The Admiral Broadway Revue
was a U.S. TV series
which premiered on 28 January 1949
, and was broadcast simultaneously on both NBC
. The hour-long variety
series was directed by Max Liebman
, hosted by Sid Caesar
, and also starred Imogene Coca
. Liebman, Caesar, and Coca all worked later on Your Show of Shows
, a new program on NBC.
The series, oddly enough, was sponsored by TV set manufacturer Admiral, a company which was in direct competition with RCA (the parent company of NBC) and DuMont, which both manufactured TV sets.
- Alex McNeil, Total Television (Fourth edition) New York: Penguin Books ISBN 0-14-024916-8