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Moore: We can't live without television

...died down drastically.I caught up fast. Reruns helped me see things I had missed: Milton Berle, Howdy Doody, Your Show of Shows and the wonderfully surrealistic Burns and Allen Show. (George Burns addressed the audience between scenes, talking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-30/moore-we-cant-live-without-te
Sid Caesar marvels at technology with DVDs

...Caesar became a towering figure in TV comedy with Your Show of Shows, which aired from 1950-54, and Caesar's Hour...have met the taxing demands of the live, 90-minute Your Show of Shows without his stellar writing staff, reeling off the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/05/tel_9101.shtml
Television
It's goodbye after 9 season of loving 'Raymond'

...symbolized by the photos on his office wall of Jackie Gleason of "The Honeymooners" and Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca of "Your Show of Shows" - humor for the ages. "We have something far more valuable in every way, something of lasting value, something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/11/tel_452871.shtml
Television
Sid Caesar, TV's comedy pioneer, has more from the archives

...make. Admiral, its exclusive sponsor, pulled out. But everyone was ready for Caesar's subsequent efforts. "Your Show of Shows," which debuted in February 1950, and "Caesar's Hour" three years later, reached as many as 60 million viewers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/art_393655.shtml
Arts
Carl Reiner: A life of laughs

...he shared with friends and colleagues. He's been, variously, a writer, actor and director for television (Your Show of Shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show), film (The Jerk, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Oh, God!) and stage. He's published...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/18/art_378744.shtml
Arts
This day in the millennium -- February 25

...Oregon became the first state to tax gasoline. 1948 -- Communists seized power in Czechoslovakia. 1950 -- "Your Show of Shows" made its debut on NBC. 1986 -- President Ferdinand E. Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/25/met_254387.shtml
Metro
Mel Brooks savors his DVD movie laurels

...his approach to comedy. As a newcomer he shared writing duties on Sid Caesar's classic '50s sketch series, "Your Show of Shows," with other humorists destined for fame, among them Neil Simon, Larry Gelbart and Carl Reiner. They were heavily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/05/mov_75947.shtml
Movies
Greg Garrison, pioneering TV director, dies

...popular "Celebrity Roasts." He also directed "Your Show of Shows," the comedy-variety program that starred Sid...NBC executive Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to direct "Your Show of Shows" from 1950 to 1952. At the same time, Garrison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/ent_449214.shtml
Things to Do
'Cedric the Entertainer' works hard at making variety fresh

...show be that tough? Didn't Sid Caesar and the "Your Show of Shows" gang crank out 90 minutes of humor, live, week...Gleason shows or Dean Martin shows or go back to 'Your Show of Shows,' just about anything went," Bowman said. Caesar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/06/liv_374729.shtml
Life & style
'Laughter' is the best medicine

...Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor is a slice-of-life memoir of his time as a writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows. The play's bawdy, gag-a-minute humor re-creates the manic energy produced when talents such as Mr. Caesar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/13/app_318360.shtml
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