Circus of the Stars

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Circus of the Stars was an annual television special, broadcast by the CBS network in the United States, in which celebrities performed circus-type acts.wikipedia
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Danielle Brisebois

Danielle Brisebois (show 6, 7, & 10)
Brisebois appeared in several episodes of Battle of the Network Stars and Circus of the Stars in the early 1980s and played the daughter of William Devane's character on Knots Landing in the series' fifth season.

Celebrity Circus (U.S. TV series)

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Production company Endemol has developed a reality TV format called Celebrity Circus, which takes stars from fields such as entertainment and sport and shows them being trained in circus acts over a period of weeks.
NBC announced the first season of Celebrity Circus on January 18, 2008 on the same day ABC announced it was in negotiations on a revival of Circus of the Stars.

Ami Foster

Ami Foster (show 10)
During the run of Punky Brewster, Foster appeared on Circus of the Stars; she shared an act with actor-musician Corey Yothers, whose sister Tina (of Family Ties fame) was also featured that year in COTS.

Marty Allen

Marty Allen (shows 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8)
He appeared on Circus of the Stars, in a cameo on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, on game shows such as Password, and in ten made-for-television movies.

Bea Arthur

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Bea Arthur (shows 10 & 13)

Circus Krone Building

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It was made each winter in the Circus Krone Building in Munich and broadcast on or around Boxing Day.
It was seen on German television every year as the setting for the annual Stars in der Manege charity show, in which celebrities from fields such as music, television and sport perform classic circus acts in conjunction with circus professionals.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

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Zsa Zsa Gabor (show 4)
Gabor had a long-running feud with German-born actress Elke Sommer that began in 1984 when both appeared on Circus of the Stars and escalated into a multimillion-dollar libel suit by 1993.

Barbi Benton

Barbi Benton (shows 4, 5, & 7)
Circus of the Stars (1982, 1980, 1979), performer

Marjoe Gortner

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Marjoe Gortner (shows 4, 5, 6, 7, & 12)
He appeared frequently in the 1980s Circus of the Stars specials.

Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis (show 3)
In 1979, he served as guest host and ringmaster of Circus of the Stars.

Ann Jillian

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Ann Jillian (shows 8 & 15)
She displayed her athletic abilities on three Battle of the Network Stars specials and a Circus of the Stars special and appeared in the charity extravaganza Night of 100 Stars.

Lee Meriwether

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Lee Meriwether (shows 2, 3, 4, & 9)
She starred in the 1978 television movies True Grit: A Further Adventure with Warren Oates and Cruise Into Terror, appeared on Circus of the Stars four times, and was a regular panelist on the game show Match Game.

Charlene Tilton

Charlene Tilton (shows 4 & 16)
She appeared on Circus of the Stars in 1979 and 1991, on one occasion acting as a knife thrower's target girl while dressed in a gold bikini.

Juliet Prowse

Juliet Prowse (show 12)
Once, while filming a scene for Circus of the Stars in 1987 and later that same year rehearsing a promotional stunt on The Tonight Show, when the same leopard attacked her.

Randi Oakes

Randi Oakes (show 5 & 6)
Oakes appeared on multiple editions of Circus of the Stars and was a frequent competitor on (and one-time host of) Battle of the Network Stars.

Elke Sommer

Elke Sommer (show 4)
Sommer was embroiled in a long-running feud with Zsa Zsa Gabor that had begun in 1984 when both had appeared on Circus of the Stars; this had escalated into a multimillion-dollar libel suit by 1993.

Battle of the Network Stars

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Battle of the Network Stars
Circus of the Stars

CBS

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Circus of the Stars was an annual television special, broadcast by the CBS network in the United States, in which celebrities performed circus-type acts.

List of circus skills

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Circus of the Stars was an annual television special, broadcast by the CBS network in the United States, in which celebrities performed circus-type acts.

Munich

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It was made each winter in the Circus Krone Building in Munich and broadcast on or around Boxing Day.

Boxing Day

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It was made each winter in the Circus Krone Building in Munich and broadcast on or around Boxing Day.

Endemol

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Production company Endemol has developed a reality TV format called Celebrity Circus, which takes stars from fields such as entertainment and sport and shows them being trained in circus acts over a period of weeks.