Comedian of the Year (Last NBC Show)

December 26, 1948 – The last show for NBC. Jack Benny will be switching to CBS next week. He was doing quite a bit of promotion including appearances on other radio shows like “Lux Radio Theater”.

In this episode they mention Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Guy Lombardo and the song “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth”. They reference the ad agency Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn. They also mention the movie “Portrait of Jennie”, the swimming movie star Esther Williams, and boxers Maxie Rosenbloom and Max Baer.


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