Antenna TV Remembers Carl Reiner with Appearance on “Johnny Carson”

CHICAGO, IL (June 30, 2020)—Antenna TV announced that it will celebrate the life and genius of Carl Reiner tonight by airing a classic November 1980 episode of “Johnny Carson,” featuring the iconic writer, director, actor, and comedian as Johnny’s guest.  Mr. Reiner died Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 98.

Mr. Reiner was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson throughout his career and was known for his ability to get Mr. Carson to break into uncontrollable laughter.  Joining Mr. Reiner as a guest on this particular show is actress Raquel Welch.  “Johnny Carson” airs Monday through Friday nights at 10 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. PT, on Antenna TV.


Antenna TV ( Nexstar Media Group’s multicast network, launched on January 1, 2011. It airs in 142 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 91% of TV households including WPIX-TV (11.2) New York, KTLA-TV (5.2) Los Angeles, and WGN-TV (9.2) Chicago. On January 1, 2016, Antenna TV became the new home of “Johnny Carson.” For local station information, please visit:

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