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Dick Carson, Emmy-Winning Director and Brother of Johnny Carson, Dies at 92

Dick Carson, the five-time Emmy-winning director who helmed installments of The Merv Griffin Show, Wheel of Fortune and, for his older brother, Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show, has died. He was 92. Carson died Dec. 19 at his home in Studio City after a brief illness, his family announced. Dick Carson moved from Los Angeles […]

Art Metrano, Stand-Up Comic and ‘Police Academy’ Actor, Dies at 84

Art Metrano, the stand-up comedian with a mock magic act who was the butt of jokes as the pompous cop boss Ernie Mauser in the second and third Police Academy films, has died. He was 84. Metrano died Wednesday of natural causes at his home in Aventura, Florida, his son Harry told The Hollywood Reporter. The curly-haired Brooklyn […]

George Segal, Leading Man of Lighthearted Comedies, Dies at 87

His long career stretched from 'Where's Poppa?', 'The Owl and the Pussycat' and 'A Touch of Class' to 'Just Shoot Me!' and 'The Goldbergs.'

Jack Whitaker, Scholarly Sportscaster for CBS and ABC, Dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, the erudite CBS and ABC sportscaster whose half-century on the air was unfairly smudged by a seemingly innocuous remark that got him banned from the Masters, has died. He was 95.

Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandson Talks Upcoming Beverly Hills Auction (Exclusive)

Elizabeth Taylor's grandson Quinn Tivey, a trustee of her estate since 2016, is helping to organize the December auction by Julien's in Beverly Hills.

Shelly Cohen, Longtime Music Man on ‘The Tonight Show,’ Dies at 84

Shelly Cohen, who served for nearly three decades as the assistant musical director during Johnny Carson's entire run on 'The Tonight Show' — and even got to lead the band on the air once and a while — has died. He was 84.

Tonys: Kevin Spacey Shows Off Johnny Carson, Bill Clinton Impressions

The 'House of Cards' star also made an appearance as his character from the Netflix series, Frank Underwood.

That Time Don Rickles Dropped by Carson’s ‘Tonight Show’ to Kiss Sinatra

The legendary comedian and movie star died at the age of 90.

Don Rickles, Legendary Comic With a Gift for the Insult, Dies at 90

"Mr. Warmth" forged a career when he turned the tables on his hecklers, going on to make fun of everyone he encountered — even Frank Sinatra.

Paul Reiser, Carson Entertainment Group Partner on ‘Tonight Show’ Project (Exclusive)

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

Johnny Carson-Hosted ‘Tonight Show’ Returning to Late Night

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

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

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