Johnny Carson

Have You Ever Been Replaced? These People Were!
This week marked the 73rd birthday of Alex Trebek who announced earlier this year that he was going to be leaving as host of the long standing television show 'Jeopardy.' It got me to thinking about who Trebek replaced as the host of the original 'Jeopardy' show. The answer to that is Art Fleming, w…
Anybody Want to Play Twister?
I often wonder just how people get into the professions that they get into.  Some people are in  the airline business, others in the laundry business, still others in the fashion business. Then there are those in the game business. Have you ever wondered how someone becomes a creator of a …
How I Helped Make the Tonight Show What it is Today
Today marks the 58th Anniversary of the Tonight Show on NBC. The show premiered in 1954 with comedian Steve Allen as the host.  He was followed by a series of hosts including Ernie Kovacs, Jack Paar, Johnny Carson and currently, Jay Leno.
Carson held the position for 30 years from 1962 to 1992.  Beli…