RIP: Ed McMahon (The Tonight Show)

TV News | By on Jun 23rd, 2009

Ed McMahon passed away at the age of 86 this morning. I guess he won’t be sending out million dollar checks to me anymore? Damn it!! His agent reported that The former “Tonight Show” announcer died this morning at Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center.

McMahon, who is best known as Johnny Carson’s sidekick on the late-night show, was hospitalized in February with pneumonia and other illnesses. Besides being a sidekick & announcer, he was also the host of Star Search, co-host of TV Bloopers And Practical Jokes, and co-host of Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon. His voice on TV will be missed!

Read more about his passing at CNN here.

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