The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 1 Episode 1

June 20, 1948: Series premiere w/Martin & Lewis, Rodgers and Hammerstein

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 20, 1948 on CBS
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June 20, 1948: Series premiere w/Martin & Lewis, Rodgers and Hammerstein
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Guests (compiled from various sources):
--Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis (comedy team)
--Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II (Broadway legends)
--Eugene List (concert pianist)
--John Kokoman (a singing New York fireman)
--Kathryn Lee (a ballerina)
--Monica Lewis (singer)
--Lee Goodman and Jim Kirkwood (comedy team)
--Ruby Goldstein (the referee of the upcoming Louis-Wolcott boxing match)
--The Toastettes (6 female dancers recruited from the June Taylor Dancers)

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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)

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