First Look: How David Letterman Lost the Tonight Show Gig
From: David Letterman
In 1991, after 30 years of hosting The Tonight Show, rumors began swirling that legendary host Johnny Carson was retiring. The news sparked a battle for Johnny's seat between two comedians—Jay Leno and David Letterman. Watch as Dave tells Oprah why he thought he was Johnny's heir apparent.
Published on January 03, 2013