American Masters

Johnny’s Toughest Critic

Clip: Season 25 | 1m 36s

Carl Reiner, Bob Newhart and Garry Shandling discuss the strained and complicated relationship Johnny Carson had with his mother, Ruth, and how it may have affected Carson and his career. Johnny Carson: King of Late Night airs Monday, May 14, 2012 (check local listings).

Aired: 05/14/12

Expired: 05/13/16

Rating: NR

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