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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/

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Through interviews and archival clips, nearly 100 stars from television's formative years share their stories in this revealing four-part documentary series.

TV Schedule

Variety #103 [TV-G]
Celebrates the variety show, from Ed Sullivan's Toast of the Town and Milton Berle's Texaco Star Theater to Carol Burnett, the Smothers Brothers, and Laugh-In.

  • KET Sunday, August 10 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 10 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Monday, August 11 at 3:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Sitcoms #101 [TV-G]
Focuses on five key sitcoms: I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, Make Room for Daddy, The Andy Griffith Show, and The Dick Van Dyke Show.

  • KET Tuesday, August 12 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 17 at 4:16 am EDT

Carol Burnett & The Funny Ladies #305 [TV-PG]
This program focuses on Carol Burnett's television comedy career and the funny ladies of television who joined her in paving the way for today's TV comediennes.

  • KET Tuesday, September 23 at 10:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Friday, September 26 at 3:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, September 27 at 4:30 am EDT
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Links

Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/

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