Funny Ladies Premieres Thursday

3 Oct 2018 - By TW Staff

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is paying tribute to cinema’s iconic comediennes with Funny Ladies, a special month of programming celebrating hilarious performances from Lucille Ball, Doris Day and Phyllis Diller to Goldie Hawn, Gilda Radner and Lilly Tomlin. Hosted by comedy legend Carol Burnett, a beloved favorite of television, stage and film and actress/filmmaker Illeana Douglas, programming begins October 4 and continues every Thursday in primetime.

“Our Funny Ladies celebration allows us to feature a variety of actresses, showcasing their work while also highlighting the incredible impact they had paving the way for the future of comedy on-screen,” said Charles Tabesh, senior vice president of programming for TCM. “Carol Burnett is a living comedic legend and we can’t wait to share her insightful and hilarious thoughts on the great comediennes of film history.”

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