Series
PBS LateNight
Episode Number
No. 309
Producing Organization
WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-xk84j0cb28
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Description
Episode Description
In this particular LateNight program, well-known actor and comedian Sid Caesar shares with our audience some of his [traumatic] ups and downs of his career. We see behind-the-scenes of one of the best in the business, your host of 'Your Show of Shows.' In the second half of the show, we meet a lovely young woman, Jean Mountoussamy-Ashe whose crusade to save the last undeveloped island off the coast of South Carolina (Daufuskie Island) is admirable. She is a photographer by trade and has created a beautiful album of photographs that preserve the [lifestyle] of the people that live there.--1982 Peabody Awards entry form.
Series Description
"PBS LateNight is America's late night, call-in talk show and on Tuesday, January 4, 1983, LateNight celebrated its one year anniversary. Hosted by Dennis Wholey, the show is broadcast five nights a week, Monday through Friday across the country to nearly 100 cities. For late night viewers everywhere, PBS LateNight fills the need for a balanced diet of information and entertainment. Our guests have included Watergater John Dean, political cartoonist Jules Feiffer, best-selling author Judith Krantz, Rev. Jerry Falwell, actor Ed Asner, NBC anchor Jessica Savitch, actress Cybill Shepard, columnist Jack Anderson, and UAW leader, Doug Fraser. Each week night, our host, Dennis Wholey invites viewers all over the country to join in, via telephone and speak directly with our LateNight guests. PBS LateNight currently averages approximately 4000 attempted phone calls per night and in the twelve months we have been broadcasting over 1 million calls have been placed - all at the viewers' expense.
Broadcast Date
1982-10-21
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
01:00:05.535
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Credits
Producing Organization: WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
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Citations
Chicago: “PBS LateNight; No. 309,” 1982-10-21, The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 26, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-xk84j0cb28.
MLA: “PBS LateNight; No. 309.” 1982-10-21. The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 26, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-xk84j0cb28>.
APA: PBS LateNight; No. 309. Boston, MA: The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-xk84j0cb28