The Midnight Special

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Musical, USA, 1972, 90 min.

Synopsis "The Midnight Special" was a Friday night Pop Rock variety show on NBC TV that ran in the same weekly time slot of 12:30 AM to 2AM EST for 9 years (1972-1981). It was taped in front of a live studio audience at NBC Burbank Ca. Concert footage was included at times. During the shows'run there were, some reruns on Satrurday nights and 3 hr compilation specials. Wolfman Jack appeared each week as announcer and main host, with a different guest host each week. Pop Rock and comedy performers appeared on the show. In changing times, the show's time slot was later filled by "Friday Night Videos(1983), with the sudden popularity of the music video.

Directed by Tom Trbovich  

Starring Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, KC & The Sunshine Band, more...

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