George Wendt

George Wendt and Mark Malkoff

George Wendt talks to Mark about Johnny Carson’s appearance on Cheers, hosting SNL directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and the Cheers cast being part of one of the biggest debacles in late night history.

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Jim Fowler

Jim Fowler and Mark Malkoff

Renowned naturalist, Jim Fowler, talks to Mark about his Carson appearances, taking Johnny on a safari to Africa, and sneaking a water buffalo past NBC security.

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Paul Provenza

Paul Provenza and Mark Malkoff

Paul Provenza talks to Mark about his standup debut on the Tonight Starring Johnny Carson, Johnny apologizing for not being able to call Paul over to the couch, and  the one regret he has about the Tonight Show.

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Fred Silverman

Fred Silverman and Mark Malkoff

Television legend, Fred Silverman, talks to Mark about his dealings with Johnny Carson while as NBC President, his decision to put David Letterman in daytime, and the ground breaking miniseries Roots.

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Bob Saget

Bob Saget and Mark Malkoff

Bob Saget talks to Mark about his 13 appearances on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

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Ed Ames

Ed Ames and Mark Malkoff

Ed Ames talks to Mark about his famous Tomahawk toss with Johnny in 1965, Johnny having him sing the same song on the Tonight Show every night for an entire week, and his friendship with Daniel Boone co-star Fess Parker.

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The Amazing Kreskin

The Amazing Kreskin and Mark Malkoff

The Amazing Kreskin talks to Mark about his memorable Carson appearances, why Johnny banned Orson Welles from the Tonight Show, and how him tripping on a talk show became part of Carnac the Magnificent.

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Buck Henry

Dan Pasternack with Buck Henry and Mark Malkoff

Buck Henry talks to Mark and Dan Pasternack about why he never prepared for his Johnny Carson appearances, hosting Saturday Night Live when John Belushi sliced his forehead during a Samurai sketch, and films including The Graduate, Catch-22, and The Player.

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Jeff Cesario

Jeff Cesario and Mark Malkoff

Comedian/writer Jeff Cesario talks to Mark about his eight Johnny Carson appearances, the lessons he learned from Garry Shandling while working as a writer on the Larry Sanders Show, and writing for HBO’s Dennis Miler Live.

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Robert Klein

robert klein and mark malkoff

Standup legend Robert Klein talks to Mark about his Johnny Carson debut, Rodney Dangerfield’s advice to him about going on Carson, and the pressures of guest hosting the Tonight Show.

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