Dirt Nap City

Who Was Merv Griffin?

November 30, 2023 Dirt Nap City Season 2 Episode 33
Dirt Nap City
Who Was Merv Griffin?
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Show Notes

Merv Griffin began singing on radio at age 19 and went on to become one of the biggest names in entertainment on American television.  He appeared on Broadway, he was a big band singer, and he hosted his own talk show from 1965 to 1986. Today he is probably remember best for creating two of the biggest game shows on television - Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune.  If ever there was an icon of 20th century American entertainment, it was certainly Merv Griffin!

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