The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1956–1961)

TV Series30 min.Comedy | Music
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AWARDS
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See all »
SUMMARY
Hosted by Tennessee Ernie Ford, the likeable singer, comedian, entertainer received his own variety show sponsored by the Ford Motor Company which gave Ernie the venue to entertain millions with his informal friendly manner and talent. His music was a combination of gospel and country and western. His homespun catch phrase "Bless Their Little Pea Pickin' Hearts", endeared him to the nation. Written By Pilot TV Network  Less
SEASONS
5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1 See all »
YEAR
1961 | 1960 | 1959 | 1958 | 1957 | 1956 | Unknown See all »

Filmmakers (33)

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Cast

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  • Tennessee Ernie Ford's primary photoTennessee Ernie Ford Himself - Host / Himself / Escamillio / Koko / Narrator / Sir Joseph Porter  Less 31,854 187 1956–1961
  • The Top Twenty's primary photoThe Top Twenty Themselves - Singers / Chorus / Themselves  Less 793,728 149 1957–1961
  • The Voices of Walter Schumann's primary photoThe Voices of Walter Schumann Themselves - Singers  Less 1,579,442 36 1956–1957
  • Cliff Arquette's primary photoCliff Arquette Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 37,324 9 1958–1961
  • Ken Remo's primary photoKen Remo Himself - Singer / Nanki-Poo  Less 6,805,044 8 1956–1961
  • Dick Wessler's primary photoDick Wessler Himself - Singer / Captain Corcoran  Less 1,488,272 7 1956–1960
  • Molly Bee's primary photoMolly Bee Herself - Singer  Less 31,921 6 1957–1960
  • Robert Horton's primary photoRobert Horton Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 9,158 5 1958–1961
  • Johnny Guarnieri's primary photoJohnny Guarnieri Himself - Singer / Don Jose  Less 570,627 5 1956–1961
  • Andy Devine's primary photoAndy Devine Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 4,389 5 1957–1961
  • Harry Geller's primary photoHarry Geller Themselves - Orchestra / Himself - Orchestra Conductor / Himself - Orchestra Leader  Less 310,003 5 1957–1961
  • Minnie Pearl's primary photoMinnie Pearl Herself - Actress / Herself - Comedian / Singer  Less 32,426 5 1957–1961
  • Jack Bailey's primary photoJack Bailey Himself - Game Show Host / Himself / Himself - TV Host  Less 149,986 5 1957–1960
  • George Gobel's primary photoGeorge Gobel Himself - Actor / Singer / Comedian / Himself - Singer  Less 23,883 5 1957–1960
  • Karen Wessler's primary photoKaren Wessler Herself - Singer / Carmen / Katisha  Less 7,763,494 4 1958–1961
  • Tommy Sands's primary photoTommy Sands Himself - Singer  Less 26,148 4 1957–1960
  • Howard Chitjean's primary photoHoward Chitjean Himself - Singer / Bill Bobstay  Less 7,947,912 4 1957–1960
  • Charles Laughton's primary photoCharles Laughton Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 8,360 4 1957–1961
  • Kate Smith's primary photoKate Smith Herself - Singer / Herself - Actress  Less 90,427 4 1959–1960
  • Joe Flynn's primary photoJoe Flynn Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 22,515 4 1960–1961
  • Don Kent's primary photoDon Kent Himself - Singer  Less 2,468,761 3 1956–1958
  • Danny Arnold's primary photoDanny Arnold Himself - Comedian / Himself - Sketch Actor  Less 83,026 3 1957–1959
  • Rosemary Clooney's primary photoRosemary Clooney Herself - Singer  Less 10,379 3 1957–1959
  • Cesar Romero's primary photoCesar Romero Himself - Actor  Less 7,071 3 1957–1959
  • Henry Geller Orchestra's primary photoHenry Geller Orchestra Themselves - Orchestra  Less 3,212,908 3 1958–1960
  • Donna Cooke's primary photoDonna Cooke Josephine Corcoran / Peep Bo  Less 3,917,571 2 1959–1960
  • Joanne Burgin's primary photoJoanne Burgin Cousin Hebe / Pitti-Sing  Less 7,060,210 2 1959–1960
  • Roberta Sherwood's primary photoRoberta Sherwood Herself - Singer  Less 128,015 2 1958–1961
  • Roger Williams's primary photoRoger Williams Himself - Pianist  Less 281,290 2 1959–1960
  • Shari Lewis's primary photoShari Lewis Herself - Ventriloquist  Less 32,409 2 1960–1961
  • Deltra Kamsler's primary photoDeltra Kamsler Herself - Singer / Yum Yum  Less 5,463,957 2 1959
  • Ted Wills's primary photoTed Wills Himself - Singer / The Mikado  Less 1,667,517 2 1958–1959
  • Adolphe Menjou's primary photoAdolphe Menjou Himself - Actor  Less 24,989 2 1956–1959
  • Carol Channing's primary photoCarol Channing Herself - Singer  Less 10,309 2 1956–1958
  • Lee Aaker's primary photoLee Aaker Himself - Actor  Less 24,195 2 1956–1957
  • Rin Tin Tin II's primary photoRin Tin Tin II Himself - German Shepherd  Less 102,830 2 1956–1957
  • Reginald Gardiner's primary photoReginald Gardiner Himself - Actor  Less 21,482 2 1956
  • The Four Preps's primary photoThe Four Preps Themselves - Singers / Themselves- Singers  Less 283,504 2 1957–1959
  • Ronald Reagan's primary photoRonald Reagan Himself - Actor  Less 7,156 2 1957–1959
  • Walter Brennan's primary photoWalter Brennan Himself - Actor  Less 5,783 2 1957–1958
  • Aldo Ray's primary photoAldo Ray Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 13,802 2 1957–1958
  • Jane Wyman's primary photoJane Wyman Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 7,962 2 1957–1958
  • Gordon MacRae's primary photoGordon MacRae Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 16,272 2 1958–1961
  • Keenan Wynn's primary photoKeenan Wynn Himself - Actor  Less 8,081 2 1958–1960
  • William Bendix's primary photoWilliam Bendix Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 19,854 2 1958–1959
  • José Ferrer's primary photoJosé Ferrer Himself - Actor  Less 8,916 2 1958
  • Liberace's primary photoLiberace Himself - Pianist  Less 15,799 2 1959
  • Gisele MacKenzie's primary photoGisele MacKenzie Fiddler / Herself - Singer / Herself -Singer  Less 86,797 2 1959
  • Jay North's primary photoJay North Himself - Actor  Less 7,291 2 1959
  • Lamb Chop's primary photoLamb Chop Himself - Puppet  Less 384,350 2 1960–1961
  • Tab Hunter's primary photoTab Hunter Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 8,509 2 1960–1961
  • Jimmie Rodgers's primary photoJimmie Rodgers Himself - Singer  Less 47,300 2 1960
  • Odetta's primary photoOdetta Herself - Singer  Less 178,476 1 1960
  • Dale Robertson's primary photoDale Robertson Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 7,740 1 1960
  • Chet Fisher's primary photoChet Fisher Ralph Rackstraw  Less 5,254,217 1 1960
  • Merle Travis's primary photoMerle Travis Himself - Singer  Less 149,307 1 1960
  • Ilene Cummings's primary photoIlene Cummings Micaela  Less 2,671,628 1 1961
  • Susan Lovell's primary photoSusan Lovell Little Buttercup  Less 6,589,444 1 1960
  • Kenneth Harp's primary photoKenneth Harp Dick Deadeye  Less 211,270 1 1960
  • Don Kent's primary photoDon Kent Bob Beckett  Less 434,828 1 1960
  • Katherine Steele's primary photoKatherine Steele Sir Joseph's Sister  Less 246,597 1 1960
  • Spring Byington's primary photoSpring Byington Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 12,195 1 1956
  • Corinne Calvet's primary photoCorinne Calvet Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 16,948 1 1956
  • The City Slickers's primary photoThe City Slickers Themselves - Spike Jones's Band  Less 1,389,091 1 1956
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor's primary photoZsa Zsa Gabor Herself  Less 7,254 1 1956
  • Greer Garson's primary photoGreer Garson Herself - Actress  Less 9,154 1 1956
  • Spike Jones's primary photoSpike Jones Himself  Less 91,499 1 1956
  • Ken Murray's primary photoKen Murray Himself  Less 25,264 1 1956
  • Michael Romanoff's primary photoMichael Romanoff Himself - Restaurateur  Less 156,393 1 1956
  • Mickey Spillane's primary photoMickey Spillane Himself - Novelist  Less 50,327 1 1956
  • Barbara Whiting's primary photoBarbara Whiting Herself - Singer  Less 238,476 1 1956
  • Margaret Whiting's primary photoMargaret Whiting Herself - Singer  Less 90,565 1 1956
  • Ben Alexander's primary photoBen Alexander Himself - Actor  Less 44,501 1 1957
  • Steve Allen's primary photoSteve Allen Himself - Performer  Less 22,967 1 1957
  • Jack Barry's primary photoJack Barry Himself  Less 102,438 1 1957
  • Frank Baxter's primary photoFrank Baxter Himself  Less 184,962 1 1957
  • Macdonald Carey's primary photoMacdonald Carey Himself - Actor  Less 16,216 1 1957
  • Jeannie Carson's primary photoJeannie Carson Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 170,958 1 1957
  • Robert Wagner Chorale's primary photoRobert Wagner Chorale Themselves - Choir  Less 6,472,389 1 1957
  • Jackie Cooper's primary photoJackie Cooper Himself - Actor  Less 14,199 1 1957
  • Joseph Cotten's primary photoJoseph Cotten Himself - Actor  Less 11,352 1 1957
  • Wally Cox's primary photoWally Cox Himself - Actor  Less 20,039 1 1957
  • Laraine Day's primary photoLaraine Day Herself - Actress  Less 6,409 1 1957
  • Nelson Eddy's primary photoNelson Eddy Himself - Singer  Less 23,736 1 1957
  • Douglas Fairbanks Jr.'s primary photoDouglas Fairbanks Jr. Himself - Actor  Less 17,126 1 1957
  • Brion Ford's primary photoBrion Ford Himself - Ernie's Son  Less 646,450 1 1957
  • Buck Ford's primary photoBuck Ford Himself - Ernie's Son  Less 7,509,699 1 1957
  • Preston Foster's primary photoPreston Foster Himself - Actor  Less 23,380 1 1957
  • William Frawley's primary photoWilliam Frawley Himself - Actor  Less 9,617 1 1957
  • Hedda Hopper's primary photoHedda Hopper Herself - Columnist  Less 17,778 1 1957
  • Lee Marvin's primary photoLee Marvin Himself - Actor  Less 4,418 1 1957
  • Marilyn Maxwell's primary photoMarilyn Maxwell Herself - Singer  Less 25,861 1 1957
  • Pat O'Brien's primary photoPat O'Brien Himself - Actor  Less 23,046 1 1957
  • Dennis O'Keefe's primary photoDennis O'Keefe Himself - Actor  Less 15,565 1 1957
  • John Payne's primary photoJohn Payne Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 12,014 1 1957
  • Vincent Price's primary photoVincent Price Himself - Actor  Less 3,035 1 1957
  • Sue Raney's primary photoSue Raney Herself - Singer  Less 461,655 1 1957
  • Jo Stafford's primary photoJo Stafford Herself - Singer  Less 55,673 1 1957
  • Marie Wilson's primary photoMarie Wilson Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 29,747 1 1957
  • Lew Ayres's primary photoLew Ayres Himself - Actor  Less 11,261 1 1958
  • Gertrude Berg's primary photoGertrude Berg Herself - Actress  Less 80,378 1 1958
  • Dick Bernie's primary photoDick Bernie Himself - Sketch Actor  Less 162,033 1 1958
  • Ann Blyth's primary photoAnn Blyth Actress / Herself - Singer  Less 11,408 1 1958
  • Teresa Brewer's primary photoTeresa Brewer Herself - Singer  Less 79,737 1 1958
  • Joe Cappo's primary photoJoe Cappo Himself - Sketch Actor  Less 1,621,987 1 1958
  • Pat Carroll's primary photoPat Carroll Herself - Actress  Less 10,464 1 1958
  • Ann B. Davis's primary photoAnn B. Davis Herself - Actress  Less 16,532 1 1958
  • Lassie the Dog's primary photoLassie the Dog Herself - Collie  Less 58,392 1 1958
  • Cedric Hardwicke's primary photoCedric Hardwicke Himself - Actor  Less 16,762 1 1958
  • Edward Everett Horton's primary photoEdward Everett Horton Himself - Actor  Less 19,368 1 1958
  • Phyllis Kirk's primary photoPhyllis Kirk Herself - Actress  Less 19,824 1 1958
  • Ernie Kovacs's primary photoErnie Kovacs Himself - Comedian / Singer  Less 21,410 1 1958
  • Vera Miles's primary photoVera Miles Herself - Actress  Less 5,291 1 1958
  • Wendell Niles's primary photoWendell Niles Himself - Announcer  Less 156,973 1 1958
  • Jack Oakie's primary photoJack Oakie Himself - Actor  Less 52,992 1 1958
  • Jon Provost's primary photoJon Provost Himself - Actor  Less 18,751 1 1958
  • Cliffie Stone's primary photoCliffie Stone Himself - Disk Jockey  Less 611,586 1 1958
  • Barry Sullivan's primary photoBarry Sullivan Himself - Actor  Less 10,202 1 1958
  • Akim Tamiroff's primary photoAkim Tamiroff Himself - Actor  Less 18,229 1 1958
  • Miyoshi Umeki's primary photoMiyoshi Umeki Herself - Actress  Less 30,476 1 1958
  • Edgar Bergen's primary photoEdgar Bergen Himself - Ventriloquist  Less 22,280 1 1959
  • Margarethe Bertelson's primary photoMargarethe Bertelson Herself - 1959 Rose Queen  Less 5,458,624 1 1959
  • Lloyd Bridges's primary photoLloyd Bridges Himself - Actor  Less 4,549 1 1959
  • Sally Brophy's primary photoSally Brophy Herself - Actress  Less 222,310 1 1959
  • June Carter Cash's primary photoJune Carter Cash Herself - Singer  Less 19,672 1 1959
  • Angela Cartwright's primary photoAngela Cartwright Herself - Actress  Less 3,348 1 1959
  • Allen Case's primary photoAllen Case Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 42,649 1 1959
  • Dorothy Gill's primary photoDorothy Gill Herself - Singer  Less 2,377,376 1 1959
  • Rusty Hamer's primary photoRusty Hamer Himself - Actor  Less 24,805 1 1959
  • Elsa Lanchester's primary photoElsa Lanchester Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 6,231 1 1959
  • Charlie McCarthy's primary photoCharlie McCarthy Himself - Ventriloquist's Dummy  Less 78,065 1 1959
  • Darren McGavin's primary photoDarren McGavin Himself - Actor  Less 9,548 1 1959
  • Howard McNear's primary photoHoward McNear Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 15,515 1 1959
  • Lloyd Nolan's primary photoLloyd Nolan Himself - Actor  Less 13,384 1 1959
  • Tom Nolan's primary photoTom Nolan Himself - Actor  Less 42,510 1 1959
  • Maureen O'Hara's primary photoMaureen O'Hara Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 2,766 1 1959
  • André Previn's primary photoAndré Previn Himself - Pianist  Less 22,343 1 1959
  • The Rose Queen's Court's primary photoThe Rose Queen's Court Themselves - Singers  Less 6,567,182 1 1959
  • Gordon Scott's primary photoGordon Scott Himself - Actor  Less 25,687 1 1959
  • Craig Stevens's primary photoCraig Stevens Himself - Actor  Less 15,631 1 1959
  • Cathie Taylor's primary photoCathie Taylor Herself - Singer  Less 740,362 1 1959
  • Danny Thomas's primary photoDanny Thomas Himself - Actor  Less 12,992 1 1959
  • Ethel Waters's primary photoEthel Waters Herself - Singer  Less 34,066 1 1959
  • Guy Williams's primary photoGuy Williams Himself - Actor  Less 6,853 1 1959
  • Eve Arden's primary photoEve Arden Herself - Actress  Less 7,435 1 1960
  • Tony Bennett's primary photoTony Bennett Himself - Singer  Less 16,884 1 1960
  • Johnny Cash's primary photoJohnny Cash Himself - Singer  Less 8,313 1 1960
  • Gary Crosby's primary photoGary Crosby Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 24,009 1 1960
  • Jason Evers's primary photoJason Evers Himself - Actor  Less 12,784 1 1960
  • John Forsythe's primary photoJohn Forsythe Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 4,711 1 1960
  • Bobby Gibbons's primary photoBobby Gibbons Himself - Guitarist  Less 3,145,829 1 1960
  • Dwayne Hickman's primary photoDwayne Hickman Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 16,993 1 1960
  • Homer & Jethro's primary photoHomer & Jethro Themselves - Singers  Less 156,086 1 1960
  • Dean Martin's primary photoDean Martin Himself - Cameo Appearance  Less 4,589 1 1960
  • Jaye P. Morgan's primary photoJaye P. Morgan Herself - Singer  Less 33,017 1 1960
  • Joan O'Brien's primary photoJoan O'Brien Herself - Singer  Less 15,048 1 1960
  • Peter Palmer's primary photoPeter Palmer Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 56,406 1 1960
  • Lily Pons's primary photoLily Pons Herself - Coloratura Soprano  Less 100,901 1 1960
  • Roger Smith's primary photoRoger Smith Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 10,950 1 1960
  • Frankie Vaughan's primary photoFrankie Vaughan Himself - Singer  Less 128,234 1 1960
  • Margarethe Vertelson's primary photoMargarethe Vertelson Herself - 1960 Rose Queen  Less 2,876,402 1 1960
  • Joseph Walker's primary photoJoseph Walker Himself - USAF Officer  Less 7,533,283 1 1960
  • Robert White's primary photoRobert White Himself - USAF Officer  Less 4,443,267 1 1960
  • Anita Bryant's primary photoAnita Bryant Herself - Singer  Less 73,013 1 1961
  • Hoagy Carmichael's primary photoHoagy Carmichael Himself - Pianist / Singer  Less 20,986 1 1961
  • Ralph Edwards's primary photoRalph Edwards Himself - Game Show Host  Less 87,306 1 1961
  • The Everly Brothers's primary photoThe Everly Brothers Themselves - Singers  Less 86,360 1 1961
  • Bob Lauher's primary photoBob Lauher Himself - Actor  Less 654,327 1 1961
  • Brenda Lee's primary photoBrenda Lee Herself - Sketch Actress / Singer  Less 81,997 1 1961
  • Gary Player's primary photoGary Player Himself - Golfer  Less 166,256 1 1961
  • John Raitt's primary photoJohn Raitt Himself - Singer  Less 41,794 1 1961
  • Joanie Sommers's primary photoJoanie Sommers Herself - Singer  Less 96,091 1 1961
  • Doris Drew's primary photoDoris Drew Singer  Less 7,942,516
  • Skip Farrell's primary photoSkip Farrell Singer and announcer  Less 660,328
  • Hank Jones's primary photoHank Jones Himself  Less 84,630
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