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Johnny Carson Died in Hospital, Not at Home | Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson Died in Hospital, Not at Home

Originally posted 02/10/2005 09:00AM

CLARIFIED: Late-night legend Johnny Carson's last hours were spent in a hospital, not at his home as previously reported, according to the Associated Press, which cites his death certificate. Carson, who died Jan. 23 at age 79, was at Los Angeles's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, not his Malibu home. The Tonight Show host was cremated and his ashes turned over to his wife, Alexis.

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Carson's Tonight Autograph Books On Sale | Johnny Carson

Carson's Tonight Autograph Books On Sale

Originally posted 02/02/2005 08:00AM

A major slice of TV history is hitting the eBay auction block: guest books signed by stars from Johnny Carson's Tonight show.

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Letterman Delivers Carson's Final Monologue | David Letterman

Letterman Delivers Carson's Final Monologue

Originally posted 02/01/2005 08:00AM

David Letterman paid tribute to his mentor Johnny Carson on CBS's Late Show Monday night by delivering a monologue composed entirely of material privately sent him by the retired Tonight Show host during his final months – though Dave didn't divulge who the author was until he was back at his desk.

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Hometown Remembers Johnny Carson | Johnny Carson

Nebraska Hometown Remembers Johnny Carson

Originally posted 01/31/2005 09:00AM

Johnny Carson's Nebraskan hometown of Norfolk turned out to salute him on Sunday inside a high school auditorium that bears his name.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: Remembering Johnny Carson | Johnny Carson

WEEK IN REVIEW: Remembering Johnny Carson

Originally posted 01/28/2005 12:00PM

FAREWELL, JOHNNY: As fans of the late Johnny Carson placed flowers on his Hollywood Boulevard star and at a makeshift memorial in Times Square Monday, his onetime home base, NBC's Tonight Show, paid tribute in beautiful downtown Burbank. "As a performer, I never wanted to impress anyone more than Johnny Carson," said Jay Leno, who took over for Carson in 1992. "Johnny had that special quality of grace, charm and dignity in the public arena. He was an incredibly polite man and when you were invited into his house, this show, you knew you were an honored guest." Carson, 79, died Sunday after battling emphysema.

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Tonight Show Pays Loving Tribute to Johnny | Johnny Carson

Tonight Show Pays Loving Tribute to Johnny

Originally posted 01/25/2005 07:00AM

As fans of the late Johnny Carson placed flowers on his Hollywood Boulevard star and at a makeshift memorial in New York's Times Square Monday, the home base of TV's host of hosts, NBC's Tonight Show, paid proper tribute with an affectionate, all-star retrospective in beautiful downtown Burbank.

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America Remembers TV Legend Johnny Carson | Johnny Carson

America Remembers TV Legend Johnny Carson

Originally posted 01/23/2005 02:00PM

Johnny Carson, who brought late-night laughs to millions as the host of NBC's Tonight Show for nearly three decades, has died at age 79.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: Last Call for 'Ally'

Originally posted 05/03/2002 01:00PM

FINAL CALL: "Ally McBeal" is planning to go out with a bang. The Los Angeles Times reported that the David E. Kelley program starring Calista Flockhart, 37, as the romantically challenged legal eagle, will bring back three departed members of the original cast for its May 20 finale -- including one whose character is deceased. (One name that didn't crop up on the returns list is Robert Downey Jr., 37, whose romantic role was essentially written out after his recent problems involving drugs.) As for those who will reappear: the return of Gil Bellows, 34, as Ally's former lover and colleague, Billy, will hardly come as a shock to fans of the series, notes the paper, given that he has made several appearances as a ghost since Billy died two years ago. Also returning for the finale, to be titled -- aptly -- "Bygones," will be Courtney Thorne-Smith, 34, who played Billy's wife, Georgia, and Lisa Nicole Carson, 32, who played Ally's roommate, Renee.

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Happy Days Again: Heeeeeeere's Johnny

Originally posted 04/30/2002 01:00PM

The late-night king, who reigned on NBC's "Tonight" show for 30 years, says he'll never return, though he still has nightmares about being late.

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Wherrrrrre's Johnny?

Originally posted 10/22/1997 12:00AM

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