Legendary comedian Carol Burnett has this advice for today's performers as they start out

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: November 1, 2018, 5:38PM

One of TV history's most award-winning female comedians, Carol Burnett is best known for her variety show The Carol Burnett Show. It originally aired on CBS from 1967-1978. In 2005, she received the Presidental Medal of Freedom for her contributions to the entertainment industry. Her legacy is as long as the beautiful gowns she often wore during her monologues that introduced her landmark show.

But do you know how she got her start? Watch the video above to hear her advice to her former self, plus the story of how an auspicious phone call to Lucille Ball supported one of the most legendary comedians of all time.

Today, Carol Burnett continues to be a great performer, writer and producer working in television. What keeps her going? In the video below, she reveals what she thinks is the greatest feeling in the world. She also has some surprising things to say about female comedians working today.

Watch Carol Burnett offer crucial advice for all performers:

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JoeGuenther 29 days ago
Consider rerunning the pilots to all your shows on January 1. Idiot Cablevision didn't pick up your channel from the launch day.
JoeGuenther 29 days ago
Consider rerunning the pilots to all your shows on January 1. Idiot Cablevision didn't pick up your channel from the launch day.
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