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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 30, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 6h High Point Enterprise saturday october 30. 1070 Carol Burnett prefers life with no game plan by Dan Lewis a my whole life has never been a game Carol Burnett noted. A i take it As it comes. And it s she paused thought then added a ten years in the same Job in this business is very fortunate. I have no complaints no matter what she is a rarity in television in an Era when comedy and variety shows on a weekly basis have not flourished. Carol has been successful for a decade defying the trend lbs thought so much of Carol and her saturday night gang that the network flew them All into new York Harvey Korman who already has announced his decision to leave the show next season for an Abc series of his own Vicki Lawrence and Tim Conway elevated from a frequent guest Quot to a regular this season for a special tribute to Carol just before the season started. The network also flew in press from around the country for the occasion. Lbs has Good cause to be grateful to Carol. She started at the network in 1962 on a 10-year contract which gave her the Choice get the grip on Winter Bosieo Mich a Cheun kflsyzlfflsod3. Michelin a bras radials Are designed to deliver r0ad-6rip a traction amp steering control in mud and Snow electronic wheel balancing and wheel alignment our specially Wagner tire service Cau 885-2007 a 300 Church Al of shows in the first five years. It meant Carol recalled that she had the option to pick her own Type of show and whatever it was lbs had to put the series on the air. For almost five years Carol make up her mind. She and her pro Ducer husband Joe Hamilton finally made the decision to go with variety just a week before the first half of the original contract expired. Had she not come to a decision. Carol would have been at cd so mercy for the next five years of the contract. Lbs was t wild about the variety idea. In fact Carol was assigned one of the More treacherous hours of the wee saturday at to pm a i just figured that variety is what i Felt i could do Best on television and if i failed i wanted to fail on my own terms Carol reflected. A a lbs was so unenthusiastic about com Edy variety they even had a replacement show All set to go into my the rest is history. She has become one of television s biggest stars a saturday night Staple and each succeeding season Marks Little change in the shows concept. In fact. Carol notes the Only real change in the to years is the addition of Tim Conway As a regular this season Quot the show changes by nature As people do a she observed a things evolve. Our new characters have All started As one time sketches we did the family skit two years ago and it worked Well. So it stayed. Tim wrote the harried Boss character last year and it was very funny. It too is carpet $ 995 in i Elm in. I Bei i j any living room and Hall Rhi pm i regardless of room sue now advanced techniques and chemical developments make r Price you can afford. Wen you can have your carpets cleaned posse Superior results right in your Home a and at a professionally As often As Yeti lie. Any living room dining room or dining Orts end hah cleaned is Quot 29�?� tedi Finol Midi milk two a special ll1 other server. Dyeing tinting upholstery cleaning Moth proofing a a Tor extraction. Satisfaction guaranteed guar Anrew Cau collect prices Cut the ult me a combination cleaning of chemical shampoo and deep soil extraction on entire area. Living room a hell .hut�34.95 living dining a Moll. Ims.,44.w additional Ream .18.95 Anc include both syst in 299-8083 i this year Carol also is hoping to successfully introduce a new personality onto the show. Her name is Kay Cole and Carol and her husband picked her out of a chorus line a the big Broadway musical hit. Quot she Only has a Small role in Quot chorus line Quot but you Haven t heard a Broadway voice like this in years. She Only weighs about a Pound and a half we flew her in for a taping she a got a cute personality and she san actress who sings and the formula that has been successful for Carol Over these ten years has been the development of larger than life characters and playing them for the big laughs a we Don t go for jokes Quot Carol said. A i m kind of from the old school i love Prat Falls and slapstick. That s become a dirty word in this Era of satire and caustic that s where Tim excels according to arum. Shes his biggest fan. Quot had Tim been around 50 years ago you a be having Tim Conway film festivals today Quot Carol declared. Perhaps As noted earlier Carol does t work from a game plan hut that does no to mean she wont think of doing other things. She has a thanksgiving night special with Beverly Sills a Sills and Burnett at the met Quot on lbs to. She also would like to do a film and she would like to do a to special with Dick Van Dyke she guest starred in one of Dicks new shows this season on no she would like to do a television version of another Broadway hit. Several seasons Back she co starred with Alan Alda in a six booms Riv Vul and enjoyed it immensely. Now she a eyeing a Guys and dolls a a in be always wanted to play Adelaide a she confided. In recent years part of her hiatus has been occupied with theater in California. She talked George Kennedy into making his stage debut in Quot Plaza suite a then convinced Rock Hudson to do likewise in a i do i now Shes hoping to do a same time next year Quot with George Segal its Tough getting the Hollywood stars to do theater. Dinner dates new York a of you had your Choice of any famous american from history to Dine with during this Bicentennial year who would it be Carol born fat Coupon special $200 off on any Large 15�?� pizza with Coupon offer Good thru november 7th 2209 North main a 889-2171 a my to tuesday november 2 7 of pm a election coverage Walter Cronkite anchors lbs coverage with Roger Mudd reporting on activities in the South. Rick amme anchors news 2 coverage of state and local races presented at 23 and 53 minutes past each hour. Bob Garner re ports on races in Guilford county. Wednesday november 3 8 00 pm a lbs movie special juggernaut sea adventure starring Richard Harris and Omar Shariff. Thursday november 4 8 00 pm a the Waltons two hour special on Mary Ellen s wedding

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