The Best of The Ed Sullivan Show

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  • TV-G
  • 1991
  • 1 Season
  • 7.8  (1,296)

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

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October 18, 1970
41. October 18, 1970
October 18, 1970
Performances by Tony Bennett, The Carpenters, George Burns, comedian Albert Klein, hand shadow artist Albert Almoznino, and the Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champions.
October 18, 1964
38. October 18, 1964
October 18, 1964
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.
June 11, 1967
23. June 11, 1967
June 11, 1967
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.
January 11, 1970
13. January 11, 1970
January 11, 1970
Performances by The Ike and Tina Turner Revue, comedian Flip Wilson, Tiny Tim, Sonny James, sword balancer Vino Venito, and Gwen Verdon
The Very Best Of, Volume 1
3. The Very Best Of, Volume 1
July 22, 2003
Hosted by Carol Burnett. From over 1000 hours of classic television, these are the best performances from The Ed Sullivan Show - TV's longest running variety program.
Great Moments In Opera
2. Great Moments In Opera
November 28, 2000
Performances by Leontyne Price, Roberta Peters, Robert Merrill, Beverly Sills, Anna Moffo, RIchard Tucker, Birgit Nilsson, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Lily Pons, and Dorothy Kirsten.
The World's Greatest Novelty Acts
1. The World's Greatest Novelty Acts
February 17, 1991
Watch plate spinner Erich Brenn, the sword swallowing Satani Demon, balancing acts The Maxwells and The Jolly Jovers, foot juggling Baranton Sisters, juggler Rob Murray, acrobatic act Les Mortales, quick draw artist Mark Reed Jr., and other great acts.
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

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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

  • Premiere Date
    February 17, 1991
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (1,296)