The Late Shift

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Docudrama

This chronicle of the machinations behind the high-profile battle for control of "The Tonight Show" puts heavy emphasis on the wheeling and dealing behind the scenes of late-night television. The movie premiered on HBO in February of 1996, and was later released to home video. Late night programming is a $70 million profit machine for the NBC television...read more

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02:55 — 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 (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This chronicle of the machinations behind the high-profile battle for control of "The Tonight Show" puts heavy emphasis on the wheeling and dealing behind the scenes of late-night television. The movie premiered on HBO in February of 1996, and was later re… (more)

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