After Pat's other show, "Wheel of Fortune" (1975) enjoyed a surge of popularity in the late 80's, he decided to try his hand at hosting a late-night talk show. The format was similar to "The Tonight Show" (1962), consisting of comedy monologues, celebrity guests and musical numbers. Although many well-known celebrities appeared on his show, in the end, Sajak was unable to compete with Johnny Carson and David Letterman. Written by
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A relatively unknown (at that time) Rush Limbaugh
guest hosted on 30 March 1990 and was so controversial the audience had to be removed for the final segment of the show. See more
Referenced in The Late Shift