CAROL BURNETT & COMPANY {CHERYL LADD} {SERIES PREMIERE} (TV)

Summary

Premiere of this series of comedy/variety programs. The program begins with a clip of Carol Burnett's farewell speech from the final "The Carol Burnett Show," which aired on March 29, 1978. Highlights from this premiere include the following: Burnett answers questions from the audience; Burnett and Tim Conway perform the sketch, "Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Wiggins"; Cheryl Ladd sings "Lady Gray," "Boogie Wonderland," and dances with a male chorus line; Kenneth Mars plays an unruly audience member; Ladd and Burnett sing "Just the Way You Are"; Vicki Lawrence, Ladd, and Burnett perform a spoof of the Andrews Sisters; Burnett sings "The Best Things in Life Are Free"; and the program concludes with "Carol's Theme." Includes commercials.

(Following the finale of "The Carol Burnett Show," which ran on CBS from 1967-1978, Carol Burnett starred in four new hour-long episodes on ABC from August-September 1979 featuring two new regulars and titled "Carol Burnett & Company.)

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: August 18, 1979 Saturday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:58:08
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T80:0178
  • GENRE: Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV series, 1979
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Joe Hamilton … Producer
    • Robert Wright … Associate Producer
    • Roger Beatty … Director, Writer
    • Kenny Solms … Writer
    • Ann Elder … Writer
    • Bob Arnott … Writer
    • Tim Conway … Writer, Cast
    • Arnie Kogen … Writer
    • Peter Matz … Music (Misc. Credits), Music Director
    • Carol Burnett … Host, Cast
    • Vicki Lawrence … Cast
    • Craig Richard Nelson … Cast
    • Kenneth Mars … Cast
    • Cheryl Ladd … Cast