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Saturday September 12, 1970
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Prime-time network TV listings for Saturday September 12, 1970:

7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Jackie Gleason Show: Flushing Ho! (R) My Three Sons: It's A Woman's World (R) Green Acres: Trapped (R) When You Turn Off Mannix: Fly, Little One (R)
ABC The Lawrence Welk Show (R) Movie: Jumbo (1962)  
NBC George M! All-Star Circus Miss America Pageant

Program details:

[CBS 7:30] The Jackie Gleason Show [Reg]: Flushing Ho!
Season 1, episode 26
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Franklin Cover, Robert Dryden, Ted Beniades.
The Kramdens and Nortons decide to pull up stakes in Brooklyn and share an apartment in Flushing after encountering financial woes.

(Repeat program, originally aired 4/15/1967)

[ABC 7:30] The Lawrence Welk Show
(Repeat program)

[NBC 7:30] George M! [special]
With Red Buttons, Jack Cassidy, Blythe Danner, Nanette Fabray.
Joel Grey recreates his stage role of George M. Cohan in a special adaptation of the Broadway musical. The program departs from the straight musical formula in that the actors will be seen working on a rehearsal of "George M" and will appear both as themselves and as characters in the musical.

[CBS 8:30] My Three Sons [Reg]: It's A Woman's World
Season 10, episode 13
W: Si Rose   D: Fred De Cordova

With Judith DeHart (Mrs. Snell), Mimi Dillard (Waitress).
Steve finds himself cast as a tree in Dodie's school play, and that maneuver convinces Robbie that females are instinctive manipulators.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/3/1970)

[ABC 8:30] Movie: Jumbo (1962)
W: Sidney Sheldon   D: Charles Walters

With Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye, Dean Jagger.
A circus owner is in danger of losing his circus because of a penchant for gambling, but is saved by a well-meaning though inept publicity man.

[CBS 9:00] Green Acres [Reg]: Trapped
Season 5, episode 16
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

Oliver and Lisa are suddenly trapped in a cave under their farm house. Eb runs for help but falls, hits his head and loses his memory.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/17/1970)

[NBC 9:00] All-Star Circus [special]
Eleven of the country's top circus acts are spotlighted. Ed McMahon hosts.

[CBS 9:30] When You Turn Off [special]

[CBS 10:00] Mannix [Reg]: Fly, Little One
Season 3, episode 21
W: Arthur Weiss   D: Murray Golden

With Woodrow Parfrey (Pete Fender), Shirley O'Hara (Mrs. Carr), Martin Braddock (Dr. Gasperi), Julie Gregg (Dr. Barbara Harley), Lawrence Dane (Hicks), Pamelyn Ferdin (Dana), Gerry Lock (Dana's Mother), Gene Dynarski (Killer), Gwen Van Dam.
Joe Mannix befriends a little girl who is mentally disturbed and discovers she has evidence that endangers her life -- and his.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/21/1970)

[NBC 10:00] Miss America Pageant [special]
Bert Parks, for the 16th consecutive year, emcees the 50th annual pageant from Atlantic City. Lee Meriwether and Debbie Bryant, former Miss Americas, will act as cohosts. Also on the Golden Anniversary program are two more former winners, Mary Ann Mobley and Wonda Kay Van Dyke, who will join singer Joe DeVito and dancer Don Correia in a musical production number. The 50 state representatives competed on three preliminary nights in preparation for tonight's finale.

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