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In Such Good Company - Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

Carol Burnett

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Winner of the 2017 Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons? In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation. Written with all the charm and humor fans expect from a masterful entertainer like Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company skillfully highlights the elements that made the show so successful in a competitive period when TV variety shows ruled the air waves. Putting the spotlight on everyone from her talented costars to her amazing guest stars-the most celebrated and popular entertainers of their day-Carol crafts a lively portrait of the talent and creativity that went into every episode. Here are all the topics readers want to know more about, including: • how the show almost didn't air due to the misgivings of certain CBS vice presidents; • how she discovered and hired Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner, and Tim Conway; • anecdotes about guest stars and her close freindships with many of them, including Lucille Ball, Roddy Mcdowell, Jim Nabors, Bernadette Peters, Betty Grable, Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme, Gloria Swanson, Rita Hayworth, and Betty White; • the people behind the scenes from Bob Mackie, her costume designer and partner in crime, to the wickedly funny cameraman who became a fixture during the show's opening Q&A; • and Carol's takes on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise. This audiobook is Carol's love letter to a golden era in television his

Language:

English

Length:

8h 2m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:20

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:59


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:10


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:43


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:01


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:34


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:23


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:03


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:08


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:34


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:36


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:51


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:17


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:02


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:39


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:35


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:08


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:01


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:28


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:52


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:42


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:07


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:25


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:39


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:11


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:23


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:49


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:46


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:49


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:31


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:38


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:18


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:27


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:08


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:19


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:29


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:06


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:00


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:32


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:34


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:47


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:45


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:14


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:08


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:19


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:26


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:39


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:02


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:00


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:31


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:40


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:50


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:27


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:32


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

08:44


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:25


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:12


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:19


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:40


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

01:28


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:41


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:36


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:20


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:41


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:37


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:56


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:12


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:42


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:40


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:33


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:35


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:37


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

02:09


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

09:01


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:48


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:05


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

01:15


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

01:44