The Baby, December 8, 1952 – January 18, 1953

This I Love Lucy story arc is the pinnacle of the television event for entertainment. As Christmas, 1952 approached, TV’s top show was enjoying record-breaking ratings and enormous publicity. American audiences had flipped for Lucy Ricardo’s independent spirit and Lucille Ball’s comic genius. The second season premiere, the famous “candy factory episode” had placed Ball and the […]

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Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse Presents: The Untouchables, April 20 & 28, 1959

For the 1958-59 television season, Desilu Studios trotted out a new, hour-long anthology, the “Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse” for CBS. While the majority of productions were only moderate successes, several productions pulled in spectacular ratings. Besides the Westinghouse sponsored “The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show,”- which were specials and technically not part of the Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse – both […]

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