The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is a film that was released on 1962 and directed by and was released in languages En on a budget from and with an IMDB score 8.5 with the actors Albert Brooks Mickey Rooney Abe Vigoda . The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is a talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under The Tonight Show franchise from 1962 to 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first ten years, Carson's Tonight Show was based in New York City with occasional trips to Burbank, California; in May 1972, the show moved permanently to Burbank, California. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked #12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.