• Thursday, August 24th, 2023

    Harmonizing History: The Captivating Journey of the Kim Sisters

    In recent years, K-pop has taken the world by storm, captivating audiences far beyond its South Korean origins. This global phenomenon has emerged as a powerhouse in the music industry, impacting pop culture, fashion, and entertainment on a global scale. While numerous factors contribute to K-pop’s worldwide popularity, the historic appearance of The Kim Sisters […]

  • Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

    By Making the World His Stage, Ed Sullivan Made America More Worldly

      In the fall of 1957, The Ed Sullivan Show was nearly a decade into its remarkably long run as a staple of America’s Sunday nights. Just one year earlier, the show had introduced the nation to Elvis Presley (from the waist up at least), catapulting him to superstardom. Ed Sullivan had himself become a celebrity […]

  • Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

    What Ed Sullivan Showed Us 

    The TV Series That Changed Not Just Popular Culture But America Made Its Debut 75 Years Ago.    Ed Sullivan was 46 years old and a relative unknown when, on June 20, 1948, the CBS television network introduced him as the host and co-producer of a new Sunday night variety program called the Toast of the […]

  • Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023

    The Ed Sullivan Show Officially Launches On Amazon Freevee

    The Ed Sullivan Show is officially live on Amazon Freevee. Starting today, fans can enjoy some of the most iconic performances of all time from America’s longest-running primetime variety show in television history! From 1948 to 1971, The Ed Sullivan Show welcomed thousands of performers from around the world to its stage. For 24 hours […]

  • Monday, May 1st, 2023

    The Ed Sullivan Show Celebrates ‘Jewish Heritage Month’

    Each May, the United States honors Jewish Heritage Month where we celebrate the many contributions the Jewish people have made to the culture and history of the United States. In the history lies the very industry and purpose that this show is about, entertainment. People of Jewish descent have been pioneers within the entertainment space […]

  • Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

    Bye-Bye-Birdie and The World’s Greatest Influencer

    Written by: Bill Gubbins  The movie, which turns 60 this month, epitomized Ed Sullivan’s critical role as the arbiter of American popular culture. Me? On The Ed Sullivan Show? Me? Harry McAfee, appearing with . . . Ed Sullivan? I’ve got a wonderful wife, two swell kids, a good job, and now this . . […]

  • Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

    The Ed Sullivan Show Celebrates ‘Women’s History Month’

    March marks the start of Women’s History Month, where we celebrate the contributions of women in history. The push to celebrate notable women in the U.S., began in 1978 in Sonoma County, California, to address the lack of women’s history in the K-12 school curriculum. In 1981, the U.S. Congress passed a law authorizing the […]

  • Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

    Why Ed Sullivan Matters to Black History

    Written by Kevin Powell | I cannot recall when I first heard the name Ed Sullivan, but it certainly had to have been when I was a ghetto youth coming of age in the 1970s and 1980s. I initially connected his name with music superstars Elvis Presley and The Beatles, and their now legendary appearances on […]

  • Thursday, January 19th, 2023

    Most Frequent Songs Performed On The Ed Sullivan Show

    During The Ed Sullivan Show’s 24-season run, talent from around the world sang, danced, and performed their favorite compositions. What audiences didn’t always realize was that many of the same songs and music were performed but interpreted differently each with their unique spin delivered by various talents.   Whether it be in another language, a  […]

  • Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

    Top 10 Most Viewed Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Videos In 2022

    As we begin to finish the year strong, we’d like to thank all of our subscribers, fans, and viewers of The Ed Sullivan Show for the amazing support we received in 2022. This year we hit 500,000 YouTube subscribers and over 320 million channel views. Both the support and growth have been amazing thus far […]