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Host Mark Malkoff talks with guests about legendary talk show host Johnny Carson. Guests include stand-up comics who debuted on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, individuals that worked on the show, frequent guests, and top entertainers that were influenced by Carson.

Host Mark Malkoff talks with guests about legendary talk show host Johnny Carson. Guests include stand-up comics who debuted on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, individuals that worked on the show, frequent guests, and top entertainers that were influenced by Carson.
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United States

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Host Mark Malkoff talks with guests about legendary talk show host Johnny Carson. Guests include stand-up comics who debuted on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, individuals that worked on the show, frequent guests, and top entertainers that were influenced by Carson.

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English


Episodes

Rick Andreoli

7/18/2019
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Former NBC graphic artist Rick Andreoli discusses making the “More to Come” artwork, Johnny mentioning him on air, and his phone chat with William Paley.

Duration:00:59:35

Mimi Kennedy

7/11/2019
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Mimi Kennedy discusses her Johnny appearances, Fred de Cordova, 3 Girls 3, Sid Caesar, Jimmy Stewart, SNL, & Flip Wilson.

Duration:01:32:54

Mindy Rickles

7/4/2019
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Mindy Rickles discusses her legendary father Don Rickles, how he have Johnny lots of credit for his career, Bob Newhart, & her standup.

Duration:01:09:31

Joan Klein

6/27/2019
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Joan Klein discusses being Johnny’s assistant in Burbank, Johnny & Joanna throwing her a bridal shower, & notes to her from Carson.

Duration:00:27:28

Ron Gallela

6/20/2019
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Mark takes listeners behind the scenes of the podcast. Also Ron Gallela famed paparazzi photographer tells tales about celebrity icons.

Duration:01:27:53

Chris Korman

6/13/2019
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Chris Korman joins Mark to discuss his father actor Harvey Korman, his dad’s relationship with Carson, & getting a present from Johnny.

Duration:01:39:56

Christopher Mitchum

6/6/2019
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Actor Christopher Mitchum discusses his Carson appearance which resulted in John Wayne (his friend and mentor) never speaking to him again, his films including Big Jake, and his legendary father Robert Mitchum.

Duration:00:57:04

Gilbert Gottfried

5/30/2019
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Gilbert Gottfried discusses frequent Carson guests, his one issue with Johnny’s Tonight Show, Letterman, and his brief time on SNL.

Duration:01:34:42

Wayne Federman

5/23/2019
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Wayne Federman discusses being present at the Friars Club Salute to Johnny Carson, seeing Johnny ‘s act live, working out of Johnny’s old studio, co-producing the Garry Shandling doc, and attending the 1st taping of Letterman’s morning show.

Duration:01:11:56

David Wright

5/16/2019
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David Wright discusses working on The Tonight Show, chatting with guests Lucille Ball and Jack Lemmon backstage, and meeting Carson for the first time.

Duration:00:53:10

Mort Sahl

5/9/2019
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Mort Sahl discusses getting Jim Garrison booked on Carson, guest hosting the Tonight Show, and writing for John F. Kennedy.

Duration:01:06:21

Gail Parent

5/2/2019
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Gail Parent discusses her Johnny appearances, writing for The Carol Burnett Show, and working with Barbra Streisand.

Duration:01:22:39

Park Overall

4/25/2019
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Park Overall discusses her Johnny appearances, James Garner, Betty White, and Mike Nichols.

Duration:00:58:32

Herbie J Pilato

4/18/2019
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Herbie J Pilato discusses being an NBC page for the Tonight Show, Ed McMahon, Paul McCartney on Carson, and his new book about Mary Tyler Moore.

Duration:01:12:18

Tom Dreesen

4/11/2019
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Tom Dreesen returns to discuss Johnny, Ed McMahon, David Letterman, and Frank Sinatra.

Duration:01:29:57

Dr. Robert Ballard

4/4/2019
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Dr. Robert Ballard joins Mark to discuss his 3 Johnny appearances, Carson’s curiosity during commercials, and his 1985 discovery of the Titanic in the North Atlantic ocean.

Duration:00:45:47

Bill Kirchenbauer

3/28/2019
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Bill Kirchenbauer discusses his Johnny appearances, going on with guest host George Carlin, and Fernwood 2 Night.

Duration:01:52:29

Michael Gray

3/21/2019
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Michael Gray discusses his 10 years as stage manager on The Tonight Show, his routine that Johnny loved at the anniversary party, and working on The Larry Sanders Show.

Duration:01:26:23

Stephen Cox

3/14/2019
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Author Stephen Cox joins Mark to discuss his book “Here’s Johnny”, how he landed a rare interview with Carson, getting access to backstage at The Tonight Show, and the famous Carson mugs.

Duration:02:13:44

Paul Marr

3/7/2019
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Paul Marr joins Mark to discuss doing cue cards for Johnny for 10 years, being a musical guest on The Tonight Show, working with Jay Leno, and Carson guest Stevie Ray Vaughan allowing him to play Vaughan’s guitar.

Duration:01:19:33