Fans of The Carol Burnett Show will soon be able to see a special tribute to the series for the holidays. Special episodes of Carol Burnett & Friends, the syndicated version of the popular series, will air episodes on Christmas day.
Decades revealed more about the special tribute in a press release. Check that out below.
“DECADES Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, unwraps a Christmas gift of comedy in celebration of the comedic genius and enduring appeal of actress Carol Burnett. “A Christmas Carol” will feature selected episodes of Carol Burnett and Friends, alongside Ms. Burnett’s special guest host appearance in The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show. This DECADES presentation airs on Christmas day, Monday, December 25, beginning at 8:00 am ET and continues throughout the day.
“A Christmas Carol” on DECADES features 26 of the most beloved and funniest episodes of Carol Burnett and Friends, presented in four blocks throughout the day. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Carol Burnett’s inventive self-titled variety and sketch comedy series. Featuring a famous cast of co-stars including Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner and later Tim Conway, the show aired from 1967 through 1978 for 279 episodes. During its legendary run, the series earned 25 prime time Emmy Awards, is considered among the greatest TV series of all time and remains highly influential to many comedic performers and TV series today.
“A Christmas Carol” also features The Very Best of The Ed Sullivan Show, with Carol hosting a look back at the legendary The Ed Sullivan Show, taking viewers through classic moments featuring guests Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland, Lucy and Desi, Joan Rivers, Kermit the Frog, The Beatles and others.
“A Christmas Carol” schedule for Monday, December 25 on DECADES:
Carol Burnett and Friends airs from 8:00am to 11:00am ET, 1:00pm to 4:00pm ET, 6:00pm to 8:00pm ET and 11:00pm to 6:00am ET.
The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show airs at 11:00am ET, 4:00pm ET and 8:00pm ET.”
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