‘The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special’ Will Air on CBS in December

CBS is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Carol Burnett Show with a two-hour special set for December. Deadline reports that the network will air The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special on Sunday, December 3rd at 8:00pm. The special will be taped on the original Carol Burnett Show soundstage at CBS Television City, where Burnett will look back on her favorite sketches. The special will also include “Q&As with the studio audience, guest stars, her memorable wardrobe and bloopers, as well as the effect the show continues to have on television today as a true pioneer of sketch comedy.”

Original cast members Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner will appear on the special as well as costume designer Bob Mackie, Jim Carrey, Stephen Colbert, Bernadette Peters, Maya Rudolph, Kristin Chenoweth, Bill Hader, Harry Connick Jr., Jay Leno, Jane Lynch, and Martin Short. “I can’t believe how fast the time went, and what makes me the happiest is that so much of the funny stuff we did still holds up today, and we can share it with generations to come,” said Burnett on the news. “What a great ride!”

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