On Sunday June 6, 1971 "THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW" aka "THE TOAST OF THE TOWN" is cancelled on CBS-TV after 24 Seasons and in 1980-1981, 1992-1993, 1996-1998 & 2002-2004 Syndicated & PBS-TV Broadcasts the Best of "THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW" for 1/2 Hour Purposes.
This episode (28-Mar-71) was the final new Ed Sullivan show. CBS aired Ed Sullivan reruns from 11-Apr-71 until 6-Jun-71.
04-Apr-71 - Sullivan was pre-empted for the Nancy Sinatra special "Ed Sullivan Presents Movin' with Nancy on Stage."
11-Apr-71 - repeat from 11-Apr-71 (U.N. 25th Anniversary)
18-Apr-71 - unknown
25-Apr-71 - repeat from 01-Nov-71 (Bobbie Gentry, Roy Clark)
02-May-71 - repeat from 27-Sep-70 (Bobby Vinton, Holiday on Ice)
09-May-71 - repeat from 07-Mar-71
16-May-71 - repeat from 21-Mar-71
23-May-71 - unknown
30-May-71 - Sullivan pre-empted for a Jack Jones special.
06-Jun-71 - final repeat, from 7-Feb-71
13-Jun-71 - "The Ed Sullivan Show" was replaced by Sunday Night Movies.