When Johnny Carson announced his retirement, the question of who would replace him as host of 'The Tonight Show' set off a brutal and often hilarious behind-the-scenes battle.
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In 1990, Johnny Carson announced he was retiring...and all hell broke loose. While NBC schemed, CBS dreamed, and the question on everyone's lips was 'Who will get Johnny's job?' Jay Leno thought he deserved it, David Letterman knew he had earned it, and everybody else wanted a piece of the action. Kathy Bates won the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe(R) for her her performance in this insider's look at TV gamesmanship. John Michael Higgins and Daniel Roebuck play Letterman and Leno.
David Letterman and Jay Leno battle for Johnny Carson's vacant job in this compelling story of the late-night talk-show wars.
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