Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe. Each episode would feature a variety of sketches, which would often parody stuff found in pop culture. Besides playing various characters Lyle Waggoner was also the Announcer from 1967 to 1974 when Ernie Anderson took over until the close. In 1991, a new version of the series was created (see the link below).
Last Episode11x24 A Special Evening with Carol Burnett Aired: Mar. 29, 1978
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Series Fun Facts
- Tim Conway improvised during much of his appearances on the show which would cause the other cast members - especially Harvey Korman - to laugh during taping. The cast breaking character…
[show]Tim Conway improvised during much of his appearances on the show which would cause the other cast members - especially Harvey Korman - to laugh during taping. The cast breaking character became a popular part of the series.
- Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Tim Conway all were nominated multiple times and at least winning one Emmy for this series. They all were nominated for Golden Globes as well.
- Lyle Waggoner was the only one who did not receive a single Emmy or Emmy nomination for the show. He left the show after the Seventh Season to do other projects such as Wonder Woman (1975)