PM East - PM West was a late-night talk show hosted by Mike Wallace and Joyce Davidson in New York City (where the PM East portion originated) and San Francisco Chronicle television critic Terrence O'Flaherty in San Francisco (PM West). The program was seen five nights a week from June 12, 1961, to June 22, 1962.
A ninety-minute nightly syndicated talk show, video taped in New York with Mike Wallace and his co-host Joyce Davidson. Wallace and Davidson hosted the first hour from New York with Terrence O'Flaherty hosting the last half-hour from San Francisco. It was created to compete with the Jack Paar Show on NBC.
Host Mike Wallace interviews Captain Mitsuo Fuchida who led the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and also a Navy survivor of that attack.
October 1st, 1962-March 29th, 1963-NBC Daytime
August 18th, 1969- February 11th, 1972- CBS
From August 18th, 1969- February 11th, 1972 Merv Griffin appeared in a late-night talk show format on CBS-TV. It's believed that all of his CBS talk shows were bulk-erased by the network. In 1972, Griffin returned to the syndication market where he remained until 1986.
Merv interviews Captain Mitsuo Fuchida commander of Japanese planes that attacked Pearl Harbor