The Merv Griffin Show

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The Merv Griffin Show
Premiere October 1, 1962
Finale September 5, 1986
Host Merv Griffin
Network/Provider NBC (season 1)
First-run syndication (seasons 2-6, 10-24)
CBS (seasons 7-9)
Style 60/90-minute talk show
Company Merv Griffin Productions (1965–1984),
Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984–1986)
Distributor Group W Productions (1965–1969)
Metromedia Producers Corporation (1972–1984)
King World (1984–1986)
Camelot Entertainment Sales (1984–1986; ad sales)
Merv Griffin Enterprises (1986–1994)
Columbia TriStar Television (1994–2002)
Sony Pictures Television (2002–?)
Paul Brownstein Productions (?– )
Seasons 24
Episodes 4,855
Origin USA

The Merv Griffin Show is a talk show that aired on NBC, on CBS and in first-run syndication.

Contents

Cast

Personality Role Duration
Support Staff
Arthur Treacher Announcer 1965-1970
Mort Lindsey Band Leader 1962-1986

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One October 1, 1962 March 29, 1963
First-run syndication
Season Two May 1965
Season Three September 1965
Season Four September 1966
Season Five September 1967
Season Six September 1968 August 15, 1969
CBS
Season Seven August 18, 1969
Season Eight September 1970
Season Nine September 1971 February 11, 1972
First-run syndication
Season Ten February 14, 1972
Season Eleven September 1972
Season Twelve September 1973
Season Thirteen September 1974
Season Fourteen September 1975
Season Fifteen September 1976
Season Sixteen September 1977
Season Seventeen September 1978
Season Eighteen September 1979
Season Nineteen September 1980
Season Twenty September 1981
Season Twenty-One September 1982
Season Twenty-Two September 1983
Season Twenty-Three September 1984
Season Twenty-Four September 1985 September 5, 1986

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Episode Collections  (Region 1)
The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986) November 4, 2014 purchase 12

External Sites