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Full List of The Ed Sullivan Show Episodes

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Below is a complete The Ed Sullivan Show episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Ed Sullivan Show episodes are listed along with the The Ed Sullivan Show episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Ed Sullivan Show episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Everything from “Beatles (1st appearance) / Oliver Broadway cast” to “Beatles (3rd appearance) / Cab Calloway” is included on this poll. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Ed Sullivan Show episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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  • 1

    Season 1 now on Toast of the Town guide

    Season 1 is on the ""Toast of the Town"" guide.
  • 2

    Guests unknown

    Jun 27 1948
  • 3

    Cab Calloway

    Aug 01 1948
  • 4

    Peggy Lee, Harry Hershfield

    Aug 08 1948
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    Irving Berlin

    Aug 15 1948
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    Jan August

    Aug 22 1948
  • 7

    Count Basie, Lon Chaney, Jr.

    Aug 29 1948
  • 8

    Guests unknown

    Jul 11 1948
  • 9

    Guests unknown

    Jul 18 1948
  • 10

    Guests unknown

    Jul 04 1948
  • 11

    Guests unknown

    Jul 25 1948
  • 12

    Guests unknown

    Sep 05 1948
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    scheduled: Jack Paar / On film: Robert Mitchum; Rita Hayworth; Jack Lemmon

    Oct 21 1956
    Scheduled guests: --Jack Paar --Marion Marlowe --Davis and Reese (comedy team) ...
  • 14

    scheduled: Navy talent show / Bob & Ray / Jack Dempsey

    May 12 1957
    All-Navy talent program (talent chosen from Navy personnel from all over the country) ...
  • 15

    1958 Ice Capades / Della Reese / Jimmie Rodgers / Paul Anka

    Sep 08 1957
    Broadcast from Madison Square Garden. Guests: --Della Reese - ""Miss You So"" ...
  • 16

    Fred Astaire / Fredric March / Peggy Wood / Buddy Knox / Ferlin Husky

    Apr 07 1957
    Guests: --Buddy Knox (singer) - ""Party Doll"" --Frank Libuse (comedian) --Byron...
  • 17

    Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz / Yogi Berra / Gisele MacKenzie / Joyce Grenfell

    Sep 30 1956
    Lucy & Desi sketch: Ed Sullivan calls Desi at home to arrange interview, but Lucy thinks...
  • 18

    scheduled: Buster Keaton; Donald O'Connor; Chester Gould

    Apr 14 1957
    Scheduled guests: --Buster Keaton (comedian) --Donald O'Connor (dancer & actor, in a...
  • 19

    scheduled: Cab Calloway; Janet Blair; Sue Carson; Dick Contino

    Aug 18 1957
    Scheduled guests: --Cab Calloway --Janet Blair (actress-singer) --Sue Carson...
  • 20

    U.S. Army Show with Jayne Mansfield; Carol Burnett; Buddy Knox

    Aug 11 1957
    Guests: --Jayne Mansfield - Ed talks to Jayne about her favorite movie stars. Jane sings...
  • 21

    scheduled: Rise Stevens; Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy; Jack Paar; Jo Sullivan

    Dec 16 1956
    Scheduled guests: --Jack Paar --Rise Stevens --Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy --Art...
  • 22

    Lerner & Loewe Tribute: Gene Kelly; Leslie Caron; Fred Astaire

    Mar 03 1957
    Tribute to Alan Jay Lerner & Fritz Loewe - presented in connection with the first anniversary...
  • 23

    Louis Armstrong / Teresa Brewer / Jack Paar / Gary Cooper / Betty Madigan

    Jul 07 1957
    Guests: --Gary Cooper - Gary Cooper and Ed Sullivan watch a clip from ""Love In The...
  • 24

    scheduled: Look Award winners: Sid Caesar; Edward R. Murrow; Walt Disney

    Dec 30 1956
    Scheduled: --The Annual Look magazine TV awards including winners Sid Caesar, Perry Como,...
  • 25

    scheduled: Robert Mitchum; Ames Brothers; Edie Adams

    Mar 17 1957
    Scheduled guests: --Robert Mitchum (actor) - turns singer & dancer as he performs a medley...
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