The Power of Live is a curious thing. Make a one man weep, make another man sing. Change a hawk to a little white dove. More than a feeling, that's the power of… The BCTV Daily Dispatch! Welcome back to our daily dose of the best things happening across the television landscape (and with some serious respect going out to Huey Lewis and the News), as we take a look at what's been hitting your radar recently- including a serious SPN controversy and GRRM full of regret. Following that, we have "5 More Things" as we look at the five articles that almost made the cut. Then we wrap things up with another edition of "Random TV History Stuff!" as David Letterman's journey takes a nasty turn- driving him from NBC to CBS.
Today's newbies include Q-Force, a Turner & Hooch trailer, Austin 3:16 says Stone Cold Steve Austin had an anniversary, Joey Janela goes Trumper gimmick, The Blacklist star bids farewell, and George R.R. Martin really wishes he wrote faster:
Now here's a look at the five articles that nearly made the cut, in no particular order- including SNL looking back, SPN having some controversy, AHS: Double Feature gets a poster, and more:
On this date in 1993, David Letterman's Late Night with David Letterman aired its last episode- a result of Letterman's nasty behind-the-scenes battle with Jay Leno over who should be the rightful heir to Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. A young upstart comedy writer named Conan O'Brien would take over Letterman's spot after he left for CBS, with O'Brien going on to also achieve late-night legend status (and also going on to learn what it's like to deal with Leno):
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