The Les Brown Show

The Les Brown Show was an American syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Leslie C. Brown that premiered on September 6, 1993, and ran until January 14, 1994, when it was replaced by its successor Rolonda on January 17, 1994.[1] The show was produced and distributed by King World Productions (now CBS Television Distribution), who also produced and distributed Rolonda, and was co-produced by Les Brown Productions and Hearst Broadcasting. It has been described by Brown himself as "The highest rated, fastest cancelled talk show in the history of television.[2]

The Les Brown Show
GenreTalk show
Presented byLeslie C. Brown
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
Executive producersMichael King
Roger King
ProducersLes Brown
(supervising producer)
Production locationsUnitel Video,
New York City
Camera setupVideotape; Multi-camera
Running time1 hour (including commercials); 40 minutes (without commercials)
Production companiesLes Brown Productions
Hearst Broadcasting
King World
DistributorKing World
Original networkSyndicated
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseSeptember 6, 1993 (1993-09-06) –
January 14, 1994 (1994-01-14)


  1. ^ Watts upped after Brown out at KW; King World Productions replaces 'The Les Brown Show' with 'Rolonda Watts', Broadcasting & Cable (via HighBeam Research), January 3, 1994.
  2. ^ "Westlake CSL Les Brown Talk".