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August 30, 1951: Screen Director's Playhouse' Airs for the Final Time

August 30, 1951: Screen Directors' Playhouse , a show that presented leading Hollywood actors, went on air for the last time on NBC on this date. Fred Astaire , Lucille Ball and Dick Powell are just a few names that could be heard on 'Playhouse.'  The series ran 122 episodes, all featuring top stars. The series was also known as the 'Screen Director's Guild Assignment, ' 'Screen Director's Assignment,' and ' Screen Director's Playhouse .'