The Dean Martin Show, also known as The Dean Martin Variety Show, is a TV variety-comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974 for 264 episodes. It was broadcast by NBC and hosted by entertainer Dean Martin. The theme song to the series was his 1964 hit "Everybody Loves Somebody."
Viva Variety is an American sketch comedy series that aired on Comedy Central from April 1997 to December 1999. The series satirizes European variety shows.
Variety View was an Australian television series which aired on Melbourne station ABV-2 from 1958 to 1959. The series was a half-hour live variety show. Some episodes were hosted by Harry Sutcliffe and Robert Peach. In the 1 August 1958 episode, the host was Frank Rich, while the guests included instrumental group The Four Jelatis, juggler John Broadway, tenor Eric Michaelson, baritone William Laird, and singer Shirlene Clancy.
Variety Big Brother, also known as Big Brother's Return, was a television show hosted by Chang Fei, a.k.a. Fei Ge, which screens on Taiwanese channel China Television on Saturday mornings, Singapore MediaCorp Channel U on Sunday nights and Singapore MediaCorp Channel 8 on Friday nights. In 2007 the show was nominated for Best Entertainment Variety Programme at the 42nd Golden Bell Awards. Host Chang Fei is reportedly retiring as a host but would still be involved with the show. One of the co-hosts, Kang Kang, left the show in 2004. The current co-hosts are 黃品源 and 洪都拉斯. The show ended its run on September 24, 2011.
The Royal Variety Performance is a gala evening held annually in the United Kingdom, which is attended by senior members of the British Royal Family, usually the reigning monarch. The reigning monarch either attends in person or is represented by another member of the royal family. Queen Elizabeth II and The Prince of Wales have alternately attended the performance for the last few years. The evening's performance is a variety show consisting of family entertainment, including comedy, singing, dancing, magic and other speciality acts, and many of the performers and hosts are celebrities. The event is organised on behalf of the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund of which Queen Elizabeth II is patron. All proceeds are donated to the fund. The performance is broadcast on television and is considered by many to be a tradition of the Christmas season, held as it is late in November, or early in December. ITV is now the sole broadcaster, having shared that responsibility with the BBC from 1986 to 2010. In Norway each New Year's Day the show is rebroadcast at 00:00 on 1 January. Several other European countries also broadcast the show.
Reporter Du Xiao Su falls in love with Shao Zhen Rong who is a respectable doctor. One day, he meets an accident where he was killed in a mudslide leaving Xiao Su in grief. She works herself to the point of exhaustion and eventually hospitalized. All her suffering was witnessed by Lei Yu Zheng who silently helps her. This sparks envy and hatred from the second female lead. Several schemes cause the downfall of Yu Zheng's company. Xiao Su helps Yu zheng to make a comeback
Talent Varieties is a country music talent show on American network television and radio in 1955 that featured performers hoping to achieve fame in the entertainment business. The weekly ABC-TV program was a live half-hour summer replacement series hosted by Slim Wilson. Wilson introduced the amateur and professional talent, including music and comedy acts; and his Tall Timber Trio, composed of Speedy Haworth, Bob White and Bryan "Doc" Martin provided accompaniment. Auditions were handled by Bill Ring. The Westport Kids appeared July 12, and Buck Griffin appeared August 2. The show aired on Tuesday nights from June 28–November 1. Its original time slot was 7:30–8 p.m. Eastern Time, replacing Cavalcade of America, but moved to 10–10:30 p.m. in September to briefly replace Break the Bank. ABC Radio simulcast the program under the name Talent Round-Up from 7:30 p.m., as well as carrying an additional half-hour until 8:30. The program originated from the Jewell Theatre in Springfield, Missouri, home to ABC's Ozark Jubilee; and was produced and directed by the Jubilee's Bryan Bisney, who took over from Ring in September.
Cinema Varieties was a television program on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network which was shown on Sunday nights at 8:30pm ET from September 1949 to November 1949. Clips from old movies were shown on this 30-minute program.