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  • Pioneers of Television

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION "Funny Ladies" | Promo | PBS

Duration: 01:18
Program: Pioneers of Television
Broadcast Date: Dec. 7, 2012

The first episode of PIONEERS OF TELEVISION features the first standup comediennes to appear on television and the sitcom stars who followed. Interviews include Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White, Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller and Marla Gibbs. The episode also covers television's most enduring variety star, Carol Burnett, and features interviews with contemporary actresses including Tina Fey and Margaret Cho.

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Post Date: December 7, 2012