NYC-area TV/Radio

Time For Fun / The Johnny Jellybean Show"
Local WJZ/WABC TV Ch.7 NYC
Weekday mornings and afternoons (9/23/1953 - 6/2/1960)

Time For Fun!

Hosts/Performers: "Corney The Clown" (Bob Keeshan, 9/23/1953 - 7/29/1955);
"Uncle Joe" Bova, 8/1/1955 - 12/21/1956);
"Johnny Jellybean" #1 (Bill Britten, 12/31/1956 - 8/1/1958 - pictured);
"JJ Jellybean"/"Johnny Jellybean" #2 (Keith Hefner, 8/23/1958 - 6/2/1960)

Contributed by Kids TV Kid

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Posted by Mr.KTV at 3:18 pm (PDT) on Wed March 11, 2020   
Sadly,The last host/performer of"Time For Fun!"/"The Johnny Jellybean Show"..Mr.Bill Britten(who was the program's third mc and the first one to play"Johnny Jellybean")passed away on February 4,2020.cry
Posted by Robrka at 7:45 pm (PDT) on Thu July 11, 2019   
When I was about 3 years old in 1957 I was on this show with other kids. We sang the jelly beaner song
Posted by Kiddie tv kid at 1:40 pm (PDT) on Tue April 30, 2019   
The gentleman in this striped blazer,beat up black top hat and polka dot bow tie is"Johnny Jellybean""1 Bill Britten. The third host and performer of"Time For Fun!".

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