The Joan Davis Show
Joan Davis took over The
Rudy Vallee Show in 1943 when Rudy Vallee left for the Coast Guard. Davis hosted the show, which was renamed The Sealtest Village Store, until 1945 when she left to do Joanie'sTea Room for CBS. The show ran from September 3rd, 1945 to Jun 23rd, 1947. She continued the tearoom setting in Joan Davis Time until July 3rd, 1948. A year later, she started working on Leave It To Joan, which ran from July 4th to August 22nd, 1949. After doing guest appearances on shows such as Lux Radio Theater and The Big Show (hosted by Tallulah Bankhead), she moved to television with the series I Married Joan in 1952.