Johnny Midnight

(1960)

Johnny Midnight is an American crime drama that 39 thirty minute episodes were aired for one season from January – December 1960. Produced was the program by Jack Chertok.

The series stars Edmond O’Brien as the title character – Johnny Midnight. Johnny Midnight was a New York City actor who became a private detective. His cases frequently focused upon Times Square and Broadway.

Earlier he had triumphed on stage there. Midnight lived in a noble penthouse in Manhatten. From here he had a “stunning view of the city” and further he had a wise-cracking Japanese houseboy, called Aki.