Arthur Godfrey - Radio, Television Personality. One of the first superstars of early television, "The Old Redhead" appeared in two Top 10 prime-time shows - "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts" on Monday nights and "Arthur Godfrey and His Friends" on Wednesday nights for CBS at the same time. Scouts was slightly higher rated, reaching No. 1 for the 1951-52 season. The following year, Scouts and Friends were No. 2 and 3, respectively, just behind "I Love Lucy".