variety show definition by Webster's New World
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a show, as on television or in a nightclub, made up of different kinds of acts, as comic skits, songs, dances, etc.
variety show definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A theatrical entertainment consisting of successive unrelated acts, such as songs, dances, and comedy skits.