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The late shift Letterman, Leno, and the network battle for the night by Bill Carter

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Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English


  • Letterman, David.,
  • Leno, Jay.,
  • Tonight show (Television program),
  • Talk shows -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Bill Carter.
LC ClassificationsPN1992.77.T63
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21935847M
ISBN 101562827545

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