The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 12

January 5, 1969: Diana Ross & the Supremes, Rodney Dangerfield, Johnny Mathis, Henry Mancini

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 05, 1969 on CBS
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January 5, 1969: Diana Ross & the Supremes, Rodney Dangerfield, Johnny Mathis, Henry Mancini
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Music:
--Diana Ross & the Supremes perform "Love Child," "I'm Livin' in Shame" and "I Get a Kick Out of You."
--Henry Mancini and his Orchestra - "Conquest."
--Johnny Mathis - sings "Moment to Moment" and a medley of Latin songs.
--Johnny Mathis (backed up by Henry Mancini's orchestra) - medley of Mancini songs: "Dear Heart," "Days Of Wine & Roses" and "Moon River."
--Shani Wallis sings "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and "As Long As He Needs Me" (2nd song from "Oliver").

Comedy:
--Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up comedy)
--Burns & Schreiber (comedy team, doing a routine about machines) - Avery acts like a machine, complete with sound effects.

Also appearing:
--Peter Gennaro - dances to "Strangers in the Night."
--Rolan Brothers (balancing act)
--Audience bows: Jack Lord (actor), Jean Claude Killy (Olympic skier)
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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini

Himself

Guest Star

Shani Wallis

Shani Wallis

Herself

Guest Star

Jack Lord

Jack Lord

Himself, audience bow

Guest Star

Diana Ross

Diana Ross

Herself

Recurring Role

The Supremes

The Supremes

Themselves

Recurring Role

Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis

Himself

Recurring Role

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