1977 – 1994 (USA)
19 x 60 minute episodes
Circus of the Stars was an annual television special broadcast by the CBS network in the United States, in which celebrities (including movie and television stars) performed circus-type acts. There were 19 shows in total, broadcast between 1977 and 1994.
Stars who appeared on the show (often more than once) included Loni Anderson, Melissa Sue Anderson, Lucie Arnaz, Lauren Bacall, Scott Baio, Lucille Ball, Jane Birkin, Karen Black, Linda Blair, Lynda Carter, Nell Carter, Dick Clark, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Curtis, Sammy Davis Jr, Phyllis Diller, Barbara Eden, Britt Ekland, Erik Estrada, Morgan Fairchild, Jamie Farr, Peter Fonda, Merv Griffin, Mary Hart, Rock Hudson, Vanilla Ice, Burt Lancaster, Angela Lansbury, Jerry Lewis, Leslie Nielsen, Valerie Perrine, Dana Plato, Vincent Price, Lynn Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Rivers, Mickey Rooney, Telly Savalas, William Shatner, Brooke Shields, O. J. Simpson, David Soul, Loretta Swit, Dionne Warwick, Adam West, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and Pia Zadora.