“Mary Kay and Johnny”: Television’s First Sitcom

Everyone has a favorite sitcom, whether it’s a current series, or one that has been among the more popular in TV history. Or, it might be a more obscure, short-lived show that despite its brief existence, still had its own charms — and laughs — to offer. But few devoted TV viewers know much about the very first American TV sitcom, Mary Kay and Johnny. It was the first original sitcom to air in prime time…

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Garry Berman

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Pop Culture historian, Freelance Writer, Author, specializing in American comedy history in films, radio, and TV. Beatles and jazz enthusiast, animal lover.

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