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  • Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

    Happy 70th Birthday Diana Ross!

    The Ed Sullivan Show would like to wish a very happy 70th birthday to the first lady of Motown, Diana Ross! Many musical acts broke into the mainstream on the Sullivan stage. Elvis, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones are just a few of the names that come to mind. As big as those performances were, there was a group that made more appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show than all of those acts put together. With 18 appearances, Diana Ross and The Supremes stood tall above all...
  • Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

    The Beatles in America

    On Sunday February 9th, 1964, at 8pm, the course of the music history changed forever after The Beatles stepped on The Ed Sullivan Show stage for their first appearance on American television. That night, history was made as these British sensations with long hair performed scorching versions of some of their greatest songs at the time, including “She Loves You,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” and their latest hit, “I Want To Hold Your Hand.”  On...
  • Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

    Revolution: A Beatles Bio

    Revolution: A Beatles Bio The Beatles started off as a group called The Quarrymen, founded by John Lennon and his schoolmates in Liverpool, England, 1956. Paul McCartney joined the band shortly afterwards as a rhythm guitarist. George Harrison was a friend of Paul’s and badly wanted to join the band. Though John initially thought the 14 year old Harrison was...
  • Thursday, December 5th, 2013

    Happy Holidays from The Ed Sullivan Show!

    Celebrate the holidays and make the gift-giving season unique & fun with The Ed Sullivan Show! We are offering great DVD discounts, including a “Beatles 50th Anniversary Special” in honor of The Fab Four's legendary debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. Make your holiday shopping fast and easy this year by finding...
  • Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

    Happy Thanksgiving From The Ed Sullivan Show

    Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. Friends, family, good food, and maybe a little football on the TV. Great things never go out of style. Like Thanksgiving, “The Ed Sullivan Show” is a classic American institution. The history of American popular culture can be told through the show’s many iconic performances. Everyone knows that
  • Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

    Fallback on The Classics!

    Remember amazing performances from one of America’s greatest television institutions, The Ed Sullivan Show. Relive these timeless acts from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. These exclusive performances can’t be seen anywhere else except on our one of a kind DVD collections! As we approach the Holiday Season, we are looking forward to providing you with some of our most popular DVD sets to stuff the stockings...
  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

    Ravi Shankar on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Best known for his success in popularizing the sitar and introducing Indian music to other music genres, Ravi Shankar was born Robindra Shankar Chowdhury in India in 1920. Shankar lived in India until the age of 10 when he left to Paris, France with his older brother, Uday Shankar. Uday was a member of a dance troupe called the Compagnie de Danse et Musique Hindou (Company of Hindu Dance and Music). Paris had a very powerful influence upon the young
  • Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

    Red Skelton on The Ed Sullivan Show

    The son of a circus clown and a cleaning woman, Red Skelton was born Richard Bernard on July 18, 1913 in Vincennes, Indiana. He was introduced to show business at the age of 7 at a vaudeville show in Vincennes. At age 10, he left home to travel with a medicine show through the Midwest, and joined the vaudeville circuit at age 15. At age 17, he married Edna Marie Stilwell, a theatre usher who became his vaudeville partner and later his chief writer and manager.
  • Monday, September 23rd, 2013

    The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show – Emmys Tribute

    Last night, the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. This year, the annual award show not only paid tribute to those making television today, but to the 50th anniversary of two momentous events in television history. Namely, the TV coverage surrounding President Kennedy’s assassination and The Beatles’ US television debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. Six-time Emmy nominee Don Cheadle (“House of...