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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Jazz saxophonist Tom Scott served as the program's band leader, and he wrote the program's theme song. See more
Referenced in The Golden Girls: Blind Date