Situation Comedy, 91 x 30 minute episodes
The show starred "the Comic Genius Behind the Rat Pack" Joey Bishop as Joey Barnes, harried host and emcee. In the series, he was the host of a TV talk program that originated from New York. Each episode dealt with events that revolved around his personal and professional life as a TV celebrity, and many appeared on the series playing themselves as guests of Joey's talk show.
Joey was married to a Texas girl named Ellie, had a manager named Freddie, and lived in a fancy Manhattan apartment.
In 1963, Ellie gave birth to a baby boy, who was later seen on the show, played by Abby Dalton's real-life infant son.
1962 / 1965 - Milt Josefsberg, Marvin Marx, Charles Stewart, Danny Thomas, Bellmar Productions, A Danny Thomas Enterprise
Mel Ferber, James V. Kern, Jerry Paris
Joey Bishop (Joey Barnes), Abby Dalton (Ellie Barnes/1962-1965), Corbett Monica (Larry Corbett/1963-1965), Joe Besser (Mr. Jillson/1962-1965), Bill Bixby (Charles Raymond/1962), Guy Marks (Freddie/1962), Mary Treen (Hilda/1962-1965), Joey Forman (Dr. Sam Nolan/1964-1965)