The Greatest Variety Shows in TV History TV Programs

The Greatest Variety Shows in TV History

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Variety Show TV series.

The very best variety show shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest variety show shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular variety show TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining variety show show of all time is. Don't let your favorite variety show television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of variety show television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List includes Frank TV, Bienvenidos, more! Old variety shows! New variety shows! The only rule is they have to be good variety shows!

This list answers the questions, "What is the best variety show show of all time?" and "What are the greatest variety show shows?"


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    Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway

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    Dean Martin, Rodney Dangerfield, Teri Garr

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  4. 4
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    - 35

    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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    - 36

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Eddie Murphy

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    - 21

    Sally Struthers, Tom Smothers, Peter Cullen

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  7. 7
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    - 23

    Gailard Sartain

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  8. 8
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    - 27

    Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Art Linkletter

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    + 51
    - 31

    Ed Sullivan, Bern Bennett, Ralph Paul

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  10. 10
    + 39
    - 22

    Sonny Bono, Peter Cullen, The Unknown Comic

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    - 10

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    Ginger Rogers, Red Skelton

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    Robin Williams, Goldie Hawn, Lily Tomlin

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  13. 13
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    Britney Spears, Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk

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  14. 14
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    - 36

    Jennifer Lopez, Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx

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    Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin

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  17. 17
    + 27
    - 23

    Phyllis Diller, Michele Lee, George Gray

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  18. 18
    + 25
    - 21

    Sally Struthers, Tom Smothers, John Hartford

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    + 21
    - 17

    added by Greer Baudreau
    Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Tim Curry

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    - 6

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    Marie Osmond, Donny Osmond, Jimmy Osmond

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  21. 21
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    - 6

    added by RobLein
    Stephen Boyd, Dinah Shore

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    - 3

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    Perry Como, Ed Herlihy, Durward Kirby

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    Andy Williams

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Tony Okungbowa

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    Tim Conway, Steve Allen, Dayton Allen

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    Meat Loaf, Helen Reddy, Wolfman Jack

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    - 21

    Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Desi Arnaz

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    - 24

    Dick Dale, Lawrence Welk, Lynn Anderson

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    Bea Arthur, Eddie Fisher, George Gobel

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    Don Everly

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    Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Scherzinger

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    - 33

    Jessica Simpson, Mr. T, Kenny Rogers

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