Executive producer Bill Carter on CNN’s docuseries ‘The Story of Late Night’

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NEW YORK – APRIL 22: Stephen Colbert, future host of the LATE SHOW, talks to David Letterman when Colbert visits the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Tuesday, April 22 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via Getty Images)

WGN Radio’s Dave Plier talks all things late-night TV with executive producer Bill Carter on CNN’s new docuseries ‘The Story of Late Night,’ delving into Johnny Carson’s reign and the story of naming his successor – the battle between Leno and Letterman, a look at how Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert helped reinvent the genre, and the introduction of the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah, James Corden, Seth Meyers and more. https://www.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/behind-the-desk-the-story-of-late-night.

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