Catch Highlights From ‘The Nite Show’ [VIDEO]
If you missed Maine’s only late night talk show over the weekend, we have highlighs!
The 11th Season of The Nite Show is upon us. They have returned to the show's home base of The Gracie Theatre in Bangor after several months of "scaled back editions" of the show from Dan's basement or an office conference room. There is no audience in the theater and there are visible changes being made to ensure safety.
On last Saturday’s show, Dan had a guest that every Mainer will know. David Flanagan has done many things in his career, one of which was heading up Central Maine Power in the '90s. He returned to CMP earlier this year as Executive Chairman with a role of helping to improve the utility's public image. He visits The Nite Show to talk about that role, growing up in Bangor, and the now iconic phrase "No line is safe to touch, ever!" from the classic CMP commercial.
When The Nite Show was forced to do shows from home, it came to their attention that Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and other late night hosts had a different theme song and opening montage for their scaled-back editions. Enlisting the vocal talents of their new announcer, Christie Robinson, they created an alternate opening, just in case. If you are a fan of early morning cartoons from 80’s, you may remember the song.
Tom Federle is a singer/songwriter who, like so many performers in Maine, spends his days doing another job. In Federle's case, he's a lawyer and a lobbyist. He breaks out the guitar for an original tune.
The Nite Show will celebrate their 10th anniversary later this fall. The show originally premiered in April of 1997 in Bangor. But after a couple of short runs, the show returned in its most recent form in October of 2010. The half-hour special is scheduled to run in early November. Exact times and stations to be announced.
The Nite Show with Danny Cashman can be seen every Saturday night in Bangor at 11:30 on WABI-TV5. Saturday nights in Portland at 10:30 on WPFO, FOX 23, and 1 a.m. on WGME CBS 13, and in Presque Isle on Saturday nights at midnight on WAGM FOX 8.