Lucille Ball: Finding Lucy-An American Masters Spe

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When "I Love Lucy" debuted on October 15, 1951, the show became an instant sensation, defining the situation comedy format, attracting thousands of viewers to television for the first time and turning its unlikely star, Lucille Ball, into a legend. This program revisits the life of Lucille Ball - the first female television superstar and first solo female head of a major studio. With exclusive interviews with Carol Burnett, Fran Drescher, family members and friends, "Finding Lucy" also showcases the most extensive set of film clips from the comedienne's life, thanks to an unprecedented agreement between "American Masters," CBS and the estate of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. This special 60th anniversary edition of the program features 14 minutes of "I Love Lucy" bonus footage and a new interview with Emmy-winning comedian/talk show host Joy Behar. Behar discusses her thoughts on Lucille Ball and her legacy. She'll also recount how she got the New York Friars Club to name one of its rooms after Ball in 2008.

Previously Aired

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12/3/2011
8 a.m.
12/4/2011
2:30 a.m.
12/5/2011
8 p.m.
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