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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…

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.

Throwback Thursday: When Johnny Carson Said Goodbye to TV

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.

Paul Shaffer Learned About David Letterman’s Retirement Only Moments Before the Announcement

"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."