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Remembering actor Charles Grodin who passed away at 86 today.

He was always great bantering with Johnny Carson.





We can all use a few laughs from Rodney Dangerfield on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson

A classic Rodney Dangerfield appearance from 01/31/1978. There will never be anyone quite like Rodney and he almost makes Johnny fall out of his chair at the end of the interview.





Happy birthday to the great Johnny Carson who would’ve been 95 today

Happy birthday to the great Johnny Carson who would’ve been 95 today. Late night TV has never been the same since he left.





Johnny Carson “Deputy John” Routine on The Ed Sullivan Show

A very young Johnny Carson doing his “Deputy John” routine on the Ed Sullivan Show November 11, 1957. He would do this routine in his live shows, mostly Las Vegas, for years. It looks like he may have been given the cut sign to end the routine early. Ed’s show was always jam packed and acts were always being told to cut time.





Early Johnny Carson Standup on the Ed Sullivan Show

Here’s a rare look at Johnny Carson doing standup before the Tonight Show on the Ed Sullivan Show March 26, 1961, 18 months before he would take over the Tonight Show.





Earliest Known Color Video of “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson

This is a segment of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, recorded off-the-air on Two-Inch Quad Videotape on August 24, 1964.





“Book Talk” guest Carson Vaughan author “Zoo Nebraska, The Dismantling of an American Dream”

Doug Miles talks with Carson Vaughan author “Zoo Nebraska, The Dismantling of an American Dream” on “Talk Across America”. Book available in the Amazon box below:





“Talk Across America Classic” Interview with Ed McMahon

A conversation with TV’s Ed McMahon from 2005 originally aired on WIBQ, now WSRQ radio.





Johnny Carson Show to air on Antenna TV beginning January 2016

Great TV news! Johnny, Ed and Doc are returning to the airwaves. Antenna TV has acquired rights to air original “Tonight Show” episodes starring Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon and Doc Severinsen beginning in January 2016. Click here to read the article in Variety with more details.
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