An Evening with Fred Astaire is a one-hour live television special starring Fred Astaire, broadcast on NBC on October 17, 1958. It was highly successful, winning nine Emmy awards and spawning three further specials, and technically innovative, as it was one of the first major television shows to be recorded on color videotape. It was produced at NBC's Color City studios in Burbank, California. Considered something of a comeback for the then 59-year-old Astaire, the special was his first starring role on television. It was directed and co-produced by Bud Yorkin and introduced Astaire's new...
|On the air:||October 17, 1958-October 17, 1958|
|Writers:||Herbert Baker, Bud Yorkin|