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

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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.
Authors: Carter, Bill, 1949-
Title: The late shift
Letterman, Leno, and the network battle for the night
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: ix, 299 p., [16] p. of plates ; ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 1562827545
Branch Call Number: 791.45 Ca
Statement of Responsibility: by Bill Carter
Subject Headings: Television talk shows Tonight show (Television program) Leno, Jay Letterman, David
Topical Term: Television talk shows
LCCN: 93047992
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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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