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    BOB MC CALLISTER HOSTED (SONNY FOX WAS 1ST HOST) IT WAS A NEW YORK SHOW WITH KIDS IN AUDIANCE GAMES TO PLAY LIKE THE SNAKE CAN GAME TO WIN A BIKE!

    "Wonderama"actually began as a sunday afternoon comedy/variety kids tv show

    on WABD TV Ch.5 September 25,1955.Sandy Becker,"Capt.Video"(Al Hodge),Pat(Rica)Meikle and

    Melbourne Christopher were the first hosts.Sandy and the other hosts would leave

    the series a year later,and Herb Sheldon would become the program's second mc.

    Sheldon would host the show on sunday mornings from September 16,1956 to

    August,1958.

    Bill Britten would host the show for the remainder of the 1958 tv season.

    Sonny Fox would mc "Wonderama"on sunday mornings from January 4,1959 to

    August,1967.

    Bob McAllister would become the fifth and last adult host/performer of the

    series from August 11,1967 to December 25,1977.


    The last version of the series would become a kids tv news magazine and

    travelogue hosted by Laura Condon,Alana Brown,Dwight Williams,Bobby Clark,

    Pam Potillo,Claude Brooks,Laura McDonald,J.D.Roth and Emlio Estevez.


    "Wonderama"would be seen Sunday mornings from October,1980 to

    1983..the show would move to saturday morning reruns from 1983..until

    it was cancelled in October,1987.