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December Bride was a situation comedy broadcast in the United States by the CBS television network. December Bride was a film produced in Ireland in 1990, and released on 29 November 1991. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ...


December Bride centered around the adventures of Lily Ruskin, a spry widow who was not in fact a "December bride" but very much desired to become one, if the right man would come along. Aiding Lily in her search for this prospective suitor were her daughter Ruth, her son-in-law Matt, and her close friend and peer, Hilda Crocker. A next door neighbor, Pete Porter, was frequently seen. Married miserably himself, according to his constant complaints about his unseen wife, Gladys, he also envied Matt's positive relationship with Lily, as he despised his own mother-in-law. A widow is a woman whose spouse has died. ...


First-run episodes of December Bride aired for five seasons, beginning in 1954 and ending in 1959. During the first four seasons, the program was not shown in the summer, supplanted by "summer replacement" series, but in its final year, repeat episodes were run in its time slot during the summer months. Rerun van Pelt is the name of Linus and Lucys younger brother in the comic strip Peanuts. ...


December Bride was sufficiently popular that even after its production had ceased, CBS used repeat episodes of it to fill slots in its prime time programing. In July of 1960, they were used to fill in for the second half of the Friday 9 PM timeslot vacated by Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse, running until the beginning of the fall 1960 schedule, and again as a temporary replacement at 7 PM Thursday nights in April 1961. Additionally, repeats of the program were shown on CBS as a daytime program from October 1959 until March 1961. The Pete Porter character became so popular that he and Gladys were spun off into their own series, Pete and Gladys, shortly after the end the broadcast of first-run episodes of December Bride. This was the television schedule on all three networks for the fall season beginning in September 1960. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Harry Morgan and Cara Williams from Pete and Gladys Pete and Gladys was an American situation comedy broadcast by CBS on Monday night at 8:00pm Eastern and Pacific time for two seasons, beginning on September 19, 1960. ...


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Spring Byington (October 17, 1886 – September 7, 1971) was an Oscar-nominated American actress. ... Frances Rafferty, YANK magazine, 1943 Frances Rafferty (June 16, 1922 - April 18, 2004) was an American actress, dancer and World War II pin up girl. ... Verna Felton (July 20, 1890 – December 14, 1966) is a voice actor, who was best-known for playing most of the female voices in Disney animated films. ... For German porn star and director, see Harry S. Morgan. ...

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December Bride was a situation comedy broadcast in the United States by the CBS television network.
December Bride centered around the adventures of Lily Ruskin, a spry widow who was not in fact a "December bride" but very much desired to become one, if the right man would come along.
December Bride was sufficently popular that even after its production had ceased, CBS used repeat episodes of it to fill slots in its prime time programing.
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