• Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

    Amazon’s Free Streaming Service Freevee is Adding The Ed Sullivan Show

    This week Amazon announced that the original Ed Sullivan Show is now streaming for free on its free streaming service Freevee. Now you will be able to relive the classic show for free on Amazon. This news comes as Amazon recently announced a deal to bring over 100 Amazon originals to Freevee. Now Amazon says […]

  • Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

    Watch Ella Fitzgerald Weave Vocal Magic On ‘Perdido’ From ‘Ed Sullivan Show’

    A vintage performance by Ella Fitzgerald features in the latest clip from the archives of The Ed Sullivan Show. The peerless vocal stylist is seen, in her finest scatting form, in a performance from the February 2, 1964 edition of “Perdido,” accompanied by storied trumpeter Roy Eldridge. Fitzgerald made numerous appearances on the famous variety […]

  • Monday, April 10th, 2023

    Watch The Temptations Sing George Harrison In ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Medley

    A unique medley by the Temptations, still at the height of their Motown reign, is the latest addition to the official YouTube channel of The Ed Sullivan Show. The clip dates from the January 31, 1971 edition of the show, which was two months from the end of its regular run in syndication, dating back […]

  • Friday, January 27th, 2023

    Pops + Opera: Louis Armstrong and Robert Merrill’s odd couple act

    At one point during his 1955 European tour, Louis Armstrong made an unscheduled pilgrimage. Having just played a concert with his All-Stars, he dashed over to La Scala — to “stand by those big cats like Verdi and Wagner, and take pictures,” he later recalled, “‘cause they figure our music is the same; we play ‘em both […]

  • Friday, January 6th, 2023

    Watch Nancy Sinatra Sing Much-Covered ‘My Buddy’ On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

    Nancy Sinatra’s performance of a ballad from the 1920s is among the latest clips to be shared from the archives of The Ed Sullivan Show. The song is “My Buddy,” as featured on the February 26, 1967 edition of the celebrated and long-running TV variety series, just after she had included it on her Sugar album. As Sullivan […]

  • Friday, December 16th, 2022

    Watch Jackie Wilson’s Impassioned ‘Forever And A Day’ On ‘Ed Sullivan Show’

    A performance by the incomparable Jackie Wilson from the archives of The Ed Sullivan Show has been shared on the official YouTube channel of the famed variety series. The R&B master is seen giving an impassioned interpretation of “Forever and a Day” on the edition broadcast on May 27, 1962. Wilson was a frequent visitor to the show, […]

  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

    ‘Ed Sullivan’ Channels Reach One Billion Views and 500,000 Subscribers

    The digital channels of The Ed Sullivan Show have surpassed one billion total views across all channels (including YouTube, Apple Music, and Facebook) in tandem with reaching the 500K YouTube subscribers milestone. The long-running variety show expanded its reach exponentially via a global digital rights agreement between UMe and SOFA Entertainment Inc., with more than 250 million […]