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.
- 1Season 1 is on the ""Toast of the Town"" guide.
Season 1 now on Toast of the Town guide
Guests unknownJun 27 1948
Cab CallowayAug 01 1948
Peggy Lee, Harry HershfieldAug 08 1948
Irving BerlinAug 15 1948
Jan AugustAug 22 1948
Count Basie, Lon Chaney, Jr.Aug 29 1948
Guests unknownJul 11 1948
Guests unknownJul 18 1948
Guests unknownJul 04 1948
Guests unknownJul 25 1948
Guests unknownSep 05 1948
- 13Scheduled guests: --Jack Paar --Marion Marlowe --Davis and Reese (comedy team) ...
scheduled: Jack Paar / On film: Robert Mitchum; Rita Hayworth; Jack LemmonOct 21 1956
- 14All-Navy talent program (talent chosen from Navy personnel from all over the country) ...
scheduled: Navy talent show / Bob & Ray / Jack DempseyMay 12 1957
- 15Broadcast from Madison Square Garden. Guests: --Della Reese - ""Miss You So"" ...
1958 Ice Capades / Della Reese / Jimmie Rodgers / Paul AnkaSep 08 1957
- 16Guests: --Buddy Knox (singer) - ""Party Doll"" --Frank Libuse (comedian) --Byron...
Fred Astaire / Fredric March / Peggy Wood / Buddy Knox / Ferlin HuskyApr 07 1957
- 17Lucy & Desi sketch: Ed Sullivan calls Desi at home to arrange interview, but Lucy thinks...
Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz / Yogi Berra / Gisele MacKenzie / Joyce GrenfellSep 30 1956
- 18Scheduled guests: --Buster Keaton (comedian) --Donald O'Connor (dancer & actor, in a...
scheduled: Buster Keaton; Donald O'Connor; Chester GouldApr 14 1957
- 19Scheduled guests: --Cab Calloway --Janet Blair (actress-singer) --Sue Carson...
scheduled: Cab Calloway; Janet Blair; Sue Carson; Dick ContinoAug 18 1957
- 20Guests: --Jayne Mansfield - Ed talks to Jayne about her favorite movie stars. Jane sings...
U.S. Army Show with Jayne Mansfield; Carol Burnett; Buddy KnoxAug 11 1957
- 21Scheduled guests: --Jack Paar --Rise Stevens --Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy --Art...
scheduled: Rise Stevens; Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy; Jack Paar; Jo SullivanDec 16 1956
- 22Tribute to Alan Jay Lerner & Fritz Loewe - presented in connection with the first anniversary...
Lerner & Loewe Tribute: Gene Kelly; Leslie Caron; Fred AstaireMar 03 1957
- 23Guests: --Gary Cooper - Gary Cooper and Ed Sullivan watch a clip from ""Love In The...
Louis Armstrong / Teresa Brewer / Jack Paar / Gary Cooper / Betty MadiganJul 07 1957
- 24Scheduled: --The Annual Look magazine TV awards including winners Sid Caesar, Perry Como,...
scheduled: Look Award winners: Sid Caesar; Edward R. Murrow; Walt DisneyDec 30 1956
- 25Scheduled guests: --Robert Mitchum (actor) - turns singer & dancer as he performs a medley...
scheduled: Robert Mitchum; Ames Brothers; Edie AdamsMar 17 1957