Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television host and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and on Broadway. From 1965 to 1986, Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show. He also created the internationally popular game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune through his television production companies, Merv Griffin Enterprises and Merv Griffin Entertainment.
Find and follow posts tagged merv griffin on Tumblr. Merv says he knew Gary Morton before Lucy did. Morton jokes that Merv had one voice for speaking and another for singing; the ‘Jim Nabors’ of his time. Lucy: The one thing I’m very proud of is that I know my craft. Lucy says that her daughter is the more successfully independent. She says her son is independent, but not sure how successful it is. They talk about their neighbor, Jimmy Stewart and how he walks his big dogs around the block. Lucy says that Jimmy and Gloria Stewart have a huge vegetable garden . Merv begs Lucy to do the Lucy Ricardo Waaaa cry for him. Lucy is initially reluctant, but she does it for him. Four days later, Lucy Moves To NBC was aired.
The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Griffin, this ground-breaking show was known for in-depth interviews with celebrities and newsmakers, innovative stand-up comedy and stellar musical performances. Over the course of its run from 1962 to 1986, the show garnered 10 Emmy Awards and welcomed more than 5,000 guests, including many of the most important names in the fields of entertainment, politics, music, art, sports, fashion, and literature.
Merv Griffin: Pop art, op art, underground movies, call it what you will – these two are the leaders. No party in New York is considered a success unless they are there. It’s hard to explain this young lady and man. They say they don’t want to be explained. One is a beautiful actress, and she calls herself a superstar. The other is a young man named Andy Warhol, creator of pop art. So here are the two leading exponents of the new scene: Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol
The trustees of Merv Griffin's assets are waging a war against Merv's son Tony - saying if he goes through with his attempt to boot the trustees from power. he'll never see another penny of Merv's money. The trustees filed papers against Tony in . County Superior Court, saying Tony has no right to ask the court to send them packing. whether Tony feels they're running the trust into the ground or not. In the docs, the trustees say Tony's challenge would violate the trust's "no contest clause".
Listen to They Say You Cry from Jimmy Scott's Everybody's Somebody's Fool for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Everybody's Somebody's Fool.
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