At the first Comedy Awards on Comedy Central, the Johnny Carson Award was given to David Letterman. At the 2nd Annual Comedy Awards on Comedy Central, the Johnny Carson Award was given to Don Rickles. A two-hour documentary about his life, Johnny Carson: King of Late Night, aired on PBS on May 14, 2012, as part of their American Masters series.
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Johnny Carson venne scelto come nuovo conduttore dopo diverse fortunate esperienze negli anni precedenti come conduttore di quiz e giochi a premi. Carson, nativo dello Iowa , era già esperto conduttore comico con esperienza di prestidigitazione e spettacoli di magia, ma per ragioni contrattuali non poté occupare il suo ruolo prima del 1º ottobre 1962 .
Carson’s attorney, Henry Bushkin, also a very close confidante of his for about three decades, said of the legend: “He was endlessly witty and enormously funny to be around and he could also be the nastiest son of bitch on earth.” Bushkin penned a tell-all book about Carson in 2014. It was titled simply: “Johnny Carson.”
25/01/2005 · (CNN) -- Johnny Carson, host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" for nearly 30 years, died Sunday of emphysema. "He passed away this morning," Carson's nephew, Jeffrey Sotzing, told CNN.
23/01/2005 · Entertainer, Television Host, Comedian. Born in Corning, Iowa, he moved with his family to nearby Norfolk, Nebraska when he was eight-years-old. At age 14, Carson began his act as the magician The Great Carsoni for the local Rotary Club in his hometown. During World War II, he served in the Navy for two years as an...
24/01/2005 · Jan. 24, 2005 -- Johnny Carson, late-night talk show host for 30 years, died from emphysema, a common lung disease. Carson was diagnosed with emphysema in 2002.