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Tonight Show and Late Night’s tributes to Letterman

Tonight Show and Late Night’s tributes to Letterman

NBC’s late night talk shows haven’t been shying away from mentioning David Letterman’s retirement, despite him being on rival TV network CBS. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon came up with their very own Top Ten list in tribute to the much-loved Late Show segment. Fallon’s Top Ten list was entitled “reasons why David Letterman is retiring”: Seth Meyers on Late Night (Letterman’s original show before moving to NBC) also paid tribute to Dave, with this heartfelt speech saying “if…

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Full episodes of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show on YouTube

Full episodes of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show on YouTube

The YouTube channel for Johnny Carson has started to upload full episodes of his classic talk show for free. Two episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson are currently available – one from July 1981 and the other from October 1981. The episodes were uploaded on Johnny Carson’s birthday – 23rd October. Watch them below and keep checking the Johnny Carson channel on YouTube for any further uploads that might be coming. 19th November update: There are now an…

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Conan to host Carson On TCM series

Conan to host Carson On TCM series

Conan O’Brien is set to host a new series on TCM – his current talk show airs on TCM’s sister channel TBS. The new series Carson On TCM will showcase the best of Johnny Carson’s Hollywood interviews from his time as host of NBC’s The Tonight Show. Carson On TCM will begin on the 1st July with a Drew Barrymore interview from 1982. Other interviews to be featured throughout the series include Kirk Douglas, Mary Tyler Moore, Doris Day, Charlton…

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Johnny Carson announcer Ed McMahon dies

Johnny Carson announcer Ed McMahon dies

Ed McMahon has died, aged 86. His publicist Howard Bragman said McMahon had a “multitude of health problems over the last few months”. The former announcer for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson became a household name as he appeared on TV screens across America and the world nightly, and always opened The Tonight Show with the legendary line “Heeeeeres Johnny”. Current host of The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien, paid tribute to Ed McMahon saying “It is impossible I think,…

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