Latenight hosts Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers paid tribute to comedic legend Robin Williams during their “The Tonight Show” and “Late Night” broadcasts on Tuesday, following the actor’s suicide on…
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
There was a lot of curiosity in the premiere week of Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show,” and that includes nearly 2 million viewers who caught up within a few days via DVR playback. As a result, the…
NBC is developing a miniseries biopic of Johnny Carson, based on the upcoming book "Carson the Magnificent: An Intimate Portrait" by Bill Zehme, the network announced Thursday. Although Carson…
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Jimmy Fallon has been able to persuade Bruce Springsteen to sing "Whip My Hair" and President Obama to "slow jam the news." He's the Everyfan who loves to celebrate, not skewer, pop culture. He's not…
Eight years after his death, Johnny Carson is living on in a new medium — via iTunes. Beginning Tuesday, the Apple service will make material from “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” available…
When "Political Animals" debuted on USA last year on July 15, the show was seen as something of a left turn for the NBCU cabler. But with five Emmy nominations granted to the program this morning…
Mickey Rose, the comedy scribe who grew up with Woody Allen and went on to write for him, died in Beverly Hills, Calif., of cancer on April 7. He was 77. Rose nabbed his first professional gig…
“Pawn Stars” producer Leftfield Pictures has acquired Sirens Media. To complement the acquisition, production company has established Leftfield Entertainment, an umbrella parent company to house…
Everybody likes the script, but nobody will buy it. That's a common predicament for TV writers -- even Norman Lear, these days.
In a sign that Johnny Carson's legacy will live on in an increasingly active way, WME has signed Carson Entertainment Group and will rep the company in all areas.
Split between writing and series nominations in comedy deepens.