Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

Interview with Filmmaker Peter Jones

Filmmaker Peter Jones on what inspired him to create a documentary on Johnny Carson and his creative process researching and interviewing subjects for the film.

Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

Coronation of the King

Watch writers and celebrities recall Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show routine. A scene from Johnny Carson: King of Late Night which airs Monday, May 14, 2012

Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

About the Documentary

Johnny Carson (10/23/1925 – 1/23/2005) was seen by more people on more occasions than anyone else in American history. Over the course of 30 years, 4,531 episodes and 23,000 guests, he became a fixture of national life and a part of the zeitgeist. In a 2007 TV Land/Entertainment Weekly poll, Americans voted Carson the greatest […]