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THE ED SULLIVAN COMEDY SPECIAL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 AT 8:30 PM
EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS

- Comedians Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, Ray Romano, Stiller & Meara, Arsenio Hall, Kathy Griffin, Rich Little, Carl Reiner, Lisa Lampanelli, Jackie Mason, John Byner, Richard Lewis and Others Pay Tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show

For 23 years, The Ed Sullivan Show featured America's brightest comedy stars performing for tens of millions of Americans across the generations every Sunday night. This captivating special brings back the show's greatest moments that defined the history of comedy—legends in their prime with their original acts. The talent includes the timeless stand up routines of Jack Benny, Flip Wilson, Red Skelton, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Bob Hope, Alan King, Victor Borge, Phyllis Diller, Jackie Gleason, Jack Paar and many more. The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special airs Saturday, August 6 at 8:30 p.m. on Eight.

Hosted by Mary Tyler Moore, the humorous retrospective takes a poignant twist with all-new remembrances by such Ed Sullivan veterans and fans as Joan Rivers, Carol Burnett, Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara, Ray Romano, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Arsenio Hall, John Byner, Kathy Griffin, Carl Reiner, Richard Lewis and others.

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