The Dick Cavett Show was the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks , including:. Cavett taped his programs in New York City. ABC pressured Cavett to "get big names," although subsequent shows without them got higher ratings and more critical acclaim. A well received prime-time three show a week summer replacement series led to the memorable late-night talk show that ran from December 29, to January 1, opposite NBC 's The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Cavett took the time slot over from The Joey Bishop Show. In addition to the usual monologue, Cavett opened each show reading selected questions written by audience members, to which he would respond with witty rejoinders.
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Sign in. Dick interviews legendary actress Bette Davis. The two-time Oscar winner reads a scene with Dick from Dark Victory and sings two songs. Alex Borstein , RuPaul , and other stars at the Emmys answer our fans' burning questions.
Sign in. Dick interviews legendary actress Bette Davis. The two-time Oscar winner reads a scene with Dick from Dark Victory and sings two songs. Breakout star Erin Moriarty of " The Boys " explains how her newfound popularity is fueling Season 2 of the hit series.
He became a writer for The Tonight Show and also worked as a stand-up comedian before landing his own morning talk show in He has also worked as an actor on stage and screen and is the author of numerous books and articles. After the death of his first wife, actress Carrie Nye, in , Cavett married his second wife, author and Duke adjunct professor Martha Rogers, in Cavett splits his time between New York City and Montauk.