Dick Cavett Looks Back On The Complicated Relationship Between Joan Rivers And Johnny Carson

September 5, 2014 8:28 PM

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The late Joan Rivers' first step to becoming a comedy icon was her hilarious relationship with the great Johnny Carson, who appointed Rivers as his permanent "Tonight Show" guest host in 1983. Carson then caused one of the biggest disappointments of Rivers' life when he blacklisted her from NBC after she left "Tonight" for her own talk show on Fox.

HuffPost Live discussed the conflicted relationship between Rivers and Carson with Dick Cavett and Larry King on Friday, when the television legends joined host Marc Lamont Hill to remember their friend and colleague.

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