Amos N’ Andy TV shows to watch online. Amos ‘n’ Andy is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem, Manhattan’s historic black community. The original radio show, which was popular from the 1928 until 1960, was created, written, and voiced by two white actors, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, who played a number of different characters, including the titular Amos Jones (Gosden) and Andrew Hogg Brown (Correll).
When the show moved to television, black actors took over the majority of the roles; white characters were infrequent. Amos ‘n’ Andy began as one of the first radio comedy series and originated from station WMAQ in Chicago. After the first broadcast in 1928, the show became a hugely popular radio series. Early episodes were broadcast from the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs, California. 168–71 The show ran as a nightly radio serial (1928–43), as a weekly situation comedy (1943–55), and as a nightly disc-jockey program (1954–60). A television adaptation ran on CBS (1951–53) and continued in syndicated reruns (1954–66).
Other names The Amos ‘n’ Andy Show
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Amos ‘n’ Andy’s Music Hall
Country United States
Home station WMAQ AM
TV adaptations The Amos ‘n’ Andy Show
Starring Charles Correll
Announcer Bill Hay
Creator Charles Correll
Writer Charles Correll
Air dates March 19, 1928 to November 25, 1960
Opening theme “The Perfect Song”
Sponsor Pepsodent Toothpaste