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