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Writer:
Raymond Siller (writer)
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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | unknown
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Plot:
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester... See more »
Awards:
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Tonight Show Alternative See more (4 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 70)

Dick Cavett ... Himself - Host / ... (186 episodes, 1968-1974)
Bobby Rosengarden ... Himself (band leader) / ... (155 episodes, 1968-1974)
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Series Directed by
Arthur Forrest (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
John Howard (2 episodes, 1968)
David Barnhizer (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Writing credits
Jim Mulholland (30 episodes, 1971)
David Lloyd (23 episodes, 1970-1973)
David Axlerod (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Tom Whedon (16 episodes, 1970-1971)
Robert Cunniff (3 episodes, 1971-1972)

Raymond Siller (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Marshall Brickman .... creative producer (33 episodes, 1971)
John Gilroy .... producer (7 episodes, 1971-1973)
John Howard .... producer (2 episodes, 1968)
Richard Romagnola .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1971-1973)
Michael Zannella .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1971-1973)

Tony Converse .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ron Baldwin (3 episodes, 1971-1973)
 
Series Makeup Department
Toy Van Lierop .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Production Management
Joe Adams .... production manager (1 episode, 1971)
Patricia Nesbitt .... unit manager (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kathleen Cacase .... associate director (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Sound Department
Bill Sandreuter .... audio (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Len Berzofsky .... graphic artist (1 episode, 1973)
Hy Bley .... graphic artist (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Carl-Erik Magnusson .... video supervisor (1 episode, 1971)
Sten Modigh .... lighting (1 episode, 1971)
Ken Levine .... lighting director (1 episode, 1973)
Jim Murphy .... video (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Music Department
Bobby Rosengarden .... conductor / musical director (4 episodes, 1971-1973)
 
Series Other crew
Betty Ann Besch .... researcher (2 episodes, 1971-1973)
Jean Doumanian .... talent coordinator / talent coordinator/interviewer (2 episodes, 1971-1973)
 

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90 min
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Australia:PG (some episodes)

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Trivia:
Jerome Rodale, a pioneer of organic gardening and founder of "Prevention" magazine, actually died of a heart attack while being interviewed on Cavett's show in 1971. Cavett at first thought his guest had dozed off to sleep. During the interview, Rodale stated his intention to live to be 100. He only made it to 72. The show was never aired.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Jimi Hendrix (1973)See more »

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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Tonight Show Alternative, 7 March 2004
Author: Brian Washington (Sargebri@att.net) from Los Angeles, California

When this show first debuted, it was pretty much portrayed as the hip alternative to the Tonight Show. While Johnny Carson pretty much had celebrities that appealed mostly to older audiences, Cavett decided early on to have younger and more hip acts on his show. Artist such as Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and Joni Mitchell all appeared on the show and helped make it a cult favorite among younger viewers. Too bad it didn't last long. Even though Cavett was able to draw in plenty of younger viewers, it was still not enough to topple the Carson juggernaut. This show will always remain one of the great cult favorites of the 1960's.

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