The Eve Arden Show


The Eve Arden Show Information

The Eve Arden Show is a 26-segment American television sitcom which aired during the 1957-1958 season on CBS, alternately sponsored by Lever Brothers and Shulton, Inc. (Old Spice).

Overview

The show, starring Eve Arden, is about a widowed mother, Liza Hammond, of twin daughters who earns money from writing books. It features future Aunt Bee of The Andy Griffith Show, Frances Bavier, as Nora, Arden's mother and housekeeper. In eight of the twenty-six episodes, Allyn Joslyn portrays George Howell, her agent and potential boyfriend.

The series was produced for Arden's Westhaven Enterprises by Desilu.

The series followed Arden's more successful Our Miss Brooks, which ended its four-year run on CBS in 1956.

Cast

  • Eve Arden as Liza Hammond
  • Allyn Joslyn as George Howell
  • Frances Bavier as Nora (six episodes)
  • Gail Stone as Jenny Hammond (seven episodes)
  • Karen Greene as Mary Hammond (seven episodes)
  • Willard Waterman as Carl Foster (four episodes
Guest stars include Philip Ahn, Mary Jane Croft, Bill Goodwin, Mary Beth Hughes, and Danny Richards, Jr., as Arden's screen nephew, Melvin.

Episode list

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1-1 "It Gives Me Great Pleasure" (pilot) September 17, 1957
1-2 "Housework" September 24, 1957
1-3 "Cover Girl" October 1, 1957
1-4 "The French View" October 8, 1957
1-5 "The New Liza Hammond" October 15, 1957
1-6 "Local Girl" October 22, 1957
1-7 "White Elephant Sale" October 29, 1957
1-8 "Liza and the Bombshell" November 5, 1957
1-9 "Liza Among the Courtrights" November 19, 1957
1-10 "Jenny's Unrequited Love" November 26, 1957
1-11 "Liza Hammond Enterprises" December 3, 1957
1-12 "The Montana Date" December 10, 1957
1-13 "Mary's First Date" December 17, 1957
1-14 "The Christmas Angel" December 24, 1957
1-15 "A Hotel Is Not A Home" December 31, 1957
1-16 "Safari" January 7, 1958
1-17 "The New Tenant" January 14, 1958
1-18 "Liza's Reunion Dance" January 21, 1958
1-19 "Mary's Report Card" January 28, 1958
1-20 "The Hollywood Offer" February 4, 1958
1-21 "The Rivals" February 11, 1958
1-22 "Liza's Nightmare" February 18, 1958
1-23 "Liza Meets Young Korea" March 4, 1958
1-24 "Ed Weston Returns" March 11, 1958
1-25 "Full Time Mother" March 18, 1958
1-26 "Liza and the Harvard Man" March 25, 1958

DVD release

Four episodes of the series were released on Region 1 DVD on February 26, 2008 by Alpha Video.




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