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Ed Sullivan Comedy Special
Sunday, August 18 at 5:30 pm  

What do Richard Pryor, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller, Jackie Gleason, Jackie Mason, Bob Hope, Rodney Dangerfield, and George Carlin have in common? They all appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show! Famous not only for launching the careers of some of the biggest names in music, but for showcasing some big comedy as well.

Featuring some of the most memorable acts over 23 years, this special remembers some of the funniest classic acts, as well reflections from contemporary comedians like George Lopez and Jerry Seinfeld.

 

 

Ed Sullivan Comedy Special on PBS website

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