Jeff Altman

Jeff Altman and Mark Malkoff

The hilarious Jeff Altman talks to Mark performing his Johnny Carson impression at the Comedy Store in front of Johnny, his Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson appearances, becoming friends with legendary drummer Buddy Rich, his numerous Letterman appearances, and the NBC cult classic Pink Lady and Jeff.

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George Schlatter

George Schlatter and Mark Malkoff

 

Laugh-In producer George Schlatter talks to Mark about Johnny Carson appearing on Laugh-In, Johnny in retirement doing a topical monologue for friends, and Johnny’s Las Vegas nightclub act.

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Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Filmmaker Peter Jones talks to Mark about his PBS documentary ‘Johnny Carson: King of Late Night’, writing a letter every year to Johnny Carson, and his shock when he finally got a phone call from Carson himself.

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Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks and Mark Malkoff

Mel Brooks talks to Mark about being a guest on Johnny Carson’s first show in October 1962, trying to convince Johnny to appear in Blazing Saddles, and why Johnny was the greatest talk show host of all time.

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Orson Bean

Orson Bean

Orson Bean talks to Mark about his Johnny Carson appearances and being a guest on Jack Paar the night he famously walked off his show.

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Michael Barrie

Michael Barrie and Mark MalkoffCarson writer Michael Barrie talks to Mark about the unusual way he got hired on the Tonight Show, the joke he wrote that got Johnny a standing ovation while hosting the Emmys, and his current job as a writer for Letterman.

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Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin and Mark Malkoff

 

Regis Philbin talks to Mark about filming with Johnny on set during his final weeks, Joanna Carson being instrumental in him securing a rare interview with Johnny, and being an NBC page on the Steve Allen Show.

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Jeff Sotzing

Jeff Sotzing and Mark Malkoff

 

Former Tonight Show producer Jeff Sotzing talks to Mark about working on the Tonight Show, having Johnny Carson as an uncle, and running Carson Entertainment Group.

 

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Lance Burton

Lance Burton and Mark Malkoff

 

Magician Lance Burton joins Mark to discuss his dream of wanting to perform on Carson, his recording-setting 12 minute Carson debut, and why he feels Johnny changed his life.

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Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner and Mark Malkoff

Appearing as a guest with Johnny over 40 times, Carl Reiner joins Mark to discuss his favorite Carson moments, their famous poker game, and writing for Your Show of Shows.

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