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  1. Paul Reiser, Carson Entertainment Group Partner on 'Tonight Show' Project (Exclusive)

    5:59 am 11/12/2015

    The collaboration is designed to bring the Johnny Carson-hosted late-night show to a new generation.Read more

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  2. Johnny Carson-Hosted 'Tonight Show' Returning to Late Night

    8:52 am 8/12/2015

    For the first time on TV since 1992, the reruns will air on Tribune Broadcasting's retro-themed channel Antenna TV.Read more

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  3. Johnny Carson Reigns as America's All-Time Favorite Late-Night Host, Poll Finds

    3:00 am 6/2/2015

    Twenty-five percent of Americans identified the former 'Tonight Show' personality as their favorite host, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.Read more

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  4. Throwback Thursday: When Johnny Carson Said Goodbye to TV

    12:00 pm 5/21/2015

    Before the talk show host signed off late-night in 1992, his cultural impact was unmatched: "For the time Johnny was in that seat, he ordained the culture," says comedian David Steinberg.Read more

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  5. Paul Shaffer Learned About David Letterman's Retirement Only Moments Before the Announcement

    9:00 am 5/15/2015

    "We kind of go around the corner into a little private area, and he told me," says the keyboardist turned sidekick. "And then we were off to do the show."Read more

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  6. Bill Carter on Covering 'SNL' and Lorne Michaels: "Many Lost Their Minds in Pursuit" of His Approval

    10:00 am 2/4/2015

    Writing for THR, with insight from Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey and Conan O'Brien, the longtime New York Times writer recounts 40 years of covering the show and its brash producer's bravado, taste and power over his talent.Read more

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  7. Golden Globes: Pia Zadora Defends Controversial Win, Insists Ex-Husband "Did Not Buy" Award

    9:00 am 1/8/2015

    Thirty-three years after her big night, the 'Butterfly' star reminisces about the uproar over her being named new star of the year — beating out the likes of Kathleen Turner and Elizabeth McGovern — and the melodrama of her life since then, from tumultuous marriages to a golf cart accident that left her unable to taste or smellRead more

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  8. 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson': Read THR's Review of His Farewell Episode

    9:45 am 10/23/2014

    "Professional to the last"Read more

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  9. Dan Tana's Turns 50: Secrets Behind Hollywood's Star-Studded Eatery

    9:00 am 9/25/2014

    Stars from Cameron Diaz to Harry Dean Stanton — and Tana himself — reminisce about the restaurant's storied half-century, from an infant Drew Barrymore getting her diapers changed on the bar to the 2009 sale that worried patronsRead more

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  10. The Story of Joan Rivers: 24 Famous Friends From Dick Cavett to Donald Trump Construct Stunning Oral History for THR

    8:00 am 9/10/2014

    First she broke ground in 1965 as a 'Tonight Show' guest. "Women were the butt of the joke. They didn't do the joke," says George Schlatter. Later, she hosted her own show, mourned her husband's suicide and shook up the red carpet. From the touching (delivering meals to those with AIDS) to the outrageous (she yelled into the ear of a coma patient, "Wake up, you stupid bitch!"), Rivers' life is reconstructed in never-told detailRead more

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