Tag Archives: Variety Television

1957 College Basketball All-Americans with Wilt Chamberlain on The Ed Sullivan Show

The 1957 College Basketball All-Americans with Wilt Chamberlain on The Ed Sullivan Show on March 24, 1957. Ed, being a former sportswriter, would always have sports figures on his show. Wilt Chamberlain is seen in his college uniform. Chet Forte went on to be the director of Monday Night Football and Baseball for ABC. Frank Howard would go on to a successful baseball career, Hot Rod Hundley would become a longtime play-by-play announcer in the NBA. Elgin Baylor would become, along with Wilt, one of the all time greats in the NBA. Ed mispronounces a few names along the way.





Rodney Dangerfield “Dating, Marriage & Money” on The Ed Sullivan Show

Another early appearance by Rodney Dangerfield on the Ed Sullivan Show January 4, 1970.





The Supremes “Hits Medley” on The Ed Sullivan Show

The Supremes Hits Medley of “Come See About Me, Stop! In The Name Of Love, You Can’t Hurry Love, You Keep Me Hangin’ On, I Hear A Symphony” on The Ed Sullivan Show on December 4, 1966.





Book Talk guest Steve Binder author Fade Up 26 The Movers and Shakers of Variety Television




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