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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

NAMESTARMETEREPISODE COUNTYEARS
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford's primary photoTennessee Ernie Ford Himself - Host / Himself / Escamillio / Koko / Narrator / Sir Joseph Porter  Less 23,606 187 1956–1961
  • The Top Twenty's primary photoThe Top Twenty Themselves - Singers / Chorus / Themselves  Less 794,391 149 1957–1961
  • The Voices of Walter Schumann's primary photoThe Voices of Walter Schumann Themselves - Singers  Less 6,411,522 36 1956–1957
  • Cliff Arquette's primary photoCliff Arquette Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 28,683 9 1958–1961
  • Ken Remo's primary photoKen Remo Himself - Singer / Nanki-Poo  Less 1,180,378 8 1956–1961
  • Dick Wessler's primary photoDick Wessler Himself - Singer / Captain Corcoran  Less 5,816,238 7 1956–1960
  • Molly Bee's primary photoMolly Bee Herself - Singer  Less 49,677 6 1957–1960
  • Robert Horton's primary photoRobert Horton Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 8,823 5 1958–1961
  • Johnny Guarnieri's primary photoJohnny Guarnieri Himself - Singer / Don Jose  Less 302,810 5 1956–1961
  • Andy Devine's primary photoAndy Devine Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 4,324 5 1957–1961
  • Harry Geller's primary photoHarry Geller Themselves - Orchestra / Himself - Orchestra Conductor / Himself - Orchestra Leader  Less 579,558 5 1957–1961
  • Minnie Pearl's primary photoMinnie Pearl Herself - Actress / Herself - Comedian / Singer  Less 29,747 5 1957–1961
  • Jack Bailey's primary photoJack Bailey Himself - Game Show Host / Himself / Himself - TV Host  Less 142,536 5 1957–1960
  • George Gobel's primary photoGeorge Gobel Himself - Actor / Singer / Comedian / Himself - Singer  Less 27,287 5 1957–1960
  • Karen Wessler's primary photoKaren Wessler Herself - Singer / Carmen / Katisha  Less 450,219 4 1958–1961
  • Tommy Sands's primary photoTommy Sands Himself - Singer  Less 25,936 4 1957–1960
  • Howard Chitjean's primary photoHoward Chitjean Himself - Singer / Bill Bobstay  Less 5,775,308 4 1957–1960
  • Charles Laughton's primary photoCharles Laughton Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 7,366 4 1957–1961
  • Kate Smith's primary photoKate Smith Herself - Singer / Herself - Actress  Less 72,819 4 1959–1960
  • Joe Flynn's primary photoJoe Flynn Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 18,326 4 1960–1961
  • Don Kent's primary photoDon Kent Himself - Singer  Less 2,655,312 3 1956–1958
  • Danny Arnold's primary photoDanny Arnold Himself - Comedian / Himself - Sketch Actor  Less 80,163 3 1957–1959
  • Rosemary Clooney's primary photoRosemary Clooney Herself - Singer  Less 9,230 3 1957–1959
  • Cesar Romero's primary photoCesar Romero Himself - Actor  Less 7,719 3 1957–1959
  • Henry Geller Orchestra's primary photoHenry Geller Orchestra Themselves - Orchestra  Less 3,348,682 3 1958–1960
  • Donna Cooke's primary photoDonna Cooke Josephine Corcoran / Peep Bo  Less 410,952 2 1959–1960
  • Joanne Burgin's primary photoJoanne Burgin Cousin Hebe / Pitti-Sing  Less 3,451,822 2 1959–1960
  • Roberta Sherwood's primary photoRoberta Sherwood Herself - Singer  Less 89,673 2 1958–1961
  • Roger Williams's primary photoRoger Williams Himself - Pianist  Less 322,758 2 1959–1960
  • Shari Lewis's primary photoShari Lewis Herself - Ventriloquist  Less 26,240 2 1960–1961
  • Deltra Kamsler's primary photoDeltra Kamsler Herself - Singer / Yum Yum  Less 6,596,747 2 1959
  • Ted Wills's primary photoTed Wills Himself - Singer / The Mikado  Less 1,378,516 2 1958–1959
  • Adolphe Menjou's primary photoAdolphe Menjou Himself - Actor  Less 24,436 2 1956–1959
  • Carol Channing's primary photoCarol Channing Herself - Singer  Less 9,801 2 1956–1958
  • Lee Aaker's primary photoLee Aaker Himself - Actor  Less 17,445 2 1956–1957
  • Rin Tin Tin II's primary photoRin Tin Tin II Himself - German Shepherd  Less 90,073 2 1956–1957
  • Reginald Gardiner's primary photoReginald Gardiner Himself - Actor  Less 35,007 2 1956
  • The Four Preps's primary photoThe Four Preps Themselves - Singers / Themselves- Singers  Less 116,879 2 1957–1959
  • Ronald Reagan's primary photoRonald Reagan Himself - Actor  Less 6,344 2 1957–1959
  • Walter Brennan's primary photoWalter Brennan Himself - Actor  Less 4,753 2 1957–1958
  • Aldo Ray's primary photoAldo Ray Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 12,366 2 1957–1958
  • Jane Wyman's primary photoJane Wyman Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 7,766 2 1957–1958
  • Gordon MacRae's primary photoGordon MacRae Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 13,618 2 1958–1961
  • Keenan Wynn's primary photoKeenan Wynn Himself - Actor  Less 9,145 2 1958–1960
  • William Bendix's primary photoWilliam Bendix Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 15,393 2 1958–1959
  • José Ferrer's primary photoJosé Ferrer Himself - Actor  Less 7,249 2 1958
  • Liberace's primary photoLiberace Himself - Pianist  Less 14,307 2 1959
  • Gisele MacKenzie's primary photoGisele MacKenzie Fiddler / Herself - Singer / Herself -Singer  Less 66,136 2 1959
  • Jay North's primary photoJay North Himself - Actor  Less 7,822 2 1959
  • Lamb Chop's primary photoLamb Chop Himself - Puppet  Less 437,505 2 1960–1961
  • Tab Hunter's primary photoTab Hunter Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 7,745 2 1960–1961
  • Jimmie Rodgers's primary photoJimmie Rodgers Himself - Singer  Less 57,481 2 1960
  • Odetta's primary photoOdetta Herself - Singer  Less 220,387 1 1960
  • Dale Robertson's primary photoDale Robertson Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 7,303 1 1960
  • Chet Fisher's primary photoChet Fisher Ralph Rackstraw  Less 2,602,537 1 1960
  • Merle Travis's primary photoMerle Travis Himself - Singer  Less 120,964 1 1960
  • Ilene Cummings's primary photoIlene Cummings Micaela  Less 7,150,242 1 1961
  • Susan Lovell's primary photoSusan Lovell Little Buttercup  Less 6,501,577 1 1960
  • Kenneth Harp's primary photoKenneth Harp Dick Deadeye  Less 271,712 1 1960
  • Don Kent's primary photoDon Kent Bob Beckett  Less 586,530 1 1960
  • Katherine Steele's primary photoKatherine Steele Sir Joseph's Sister  Less 129,222 1 1960
  • Spring Byington's primary photoSpring Byington Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 19,275 1 1956
  • Corinne Calvet's primary photoCorinne Calvet Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 10,871 1 1956
  • The City Slickers's primary photoThe City Slickers Themselves - Spike Jones's Band  Less 6,591,335 1 1956
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor's primary photoZsa Zsa Gabor Herself  Less 8,100 1 1956
  • Greer Garson's primary photoGreer Garson Herself - Actress  Less 7,265 1 1956
  • Spike Jones's primary photoSpike Jones Himself  Less 70,327 1 1956
  • Ken Murray's primary photoKen Murray Himself  Less 14,656 1 1956
  • Michael Romanoff's primary photoMichael Romanoff Himself - Restaurateur  Less 127,315 1 1956
  • Mickey Spillane's primary photoMickey Spillane Himself - Novelist  Less 19,600 1 1956
  • Barbara Whiting's primary photoBarbara Whiting Herself - Singer  Less 129,521 1 1956
  • Margaret Whiting's primary photoMargaret Whiting Herself - Singer  Less 104,388 1 1956
  • Ben Alexander's primary photoBen Alexander Himself - Actor  Less 49,742 1 1957
  • Steve Allen's primary photoSteve Allen Himself - Performer  Less 22,480 1 1957
  • Jack Barry's primary photoJack Barry Himself  Less 152,199 1 1957
  • Frank Baxter's primary photoFrank Baxter Himself  Less 173,727 1 1957
  • Macdonald Carey's primary photoMacdonald Carey Himself - Actor  Less 19,465 1 1957
  • Jeannie Carson's primary photoJeannie Carson Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 99,323 1 1957
  • Robert Wagner Chorale's primary photoRobert Wagner Chorale Themselves - Choir  Less 6,373,256 1 1957
  • Jackie Cooper's primary photoJackie Cooper Himself - Actor  Less 12,175 1 1957
  • Joseph Cotten's primary photoJoseph Cotten Himself - Actor  Less 9,684 1 1957
  • Wally Cox's primary photoWally Cox Himself - Actor  Less 14,130 1 1957
  • Laraine Day's primary photoLaraine Day Herself - Actress  Less 13,174 1 1957
  • Nelson Eddy's primary photoNelson Eddy Himself - Singer  Less 31,796 1 1957
  • Douglas Fairbanks Jr.'s primary photoDouglas Fairbanks Jr. Himself - Actor  Less 15,254 1 1957
  • Brion Ford's primary photoBrion Ford Himself - Ernie's Son  Less 2,284,211 1 1957
  • Buck Ford's primary photoBuck Ford Himself - Ernie's Son  Less 947,175 1 1957
  • Preston Foster's primary photoPreston Foster Himself - Actor  Less 14,988 1 1957
  • William Frawley's primary photoWilliam Frawley Himself - Actor  Less 7,725 1 1957
  • Hedda Hopper's primary photoHedda Hopper Herself - Columnist  Less 15,047 1 1957
  • Lee Marvin's primary photoLee Marvin Himself - Actor  Less 4,295 1 1957
  • Marilyn Maxwell's primary photoMarilyn Maxwell Herself - Singer  Less 21,188 1 1957
  • Pat O'Brien's primary photoPat O'Brien Himself - Actor  Less 20,007 1 1957
  • Dennis O'Keefe's primary photoDennis O'Keefe Himself - Actor  Less 36,302 1 1957
  • John Payne's primary photoJohn Payne Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 6,896 1 1957
  • Vincent Price's primary photoVincent Price Himself - Actor  Less 3,940 1 1957
  • Sue Raney's primary photoSue Raney Herself - Singer  Less 357,896 1 1957
  • Jo Stafford's primary photoJo Stafford Herself - Singer  Less 78,054 1 1957
  • Marie Wilson's primary photoMarie Wilson Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 24,030 1 1957
  • Lew Ayres's primary photoLew Ayres Himself - Actor  Less 8,419 1 1958
  • Gertrude Berg's primary photoGertrude Berg Herself - Actress  Less 85,803 1 1958
  • Dick Bernie's primary photoDick Bernie Himself - Sketch Actor  Less 296,025 1 1958
  • Ann Blyth's primary photoAnn Blyth Actress / Herself - Singer  Less 3,596 1 1958
  • Teresa Brewer's primary photoTeresa Brewer Herself - Singer  Less 82,724 1 1958
  • Joe Cappo's primary photoJoe Cappo Himself - Sketch Actor  Less 2,396,504 1 1958
  • Pat Carroll's primary photoPat Carroll Herself - Actress  Less 9,602 1 1958
  • Ann B. Davis's primary photoAnn B. Davis Herself - Actress  Less 10,764 1 1958
  • Lassie the Dog's primary photoLassie the Dog Herself - Collie  Less 65,913 1 1958
  • Cedric Hardwicke's primary photoCedric Hardwicke Himself - Actor  Less 19,406 1 1958
  • Edward Everett Horton's primary photoEdward Everett Horton Himself - Actor  Less 16,434 1 1958
  • Phyllis Kirk's primary photoPhyllis Kirk Herself - Actress  Less 14,670 1 1958
  • Ernie Kovacs's primary photoErnie Kovacs Himself - Comedian / Singer  Less 25,096 1 1958
  • Vera Miles's primary photoVera Miles Herself - Actress  Less 1,589 1 1958
  • Wendell Niles's primary photoWendell Niles Himself - Announcer  Less 487,511 1 1958
  • Jack Oakie's primary photoJack Oakie Himself - Actor  Less 23,191 1 1958
  • Jon Provost's primary photoJon Provost Himself - Actor  Less 14,256 1 1958
  • Cliffie Stone's primary photoCliffie Stone Himself - Disk Jockey  Less 731,922 1 1958
  • Barry Sullivan's primary photoBarry Sullivan Himself - Actor  Less 12,996 1 1958
  • Akim Tamiroff's primary photoAkim Tamiroff Himself - Actor  Less 14,043 1 1958
  • Miyoshi Umeki's primary photoMiyoshi Umeki Herself - Actress  Less 10,369 1 1958
  • Edgar Bergen's primary photoEdgar Bergen Himself - Ventriloquist  Less 22,831 1 1959
  • Margarethe Bertelson's primary photoMargarethe Bertelson Herself - 1959 Rose Queen  Less 4,192,123 1 1959
  • Lloyd Bridges's primary photoLloyd Bridges Himself - Actor  Less 5,424 1 1959
  • Sally Brophy's primary photoSally Brophy Herself - Actress  Less 128,521 1 1959
  • June Carter Cash's primary photoJune Carter Cash Herself - Singer  Less 15,394 1 1959
  • Angela Cartwright's primary photoAngela Cartwright Herself - Actress  Less 4,456 1 1959
  • Allen Case's primary photoAllen Case Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 40,164 1 1959
  • Dorothy Gill's primary photoDorothy Gill Herself - Singer  Less 1,954,325 1 1959
  • Rusty Hamer's primary photoRusty Hamer Himself - Actor  Less 27,086 1 1959
  • Elsa Lanchester's primary photoElsa Lanchester Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 5,641 1 1959
  • Charlie McCarthy's primary photoCharlie McCarthy Himself - Ventriloquist's Dummy  Less 70,975 1 1959
  • Darren McGavin's primary photoDarren McGavin Himself - Actor  Less 7,648 1 1959
  • Howard McNear's primary photoHoward McNear Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 12,220 1 1959
  • Lloyd Nolan's primary photoLloyd Nolan Himself - Actor  Less 12,354 1 1959
  • Tom Nolan's primary photoTom Nolan Himself - Actor  Less 14,628 1 1959
  • Maureen O'Hara's primary photoMaureen O'Hara Herself - Actress / Singer  Less 313 1 1959
  • André Previn's primary photoAndré Previn Himself - Pianist  Less 29,604 1 1959
  • The Rose Queen's Court's primary photoThe Rose Queen's Court Themselves - Singers  Less 4,096,519 1 1959
  • Gordon Scott's primary photoGordon Scott Himself - Actor  Less 20,592 1 1959
  • Craig Stevens's primary photoCraig Stevens Himself - Actor  Less 20,117 1 1959
  • Cathie Taylor's primary photoCathie Taylor Herself - Singer  Less 964,152 1 1959
  • Danny Thomas's primary photoDanny Thomas Himself - Actor  Less 16,969 1 1959
  • Ethel Waters's primary photoEthel Waters Herself - Singer  Less 30,472 1 1959
  • Guy Williams's primary photoGuy Williams Himself - Actor  Less 9,354 1 1959
  • Eve Arden's primary photoEve Arden Herself - Actress  Less 6,104 1 1960
  • Tony Bennett's primary photoTony Bennett Himself - Singer  Less 20,101 1 1960
  • Johnny Cash's primary photoJohnny Cash Himself - Singer  Less 6,128 1 1960
  • Gary Crosby's primary photoGary Crosby Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 9,099 1 1960
  • Jason Evers's primary photoJason Evers Himself - Actor  Less 27,535 1 1960
  • John Forsythe's primary photoJohn Forsythe Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 6,771 1 1960
  • Bobby Gibbons's primary photoBobby Gibbons Himself - Guitarist  Less 6,896,103 1 1960
  • Dwayne Hickman's primary photoDwayne Hickman Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 12,377 1 1960
  • Homer & Jethro's primary photoHomer & Jethro Themselves - Singers  Less 369,168 1 1960
  • Dean Martin's primary photoDean Martin Himself - Cameo Appearance  Less 4,591 1 1960
  • Jaye P. Morgan's primary photoJaye P. Morgan Herself - Singer  Less 31,411 1 1960
  • Joan O'Brien's primary photoJoan O'Brien Herself - Singer  Less 6,488 1 1960
  • Peter Palmer's primary photoPeter Palmer Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 58,527 1 1960
  • Lily Pons's primary photoLily Pons Herself - Coloratura Soprano  Less 102,557 1 1960
  • Roger Smith's primary photoRoger Smith Himself - Actor / Singer  Less 2,921 1 1960
  • Frankie Vaughan's primary photoFrankie Vaughan Himself - Singer  Less 77,553 1 1960
  • Margarethe Vertelson's primary photoMargarethe Vertelson Herself - 1960 Rose Queen  Less 7,552,278 1 1960
  • Joseph Walker's primary photoJoseph Walker Himself - USAF Officer  Less 3,419,814 1 1960
  • Robert White's primary photoRobert White Himself - USAF Officer  Less 3,626,534 1 1960
  • Anita Bryant's primary photoAnita Bryant Herself - Singer  Less 47,783 1 1961
  • Hoagy Carmichael's primary photoHoagy Carmichael Himself - Pianist / Singer  Less 24,379 1 1961
  • Ralph Edwards's primary photoRalph Edwards Himself - Game Show Host  Less 102,638 1 1961
  • The Everly Brothers's primary photoThe Everly Brothers Themselves - Singers  Less 92,267 1 1961
  • Bob Lauher's primary photoBob Lauher Himself - Actor  Less 1,365,121 1 1961
  • Brenda Lee's primary photoBrenda Lee Herself - Sketch Actress / Singer  Less 60,878 1 1961
  • Gary Player's primary photoGary Player Himself - Golfer  Less 236,124 1 1961
  • John Raitt's primary photoJohn Raitt Himself - Singer  Less 37,738 1 1961
  • Joanie Sommers's primary photoJoanie Sommers Herself - Singer  Less 104,103 1 1961
  • Doris Drew's primary photoDoris Drew Singer  Less 989,424
  • Skip Farrell's primary photoSkip Farrell Singer and announcer  Less 679,317
  • Hank Jones's primary photoHank Jones Himself  Less 82,590
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