Category: The Tonight Show
Behind The Desk
If, like me, you’re a little obsessed with the late night shows in the US, then set aside a couple of days because CNN has a multi-part documentary called The Story Of Late Night. And if that isn’t enough for you, there’s an accompanying podcast called Behind The Desk, which is hosted by Bill Carter. […]
The official Johnny Carson channel recently put this video up. It marks the first appearance of Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray on The Tonight Show, and it’s good watching. I love Dan’s staccato way of talking, and when Bill comes on being all laconic, it’s a lovely contrast. Johnny is a well-known skeptic, so his […]
Kate McKinnon’s Impressions
A few interviews with the always brilliant Kate McKinnon, in which she explains the process of impressions.
Think We’ll See Any UFOs?
Here’s the full appearance of David Letterman on a 1992 episode of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Nice to see a full(ish) episode out in the wild too, complete with local TV adverts. So be sure to stay for the second segment. Shame it cuts off, because there’s a nice bit afterwards about Dave’s […]
A Person In His Throat
A lovely appearance by Jim Henson, Doctor Teeth, and Kermit on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, broadcast on the 18th March 1975.