A birthday to celebrate

kvahey@comcast.net kvahey@comcast.net
Tue Feb 19 23:57:44 EST 2008


The old Carson studio is indeed WNBC local news today.

What Letterman did accomplished was making sure that longtime NBC
employees working his show could transfer to CBS without penalty.
Given the wars between IBEW and NABET that was remarkable.

 for example Biff Henderson is a real stage manager as I worked with
him during the 86 series

On 2/19/08, Scott Fybush <scott@fybush.com> wrote:
> kvahey@comcast.net wrote:
> > Bill Wendell was assigned to be the booth announcer in I think 6-B at
> > 30 Rock. He was there for Ernie K, and then forgotten game shows until
> > Letterman arrived. When Letterman moved to CBS he made sure that loyal
> > NBC employees had all benefits transferred.
> That would have been 6-A, I believe. 6-B is the studio WNBC(TV) uses now
> for its local newscasts - but before that, it was Carson's studio for
> most of his New York run before he moved to LA in the seventies.
> s

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