The Late Show

  • 1986
  • TV Show
  • None

The new Fox network's attempt to take on Johnny Carson flopped with this entry, the focus of a well-publicized rift that developed between Carson and original host Joan Rivers after she left her `Tonight' guest-hosting duties and jumped networks to have her own show. Her tenure ended May 15, 1987, and she was replaced by guest hosts, notably rising tale (more…)

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The new Fox network's attempt to take on Johnny Carson flopped with this entry, the focus of a well-publicized rift that developed between Carson and original host Joan Rivers after she left her `Tonight' guest-hosting duties and jumped networks to have her own show. Her tenure ended May 15, 1987, and she was replaced by guest hosts, notably rising talent Arsenio Hall. After a hiatus, during which `The Wilton North Report' aired, `The Late Show' returned for another unsuccessful run.

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