Premiere date for There’s…Johnny!
It's official, the following information was released by Deadline.com yesterday. There’s… Johnny!, an original comedy series written by Paul Reiser and David Steven Simon revolving around The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, premieres August 24th 2017. The coming of age story is set in 1970s Los Angeles, when The Tonight Show first moved from New York to Burbank. It follows the lives and challenges of Andy (Ian Nelson), a wide-eyed 19-year-old Nebraskan who stumbles his way into a job at The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Joy (Jane Levy), a young Talent Coordinator on the show, as they both try to find their way and prove themselves in this period of cultural and political upheaval. Roger Bart, Tony Danza, T’keyah Keymah, Nate Smith, David Hoffman, Daniel Strauss and Andrew Schulz also star. Reiser, Simon and David Gordon Green executive produce. Green also directs the first two episodes.