variety programs.


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