Omnibus (American TV program)

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Omnibus
GenreVariety
Developed byRobert Saudek and the Ford Foundation
Directed byAndrew McCullough (44 eps), Seymour Robbie (24), Charles S. Dubin (22), Bob Banner (16), Tad Danielewski (12), Elliot Silverstein (12), William A. Graham (10)
Presented byAlistair Cooke
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons8 or 9[1]
No. of episodes152
Production
Running time90 min in first five seasons or 60–90 min in later seasons
Release
Original networkCBS (4 seasons, 1952–1956)
ABC (1 season, 1956–1957)
NBC (3 seasons, 1957–1961) or 4[1])
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Color
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseNovember 9, 1952 (1952-11-09) –
April 16, 1961 (1961-04-16)

Omnibus was an American educational variety television series.

The series won more than 65 awards, including eight Emmy Awards (it was nominated for thirteen)[2] and two Peabody Awards.[3] The series is held at the Library of Congress.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time, Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946 to 2007. Ballantine. p. 1014.Template:Request quotation[ISBN missing]
  2. "Omnibus (NBC) – Awards & Nomintions". The Emmys. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  3. "Search results: Omnibus". The Peabody Awards. Archived from the original on 30 December 2018. Retrieved 30 December 2018.