The Late Shift

The Late Shift

In 1990, Johnny Carson announced he was retiring...and all hell broke loose. While NBC schemed, CBS dreamed, and the question on everyone's lips was 'Who will get Johnny's job?' Jay Leno thought he deserved it, David Letterman knew he had earned it, and everybody else wanted a piece of the action. Kathy Bates won the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe(R) for her her performance in this insider's look at TV gamesmanship. John Michael Higgins and Daniel Roebuck play Letterman and Leno.
  • Rated R for Adult Situations, Adult Language
In 1990, Johnny Carson announced he was retiring...and all hell broke loose. While NBC schemed, CBS dreamed, and the question on everyone's lips was 'Who will get Johnny's job?' Jay Leno thought he deserved it, David Letterman knew he had earned it, and everybody else wanted a piece of the action. Kathy Bates won the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe(R) for her her performance in this insider's look at TV gamesmanship. John Michael Higgins and Daniel Roebuck play Letterman and Leno.
  • Rated R for Adult Situations, Adult Language