Turn-On Turned Off

One of the most notorious show cancellations in the US happened to Tim Conway, of all people.

Turn-On was ABC’s attempt to steal the thunder of NBC’s Laugh-In, to which end they lured that show’s producers and writers across, promising them carte-blanche for a sketch show. Here’s how one of those producers, George Schlatter remembered it all in 2010.

Here’s a clip from the show.

And here’s a bit of a news segment that aried about it, years later.

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