Tagged: Tonight Show

Ed McMahon dead at 86

Ed McMahon, Johnny Carson’s loyal sidekick on “The Tonight Show” for nearly three decades, died today in California.  He was 86.  College of Communication Professor Cathy Perron, director of the Television Program, can discuss McMahon’s impact on the medium. Contact Cathy Perron, 617-353-4976, cperron@bu.edu

Jay hands “Tonight” to Conan

As host Jay Leno hands over NBC’s “Tonight Show” to Conan O’Brien, late night television continues to evolve.  College of Communication Professor Cathy Perron, who heads the school’s TV department, can discuss the ever changing nature of television programming. Contact Cathy Perron, 617-353-4976, cperron@bu.edu