A new version of the official Johnny Carson website was rolled out recently, and it includes 3,300 hours of footage from “The Tonight Show” although much the footage is only available to subscribers, according to a story from Entertainment Weekly. Carson Entertainment Group will be releasing 50 full-format DVD’s of the show in the future, according an article in the Vancouver Sun.
The King of Late Night Comedy, Johnny Carson retired from “The Tonight Show” in 1992 and was not often seen in public again.
More info about Johnny Carson at:
Johnny Carson biography from the Museum of Broadcast Communication.
Here’s Johnny: My Memories of Johny Carson, the Tonight Show, and 46 years of Friendship, by Ed McMahon (from Google Books)
Johnny Carson Birthplace Society – Carson was born in Corning, Iowa.