The Late Shift
The Late Shift (1996)

Based on the non-fiction best-seller, The Late Shift is an irreverent, behind-the-scenes look at the conflict over who would succeed Johnny Carson as host of The Tonight Show, Jay Leno or David Letterman. Beginning with Carson's… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 1996
DVD 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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Thom Mirem
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