Relive Johnny Carson Interviews With Conan O’Brien

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is bringing the king of late-night television back for another round as Carson on TCM returns with new installments this spring. Hosted by Conan O’Brien, the series features memorable Johnny Carson interviews from two decades of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. New installments of Carson on TCM are set to air Tuesdays at 8 p.m. (ET), beginning March 4.

Carson on TCM features chats between Carson and some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, from Academy Award® winners to entertainment icons. The series is a joint effort between Emmy®- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jones (Johnny Carson: King of Late Night, TCM’s Stardust: The Bette Davis Story) of Peter Jones Productions and Jeff Sotzing of Carson Entertainment Group, which controls the Carson archives.

O’Brien – a late-night fixture for 20 years and current host of CONAN on TCM’s sister network TBS – will return to introduce a collection of interviews each week on Carson on TCM. Many of the interviews have not aired since they first premiered on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

For its March 4 premiere, Carson on TCM will open with Johnny Carson’s amazing interview with the legendary actor Jimmy Stewart (taped in 1976). The night will also feature interviews with Jack Lemmon (1979), Sally Field (1979), Diane Keaton (1972), Angie Dickinson (1980) and Rat Pack icon Sammy Davis Jr.  (1972). 

The March schedule for Carson on TCM will also feature interviews with such stars as Bob Hope (taped in 1978), Bing Crosby (1976), Tony Randall (1974), Truman Capote (1972), Gregory Peck (1976), Lauren Bacall (1980), Lucille Ball (1977), Carol Burnett (1979), Candice Bergen (1984), Don Adams (1980), Jack Benny (1973), Red Skelton (1983), to name a few. A complete March schedule is included below.

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