Your Show of Shows was nominated for seven Emmys, winning two.
The popularity of Your Show of Shows is said to have impacted the attendance at Broadway productions on Saturday nights.
In 2000, 137 of the scripts for Your Show of Shows were found in a closet in City Center in New York City. They were put there by producer Max Liebman, and the closet, which had been locked for about 40 years, was painted shut.
Sid Caesar developed the technique of double-talk while waiting tables in his parents’ restaurant.
Sid Caesar played Coach Calhoun in the movie Grease (1978).
The role of Max Prince in LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR was originally played by Nathan Lane followed by Gene Wilder.
The writers for Your Show of Shows had successful careers long after the show ended. Some of them were part of the most iconic productions in television and film history.
Larry Gelbart wrote for M*A*S*H
Mel Tolkin wrote for All in the Family
Tony Webster wrote for The Love Boat
Selma Diamond appeared in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Twilight Zone: The Movie and Night Court
Mel Brooks wrote The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and many, many, many more