The Story of Late Night
TV-14
2021
1 Seasons
Documentaries
Pop Culture & Celebrities

The Story of Late Night

: Over its hilarious 60-year history, late-night TV has grown into an American cultural institution, powerfully shaping how we see the world around us.

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Episodes

Inventing Late Night TV
1. Inventing Late Night TV

Steve Allen's zany spontaneity turned "Tonight" into an unexpected hit, but Jack...

Carson: King of Late Night
2. Carson: King of Late Night

Johnny Carson deftly navigated the turbulent 1960s to elevate "The Tonight Show"...

Eyes on the Throne
3. Eyes on the Throne

In the 1980s, David Letterman reinvents late night for a new generation, and end...

Letterman vs. Leno
4. Letterman vs. Leno

Johnny Carson's 1992 retirement kicks off an epic late-night war between Leno an...

Making the Headlines
5. Making the Headlines

As the 2000s unfold, diverse voices like Chelsea Handler and George Lopez emerge...

Reinventing Late Night TV
6. Reinventing Late Night TV

Late-night TV confronts its biggest identity crisis thanks to streaming televisi...

The Story of Late Night

Genres

Documentaries, Pop Culture & Celebrities

Episodes

1 Seasons Available (6 Episodes)

Release Year

2021

Rating Information

TV-14

About This Series

Over its 60-year history of engaging with, adapting to and influencing our society, late-night TV has grown from a "shot-in-the-dark" experiment into a thriving entertainment phenomenon and a vitally important, uniquely American cultural institution.

Cast and Crew

Starring: Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Chelsea Handler, Jimmy Kimmel, The Kid Mero, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Desus Nice, Trevor Noah, Conan O'Brien, Amber Ruffin

The Story of Late Night

Genres

Documentaries, Pop Culture & Celebrities

Episodes

1 Seasons Available (6 Episodes)

Release Year

2021

Rating Information

TV-14

About This Series

Over its 60-year history of engaging with, adapting to and influencing our society, late-night TV has grown from a "shot-in-the-dark" experiment into a thriving entertainment phenomenon and a vitally important, uniquely American cultural institution.

Cast and Crew

Starring: Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Chelsea Handler, Jimmy Kimmel, The Kid Mero, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Desus Nice, Trevor Noah, Conan O'Brien, Amber Ruffin

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