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Pioneers of Television - "Funny Ladies"

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Start Time: 08:00PM    End Time: 09:00PM

This episode includes the first standup comediennes to appear on television, including Joan Rivers and the late Phyllis Diller (whose final interview was for this episode). Funny Ladies also looks at Lucille Ball’s breakthrough on I Love Lucy and the sitcom stars who followed, including Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White and Marla Gibbs. Also, television’s most beloved variety star, Carol Burnett, reveals the behind-the-scenes story of her long running show. The episode also includes interviews with contemporary actresses Tina Fey and Margaret Cho. Narrated by Ryan Seacrest.


More Info: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/pioneers-of-television/pioneering-programs/funny-ladies/

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