Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
(often simply referred to as Laugh-In
) is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC
television network, hosted by comedians Dan Rowan
and Dick Martin
. It originally aired as a one-time special on September 9, 1967, and was such a success that it was brought back as a series, replacing The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
on Mondays at 8 pm (ET). It quickly became the most popular television show in the United States.