FOX (ended 1988)
Welcome to "The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers". The very first show from the FOX Broadcasting Network, originally called FBC (Fox Broadcasting Company). Hosted by Joan Rivers and produced by her husband Edgar Rosenberg. The house band was The Party Boys and the Tramp led by Mark Hudson of the Hudson Brothers. Signing on for $15 million dollars Joan Rivers left the show on May 15, 1987. The program continued on as "The Late Show" with various guest hosts including, Ross Shafer, Arsenio Hall, Richard Belzer and Buck Henry. The show would continue for two seasons ending October 28, 1988.