Pioneers of Television

Late Night

Episode 101 | 54m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

The contributions of late night hosts Johnny Carson, Steve Allen, and Jack Paar are featured. Merv Griffin emerges as a key player, Dick Cavett and Arsenio Hall discuss their years in the mix, and Regis Philbin offers revelations about his years as a late night sidekick to Joey Bishop. Sigourney Weaver offers personal details about her father Pat — the creator of "The Tonight Show."

Aired: 10/17/22

Expires: 10/31/24

Rating: TV-PG

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