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1967-1968 PREEMPTIONS & SUMMER RETELECASTS

December 18, 1967—It's A Nice Place To Visit... (a.k.a. "The Monkees In Mexico")
Repeat of Episode No. 33 from September 11, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Kellogg’s™
Commercials This Week: Kellogg's Corn Flakes (:30), Black Label Aftershave by Yardley (:45), Slicker Dolly Kits by Yardley (:15), The Monkees for Kellogg's Rice Kirispies (:30)

January 1, 1968—Preempted by Orange Bowl (Tennessee Versus Oklahoma)

March 18, 1968—Hillbilly Honeymoon (a.k.a. “Double Barrel Shotgun Wedding”)
Repeat of Episode No. 39 from October 23, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Twiggy Lashes/Eye Paint and Londonderry Hair by Yardley Of London™
Commercials This Week: Twiggy Lawson for Twiggy Lashes/Eye Paint by Yardley (:30)/Jimmy Durante for Kellogg's Corn Flakes (:30)/Kellogg's Pop Tarts (:30)/Slicker Lip Polish by Yardley (:30)/Oh! De London by Yardley (:30)/Jean Shrimpton for Londonderry Hair by Yardley (:30)

April 1, 1968—The Picture Frame (a.k.a. “The Bank Robbery”)
Repeat of Episode No. 34 from September 18, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Yardley Of London™

April 8, 1968—Everywhere A Sheik Sheik
Repeat of Episode No. 35 from September 25, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Kellogg’s™

April 15, 1968—Monkee Mayor
Repeat of Episode No. 36 from October 2, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Yardley Of London™

April 22, 1968—Art For Monkee's Sake
Repeat of Episode No. 37 from October 9, 1967.
Note: on the day that this telecast went to air, The Monkees’ fifth (and final Top 10) album, The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees (Colgems #COM/COS-109), was released; it was the last original Monkees LP to be released during the original run of The Monkees TV series.
Sponsor This Week: Kellogg’s™

April 29, 1968—I Was A 99-lb. Weakling (a.k.a. "Physical Culture")
Repeat of Episode No. 38 from October 16, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Yardley Of London™
Commercials This Week: Slicker Lip Polish by Yardley (:30)/Quisp, Quake and Simon The Orange Quangeroo Cereals (1:00)/Clairol Hair Color (:30)/Psst Spray Shampoo (:30)

May 6, 1968—The Card-Carrying Red Shoes
Repeat of Episode No. 41 from November 6, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Kellogg’s™.

May 13, 1968—Monkees Marooned
Repeat of Episode No. 40 from October 30, 1967
Sponsor This Week: Yardley Of London™.
Commercials This Week: Clairol/Slicker Lip Polish by Yardley/Crest Toothpaste

May 20, 1968—Hitting The High Seas
Repeat of Episode No. 44 from November 27, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Kellogg’s™

May 27, 1968—The Monkees In Texas
Repeat of Episode No. 45 from December 4, 1967.
Sponsor This Week: Yardley Of London™

June 3, 1968—Preempted by Baseball (Tigers Versus Red Sox)

Note: Sometime this week, Kellogg’s™ and Yardley Of London™ pulled sponsorship due to the announcement of The Monkees' not being renewed for a third season; other sponsors filled in for the remainder of the series' run. Also, on June 8, 1968, "D.W. Washburn" b/w "It's Nice To Be With You" is issued as The Monkees' 7th single (Colgems #1023); this was the last original Monkees single to be released during the original run of The Monkees TV series.

June 10, 1968—The Monkees On The Wheel
Repeat of Episode No. 46 from December 11, 1967.

June 17, 1968—The Monkee's Paw
Repeat of Episode No. 51 from January 29, 1968.
Sponsor This Week: Lilt/Cheerios/Maybelline
Commercials This Week: Lilt Home Perms (:30)/Joy Detergent (:30)/Cheerios (:30)/Bugles (:30)/Maybelline (:30)/Solarcaine (:30)

June 24, 1968—Fairy Tale
Repeat of Episode No. 48 from January 8, 1968.

July 1, 1968—The Monkees Race Again (a.k.a. “Leave The Driving To Us”)
Repeat of Episode No. 53 from February 12, 1968.
Sponsor This Week: Clairol Summer Blonde/7-Up/Fab
Commercials This Week: Clairol Summer Blonde (:30)/Ban (:30)/7-Up (1:00)/ Colgate (:30)/Fab (:30). Plus several Kellogg’s™ cereal packages during the closing credits!

July 8, 1968—The Monstrous Monkee Mash
Repeat of Episode No. 50 from January 22, 1968.
Sponsor This Week: Walt Disney Productions (The One And Only, Genuine, Original Family Band [Buena Vista, 1968])/Ban/Hi-C
Commercials This Week: Ban (:30)/Clairol Midnight Sun (:30)/ Hi-C (1:00)

July 15, 1968—The Monkees Mind Their Manor
Repeat of Episode No. 55 from February 26, 1968.
Sponsor This Week: Crest/Hi-C/Clairol Summer Blonde
Commercials This Week: Crest (:30)/Downy (:30)/Hi-C (1:00)/Clairol Summer Blonde (:30)/Ban (:30)

July 22, 1968—Preempted by Baseball (Phillies Versus Cardinals)

July 29, 1968—The Devil And Peter Tork
Repeat of Episode No. 52 from February 5, 1968.
Sponsor This Week: Procter & Gamble’s Cinch/HiC/Clairol
Commercials This Week: Procter & Gamble’s Cinch (:30)/Camay Soap (:30)/Hi-C (1:00)/Clairol Born-Blonde (:30)/Clairol Instant Condition (:30)

August 5, 1968—Preempted by Republican National Convention

August 12, 1968—The Monkees In Paris (a.k.a. “The Paris Show”)
Repeat of Episode No. 54 from February 19, 1968.

August 19, 1968—Some Like It Lukewarm (a.k.a. “The Band Contest”)
Repeat of Episode No. 56 from March 4, 1968.
Sponsor This Week: Secret/Maybelline/Pizza Spins
Commercials This Week: Secret (:30)/Prell Concentrate (:30)/Maybelline (:30)/Solarcaine (:30)/Pizza Spins (:30)/Bugles (:30)

August 26, 1968—Preempted by Democratic National Convention

September 2, 1968—Preempted by Baseball (Cardinals Versus Reds)

September 9, 1968—The Picture Frame (a.k.a. “The Bank Robbery”)
Repeat of Episode No. 34 from September 18, 1967 and April 1, 1968.

END OF SECOND SEASON/END OF NBC-TV NETWORK RUN


The Monkees' former timeslot was filled in a week later by I Dream Of Jeannie.

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