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Opinion on late night television

  1. ryansreviews profile image58
    ryansreviewsposted 6 years ago

    Who is Funnier? David Letterman or Jay Leno?

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    1. Cogerson profile image81
      Cogersonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      David Letterman all the way.....although late night talk show is too crowded now for anybody to be the King like Johnny Carson was in the day.

  2. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    They both have their moments, and they're both car guys, so that's a hard one for me.

    1. Obscure_Treasures profile image54
      Obscure_Treasuresposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      David Letterman is more funnier 2 me.....

      1. Daffy Duck profile image60
        Daffy Duckposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Absolutely!  At least he doesn't trail off when he starts to say the punch line.

  3. ryansreviews profile image58
    ryansreviewsposted 6 years ago

    Yeah, i have to agree. However, the headlines and jaywalking bits probably push jay leno ahead for me.

  4. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    Craig Ferguson smile

    1. Daffy Duck profile image60
      Daffy Duckposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That guy is stupid, rude, and talks about the dumbest things.  He's hilarious.

    2. Erin Rooney profile image58
      Erin Rooneyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. I think, Craig Ferguson is the only one who makes the interviews interesting. And he's funny in a very natural, honest way.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
        Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        and he's Scottish smile

        Although I wish I could stay up to watch him more often. I catch a lot of him on YouTube after the fact.

  5. Bard of Ely profile image86
    Bard of Elyposted 6 years ago

    I have none because I haven't watched TV in years!

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    Sherlock221bposted 6 years ago

    Both shows were on for a short time in the UK, but I don't think they did very well.  Their humour perhaps didn't translate very well, certainly, I didn't get it.  Personally I'd rather the Joan Rivers Show was brought back, because her humour really is funny.

  7. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    Since Johnny Carson, it's a total waste of time.  One long commercial for somebody's latest project preceded by a monologue that lacks humor.

    1. profile image0
      Sherlock221bposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, monologue is the word for it.  They both seem to like their own voices a little too much.  It is the sort of humour that needs a "boom boom" or a clash of cymbals after each line, to indicate where to insert the laugh.

      I prefer the Graham Norton Show.

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    2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I totally agree with you about the Tonight Show smile

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    Aleister888posted 6 years ago

    lol i must say, while both these late show presenters have had their moments over the years, i would have to say i prefer Letterman leaps and bounds above jay lenno,

    Having said that, its just a matter of preference.

  9. Daniel Carter profile image75
    Daniel Carterposted 6 years ago

    Even before Letterman's sexual escapades became public, I wasn't a fan having known that he has played around for decades. I think he's funny and talented, but I have no respect for someone who uses his celebrity to bang his assistants and anyone else he pleases.

    Of the two, I prefer Leno. However, I also like Jimmy Fallon and Craig Ferguson. Actually like them a lot better than Leno or Letterman.

    1. Alecia Murphy profile image78
      Alecia Murphyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah I really like Jimmy Fallon.  He seems to be the most pop culture savvy of the hosts. The others have some interest, but seems like it's too writer based. I love slow jamming the news and the history of rap.

 
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