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WATCH: Dolly Parton Performs Hilarious Song She Wrote For Johnny Carson

Dolly Parton once appeared on The Tonight Show back in 1979 to perform a hilarious song she wrote for Johnny Carson. Parton is sporting a stunning blonde bob, gold hoops, and a white dress with sequins as she chats with Carson for part of the 15-minute segment. “But I wrote a song for you or about you and about the show so whenever we get through talkin’,” Parton says, to which Carson follows up asking if it can wait until after the commercial break.
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Renovation of Johnny Carson exhibit now complete

NORFOLK - It’s been a four year process, but renovation of the Johnny Carson exhibit at the Elkhorn Valley Museum is now complete and was celebrated during a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday. Executive Director Ashley Brown said the entire space was gutted when construction started. "As the teams came in...
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Dolly Parton Once Wrote a Song Just for Johnny Carson

It doesn't get more legendary than Dolly Parton and Johnny Carson together in one sitting. It also doesn't get any more legendary than Dolly Parton writing and performing a song for the iconic late-night TV show host, and there's nothing more humbling and amazing than to witness an absolute icon accrediting her success to another.
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WATCH: Johnny Carson Announced His Retirement 30 Years Ago Today

On May 23, 1991, Johnny Carson confirmed rumors that had been swirling at the time and announced at an NBC network affiliate managers meeting that he would be retiring from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson at age 65 the following year, ending his 30-year run as the host that defined late-night television for generations.

The Snark: Jealous Jovi, Hulk Smash & Johnny Carson Returns

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On “90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?,” Jovi proves more than once that he knows nothing about parenthood or women. Kalani & Asuelu need to spice up their marriage but Kalani isn’t into Asuelu’s version of role play. What’s the most embarassing thing that can happen on...
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Q&A with Dana Carvey: Doing Johnny Carson getting pulled over, his ‘Fantastic’ podcast and whether there will be another ‘Wayne’s World’

Every Friday, national arts reporter Geoff Edgers hosts The Washington Post’s first Instagram Live show from his barn in Massachusetts. He has interviewed, among others, comedian Tiffany Haddish, actress Jamie Lee Curtis and musician Elvis Costello. Recently, Edgers chatted with comedian Dana Carvey. Here are excerpts from their conversation. (This...
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Norfolk museum updating Johnny Carson exhibit

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) - Soon, people who may be too young to remember Johnny Carson will enjoy learning about the late comedian by touring the renovated Johnny Carson gallery at the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Norfolk. For almost 20 years, the museum has hosted a collection of items belonging to...
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Bette Midler recalls auditioning for Johnny Carson on ‘Kimmel’

Feb. 17 (UPI) — Bette Midler recalled auditioning to be on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Midler, on Tuesday, described how she ripped her dress right before the audition. “The first time I had an audition, I was wearing vintage clothes and I...