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
Albert Brooks
Albert Brooks
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
Richard S. Castellano
Richard S. Ca...
Don Murray
Don Murray
Leslie Uggams
Leslie Uggams
Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
Anne Meara
Anne Meara
Lainie Kazan
Lainie Kazan
Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynol...
Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritc...
Dick Martin
Dick Martin
Teresa Graves
Teresa Graves
Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
Jimmy Dean
Jimmy Dean
Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
Phyllis Diller
Phyllis Dille...
Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowal...
Tony Martin
Tony Martin
Jackie Gleason
Jackie Gleaso...
Richard Harris
Richard Harri...
Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley
David Steinberg
David Steinbe...
Larry Storch
Larry Storch
Rip Taylor
Rip Taylor
Edgar Bergen
Edgar Bergen
Milton Berle
Milton Berle
Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Faye Emerson
Faye Emerson
Ed Wynn
Ed Wynn
Arthur Godfrey
Arthur Godfre...
Vivian Blaine
Vivian Blaine
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
Clark Gable
Clark Gable
Jack Webb
Jack Webb
Montgomery Clift
Montgomery Cl...
Ricardo Montalban
Ricardo Monta...
Yul Brynner
Yul Brynner
John Huston
John Huston
Cyd Charisse
Cyd Charisse
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Eddie Cantor
Eddie Cantor
Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandr...
Gene Raymond
Gene Raymond
Dane Clark
Dane Clark
John Cassavetes
John Cassavet...
Christopher Plummer
Christopher P...
William Holden
William Holde...
Lee Remick
Lee Remick
Ralph Meeker
Ralph Meeker
Nanette Fabray
Nanette Fabra...
Jack Cassidy
Jack Cassidy
Patricia Routledge
Patricia Rout...
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstro...
Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
William Conrad
William Conra...
John Wayne
John Wayne
Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
Rod Steiger
Rod Steiger
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
Mickey Shaughnessy
Mickey Shaugh...
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Bob Burns
Bob Burns
Diana Barrymore
Diana Barrymo...
Gordon MacRae
Gordon MacRae
Yves Montand
Yves Montand
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Betty Grable
Betty Grable
Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
Marion Lorne
Marion Lorne
Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman
Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
Virginia Mayo
Virginia Mayo
Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman
Dorothy Lamour
Dorothy Lamou...
Ann Miller
Ann Miller
Gloria DeHaven
Gloria DeHave...
Eddie Bracken
Eddie Bracken
Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Patricia Morison
Patricia Mori...
Frank Gorshin
Frank Gorshin
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
George Carlin
George Carlin
Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers
Joan Caulfield
Joan Caulfiel...
Billy De Wolfe
Billy De Wolf...
Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everet...
Maureen O'Hara
Maureen O'Har...
Barry Fitzgerald
Barry Fitzger...
Richard Long
Richard Long
Ricky Nelson
Ricky Nelson
Dick Haymes
Dick Haymes
Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Parke...
Larry Fine
Larry Fine
Eve Arden
Eve Arden
Richard Haydn
Richard Haydn
Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russ...
Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
Don Ameche
Don Ameche
Art Carney
Art Carney
Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Sc...
Jason Robards Sr.
Jason Robards...
Jack Warden
Jack Warden
Anne Jeffreys
Anne Jeffreys
Clayton Moore
Clayton Moore
Robert Wagner
Robert Wagner
Lon Chaney Jr.
Lon Chaney Jr...
Rhonda Fleming
Rhonda Flemin...
Art Linkletter
Art Linklette...
Carol Channing
Carol Channin...
Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
Donald O'Connor
Donald O'Conn...
Shelley Winters
Shelley Winte...
Julie Harris
Julie Harris
Jack Palance
Jack Palance
Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jo...
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
Red Buttons
Red Buttons
Claude Rains
Claude Rains
Polly Bergen
Polly Bergen
Broderick Crawford
Broderick Cra...
Bobby Sherman
Bobby Sherman
Steve Allen
Steve Allen
Michael Bentine
Michael Benti...
Gwen Verdon
Gwen Verdon
James Cagney
James Cagney
Charlton Heston
Charlton Hest...
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
Sal Mineo
Sal Mineo
Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchest...
Jerry Van Dyke
Jerry Van Dyk...
Paul Lynde
Paul Lynde
Van Heflin
Van Heflin
Theodore Bikel
Theodore Bike...
Jack Carter
Jack Carter
Fabian
Fabian
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Tay...
Jack Benny
Jack Benny
George Raft
George Raft
Janis Paige
Janis Paige
Dick Powell
Dick Powell
Doris Day
Doris Day
Jane Powell
Jane Powell
Vincent Price
Vincent Price
Sonja Henie
Sonja Henie
Annette Funicello
Annette Funic...
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
Vera-Ellen
Vera-Ellen
Gracie Allen
Gracie Allen
Judith Anderson
Judith Anders...
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
Charles 'Budd...
Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan
Host
Jeanne Crain
Jeanne Crain
James Stewart
James Stewart
Constance Bennett
Constance Ben...
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Boga...
Gene Nelson
Gene Nelson
George Burns
George Burns
Ramon Novarro
Ramon Novarro
Jimmy Durante
Jimmy Durante
Abbe Lane
Abbe Lane
Pat Buttram
Pat Buttram
Pat O'Brien
Pat O'Brien
Moe Howard
Moe Howard
Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwi...
Paul Winchell
Paul Winchell
Tommy Sands
Tommy Sands
Roger Pryor
Roger Pryor
Edward Arnold
Edward Arnold
Arlene Dahl
Arlene Dahl
Bert Wheeler
Bert Wheeler
Sonny Tufts
Sonny Tufts
Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper
John Carradine
John Carradin...
Harry James
Harry James
Janet Blair
Janet Blair
Charles Laughton
Charles Laugh...
Walter Pidgeon
Walter Pidgeo...
Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
Richard Burton
Richard Burto...
Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
Paul Whiteman
Paul Whiteman
Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman
Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth
Harpo Marx
Harpo Marx
Arthur Lake
Arthur Lake
Reginald Gardiner
Reginald Gard...
Louis Prima
Louis Prima
Denise Darcel
Denise Darcel
Pinky Lee
Pinky Lee
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Danny Thomas
Danny Thomas
Diana Wynyard
Diana Wynyard
Ernie Kovacs
Ernie Kovacs
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Frances Farmer
Frances Farme...
Harold Lloyd
Harold Lloyd
Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward
Harold Peary
Harold Peary
Errol Flynn
Errol Flynn
Ken Murray
Ken Murray
Lou Costello
Lou Costello
Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday
Judy Garland
Judy Garland
Danielle Darrieux
Danielle Darr...
Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
Gloria Swanson
Gloria Swanso...
Duke Ellington
Duke Ellingto...
Virginia Grey
Virginia Grey
Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchu...
Hurd Hatfield
Hurd Hatfield
Bud Abbott
Bud Abbott
Nelson Eddy
Nelson Eddy
J. Carrol Naish
J. Carrol Nai...
Terry-Thomas
Terry-Thomas
Peggy Ann Garner
Peggy Ann Gar...
Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Douglas Fairb...
Roy Rogers
Roy Rogers
Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bard...
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepbur...
Mitzi Gaynor
Mitzi Gaynor
Petula Clark
Petula Clark
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
Roland Young
Roland Young
Margo
Margo
Carol Bruce
Carol Bruce
Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas
Hazel Scott
Hazel Scott
Gary Crosby
Gary Crosby
Bob Hope
Bob Hope
Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Sinatra
Lanny Ross
Lanny Ross
Flora Robson
Flora Robson
Ginny Simms
Ginny Simms
Lilli Palmer
Lilli Palmer
Alan Young
Alan Young
Jeanette MacDonald
Jeanette MacD...
Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr
Gracie Fields
Gracie Fields
Gene Autry
Gene Autry
Paul Anka
Paul Anka
Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
Juliet Prowse
Juliet Prowse
Jan Murray
Jan Murray
Connie Russell
Connie Russel...
Dick Shawn
Dick Shawn
Pier Angeli
Pier Angeli
Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
Peggy Lee
Peggy Lee
Monica Lewis
Monica Lewis
Bobby Van
Bobby Van
Esther Williams
Esther Willia...
Gina Lollobrigida
Gina Lollobri...
Dale Evans
Dale Evans
Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
Paulette Goddard
Paulette Godd...
Kim Novak
Kim Novak
Jan Peerce
Jan Peerce
James Arness
James Arness
Cornelia Otis Skinner
Cornelia Otis...
Paul Hartman
Paul Hartman
Vilma Banky
Vilma Banky
Lena Horne
Lena Horne
Dave Barry
Dave Barry
Herschel Bernardi
Herschel Bern...
Sophie Tucker
Sophie Tucker
Tony Randall
Tony Randall
Mario Lanza
Mario Lanza
Billy Daniels
Billy Daniels
Eddie Mayehoff
Eddie Mayehof...
Blossom Seeley
Blossom Seele...
Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCa...
Red Skelton
Red Skelton
Martha Scott
Martha Scott
Ethel Waters
Ethel Waters
Jayne Mansfield
Jayne Mansfie...
Ray Middleton
Ray Middleton
Tallulah Bankhead
Tallulah Bank...
Rudy Vallee
Rudy Vallee
Francis X. Bushman
Francis X. Bu...
Jane Russell
Jane Russell
Sid Caesar
Sid Caesar
Dolores Gray
Dolores Gray
David Niven
David Niven
Forrest Tucker
Forrest Tucke...
Nicholas Hammond
Nicholas Hamm...
Vaughn Monroe
Vaughn Monroe
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Hav...
Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
Luise Rainer
Luise Rainer
Maurice Chevalier
Maurice Cheva...
Burl Ives
Burl Ives
Gertrude Lawrence
Gertrude Lawr...
Fats Domino
Fats Domino
Brandon De Wilde
Brandon De Wi...
Alice Pearce
Alice Pearce
Eleanor Powell
Eleanor Powel...
Eric Morecambe
Eric Morecamb...
Trini López
Trini López
Pat Boone
Pat Boone
Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
Mahalia Jackson
Mahalia Jacks...
Billy Eckstine
Billy Eckstin...
Art Garfunkel
Art Garfunkel
Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson
Buddy Hackett
Buddy Hackett
Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis
George Jessel
George Jessel
Marty Allen
Marty Allen
Frankie Laine
Frankie Laine
Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
Cyril Ritchard
Cyril Ritchar...
Tessie O'Shea
Tessie O'Shea
Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
Jean-Paul Vignon
Jean-Paul Vig...
Diana Ross
Diana Ross
Joe Louis
Joe Louis
O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson
Eartha Kitt
Eartha Kitt
Patti Page
Patti Page
Jessica Dragonette
Jessica Drago...
Bobby Darin
Bobby Darin
Tom Poston
Tom Poston
Barbara McNair
Barbara McNai...
Peter Graves
Peter Graves
Robert Alda
Robert Alda
Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Margaret O'Brien
Margaret O'Br...
Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhu...
Hope Emerson
Hope Emerson
James Barton
James Barton
Rose Marie
Rose Marie
Joe DeRita
Joe DeRita
Imogene Coca
Imogene Coca
Johnny Desmond
Johnny Desmon...
Buddy Baer
Buddy Baer
Ray Charles
Ray Charles
Van Johnson
Van Johnson
Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash
Harry von Zell
Harry von Zel...
Karen Valentine
Karen Valenti...
Farley Granger
Farley Grange...
B.B. King
B.B. King
Allyn Ann McLerie
Allyn Ann McL...
Pat Harrington, Jr.
Pat Harringto...
Buddy Rich
Buddy Rich
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro
Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio
Noël Coward
Noël Coward
Godfrey Cambridge
Godfrey Cambr...
Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
Marcel Marceau
Marcel Marcea...
Chubby Checker
Chubby Checke...
Moira Shearer
Moira Shearer
Pearl Bailey
Pearl Bailey
Cilla Black
Cilla Black
Richard Widmark
Richard Widma...
Shelley Berman
Shelley Berma...
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison
Frank Sinatra Jr.
Frank Sinatra...
Marisa Allasio
Marisa Allasi...
Gower Champion
Gower Champio...
Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallie...
Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Berns...
Connie Francis
Connie Franci...
Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillesp...
Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers
Walter Cronkite
Walter Cronki...
Vic Damone
Vic Damone
Mary Healy
Mary Healy
Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Mur...
Cab Calloway
Cab Calloway
Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond
Juanita Hall
Juanita Hall
Connie Stevens
Connie Steven...
Rosemary Clooney
Rosemary Cloo...
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Sammy Davis,...
Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaste...
Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfo...
Peter Sellers
Peter Sellers
Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherla...
Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory
Cass Elliot
Cass Elliot
Matt Monro
Matt Monro
Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perki...
Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
Patty Duke
Patty Duke
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Louis Gossett...
Jerry Stiller
Jerry Stiller
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones
Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
Dennis Weaver
Dennis Weaver
Margaret Sullavan
Margaret Sull...
Sheb Wooley
Sheb Wooley
William Shatner
William Shatn...
Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
June Allyson
June Allyson
Joan Collins
Joan Collins
Walter Abel
Walter Abel
David Wayne
David Wayne
Don Rickles
Don Rickles
Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgni...
Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
Gale Gordon
Gale Gordon
Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodwa...
Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafon...
Charles Nelson Reilly
Charles Nelso...
Edie Adams
Edie Adams
William Bendix
William Bendi...
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
John Forsythe
John Forsythe
Morey Amsterdam
Morey Amsterd...
Robert Rockwell
Robert Rockwe...
Alan King
Alan King
Don Adams
Don Adams
Jim Nabors
Jim Nabors
Audrey Meadows
Audrey Meadow...
Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
Tom Morello
Tom Morello
Kaye Ballard
Kaye Ballard
Bethel Leslie
Bethel Leslie
Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker
Joel Grey
Joel Grey
Eleanor Bron
Eleanor Bron
Joey Bishop
Joey Bishop
Hermione Gingold
Hermione Ging...
Bill Dana
Bill Dana
Lou Rawls
Lou Rawls
Robert Klein
Robert Klein
Nancy Walker
Nancy Walker
Georgia Brown
Georgia Brown
Tammy Grimes
Tammy Grimes
Henny Youngman
Henny Youngma...
Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
Count Basie
Count Basie
Carl Ballantine
Carl Ballanti...
Johnny Carson
Johnny Carson
Sheila MacRae
Sheila MacRae
Mitzi McCall
Mitzi McCall
Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
Shecky Greene
Shecky Greene
Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carro...
Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwic...
Orson Bean
Orson Bean
Molly Picon
Molly Picon
Perry Como
Perry Como
George Gobel
George Gobel
Jane Kean
Jane Kean
Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureye...
Tom Jones
Tom Jones
Cliff Richard
Cliff Richard
Rodney Dangerfield
Rodney Danger...
Hank Williams, Jr.
Hank Williams...
Paul Simon
Paul Simon
Bobby Vinton
Bobby Vinton
Flip Wilson
Flip Wilson
Norm Crosby
Norm Crosby
Rich Little
Rich Little
Les Paul
Les Paul
Davy Jones
Davy Jones
Ray Goulding
Ray Goulding
Jackie Vernon
Jackie Vernon
Melba Moore
Melba Moore
Victor Borge
Victor Borge
Eddie Fisher
Eddie Fisher
Anna Maria Alberghetti
Anna Maria Al...
Joey Forman
Joey Forman
Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMi...
Spike Jones
Spike Jones
Guy Mitchell
Guy Mitchell
Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgera...
Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlma...
Richie Havens
Richie Havens
Bobby Rydell
Bobby Rydell
Ed Ames
Ed Ames
Brenda Lee
Brenda Lee
Julius La Rosa
Julius La Ros...
Shirley Bassey
Shirley Basse...
Nancy Dussault
Nancy Dussaul...
Marc Connelly
Marc Connelly
Pat O’Brien
Pat O’Brien
Shari Lewis
Shari Lewis
Johnnie Ray
Johnnie Ray
Connie Haines
Connie Haines
Fran Jeffries
Fran Jeffries
Dusty Springfield
Dusty Springf...
Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
Jimmy Wallington
Jimmy Walling...
Jack Bailey
Jack Bailey
Jimmy Boyd
Jimmy Boyd
Bobbie Gentry
Bobbie Gentry
Russell Nype
Russell Nype
Kay Thompson
Kay Thompson
Nancy Wilson
Nancy Wilson
Frank Shuster
Frank Shuster
Beatrice Lillie
Beatrice Lill...
Teresa Brewer
Teresa Brewer
Guy Lombardo
Guy Lombardo
Pat Henning
Pat Henning
Steve Lawrence
Steve Lawrenc...
Carol Haney
Carol Haney
Eydie Gormé
Eydie Gormé
Joe E. Lewis
Joe E. Lewis
Lesley Gore
Lesley Gore
Ed Gardner
Ed Gardner
Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodge...
Gertrude Berg
Gertrude Berg
Katherine Dunham
Katherine Dun...
Chet Atkins
Chet Atkins
David O. Selznick
David O. Selz...
Sammy Davis Jr.
Sammy Davis J...
Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett...
Sonny James
Sonny James
Buddy Lester
Buddy Lester
Garry Moore
Garry Moore
Eddy Arnold
Eddy Arnold
George Seaton
George Seaton
Yehudi Menuhin
Yehudi Menuhi...
Hy Gardner
Hy Gardner
Vikki Carr
Vikki Carr