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1. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)
Episode: Episode #2.8 (1968)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

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Director: Dave Powers | Stars: Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 11

2. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1967)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

9.6
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Highlights include: a "V.I.P." interview sketch satirizing Luci Baines Johnson; Carol and Vicki do a "Sleeping Beauty" skit; guest Sid Caesar as a father awaiting the birth of his child; ... See full summary »

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 16

3. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

9.1
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Interviews with figures from public life.

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 109

4. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.9
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.

Stars: Dinah Shore, Janet Blair, John Raitt, Roy Rogers

Votes: 118

5. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 3,652

6. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)
Episode: Episode #1.14 (1967)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Highlights of this Christmas edition include: guest Sid Caesar demonstrating self-defense; Carol and Sid as a couple who quarrel on Christmas night; Sid, Carol and Harvey in a sketch that ... See full summary »

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 10

7. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,064

8. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

8.7
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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Felisa Vanoff, Carl Reiner

Votes: 196

9. The Century: America's Time (1999– )

Not Rated | 750 min | Documentary

8.7
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Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, John Updike, Stephen Ambrose, Neil Simon

Votes: 59

10. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2007)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.6
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Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.

Stars: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady

Votes: 34,332

11. The Hollywood Palace (1964–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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Various guest hosts present a musical variety show.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Sid Caesar

Votes: 152

12. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 427

13. Telescope (1963–1973)

30 min | Documentary

8.5
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Documentary and biography with interviews as the central element of the show.

Stars: Fletcher Markle, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Stanley Kramer

Votes: 16

14. Life with Louie (1995–1998)
Episode: Kazoo's Coming to Dinner (1997)

TV-Y | Animation, Family, Comedy

8.5
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Louie gets jealous because Jeannie has a crush at the new kid at school. Meanwhile, Andy and Ora are arguing about the date of their wedding anniversary.

Directors: Matthew O'Callaghan, Bert Ring | Stars: Louie Anderson, Edie McClurg, Sid Caesar, Justin Shenkarow

Votes: 19

15. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,487

16. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

8.4
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 131

17. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.4
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 65

18. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 115

19. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Michael Landon (1975 TV Special)

Comedy

8.4
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The subject roasted is Michael Landon, multi-talented star of Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie.

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Joey Bishop, Amanda Blake, Ernest Borgnine, Sid Caesar

Votes: 17

20. The Mouse That Roared (1966 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Sid Caesar, Richard Deacon, Joyce Jameson, Sigrid Valdis

Votes: 5

21. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts, with several celebrities as guests. There are musical acts and comedy sketches that break down comedy, racial, and sexual barriers all at the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 955

22. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 15,118

23. Life with Louie (1995–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

8.3
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Adventures of Louie Anderson as a child, growing up with his sweet-hearted mother, his loud and war crazed father, his 10 siblings, and children at school who love to tease him.

Stars: Louie Anderson, Edie McClurg, Justin Shenkarow, Miko Hughes

Votes: 5,537

24. That's Life (1968–1969)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.3
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The life and love of a young couple is told through a series of monologues, sketches, and song and dance routines.Each episode followed how they met, fell in love, and subsequent married ... See full summary »

Stars: E.J. Peaker, Robert Morse, Kay Medford, Shelley Berman

Votes: 46

25. The Paul Winchell Show (1950–1954)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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The Paul Winchell Show, or The Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show, or The Spiedel Show, was a variety program which aired on NBC prime time from 1950 to 1954, starring ventriloquist Paul Winchell and his dummy, Jerry Mahoney. (1950)

Stars: Paul Winchell, Diane Sinclair, Jimmy Blaine, Sue Bennett

Votes: 30

26. This Is Your Life (1971–1973)

30 min | Biography, Reality-TV

8.3
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Stars: Ralph Edwards, Carol Channing, Bette Davis, Rose Marie

Votes: 93

27. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jackie Gleason (1975 TV Special)

51 min | Comedy

8.3
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Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Milton Berle, Foster Brooks, Sid Caesar, Art Carney

Votes: 45

28. The Bobby Darin Show (1973– )

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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This show was preceded by a 7-episode summer series in 1972, titled "The Bobby Darin Amusement Company." When the show premiered as a regular series, in January 1973, it was titled simply, ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Bobby Darin, Richard Bakalyan, Roger Carroll, Geoff Edwards

Votes: 23

29. The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1981 TV Special)

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Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Mason Adams, Jed Allan, Loni Anderson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 27

30. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
Episode: Love and the Bowling Ball/Love and the Check/Love and the Hiccups/Love and the Liberated Lady Boss (1971)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Elvia Allman, John Amos, Richard Bakalyan, Sid Caesar

Votes: 7

31. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 9,414

32. Christmas Snow (1986 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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A shop owner who is being evicted at Christmas rescues her Scrooge-like landlord from an accident.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Katherine Helmond, Sid Caesar, Melissa Joan Hart, Kimble Joyner

Votes: 252

33. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.2
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Mr. Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "Honeymooners" sketches.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Votes: 172

34. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 90

35. The Steve Allen Show (1968–1971)

90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: Steve Allen, Sue Gossick, Lionel Hampton, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 9

36. Ten from Your Show of Shows (1973)

G | 92 min | Comedy

8.2
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Ten comedy sketches compiled from the 1950s TV series, "Your Show of Shows."

Director: Max Liebman | Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Votes: 181

37. All-Star Party for Lucille Ball (1984 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Variety Clubs International hosted this tribute to Lucille ball. It brought Lucy and her husband, Gary Morton together on their anniversary, to present her with a humanitarian award. Lucy ... See full summary »

Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Jr., Lucie Arnaz, James Caan

Votes: 18

38. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 36,081

39. Love Is Never Silent (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.1
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Margaret Ryder has always looked after her deaf parents, Janice and Abel. Long the only contact her folks have had with the speaking world, Margaret struggles with whether she should strike... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Mare Winningham, Cloris Leachman, Sid Caesar, Phyllis Frelich

Votes: 240

40. The Andy Williams Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Coming back to television after taking a year off, Andy Williams hosted this musical/comedy variety show. While his earlier programs had stuck with more traditional music, this new show ... See full summary »

Stars: Allan Blye, Andy Williams, Janos Prohaska, The Osmonds

Votes: 69

41. Caesar's Writers (1996 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: Michael Hirsh | Stars: Gary Belkin, Mel Brooks, Sid Caesar, Bob Claster

Votes: 15

42. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #12.97 (1973)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Sid Caesar, Art Carney, Kelly Garrett

Votes: 13

43. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #3.10 (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Sid Caesar

Votes: 9

44. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Sid Caesar: Television's Comedy Genius (1994)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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The life of comedy genius Sid Caesar with interviews and film clips

Director: Del Jack | Stars: Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon

Votes: 40

45. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 1,909

46. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 542

47. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety show that became notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

Votes: 936

48. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 195

49. Pioneers of Television (2008– )

55 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Phyllis Diller, Florence Henderson, Betty White

Votes: 167

50. Lunch (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

8.0
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For the past 40 years, a group of comedy writers and directors has gathered every other Wednesday for lunch - and other nourishment. These are the fabled guys that made America funny.

Director: Donna Kanter | Stars: Sid Caesar, Monty Hall, Arthur Hiller, Rocky Kalish

Votes: 32