The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)

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.

Release Date: 1948-06-20
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
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  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 60
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Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
Tony Randall
Tony Randall
Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
Tom Poston
Tom Poston
Hermione Gingold
Hermione Ging...
Lainie Kazan
Lainie Kazan
Carol Channing
Carol Channin...
Vic Damone
Vic Damone
Connie Stevens
Connie Steven...
Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
Richie Havens
Richie Havens
Judith Anderson
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Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Parke...
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Dane Clark
Dane Clark
David Wayne
David Wayne
Jan Murray
Jan Murray
Gina Lollobrigida
Gina Lollobri...
Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory
Lee Remick
Lee Remick
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro
Luise Rainer
Luise Rainer
Ken Murray
Ken Murray
John Wayne
John Wayne
Alice Pearce
Alice Pearce
Jimmy Dean
Jimmy Dean
Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Boga...
Edward Arnold
Edward Arnold
Charles Laughton
Charles Laugh...
Van Johnson
Van Johnson
Gwen Verdon
Gwen Verdon
Paul Anka
Paul Anka
J. Carrol Naish
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Pier Angeli
Pier Angeli
Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandr...
Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
Forrest Tucker
Forrest Tucke...
O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson
Jackie Gleason
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Harry James
Harry James
Maureen O'Hara
Maureen O'Har...
Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
Peggy Ann Garner
Peggy Ann Gar...
Joey Bishop
Joey Bishop
Betty Grable
Betty Grable
Moe Howard
Moe Howard
Larry Fine
Larry Fine
Lon Chaney Jr.
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Sonny Tufts
Sonny Tufts
Tammy Grimes
Tammy Grimes
Jane Powell
Jane Powell
Hurd Hatfield
Hurd Hatfield
Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Douglas Fairb...
Sal Mineo
Sal Mineo
Jack Cassidy
Jack Cassidy
Herschel Bernardi
Herschel Bern...
Bethel Leslie
Bethel Leslie
William Holden
William Holde...
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
Herself
Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
Jackie Vernon
Jackie Vernon
Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
Vera-Ellen
Vera-Ellen
Karen Valentine
Karen Valenti...
Vivian Blaine
Vivian Blaine
Van Heflin
Van Heflin
Eve Arden
Eve Arden
Gale Gordon
Gale Gordon
Tiny Tim
Tiny Tim
Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlma...
Rodney Dangerfield
Rodney Danger...
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
Fabian
Fabian
Arthur Lake
Arthur Lake
Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
Judy Garland
Judy Garland
Esther Williams
Esther Willia...
Red Skelton
Red Skelton
Xavier Cugat
Xavier Cugat
Errol Flynn
Errol Flynn
Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
Carol Bruce
Carol Bruce
Arlene Dahl
Arlene Dahl
Lou Costello
Lou Costello
Jimmy Durante
Jimmy Durante
Harold Lloyd
Harold Lloyd
Rudy Vallee
Rudy Vallee
Claude Rains
Claude Rains
Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper
Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman
Eleanor Powell
Eleanor Powel...
Margaret O'Brien
Margaret O'Br...
Brandon De Wilde
Brandon De Wi...
Nanette Fabray
Nanette Fabra...
Mitzi Gaynor
Mitzi Gaynor
Bud Abbott
Bud Abbott
Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
John Huston
John Huston
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
Ramon Novarro
Ramon Novarro
Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan
Host
Jack Warden
Jack Warden
Charles Rogers
Charles Roger...
Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carro...
Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
Jerry Stiller
Jerry Stiller
Bob Hope
Bob Hope
George Carlin
George Carlin
Christopher Plummer
Christopher P...
Joan Collins
Joan Collins
William Shatner
William Shatn...
Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
Eddie Bracken
Eddie Bracken
Alan Young
Alan Young
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers
Art Carney
Art Carney
Anne Meara
Anne Meara
Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafon...
Don Rickles
Don Rickles
Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynol...
Joel Grey
Joel Grey
Paul Winchell
Paul Winchell
Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
Frank Gorshin
Frank Gorshin
Nicholas Hammond
Nicholas Hamm...
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
John Forsythe
John Forsythe
Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchu...
Peter Graves
Peter Graves
Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
William Bendix
William Bendi...
Theodore Bikel
Theodore Bike...
Julie Harris
Julie Harris
Eddie Cantor
Eddie Cantor
Rosemary Clooney
Rosemary Cloo...
Harold Peary
Harold Peary
Rod Steiger
Rod Steiger
Edie Adams
Edie Adams
Jack Palance
Jack Palance
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
Leslie Uggams
Leslie Uggams
Carol Lawrence
Carol Lawrenc...
Broderick Crawford
Broderick Cra...
Maurice Chevalier
Maurice Cheva...
Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Sinatra
James Barton
James Barton
Flora Robson
Flora Robson
Richard Harris
Richard Harri...
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Virginia Mayo
Virginia Mayo
David Niven
David Niven
Albert Brooks
Albert Brooks
Barry Fitzgerald
Barry Fitzger...
Harpo Marx
Harpo Marx
Noël Coward
Noël Coward
Phyllis Diller
Phyllis Dille...
Tom Jones
Tom Jones
James Arness
James Arness
Lena Horne
Lena Horne
Kim Novak
Kim Novak
Joey Forman
Joey Forman
Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman
Walter Abel
Walter Abel
Billy Eckstine
Billy Eckstin...
Sammy Davis Jr.
Sammy Davis J...
Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
Sophie Tucker
Sophie Tucker
Montgomery Clift
Montgomery Cl...
Flip Wilson
Flip Wilson
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
Sheila MacRae
Sheila MacRae
Don Ameche
Don Ameche
Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhu...
Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgera...
George Raft
George Raft
Dick Powell
Dick Powell
William Conrad
William Conra...
Annette Funicello
Annette Funic...
Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
Don Murray
Don Murray
Patricia Routledge
Patricia Rout...
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
Gary Crosby
Gary Crosby
Danny Thomas
Danny Thomas
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Hav...
Janis Paige
Janis Paige
Ann Miller
Ann Miller
Tessie O'Shea
Tessie O'Shea
Louis Allen Rawls
Louis Allen R...
Tallulah Bankhead
Tallulah Bank...
Imogene Coca
Imogene Coca
Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
Paul Lynde
Paul Lynde
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Mickey Shaughnessy
Mickey Shaugh...
Richard S. Castellano
Richard S. Ca...
Richard Long
Richard Long
Chubby Checker
Chubby Checke...
Marcel Marceau
Marcel Marcea...
Red Buttons
Red Buttons
Vincent Price
Vincent Price
Pat Henning
Pat Henning
Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
Tony Martin
Tony Martin
Gene Autry
Gene Autry
James Stewart
James Stewart
Richard Widmark
Richard Widma...
Godfrey Cambridge
Godfrey Cambr...
Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
Eleanor Bron
Eleanor Bron
Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritc...
Gloria Swanson
Gloria Swanso...
Roy Rogers
Roy Rogers
Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
Eartha Kitt
Eartha Kitt
Garry Moore
Garry Moore
Kaye Ballard
Kaye Ballard
Constance Bennett
Constance Ben...
Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
Pat Buttram
Pat Buttram
Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodwa...
Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMi...
Ricardo Montalban
Ricardo Monta...
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstro...
Charles Nelson Reilly
Charles Nelso...
Dick Haymes
Dick Haymes
Rhonda Fleming
Rhonda Flemin...
Clayton Moore
Clayton Moore
Patty Duke
Patty Duke
Walter Pidgeon
Walter Pidgeo...
Rip Taylor
Rip Taylor
Nancy Walker
Nancy Walker
Gordon MacRae
Gordon MacRae
Dorothy Lamour
Dorothy Lamou...
Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr
Nelson Eddy
Nelson Eddy
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russ...
James Cagney
James Cagney
Melba Moore
Melba Moore
Ralph Meeker
Ralph Meeker
Jerry Van Dyke
Jerry Van Dyk...
Pearl Bailey
Pearl Bailey
Cliff Richard
Cliff Richard
Cab Calloway
Cab Calloway
George Burns
George Burns
Teresa Graves
Teresa Graves
Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchest...
Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowal...
Jeanette MacDonald
Jeanette MacD...
Virginia Grey
Virginia Grey
John Cassavetes
John Cassavet...
Art Garfunkel
Art Garfunkel
Doris Day
Doris Day
Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis
Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perki...
Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle
Polly Bergen
Polly Bergen
Farley Granger
Farley Grange...
Donald O'Connor
Donald O'Conn...
Gene Nelson
Gene Nelson
Shelley Winters
Shelley Winte...
Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaste...
Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
John Carradine
John Carradin...
Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
Peggy Lee
Peggy Lee
Shelley Berman
Shelley Berma...
Leslie Randall
Leslie Randal...
Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
Dick Martin
Dick Martin
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Gracie Fields
Gracie Fields
Buddy Hackett
Buddy Hackett
Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
Anna Maria Alberghetti
Anna Maria Al...
Ray Goulding
Ray Goulding
Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwic...
Orson Bean
Orson Bean
Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth
Yves Montand
Yves Montand
Frank Sinatra Jr.
Frank Sinatra...
Jayne Mansfield
Jayne Mansfie...
Fran Jeffries
Fran Jeffries
Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday
Jane Russell
Jane Russell
Denise Darcel
Denise Darcel
Bob Elliott
Bob Elliott
Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCa...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Faye Emerson
Faye Emerson
Rose Marie
Rose Marie
Billy De Wolfe
Billy De Wolf...
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Tay...
Johnny Mathis
Johnny Mathis
Dennis Weaver
Dennis Weaver
Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallie...
Steve Allen
Steve Allen
Ernie Kovacs
Ernie Kovacs
Morey Amsterdam
Morey Amsterd...
Archie Moore
Archie Moore
Pat O’Brien
Pat O’Brien
Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
Jack Carter
Jack Carter
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepbur...
Yul Brynner
Yul Brynner
Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everet...
Bobby Vinton
Bobby Vinton
Marc Connelly
Marc Connelly
Milton Berle
Milton Berle
June Allyson
June Allyson
Jeanne Crain
Jeanne Crain
Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Anne Jeffreys
Anne Jeffreys
John Davidson
John Davidson
Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye
Sid Caesar
Sid Caesar
Mahalia Jackson
Mahalia Jacks...
Vilma Banky
Vilma Banky
Trini López
Trini López
Don Adams
Don Adams
Dale Evans
Dale Evans
Count Basie
Count Basie
Frank Shuster
Frank Shuster
Mitzi McCall
Mitzi McCall
Diana Ross
Diana Ross
Richard Haydn
Richard Haydn
Roland Young
Roland Young
Cyd Charisse
Cyd Charisse
Jack Webb
Jack Webb
Shirley Bassey
Shirley Basse...
Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman
Blossom Seeley
Blossom Seele...
Bobby Sherman
Bobby Sherman
Bobby Darin
Bobby Darin
Barbara McNair
Barbara McNai...
Cass Elliot
Cass Elliot
Jean-Paul Vignon
Jean-Paul Vig...
Jack Benny
Jack Benny
Mario Lanza
Mario Lanza
Gene Raymond
Gene Raymond
Dusty Springfield
Dusty Springf...
Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bard...
Kay Thompson
Kay Thompson
Jim Nabors
Jim Nabors
Roy Clark
Roy Clark
Juanita Hall
Juanita Hall
Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherla...
Gloria DeHaven
Gloria DeHave...
Shari Lewis
Shari Lewis
Joe E. Lewis
Joe E. Lewis
Sonny James
Sonny James
Petula Clark
Petula Clark
Allyn Ann McLerie
Allyn Ann McL...
Johnny Carson
Johnny Carson
Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers
Lesley Gore
Lesley Gore
Guy Lombardo
Guy Lombardo
Robert Alda
Robert Alda
Harry von Zell
Harry von Zel...
David Steinberg
David Steinbe...
Peter Lind Hayes
Peter Lind Ha...
Jason Robards Sr.
Jason Robards...
Bobby Rydell
Bobby Rydell
Ed Wynn
Ed Wynn
Frances Farmer
Frances Farme...
Margaret Sullavan
Margaret Sull...
Paulette Goddard
Paulette Godd...
Sonja Henie
Sonja Henie
Patti Page
Patti Page
Bert Wheeler
Bert Wheeler
Burl Ives
Burl Ives
Joan Caulfield
Joan Caulfiel...
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Mur...
Gower Champion
Gower Champio...
Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
Terry-Thomas
Terry-Thomas
Monica Lewis
Monica Lewis
Jack Bailey
Jack Bailey
Beatrice Lillie
Beatrice Lill...
Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwi...
Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas
Cornelia Otis Skinner
Cornelia Otis...
Alan King
Alan King
Tom Morello
Tom Morello
Edgar Bergen
Edgar Bergen
Jimmy Wallington
Jimmy Walling...
Buddy Lester
Buddy Lester
Gertrude Lawrence
Gertrude Lawr...
Dorothy Loudon
Dorothy Loudo...
Connie Haines
Connie Haines
Pat Boone
Pat Boone
Dolores Gray
Dolores Gray
Louis Prima
Louis Prima
Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
Eddie Mayehoff
Eddie Mayehof...
Martha Scott
Martha Scott
Danielle Darrieux
Danielle Darr...
Janet Blair
Janet Blair
Eric Morecambe
Eric Morecamb...
Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
Bobby Van
Bobby Van
Connie Russell
Connie Russel...
Margo
Margo
Gracie Allen
Gracie Allen
Diana Wynyard
Diana Wynyard
Patricia Morison
Patricia Mori...
Marisa Allasio
Marisa Allasi...
Lilli Palmer
Lilli Palmer
Chet Atkins
Chet Atkins
Marion Lorne
Marion Lorne
Juliet Prowse
Juliet Prowse
Molly Picon
Molly Picon
Ginny Simms
Ginny Simms
Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison
Paul Whiteman
Paul Whiteman
Robert Rockwell
Robert Rockwe...
George Gobel
George Gobel
Moira Shearer
Moira Shearer
Lanny Ross
Lanny Ross
Jimmie Rodgers
Jimmie Rodger...
David O. Selznick
David O. Selz...
Abbe Lane
Abbe Lane
Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureye...
Perry Como
Perry Como
Jimmy Boyd
Jimmy Boyd
Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodge...
Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond
Yehudi Menuhin
Yehudi Menuhi...
Buddy Baer
Buddy Baer
Hope Emerson
Hope Emerson
Audrey Meadows
Audrey Meadow...
Michael Evans
Michael Evans
Reginald Gardiner
Reginald Gard...
Joe DeRita
Joe DeRita
Lindsay Crosby
Lindsay Crosb...
Gertrude Berg
Gertrude Berg
Mary McCarty
Mary McCarty
Eydie Gormé
Eydie Gormé
Minnie Pearl
Minnie Pearl
Floyd Patterson
Floyd Patters...
Morty Gunty
Morty Gunty
George Seaton
George Seaton
Franco Corelli
Franco Corell...
Carol Haney
Carol Haney
Teresa Brewer
Teresa Brewer
Al Hirt
Al Hirt
Lionel Hampton
Lionel Hampto...
Victor Borge
Victor Borge
Matt Monro
Matt Monro
Hy Gardner
Hy Gardner
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