The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson TV Show Watchlist

Reruns of the popular late-night talk show that ran from 1962-92 and featured guests, stand-up comedians and musical performances.

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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 Melissa told The Associated Press. She was 81. "It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers," Melissa Rivers said in a… Read more

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Episode 205 Season 0, Episode 205 Paid

As Ron attempts to repossess a truck, the bat-wielding owner strikes back. Later, Jackie the meter maid confronts a man in a handicap spot who is faking an injury, and a woman tries to get rid of Byran the process server by ramming him with her car.

Johnny Goes Home Season 0, Episode 0 Paid

This NBC primetime TV special from 1982 follows Johnny Carson on a sentimental journey from Hollywood to the heartland as he rediscovers his Nebraska roots in his hometown of Norfolk.

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Stand Up Comedians
11:29 — This hilarious collection features classic stand-up comedy routines from the funniest comics that appeared on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. (more…)
David Letterman, Judge Wapner, 6/27/1986
Johnny travels down memory lane in his monologue reminiscing about his prom dates, and has fun with the 100th anniversary of the Statute of Liberty an (more…)
Dom DeLuise, Jerry Seinfeld, Betty White, 11/12/1981
In his monologue, Johnny provides his funny take on the new Trickle Down Theory, the space shuttle’s early return home, and the nicer restaurants in b (more…)
Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, 5/21/1987
Johnny welcomes guest comedian and actor Eddie Murphy who promotes his upcoming movie, ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’. Eddie jokes with Johnny about his inter (more…)

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Last Comic Standing
New Last Comic Standing Team Touts Format Changes: This Isn't a Popularity Contest Anymore

A new host and a new set of judges aren't the only changes coming to Last Comic Standing. The NBC re…

David Brenner
Comedian David Brenner Dies at 78

Comedian and Tonight Show legend David Brenner died Saturday at the age of 78, according to The Holl…

The Sopranos
TV Guide Magazine's 60 Best Series of All Time

So many golden ages, so much brilliance from which to choose. In culling from the "60 Greatest" list…

Bette Midler, Johnny Carson
TV Guide Magazine's 60 Greatest Talk Show Moments

They yap, they yammer, they sometimes even yell, but where would we be without our trusty talk-show…

Johnny Carson
NBC Developing a Johnny Carson Miniseries

Johnny Carson is coming back to NBC. The Peacock is developing a miniseries based on the life of the…

Neil Patrick Harris
TV's 60 Greatest Catchphrases

These indelible and infinitely quotable words spoken by our favorite TV characters and personalities…

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