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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Summary Six months after Jack Paar made a stormy departure from "The Tonight Show" (over jokes about Communism, among other issues) and viewers enduring a succession of "substitute" hosts (and an ill-fated attempt at a magazine-type show), NBC (and middle America) finally got the comedian they were waiting for. Johnny Carson – who had honed ...

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

32 Seasons
Season 1 Premiere: Oct 1, 1962
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Summary Six months after Jack Paar made a stormy departure from "The Tonight Show" (over jokes about Communism, among other issues) and viewers enduring a succession of "substitute" hosts (and an ill-fated attempt at a magazine-type show), NBC (and middle America) finally got the comedian they were waiting for. Johnny Carson – who had honed ...

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 4 User Ratings
7.5
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3 Ratings
0% Mixed
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25% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 4 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
3 Ratings
0% Mixed
0 Ratings
25% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company:
  • Carson Productions
  • NBC Entertainment
  • NBC Television
  • NBC Universal Entertainment
  • NBC Universal Television
  • NBCUniversal
  • National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
Initial Release Date: Oct 1, 1962
Number of seasons: 32 Seasons
Rating: TV-14
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Primetime Emmy Awards
• 8 Wins & 43 Nominations
American Comedy Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations