Varsity Show eBook - It's Free

The Varsity Show ebook brings you a fun look at Anchorage's teen TV dance show that ran on KTVA channel 11 from 1959 to 1971. With a book foreward by Ron Moore.



From 1959 to 1971, The Varsity Show ran live on KTVA channel 11 in Anchorage, Alaska.


The show was Anchorage's answer to the American Bandstand TV show and it featured Anchorage area teens dancing on TV to the latest hit songs of the day.


But that's not the whole story.


Anchorage high school students earned scholarships by becoming staff interns on the show.


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Featuring a Foreward by Ron Moore


Yes, The Royal Coachman himself, Ron Moore provided the foreward for this historic  Anchorage broadcasting ebook.


As the "Dick Clark of Alaska" Ron was in front of the camera on The Varsity Show as well as behind the microphone on The Coke Show which you can actually hear and read about right here on Anchorage Memories.com


When you download your free copy of this fun ebook, you'll get to see how much Ron enjoyed his time on Anchorage's teen TV dance show.


The Varsity Show in Pictures


Show crew 1963 - 1964


Live band performing circa 1967


Mike Ray and Go Go Girls 1968


The show ran from 1959 to 1971 on KTVA Channel 11


Show crew circa 1967


Host Jim Roach and West High Cheer 1963 - 1964


Host Jim Roach and Jon Carter behind the camera, 1963 - 1964


Ron Moore hosting, in the white coat



Sandra Smith 1963 - 1964





The Varsity Show eBook


With a book foreword by Ron Moore, you'll love this stroll (wasn't that a dance?) down memory lane as you relive your teenage years in and around Anchorage, Alaska.

Do you remember when it all started with "Chuck's DJ Dance Party"?

Get this book right now - it's free - and learn all about when and how teens in Anchor town danced on TV when Saturday's came around.

You might even find your name, or a friend's name among the books pages as a member of the show's audience, a band that performed on the show, or as a member of the show's staff.

And you'll also discover a fun chapter devoted to celebrities and local bands that were featured on the show as well. Here's a hint. One celebrity sang with "The Animals" and "War". Another had a group known as "Dawn". And one local band had a regional hit and toured all over Alaska. Another popular local groups name had to do with "starting illigal fires".

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