THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Box Set Featuring Musicals, Broadway Stars & More Out Today

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Box Set Featuring Musicals, Broadway Stars & More Out TodayA treasure trove of classic TV!

The long-awaited box set containing several rare episodes of iconic long-running TV variety show staple THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW titled THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES is now available for order.

Of note, the new box set will include the special TV presentation of the classic musical ONCE UPON A MATTRESS starring Burnett alongside Bernadette Peters and Ken Berry, as well.

The official description of the new box set is as follows: "This summer, Time Life will unearth rare treasures from the Golden Age of TV not seen in more than 40 years with THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES. Showcasing the early days of one of the most honored and beloved shows in television history, Time Life will initially release long lost episodes from the first five seasons of The Carol Burnett Show in two singular configurations. THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION, priced at $200, will include 22 DVDs, over 20 hours of specially-created bonus programming, a collectible guest book and more, housed in a deluxe collector's box. For Carol's biggest fans, THE VIP EDITION (priced at $400), will feature everything in the ULTIMATE COLLECTION, plus Carol will hand-sign a personalized greeting on the cover of the guest book. Each VIP EDITION will be numbered and arrive with a Certificate of Authenticity. Available exclusively online, both configurations are available to pre-order at LostCarolEpisodes.com.

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES features original broadcast episodes from Seasons 1-5 (1967-1972), hand-picked by Carol herself. And across 45 magical episodes - true treasures from the vault, not seen since their original airing more than forty years ago - consumers will see the very first steps of a TV icon, the magic of Carol's cast coming together, and an incredible array of guest stars including Carol's hero, Lucille Ball, along with Eddie Albert, Bing Crosby, Phyllis Diller, Bob Newhart, Don Rickles, Chita Rivera, Joan Rivers, Mel Torme, Nancy Wilson, Jonathan Winters and many, many more.

Certain to thrill fans of both the series and classic television alike, the award-winning TV DVD archivists at Time Life have also created over 20 hours of bonus programming that enhance an already spectacular set. Included are:

All housed in a deluxe collector's box, the sets also feature a glossy 40-page collectible Guest Book, that contains autographs from guests, fans and friends, archival production photos and notes from Carol.

Expected to ship the week of August 10th. Following the exclusive online release of these two configurations, Time Life will also release several retail configurations in Q3 2015.

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW debuted on CBS in 1967 and ran for 11 years, receiving 25 Emmy Awards and eight Golden Globes, making it one of the most honored shows in television history. TIME Magazine named THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW one of the "100 Best Television Shows of all Time" and Carol Burnett has been honored with more People's Choice Awards than any other actress."

Order THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES at the official site here.

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Box Set Featuring Musicals, Broadway Stars & More Out Today

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Box Set Featuring Musicals, Broadway Stars & More Out Today

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Pat Cerasaro Pat Cerasaro contributes exclusive scholarly columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Theatrical Throwback Thursdays, Flash Friday and Flash Special as well as additional special features, world premiere clips and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more. He also wrote and directed two sold-out 2014 BroadwayWorld charity concert events featuring all-star casts, EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE and THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM.