Ed Sullivan Show

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'''The Ed Sullivan Show''' was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, [[1948]] to June 6, [[1971]], and was hosted by entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It ran on CBS every Sunday night at 8 p.m. Virtually every type of entertainment appeared on the show; opera singers, rock stars, songwriters, comedians, ballet dancers, magicians and circus acts were regularly featured. The format was essentially the same as vaudeville, and although vaudeville had died a generation earlier, Sullivan presented many ex-vaudevillians on his show.{{Youtube Thumb|wj5dtiF-YxY}}
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, [[1948]] to June 6, [[1971]], and was hosted by entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It ran on CBS every Sunday night at 8 p.m. Virtually every type of entertainment appeared on the show; opera singers, rock stars, songwriters, comedians, ballet dancers, magicians and circus acts were regularly featured. The format was essentially the same as vaudeville, and although vaudeville had died a generation earlier, Sullivan presented many ex-vaudevillians on his show.
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The show was originally titled '''Toast of the Town''', but was widely referred to as The Ed Sullivan Show for years before September 25, 1955, when that became its official name.  
 
The show was originally titled '''Toast of the Town''', but was widely referred to as The Ed Sullivan Show for years before September 25, 1955, when that became its official name.  
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== Magicians ==
 
== Magicians ==
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Magicians that appeared:  
  
 
*July 30, 1950 [[Ade Duval]]
 
*July 30, 1950 [[Ade Duval]]
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*September 2, 1956 [[Carl Ballantine]]
 
*September 2, 1956 [[Carl Ballantine]]
 
*September 1, 1957 [[Richiardi Jr]]
 
*September 1, 1957 [[Richiardi Jr]]
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* Febrary 16, 1958 Richiardi, Jr.
 
*July 26, 1959 [[LaValle]]
 
*July 26, 1959 [[LaValle]]
 
*May 31, 1959 [[Peter Pit]]
 
*May 31, 1959 [[Peter Pit]]
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* Al Wheatley (AKA "[[Chop Chop]]")  
 
* Al Wheatley (AKA "[[Chop Chop]]")  
 
* [[Jay Marshall]]
 
* [[Jay Marshall]]
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* [[The Gustafsons]]
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* [[Billy Bishop]] (1949 First Anniversary broadcast.)
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* http://www.tv.com/the-ed-sullivan-show/show/1156/episode_guide.html?season=1
 
* http://www.tv.com/the-ed-sullivan-show/show/1156/episode_guide.html?season=1
 
* http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=171553
 
* http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=171553

Latest revision as of 16:24, 30 January 2014

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948 to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It ran on CBS every Sunday night at 8 p.m. Virtually every type of entertainment appeared on the show; opera singers, rock stars, songwriters, comedians, ballet dancers, magicians and circus acts were regularly featured. The format was essentially the same as vaudeville, and although vaudeville had died a generation earlier, Sullivan presented many ex-vaudevillians on his show.


The show was originally titled Toast of the Town, but was widely referred to as The Ed Sullivan Show for years before September 25, 1955, when that became its official name.

The show was broadcast live from CBS-TV Studio 50 in New York City, which is now named The Ed Sullivan Theater and is the home of The Late Show with David Letterman.

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