Shirley's Numerous Television Appearances
HH01492A.gif (1767 bytes)1956 to the 2004

The '50s

2/12/56 The Ed Sullivan Show Shirley sang "Many A New Day" from OKLAHOMA! CBS
55-56 season Ford Star Jubilee  "You're The Top" - Tribute to Cole Porter CBS
Third Season Make Room For Daddy "Shirley Jones Makes Good" 
She sang at Danny's Club
11/8/56 Playhouse 90 "The Big Slide" with Red Skelton.
(Shirley  was nominated for an Emmy for this performance)
1956 Max Liebman's Show "Musical Variety Spectacular" Not sure
1956-57? The Lux Video Theatre Guest spot, Gordon MacRae Host NBC
2/27/57 US Steel Hour Production "Shadow of Evil" NS
4/9/58 Dupont Show "The Red Mill"   for Dupont's show of the month NS

The '60s

In the 60's The Bob Hope Show For Chrysler Theatre (several guest spots) NBC
1/22/68 The Carol Burnett Show Guest singer on the program CBS
3/7/69 The Name Of The Game "The Third Choice" NBC
2/17/69 The Carol Burnett Show Special guest star CBS
1969 "Silent Night, Lonely Night" TV Movie with Lloyd Bridges, 
Shirley was nominated for an "Emmy" for this role.
Mid 60's The Danny Kaye Show Guest Appearance/singer CBS
Mid 60's The Perry Como Show Special guest singer NBC
1969-70 The Tom Jones Show Variety Show, sang  "Somewhere" (West Side Story) ABC
1969 TV Movie "But I Don't Want To Get Married" ABC
1969 Friends and Nabors Guest on Jim Nabors Variety show CBS

The '70s
The Partridge Family,  Click for TV Guide  
took up much of the first half of the1970s. Shirley was a popular guest star 
on many television variety programs and game shows. 
She appeared on Hollywood Squares, The
Movie Game, and Bert Convy's Tattletales.

Shirley also filmed several Movies for Television at Universal Studios in Hollywood
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1970 Ralph Edwards "This Is Your Life, Shirley Jones" - life profile ABC
1970-71 Dean Martin Show Sang with Dean Martin NBC
1972 ABC Comedy Hour "The Alan King Show" -  guest singer ABC
10/27/75 Pilot for a series "The Lives of Jenny Dolan" 
aired on NBC as a Television Movie of the Week
1975 McMillan and Wife "Philip's Game" NBC
3/28/77 Perry Como Show "Music From Hollywood" ABC
11/25/77 Holiday Special Reunion "Thanksgiving with The Partridge Family and My Three Sons" ABC
7/77 Hosted w/William Conrad "The World Famous Moscow Circus" ABC

The '80s

1/21/80 Bob Hope Special "Hope, Women. and Song" NBC
5/80 "The Big Show" Talent and Variety  (guest spot) NBC
9/81 "Women of Russia" (a host) Documentary about the lives of Russian Women in the '80s syndicated
4/10/82 "Adventures of Pollyanna" Pilot of a series, Shirley played her Aunt Polly Harrington CBS
4/14/84 "The Love Boat" "Greek Cruise" ABC
12/16/84 Bob Hope Special "Ho-Ho-Hope's Jolly Christmas Special NBC
3/20/85 PBS Special Presentation " A Salute to Rogers and Hammerstein" (host) PBS
11/85 Tennessee Ernie Ford Show "Tribute to America" NS-Not sure 
which network 
1985 "Hotel" Shirley filmed a couple of episodes for this drama series ABC
3/19/86 Bob Hope Special "Royal Command Performance from Sweden NBC
8/18/86 Bob Hope Special "A Tribute to Jimmy Doolittle" NBC
1986 Dick Clark's "TV Bloopers and Practical Jokes" ABC
11/20/86 Profile "Fame, Fortune, Romance NS
1986 A few tapings for program "Lifestyles of the Rich And Famous ABC
1/14/87 "Hotel" One of several episodes that she filmed for the series. ABC
6/5/87 PBS Production "There Were Times Dear" She was nominated for an Emmy PBS
Jan.-Feb. '88 "The Slap Maxwell Story" Filmed 3 episodes of Dabney Coleman's comedy series ABC
5/8/88 "Murder She Wrote" episode titled "Body Politics" CBS
8/88 Republican Convention Shirley sang "America The Beautiful" NS
8/10/88 Washington D.C. "Performance at the White House" CBS
12/21/88 Washington D.C. "Christmas in Washington" NS
1/19/89 Ford Theatre "All Star Salute to the President"  NS

The '90s
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9/8/90 Miss America Pageant Shirley was a celebrity judge that year NS
4/29/90 "Murder She Wrote" episode titled "Shear Madness" CBS
5/11/91 "Empty Nest" Shirley played Richard Mulligan's old girlfriend NBC
1994 Shirley sang a couple of times "Tribute to The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company" NS
5/1994 Shirley was guest host for "A Salute To Tommy Dorsey" PBS
4/29/94 Played Burkes girlfriend "Burkes Law" ABC
7/94 Played the mother of  female lead "Heaven Help Us" (Shirley filmed the pilot episode) UPN
3/2/95 Return, same character. "Burkes Law" ABC
9/8/95 Cameo appearance as  speaker on "Women of the House" CBS
9/12/95 Played the character "Evil Shirley" "Deadly Games" (Marty was a guest on this show as well) UPN
11/26/96 Filmed two episodes for the show "Something So Right" (Character: Kate, Carley's Mom) ABC
1997 Family Channel Movie of TV "Dogs Best Friend" (played grandmother of main character) FC
1998 Animal Planet Network "The Pet Shop" with Marty and their pets
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1998 Playing the part of Megan's mom "Melrose Place" FOX
1998-99 Shirley plays Celia,
 Drew's new girlfriend.
They meet at night school.
"The Drew Carey Show" - Shirley filmed three episodes.(2 aired in Dec.'98, one in Jan.'99)
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1999 Fox Family Channel "Famous Families" - Cassidy Family Profile FoxFam
1999 E!TV - She was interviewed for the program "The Partridge Family - True Hollywood Stories" E!
1999 "Sabrina the Teenage Witch"  Plays Sabrina's Grandmother on the TV sit-com
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1999 "Donny and Marie Show"  Shirley made a guest appearance (April 27th)
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2000 - 2004

The David Cassidy Story 

David's version of those years, adapted from his  1990 autobiography

Aired in the 
Spring of 2000

Headliners and Legends -
David Cassidy

 Included past clips of Shirley discussing her relationship with her stepson David

 Spring 2000

A&E - Hollywood's Musical Mom

A special devoted to Shirley and her career.


First airdate 
July 16th, 2000 

Donny and Marie Show 

Shirley was one of their guests stars 

Filmed Feb. 3rd, 2001

The show aired two weeks later.

Entertainment Tonight

Shirley and her son 
Ryan Cassidy at the 
American Movie Classics movie memorabilia auction 

Taped on June 6th in Santa Monica, Calif.

 Aired that same

I've Got A Secret

 Shirley was the surprise guest on this Mother's Day program 

 June 7th, 2000
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 Mother's Day 2001

That '70s Show

Cameo appearance

Filmed August 3rd 2000
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 The show aired for the first time in October 2000

Cover Me

 Starring role,
Mafia Don's widow

 Filming Sept. 2000
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 A two part episode that  aired in January of 2001

Intimate Portrait  
Shirley Jones

 The Lifetime Channel's 
biographical series


 First airdate 
May 7th, 2001

Oscar Winners Celebrity Homes

Home and Garden Channel

 Filmed in April 2003

 Aired same month

Street Smarts

Syndicated game show

 Mother's Day special. Her youngest son Ryan Cassidy was also a guest on the show.
  Click for details and a film clip from the show

 Aired on Mother's Day May 2003

The New Hollywood Squares


 Shirley was a guest 
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 Aired May of 2003

Law and Order -
Special Victims Unit


Shirley played the lawyer for the defense.

 Aired on Nov. 4th 2003

The Search For The New Partridge Family


 Shirley was a co-host with David Cassidy and Danny Bonaduce for
6  taped episodes every Sunday

From October 3rd
to the 17th, 2004

Over the years, Shirley has taped many guest appearances for just about every talk show. 
Including several guest spots for "Larry King Live" on CNN. 

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