20 November 2012 1:51 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Here's Johnny... on Turner Classic Movies. The network, best known for its commercial-free programming of older films from the Turner Entertainment library, has licensed 50 interviews from "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," many of which have not aired since they first premiered, for broadcast in the summer of 2013 under the title "Carson on TCM."  Among the interviewees: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, William Holden, Gregory Peck, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, Mel Brooks, Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Burt Reynolds, Robin Williams, a seven-year-old Drew Barrymore, Truman Capote, Sally Field, a pre-"Annie Hall" Diane Keaton, Ronald Reagan (almost a decade before his presidency) and Susan Sarandon. "Carson on TCM" is the brainchild of producer Peter Jones, the writer and co-director of the "Johnny Carson: King of Late Night" episode of PBS's "American Masters." "What Johnny did better...


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