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The Late Shift (2005, original release: 1996)


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Published: [United States] : HBO Video, [2005]
Description:  1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0783134509, 9780783134505,
Language:  English

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Originally broadcast on television in 1996

Adapted form Bill Carter's book chronicling the follies surrounding NBC's 'The Tonight Show' succession battle between Jay Leno and David Letterman

Kathy Bates, John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley, Jr., Rich Little, Sandra Bernhard, Treat Williams

When Johnny Carson announces his retirement from "The Tonight show", it throws the networks and their executives, two talk-show stars, and millions of late night television viewers into a frenzy. Who could replace the most important talk-show host in history? It soon comes down to "The Tonight Show's" guest host Jay Leno, and the later late-night star David Letterman in a fight to the finish

Rating: R

DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0

English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Thomas, Betty, 1949-
Bates, Kathy, 1948-
Higgins, John Michael
Roebuck, Daniel, 1963-
Newborn, Ira
Carter, Bill, 1949-
HBO Video (Firm)

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