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15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

By | September 4, 2014 at 11:14 pm | One comment

Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a...

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Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards interview: What if black comedians didn’t talk about race? (Exclusive video)

Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards interview: What if black comedians didn’t talk about race? (Exclusive video)

By | May 8, 2014 at 11:24 am | 2 comments

Bill Cosby will be honored tonight with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards when it airs on NBC at 9 pm ET. But the filming of the awards show went down in New York on April 26, and Laughspin was there to see it. Perhaps more importantly...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 74: Dave Chappelle, Johnny Carson, Big Bang Theory

Laughspin Podcast, episode 74: Dave Chappelle, Johnny Carson, Big Bang Theory

By | September 26, 2013 at 4:15 pm | No comments

On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about Dave Chappelle's two new projects (we speculate as to what they might be), the cast of the Big Bang Theory asking for tons of money per episode, the new Johnny Carson project and so much more. This episode is a bit...

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NBC miniseries about Johnny Carson will explore the King of Late Night’s private life

NBC miniseries about Johnny Carson will explore the King of Late Night’s private life

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | No comments

After more than 20 years, Johnny Carson is returning to NBC! The peacock network announced its plans for a miniseries about the life of the former Tonight Show host. The project comes after NBC announced it would produce a string of limited series, including one based on...

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Conan O’Brien will host Johnny Carson interview series

Conan O’Brien will host Johnny Carson interview series

By | June 5, 2013 at 11:19 pm | One comment

It's time to blow the dust off some old Johnny Carson interviews. Carson on TCM, Turner Classic Movies' new weekly series featuring clips from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson begins Monday July 1 at 8pm ET. Conan O'Brien will be acting as host of the show, introducing...

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There’s a Johnny Carson feature film in the works

There’s a Johnny Carson feature film in the works

By | November 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm | One comment

Seven years after his death, a feature-length movie about iconic Tonight Show host Johnny Carson, is in the works. Based on the upcoming Bill Zehme book Carson the Magnificent: An Intimate Portrait, the film will be written by John McLaughlin (Black Swan, Hitchcock) and will be...

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The 10 best Johnny Carson moments (Videos)

The 10 best Johnny Carson moments (Videos)

By | October 2, 2012 at 9:46 am | 8 comments

Fifty years ago this week, Johnny Carson became the host of The Tonight Show, taking over for Jack Paar and beginning his 30-year run at NBC. In honor of this landmark, Carson Entertainment Group and MediaMine launched a viewer poll via Facebook, YouTube and email, to gather the...

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Watch the entire two-hour Johnny Carson documentary

Watch the entire two-hour Johnny Carson documentary

By | May 15, 2012 at 9:54 pm | One comment

The documentary honoring the original late-night host Johnny Carson that aired last night on PBS is now available online. The two-hour-long film is part of the PBS series ‘American Masters,’ which offers comprehensive film biographies of the people who have formed...

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Watch a preview from the new Johnny Carson documentary

Watch a preview from the new Johnny Carson documentary

By | May 2, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments

The documentary American Masters Johnny Carson: King of Late Night is set to premiere May 14 on PBS. In this preview, members of The Tonight Show -- writer Raymond Siller, musician Doc Severinsen, talent coordinator Paul Block -- and Conan O'Brien remember what it was like to...

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