CARSON - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) For Joan Rivers, victory from loss in late night <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">For Joan Rivers, victory from loss in late night</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Television Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:03:02.266-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Joan Rivers bombed in late night for the world to see, on an upstart network no one thought would last. In the process, she infuriated Johnny Carson, the titanic TV star who had long supported her and, 20 years before, made her an overnight star. Or, put another way: In October 1986, Rivers made TV history as the first (and still only) woman to host a late-night broadcast talk show. She was the first face of the Fox network, headlining its first program, “The Late Show Starring Joan R...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583816262014-09-06T13:03:02.266-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T13:03:02.266-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:03:02 MDT