Top 10 awesome shows like Top of the Pops that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Top of the Pops and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Stanley Appel, The Ladybirds and Pans People . Here goes the list -

  1. Songs of Praise
  2. The Old Grey Whistle Test
  3. Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
  4. The Bell Telephone Hour
  5. Donny and Marie
  6. The Perry Como Show
  7. The Andy Williams Show
  8. Bandstand
  9. Thank Your Lucky Stars
  10. The Kraft Music Hall
  1. Songs of Praise

    Songs of Praise

    Long-running religious programme broadcasting church services and in particular the singing of Christian hymns from a different place of worship each week. Also featuring interviews and news segments of interest to the Christian community.

    This show, created by Elizabeth Gort, Aled Jones and Pam Rhodes, scores 4.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  2. The Old Grey Whistle Test

    The Old Grey Whistle Test

    Contemporary music show featuring live performances and interviews with an emphasis on album acts.

    This show, created by Colin Strong, Bob Harris and Richard Williams, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  3. Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

    Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

    Arthur Godfrey and his Friends entertained the audience with many skits and Musical numbers. The show was live, and Godfrey often did away with the script and improvised. He refused to participate in commercials for products he did not believe in.

    This show, created by Robert Bleyer, Arthur Godfrey and Tony Marvin, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  4. The Bell Telephone Hour

    The Bell Telephone Hour

    The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

    This show, created by Sid Smith, The Bell Telephone Orchestra and Mel Brandt, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  5. Donny and Marie

    Donny and Marie

    Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously the most popular of the bunch so the rest were phased into occasional appearances.

    This show, created by Art Fisher, Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  6. The Perry Como Show

    The Perry Como Show

    Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast and named it The Supper Club. In 1950 Como and his Sponsors moved to CBS and named this The Perry Como Chesterfield Show.

    This show, created by Dwight Hemion, Perry Como and Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  7. The Andy Williams Show

    The Andy Williams Show

    Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a wide variety of performers, though still avoiding rock or other 'youth' genres. Many new performers were introduced on this show, including a singing family from Utah, The Osmonds.

    This show, created by Bob Henry, Andy Williams and Alan Osmond, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  8. Bandstand

    Bandstand

    Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.

    This show, created by Ed Yates, Dick Clark and Charlie ODonnell, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  9. Thank Your Lucky Stars

    Thank Your Lucky Stars

    This was a vehicle for new record releases in the early sixties. A panel would rate the songs between 1-5 with the panel was mass up of stars of the day.

    This show, created by Philip Jones, Brian Matthew and Janice Nicholls, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

  10. The Kraft Music Hall

    The Kraft Music Hall

    A few years after Perry Como left as host, "The Kraft Music Hall" was revived as a regular series from 1967-71. There was no set host during this period, and various guest hosts, usually a singer or comedian, presided on a weekly basis. There were several theme shows during "Music Hall"'s run, among them "A Taste of Funny, " hosted by Groucho Marx, "The Golden Age of TV Comedy, " hosted by Milton Berle, and "The Best of Broadway, " hosted by Henry Fonda. Frequent guest hosts included Berle, Eddy Arnold, John Davidson, and the singing team of Tony Sandler and Ralph Young. The Country Music Association Awards were first run as a special edition of the Music Hall in 1967. A victim of the general decline of weekly variety shows, "The Kraft Music Hall" was cancelled in 1971.

    This show, created by Dwight Hemion, Ed Herlihy and Alan King, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music

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