late night television http://wamc.org en Viewing Party For Fallon Debut As Late Night Host http://wamc.org/post/viewing-party-fallon-debut-late-night-host <p></p><p></p><p>Students at an upstate college are planning a TV "viewing party" Monday.</p><p>College of Saint Rose Students, faculty and staff will gather late Monday night at the Touhey Forum for a Student Association-sponsored viewing party to watch on the big screen and cheer as Saint Rose alumnus and Saugerties native Jimmy Fallon debuts as host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:15:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 83928 at http://wamc.org Viewing Party For Fallon Debut As Late Night Host “Johnny Carson” By Henry Bushkin http://wamc.org/post/johnny-carson-henry-bushkin <p></p><p></p><p>From 1962 until 1992, Johnny Carson hosted&nbsp;<em>The Tonight Show</em>&nbsp;and permeated the American consciousness. &nbsp;During the apex of his reign, Carson’s longtime lawyer and best friend was Henry Bushkin.</p><p>Bushkin writes of his time with Carson in the new book, <em>Johnny Carson</em>.</p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 76650 at http://wamc.org “Johnny Carson” By Henry Bushkin A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Woodstock - Panel at The Woodstock Writer's Festival http://wamc.org/post/funny-thing-happened-way-woodstock-panel-woodstock-writers-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For this <a href="http://woodstockwritersfestival.com/">Woodstock Writer's Festival</a> panel, f<span style="line-height: 1.5;">our of the best writers for late night television come to Woodstock to share the mirth. Panelists include the legendary Bill </span>Scheft<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Late Show with David Letterman</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">), Jess </span>Dweck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Late Night with Jimmy Fallon</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">), and Meredith </span>Scardino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Colbert Report</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">). Moderated by J.R. </span>Havlan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, (</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Daily Show with Jon Stewart</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">).</span></p><p>The panel will be a live taping of J.R.'s podcast, <a href="http://writersblocpodcast.com/">Writer's Bloc</a>&nbsp;- he joins us for a preview.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62376 at http://wamc.org A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Woodstock - Panel at The Woodstock Writer's Festival 4/4/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/4413-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Morning Edition Host, David Guistina, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Ray Graf moderates.</p><p>This morning our discussion topics include:<br>• In a Budget Gesture, Obama Will Return 5% of His Salary<br>• Obama administration pushes banks to make home loans to people with weaker credit<br>• U.S. Embassy Tweets Jon Stewart's Egypt Monologue; Diplomatic Incident Ensues<br>• Latest Updates on the Gun Violence Debate<br>• Leno Blesses ‘Tonight Show’ Succession Plan</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 61424 at http://wamc.org