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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: The Saturday Night Live Band, Don Pardo, Darrell Hammond, Lenny Pickett

Votes: 46,497

2. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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56 Metascore

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 37,438 | Gross: $30.00M

3. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A skit based show with Benny Hill, often containing smutty humour.

Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Jackie Wright, Bob Todd

Votes: 4,791

4. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, The Ernie Flatt Dancers, Harvey Korman

Votes: 5,797

5. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
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Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 23,783

6. The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015– )

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

5.7
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A late-night talk show with a different interview format, where guests appear on stage simultaneously and the host sits to the left and not behind a desk, and with original segments like 'Carpool Karaoke'.

Stars: James Corden, Reggie Watts, Louis Waymouth, Allison Janney

Votes: 9,541

7. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 59,880

8. All That (1994–2020)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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A zany sketch comedy featuring many wacky characters hosted for kids and by kids.

Stars: Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson, Soup

Votes: 7,352

9. In Living Color (1990–1994)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.

Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, Shanin Lonsway

Votes: 10,544

10. Rowan & Martin's 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: 2,912

11. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | Comedy, Music

8.2
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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, The Dingaling Sisters, Ken Lane, Lou Jacobi

Votes: 1,308

12. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

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

7.1
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Questlove

Votes: 17,390

13. Animaniacs (1993–1998)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.9
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The zany adventures of a trio of 1930s animated characters in the modern world.

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 22,811

14. Hee Haw (1969–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.6
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Televised comedy/variety show with a country bent.

Stars: Roy Clark, Gunilla Hutton, Buck Owens, Grandpa Jones

Votes: 1,514

15. Conan (2010–2021)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 23,672

16. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

TV-PG | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.1
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jon Batiste, Stay Human, Jen Spyra

Votes: 13,138

17. House of Mouse (2001–2021)

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

7.5
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Collections of short cartoons hosted by Mickey and his Disney pals at his club, The House of Mouse.

Stars: Bill Farmer, Wayne Allwine, Rod Roddy, Corey Burton

Votes: 3,898

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

TV-G | 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: 3,619

19. Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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71 Metascore

Laura Henderson (Dame Judi Dench) buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, amongst other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Will Young

Votes: 15,516 | Gross: $11.03M

20. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

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

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Topo Gigio

Votes: 1,334

21. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

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

6.1
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, The 8G Band, Ben Warheit

Votes: 6,982

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

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

8.1
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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, The Max Weinberg 7, Andy Richter, Joel Godard

Votes: 17,822

23. The Lawrence Welk Show (1955–1982)

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Music

7.0
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One of the most successful and fondly-remembered shows in TV history, "The Lawrence Welk Show" featured musical numbers and skits, with host Welk leading the band.

Stars: Lawrence Welk, Myron Floren, Dick Dale, Jimmy Roberts

Votes: 440

24. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 13,437

25. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 10,848

26. The Bullwinkle Show (1959–1963)

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

7.7
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Rocky, a plucky flying squirrel and Bullwinkle, a bumbling but lovable moose, have a series of ongoing adventures.

Stars: Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 3,878

27. Maya & Marty (2016)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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"Maya and Marty" is a brand new show that blends musical numbers, comedy sketches and celebrity guests into one jam-packed hour of prime-time TV.

Stars: Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day

Votes: 984

28. Running Man (2010– )

TV-14 | 80 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

9.0
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Running Man is a reality-variety show where the cast must complete missions at various places to win the race.

Stars: Jae-Suk Yoo, Jong-Kook Kim, Haha, Kwang-Soo Lee

Votes: 2,935

29. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.2
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Jay Leno takes over the Tonight Show with interview, sketches, and plenty of laughs.

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, John Melendez

Votes: 10,425

30. The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976–1977)

60 min | Comedy, Music

3.8
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The Brady family sings, dances, and performs comedy skits.

Stars: Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 424

31. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 1,200

32. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1993)

60 min | Comedy

7.8
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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: 1,411

33. The Tracey Ullman Show (1987–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Tracey Ullman hosts a variety show containing sketches, song-and-dance routines, and The Simpsons.

Stars: Tracey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray, Joseph Malone

Votes: 1,299

34. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971–1974)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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A variety show with comedy skits and musical numbers, performed by a regular cast and special guests.

Stars: Sonny Bono, Cher, Ted Zeigler, Freeman King

Votes: 731

35. Sha Na Na (1977– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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A comedy variety show featuring the retro rock and roll group.

Stars: Sha-Na-Na, Susan Lanier, Milton Berle, Frank Gorshin

Votes: 277

36. Flip (1970–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by African American comic actor Flip Wilson, this show ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Roy Clark

Votes: 983

37. Bizarre (1979–1986)

25 min | Comedy

8.1
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A half hour sketch comedy show that is not politically correct. It showcased the talents of veteran performers John Byner (the host) and Bob Einstein as Super Dave Osbourne.

Stars: Bob Einstein, John Byner, John Hemphill, Luba Goy

Votes: 589

38. The Jackie Gleason Show (1952–1973)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Live variety show with Jackie Gleason.

Stars: Jack Lescoulie, The June Taylor Dancers, Ray Bloch, Jackie Gleason

Votes: 450

39. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009–2014)

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

6.8
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

Votes: 13,047

40. The Porter Wagoner Show (1961–2016)

Comedy, Music

7.8
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Porter Wagoner's long-running musical variety show that launched the career of Dolly Parton.

Stars: Porter Wagoner, Speck Rhodes, Mack Magaha, Don Howser

Votes: 70

41. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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Popular late-night comedy/talk-show with host David Letterman, interviewing famous guests.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Bill Wendell, Calvert DeForest

Votes: 4,431

42. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Opening monologues, sketches, celebrity interviews, and musical performances are commonly featured.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, The Tonight Show Band, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 8,373

43. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Bill Barretta

Votes: 1,961

44. Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980–1982)

60 min | Music

6.8
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Country music-variety series starring country superstar Barbara Mandrell and her sisters, Louise, and Irlene.

Stars: Barbara Mandrell, Louise Mandrell, Irlene Mandrell, The Krofft Puppets

Votes: 136

45. Sábado gigante (1986–2015)

Unrated | 240 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.7
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A Spanish-language variety show that brings musicians, comedians, and the audience together for 4 hours on Saturday night.

Stars: Don Francisco, Veronica Milagros, Gerardito Fernandez, Sabrina Diaz

Votes: 144

46. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.0
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Jackie Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "The Honeymooners" sketches.

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

Votes: 281

47. Eat Bulaga (1979– )

PG | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

7.9
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Add a Plot

Stars: Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Tito Sotto, Allan K

Votes: 99

48. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 541

49. Murder at the Vanities (1934)

Passed | 89 min | Music, Mystery, Romance

6.5
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A homicide detective with an eye for the ladies investigating a murder in Earl Carroll's Vanities allows the music review to continue during the investigation.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carl Brisson, Victor McLaglen, Jack Oakie, Kitty Carlisle

Votes: 737

50. The Jenny McCarthy Show (1997– )

Comedy, Music

4.5
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Various sketch comedy performed by blonde bombshell and ex playboy bunny Jenny McCarthy, with various musical guests.

Stars: Jenny McCarthy, H. Jon Benjamin, Jack Plotnick, Paul Greenberg

Votes: 144



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