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The Ann Sothern Show 

Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India ... See full summary »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ann Sothern ...  Katy O'Connor 93 episodes, 1958-1961
Ann Tyrrell Ann Tyrrell ...  Olive Smith 55 episodes, 1958-1961
Don Porter ...  James Devery 46 episodes, 1959-1961
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Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India but he was replaced by James Devery. Katy's secretary, best friend and roommate is Olive Smith; she had a romantic fling with Delbert Gray during the 1960-61 season. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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6 October 1958 (USA) See more »

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(92 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Was shown in syndicated reruns after it went off the air. See more »

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Referenced in Hedda Hopper's Hollywood (1960) See more »

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In this popular early sixties sitcom, Ann Sothern played Katy O' Connor, the pert assistant manager at the Bartley House Hotel in New York. Katy's hopes of succeeding her ex-boss Jason Macauley(Ernest Truex)
15 September 2000 | by verna55See all my reviews

THE ANN SOTHERN SHOW was the star's second attempt at a prime time sitcom. While almost as successful as her earlier series, PRIVATE SECRETARY, it didn't quite hit the mark, though Miss Sothern's warm personalty and impeccable comedy timing always made the show worth tuning in. In perhaps the series' most popular episode, TV Queen Lucille Ball guest-starred as Sothern's old high school chum, Lucy, who came to stay at the hotel after having an argument with her husband, Ricky(Desi Arnaz). Though mentioned several times in the episode, Arnaz did not make an official appearance. Lucy's and Desi's highly successful production company, Desilu, produced THE ANN SOTHERN SHOW.


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