NBC Prepping Johnny Carson Miniseries

By | Thursday September 19, 2013 @ 10:19am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

NBC has put in development a miniseries about the life of iconic late-night talk show host Johnny Carson. Based on Bill Zehme’s upcoming biography Carson The Magnificent: An Intimate PortraitRead More »

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TCM Makes Deal For Johnny Carson’s ‘Tonight Show’ Interviews: Video

By | Tuesday November 20, 2012 @ 12:57pm PST

Turner Classic Movies has pacted with the estate of Johnny Carson to produce Carson On TCM, a showcase of Hollywood interviews from Carson’s three decades as host of The Tonight Show — many of which have not been seen since their original airdates. The deal licenses 50 … Read More »

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Johnny Carson Estate In Feature Deal For Biopic On Iconic Late-Night Host

By | Tuesday November 13, 2012 @ 12:55pm PST
Mike Fleming

Johnny Carson Biopic MovieEXCLUSIVE: Heeeeeeere’s a feature film project that has potential. John McLaughlin and producer Tom Thayer have teamed up with the estate of Johnny Carson on a feature film about the life of the venerable Tonight Show host. The film will be scripted by McLaughlin, who wrote the Darren Aronofsky-directed Natalie Portman-starrer Black Swan and most recently adapted the Sacha Gervasi-directed Hitchcock from Steve Rebello’s book. Thayer produced that movie, which stars Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, and he will produce the Carson project. They’ll shop McLaughlin’s script to buyers right after the holidays. Read More »

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