LateLine

LateLine

infobox television
show_name = LateLine


caption =
format = Sitcom
runtime = approx. 0:22 (per episode)
creator = Al Franken & John Markus
starring = Al Franken
Megyn Price
Miguel Ferrer
Ajay Naidu
Sanaa Lathan
Catherine Lloyd Burns
Robert Foxworth
country = USA
network = NBC
first_aired = March 17, 1998
last_aired = March 16, 1999
num_episodes = 19 (12 aired on NBC)
imdb_id = 0137314
tv_com_id = 1643

:"This article pertains to the U.S. sitcom. For the Australian current affairs program, see Lateline."

"LateLine" was an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes (three of which were telecast by the Showtime cable/satellite television channel in December 1999).

Created by John Markus and Al Franken (the latter of whom co-starred in the series), "LateLine" depicted the behind-the-scenes goings-on of a fictitious late-night television news broadcast, patterned in part after the long-running ABC program "Nightline". Many plotlines in the series were satirical, dealing with topics like Deep Throat and the Watergate break-in, and the episodes often had cameos by famous politicians.

On August 17, 2004, Paramount released a DVD set containing all nineteen episodes on three discs.

External links

*imdb title|id=0137314|title=LateLine
* [http://www.alfrankensense.com/ Al Franken Fan Club and Discussion Forum]


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