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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: The Saturday Night Live Band, Don Pardo, Darrell Hammond, Lenny Pickett

Votes: 45,267

2. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, The Ernie Flatt Dancers, Harvey Korman

Votes: 5,663

3. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 58,554

4. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
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Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 23,506

5. All That (1994–2020)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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A zany sketch comedy featuring many wacky characters hosted for kids and by kids.

Stars: Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson, Soup

Votes: 7,226

6. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A skit based show with Benny Hill, often containing smutty humour.

Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Jackie Wright, Bob Todd

Votes: 4,700

7. In Living Color (1990–1994)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.

Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, Shanin Lonsway

Votes: 10,304

8. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 2,829

9. Hee Haw (1969–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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Televised comedy/variety show with a country bent.

Stars: Roy Clark, Gunilla Hutton, Buck Owens, Grandpa Jones

Votes: 1,470

10. Gilda Live (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy

6.8
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A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live."

Directors: Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels | Stars: Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer, Nils Nichols

Votes: 677 | Gross: $2.26M

11. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

TV-G | 105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 3,556

12. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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56 Metascore

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 36,500 | Gross: $30.00M

13. The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.0
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A late-night talk show with a different interview format, where guests appear on stage simultaneously and the host sits to the left and not behind a desk, and with original segments like 'Carpool Karaoke'.

Stars: James Corden, Reggie Watts, Louis Waymouth, Allison Janney

Votes: 6,884

14. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

TV-PG | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.2
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jon Batiste, Stay Human, Jen Spyra

Votes: 12,850

15. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.2
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Questlove

Votes: 17,126

16. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Topo Gigio

Votes: 1,297

17. Conan (2010–2021)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 23,461

18. Animaniacs (1993–1998)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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The zany adventures of a trio of 1930s animated characters in the modern world.

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 22,510

19. Running Man (2010– )

TV-14 | 80 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

9.0
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Running Man is a reality-variety show where the cast must complete missions at various places to win the race.

Stars: Jae-Suk Yoo, Jong-Kook Kim, Haha, Kwang-Soo Lee

Votes: 2,862

20. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.1
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, The 8G Band, Ben Warheit

Votes: 6,829

21. Maya & Marty (2016)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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"Maya and Marty" is a brand new show that blends musical numbers, comedy sketches and celebrity guests into one jam-packed hour of prime-time TV.

Stars: Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day

Votes: 977

22. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 13,322

23. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.2
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Jay Leno takes over the Tonight Show with interview, sketches, and plenty of laughs.

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, John Melendez

Votes: 10,392

24. The Lawrence Welk Show (1955–1982)

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Music

6.9
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One of the most successful and fondly-remembered shows in TV history, "The Lawrence Welk Show" featured musical numbers and skits, with host Welk leading the band.

Stars: Lawrence Welk, Myron Floren, Dick Dale, Norma Zimmer

Votes: 435

25. Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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71 Metascore

Laura Henderson (Dame Judi Dench) buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, amongst other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Will Young

Votes: 15,435 | Gross: $11.03M

26. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show, which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 17,685

27. The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976–1977)

60 min | Comedy, Music

3.8
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The Brady family sings, dances, and performs comedy skits.

Stars: Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 406

28. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | Comedy, Music

8.2
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Dean Martin hosts, with several celebrities as guests. There are musical acts and comedy sketches that break down comedy, racial, and sexual barriers all at the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, The Dingaling Sisters, Ken Lane, Lou Jacobi

Votes: 1,297

29. The Tracey Ullman Show (1987–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Tracey Ullman hosts a variety show containing sketches, song-and-dance routines, and The Simpsons.

Stars: Tracey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray, Joseph Malone

Votes: 1,281

30. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 10,774

31. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 1,157

32. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1993)

60 min | Comedy

7.8
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety show that became notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

Votes: 1,391

33. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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Popular late-night comedy/talk-show with host David Letterman, interviewing famous guests.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Bill Wendell, Calvert DeForest

Votes: 4,364

34. Sha Na Na (1977– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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A comedy variety show featuring the retro rock and roll group.

Stars: Sha-Na-Na, Susan Lanier, Milton Berle, Frank Gorshin

Votes: 272

35. The Richard Pryor Show (1977– )

60 min | Comedy

7.5
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An American comedy series hosted by comedian Richard Pryor

Stars: Richard Pryor, Jimmy Martinez, Edie McClurg, Robin Williams

Votes: 391

36. The Jackie Gleason Show (1952–1973)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Live variety show with Jackie Gleason.

Stars: Jack Lescoulie, The June Taylor Dancers, Ray Bloch, Jackie Gleason

Votes: 435

37. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

8.4
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Best remembered by its posterior title, Your Show of Shows, this live variety show included comedy sketches with TV pioneers Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca.

Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Felisa Vanoff, Carl Reiner

Votes: 324

38. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971–1974)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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A variety show with comedy skits and musical numbers, performed by a regular cast and special guests.

Stars: Sonny Bono, Cher, Ted Zeigler, Freeman King

Votes: 728

39. Sábado gigante (1986–2015)

Unrated | 240 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.7
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A Spanish-language variety show that brings musicians, comedians, and the audience together for 4 hours on Saturday night.

Stars: Don Francisco, Veronica Milagros, Gerardito Fernandez, Sabrina Diaz

Votes: 140

40. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Bill Barretta

Votes: 1,938

41. Bizarre (1980–1985)

25 min | Comedy

8.1
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A half hour sketch comedy show that is not politically correct. It showcased the talents of veteran performers John Byner (the host) and Bob Einstein as Super Dave Osbourne.

Stars: Sandy Webb, George Allen, Tanya Boyd, Richard Dawson

Votes: 581

42. Pink Lady (1980)

60 min | Comedy, Music

4.9
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A musical variety show starring a popular Japanese musical duo and their comedian sidekick/translator.

Stars: Keiko Masuda, Mie, Jeff Altman, Cheri Steinkellner

Votes: 106

43. Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980–1982)

60 min | Music

6.8
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Country music-variety series starring country superstar Barbara Mandrell and her sisters, Louise, and Irlene.

Stars: Barbara Mandrell, Louise Mandrell, Irlene Mandrell, The Krofft Puppets

Votes: 133

44. The Jenny McCarthy Show (1997– )

Comedy, Music

4.4
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Various sketch comedy performed by blonde bombshell and ex playboy bunny Jenny McCarthy, with various musical guests.

Stars: Jenny McCarthy, H. Jon Benjamin, Paul Greenberg, Michael Loprete

Votes: 142

45. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

Votes: 12,933

46. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 536

47. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.0
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Jackie Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "The Honeymooners" sketches.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Votes: 279

48. Donny and Marie (1975–1979)

60 min | Music

6.1
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Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »

Stars: Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Paul Lynde, Ruth Buzzi

Votes: 420

49. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Opening monologues, sketches, celebrity interviews, and musical performances are commonly featured.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, The Tonight Show Band, Andy Richter, Jerry Vivino

Votes: 8,277

50. Playboy After Dark (1969–1970)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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Hugh Hefner hosts a party at his home with celebrity guests.

Stars: Hugh Hefner, Chris Cranston, Nanci Roberts, Bill Cosby

Votes: 95



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