Poll Suggestion: Tonight

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Which version of NBC's long running late night TV series "Tonight" is your favorite?

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TheMovieSmith

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Dan Dassow, Champion

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TheMovieSmith,

My vote:
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

2nd choice:
Tonight! (1953–1957) with Steve Allen

3rd choice:
Tonight! (1953–1957) with Gene Rayburn

4th choice:
The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

5th choice:
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

6th choice:
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

7th choice:
Tonight! (1953–1957) with Ernie Kovacs

8th choice:
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

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Please note: I'm not suggesting you expand Tonight! (1953–1957) into multiple choices.
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joe siegel

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My vote
The Tonight Show Whith Conan O'Brien
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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My vote:
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Special mention to the Tomorrow Program with Tom Snyder!
Long live Wendy O Williams!
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TheMovieSmith

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My choice too!
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Caveat: I have never seen the Tonight Show with Allen, Rayburn, or Kovacs. I thought Leno was ho-hum; 'a bit better than mediocre. My favorite: definitely Conan (with Carson in second place, and Fallon and Paar in third.) (I had a class once with an assignment to watch six of Parr's episodes: the professor had them in a climate-controlled (in other words, freezing, lol) room in the library. It was a very warm September and we'd go in wearing multiple layers and heavy winter coats, lol).

I'm suggesting one small edit to the intro but it's not a big deal: I'd just suggest putting commas, shown in bold, around the name of the show in the following: 

Which version of NBC's long running late night TV series, "Tonight," is your favorite?

What a very good poll! : )
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TheMovieSmith

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List has been updated accordingly.

Thank you.
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Growing up to my adult teen years (18 was legal in the 70s) Johnny was all we had at night so it was a standard in our house. It was good to fall asleep to. But I liked him, like he always seemed like a guy you could sit and have a scotch on rocks with or a martini and just chat and he would crack a good corny line. Never have been too into that show sense but David was always a great fill in and the hopeful replacement .. till he wasn't and they went with Jay. I moved over to CBS at that time and stayed with Dave.
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Johnny has the best manner but I think Leno is the funniest (Headlines!), so it'll be tough choice.  :)
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TheMovieSmith

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I grew up watching Leno, but now that I've seen Johnny's reruns on Antenna TV I'm torn between them both.
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LOL, yes, I catch them on Antenna, too.  Love that channel.  :)
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Pencho15

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Tonight with Jimmy Fallon returned to the studio this week.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Don't like Fallon, but I'm glad to see he's back! His at home broadcasts sucked!!!
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Congratulations TheMovieSmith