A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 30, 2006
Late Show & Late Late Show
The "Late Show" and "Late Late Show" were originally movies shown very late at night on CBS television (Channel 2). The terms date to 1951.

David Letterman now hosts 'The Late Show" from New York City (and also on CBS).

Tom Snyder used to host the "Tomorrow" show, also called the "Late Late Show" and also broadcast from New York City.


(Oxford English Dictionary)
late, a.1 (n.2)
1956 B. HOLIDAY Lady sings Blues (1973) xv. 124 If you're an American citizen and unless you go to bed early these nights, you're liable to see me on the late-late show.

Wikipedia: The Late Show with David Letterman
Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City. The show debuted on August 30, 1993 and is produced and hosted by David Letterman. The show's music director and bandleader of the house band, the CBS Orchestra, is Paul Shaffer.

Wikipedia: The Late Late Show
The Late Late Show is an American late-night television talk and variety show on CBS. It immediately follows The Late Show with David Letterman and is produced by Letterman's Worldwide Pants Incorporated in CBS Television City, next to the studio of the game program The Price Is Right. The program dates to 1995, and has had three permanent hosts: Tom Snyder (1995), Craig Kilborn (1999), and Craig Ferguson (2005).

Wikipedia: The Late Late Show
The Late Late Show is Ireland's longest running chat show (and the oldest in the world) and the flagship television programme of Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ). The show, hosted by Pat Kenny, is broadcast live for two hours in front of a studio audience at 9.30pm on Friday nights between September and May from Studio 4 in RTÉ's Montrose headquarters, a studio specifically adapted in 1995 to cater for this flagship production, and Kenny Live. The show was previously broadcast on Saturday nights.

The Late Late Show was first broadcast on Friday, July 6, 1962 at 11:20pm.

6 June 1951, New York (NY) Times, pg. 55:
12:30-(2) -- The Late Late Show: Lady Chaser. With Robert Lowery.

21 June 1951, New York (NY) Times, pg. 38:
11:10-(2) -- Late Show Film: Little Lord Fauntleroy. With Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney.
Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRadio/Television • Tuesday, May 30, 2006 • Permalink


I have been recently recreating
THE LATE SHOW MOVIE OPENING 1951-1976

GO CHECK IT OUT AND LEAVE COMMENTS

I HAVE DONATED MY REPRODUCTIONS TO

WILLIAM PALEY MEDIA CENTER
formerly known as
MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO in NYC

Posted by MickeyRushton on YOUTUBE  on  03/15  at  01:28 AM

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