Red, blue and white illustration of Bozo the Clown with white text on a blue background
"Bozo’s Circus" was a children’s variety show produced in Chicago by WGN-TV, airing from 1961-1980. The show featured skits, circus performances, and games for a live studio audience. Buttons were given to audience members as souvenirs. The program and its alternate titles including "The Bozo Show" and "The Bozo Super Sunday Show" collectively aired from 1960-2001, marking it the most popular locally produced children’s program in the history of television. Bozo the Clown, the red-haired clown and show host, was played by Bob Bell from 1960-1984, then by Joey D’Auria from 1984-2001.