Steve Allen Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Sunshine Boys
PG

The Sunshine Boys

(1975)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, George Burns, Phyllis Diller, Richard Benjamin
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0
The Player
TV-MA

The Player

(1992)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Burt Reynolds, Julia Roberts, Jack Lemmon, Greta Scacchi
Plot:

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

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Warning Shot

Warning Shot

(1967)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Stefanie Powers, Lillian Gish, Ed Begley, Joan Collins, Keenan Wynn
Plot:

When a man pulls a gun on LAPD Sergeant Tom Valens during a stakeout, Valens fatally shoots him. This leads to trouble as the man he shot is Dr. Rustin, a respected physician with impeccable reputation, and also, no gun is found in the Coroner’s inquest. Suspended and charged with manslaughter, Valens has to find the missing gun to prove the truth.

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The Benny Goodman Story

The Benny Goodman Story

(1956)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Benny Goodman
Director:
Valentine Davies
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Donna Reed, Herbert Anderson, Berta Gersten, Barry Truex
Plot:

This biographical film depicts some key events in the life of clarinetist Benny Goodman starting with him learning to play clarinet from a Chicago music professor at a young age. After playing for Ben Pollack's traveling band for years, he impresses jazz lover John Hammond and falls in love with his sister Alice, which upsets his mother.

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The Comic
PG

The Comic

(1969)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Carl Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Michele Lee, Nina Wayne, Cornel Wilde
Plot:

The Comic is a 1969 comedy film revolving around a silent film comedian, whose talent is overshadowed by his ego. He cheats on his wife, bullies his friends, and makes a brief comeback on TV. 

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0
Joys

Joys

(1976)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dick McDonough
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Don Adams, Marty Allen
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0
I'll Get By

I'll Get By

(1950)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Sale
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
William Lundigan, Gloria DeHaven, June Haver, Harry James
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0
The Big Circus

The Big Circus

(1959)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Victor Mature, Rhonda Fleming, Red Buttons, Kathryn Grant
Plot:

Hank Whirling, owner of the big circus, is facing financial troubles after splitting from his corrupt partner. He tries to get heavy loan, for which he has to appoint their accountant Randy Sherman. But along with dipping finances, when a series of accidents plague the circus, Whirling starts suspecting the presence of some mysterious saboteur who seemed determined to destroy the show.

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0
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
PG

Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?

(1968)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Hy Averback
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Doris Day, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Morse
Plot:

On November 9, 1965, when a mega-blackout hits the Northeast, Waldo Zane, a New York executive, who has just misappropriated his company’s millions, gets stranded with car-breakdown and ends up at a Connecticut cottage. The cottage-owner, actress Margaret Garrison, has angrily retreated to her cottage after witnessing her husband’s infidelity. More chaos follows when her husband finds the two together in bed. 

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

(1949)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Phil Karlson
Genres:
Music, History, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Franklin Pangborn, Frank Nelson
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0
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title

Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title

(1966)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Harmon Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle, Richard Deacon
Plot:

This American comedy film tells the story of a few foreign spies who mistake a diner cook for a Soviet astronaut. The cook must now evade capture as well as prove his identity before it is too late.

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0
College Confidential

College Confidential

(1960)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve 'Mac' Macinter
Director:
Albert Zugsmith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Herbert Marshall, Jayne Meadows, Mickey Shaughnessy, Walter Winchell
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0
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words
R

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Thorsten Schütte
Genres:
Documentary, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Angel, Chuck Ash, Arthur Barrow, Adrian Belew
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0
Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show

Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Debbie Palacio
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rodney Dangerfield, Corbin Bernsen, Harry Basil, Roger Behr
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0
For Goodness Sake

For Goodness Sake

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Zucker
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Family
Star Cast:
Jason Alexander, Cindy Williams, Bob Bancroft, Scott Bakula
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0
The St. Tammany Miracle

The St. Tammany Miracle

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim McCullough Sr., Joy N. Houck Jr.
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Soleil Moon Frye, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Julie McCullough, Jamie Luner
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0
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America

Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Yvonne Smith
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Louise Beavers, Bill Bellamy
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0

TV Movie(s)

Now You See It, Now You Don't

Now You See It, Now You Don't

(1968)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Herschel Lucas
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Aniston, Jonathan Winters, Jayne Meadows, Luciana Paluzzi
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0
Allen in Movieland

Allen in Movieland

(1955)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dick McDonough
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Keith Andes, Jeff Chandler, Buck Clayton
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0
Alice in Wonderland
TV-PG

Alice in Wonderland

(1985)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Harris
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Musical, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sherman Hemsley, Telly Savalas, Shelley Winters, Scott Baio, Ernest Borgnine
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0
The Gossip Columnist

The Gossip Columnist

(1980)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
James Sheldon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Carter, Kim Cattrall, Betty White, Jim Backus
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0
Don't Ask Me, Ask God

Don't Ask Me, Ask God

(1984)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Question Presenter
Director:
Warren Marcus
Genres:
Talk-Show, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Michael J. Fox, Pat Robertson, Anita Gillette, Ned Beatty
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0
The I'm Exhausted Concert

The I'm Exhausted Concert

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Richard Dimitri, Jackie Collins, Steve Dahl
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0
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

(2001)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Memorial Tribute (archiveFootage)
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
Jessica Alba, Angela Bassett, Simon Baker, Lorraine Bracco
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0
Comic Relief

Comic Relief

(1986)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, John Moffitt, Billy Crystal
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Richard Belzer
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0
Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast

Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast

(1997)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rodney Dangerfield, Paul Rodriguez, Sandra Bernhard, Louie Anderson
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0
The Desilu Story

The Desilu Story

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Marshall Flaum
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Edie Adams, Desi Arnaz Jr., Larry Anderson
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0
Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2

Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2

(1992)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Farley, Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold, Sandra Bernhard
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0

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
The Critic
TV-14

The Critic (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gregg Vanzo, Bret Haaland, Lauren MacMullan, Rich Moore, Dan Jeup
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Animation, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam West, Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

TV Shows and Videos

Meeting of Minds

Meeting of Minds (1977)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / ... (17 episodes, 1977-1981)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Biography, History
Star Cast:
John Hoyt, Jayne Meadows, Leon Askin, Harris Yulin
Jazz Scene USA

Jazz Scene USA (1962)

As:
Producer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Larry Bunker, Oscar Brown Jr., Cannonball Adderley, Danny Alguirre, Monty Budwig
Kraft Television Theatre

Kraft Television Theatre (1947)

As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Graham, Stanley Quinn, Paul Bogart, Harry Herrmann, Richard Dunlap
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall
The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show (1956)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (159 episodes, 1956-1960)
Director:
Dwight Hemion
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Ginger Rogers
Johnny Staccato

Johnny Staccato (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Henreid, John Brahm, John Cassavetes, Richard Whorf, Robert B. Sinclair
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery, John Cassavetes, Mary Tyler Moore, Eduardo Ciannelli, Edwin Rochelle
The DuPont Show with June Allyson

The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Taylor, Paul Henreid, Robert Butler, Richard Dunlap, James Neilson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, June Allyson, Don Rickles, Ginger Rogers, David Niven
The Milton Berle Show

The Milton Berle Show (1966)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Director:
Mark Goode
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Milton Berle, Donna Loren, Irving Benson, Bruce Lee
The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show (1959)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (8 episodes, 1959-1971)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jayne Meadows, Pat Harrington Jr., Sue Gossick, Lionel Hampton
The Red Skelton Show
TV-G

The Red Skelton Show (1951)

As:
Cast
Director:
Seymour Berns, Bill Hobin, John Gaunt, Terry Kyne, Martin Rackin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Bela Lugosi, Telly Savalas
Get Smart
TV-G

Get Smart (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Bilson, Reza Badiyi, Charles R. Rondeau, Earl Bellamy, Richard Benedict
Genres:
Action, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Mystery, Adventure
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle, Vincent Price, Ernest Borgnine
Matinee Theatre

Matinee Theatre (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lamont Johnson, Walter Grauman, Boris Sagal, Allan A. Buckhantz, Sherman Marks
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson, John Conte, Roger Moore, Vincent Price, Zsa Zsa Gabor
The New Steve Allen Show

The New Steve Allen Show (1961)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (28 episodes, 1961-1964)
Director:
Steve Binder
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Mel Brooks
Homicide: Life on the Street
TV-14

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Fink, Alan Taylor, Nick Gomez, Peter Medak, Jean de Segonzac
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, James Earl Jones, Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto
Summer Playhouse

Summer Playhouse (1954)

As:
Cast
Role:
Cameo (1 episode, 1964)
Star Cast:
Jimmy Durante, William Frawley, Fred MacMurray, Jane Wyman
Danger

Danger (1950)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Sidney Lumet, John Frankenheimer, Yul Brynner, John Peyser, Ted Post
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Dick Stark, Jack Lemmon, Leslie Nielsen, Joanne Woodward
Nurse

Nurse (1981)

As:
Cast
Director:
Seymour Robbie, Philip Leacock, James Sheldon, Virgil W. Vogel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Reed, Dennis Boutsikaris, Estelle Getty, Hattie Winston, Michael Learned
St. Elsewhere
TV-PG

St. Elsewhere (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Leo Penn, Thomas Carter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Helen Hunt, Ray Liotta, Kathy Bates, Alan Arkin
The Steve Allen Playhouse

The Steve Allen Playhouse (1962)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (8 episodes, 1962-1964)
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
John Raitt, Johnny Jacobs, Donn Trenner, Herb Ellis
The Snoop Sisters

The Snoop Sisters (1972)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leonard Horn
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Lou Antonio, Helen Hayes, Vincent Price, Art Carney, Paulette Goddard
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour

The Steve Allen Comedy Hour (1967)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host (8 episodes, 1967)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jayne Meadows, Louis Nye, Ruth Buzzi, John Byner
What Really Happened to the Class of '65?

What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Falk, Richard Irving
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Bill, Leslie Nielsen, Don Johnson, Jane Curtin, Kim Cattrall
Batman
TV-G

Batman (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Oscar Rudolph, James B. Clark, George Waggner, Sam Strangis, Robert Butler
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton, Stafford Repp
Medical Center

Medical Center (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent Sherman, Earl Bellamy, Paul Stanley, Murray Golden, Michael Caffey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson, John Ritter
Tonight!
TV-PG

Tonight! (1953)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (56 episodes, 1953-1957)
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Ernie Kovacs, LeRoy Holmes
McCloud

McCloud (1970)

As:
Cast
Director:
E.W. Swackhamer, Ron Satlof, Bruce Kessler, Russ Mayberry, Lou Antonio
Genres:
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Danny Thomas, Barbi Benton, Milton Berle, Dennis Weaver
Love, American Style

Love, American Style (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Charles R. Rondeau, Bruce Bilson, Leslie H. Martinson, Gary Nelson, Richard Michaels
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover
The Jerry Lewis Show

The Jerry Lewis Show (1963)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Shea, John Dorsey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Del Moore, Kaye Stevens
Riptide

Riptide (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chuck Bowman, Michael Lange, Ron Satlof, Bruce Kessler, Arnold Laven
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
George Clooney, Jack Ging, Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray
I've Got a Secret
TV-G

I've Got a Secret (1972)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (3 episodes, 1972)
Genres:
Family, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Richard Dawson, Pat Carroll, It seems that there's no person with personID "0647692", Meredith MacRae
Hotel

Hotel (1983)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Bilson, Jerome Courtland, Nancy Malone, James Brolin, Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Bette Davis, James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Nathan Cook
Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Cliff Bole, Don Weis, Earl Bellamy, George McCowan, Philip Leacock
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Andy Griffith, Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize
The People Next Door

The People Next Door (1989)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joyce Brothers, Christina Pickles, Tony Jay, Jeffrey Jones
Diagnosis Murder

Diagnosis Murder (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christian I. Nyby II, Christopher Hibler, Frank Thackery, Vincent McEveety, Victor Lobl
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Andy Griffith, Chad Michael Murray, Dick Van Dyke
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour

The Steve Allen Comedy Hour (1980)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Kaye Ballard
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
TV-G

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Jeff Melman, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Joyce Gittlin, David Grossman
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kel Mitchell, Barbara Eden, Melissa Joan Hart, Milo Ventimiglia, Teri Garr
The Love Boat
TV-G

The Love Boat (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Andy Griffith, Corey Feldman, Gavin MacLeod
Don't Quit Your Day Job
M

Don't Quit Your Day Job (1996)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Walsh, George Lopez, Andrea Abbate, Max Alexander
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, James Dean, James Stewart

Steve Allen Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Best Original Jazz Composition 1964