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1976


Thursday 1st January 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:15 - 6:45 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Bo Flyers Do The Buster

Greg Lake I Believe In Father Christmas (promo)

Mike Oldfield In Dulce Jubilo (Pan's People)

Billy Howard King Of The Cops (promo)

Slik Forever & Ever

Glyder Pick Up & Go

Dana It’s Gonna Be A Cold Cold Christmas

Abba Mamma Mia (promo)

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo)

BBC1 Frankie Sings Laine 10:25 - 11:00 pm

BBC1 The Camera and The Song

Compilation

Ralph McTell, Jake Thackray, Ian Campbell Group


Friday 2nd January 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Wombles

Yorkshire Sez Les

Guys and Dolls – What The World Needs Now / All You Need Is Love

Dana

LWT Rod Stewart and The Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

with Keith Richards at the State Theatre, Kilburn, London 1975


Saturday 3rd January 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends

NB The previous series had been live, but this one is pre-recorded the night before

Cliff Richard

Featuring new talent

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood

Ray Stevens

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT All The Fun Of The Fair repeat

David Essex special

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Alan Price

LWT Supersonic 5:45 – 6:15 pm

Osibisa - Sunshine Day

Rubettes - Little Darling

The Kinks - No More Looking Back, You Really Got Me

Bilbo Baggins - Back Home

Andy Fairweather Low - Wide Eyed And Legless

R and J Stone - We Do It


Sunday 4th January 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

BeBop DeLuxe

Granada Granada Profile

Mike Harding talks to Tony Wilson


Tuesday 6th January 1976

BBC2 Impressions of Al Bowlly

documentary

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:10 pm

Andy Fairweather-Low - Jump Up and Turn Around, If I Ever Get Lucky

Linda Ronstadt & Eagles - Desparado ('Don Kirshner Rock Concert')

Richard Torrance & Eureka - Don't You Let Me Down Again (Filmfinders clip)

Jim Croce – Roller Derby Queen, Bad Bad Leroy Brown (previously untransmitted clips)

Eagles - Doolin Dalton (live clip)

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk

John Prine

Thames Songs of the City

Richard Digence

ITV Look Alive (final show)

Stephanie De Sykes – clip from her movie Side By Side

Sailor – Glass of Champagne


Wednesday 7th January 1976

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show (first in new series)

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Can't Get Enough Of You

The Vernons

BBC2 Frankie Vaughan at the Night Out


Thursday 8th January 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Osibisa Sunshine Day (live vocal over re-recording)

Sailor Glass Of Champagne

R & J Stone We Do It

Small Faces Itchycoo Park (Pan's People)

Tony Christie Drive Safely Darling

Sheer Elegance Milky Way

ELO Evil Woman

Barbara Dickson Answer Me

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (second half of promo)

Crispy & Co Get It Together (playout disc)


Friday 9th January 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Steeleye Span

Glyder

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party

Joshua Rifkin


Saturday 10th January 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends

Cliff Richard

Features new talent

BBC1 It Happened At The World’s Fair Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood

Musical guests not known

BBC2 In Concert

Cleo Laine & John Dankworth

BBC2 Out of the Trees

Theme by Neil Innes

LWT Saturday Scene

Sailor

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Beatles 10:10 - 10:25 am cartoon series

Granada Kid Gallahad Elvis Presley movie

LWT Supersonic

Unknown act- Don't

Kenny - It’s So Nice

Melanie - Look What They've Done To My Song

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance - Don't Change My Mind, The Poacher

Smokie - Something's Been Making Me Blue

The Drifters - Can I Take You Home Little Girl

Slik- Forever And Ever

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Glyder


Sunday 11th January 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

The Pretty Things


Tuesday 13th January 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:20 - 11:00 pm

NB Broadcast from Bristol

Be Bop DeLuxe - Ships in the Night, Fair Exchange

A J Webber - Love Must Have It's Way, The Carpenter

Emmylou Harris - Gain Control, Queen of the Silver Dollar (New Victoria Theatre, London)

Climax Blues Band - Good Times (The Roundhouse, London)

Dan Fogelberg - These Days (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 14th January 1976

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri 9:00 - 9:45 pm

Steeleye Span

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Vera Lynn, Marion Montgomery, Pete Murray


Thursday 15th January 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

10 C.C. Art For Art's Sake

The Miracles Love Machine (promo clip)

Abba Mama Mia (re-recording)

Billy Howard King Of The Cops

Barry White Let The Music Play (disc)

Mike Oldfield In Dulce Jubilo

Roxy Music Both Ends Burning (promo)

The Walker Brothers No Regrets (live)

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo clip)

Fatback Band Do The Bus Stop (play out record)

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Anglia)

Jack The Lad


Friday 16th January 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party

Alan Price

Michel Legrand

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this edition


Saturday 17th January 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends

Cliff Richard

Features new talent

BBC1 Parkinson

Jack Jones

BBC2 Maria Mulduar In Concert 11:05 - 11:40 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Slik

The Blackbyrds

Carl Douglas

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Ace - How Long, Future In Your Eyes

Guys And Dolls - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

Marmalade - Falling Apart At The Seams, Ob La Di Ob La Da

Sweet - The Lies In Your Eyes

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Jack the Lad


Sunday 18th January 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show: Record production and promotion

The Pretty Things


Monday 19th January 1976

ITV Music Scene (schools programming)

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 20th January 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:05 pm

NB A Supertramp clip may have been scheduled.

Transmitted live from Manchester. A technical fault interrupted the live show.

Country Joe McDonald - Save The Whales, Our Wedding Day, Breakfast For Two

Barclay James Harvest – Sweet Jesus, Hymn For The Children

Jimi Hendrix - Redhouse (Isle of Wight Festival 1970)

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk (interrupted by technical fault)

Joni Mitchell - In France They Kiss on Main Street (Filmfinders clip)

Bob Dylan - Sara (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 21st January 1976

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Frankie Vaughan

BBC1 The Variety Club Awards 10:10 - 10:50 pm

Musical guests not known

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Vera Lynn, Pete Murray, Marion Montgomery


Thursday 22nd January 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Sailor - A Glass Of Champagne (re-recording)

Barbara Dickson - Answer Me (live at the paino)

Osibisa - Sunshine Day (repeat 8th January 1976)

Slik - Forever And Ever (miming)

Paul Davidson - Midnight Rider (Pan's People)

Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman (repeat 8th January 1976)

David Ruffin - Walk Away From Love (USA TV, Soul Train)

Smokie - Something's Been Making Me Blue (miming)

R & J Stone - We Do It (live)

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (promo / play out)


Friday 23rd January 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party

Milt Jackson

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 24th January 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends

Cliff Richard

Features new talent

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Tickle Me Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Johnny Mathis In Concert

LWT Saturday Scene

Bilbo Baggins

Tam Paton

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Ace

ATV Celebrity Squares

Lonnie Doengan

LWT Supersonic

Pilot – January

Andy Fairweather-Low – Wide Eyed And Legless

Bilgo Baggins – Back Home

Be Bop Deluxe – Ships In The Night

Pilot – Turn Me On

The Walker Brothers – No Regrets

In the Control Room Sally James, Robin Nedwell


Sunday 25th January 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show: Reggae

ATV Celebrity Squares

Lonnie Donegan


Tuesday 27th January 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:10 pm

Supertramp live at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, March 1975

Sister Moonshine, Another Man's Woman, Lady, 'A' You're Adorable, Dreamer, Rudy, Hide In Your Shell


Wednesday 28th January 1976

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri

Peters & Lee

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Vince Hill, Salena Jones


Thursday 29th January 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Abba Mama Mia (promo)

Cliff Richard Miss You Nights

Donny & Marie Osmond Deep Purple (promo)

Sweet The Lies In Your Eyes

Kiki Dee Once A Fool

Miracles Love Machine (promo clip)

Sheer Elegance Milky Way

Top Of The Pops Orchestra Moonlight Serenade

Walker Brothers No Regrets (live)

Wing & A Prayer Fife & Drum Corps Baby Face (disc)

The Four Seasons December 1963 (disc)


Friday 30th January 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party

Keith Emerson – Honky Tonk Train Blues plus one other original written for the show (Carl Palmer on drums)

Joe Turner

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 31st January 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Features new talent includes The Black Abbotts

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood

Reflections

LWT Saturday Scene

Bo Flyers

Arrows

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Sailor – Glass Of Champagne

R and J Stone – We Do It

Chris Spedding – Jump In My Car

Fancy –

Roy Wood – Look Through The Eyes Of A Fool

Slik – Forever And Ever

Sailor – Girls Girls Girls

In the Control Room – Suzi Quatro, Mickey Most, Jack Jones

NB - Peter Sarstedt – scheduled, but not on

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Wigan’s Ovation


Sunday 1st February 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 3rd February 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:20 - 11:00 pm

Charlie - Fantasy Girls, Prisoners

Elkie Brooks - Jigsaw Baby, Where Do We Go From Here

The Pretty Things - It Isn't Rock N Roll (promo)

The Small Faces - Itchycoo Park (Island recording studios 1975)

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk

Janis Ian - Tea and Sympathy (Filmfinders clip)

Neil Young - Drive Back (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 4th February 1976

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Vince Hill, Salena Jones


Thursday 5th February 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:40 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

R & J Stone We Do It (repeat)

Abba Mama Mia (promo)

Slik Forever And Ever

Tina Charles I Love To Love

Smokie Something's Been Making Me Blue (repeat)

War Low Rider (promo clip)

Slade Let's Call It Quits

Be-Bop Deluxe Ships In The Night

The Four Seasons December 1963 (disc)

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Eartha Kitt


Friday 6th February 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party

Count Basie

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 7th February 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends

Features new talent

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood

Reflections

BBC1 Parkinson

Elton John – interview, We All Fall In Love Sometimes

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Sweet - Lies In Your Eyes

Ozo - Listen To The Budda

Mr Big - Wish I Was Young Again, For The Fun To Find

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - The Arms Of Mary

Rogue - Fallen Angel

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - White White Dove

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Gallagher & Lyle

ATV Celebrity Squares

Alvin Stardust


Sunday 8th February 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Celebrity Squares

Alvin Stardust


Tuesday 10th February 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Streetwalkers - Walking On Water, Daddy Rolling Stone

Emmylou Harris - Together Again, Amarillo

Black Oak Arkansas - Hi Y'all (The Rainbow, London)

Gallagher & Lyle - I Wanna Stay With You, Breakaway (live rehearsals)

Jethro Tull - Skating Away (Filmfinders clip)

Chilliwack - When You Gonna Tell The Truth (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 11th February 1976

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Lena Zavaroni

The Spinners

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri 9:00 - 9:45 pm

Demis Roussos – Can’t Say How Much, & Mouskouri Happy To Be On An Island In The Sun

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anne Shelton


Thursday 12th February 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Marmalade Falling Apart At The Seams

Barbara Dickson Answer Me

Walker Brothers No Regrets

Billy Ocean Love Really Hurts

The O'Jays I Love Music (Pan’s People)

The Electric Light Orchestra Evil Woman

Guys & Dolls You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

The Surprise Sisters La Booga Rooga

David Ruffin Walk Away From Love (promo)

Manuel & The Music Of The Mountains Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez (Pan’s People with Blue Peter’s Leslie Judd)

Slik Forever and Ever (repeat)


Friday 13rd February 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party

Rick Wakeman

Lynsey De Paul

LWT Russell Harty

Lorna Luft


Saturday 14th February 1976

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends 6:20 - 6:55 pm

Features new talent

BBC1 Cilla 8:25 - 9:10 pm (first in new series)

NB Cilla’s live camera crew dropped around to see a member of the public only to find they were out

Cilla Black

Peters & Lee

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Elkie Brooks - He's A Rebel

Albert Hammond - The Air That I Breathe

Hello - Star Studded Sham

Peter Noone - We Don't Need The Money

Cliff Richard - Miss You Nights

Slade - Let's Call It Quits, Bangin' Man

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Chips


Sunday 15th February 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 16th February 1976

BBC1 Blue Peter

Leslie Judd rehearses with Pan’s People for the previous week’s Top of the Pops


Tuesday 17th February 1976

BBC1 Play: Jumping Bean Bag 9:25 - 10:35 pm

Play about the pop music scene

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:55 pm

NB A clip of Focus was possibly scheduled

Ray Coleman - interview regarding the fiftieth anniversary of the Melody Maker

The Groundhogs - Cross Cut Saw, Boogie Withers

Gil Scott-Heron and The Midnight Band - Johannesburg, A Lovely Day For You

Crosby & Nash - Love Work Out (promo clip)

Genesis - Ripples (Shepperton studios)

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk, interview with music insurance broker, Willy Robertson

Tommy Bolin - Homeward Strut (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 18th February 1976

BBC2 The Freddie Starr Show 9:00 - 9:45 pm

No guests of interest

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anne Shelton


Thursday 19th February 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Slade Let's Call It Quits

Glitter Band People Like You And People Like Me

Andy Williams Other Side Of Me

L. J. Johnson Your Magic Put A Spell On Me (live)

Evelyn Thomas Weak Spot (live)

Pluto Shervington Dat (promo clip)

Manhattan Transfer Tuxedo Junction (promo)

St. Andrews Chorale Cloud 99 (promo)

Who Squeeze Box (Pan's People)

The Four Seasons December 1963 (film clip)


Friday 20th February 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 An Evening With John Denver 9:30 - 10:15 pm

LWT Russell Harty

R&J Stone We Do It

Andy Williams


Saturday 21st February 1976

BBC1 Cilla 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Cilla Black

Dana

BBC2 2nd House 9:05 - 10:25 pm

So You Wanna Be A Rock N Roll Star - The Kursaal Flyers on tour (made in black and white)

LWT Saturday Scene

Gang - interview

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

T Rex Telegram Sam

Kevin Ayres – Falling In Love Again

Andy Williams – Solitaire

T Rex - London Boys

The Steve Gibbions Band – Sweetheart

Golden Earring – Sleepwaling

Andy Williams – The Other Side Of Me

In the Control Room – Andy Williams

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Splinter


Sunday 22nd February 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Celebrity Squares

Alan Freeman


Monday 23rd February 1976

Thames Opportunity Knocks (400th edition)

Tammy Jones, Peters & Lee, Bobby Crush


Tuesday 24th February 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:55 pm

Kraan - Nam Nam

Widowmaker - Ain't Telling You Nothing, On The Road

Alan White - interview, Song of Innocence, Ooh Baby (promo clips)

Bad Company - Honey Child (Filmfinders clip)

Journey - It's All Too Much (Filmfinders clip)

Thames Rock Follies 9:00 - 10:00 pm (first episode)

The Little Ladies - Julie Covington (Dee), Rula Lenska (Q), Charlotte Cornwell (Anna)

The Show Business

Songs by Andy McKay of Roxy Music. The band includes Peter Van-Hooke of Argent


Wednesday 25th February 1976

BBC1 A Song For Europe 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Twelve finalists contest to be the UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest

BBC1 Tonight

Adam Faith talks about his role in the play City Sugar in which he plays a Disc Jockey

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri

Morris Albert

The Spinners

Yorkshire Sez Les Special

Kenneth McKellar, Caterina Valente and Roy Budd

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Annie Ross, Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd-Webber


Thursday 26th February 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

The Fatback Band - Spanish Hustle (live)

Tina Charles - I Love To Love (live)

Smokie - Something's Been Making Me Blue (miming)

Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts (live)

The Stylistics - Funky Weekend (Pan's People)

Status Quo - Rain (promo clip)

Cliff Richard - Miss You Nights (live)

C.W. McCall - Convoy (TOTP film of lorry drivers pursued by police)

Guys & Dolls - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (live)

The Four Seasons - December 1963 number one (promo clip)

The M And O Band - Let's Do The Latin Hustle (play out record)


Friday 27th February 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Dennis Waterman – For Their Pleasure


Saturday 28th February 1976

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Andy Williams

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Andy Fairweather-Low


Sunday 29th February 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show: Capital Radio Playlist

Capital DJs

ATV Peter Pan

Musical adaptation with music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley


Monday 1st March 1976

BBC2 How Green Was My Father

Max Boyce

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Stoney Broke (pop group)

The Wedgewoods (Wout Steinhuis' vocal group)


Tuesday 2nd March 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:55 pm

NB an appearance by Kaz Lux with Jan Akkerman might have been scheduled

Rory Gallagher at the BBC Theatre, Sherherd's Bush, London

I Take What I Want, Bought and Sold, All Round Man, Out On The Western Plain, Souped Up Ford, Bullfrog Blues

Granada Arrows 4:25 - 4:50 (first edition)

Arrows The Boogiest Band in Town, Once Upon a Time, Gotta Be Near You

Peter Noone We Don't Need the Money

Glyder Pick Up and Go

Jessie Green Nice and Slow

Thames Rock Follies

Episode 2: The Little Ladies


Wednesday 3rd March 1976

Yorkshire Sez Les Special

Alvin Stardust – Cruel To Be Kind

Anita Harris – I Am Woman

Thames This Is Your Life: Vince Hill

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Annie Ross, Tim Rice,Andrew Lloyd Webber


Thursday 4th March 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:50 pm

Host: Paul Burnett

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

The Glitter Band - People Like You And People Like Me

The Marmalade - Falling Apart At The Seams

Peters & Lee - Hey, Mr. Music Man

Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me (live)

Dana - Never Gonna Fall In Love Again

Eddie Drennon & B.B.S. Unlimited - Let's Do The Latin Hustle (Pan's People)

Gallagher & Lyle - I Wanna Stay With You

Pluto Shervington Dat (promo)

The Chequers - Hey Miss Payne

Tina Charles - I Love To Love number one (live)


Friday 5th March 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Charles Aznavour


Saturday 6th March 1976

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Slade – Let’s Call It Quits

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill (first edition)

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen (regulars)

Buddy Greco & Elaine Delmar

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Celebrity Squares

The Bachelors

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:30 - 6:00 pm

Georgie Fame – No Honestly

Russ Ballard – Since You’ve Been Gone

Albert Hammond – Peacemaker

Georgie Fame – Millie

The Kinks – You Belong To Yesterday

String Driven Thing – But I Do

Slade – Let’s Call It Quits

Granada International Pop Proms: Goodbye Gary Glitter Hello Pop Proms 10:45 - 11:45 am

NB Recorded at King’s Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester. The Pop Proms Orchestra was conducted by Les Reed with backing from The Les Humphries Singers

Marty Wilde

Demis Roussos

Malcolm Roberts

Caterina Valente

2nd Battalion Scots Guards – Amazing Grace


Sunday 7th March 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show: Selling of a Disc

Pop promoters


Monday 8th March 1976

BBC2 The Camera and The Song

The Fivepenny Piece Come To Your Tea

ITV Music Scene (schools programming)


Tuesday 9th March 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 11:05 pm

Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) - interview

Focus - Intro, Sneezing Bull, Angel's Wings

Stackridge - Hey Good Looking, Steam Radio

Jackson Browne - Pretty Baby Blue, Looking Into You (US TV)

Bob Dylan - Mozabique ('Soundstage' US TV)

Peter Frampton - Lines on My Face (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows I Love Rock and Roll, Once Upon a Time, A Touch Too Much

Bilbo Baggins Back Home

Slade Let's Call it Quits

Thames Rock Follies

Episode 3: The Road


Wednesday 10th March 1976

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri

Lulu

Roger Whittaker

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show

no guests of interest in this show

Yorkshire Sez Les Special

The Nolan Sisters – Scarlet Ribbons

Gilbert O ‘Sullivan – I Can’t Get Enough Of You, You Never Listen To Reason

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson


Thursday 11th March 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Tina Charles - I Love To Love

C.W. McCall Convoy (promo)

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes Wake Up Everybody (disc)

Mary Hopkin If You Love Me

Barry White You See The Trouble With Me (promo clip)

Rainbow Cottage - Seagull

T.Rex London Boys

Rainbow Cottage Seagull

Guys & Dolls You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (live)

Billy Ocean Love Really Hurts

Chris White - Spanish Wine (live)

BBC1 Omnibus

Woody Herman

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Rosemary Squires

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 – 11:30 pm

Les Reed and Pop Proms Orchestra

Les Humphries Singers

Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames

Vicky Leandros

George Martin

Johnny Mathis

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Osibisa


Friday 12th March 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

David Cassidy

Diana Ross

Emperor Rosko


Saturday 13th March 1976

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Charles Aznavour

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

Peters & Lee

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:30 - 6:00 pm

Bay City Rollers in gallery

Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Runaway

The Rubettes - Little Darling

Barry Ryan - Judy

Golden Earring - Sleep Walking

Charlie - First Class Traveller

Hazel Dean - I Couldn't Live Without Your Love

Gary Glitter & The Glitter Band - You Belong To Me

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Osibisa

Granada International Pop Proms

Peter Sarstedt

Duane Eddy

Gilbert O’Sullivan – Nothing Rhymed, Alone Again (Naturally), Clair, Matrimony

Brook Benton


Sunday 14th March 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 15th March 1976

BBC2 The Camera and The Song

Tom Paxton: Oklahoma Folk


Tuesday 16th March 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:55 pm

Chick Corea and Return To Forever at the BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Medieval Overture, Sorceress, Magician, Romantic Warrior, Duel of the Jester and the Tyrant

Granada Arrows 4:25 - 4:50 pm

Arrows

Dana - Never Gonna Fall In Love Again

Paul Nicholas - Reggae Like It Used To Be

Thames Rock Follies

Episode 4: The Talking Pictures


Wednesday 17th March 1976

BBC2 Bob Hope

Celebrating 25 years in television

Frank Sinatra

Bing Crosby


Thursday 18th March 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Tina Charles I Love To Love

Randy Edelman Concrete & Clay

Brotherhood Of Man Save Your Kisses For Me

David Essex City Lights

John Miles Music

Gallagher & Lyle I Wanna Stay With You (repeat)

Peters & Lee Hey, Mr Music Man

Eagles Take It To The Limit (disc)

Be-Bop Deluxe Ships In The Night

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 – 11:30 pm

Brook Benton Rainy night in Georgia

Gary Bond Any dream will do

Barbara Dickson I don't know how to love him

Duane Eddy Because they're young, Dance to the guitar man

Andrew Lloyd Webber Overture to Jesus Christ Superstar',

Gilbert O'Sullivan Nothing rhymed, Alone Again (Naturally), Clair, Matrimony, Where do you go to my lovely


Friday 19th March 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Georgie Fame - Yes Honestly

Gary Glitter - You Belong To Me

Diana Ross (Mahogany movie clip)


Saturday 20th March 1976

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

The Brotherhood of Man

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

Demis Roussos

BBC1 G I Blues Elvis Presley movie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Celebrity Squares

Vince Hill

LWT Supersonic

Laurie Andrews - I'll Never Love Anyone Again

Kevin Ayres - Falling In Love Again

The Glitter Band - People Like You People Like Me

Kenny - Hot Lips

Melanie - Look What They Done To My Song

Labi Siffre - Star Ride To Nowhere

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - Arms Of Mary

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Procol Harum

Granada The International Pop Proms

Johnny Mathis

Vicki Leandros

Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames

George Martin


Sunday 21st March 1976

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview

The Les Humphries Singers

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 22nd March 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

Sonny Condell & Leo O'Kelly

ITV Music Scene (schools programming)

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 23rd March 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:55 pm

Bonnie Raitt at BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Love Me Like A Man, Too Long at The Fair, I'm Blowing Away, You've Got To Know How, Kokomo, Sugar Mama, What Do You Want The Boy To Do, Under The Falling Sky, Angel from Montgomery

Granada Arrows

Arrows (possibly) The Boogiest Band in Town, Thanks, First Hit

Scottie

Hello Star Studded Sham

Thames Rock Follies

Episode 5: The Pounds / Sterling


Wednesday 24th March 1976

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show

The Karlins

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri

No guests of interest in this edition

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anita Harris, Dennis Lotis, Rosemary Squires

Thames The Benny Hill Show

Brenda Arnau


Thursday 25th March 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Marmalade - Falling Apart At The Seams (miming)

Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts (live)

10 C.C. - I'm Mandy, Fly Me (promo clip)

The Miracles - Night Life (live)

Elton John - Pinball Wizard (Tommy movie clip)

The Beatles - Yesterday (Pan's People)

Sheer Elegance - Life Is Too Short Girl (live)

The Glitter Band - People Like You And People Like Me (miming)

Hot Chocolate - Don't Stop It Now (miming)

The Brotherhood of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me number one (repeat 4th March 1976)

Barry White - You See The Trouble With Me (play out record)

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 – 11:30 pm

Chris Barber and his Jazz Band - Chimes, Whistling Rufus, Petit fleur, Georgia Brown

Alan Price - House of the rising sun, Simon Smith and his amazing dancing bear, The Jarrow song

Jackie Trent and Tony Hatch - Call me, Colour my world, The other man's grass is always greener, I couldn't live without your love, Don't sleep in the subway, Downtown


Friday 26th March 1976

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Kenny Everett

LWT Yes Honestly

Georgie Fame


Saturday 27th March 1976

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

Guys and Dolls (plus Bruce Forsyth, the father of one of the members)

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Albert Hammond - 99 Miles From L.A.

Marc Bolan - London Boys

Jethro Tull - Living In The Past, Too Old To Rock And Roll Too Young To Die

John Miles – Music

Sailor - Girls Girls Girls

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

John Miles

Granada The International Pop Proms

Brenda Arnau

Alan Price

Chris Barber’s Jazzband

Jackie Trent and Tony Hatch


Sunday 28th March 1976

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part two

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 29th March 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

Ann Mortifee


Tuesday 30th March 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:55 pm

Jim Capaldi and The Space Cadets live at the New Victoria Theatre, London

Low Rider, Love Hurts, Goodbye Love, Elixir Of Love, Boy With A Problem, Short Ends, Talking About My Baby, Keep On Trying

Granada Arrows

Arrows (possibly) Don't Worry 'Bout Love, Hard Hearted, Love is Easy

The Drifters

Randy Edelman

Thames Rock Follies

Episode 6: The Blitz

NB Despite the series never making the top twenty ratings list it would be commissioned for a second series


Wednesday 31st March 1976

BBC2 Jack Jones in Concert

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anita Harris, Dennis Lotis


Thursday 1st April 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Sailor - Girls Girls Girls (re-recorded)

Diana Ross - Do You Know Where You’re Going To (film of Ross in Rome)

Tarney & Spencer - I’m Your Man Rock N Roll (probably miming)

Abba - Fernando (promo clip)

Lawrence Andrew - I’ll Never Love Anyone Anymore (probably re-recorded)

Hank Mizell - Jungle Rock (Pan's People)

John Miles - Music (re-recorded)

Fox - S-S-S-Single Bed (miming)

The Beatles - Hey Jude (promo in black and white)

The Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me number one (live)

The Drifters - Goodbye Lonliness (playout record)

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 – 11:30 pm

Malcolm Roberts - Love is all

Demis Roussos - Goodbye my love

Caterina Valente - Summer of '42, I travel around, Watch what happens, The twin sisters, I will wait for you, What are you doing for the rest of your life? Once upon a Summertime

Marty Wilde - Yakity Yak, High School Hop, At the hop


Friday 2nd April 1976

ATV Meets Peters and Lee (first edition)

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 3rd April 1976

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest 9:00 - 11:00 pm

UK entry - The Brotherhood of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Meet Peters and Lee 5:15 – 5:45 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known


Sunday 4th April 1976

LWT Steve and Edie: Our Love Is Here To Stay 10:35 - 11:35 pm

NB A Gershwin tribute show with Lawrence playing George Gershwin

Steve Lawrence, Edie Gorme

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 5th April 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song: The Country Life

Harvey Andrews & Graham Cooper,


Tuesday 6th April 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:05 pm

Patrick Moraz - interview, medley (promo clip)

The Chieftains - Hewlett, Women of Ireland, Kerry Slides

Solution - Black Pearl

Led Zeppelin - Achilles Last Stand (Filmfinders clip)


Thursday 8th April 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Hot Chocolate - Don't Stop It Now (miming)

ABBA - Fernando (re-recorded)

Paul Nicholas - Reggae Like It Used To Be 9live)

The Beatles - Paperback Writer (Pan's People)

10 C.C. - I'm Mandy Fly Me (promo clip)

Linda Lewis - Baby I’m Yours (live)

Bay City Rollers - Love Me Like I Love You (promo clip)

The Four Seasons - Silver Star (re-recording)

Carpenters - There’s A Kind Of Hush (Pan's People)

Sheer Elegance - Life Is Too Short Girl (live)

Eric Carmen – chat with Noel Edmonds

Frankie Valli - Fallen Angel (live)

Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me number one (live)

Barry White - See The Trouble With Me (play out record)

BBC2 Nana Mourskouri

Caterina Valente

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 – 11:30 pm

Teresa Brewer Music, music, music, New Orleans

Buddy Greco The lady is a tramp, The more I see you, The greatest performance of my life

Alvin Stardust My Coo ca choo, Stardust


Friday 9th April 1976

LWT Russell Harty

Lena Zavaroni


Saturday 10th April 1976

BBC1 Jim'll Fix IT

Gilbert O'Sullivan

BBC1 Cilla

NB The producers announces that the interviews with members of the public are to be dropped

Cilla Black

Sache Distel

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

The Three Degrees

Frankie Vaughan

LWT Goodbye from Gary Glitter 6:15 - 7:15 pm

The farewell show

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Meet Peters and Lee

Musical guests not known

ITV The International Pop Proms

The Drifters

Tony Chrsitie

Joe Brown

Peter Skellern


Sunday 11th April 1976

BBC1 Going For A Song

Roger Whittaker

LWT The London Weekend Show: The Fifties

Denis Lotis

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Slim Whitman


Monday 12th April 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song: Reflections in Toronto

Murray McLaughlin


Tuesday 13th April 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:20 pm

Loggins and Messina - interview, Sweet Marie (Filmfinders clip)

PFM - Chocolate Kings

Buffy Saint-Marie - Sweet America, Cripple Creek, Free The Lady

Ronnie Lane - One For The Road (promo clip)

The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Once Upon a Time, The Boogiest Band in Town, Gotta Be Near You

The Drifters - Hello Happiness

Randy Edelman - Concrete and Clay


Wednesday 14th April 1976

BBC2 John Denver – In Person 9:00 - 9:45 pm

Live at the Talk of the Town

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anita Harris, Rosemary Squires, Dennis Lotis

Thames The TV Times Top Ten Awards

Musical guests not known


Thursday 15th April 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Fox - S-S-S-Single Bed (miming)

The Stylistics - Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (live)

Diana Ross - Do You Know Where You’re Going To (Pan's People)

Brass Construction - Movin’ (promo clip)

Sailor - Girls Girls Girls (miming)

The Three Degrees - A Toast Of Love (live)

The Beatles - Get Back (Let It Be movie clip)

Isaac Hayes - Disco Connection (Pan's People)

Smokie - Wild Wild Angels (miming)

Silver Convention - Get Up & Boogie (cartoon clip)

Eric Carmen - All By Myself (live)

The Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me (TOTP film of group walking in park)

Rodger Collins - Sexy Sugar Plum (play out record)


Friday 16th April 1976 Good Friday

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 9:10 - 10:00 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Bay City Rollers

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 – 11:30 pm

Mungo Jerry - In the Summertime

Roy Orbison - Only the lonely, It's over, Oh pretty woman

Elmer Bernstein

Joe Brown - Picture of you, Mumbles, Let it rock

Tony Christie - Here it comes again, Las Vegas

The Drifters - Under the Boardwalk, Save the last dance for me, Kissing in the back row

Peter Skellern - You're a lady


Saturday 17th April 1976

BBC1 Cilla (final edition)

Cilla Black

Johnny Mathis

BBC Saturday Night at the Mill

Madeline Bell

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Musical guests not known

ATV Meet Peters and Lee

Musical guests not known

Granada International Proms

Mungo Jerry

Roy Orbison


Sunday 18th April 1976

LWT Theatre Of Stars: Murder In The First 10:55 - 11:50 pm

with Bobby Darin

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 19th April 1976

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Diane Solomon

Champagne

Thames The David Nixon Show

R & J Stone


Tuesday 20th April 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:25 pm

Ozark Mountain Daredevils in concert at the BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Walking Down The Road, Home Made Wine, Road To Glory, Servants Entrance, You Made It Right, Chicken Train, It'll Shine When It Shines, Jackie Blue, Keep On Churning, If You Want To Get To Heaven, Standing On A Rock

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Don't Worry 'Bout Love, I Love Rock and Roll, My Last Night With You, Once Upon a Time

Butterflies - Crazy Legs

Frank Jennings Syndicate - A Good Love Is Like A Good Song

Alan Warren - Without Rhythm


Wednesday 21st April 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television 10:40 - 11:10 pm repeat

Neil Innes


Thursday 22nd April 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Jimmy James and the Vagabonds - I’ll Go Where The Music Takes Me (live)

John Miles - Music (repeat 1st April 1976)

Rodger Collins - You Sexy Sugar Plum (Pan's People)

The Bay City Rollers - Love Me Like I Love You (promo clip)

Harpo - Movie Star (live)

Abba - Fernando (promo clip)

Sheer Elegance - Life Is Too Short Girl (live)

Sutherland Brothers and Quiver - Arms Of Mary (promo clip)

Keith Emerson - Honky Tonk Train Blues (promo clip)

The Rubettes - You're The Reason Why (miming)

Hank Mizell - Jungle Rock (Pan's People) (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Doing What I Know (miming)

Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me number one

Andrea True Connection More More More (play out track)


Friday 23rd April 1976

BBC1 The Best Of Yarwood 7:45 - 8:30 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty (a compilation)

Andy Williams

ATV Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey 1965 movie

Gerry & The Pacemakers, Cliia Black etc

Granada International Pop Proms 08:05 – 09:00 pm

Joe Brown Picture Of You, Mumbles, Let It Rock

Tony Christie Here It Comes Again, Las Vegas

The Drifters Under The Boardwalk, Save The Last Dance For Me, Kissing In The Back Row

Peter Skellern You're A Lady

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Saturday 24th April 1976

BBC2 Demolition Man (repeat 28th December 1975)

with Jimmy Helms, Steve Rowland

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Meet Peters and Lee


Sunday 25th April 1976

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Pick of Piano Party

Compilation

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Pearl Bailey

Val Doonican

Frank Ifield

The Bachelors


Monday 26th April 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song: Life Machine

Hoyt Axton


Tuesday 27th April 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:05 pm

Rick Wakeman & The English Rock Ensemble at the Maltings, Farnham

Recollection, Part IV - The Realisation, Sir Lancelot and the Black Knight, Part III - The Spaceman,  Catherine Parr, The Prisoner, Merlin The Magician

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Once Upon a Time, Gotta Be Near You, Thanks, What Comes Between Us

Flintock - Dawn

Sheer Elegance - Life Is Too Short Girl

Louisa Jane White - Take The Money And Run


Wednesday 28th April 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television repeat

Neil Innes


Thursday 29th April 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

NB Pan's People’s last show

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Slik - Requiem (miming)

Paul Nicholas - Reggae Like It Used To Be (live)

Andrea True Connection - More More More (Pan's People)

ELO - Nightrider (miming)

Diana Ross - Love Hangover (clips from the movie Mahogany)

Laurie Lingo & The Dipsticks - Convoy GB (live)

Eric Carmen - All By Myself (promo clip)

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia (live)

Silver Convention - Get Up and Boogie (cartoon clip)

The Four Seasons - Silver Star (Pan's People)

The Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow (promo clip)

The Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me number one (live)

The Stylistics - Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (play out record)


Friday 30th April 1976

BBC1 Newsround Update: Rollermania

Bay City Rollers article

BBC1 The Freddie Starr Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Jazz Ship

NB A floating jazz festival

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Saturday 1st May 1976

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

Lynsey De Paul

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Meet Peters and Lee

Peters & Lee - Don’t Blame Me, Ever Loving Arms

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV New Faces

Our Kid


Sunday 2nd May 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana

Frankie Vaughan

Bing Crosby


Monday 3rd May 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

Valdy

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris


Tuesday 4th May 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Jeff Lynne - interview

John Steven’s Away - Anni

Shanghai - Candy Eyes, Over The Wall

Renaissance - Vultures Fly High (live clip)

James Brown - Out of Sight (The TAMI Show)

Average White Band - Person to Person ('Soul Train')

Leslie West Band - Dear Prudence (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows Gotta Be Near You, First Hit, Feeling This Way

Showaddywaddy Trocadero

Gilbert O’Sullivan Doing What I Know

Simon May Never Could I Leave You


Thursday 6th May 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

NB Ruby Filpper’s first show

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Mud - Shake It Down (miming)

Frankie Valli - Fallen Angel (repeat 8th April 1976)

The Stylistics - Can’t Help Falling In Love (Ruby Flipper)

Barry Manilow - Trying To Get The Feeling (live)

Fox - S-S-S-Single Bed (repeat 1st April 1976)

Robin Sarstedt - My Resistance Is Low (live) (plus four girls from Ruby Flipper)

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - Arms Of Mary (live)

Tina Charles - Love Me Like A Lover (live) (with Floyd from Ruby Flipper)

The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry (promo clip)

Mac & Katie Kissoon - The Two Of Us (live)

J.J.Barrie - No Charge (live)

Cliff Richard - Devil Woman (miming)

Abba - Fernando number one (promo clip)

Johnny Taylor Disco Lady (play out record)

BBC1 Omnibus In Hollywood 10:15 - 11:10 pm

Cracked Actor (David Bowie) repeat


Friday 7th May 1976

BBC2 Jazz Ship

Dave Brubeck

Paul Desmond

Dizzy Gillespie

The Duke Ellington Orchestra

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Saturday 8th May 1976

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Meet Peters and Lee


Sunday 9th May 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Slim Whitman

Anita Harris


Monday 10th May 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

Victoria Wood

Thames The David Nixon Show

Guys and Dolls


Tuesday 11th May 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:35 pm

Jon Anderson - interview, Flight of the Moorglade (Filmfinders clip)

Jesse Winchester - Yankee Lady, Defying Gravity

Wings - Letting Go, Yesterday (KC10, Melbourne TV)

Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way (US TV)

Patti Smith - Horses, Hey Joe

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile, Hey Joe, Sunshine of Your Love (It's Happening For Lulu 1969)

Poco - Staring at the City (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows The Boogiest Band in Town, What's Come Between Us, Don't Worry 'bout Love, Love is Easy

Smokie Wild, Wild Angels

Bilbo Baggins It's A Shame


Wednesday 12th May 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television repeat

with Neil Innes


Thursday 13th May 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

City Boy - Hap-Kido Kid (live)

Lee Garrett - You Are My Everything (live)

Diana Ross - Love Hangover (Ruby Flipper)

Slik - Requiem (live)

Andrea True Connection - More More More (promo clip)

Jimmy James & The Vagabonds - I’ll Go Where The Music Takes Me (live)

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia (repeat 29th April 1976)

Paul Nicholas - Reggae Like It Used To Be (live) (plus members of Ruby Flipper)

The Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow (promo clip)

Archie Bell & The Drells - Soul City Walk (Ruby Flipper)

The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (live vocal over record)

Abba - Fernando number one (promo)

Melba Moore - This Is It (play out record)


Friday 14th May 1976

BBC2 Jazz Ship

Dave Brubeck

Paul Desmond

Dizzy Gillespie

The Duke Ellington Orchestra

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Saturday 15th May 1976

BBC1 Saturday Night at the Mill

Anita Harris

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV New Faces Winners’ Show

Our Kid

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Josef Locke, The Caravelles


Sunday 16th May 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican


Monday 17th May 1976

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

Ian Campbell and Granite North


Tuesday 18th May 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:05 pm

Hall and Oates in concert at the BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush. London

Introduced by Eric Idle

Camelia, Lady Rain, Laughing Boy, I'm Just A Kid, Is It A Star, She's Gone, Gino

Granada Arrows

Arrows – Thanks, Once Upon a Time, Feeling this Way

Alvin Stardust It's Better to be Cruel Than Kind

Lynsey de Paul If I Don't Get You the Next One Will

Thames The Tommy Cooper Show repeat

Georgie Fame

Vince Hill


Wednesday 19th May 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television repeat

with Neil Innes


Thursday 20th May 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Marmalade - Walking A Tightrope (live)

Tina Charles - Love Me Like A Lover (live)

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver Arms Of Mary (repeat 6th May 1976)

Robin Sarstedt - My Resistance Is Low (live)

Showaddywaddy - Trocadero (miming)

Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry (promo clip)

Wings - Silly Love Songs (Ruby Flipper - Cherry, Patti and Lulu only)

Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way (live on USA TV, Midnight Special)

Mud - Shake It Down (with Cherry from Ruby Flipper)

The Four Seasons - Silver Star (repeat 8th April 1976)

Cliff Richard - Devil Woman (miming)

Abba - Fernando number one (promo)

The O'Jays - Living For The Weekend (playout record)


Friday 21st May 1976

BBC2 Jazz Ship

Dave Brubeck

Paul Desmond

Dizzy Gillespie

The Duke Ellington Orchestra

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Saturday 22nd May 1976

BBC1 Saturday Night at the Mill

Caterina Valente

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Roger Whittaker, Alex Welch & His Jazzband


Sunday 23rd May 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada The Beatles 1:10 - 1:30 pm (cartoon series)


Tuesday 25th May 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:00 - 11:40 pm

Nils Lofgren in concert

Cry Tough, Keith Dont Go, Its Not a Crime, Share a Little, I Don’t Want To Talk About It / Beggars Day, Back it Up

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Moving Next Door to You, Once Upon a Time, Gotta Be Near You

Kathy Jones - Down Our Street

Stevenson's Rocket - Here I Am


Wednesday 26th May 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television repeat

Neil Innes

BBC2 Sing Country

Don Williams

Tammy Wynette

Connie Smith

Jack Greene

Jeannie Seely

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show

NB Kenny Baker and Don Lusher are among the band members

Marion Montgomery

Johnny Dankworth


Thursday 27th May 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Heavy Metal Kids - She’s No Angel (live)

J.J.Barrie - No Charge (live)

Melba Moore - This Is It (the four girls from Ruby Flipper)

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia (repeat 29th April 1976)

The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (live vocal over record)

Archie Bell & The Drells - Soul City Walk (US TV or promo clip)

Mac & Katie Kissoon - The Two Of Us (live)

Hank Mizell chats to host

David Bowie - TVC 15 (Ruby Flipper)

The Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow (promo)

The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (live)

Abba - Fernando number one (promo clip)

Mistura - The Flasher (play out record)


Friday 28th May 1976

BBC2 Jazz Ship

Dave Brubeck

Paul Desmond

Dizzy Gillespie

The Duke Ellington Orchestra

ITV You Must Be Joking

Comedy and pop music


Saturday 29th May 1976

Yorkshire Elvis!

Frankie and Johnny movie with Elvis Presley

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

The Dooleys

Tony Monopoly

Lena Zavaroni


Sunday 30th May 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Frank Ifield

The Bachelors


Monday 31st May 1976 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8:15 - 8:45 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Camera And the Song 10:40 - 11:05 pm

Dory Previn – Mindscape

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine (repeat)

Vince Hill, The Young Generation

Gilbert Becuad

The Nolan Sisters

Duane Eddy


Tuesday 1st June 1976

Granada Arrows

Arrows - My World is Turning on You, My Last Night With You, Let Me Love You

Slik - Requiem

Geraldine - I Gotta Be Near You


Wednesday 2nd June 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Roy Clark

BBC2 Sing Country 8:25 - 9:00 pm

Dolly Parton

Lloyd Green

Johnny Gimble

Marty Robbins

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television repeat

Neil Innes

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show

NB Producer Alan Tarrant admits that it was a low budget series and had to find an existing set for the band to perform in

Salena Jones


Thursday 3rd June 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 7:55 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

The G Band - Don't Make Promises You Can't Keep (miming)

Dolly Parton - Jolene (US TV clip)

New Edition - Sunshine Saturday (also includes clips from the BBC TV series)

Gallagher & Lyle - Heart On My Sleeve (Ruby Flipper)

Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town (promo, plus audience dancing)

Our Kid - You Just Might See Me Cry (live)

The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry (promo clip)

Cliff Richard - Devil Woman (repeat 20th May 1976)

Mud - Shake It Down (repeat 20th May 1976)

JJ Barrie - No Charge number one (live)

Chris White - Natural Rhythm (play out disc)


Friday 4th June 1976

BBC2 Jazz Ship

A compilation show

Thames Kenny Rogers and The First Edition 10:35 - 11:25 am repeat of New Zealand special

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Lena Zavaroni

LWT Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club

Lena Zavaroni

Tony Monopoly

The Dooleys

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Saturday 5th June 1976

BBC1 The Spinners

BBC1 Saturday Nights at the Mill (compilation show)

Demis Roussos

Frankie Vaughan

Madeline Bell

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltappe’s And Shunters Social Club

Club Mirror awards show

Mark Channing (American singer)


Sunday 6th June 1976

LWT London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican

The Beverley Sisters

Frankie Vaughan


Monday 7th June 1976

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine (repeat)

Vince Hill, The Young Generation

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 10:50 - 11:15 pm

Grimms: Their Kind of Women


Tuesday 8th June 1976

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Hard Hearted, The Boogiest Band in Town, Don't Worry 'bout Love, First Hit, What's Come Between Us

Lieutenant Pigeon - Goodbye

Tina Charles -

Buster - Sunday


Wednesday 9th June 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC2 Sing Country 8:25 - 9:00 pm

Carl Perkins

Buffy Saint-Marie

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

Country Gazette

John Hartford

The Dillards


Thursday 10th June 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Surprise Sisters - Got To Get You Into My Life (live)

The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (live)

Dion - The Wanderer (Ruby Flipper)

Lee Garrett - You Are My Everything (live)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Boston Tea Party (live)

Archie Bell & The Drells - Soul City Walk (US TV clip or promo clip)

Slik - Requiem (repeat 29th April 1976)

Maureen McGovern - The Continental (Ruby Flipper)

Flintlock - Dawn (miming)

Bryan Ferry - Lets Stick Together (promo clip)

Osibisa - Dance The Body Music (live)

The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (repeat 27th May 1976)

Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free (play out record)

BBC2 The Roussos Phenomenon 9:30 - 10:20 pm

Demis Roussos


Friday 11th June 1976

LWT show The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club

Samantha Jones


Saturday 12th June 1976

BBC1 The Spinners

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

The Dooley Family

Tony Monopoly

Lena Zavaroni


Sunday 13th June 1976

LWT London Weekend Show: Festivals

Talk to festival organisers / producers

Granada The Beatles 1:15 - 1:35 pm (cartoon series)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana

The Bachelors


Monday 14th June 1976

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine (repeat)

Vince Hill, The Young Generation

BBC2 The Camera and the Song: North American Child 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Buffy Saint-Marie


Tuesday 15th June 1976

Granada Arrows

Arrows I Love Rock and Roll, Love Is Easy, Feeling This Way, A Touch Too Much

The Real Thing You to Me Are Everything

Marmalade Walking a Tightrope


Wednesday 16th June 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond


Thursday 17th June 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

T Rex - I Love To Boogie (live)

Gallagher and Lyle - Heart On My Sleeve (re-recording)

Linda & The Funky Boys - Sold My Soul For Rock 'N' Roll (Ruby Flipper)

Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way (live on USA TV, Midnight Special)

Brotherhood Of Man - My Sweet Rosalie (live)

Dolly Parton - Jolene (USA TV clip)

Mud - Shake It Down (miming)

Murray Head - Someone’s Rocking My Dreamboat (live)

Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town (promo clip)

Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free (Ruby Flipper)

Liverpool Express - You Are My Love (miming)

The Wurzels - Combine Harvester number one (repeat 13th May 1976)

Rod Stewart - Tonight’s The Night (play out record)

BBC2 Cleo 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Jose Feliciano


Friday 18th June 1976

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Bing Crosby

LWT The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club

The Swinging Blue Jeans


Saturday 19th June 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special (first edition of new series)

Theme: Mike Batt Summertime Special

Showaddywaddy – Trocadero

Tony Blackburn, Dave Lee Travis

BBC1 The Spinners

BBC2 Duke Ellington: We Love You Madly, A Musical Tribute 8:15 - 9:30 pm

Ella Fitzgerald

Aretha Franklin

Sarah Vaughan

Peggy Lee

Ray Charles

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters Social Club

Musical guests not known


Sunday 20th June 1976

LWT London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada The Beatles 11:15 - 11:35 am (cartoon series)


Monday 21st June 1976

Thames Speedway movie

Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris


Tuesday 22nd June 1976

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Gotta Be Near You, Moving Next Door to You, My World is Turning On You

The Wurzels - Combine Harvester

Glitter Band - Don't Make Promises You Can't Keep

Yorkshire Husband of the Year '76

Roger Whittaker


Wednesday 23rd June 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show

Vince Hill – Blues In The Night


Thursday 24th June 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Host: David Hamiton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Pilot - Canada (miming)

Bryan Ferry - Lets Stick Together (promo clip)

Mistura - The Flasher (Ruby Flipper)

Demis Roussos - Forever and Ever (concert clip)

The New Seekers - It’s So Nice (To Have You Home) (live)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Boston Tea Party (repeat 10th June 1976)

Johnny Nash - (What A) Wonderful World (live)

Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue (Ruby Flipper - Cherry)

Lee Garrett - You Are My Everything (repeat 10th June 1976)

Osibisa - Dance The Body Music (repeat 10th June 1976)

Art Garfunkel - I Believe When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever (live)

The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything number one (live)

The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations (play out record)

BBC2 Cleo

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Cy Grant


Friday 25th June 1976

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show (repeat)

The Seekers (probably The New Seekers)

Lynsey DePaul

Roger Whittaker


Saturday 26th June 1976

BBC1 For My Next Trick 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Seaside Special

Val Doonican

Lulu

David Hamilton

BBC1 The Spinners

BBC2 Labelle In Concert 11:05 - 11:30 pm R

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 27th June 1976

LWT London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada The Beatles 1:15 - 1:35 pm (cartoon series)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican


Wednesday 30th June 1976

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 8:10 - 8:35 pm

Tanya Tucker

Keith Nelson

Martin Kershaw

Granada Summer Night Out 8:00 - 9:00 pm

The Wheeltappers & Shunters Club Mystery Coach Tour

The New Seekers

Mike Harding

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show

Anne Shelton


Thursday 1st July 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:55 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Hello Love Stealer (miming) (singer is on crutches)

Hot Chocolate Man To Man

Liverpool Express You Are My Love

Our Kid You Just Might See Me Cry (repeat)

100 Ton & A Feather It Only Takes A Minute (Ruby Flipper)

Bill Oddie & The Superspike Squad With John Cleese Superspike (film clip)

Don Williams I Recall A Gypsy Woman (promo)

Dr.Hook A Little Bit More (disc)

The Manhattans Kiss And Say Goodbye (promo)

Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack (Ruby Flipper)

Real Thing You To Me Are Everything number one (repeat)

T.Rex I Love To Boogie

BBC2 Cleo

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Friday 2nd July 1976

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Peters & Lee

Candlewick Green

BBC2 Johnny Mercer

A tribute introduced by Bing Crosby


Saturday 3rd July 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again, Toast Of Love, Take Good Care Of Yourself

David Hamilton

BBC1 The Spinners

ATV Nobody Does It Like Marti (Caine)

The Nolan Sisters

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada So It Goes 11:30 - 11:55 pm (first edition)

Host and producer Tony Wilson

The Jeff Raven Band - I Just Can't Get Next To You (Opportunity Rocks)

The Chieftans - Mna Na Heireann, Traditional Song

Peter Blake and Jann Howard article about the Sgt Pepper album cover

Tom Waits - Better Off Without A Wife

Clive James (Brain Damage – this week he plays the part of Dr Kissinger trying to get The Beatles to return to Britain)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - I Gotta Blues But I Too Damn Mean To Cry (Blues And Gospel Train)

Mike Westbrook Orchestra (Pressed To Kill Album Of The Week)

The Sutherland Bros And Quiver - When The Train Comes


Sunday 4th July 1976

LWT London Weekend Show: Survivors of the Sixties

Musical guests not known

Southern Come Sunday

Vince Hill


Tuesday 6th July 1976

BBC1 Roy Orbison 11:10 - 11:40 pm (repeat)

Granada Command Performance: Johnny Cash at San Quentin

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents


Wednesday 7th July 1976

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk

Red King and The Faraway Folk

Yorkshire Summer Night Out

Batley Variety Club

Kristine

Thames Listen To My Band

A tribute to bandleader Ted Heath, with Lita Roza, Dennis Lotis


Thursday 8th July 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 7:50 pm

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Host: Tony Blackburn

Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - When The Train Comes (live)

Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free (promo clip and audience dancing)

The Champs Boys - Tubular Bells (Ruby Flipper in the Blue Peter garden)

Billy Ocean - L.O.D (Love On Delivery) (live)

Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart (promo clip)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Boston Tea Party (live)

Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue (US TV clip has "..ther Place" signage)

5000 Volts - Dr.Kiss Kiss (re-recording)

Ian from The Bay City Rollers chats to host

The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything number one (live)

War - Me And Baby Brother (play out record)


Friday 9th July 1976

BBC1 It’s A Celebrity Knockout

Anita Harris


Saturday 10th July 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

Lulu – Oh Me Oh My, Dancin’ Jones

Paul Burnett, Tony Blackburn

BBC1 The Spinners

Granada So It Goes 11:35 - 12:05 am (LWT 11-7-76 12:00 - 12:30 am)

Kevin Ayers - Ballad Of Mr Snake

The Beatles - Rock N Roll Music (Pressed To Kill Album)

Clive James (Brain Damage)

Bettina Jonic - Like A Rolling Stone (Opportunity Rocks)

Roger Dean - Interviewed by Tony Wilson

The Hollies - On A Carousel (Taken From World Tomorrow: Sound Or Music?)

Frankie Miller's Full House - Doodle Song

LWT The Sweepstakes Game

Alvin Stardust

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known


Monday 12th July 1976

Granada The Beatles 11:40 am - 12:00 pm (cartoon series)


Tuesday 13th July 1976

Yorkshire The Northerners: Alan Price 12:00 am – end

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Cleo Lane & Johnny Dankworth


Wednesday 14th July 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:50 - 7:20 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Andy Williams

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk

Musical guests not known

ATV Summer Night Out

Lulu

Sheer Elegance

Sacha Distel

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show

George Melly


Thursday 15th July 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Sunfighter - Story Of The Drag Race Queen (miming)

Liverpool Express - You Are My Love (repeat 17th June 1976)

The Beatles - Back In The USSR (Ruby Flipper)

Bobby Goldsboro - The Story Of Buck (live)

Dr.Hook - A Little Bit More (promo clip)

100 Ton & A Feather / Jonathan King - It Only Takes A Minute

Glamour Puss - Superman (live)

Status Quo - Mystery Song (promo clip)

Tavares - Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Ruby Flipper)

Jimmy James & The Vagabonds - Now Is The Time (live)

Demis Roussos - Forever and Ever number one (promo clip)

The Chanter Sisters - Sideshow (play out record)

BBC1 Grand Prix Night Of The Stars 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Shirley Bassey

Lena Zavaroni

The Brotherhood of Man


Friday 16th July 1976

LWT Too Old To Rock N Roll Too Young To Die 11:35 pm - 12:20 am

Jethro Tull special


Saturday 17th July 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

Tony Blackburn, Dave Lee Travis

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada So It Goes (Following Night On LWT As A Part Of Their ‘Rock Festival’)

Noel Redding Band - Back On The Road Again

Denim Art Article

Clive James (Brain Damage)

Rogue (Opportunity Rocks)

London Saxophone Quartet - Agincourt Song

Marianne Faithfull - Yesterday (‘As Time Goes By’ Archive Clip From The Music Of Lennon And Mccartney

Eddie And The Hot Rods - Wooly Bully


Tuesday 20th July 1976

BBC2 Johnny Mathis 10:40 - 11:15 pm

In concert


Wednesday 21st July 1976

BBC1 Elvis - That’s The Way It Is

BBC2 Thackray and Loudermilk 8:10 - 8:35 pm

Jake Thackray and John D Loudermilk

Thames Summer Night Out

Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

Tammy Jones

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show


Thursday 22nd July 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Here Comes The Sun (miming)

David Dundas - Jeans On (miming) has his own dancers with 'Hot Gossip' written on their t-shirts

Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue (USA TV clip)

Sheer Elegance - Temptation (live)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Boston Tea Party (repeat 10th June 1976)

The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World (Ruby Flipper)

Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa Band - In Zaire (live vocal over record)

5000 Volts - Dr Kiss Kiss (miming)

Johnny Cash - One Piece At A Time (TV clip)

1776 - Oh Susannah (miming)

Elton John & Kiki - Dee Don't Go Breaking My Heart number one (promo clip)

KC & The Sunshine Band - Shake Your Booty (play out record)

BBC1 Bob Hope (repeat)

Celebrates 25 years in television

Frank Sinatra


Friday 23rd July 1976

LWT Music 11:30 pm - 12:25 am

Linda Lewis

John Miles


Saturday 24th July 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

Tony Monopoly

Dave Lee Travis, Tony Blackburn, David Hamilton

BBC2 Cliff Richard In Concert 9:25 - 9:55 pm

Granada So It Goes 12:05 - 12:35 am

NB Shown the following day on LWT under the banner of ‘Rock Concert’

Mr Pugh's Velvet Glove Show With Ted Milton

Mott - Shouting And Pointing

Lou Reed's 'Coney Island Baby' album is 'Pressed To Kill'

Stephan Micus performing his own music on the Rebabs (From Afghanistan)

CBS Design Department Article

‘As Time Goes By’ archive spot Peter Sellers - A Hard Day's Night (From Music Of Lennon And McCartney)

Clive James (Brain Damage)

Graham Parker And The Rumour - Soul Shoes

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Ann-Margaret Smith

Bay City Rollers

Michel Legrand


Tuesday 27th July 1976

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Count Basie


Wednesday 28th July 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Donny & Marie Osmond

BBC2 Thackray and Loudermilk

Jake Thackray and John D Loudermilk

Thames Bring On The Girls (Bruce Forsyth special)

The Three Degrees

Lena Zavaroni


Thursday 29th July 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak (live vocal over the record)

Dr.Hook - A Little Bit More (promo clip)

The Chanter Sisters - Sideshow (live)

Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven (Ruby Flipper)

Jimmy James & The Vagabonds - Now Is The Time (live)

Status Quo - Mystery Song (promo)

Liverpool Express - You Are My Love (miming)

Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart number one (promo clip)

The Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing (play out record)


Friday 30th July 1976

LWT Late Night Stardust 11:30 pm - 12:30 am

Alvin Stardust

Widowmaker

Carl Wayne


Saturday 31st July 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

The Bachelors

Sacha Distel

Kenny Lynch

BBC2 Charlie Rich In Concert 10:15 - 10:45 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Superpop '76 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (first edition)

Directed by Mike Mansfield

Showaddywaddy

Stephenson's Rocket

Mr Big

LWT Roller Coaster 6:30 - 7:30 pm (directed by Mike Mansfield)

The Bay City Rollers (with new member Ian Mitchell)

Twiggy

LWT The Hollies 11:25 pm - 12:25 am (directed by Mike Mansfield)

The Hollies - Carrie Ann, He Ain't Heavy, The Air That I Breathe

R & J Stone - We Do It, There's No Other Way

Granada So It Goes 12:15 - 12:40 am

Presented By Tony Wilson

Patti Smith - interviewed by Tony Wilson

Snooky Prior with Victor Brox Blues Train - What Have I Got To Do

'Pressed To Kill' looks at 'Shakti' by John McLaughlin

Clive James discusses Page Three Girls

Ross McFarlane - Reflections (Opportunity Rocks)

The Doors (As Time Goes By From The Doors Are Open)

Steve Hawes, So It Goes' Favourite French Lecturer Is In Studio To Educate Us.

The John Miles Band - House On The Hill

ATV Nobody Does It Like Marti (Caine)

Tony Christie


Sunday 1st August 1976

Anglia Oscar Peterson Presents 1.00 - 1.25 pm

with Joe Williams


Monday 2nd August 1976

Granada The Beatles 4:05 - 4:25 pm (cartoon series)


Tuesday 3rd August 1976

BBC1 A Hard Day’s Night Beatles movie 6:45 - 8:10 pm

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Louis Bellson


Wednesday 4th August 1976

BBC1 Band Beat

George Melly and John Chilton


Thursday 5th August 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile (wearing a kilt)

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Slik - The Kid's A Punk (miming)

David Dundas - Jeans On (miming) (with Ruby Flipper)

Billie Jo Spears - What I've Got On Mind (US TV clip)

Sheer Elegance - Temptation (live)

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Here Comes The Sun (promo clip)

KC & The Sunshine Band - Shake Your Booty (Ruby Flipper)

Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue (US TV clip)

5000 Volts - Doctor Kiss Kiss (re-recording)

Billy Ocean - L.O.D (Love On Delivery) (live)

Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa Band - In Zaire (miming)

Twiggy - Here I Go Again (live)

Elton John and Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart number one (promo)

Jesse Green - Nice and Slow (play out record)

BBC1 Ralph McTell Sings

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris


Friday 6th August 1976

Scottish The Andy Stewart Show

Dana


Saturday 7th August 1976

BBC1 Stay Away Joe Elvis Presley

BBC1 Seaside Special

Sacha Distel

Brotherhood of Man

Child

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 The Sounds of Scotland 10:05 - 10:50 pm (Scottish pop)

Rod Stewart

Gallagher & Lyle

Lonnie Donegan

LWT Saturday Scene: Superpop '76 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Be Bop DeLuxe

Max Merritt and Moon

Granada So It Goes

Adam West (Batman) - introduces the show

Be Bop Deluxe - Sister Seagull

Protest Songs Article

The Animals - Twist And Shout (As Time Goes By archive spot)

Alain Stivell - Jenovefa

Hipgnosis design studios article

Clive James (Brain Damage)

Soft Machine - The Tale of Taliesin

LWT Charles Aznavour

Barry Ryan

Lynsey De Paul


Sunday 8th August 1976

Southern Come Sunday

The Sandpipers

Penny Lane


Monday 9th August 1976

BBC1 Glen Campbell Music Show 6:50 - 7:20 pm

Helen Reddy


Tuesday 10th August 1976

BBC1 Help! Beatles movie 6:45 - 8:10 pm

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Joe Turner


Wednesday 11th August 1976

BBC1 Band Beat

Acker Bilk

BBC2 The Sandpipers 8:10 - 9:00 pm

In Concert

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour (repeat)

ABBA

The voice of Kenny Everett


Thursday 12th August 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 – 8:00 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

NB not broadcast

Starland Vocal Band – Afternoon Delight (Ruby Flipper)

The Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing (Ruby Flipper)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris


Friday 13th August 1976

Southern Girl Happy Elvis Presley movie


Saturday 14th August 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

Peters & Lee

Vince Hill

Fivepenny Piece

Tony Blackburn, David Hamilton

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene: Superpop '76 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT Fusion 11:05 pm - 12:05 am

Electric Light Orchestra

Granada So It Goes

Presented by Tony Wilson

Eddie Guitar Burns - Bottle Up And Go

Clive James (As Demis Roussos)

AC-DC - Jail Break (Opportunity Rocks Spot)

Andy Pratt’s Resolution (album review)

Band Called 'O' - Don't Cha Wanna

Gene Vincent - Be Bop A Lula (from ‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Granada special 1964)

Kate and Anna McGarrigle - Complainte Pour Ste Catherine, Talk To Me Of Medocina

Patti Smith talks about her rock opera


Monday 16th August 1976

BBC1 Glen Campbell Music Show 6:30 - 7:20 pm


Tuesday 17th August 1976

BBC1 Yellow Submarine Beatles movie 6:45 - 8:10 pm

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Count Basie


Wednesday 18th August 1976

BBC1 Ask Aspel

Rick Wakeman

BBC1 Band Beat

Madeline Bell

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour (repeat)

Dana


Thursday 19th August 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:50 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Hot Chocolate - Heaven Is In The Back Seat Of My Cadillac (miming)

David Dundas - Jeans On (repeat 5th August 1976)

5000 Volts - Doctor Kiss Kiss (re-recording)

Abba - Dancing Queen (promo clip)

Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa Band - In Zaire (miming)

Bryan Ferry - The Price Of Love (promo clip)

Wings - Let 'Em In (Ruby Flipper)

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Here Comes The Sun (promo clip)

Jesse Green - Nice And Slow (miming)

Twiggy - Here I Go Again (live)

Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart number one (promo clip)

The Stylistics - Sixteen Bars (play out record)

BBC2 The Chris Barber Band In Concert

Granada Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass 10:40 - 11:40 pm

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris


Friday 20th August 1976

BBC1 Frankie Laine 8:15 - 9:00 pm

LWT The Girl On A Motorcycle Marianne Faithfull movie


Saturday 21st August 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

Sidney Devine

Tony Blackburn, David Hamilton, Paul Burnett, Dave Lee Travis

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT The New Seekers (dir Mike Mansfield)

The Glitter Band

Buster

Granada So It Goes

Matumbi - A Woman Like You

Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias - Old Trust

Simon And Garfunkle (Archive Clip)

Kiss (Live At The Free Trade Hall On 13/05/1976), interview, plus Zero (the band's special effects man)

LWT Saturday Scene: Superpop '76 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Kevin Ayres

Strapps

Screemer

LWT The Sweepstakes Game

Alvin Stardust


Monday 23rd August 1976

BBC1 Glen Campbell Music Show (repeat of 18 May 1975)

Anne Murray


Tuesday 24th August 1976

BBC1 Let It Be 6:50 - 8:10 pm Beatles movie

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Dizzy Gillespie


Wednesday 25th August 1976

BBC1 Band Beat

Alex Welsh

Southern Runaround

Alvin Stardust

ATV Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show

Dennis Lotis


Thursday 26th August 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Manfred Mann’s Earthband - Blinded By The Light (miming)

The Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing (Ruby Flipper)

Robin Sarstedt - Lets Fall In Love (live)

Can - I Want More (miming)

The Stylistics - Sixteen Bars (promo clip)

Acker Bilk - Aria (plus one of Ruby Flipper)

The Chi-Lites - You Don't Have To Go (cartoon clip)

James & Bobby Purify - Morning Glory (Ruby Flipper)

Cliff Richard - I Can’t Ask For Anymore Than You (miming)

Gallagher & Lyle - Breakaway (miming)

Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart number one (Ruby Flipper) (play out record)

BBC1 Alan Price Sings 11:15 - 11:45 pm

BBC2 Joe Pass In Concert


Saturday 28th August 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special

Frankie Vaughan

Peters & Lee

The Wurzels

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 The Sounds of Scotland

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene: Superpop '76 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT The Sweepstakes Game

Lynsey De Paul

LWT Rollin’ Bolan 10:45 - 11:45 pm (directed by Mike Mansfield)

T Rex I Love To Boogie, Funky London Childhood, Soul Of My Suit, New York City, Laser Love

AC-DC

Leapy Lee

Laurie Andrew

Granada So It Goes

The Bowles Brothers - Charlie's Nuts

Gentlemen - My Ego's Killing Me

Peter Cook talks about Derek and Clive (Granada cut out one four letter word. Dudley Moore would have also been there but missed his flight from Spain), also presents Riff of the Week spot

Jerry Lee Lewis (from Whole Lotta Shakin' 1964)

Dr Hook - leave in a taxi

The Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK

ATV Nobody Does It Like Marti (Caine)

Vince Hill


Sunday 29th August 1976

Southern Come Sunday

Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber

LWT Elton John - The Dodgers and Russell Harty repeat 11:00 pm - 12:00 am


Monday 30th August 1976 Bank Holiday

BBC2 John Denver In Person From The Talk Of The Town 7:30 - 8:20 pm


Tuesday 31st August 1976

Thames Cilla’s World Of Comedy 8:00 - 8:30 pm (first in new series)

Cilla Black in She’ll Have To Go


Wednesday 1st August 1976

BBC1 Band Beat

Acker Bilk

Marion Montgomery


Thursday 2nd September 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Wings Let ‘Em In (Ruby Flipper)

Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel Here Comes The Sun promo

Bryan Ferry The Price Of Love (promo)

Hot Chocolate Heaven Is In The Back Seat Of My Cadillac

Real Thing Can't Get By Without You

Tina Charles Dance Little Lady Dance

Barry Biggs Work All Day

Jesse Green Nice And Slow (repeat)

Pussycat Mississippi

Tommy Hunt Loving On The Losing Side (disc)

Rod Stewart The Killing Of Georgie (promo clip)

Wings Let 'Em In (film clip)

ABBA Dancing Queen (promo)

BBC2 The Pasadena Roof Orchestra In Concert

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour

Lena Martell


Friday 3rd September 1976

LWT The Sweepstakes Game

Linda Lewis

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 4th September 1976

BBC1 The Two Ronnies (new series)

Barabra Dickson

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Val Doonican

The Nolan Sisters

Pete Shelley

LWT Saturday Scene

The Wurzels

Peters & Lee

LWT Guys and Dolls

Tina Charles

The Biddu Orchestra

LWT The Sweepstakes Game

Linda Lewis

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 5th September 1976

ATV Celebrity Squares (first in new series)

Voice over by Kenny Everett

Anita Harris

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Bing Crosby

Rosemary Clooney

ATV The Muppet Show (first edition)

NB Not shown on LWT as they saw it as purely a children’s show and want to show it on Saturday mornings

Joel Grey


Monday 6th September 1976

BBC2 Jack Jones


Tuesday 7th September 1976

BBC1 Seaside Special: The Seaside Comedy Special

Compilation show

The Fivepenny Piece

ATV The Muppet Show (first episode)

Joel Grey

Thames Cilla’s World Of Comedy 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Cilla Back in Home and Away


Wednesday 8th September 1976

BBC2 Classic TV Drama: The Gorge (1968) music Manfred Mann etc

Granada The Beatles 10:40 - 11:00 am (cartoon series)


Thursday 9th September 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Eddie & The Hot Rods - Get Out Of Denver (live)

Twiggy - Here I Go Again (promo clip)

The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker (miming)

Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine (Ruby Flipper)

Cliff Richard - I Can't Ask For Any More Than You (promo clip)

Bay City Rollers - I Only Want To Be With You (miming)

Kiki Dee - Loving And Free (live)

Manfred Mann’s Earthband - Blinded By The Light (repeat 26th August 1976)

ABBA - Dancing Queen number one (ABBA in Australia TV clip over the end credits)

BBC1 Gangsters: Incident 9:55 - 10:45 pm (first episode)

Music by Dave Greenslade, theme sung by Chris Farlowe

Thames Anita In Jumbleland

Anita Harris

Granada Reports

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias


Friday 10th September 1976

BBC1 Glen Campbell 10:15 - 10:47 pm (London area only)

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 11th September 1976

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

LWT On The Ball

Elton John interviewed by Brian Moore

BBC2 Girls Girls Girls Elvis Presley movie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Beatles (cartoon series)


Sunday 12th September 1976

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Frank Ifield


Monday 13th September 1976

BBC2 The Mike Reid Show

The Yetties

LWT Supersonic (shown by ATV) 5.15 - 5.45 pm

Frankie Miller

Twiggy

Terry Sylvester

John Miles


Tuesday 14th September 1976

ATV Cilla’s World Of Comedy: Desirable Property


Wednesday 15th September 1976

Granada the Beatles 10:40- 11:00 am (cartoon series)


Thursday 16th September 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Abba Dancing Queen (promo)

Real Thing Can't Get By Without You

Jesse Green Nice And Slow (repeat)

J.A.L.N. Band Disco Music

Pussycat Mississippi (promo clip)

Tina Charles Dance Little Lady Dance

Gheorghe Zamfir The Light Of Experience (disc)

Starland Vocal Band Afternoon Delight (promo clip)

Tommy Hunt Loving On The Losing Side

BBC2 Albert Hammond 9:00 - 9:30 pm


Friday 17th September 1976

Scottish Elton John In Concert part one (simulcast with Radio Clyde)

Live at the Edinburgh Playhouse

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 18th September 1976

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

LWT Saturday Scene

The Bay City Rollers interview

The Carpenters on film

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Aquarius 10:45 - 11:30 pm

British Reggae scene with Aswad, The Cimarrons, Sharron Forrester, Nicky Thomas, Delroy Washington, Matumbi

LWT Supersonic 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Be Bop Deluxe - Kiss Of Life

Alvin Stardust - The Word Is Out, Can't Go, No Parking Space

Rod Stewart - The Killing Of Georgie, Pretty Flamingo

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - When The Train Comes, Secrets


Sunday 19th September 1976

BBC1 Anno Domini

All Right Now - David Kossoff talks about his late son Paul

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana

Frankie Vaughan


Monday 20th September 1976

BBC1 Tonight

Musical guests not known

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

BBC2 Morecambe and Wise Show

Gilbert O’Sullivan

The Vernons

LWT Supersonic (shown on ATV)

Alvin Stardust

Rod Stewart

Sutherland Brothers and Quiver

Be Bop DeLuxe


Tuesday 21st September 1976

ATV Cilla’s World Of Comedy: Sisters


Wednesday 22nd September 1976

Thames This Is Your Life

Cliff Richard

Granada So It Goes (shown by HTV)

Graham Parker and The Rumour

Mott


Thursday 23rd September 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

NB Noel Edmonds appears in the opening sequence

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Smokie - I’ll Meet You At Midnight (miming)

The Wurzels - I’m A Cider Drinker (repeat 9th September 1976)

Kiki Dee - Loving & Free (live)

The Bay City Rollers - I Only Want To Be With You (promo clip)

Rod Stewart - Sailing (live clip with children, band and choir)

Rick Dees & His Cast - Disco Duck (Ruby Flipper)

Manfred Mann's Earthband - Blinded By The Light

The Drifters - Every Night’s A Saturday Night With You (live)

ABBA - Dancing Queen number one (ABBA in Australia TV clip over the end credits)


Friday 24th September 1976

Scottish Elton John In Concert part two

LWT Russell Harty

Mike D’Abo & Mike Smith


Saturday 25th September 1976

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

BBC1 Parkinson

The Dudley Moore Trio

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

John Miles – Rebel

Frankie Miller’s Full House - Breakyard Blues, Loving You

Terry Sylvester - Waiting At The End Of The Line

Twiggy - Here I Go Again, Vanilla Ole


Sunday 26th September 1976

BBC2 The Lively Arts: Rod The Mod Has Come Of Age

Rod Stewart documentary

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Rosemary Clooney


Monday 27th September 1976

BBC1 Tonight 11:05 - 11:45 pm

Paul McCartney interviewed by John Pitman in Venice

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

Granada Supersonic (shown on ATV)

Frankie Miller's Full House

Twiggy

John Miles

Terry Sylvester


Tuesday 28th September 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - 12:10 am (first in sixth series)

Bob Dylan Hard Rain special, Fort Worth, Colorado

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, Blowing In the Wind, Railroad Boy, Deportees, Pity the Poor Immigrant, Shelter From the Storm, Maggie's Farm, One Too Many Mornings, Mozambique, Idiot Wind, Knocking On Heaven's Door

Granada Arrows 4:20 - 4:45 pm (first in second series)

Arrows - The Boogiest Band in Town, Bring Back the Fire, Don't Worry 'Bout Love, Gotta Be Near You

The Real Thing - Can't Get By Without You

Paul Nicholas - Dancing With the Captain

ATV Cilla’s World Of Comedy: Get Me To The Church

Cilla Black


Thursday 30th September 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis (eats throughout the show)

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Can - I Want More (repeat 26th August 1976)

Randy Edelman - Uptown Uptempo Woman (live)

Sherbert - Howzat (live vocal over the record)

The Ritchie Family - The Best Disco In Town (Ruby Flipper)

Tina Charles - Dance Little Lady Dance (live)

Jesse Green - Nice N Slow (repeat 19th August 1976)

Demis Roussos - When Forever Is Gone (live)

Roussos joins the host in eating at a table

ABBA - Dancing Queen number one (promo clip over the end credits)


Friday 1st October 1976

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Gilbert O'Sullivan - To Each His Own

LWT Russell Harty

Natalie Cole


Saturday 2nd October 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop 9:30 - 12:30 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

BBC1 Parkinson

Sammy Davis Jr

LWT Saturday Scene

Mac Kissoon

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Smokie

Hollies

The Drifters

Bay City Rollers

Marianne Faithfull


Sunday 3rd October 1976

BBC2 Tangerine Dream at Coventry Cathedral

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 4th October 1976

ATV Cilla’s World Of Comedy: Who's Your Friend?

Cilla Black

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige


Tuesday 5th October 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

Led Zeppelin - Black Dog (The Song Remains The Same movie)

Starz - That Was Yesterday, Nothing Ever Comes That Easy

Joan Armatrading - Down To Zero, Love and Affection

Jimmy Carter - interview from the Capricorn picnic

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk

Buddy Holly – film clips (home movies / Ed Sullivan) and article about new biography

USA President Jimmy Carter interviewed at the Capricorn Records party

Stevie Wonder - Pastime Paradise (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Moving Next Door to You, Faith in You, I Love Rock and Roll

The Bay City Rollers - I Only Wanna Be With You

Dana - Fairytale

ATV Cilla's World of Comedy: Who's Your Friend?

Cilla Black


Thursday 7th October 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

T Rex - Laser Love (miming) (Herbie Flowers appears to be wearing pyjamas)

Pussycat - Mississippi (live)

Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots - Disco Duck (promo clip and audience)

England Dan & John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight (promo clip)

The Detroit Spinners - Rubberband Man (Ruby Flipper)

The Manhattans - Hurt (promo clip)

Paul Nicholas - Dancing With The Captain (live) (with two of Ruby Flipper)

Smokie - I’ll See You At Midnight (miming)

ABBA - Dancing Queen number one (ABBA in Australia TV clip over the end credits)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris

Anglia George Hamilton IV


Friday 8th October 1976

BBC2 A World Of Music

NB Douglas Fairbanks Jr introduces The Great American Songbook

Lulu

Elaine Delmar

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 9th October 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Strawbs – Hard Hard Winter

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Tina Charles

Smokie

LWT Saturday Scene

Leo Sayer

Demis Roussos

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:45 - 6:15 pm

The Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right

The Dodgers - Don't It Always Get You Down

David Essex - Rock On, Coming Home

Sailor - Stiletto Heels, Girls Girls Girls

Catherine Howe - Till The Morning Comes

Gene Pitney - Hold On To The Music

Osibisa - The Coffee Song

Smokie - I'll Meet You At Midnight

Twiggy - Vanilla Ole


Sunday 10th September 1976

ATV The Muppet Show

Paul Williams

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Max Bygraves

The Bachelors

Frank Ifield


Monday 11th September 1976

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Spkky (a black group from Manchester)


Tuesday 12th October 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Janis Ian In Concert at BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

When The Party's Over, Boy I Really Tied One On, Jesse, Got To Get Up, At Seventeen, In the Winter, Applause, Bright Lights and Promises, I Would Like To Dance, Tea and Sympathy

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Bring Back the Fire, Don't Worry 'bout Love, First Hit, Feeling this Way

The Drifters - Every Night's a Saturday Night With You

Pilot - Penny in My Pocket

Thames The Tom O’Connor Show

The New Faces


Thursday 14th October 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

NB Ruby Flipper’s last show

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Host: David Hamilton

Tavares - Don't Take Away The Music (promo clip)

Sherbet - Howzat (repeat 30th September 1976)

Simon May - The Summer Of My Life (live) (with one of Ruby Flipper)

Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music (Ruby Flipper)

Liverpool Express - Hold Tight (miming)

David Essex - Coming Home (miming)

J.A.L.N. Band - Disco Music (miming)

Pussycat - Mississippi number one (promo clip over the end credits)

Anglia George Hamilton IV Live

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris


Friday 15th October 1976

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 16th October 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Smokie – The Other Side of Midnight

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Mud

Gilbert O’Sullivan

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

LWT Supersonic 5:30 – 6:00 pm

Marc Bolan – Laser Love, Ride A White Swan

John Miles - Remember Yesterday

Mud - Night On The Tiles, Dynamite

Slik - Forever And Ever, When Will I Be Loved

LWT Happy Days 6:00 - 6:30 pm (first episode)

NB American sit-com about a family in the rock and roll era

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 17th October 1976

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

Clifford T Ward


Monday 18th October 1976

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

LWT Supersonic (shown by ATV)

Gloria Jones

Leo Sayer

R&J Stone

Little River Band


Tuesday 19th October 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:40 - 7:10 pm

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 pm - 12:00 am

Poco – Rose Of Cimarron

Elton John

Fleetwood Mac in the USA, interview, Rhiannon live

John David Souther - Silver Blue (abstract film clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Love is Easy, Love Rider, My World is Turning On Love, A Touch too Much

Showaddywaddy Under The Moon Of Love

Thames Today

Wings interviewed by Eamonn Andrews


Wednesday 20th October 1976

Thames The Sooty Show

Rosemary Squires


Thursday 21st October 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

NB Includes a competition to name the new six girl dance troupe brought in to replace Ruby Flipper. They make their first appearance in this show and would eventually be named Legs & Co, but in the closing credits they are referred to as "??????"

Host: Ed Stewart

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Love’s A Prima Donna (miming)

Demis Roussos - When Forever Has Gone (live)

Paul Nicholas - Dancing With The Captain (re-recording)

Rod Stewart - Sailing (TOTP film from 1975 with clips from the HMS Ark Royal series)

Ed Stewart introduces the new dance troupe

John Miles - Remember Yesterday (re-recording)

Average White Band - Queen Of My Soul (new six girl dance troupe)

Climax Blues Band - Couldn’t Get It Right (live)

Boxer Joe Bugner introduces this week's number one

Pussycat - Mississippi (promo clip over the end credits)


Friday 22nd October 1976

BBC1 Nationwide

Young Nation: Peter Frampton article

BBC2 A World Of Music

George Hamilton IV

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 23rd October 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Sherbet

Tam Paxton

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

David Essex

Guys And Dolls

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barabra Dickson

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 12:00 - 12:30 pm

NB back to a morning showing

Leo Sayer

Gloria Jones

The Little River Band

R&J Stone


Sunday 24th October 1976

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

Dave Cook & Judy MacKenzie

LWT Rod Stewart - A Night On The Town

Long John Baldry, Thin Lizzy


Monday 25th October 1976

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

BBC2 Morecambe and Wise Show

Lena Zavaroni

The Spinners


Tuesday 26th October 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

Peter Frampton at The Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead

Baby I love your way, All I want to be, Baby (something's happening), Doobie wah, Lines on my face, Show me the way, Do you feel like we do

Granada Arrows

Arrows - The Boogiest Band in Town, Faith in You, First Hit

Child – Maybe Baby Someday

Gilbert O’ Sullivan – To Each His Own

The Wurzels – I Am A Cider Drinker


Thursday 28th October 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

NB The dance troupe are still credited as ?????? at the end of the show

Host: Tony Blackburn (with an interruption by David Hamilton)

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

Alan Price - Kiss Away The Night (miming)

Chicago - If You Leave Me Now (live US TV clip)

Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancin’ (promo clip)

Joan Armatrading - Love and Affection (live vocal over a re-recording)

Lalo Schifrin - Theme From Jaws (new dance troupe)

Simon May - The Summer Of My Life (live)

Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music (re-recording) (over the end credits)

Pussycat - Mississippi


Friday 29th October 1976

BBC2 A World Of Music: John Denver and Friends 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Frank Sinatra

LWT The 1976 Sun Television Awards

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You, Can't Help Falling In Love, Can't Take My Eyes off You, If You Ever Believed


Saturday 30th October 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Sherbet

BBC1 Shirley Bassey (first edition)

The Three Degrees

Charles Aznavour

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Wellington Womble

Guys and Dolls

Mike Holloway (Flintlock)

5000 Volts

Dana (promo clip)

Sweet (promo clip)

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Guys And Dolls - Here I Go Again, Stoney Ground, Let's All Get Together

Catherine Howe - Until The Morning Comes

Osibisa - The Coffee Song

Gene Pitney - Hold On

Twiggy - Vanilla Ole

Smokie - I'll Meet You At Midnight

ATV Celebrity Squares

Vikki Carr


Sunday 31st October 1976

BBC1 The Young Ones Cliff Richard movie

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

Malcolm Stewart and Peter Langford

LWT Late Night Special 10:45 - 11:55 pm

Cado Belle

Smith and D’Abo

Frankie Miller’s Full House

ATV The Muppet Show

Lena Horne

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican

The Beverley Sisters

Tony Monopoly

LWT Supersonic (shown by Anglia)

Catherine Howe

Osibisa

Gene Pitney


Monday 1st November 1976

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige


Tuesday 2nd November 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:40 - 7:10 pm

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

The Cate Brothers - In One Eye and Out the Other, Where Can We Go

Steve Hillage - Hurdy Gurdy Glissando

Robert Plant & Peter Grant - interviewed by show Producer Michael Appleton, Dazed and Confused (The Song Remained The Same movie)

Paul Horn - Latin Tala (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Bring Back the Fire, Once Upon a Time, Moving Next Door to You

Marc Bolan & T Rex - Laser Love

Sunshine - Bye Bye Mama

Thames Looks Familiar

Rosemary Squires


Wednesday 3rd November 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest (first in new series)

Hosts: Sally James & David ‘Kid’ Jensen

Musical guests not known


Thursday 4th November 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

NB The dance troupe is still referred to as ?????? in the credits at the end

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love (NB made up of two different takes, one with the band wearing white outfits, the other black outfits)

The Manhattans - Hurt (promo clip)

Steve Miller Band - Rock N Me (new dance troupe)

The Who - Substitute (live clip, possibly Charlton FC show 1975)

Bonnie Tyler - Lost In France (live)

Tavares - Don't Take Away The Music (promo clip)

Climax Blues Band - Couldn’t Get It Right (live)

Chicago - three members of the band chat to the host

Pussycat - Mississippi number one (promo clip)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris


Friday 5th November 1976

BBC1 Ken Dodd’s World Of Laughter

The Wurzels

BBC2 A World Of Music

Dudley Moore (who also writes a piece for The Kings Singers to perform)

LWT Russell Harty

Billy Fury – Halfway To Paradise


Saturday 6th November 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Mud - Lean On Me

Simon May – Summer of my Life

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Paul Nicholas

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

Janis Ian

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Tina Charles

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Billy J Kramer - Little Children

Linda Lewis - This Time I'll Be Sweet, Remember The Days Of The Old Schoolyard

Gilbert O'sullivan - To Each His Own

Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love

Sutherland Brothers & Quiver – Secrets

ATV New Faces

Tony Blackburn on panel


Sunday 7th November 1976

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

Adrian Snell

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Spinners

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Monday 8th November 1976

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

Thames Opportunity Knocks

UK vs Australia

Champainge

Tammy Jones

Tony Monopoly


Tuesday 9th November 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds (London only)

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

The Cate Brothers (listed, but were on the previous week)

Jean Luc Ponty (may not have been on)

Ralph McTell in concert at the BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Weather the Storm, Dry Bone Rag, From Clare to Here, Naomi, Old Grey Rag, May You Never, Big Tree, Hesitation Blues, Streets of London, Winnie's Rag

Granada Arrows

Arrows - I Love Rock and Roll, Dare You Not to Dance, Feeling This Way

Billy Ocean - Stop Me

Keeley Ford - Blackwater Mill

Arbre - Senorita


Wednesday 10th November 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track Facts feature about recording studios including Abbey Road

Thames Wednesday At Eight (first in series)

Petula Clark

The Nolan Sisters

Thames Musical Triangles

Tim Rice


Thursday 11th November 1976

BBC1 or BBC2 Ralph McTell Show (possibly not broadcast)

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

NB As a result of the competition the dance troupe now have a name, Legs and Co.

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Chicago If You Leave Me Now (promo)

Eddie & The Hot Rods Teenage Depression

Dr.Hook If Not You (promo)

Leo Sayer You Make Me Feel Like Dancing (promo)

Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise (promo)

Billy Ocean Stop Me If You've Heard It All Before

Guys & Dolls Stoney Ground

Hank C. Burnette Spinning Rock Boogie (Legs & Co)


Friday 12th November 1976

BBC1 Nationwide

Young Nation section

The Sex Pistols – Anarchy In The UK

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television (first of second series)

Neil Innes

Featuring The Rutles

LWT Russell Harty

Asha Puthli - Devil


Saturday 13th November 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Rod Stewart

The Wurzels – Morning Glory

Mike Oldfield – Portsmouth (promo)

Mike Love of The Beach Boys

BBC2 The Basil Brush Show

Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Can't Get Enough Of You

Johnny Nash

BBC2 The Lively Arts – In Performance

NB Simulcast in stereo on Radio 3

The Newcastle Jazz Festival, introduced by Spike Milligan

The Soft Machine

The Alex Welsh Jazzband

Syd Lwrence Orchestra

Annie Ross

Rashaan Roland Kirk

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

The Rubettes

Johnny Wakelin

LWT Supersonic

The Rubettes - I Can Do It, Under One Roof (not wearing the usual Rubettes outfits)

Alan Price - Jarrow Song, Our Love Won't Fade Away

Slik - When Will I Be Loved

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Love's A Prima Donna


Sunday 14th November 1976

BBC1 The Devil’s Music: Nothing But The Truth part one 11:10 - 11:35 pm

Leadbelly, Bessie Smith, Billie Holliday, Ida Fox, Otis Spann, Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, B B King, Paul Butterfield, Eddie Floyd, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Victoria Spivey

Thames Musical Triangles

Tim Rice


Monday 15th November 1976

BBC1 The Royal Variety Performance 7:50 - 11:00 pm (broadcast live)

Shirley Bassey

Gilbert Becaud

Lena Zavaroni

Thames Pauline’s Quirkes (first in series)

Resident group: Flintlock

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

Thames Pauline's Quirkes

Flintlock


Tuesday 16th November 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - end

Brian Wilson interview, The Beach Boys - When I Grow Up To Be A Man (Ready Steady Go 1964)

Cajun Moon - Sawtooth Line, Homestate, Underneath the Cajun Moon

Be Bop DeLuxe - Forbidden Lovers, Down on Terminal Street

Chilliwack - I Know You Know (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Love Rider, Faith in You, Dare You Not to Dance, Bring Back the Fire

The G Band - Lay Your Love on Me

Red Hurley - Tennessee Special

Chris Neal - Viva California


Wednesday 17th November 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track Facts feature with Biddu

Thames Wednesday At Eight

The New Seekers


Thursday 18th November 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: David Jensen

Chicago - If You Leave Me Now (promo)

Mud Lean On Me

Dana Fairy Tale (promo)

Bonnie Tyler Lost In France

Peter Frampton Do You Feel Like We Do (disc)

Electric Light Orchestra Living Thing (promo)

Showaddywaddy Under The Moon Of Love

Yvonne Elliman Love Me (promo)

BBC1 Miss World 1976

Sacha Distel

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 19th November 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes

BBC2 Norman Gunston 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Diane Solomon

LWT Russell Harty

Tony Palmer talks about his pop documentary series All You Need Is Love


Saturday 20th November 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Rick Dees Disco Duck (promo)

Paul Nicholas – Grandma’s Party

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

ABBA

Lulu

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

Stan Getz Quartet

Morris Albert

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Mud – scheduled but not one

Tina Charles - Doctor Love, Dance Little Lady Dance

The Glitter Band - Lay Your Love On Me, People Like You People Like Me

Frankie Miller - Sail Away

Cliff Richard - Hey Mr Dream Maker

ATV New Faces

Koffee and Kreme (including Lance Ellington)


Sunday 21st November 1976

BBC1 The Devil’s Music 2: Crazy Blues 11:30 - 11:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Thames Musical Triangles

Tim Rice

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican

The Bachelors

Frank Ifield


Monday 22nd November 1976

BBC1 One More Time

John Christie, Elaine Paige

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Kenny Ball

Granada Clapperboard

A look at Led Zeppelin’s The Song Remains The Same

Thames Pauline’s Quirkes

Resident group: Flintlock


Tuesday 23rd November 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny & Marie Osmond

The Osmonds

Pearl Bailey

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Gotta Be Near You, My World is Turning On You, Love is Easy

Billy J Kramer - Little Children

Kettle - Thinking Of You

Paul Nicholas - Grandma's Party

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 pm - 12:00 am

Linda Ronstadt at The New Victoria Theatre, London

Lose Again, That'll Be the Day, Love has no Pride, Silver Threads & Golden Needles, Willin', It Doesn't Matter Anymore, When Will I Be Loved, Crazy, Tattler, Lo Siento Mi Vida, Love is a Rose, Hasten Down the Wind, Tracks of my Tears


Wednesday 24th November 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Musical guests not known

Thames Wednesday At Eight

Tammy Jones

Frankie Vaughan


Thursday 25th November 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love (with chart run-down)

The Kursaal Flyers - Little Does She Know (live)

Dr Hook - If Not You (promo clip)

Billy Ocean - Stop Me (live)

Be Bop Deluxe - Maid In Heaven (Legs & Co)

Cliff Richard - Hey Mr.Dreamaker (miming)

ABBA - Money Money Money (promo clip)

Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (live)

Chicago - If You Leave Me Now number one (promo clip over end credits)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 26th November 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

with Neil Innes

LWT Russell Harty

Henry Cooper sings!


Saturday 27th November 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Dana – Fairy Tale (possibly a promo clip)

Twiggy – Vanilla Ole

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The G Band

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

Clive Westlake

Mel Torme

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Mike Batt

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

The Bay City Rollers – Rock N Roller

Mud – Beating Round The Bush

Kursaal Flyers – Little Does She Know

The Babys – If You’ve Got The Time

Mud – Lean On Me

Jimmy McCulloch & White Line – Call My Name

The Bay City Rollers – You’re A Woman


Sunday 28th November 1976

BBC1 The Devil’s Music 3 Work and Mother Wit 11:30 - 11:55 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

BBC2 Second City Firsts: Glitter

Noel Edmonds plays a DJ (gets paid £75 for the role)

Toyah Wilcox (acting role)

Bilbo Baggins

LWT The London Weekend Show: Punk Rock

The Sex Pistols interviewed at their flat in Denmark Street, London

The Clash

Dr Feelgood

ATV The Muppet Show

Charles Aznaour


Monday 29th November 1976

Thames Pauline’s Quirks

Resident group: Flintlock


Tuesday 30th November 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 Perry Como - Spring In New Orleans 9:30 - 10:15 pm

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 - 11:55 pm

The Gordon Giltrap Band - Lucifer’s Cage, Revelation

Al Stewart - The Year of the Cat

Joe Walsh - Turn To Stone ('In Concert' US TV)

George Harrison - interview, True Love, This Song (promo clips)

Granada Arrows

Arrows - I Love Rock and Roll, Once Upon a Time, Dare You Not to Dance, A Touch Too Much

Jonathan King - When I Was A Star

The Dodgers - I Just Wanna Love You


Wednesday 1st December 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Musical guests not known

Thames Today 6:00 - 6:35 pm

The Sex Pistols and Siouxsie Sioux interviewed by Bill Grundy, Anarchy In The UK clip

Thames Wednesday At Eight

Lyn Paul


Thursday 2nd December 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Ed Stewart (instead of Tony Blackburn who was recovering from mumps)

Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love (repeat)

Mud Lean On Me

Queen Somebody To Love (Legs & Co)

Barry White Don't Make Me Wait Too Long (promo)

Electric Light Orchestra Living Thing (promo)

Johnny Mathis When A Child Is Born (promo)

Tina Charles Dr. Love

Yvonne Elliman Love Me (promo)

Smokie Living Next Door To Alice


Friday 3rd December 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes

BBC2 A World of Music Presents Carpenters In Concert 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Live at the New London Theatre

Granada Granada Tonight

George Harrison interviewed by Tony Wilson, plus three promo clips from 33 and 1/3


Saturday 4th December 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

ELO (three members of the band at Swaperama in Cardiff)

John Christie Here’s To Love

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The New Seekers

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

Bobby Goldsboro

Rod McKeun

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

The Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right

The New Seekers - I've Got The Music In Me, That's Where The Music Takes Me, I Wanna Go Back

The Real Thing - Can't Get By Without You, You To Me Are Everything

Sunfighter - Such A Lovely Night


Sunday 5th December 1976

BBC1 The Devil’s Music 4: The Music of Providence

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

Shushua

LWT Late Night Special 10:05 - 11:05 pm

Lynsey dePaul

Smokie

The Martin Ford Orchestra

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vikki Carr

The Spinners


Monday 6th December 1976

Thames Pauline’s Quirkes

Resident group: Flintlock

Tony Prince (DJ)

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents (repeat)

Count Basie

Joe Williams

Al Grey

Yorkshire Calendar

Malcolm McLaren interview at Leeds Polytechnic Sex Pistols show

Ulster From Glen to Glen

De Danna


Tuesday 7th December 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

Jimmy Osmond

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

Jackson Browne in concert at BBC Theatre, Sherherd's Bush. London

with guest Warren Zevon

Something Fine, For Everyman, Fountain of Sorrow, The Only Child, For a Dancer, Mohammed's Radio, The Pretender

Granada Arrows

Arrows - First Hit, Goodbyes Don't Bother Me, Don't Worry 'bout Love

Glyder - Hold On

Gene Pitney - Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa


Wednesday 8th December 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track Facts - A&R article

Thames Wednesday At Eight

Andy Williams


Thursday 9th December 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: David Hamilton

NB Rod Stewart cancelled an appearance and was replaced by Jethro Tull

The Kursaal Flyers - Little Does She Know (re-recording)

Abba - Money Money Money (promo clip)

Jethro Tull – Ring Out Solstice Bells (miming)

Mike Oldfield - Portsmouth (Legs & Co and Chalkie the parrot)

Tommy Hunt - One Fine Morning (live)

Dana - Fairytale (promo clip)

Paul Nicholas - Grandma’s Party (re-recording) (with Legs and Co dressed as Grannies)

Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love number one (repeat 4th November 1976)

Billy Ocean - Stop Me (play out record over credits and audience dancing)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris

Anglia George Hamilton IV


Friday 10th December 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

NB This episode contains a reference to an un-shown ITV series Sex In Our Time featuring Tony Bilbow

Neil Innes

ATV Des O'Connor Entertains

Lena Zavaroni


Saturday 11th December 1976

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

ELO

Anita Harris

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Bonnie Tyler - Lost In France

Liverpool Express - You Are My Love, Every Man Must Have A Dream

Paul Nicholas - Dancing With The Captain, Grandma's Party

The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - When The Train Comes

LWT Saturday Scene

Phoenix

Slik

Kursaal Flyers

ATV Celebrity Squares

Dana


Sunday 12th December 1976

BBC1 The Devil’s Music 5: Sticking With The Blues

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Songs Of Searching

Ralph McTell

Bryn Haworth

HTV News

Religious protesters at The Sex Pistols show at Caerphilly


Monday 13th December 1976

BBC1 The Osmonds

Chubby Checker

Thames Pauline’s Quirkes

Resident group: Flintlock

Mike Read, Steve Wright (DJs)

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents (repeat)


Tuesday 14th December 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 pm - 12:00 am

Heart - Dreamboat Annie, Crazy on You

Tommy Bolin - Post Toastee (Ian Emes clip)

Racing Cars - Hardworking Woman, They Shoot Horses Don't They?

Queen - live at Hyde Park, London, interview

Steve Goodman - Banana Republic (Cambridge Folk Festival)

Granada Arrows

Arrows The Boogiest Band In Town, Bring Back The Fire, My World is Turning On Love

Robin Sarstedt Sitting in Limbo

The Wurzels Morning Glory


Wednesday 15th December 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track Facts looks at record companies

Thames Wednesday At Eight 8:00 - 9:00 pm

The Three Degrees

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 16th December 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

10 C.C. The Things We Do For Love (promo)

Mud Lean On Me

Chris Hill Bionic Santa (promo clip)

Johnny Mathis When A Child Is Born (promo)

Tina Charles Dr. Love

Jesse Green Flip

Smokie Living Next Door To Alice

Stylistics You'll Never Get To Heaven (Legs & Co)

Showaddywaddy Under The Moon Of Love

Thames Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris

Anglia George Hamilton IV


Friday 17th December 1976

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes

BBC2 A World Of Music 9:40 - 10:30 pm

Petula Clark


Saturday 18th December 1976

BBC1 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Basil (Brush) In Neverland 5:50 - 6:15 pm

No-one of interest in this edition

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Chris Spedding

Mud

Clodagh Rodgers

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Medicine Head - Me And Susie

The Rubettes - Baby I Know, Goody Two Shoes

Chris Spedding & The Vibrators - Pogo Dancing, Motor Biking

Osibisa - The Coffee Song

Clodagh Rodgers - Save Me

ATV Celebrity Squares

Tony Blackburn


Sunday 19th December 1976

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The Big Match

With Elton John

Southern Come Sunday

Peters and Lee

Vince Hill


Monday 20th December 1976

BBC1 Shaft movie theme by Isaac Hayes

Thames Pauline’s Quirkes

Resident group: Flintlock

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 21st December 1976

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:15 - 9:15 pm

NB also seen listed as Queen from Christmas 1975 repeat

Macon Whoopee – Capricorn Records’ special with The Marshall Tucker Band, Dickie Betts, Bonnie Bramlett, Elvin Bishop, Phil Walden, Wet Willie

Thames Looks Familiar

Petula Clark, Frankie Vaughan

Granada Arrows

Arrows - Faith in You, Hard Hearted Love, Rider

Bay City Rollers - You're a Woman

Slik - Don't Take Your Love Away

Granada The Beatles 9:55 - 10:10 am (cartoon series)


Wednesday 22nd December 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track Facts looks at roadies

Thames Wednesday At Eight

Sheila White (singer)


Thursday 23rd December 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

Thin Lizzy - Don't Believe A Word (live vocal over record)

Barry Biggs - Sideshow (live)

Status Quo - Wild Side Of Life (promo clip)

John Christie - Here’s To You, Here’s To Me, Here’s To Love (miming)

Stevie Wonder - I Wish (Legs & Co)

Paul Nicholas - Grandma's Party (miming)

Liverpool Express - Every Man Must Have A Dream (miming)

Mike Oldfield - Portsmouth (promo clip)

Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born (Soleado) number one (promo clip)

Jethro Tull Ring Out Solstice Bells (playout record)

BBC1 The Spinners


Friday 24th December 1976 Christmas Eve

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television 9:25 - 9:55 pm

with Neil Innes

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:00 - 11:00 pm

Rod Stewart at The Olympia, London

Tonight's The Night, The Wild Side Of Life, This Old Heart Of Mine, Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller, I Don't Want To Talk About It, The Killing Of Georgie, Maggie May, Get Back, Losing You, Sailing

ATV Bing Crosby’s White Christmas


Saturday 25th December 1976 Christmas Day

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 2:10 - 3:00 pm

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Noel Edmonds

Slik - Forever and Ever (miming)

Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart (promo clip)

Abba - Dancing Queen (Legs & Co)

J.J.Barrie - No Charge (live)

Laurel & Hardy - Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (Way Out West clip)

Tina Charles - I Love To Love (live)

The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) (live)

Cliff Richard - Devil Woman (miming)

Abba - Mamma Mia (repeat 15th January 1976)

Hank Mizell - Jungle Rock (Legs & Co, with Tony Blackburn in a cooking pot)

Pussycat - Mississippi (repeat 2nd September 1976)

Demis Roussos - Forever & Ever (live)

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (promo clip)

Wings (Legs and Co) (playout) NB mentioned but not shown until the 26th December show

Whole Lotta Love (playout)

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show 7:45 - 8:45 pm

Elton John – Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

The Nolans – When You Are A King

Marian Montgomery -

BBC2 The Snow Queen

Narrated by Vivian Stanshall

LWT Christmas Supersonic 2:15 - 3:00 pm

NB Presented by the Daily Mirror Pop Club

Hosts: Russell Harty and Joanna Lumley

John Miles -

Guys & Dolls -

Linda Lewis (with Marc Bolan) -

T Rex - New York City, I Love To Boogie, Soul Of My Suit

Gary Glitter & The G Band - Do You Wanna Touch Me, Hello Hello I'm Back Again , I'm The Leader Of The Gang, It Takes All Night Long, I Love You Love Me Love

Tina Charles - Doctor Love, Dance Little Lady Dance

Granada Celebration 11:05 pm - 12:00 am

with Petula Clark


Sunday 26th December 1976

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 2:10 - 3:00 pm

Hosts: Jimmy Savile and Tony Blackburn

Brotherhood of Man - Save All Your Kisses For Me (repeat)

Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You (live)

Sailor - Glass of Champagne (re-recording)

Wings - Let ‘Em In (Legs and Co)

The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything (live)

Dr Hook - A Little Bit More (promo clip)

ABBA - Fernando (promo clip)

Rod Stewart - The Killing of Georgie (promo clip)

Our Kid - You Just Might See Me Cry (repeat 3rd June 1976)

Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born (promo clip)

The Four Seasons - December ’63 (Legs and Co)

Chicago - If You Leave Me Now (promo clip)

Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon of Love (miming)

Whole Lotta Love (playout)

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Nana Mouskouri

LWT Rock Nativity 6:25 - 7:25 pm

Musical guests not known


Monday 27th December 1976

BBC1 Swap Of The Pops 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

NB a Multi-Coloured Swap Show compilation

Rod Stewart (13 November 1976)

Rick Dees And His Cast Of Idiots (20 November 1976)

ABBA interviewed by Keith Chegwin, Money Money Money (promo)

Sherbet Howzat (promo)

Pussycat Mississippi (promo)

Tavares Don't Take Away The Music (promo)

Paul Nicholas Dancing With The Captain (promo)

Dana Fairy Tales (27 November 1976) possibly a promo

Mud Lean On Me (11 June 1976)

John Christie and Orchestra Here's To Love (12 April 1976)

Paul Nicholas Grandma's Party (20 November 1976)

Showaddywaddy Under The Moon Of Love (30 October 1976)

Strawbs Hard, Hard Winter (9 October 1976)

Twiggy Vanilla Ole (27 November 1976) (promo)

Simon May Summer Of My Life (6 November 1976)

The Wurzels Morning Glory (13 November 1976)

Smokie I'll Meet You At Midnight (16 October 1976)

Mike Oldfield Perf Portsmouth, (13 November 1976) promo

BBC1 The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show 7:55 - 8:35 pm

The New Seekers

BBC1 Parkinson’s Music 11:05 pm - 12:05 am

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Gilbert O’Sullivan’s Greatest Hits 6:00 - 6:45 pm

The Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir and Children from Cross Hall Junior School Morley

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Songwriters special

The Brothers - Sing Me


Tuesday 28th December 1976

BBC2 John Denver’s Rocky Mountain Christmas

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm – 12:35 am

Granada International Pop Proms

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Barbara Dickson Another Suitcase in Another Hall

Love Machine (dance troupe)

Gene Pitney Just One Smile, twenty Four hours From Tulsa

Tina Charles I Love To Love

The Les Reed Singers

Biddu

Thames Tommy Cooper’s Guest Night

The Three Degrees


Wednesday 29th December 1976

Yorkshire Pop Quest

The start of round two.

Track Facts looks at session musicians with Alan Parker and Mike Moran


Thursday 30th December 1976

BBC1 Come September movie with Bobby Darin

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 Perry Como Christmas in Mexico

Vikki Carr


Friday 31st December 1976

BBC1 The Freddie Starr Show

Guys and Dolls

BBC1 A Jubilee Of Music

Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore

Petula Clark - Downtown

Kathy Kirby - Secret Love

Lulu - Shout

Matt Monro - Walk Away

Cliff Richard - Hey Mister Dream Maker

Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness

Vera Lynn

Ken Dodd - Tears

Val Doonican – What Would I Be?

Rolf Harris – Two Little Boys

Max Bygraves

The Walker Brothers – No Regrets

BBC1 Welcome 1977

Petula Clark (filmed greeting)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test Pick Of The Year 12:03 - 2:00 am

Philip Catherine - Sneezing Bull

Little Feat - Long Distance Love

Leslie West - Dear Prudence

Linda Ronstadt - Desperados

Peter Frampton - Lines On My Face

Patti Smith - Hey Joe

Headeast - Never Been Any Reason

Nils Lofgren - Going Back

Crosby & Nash - Love Work Out

Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash (pomo clip) Fool To Cry (Filmfinders clip)

Jim Capaldi - Short Cut Draw Blood

Led Zeppelin - Achilles Last Stand (Filmfinders clip)

Eagles - Doolin Dalton

Dave Mason - Give Me A Reason

James Brown - Out Of Sight (The TAMI Show)

Steve Howe - Ram (promo clip)

Bonnie Raitt - I'm Blowing Away

Bob Dylan - Hurricane (Hard Rain)

Joni Mitchell - In France They Kiss On Main Street (Filmfinders clip)

Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe, Sunshine Of Your Love ('Happening For Lulu')

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird

Scottish The Hogmany Thingummyjig

The Wurzels

Scottish Connolly

Billy Connelly special

Gallagher and Lyle


Also this year

Joan Armatrading - Thames Magpie interview

Genesis - ITV Trick Of The Tail TV ad

Hollies - ITV Live Hollies TV ad

Paul Jones - Thames The Sweeney

Sailor live in Southend - ITV directed by Mike Mansfield