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Series Length:1 Season, 7 Episodes
Network: SOFA
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Classic television shows have a timeless quality about them. They make people feel good while remembering happy times from childhood on. From the innocence of the early comedies to the appeal of dramas, westerns and police shows, classic television appeals to people of all ages and has, and will always, entertain audiences for many years. One of the most unique genres in television history is the variety show and among the most famous of them is the Ed Sullivan Show.

The Ed Sullivan Show was a long running variety program that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948 to June 6, 1971. With a little something for everyone of all ages, millions of Americans would gather around the television set to see the debut and watch the performances of many television, movie and music icons as well as other wonderful entertainers. Some of the performers made history themselves such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Doors and The Supremes on that program. The Ed Sullivan Show was ranked number 15 in TV Guide's Top 50 Television Shows of All Time in 2002.

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  • Performances by Tony Bennett, The Carpenters, George Burns, comedian Albert Klein, hand shadow artist Albert Almoznino, and the Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champions.

  • The Animals perform "I'm Crying" and "House Of The Rising Sun", Jack Jones sings "Call Me Irresponsible", unicycle act The Volantes, Peter O'Toole sings "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling", comedian John Byner, and soprano Joan Sutherland.

  • The Mamas and The Papas perform "Dedicated To The One I Love" and "Creeque Alley", Richard Pryor performs stand-up, The Gospel Jazz Singers sing a medley, juggler Rob Murray, Gwen Verdon sings "If My Friends Could See Me Now", and Topo Gigio.

  • Performances by The Ike and Tina Turner Revue, comedian Flip Wilson, Tiny Tim, Sonny James, sword balancer Vino Venito, and Gwen Verdon

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