A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter Graves as host in 1987. Well-established and a franchise series for A&E by 1994, it later spun off t (more…)
First Aired: January 22, 2002
The series' picks for the top 15 TV comedians are profiled, including Lucille Ball, Jackie Gleason and Carol Burnett. The hour features clips and interviews with such comics as Bob Newhart and Jay Mohr. Hosted by Brad Garrett.