Pioneers of Television

Pioneers of Television

Late Night

Streaming Video - 2009
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The contributions and unique personalities of Steve Allen, Jack Paar, and Johnny Carson headline this study of seminal late-night television. Jay Leno recalls his early experiences with Carson, who fostered many careers in comedy. The program also features other pioneering figures from the late-night scene-including Regis Philbin, who offers revelations about his years as Joey Bishop's sidekick; Dick Cavett and Arsenio Hall, who both talk about broadening the late-night audience; and actress Sigourney Weaver, who provides details about her father, Pat, creator of Tonight and a visionary TV executive. Part of the series Pioneers of Television.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Late Night


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