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"The Ed Sullivan Show" (1948) More at IMDbPro »"Toast of the Town" (original title), TV series 1948-1971

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Director:
Writers:
Jerry Juhl (sketch writer)
Frank Shuster (1958-1970)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | unknown
Release Date:
20 June 1948 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations See more »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 1 of 1498)

Ed Sullivan ... Himself - Host / ... (1,054 episodes, 1948-1971)
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Series Directed by
John Moffitt (76 episodes, 1968-1970)
Tim Kiley (9 episodes, 1961-1966)
John Wray (6 episodes, 1949-1961)
Robert Precht (3 episodes, 1958-1959)

Kenneth Whelan (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Norman Corwin (2 episodes, 1969)

Frank Shuster (unknown episodes, 1958-1970)
Johnny Wayne (unknown episodes, 1958-1970)
Jerry Juhl (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Robert Precht .... producer / executive producer (470 episodes, 1960-1971)
Ed Sullivan .... executive producer / producer / ... (24 episodes, 1955-1967)
Marlo Lewis .... executive producer / producer (18 episodes, 1948-1959)
Jack McGeehan .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1962-1970)

Chester Feldman .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Bloch (9 episodes, 1949-1970)

Buddy Arnold (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Jack Babb (1 episode, 1962)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bill Bohnert (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Eddie Pasternak (6 episodes, 1962-1970)
 
Series Costume Design by
Leslie Renfield (5 episodes, 1964-1970)
 
Series Production Management
Tony Jordan .... production manager / production supervisor (3 episodes, 1962-1970)
Herman Glazer .... production supervisor (3 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Moffitt .... associate director (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
 
Series Art Department
Sam Cecere .... graphic artist / graphic arts / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1970)
Bill Bohnert .... settings designer / set designer (5 episodes, 1964-1970)
 
Series Sound Department
Robert J. Miller .... audio (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Greenfield .... lighting director (6 episodes, 1962-1970)
Daniel Flannery .... lighting trainee: summer (3 episodes, 1971)

Pat McBride .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
George Moses .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
William McHone .... costumes (1 episode, 1962)
 
Series Music Department
Ray Bloch .... musical director / conductor (6 episodes, 1948-1960)
Robert Arthur .... music coordinator (3 episodes, 1962-1964)

Will Schaefer .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Charles Grenier .... technical director (6 episodes, 1962-1970)
Hugh Lambert .... choreographer (5 episodes, 1962-1964)
Ken Campbell .... assistant to producer (5 episodes, 1964-1970)
Jack Babb .... talent coordinator (4 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Wray .... choreographer (3 episodes, 1949-1950)
Vince Calandra .... program coordinator / talent coordinator (2 episodes, 1965-1970)
Eddie Brinkmann .... stage manager (1 episode, 1970)

Bob Daily .... technical director (unknown episodes)
David Winters .... choreographer (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Toast of the Town" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
60 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (1965-1971) | Black and White (1948-1965)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Dave Clark Five performed more times on the show than any other British act.See more »
Quotes:
[Bob Hope has walked in on Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby singing' Road to Morocco']
Bing:What's the problem?
Bob:[pointing at Frank] You're singing our song with him.
Frank:I said I was sorry.
Bob:After all, Dean wouldn't do this to Jerry.
Bing:Bob, I'll tell you what happened. I didn't know you were in town. I heard, or I figured at least, that you'd gone for a ride on the Russian moon.
Frank:[indicating Bob] Ladies and Gentlemen, here's the first man to entertain the troops in Outer Space.
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