Johnny Carson

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  • Birth Name: John William Carson
  • Birth Place: Corning, IA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/23/1925, Libra
  • Date of Death: 01/23/2005
  • Profession: TV host; comedian
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Neil Patrick Harris Will Host the 2015 Oscars

The closest thing the world has to a professional awards show host, Neil Patrick Harris, has been tapped to host the Oscars on Feb. 22, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday.

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Babs Is Back! Barbra Streisand Books First Late-Night Appearance in 50 Years

A very Funny Girl is headed to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Barbra Streisand will stop by on Monday (11:35/10:35c, NBC),  marking her first U.S. late-night talk show appearance in ...read more

Joan Rivers, Comedienne and Fashion Police Host, Dies at 81

Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers died Thursday after being taken off of life support, her daughter Melissa told The Associated Press. She was 81.

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Videos

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Talkin Celebrity Wang With Joan Rivers
Llyn Foulkes One Man Band

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Get Bruce!

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Nightmare Planet / Valley of the Giants / Space Armada
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The Final Show
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Cheers: Heeeeere's Cliffy
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Lea Johnson, Tom Wilson, 11/23/1989

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Carson on TCM TV Show Series, Host
2010 The Rat Pack TV Show Series, Host
2006 Johnny Mathis TV Show Series, Appearing
1999 Get Bruce! Movie, Actor
1966 Space Ghost and Dino Boy TV Show Series, Voice - Dino Boy

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News

Wednesday TV: Don Rickles Tribute, NBC's Snowden Scoop

Insults never sounded sweeter than when Don Rickles was hurling hilarious barbs at his targets, whether innocent ringside onlookers or the rich and famous on a celebrity roast dais. At 88, though stooped and using a cane, he still gives as good as he gets, a fact brought home with delightful wit and genuine lump-in-the-throat sentiment in Spike TV's One Night Only: An All-Star Tribute to Don Rickles (Wednesday, 9/8c).

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Emmy Watch: How the Late Night Upheaval Could Shake Up the Variety Series Competition

When Johnny Carson signed off from The Tonight Show in 1992, his reign as the King of Late Night was celebrated with an Emmy win for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Granted, the competition that year was sparse: Fox's sketch-comedy show In Living Color and NBC's Late Night with David Letterman were the only others nominated.

This year, as newly retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno attempts to secure one final nomination in the category now known as... read more

Ratings: Jimmy Fallon Scores Second-Biggest Tonight Show Audience in Five Years

Jimmy Fallon's first The Tonight Show drew the franchise's second-largest audience in five years.

Fallon's midnight debut earned 11.3 million ...
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Jimmy Fallon Brings Tonight Show Back to New York with Star-Studded Debut

Jimmy Fallon ushered in a new era of The Tonight Show, and welcomed the show back to New York for the first time in more than four decades on Monday. Although the former Late Night host was broadcasting from the same studio, with the same band and the same announcer, the historical impact of The Tonight Show's return to the Big Apple was... read more

Jimmy Fallon on Taking Over Tonight Show: "I'm Freaking Out Right Now"

Jimmy Fallon spent his President's Day a bundle of nerves.

"I'm freaking out right now," Fallon told Ryan Seacrest on Seacrest's radio show Monday afternoon, hours before he's set to make his debut as host of The Tonight Show. "It's so exciting. It's crazy."

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