CBS Television City

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Since opening in November of 1952, this historic location hosted many great acts. Probably one of the more famous incidents occurred on September 15, 1967 when The Who appeared on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Keith Moon had his drum kit rigged to explode with a bit too much explosives. The ensuing explosion left Pete Townshend with a permanent hearing loss.

The location has also hosted many famous television shows including:
America’s Got Talent
American Idol
The Gong Show
The Merv Griffin Show
The Mike Douglas Show
Playboy After Dark
Rock Star: INXS/Supernova
The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour
Tony Orlando and Dawn

CBS Television City
7800 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90036