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  • Friday, May 28th, 2021

    Watch Ella Fitzgerald’s Swinging 1968 Performance On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

    The archives of The Ed Sullivan Show have opened again to reveal a glorious 1968 performance by Ella Fitzgerald. The show’s official YouTube channel is now playing host to the peerless vocal stylist’s rousing version of “You’ll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini)” on the April 28, 1968 edition. The clip is all the more fascinating as a window on the performer’s...
  • Thursday, April 29th, 2021

    ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Audio Archive Celebrates Jackie Wilson’s Soul Legacy

    Soul giant Jackie Wilson’s indelible legacy as one of the great live performers in any genre is newly celebrated in the latest piece of audio from the archives of The Ed Sullivan Show. In a new clip to be shared from the annals of one of the most famous TV shows in history, Wilson is heard performing his song “Hearts” on the April 1, 1962 edition. The season 15 program also featured entertainer Patti Page, Canadian comedy duo Wayne & Shuster, and, on...
  • Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

    What to Stream, April 12–19

    This week’s streams feature classic jazz performances from The Ed Sullivan Show in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Bobby Watson in Missouri, Joey DeFrancesco in New Hampshire, a debut by the Zürich Jazz Orchestra and much more.  Available Now: Ella, Louie, Nat and More! Ed Sullivan Show Spotlights Classic Jazz...
  • Monday, April 5th, 2021

    Jazz Featured on The Ed Sullivan Show’s YouTube Channel in April

    April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and all month long the official YouTube channel of The Ed Sullivan Show will feature jazz segments from the famous variety show’s archive. Though best known for groundbreaking appearances by Elvis Presley and the Beatles, Sullivan’s program had a long history of presenting a wide variety of performers, from comedians to novelty acts (Topo Gigio,...
  • Monday, March 15th, 2021

    Watch The Ed Sullivan Show on MeTV beginning March 21

    "Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles!" That simple introduction changed America and TV forever, as 73 million people gathered in front of their televisions to see the Beatles' first live performance on U.S. soil. With that, the Fab Four launched "The British Invasion." It was just one of many history-making performances to grace Ed Sullivan's stage. Starting Sunday, March 21, MeTV viewers will be able to experience those electrifying moments again with the best of The Ed Sullivan Show, airing Sundays at 9:30PM | 8:30C.
  • Monday, February 8th, 2021

    Hank Aaron Remembered With Rare ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Clip

    Hank Aaron died at the age of 86 last month. There have been many tributes for the baseball legend over the last few weeks, but fans are in for a treat thanks to The Ed Sullivan Show. On Friday night, the YouTube Channel of The Ed Sullivan Show features Aaron in a four-minute clip which originally aired on Oct. 5, 1958. He is with his Milwaukee Braves teammates who won the World Series in 1957. Catcher Joe Garagiola introduces the team and said that Aaron is so relaxed under pressure he "sleeps in between pitches." Read more at