Wally George

Television Commentator
Born Dec 4, 1931

Wally George, born George Walter Pearch, was an American conservative radio and television commentator. Calling himself the "Father of Combat TV" he gained national fame hosting the television talk show Hot Seat, which began in 1983 as a local show produced for KDOC, a UHF TV station in Anaheim, Orange County, California.… Read More

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1931 Birth Born on December 4, 1931.


1954 22 Years Old George was married at least six times and had at least six children. His first marriage was to Lillian Kamminga in 1954. … Read More


1962 30 Years Old In 1962 he married Mary Jo Teipl and they had a son, Kerry Walter George.
1965 33 Years Old …  In 1965 he was credited with writing an episode of the long-running television series Bonanza.
1969 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1969 he launched The Wally George Show on FM radio station KTYM in Inglewood, California. … Read More


1979 47 Years Old By 1979 George had his own talk show at KCOP, and when it moved to fledgling UHF station KDOC in Anaheim, he launched Hot Seat in 1983. … Read More


1983 51 Years Old Hot Seat, in turn, became known for its provocative guest appearances. A 1983 appearance by Blase Bonpane ended when Bonpane overturned George's desk and walked out of the studio. … Read More
1984 52 Years Old …  Wal-ly! (drawn from the rallying cry of his Hot Seat studio audience) on Rhino Records in 1984. … Read More
1988 56 Years Old In 1988 George married Janise Hedges and they had a daughter, Holly Janise George. … Read More
1989 57 Years Old He gave halftime "studio analysis" and sometimes "endgame news" on the roller derby television program RollerGames which aired in 1989-90 and later on the Nintendo Entertainment System game of the same name. … Read More


1992 60 Years Old In 1992, George threatened to sue De Mornay for calling him a bigamist in The National Enquirer.
2003 71 Years Old 1 More Event
He carried on hosting rerun segments until June 2003.
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