Do you think you know EVERYTHING about television, kid?
Remember when Television was all about The Texaco Star Theatre, Your Show of Shows, and The Honeymooners? Trivia expert Mel Simons remembers. Mel, known as one of the world's most renowned collectors of old-time radio shows has also amassed a major collection of old-time television shows.
Author of the successful The Old-Time Radio Trivia Book, Mel Simons has now penned The Old-Time Television Trivia Book.
Mel has been entertaining audiences for years with his Golden Days of Television, as well as his Golden Days of Radio presentation. He has also created such video shows as The Big Bands, The Great Entertainers, The Golden Days of Rock & Roll, Strictly Sinatra, and The World's Most Generous Cheapskate, Jack Benny.
He does a one-man show as well: The Life and Songs of Al Jolson, Jimmy Durante, Eddie Cantor and George M. Cohan. Mel, who also entertains as a humorist and accordionist, lives and is a radio personality in Boston.
Simons has interviewed many of the great television stars of the past. Included in his latest book are interviews with Milton Berle, Perry Como, George Jessel, Steve Allen and many others. Simons can also be heard on the Steve LeVeille Show on WBZ radio. For event information, call 617-558-6596.