Series 1, Episode 7 - Chat Shows
This edition explores how the chat show has provided some of the most controversial and stimulating TV ever, tracing its evolution from Steve Allen and Johnny Carson to Graham Norton and Paul O'Grady.
It also assesses how comedy chat shows such as Mrs Merton became every bit as successful as the genre that provided the butt of their comedy.
- Saturday 2nd September 2006
- BBC Two
- 90 minutes