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The Late Shift

Letterman, Leno, and the Network Battle for the Night

Carter, Bill

(Book - 1993)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Late Shift
Recounts CBSs wooing of late night talk show host David Letterman and how Letterman and Jay Leno faced off over who would host the Tonight Show.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1562827545
Branch Call Number: 791.45 Ca
Characteristics: ix, 299 p., [16] p. of plates ; ill. ; 24 cm


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Apr 24, 2014
  • CraigGraziano rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The title is a breakthrough account of the shake-up at NBC after Johnny Carson surprisingly announced his plan to retire within a year. The network famously snubbed their Late Night host, David Letterman by hiring Leno, who had been a successful guest host for the legendary Carson.

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