After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »
Along with Hard Copy (1989) and A Current Affair (1986), this show was one of the early alternative news shows to be carried nationwide in the US. Primary stories usually focused on sex ... See full summary »
When the show started in 1952, it was seen only in the Eastern and Central time zones, broadcasting three hours a morning but seen for only two hours in each time zone. Later, it aired live for five hours a morning, but it was seen for only two hours in each time zone. Since 1958, the show is tape-delayed for the different time zones. For many years it was a two-hour program from seven to nine ET, until NBC expanded it to three hours (7-10 A.M. Eastern Time/Pacific Time; 6-9 A.M. Central Time/Mountain Time) on October 2, 2000. In 2007, NBC expanded the show to four hours. See more »
Afraid this show is more entertainment than Journalism. They continue to have younger cast trading silliness to in depth news story. Jeff Rossen . One great investigative reporter contract not renewed. I turn off now very early.
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