American Masters

Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

05/14/2012 | 2h Video has closed captioning.

Johnny Carson 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. Johnny Carson: King of Late Night explores his life, career, and complexities.

Aired: 05/14/12

Expired: 12/14/15

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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