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CBS plans Beatles special

CBS plans Beatles special

FAB FOUR: The 50th anniversary of the Beatles first appearing on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be marked on Feb. 9. Photo: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS will show a two-hour special to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first appearing on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

The special will be taped the day after the Grammys, with contemporary artists covering Beatles songs.

The special will air on Feb. 9, 50 years to the day since The Beatles appeared on “Sullivan.”

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