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'Twister' at 50: The Classic American Game Celebrates Five Decades
01:50 — Sold in over 35 countries, the game that skyrocketed in popularity on “Tonight with Johnny Carson” transcends ages and demographics.
Dana Carvey’s Most-loved Impressions All Come Out On TODAY
04:13 — See comedian Dana Carvey’s impressions of Jimmy Stuart, George Burns, Johnny Carson, Presidents Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan.
Jimmy Pays Tribute to Garry Shandling
05:30 — Jimmy celebrates the life and comedy of Garry Shandling, showing archive footage of his first Tonight Show appearance with then-host Johnny Carson, an (more…)
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Trailer
02:58 — What began as a ratings booster for the final season of “The Dean Martin Show” in 1973 evolved into “The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts”, an eagerly awa (more…)
(Movie Clip) Say Hello To Jerry!
Director Martin Scorsese s opening, with real NBC announcer Ed Herlihy introducing Jerry Lewis as the Johnny Carson-like TV host Jerry Langford, Robe (more…)
Sally Field Plays Plead the Fifth!
Season 13 Episode 49 Show Highlight: Actress Sally Field is asked about beating out other actresses for an Oscar, about dating Johnny Carson, and abou (more…)
The Talk - Drew Carey on Missing First "Tonight Show" Appearance: 'I was at a 'Full House' Taping'!
02:48 — "The Price is Right" host Drew Carey reveals the story behind why he missed his first chance to be on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson." Carey (more…)
Night Court: The Complete Fifth Season
The Emmy®-winning comedy continues its lighthearted look at the crazy cases and characters that appear in night court in New York City in the 1980s, w (more…)
After Show: What Joan Learned from Johnny
Part II: The legendary Joan Rivers shares what she learned from Johnny Carson and throws a little shade at Jay Leno for good measure.
After Show: Punky’s Johnny Carson Connection
Season 10 Episode 68: Part II: Soleil Moon Frye says the first time she ran off set as a child star, she visited a TV legend.
How Letterman Lost 'The Tonight Show' Gig
In 1991, 30 years after legendary comedian Johnny Carson started hosting 'The Tonight Show,' rumors began swirling that he was retiring. The news spar (more…)
Today in History For October 23rd
Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Rich (more…)
The Strangest Celebrity Sex Tapes You've Never Seen
Before Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, there was € Johnny Carson? Mashable sat down with Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and Ellie Kemper from the u (more…)
Today in History for October 23rd
Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Rich (more…)
The Changing Landscape Of Late Night TV
David Letterman will soon depart from late night TV. For 30 years, he has been integral to popular culture. Since taking over for Johnny Carson, how h (more…)
Today in History for October 23rd
Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Rich (more…)
New York Tax Break For 'Tonight Show': State Making It Even Easier
If New York isn't trying hard to lure 'The Tonight Show' back to Manhattan, it's doing a pretty good impression. A Cuomo administration official said (more…)
Famous Iowan's Birthplace Gets New Boost
Johnny Carson's birthplace is renovated and almost ready for tourists in Corning, Iowa.
Joan Rivers On Johnny Carson's Sex Tape: 'Might As Well Get Paid For It'
Joan Rivers joins HuffPost Live to talk about Johnny Carson's sex tape.
"Here's Johnny!" Where, Exactly? Antenna TV
'The Tonight Show' with Johnny Carson will air in a strip for the first time since he went off air in 1992.
Today in History for May 22nd
Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the 'Pact of Steel'; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the So (more…)
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  • Birth Name: John William Carson
  • Birth Place: Corning, IA
  • Birthday: October 23, 1925, Libra
  • Died: January 23, 2005
  • Profession: TV host, Comedian