The Late Shift
The Late Shift (1996)

Based on the book The Late Shift, this film looks behind the scenes to the conflict over who would replace Johnny Carson for the host of The Tonight Show. David Letterman has always wanted the job, but NBC chooses Jay Leno. Leno's… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 30, 2005
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Filmmaker Betty Thomas takes a decidedly inside-baseball approach to the subject matter...

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The source material far exceeds this depiction that comes off more like a bad morning news dramatization. Those truly interested in the rich history of late… More
Lee Kyle
Surfing the ole satelite stations I came across this and boy, I'm glad i did fantastic little t.v. movie about the wars for former late night king Johnny… More