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Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold and Mark MalkoffTom Arnold joins Mark to discuss his Johnny appearance in July 1990 with Roseanne, being in a greenroom with Johnny at NBC’s Bob Hope 90th Birthday, and his 30 Letterman appearances.

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Bob Shayne

Bob Shayne Bob Shayne joins Mark to discuss working as a Tonight Show talent coordinator, convincing Johnny to book an unknown Steve Martin, and Monty Python’s appearance with guest host Joey Bishop.

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Ed Begley Jr.

Ed Begley Jr. and Mark MalkoffEd Begley Jr. joins Mark to discuss Johnny asking him Trivial Pursuit questions, going on with guest host Garry Shandling, and his standup duo act with Michael Richards.

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Bob Einstein Returns!

Bob Einstein and Mark Malkoff Bob Einstein talks to Mark about his Johnny appearances, his second Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and writing for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

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Shelly Cohen

Shelly Cohen and Mark MalkoffShelly Cohen joins Mark to discuss his 30 years at The Tonight Show, conducting the NBC Orchestra, Ed McMahon’s nightclub act, and Johnny playing in a ping pong tournament at his home.

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Tom Green

Tom Green and Mark MalkoffTom Green joins Mark to discuss studying Carson in preparation for his MTV late night show, his friendship with Ed McMahon, and guest hosting for David Letterman.

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Carol Siskind

Carol SiskindCarol Siskind joins Mark to discuss her Johnny appearances, why she was relieved at The Tonight Show the times she was “bumped”, and her role as The Potato Lady on The Larry Sanders Show.

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Judy Collins

Judy CollinsSinger Judy Collins chats with Mark about her Johnny Carson appearances, her love for David Letterman, her new book Cravings: How I Conquered Food, and the difficulties of being the musical guest on Saturday Night Live in 1979.

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John Davidson

John DavidsonJohn Davidson joins Mark to discuss his Carson appearances, guest hosting The Tonight Show 87 times, and Johnny being amused when he forgot his lyrics while performing a song.

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Joel Grey

Joel Grey and Mark Malkoff Actor Joel Grey joins Mark to discuss singing without pants on The Tonight Show, presenting Johnny with a life-sized poster invite to his Las Vegas opening, and winning the Academy Award in 1973 for Cabaret.

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Pete Barbutti

Pete BarbuttiPete Barbutti joins Mark to discuss his Johnny appearances, being banned from doing the show with Johnny for many years due to an incident involving Mel Tormé, and Johnny’s plans of taking the Tonight Show to Las Vegas.

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David Tolley

David TolleyPianist/composer David Tolley joins Mark to discuss being in the Tonight Show audience when he was randomly chosen by Johnny to play piano, the phone ringing off the hook with offers, and the show tracking him down to make a second appearance.

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Dr. Ruth

Dr Ruth and Mark MalkoffDr. Ruth Westheimer joins Mark to discuss her Johnny Carson appearances, Johnny playing Dr. Ruth in a Tonight Show sketch, and Late Night with David Letterman introducing her to a  college audience.

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Michael J. Fox

Michael J Fox and Mark MalkoffMichael J. Fox joins Mark to discuss his five Johnny appearances, his father being featured during “The Edge of Wetness”, and before he was famous sneaking a Carson cue card off the NBC Burbank lot.

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Florence Henderson “Encore Presentation”

Florence and Mark Mark remembers the late Florence Henderson, followed by a rebroadcast of their interview conducted in April 2014.

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John Landis

john landisJohn Landis joins Mark to discuss his Johnny appearance for his debut film Schlock, Dom DeLuise advising him what to chat about with Johnny during breaks, and his numerous films including Animal House.

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Dick Cavett 100th episode

Dick Cavett and Mark MalkoffDick Cavett Returns! In celebration of the 100th episode Dick Cavett joins Mark and co-host Dan Pasternack. Cavett discusses Johnny Carson, Jack Paar, Groucho Marx, Woody Allen, Jonathan Winters, Mae West, Marlon Brando, and Muhammad Ali.

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Ed Asner

ed asner and mark malkoffEd Asner joins Mark to discuss his Johnny Carson appearance, Carson doing a guest spot on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and his role as Carl in Pixar’s Up.

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Jimmy Brogan

jimmy-brogan and mark malkoffJimmy Brogan and Mark a pay a visit to the former NBC Burbank studios. Jimmy discusses his Johnny appearances, originally turning down the chance to audition for The Tonight Show, and his nine years as head monologue writer for Jay Leno.

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Billy Vera

billy vera and mark malkoffSinger Billy Vera talks to Mark about his 9 Tonight Show appearances, his dad working  as a NBC announcer in New York, and his band playing a Tonight Show anniversary party.

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