TV Talk Show Host Day - October 23
Mon, Oct 23, 2023

TV Talk Show Host Day

TV Talk Show Host Day is celebrated in the USA on October 23 to honor the hosts of television programs! From iconic figures like Johnny Carson, to current day TV personalities, every audience has a favorite person they like to watch.


This holiday is celebrated on the birthday of an iconic figure in the history of TV shows – Johnny Carson. His career began in 1950 with his first appearance on the Tonight Show studio. For 42 years he remained its host, and was with the nation through good times and bad. Before retiring at age 66, his final series was marked with tears in his eyes, thus ending an era. He was a six-time Emmy Award winner and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 for his years of national service. He passed away in 2005 due to respiratory failure caused by emphysema. He has remained in the hearts of generations of viewers and had a lasting impact on the history of the United States.

Interesting facts

  • Leaders always sit on the right. This is due to the fact that the eyes read the frame from left to right, and the leader should become the final focus of the frame.
  • Breaking news format first appeared five years after the first show aired.
  • The average American watches TV four hours a day.
  • In 2020, television companies have collected a whopping $240 million in revenue. Experts believe that in the future the figures will increase.

How to take part

To take part in the TV Talk Show Host Day celebrations, congratulate your favorite host on social media. You can also organize a themed party and try yourself as a host, involving friends and loved ones. You can even try your hand at streaming and feel like a real TV show host!

When is TV Talk Show Host Day celebrated in 2023?

TV Talk Show Host Day is observed on October 23 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday October 23 2023
Wednesday October 23 2024
Thursday October 23 2025
Friday October 23 2026