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The Ed Sullivan Show (tv program)

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  • Clint Eastwood brings classic themes to the feel-good 'Jersey Boys'

    Since "Jersey Boys," the rags-to-riches-to-rags musical about Frankie Valli & the Four Seaso‎ns, was first staged on Broadway in 2005, there have been thousands of performances across North America. In the room at some of these cities sat a certain...
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The British Invasion'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The British Invasion'
    All you need is love, according to the Beatles, but the Fab Four's music also is essential if you're celebrating the British Invasion of the 1960s. In "The British Invasion," the aptly titled tribute to the world-shaking power of the Beatles, the...
  • 'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain

     'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain
    Hal Holbrook has performed the one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for 60 years, earning a 1966 Tony Award and later an Emmy nomination for the CBS telecast. He's crisscrossed America, playing big cities and small towns in all 50 states, as well as 20...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Braves Storm of Policy Battles

    Tom Wheeler believes that television programming is in the midst of a Golden Age. When asked what shows he watches, the FCC chairman doesn't hesitate, reeling off "House of Cards," "True Detective" and "Sherlock," and he admits to enjoying the...
  • Jane Kean dies at 90; played Trixie on 'The Honeymooners'

    Jane Kean dies at 90; played Trixie on 'The Honeymooners'
    Jane Kean, best known for her role as Trixie, the long-suffering wife of Ed Norton on the 1960s TV revival of "The Honeymooners" with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney, has died. She was 90. Kean, a resident of Toluca Lake, died Tuesday at Providence St....
  • PASSINGS: Sheila MacRae, Hank Rieger, Robert Ashley

    Sheila MacRae Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners' Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
  • Review: 'She's Leaving Home' by William Shaw

    Review: 'She's Leaving Home' by William Shaw
    The recent commemorations of Beatlemania, tied to the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's maiden voyage on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964, have produced hours of TV documentaries and a groaning shelf of new books. These last include a murder mystery,...
  • Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends

    Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends
    Dave Grohl was on his way to rehearsals for a TV special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when the panic set in. "Suddenly it hit me: Maybe I ought to listen to the record again before...
  • In death and in life, TV fixated on JFK

    As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a Carrie...
  • The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles

    Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles. It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...