Jack Benny

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Noun1.Jack Benny - United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)
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He cites "The Jack Benny Show," "The Dick Van Dyke Show," and more recently, "Cheers" and "Frasier" as good examples of shows with off-kilter personalities at their core.
Times editor Larry Daly worked for a couple of hours or so Sunday evenings, discounting time spent at an old radio listening to the Jack Benny Show.
Dennis Day can also be seen hosting his own show, the result of his long time success on the Jack Benny Show, which is also on TV4U.
4m) to sponsor 1937's variety show Your Hollywood Parade, and sponsored radio show The Jack Benny Show in the 1940s and 1950s.
He first shot to fame on the radio, originally as musical director on the Jack Benny Show, and later as part of a double act with his second wife, actress Alice Faye.
He made his debut on TV in the Jack Benny Show, and then regularly slipped into tights for appearances in The Adventures of Sir Lancelot, Robin Hood and Ivanhoe, as well as modern dress for Dixon of Dock Green, Ghost Squad and Callan.
But he noted that it was a shame I Love Lucy appeared in direct competition to the BBC's Jack Benny Show.