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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Don't go to bed until you turn him on.
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Did You Know?
To host this show, Sajak had left the Daytime Network edition of Wheel of Fortune
(1975) with his last show airing on January 10th, 1989. However, he did stay on the nighttime syndicated Wheel of Fortune
(1983), which like the Daytime edition, moved production the CBS Television City where this show was recorded. See more
Referenced in The Golden Girls: Blind Date