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Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 29s

Comedian Joan Rivers outlines a guide to success in the entertainment industry in the late 1960’s. She describes “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” as a premiere destination for the intellectual comic, followed by mainstream acceptance through appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show”. In this interview outtake, Rivers speaks candidly about both of these instrumental, storied venues.

Aired: 01/08/09

Rating: NR

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