Study: Blacks are rarely guests on late-night television shows

February 1996
Jet;2/12/96, Vol. 89 Issue 13, p36
Reports on a `Newsweek' survey which revealed that blacks are rarely guests on late-night television shows. Difficulty encountered by musician Quincy Jones in getting a booking on late-night television; Reasons given by bookers on their choice of guests; Black celebrities that are invited to the late-night shows.


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