Chance of a Lifetime (1952)

Diahann Carroll's second TV appearance was on the talent contest, Chance of a Lifetime. She performed "Why Was I Born", "The Man I Love" and "Someone to Watch Over Me" and won three weeks in a row. The price was three thousand dollars and a week's engagement at the Latin Quarter. This was while Diahann was still only 17 years old and a freshman at the New York Universaty. Her TV debut was on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts a couple of years earlier.