'Tonight Show' a Survivor after 50 Years Johnny Carson hosted the Tonight Show for almost 30 years and made it look easy. NPR's Kim Masters talks with two veteran talk show producers who say it's a lot tougher than it looks. Today is the 50th anniversary of the show.
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'Tonight Show' a Survivor after 50 Years

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'Tonight Show' a Survivor after 50 Years

'Tonight Show' a Survivor after 50 Years

'Tonight Show' a Survivor after 50 Years

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Johnny Carson hosted the Tonight Show for almost 30 years and made it look easy. NPR's Kim Masters talks with two veteran talk show producers who say it's a lot tougher than it looks. Today is the 50th anniversary of the show.