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Here are some of the more popular shows which film or broadcast in front of live audiences. Pay attention to the minimum age for some of the shows, which can range between 16 and 18.
• Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show tapes Monday through Thursdays at 513 West 54th Street, doors opening at 5:45pm. Eighteen years old and up, only.
• Not exactly a talk show, Saturday Night Live is a beloved comedy show in which nothing is sacred. The show is so popular that only lucky winners of a lottery may attend. If you are older than 16 just send a postcard to Saturday Night Live, NBC Tickets, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 stating how many tickets you would like, with your name address and phone number. Good-luck.
• The Late Show is almost as old as television itself. Its newest host is the incomparable David Letterman. The show is taped Monday through Thursdays at 5:30 pm with an additional taping on Thursday at 8pm. Audiences are asked to arrive 75 minutes before the show begins at the Ed Sullivan Theater at 54th Street and Broadway.