Overview

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is a talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under The Tonight Show franchise from 1962 to 1992. It originally aired during late-night.

For its first ten years, Carson's Tonight Show was based in New York City with occasional trips to Burbank, California; in May 1972, the show moved permanently to Burbank, California.

In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked #12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.

  1. Steve Allen

    Creator

  2. Sylvester Weaver

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Johnny Carson

    Johnny Carson

    Host

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 30

1991 | 120 Episodes

Season 30 of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson premiered on October 1, 1991.

View All Seasons

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Recommendations

Facts

Status Ended

Network

  • See more TV shows from NBC...

Certification -

Type Talk Show

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

Genres

Keywords

Content Score

71

Just a little bit more...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page