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The Ed Sullivan Show is an American TV variety show that originally ran on CBS from Sunday June 20, 1948 to Sunday June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie, which ran only one season and was eventually replaced by other shows.

In 2002, The Ed Sullivan Show was ranked #15 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.

Series Cast

  1. Ed Sullivan

    Ed Sullivan

    Self - Host

    1066 Episodes

  2. Art Hannes

    Announcer (voice)

    700 Episodes

  3. Ralph Paul

    Self - Announcer (voice)

    354 Episodes

  4. Roberta Peters

    21 Episodes

  5. Victor Borge

    Victor Borge

    21 Episodes

  6. Pearl Bailey

    Pearl Bailey

    18 Episodes

  7. Alan King

    Alan King

    18 Episodes

  8. Eartha Kitt

    Eartha Kitt

    14 Episodes

  9. Dick Martin

    Dick Martin

    14 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 24

1970 | 25 Episodes

Season 24 of The Ed Sullivan Show premiered on September 20, 1970.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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