Johnny Carson

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  • Birth Name: John William Carson
  • Birth Place: Corning, Iowa, United States
  • Died: January 23, 2005
  • Profession: TV host, Comedian

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Drew Barrymore and David Letterman, <em>Late Show with David Letterman</em>

The Top 10 Most Memorable David Letterman Moments

David Letterman is signing off for good on Wednesday. In his 33 years on Late Night and Late Show, there have been many highs, quite a few lows and plenty of crazy. Here are his top 10 most memorable moments. Add new fall shows to your Watchlist 10.… Read more

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Jennifer Lawrence Challenges Jimmy to an Axe Throwing Contest
02:52 — Jennifer Lawrence and Jimmy take turns throwing real axes at a classic Johnny Carson Tonight Show target.
Richard Lewis on Johnny Carson, Ringo Starr, Sex & more
08:33 — Richard reveals why he bombed during his late-night debut on Johnny Carson,
Here's Lucy
The complete second season of Here's Lucy (1968-74, CBS-TV) features all 24 color episodes uncut and digitally remastered for superior quality, please (more…)
Here's Lucy
The complete second season of Here's Lucy (1968-74, CBS-TV) features all 24 color episodes uncut and digitally remastered for superior quality, please (more…)

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Johnny Carson and Joanne Copeland
Joanne Carson, Johnny Carson’s Second Wife, Dies at 83

Where will she be buried?

Neil Patrick Harris
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 ta…

Barbra Streisand
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…

Joan Rivers
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 M…

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

Insults never sounded sweeter than when Don Rickles was hurling hilarious barbs at his targets, whet…

Jay Leno
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…

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  • Birth Name: John William Carson
  • Birth Place: Corning, Iowa, United States
  • Died: January 23, 2005
  • Profession: TV host, Comedian