Thursday, July 28, 2011

Folk, Ed Sullivan and more on PBS Aug. 7 and 9

Sunday, August 7, 6 p.m. – “Malt Shop Memories” – PREMIERE

Hosted by Frankie Avalon, “Malt Shop Memories” brings together 12 of the greatest living legends from the late ‘50s and early ‘60s and their phenomenal music for one fantastic evening.

Sunday, August 7, 8 p.m. – “Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends” – PREMIERE

This special from the Sullivan archives brings back the original stars that defined the history of comedy, in their prime, doing their original acts.

Tuesday, August 9, 9 p.m. – “Legends of Folk - The Village Scene” – PREMIERE

Directed and produced by four-time Emmy® Award winner Jim Brown, “Legends of Folk” celebrates the folk movement in Greenwich Village in the 1960s, with performances from such artists as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Neil Diamond.

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