It's Only Talk: The Real Story of America's Talk Shows


2h 1999

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that examines the phenomenon of talk shows. The program takes viewers back to the early days of TV, when talk shows were either daytime "chat shows" full of helpful hints or nighttime celebrity shows with famous people discussing their lives. That simple formula began to change as televi

Film Details

Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Documentary that examines the phenomenon of talk shows. The program takes viewers back to the early days of TV, when talk shows were either daytime "chat shows" full of helpful hints or nighttime celebrity shows with famous people discussing their lives. That simple formula began to change as television matured. Today, with more media outlets to grab the viewer's attention, talk shows have "turned up the volume."

Film Details

Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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