• Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

    How Rahsaan Roland Kirk Shook Up The Ed Sullivan Show

    No one expected The Ed Sullivan Show to be controversial, but thanks to an infamous performance by jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, one of its final episodes proved a memorable spectacle. Having run for 23 years straight, The Ed Sullivan Show was an iconic platform that drew millions of viewers across America and had been both a beacon and […]

  • Friday, October 7th, 2022

    DVD Review: Ed Sullivan’s Rock & Roll Classics

    Why isn’t Ed Sullivan in the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame? The host of the long running variety show on CBS was responsible for two of the biggest moment in Rock history. On September 9, 1956, Ed Sullivan introduced Elvis Presley to an audience of 60 million people. That was over 80% of the […]

  • Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

    The Ed Sullivan Show: Pop Music Showcase

    Throughout its historic 23-year primetime run (1948-1971), The Ed Sullivan Show brought the hottest performances from around the world and introduced emerging talent to America’s living room every Sunday night. For every Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Supremes appearance, there were scores of up-and-coming pop stars from the Sixties. The Ed Sullivan Show library of 1,000 hours includes over […]

  • Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

    Ed Sullivan’s Rock & Roll Classics DVD Collection Releases Details

    From the late ‘50s through the early ’70s — families across America gathered around their television every Sunday night to watch The Ed Sullivan Show. And while the country and its music underwent an enormous evolution over the course of those years, the show not only kept up with the times, but it informed them — […]

  • Thursday, September 8th, 2022

    Pluto TV Adds ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Channel to Free, Ad-Supported Lineup

    Pluto TV watchers, prepare yourselves for a really big show! The Paramount-owned free streaming service has added an entire channel dedicated to the classic “Ed Sullivan Show.” Sullivan was a pioneer in the variety show genre when the eponymous series debuted in 1948. The new free, ad-supported TV (FAST) channel will feature over 75 hours of […]

  • Thursday, September 8th, 2022

    Paramount Launches ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ Channel on Pluto TV

    Paramount announced it has launched “The Ed Sullivan Show” channel on its free ad-supported Pluto TV platform. Housed within the Classic TV category, the 24/7 channel is dedicated to the former television variety show host featuring more than 75 hours of performances that shaped the pop cultural zeitgeist. More than 51 years after its last broadcast, streamers […]

  • Thursday, September 8th, 2022

    ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ Launches New Dedicated Channel On Pluto TV

    A new channel dedicated to the peerless archive of The Ed Sullivan Show launches today (September 1) on Pluto TV, available across all major mobile, CTV and web devices. The Ed Sullivan Show channel is housed within Pluto TV’s Classic TV category as a 24/7 channel dedicated to the celebrated, long-running variety show, which originally aired from 1948 to 1971. […]

  • Friday, August 19th, 2022

    Creedence Clearwater Revival Performs On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ In Unearthed Clip From 1969

    Creedence Clearwater Revival takes on Little Richard‘s “Good Golly Miss Molly” on The Ed Sullivan Show in a recently unearthed clip from March 9th, 1969. Posted to the The Ed Sullivan Show‘s YouTube channel, the video shows a fresh-faced CCR fronted by a young, flannel-clad John Fogerty, who leads the band through a cover of Little Richard’s early rock and roll […]

  • Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

    The wealth of jazz on the Ed Sullivan Show

    The Ed Sullivan Show, which ran on CBS TV in the US every Sunday night from 1948-1971, is well known for appearances by The Beatles and other pop bands, but it also hosted many jazz performers, thus inadvertently forming a valuable historical archive of performances by leading jazz artists. Performances by several of these artists […]