The Joan Rivers Show

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The Joan Rivers Show is an American talk show hosted by comedian Joan Rivers that premiered on September 5, 1989 in broadcast syndication. The show aired for four seasons and ended in 1993.[1][2] The show was nominated for numerous Emmy Awards, with Rivers winning the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 1990.[3][4] The series was produced by PGHM Productions, Joan Rivers's production company, and distributed by Tribune Entertainment.

In the mid-1990's the show was repeated on E! for several months. In early 2019 the show became a part of the late night schedule for the Decades network, and 125 episodes became available on the Vidmark app on the Roku store.

Rivers had previously hosted late-night talk show entitled The Late Show with Joan Rivers which dropped her as the host in May 1987.[5]


  1. ^ O'Connor, John J. (October 9, 1989). "Review/Television; Channel 2 Enlists Rivers And Rivera in Ratings War". The New York Times. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Joan Rivers Show – Episode Guide". Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  3. ^ Tucker, Ken (September 14, 1990). "The Joan Rivers Show". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  4. ^ Takeda, Allison (September 5, 2014). "Joan Rivers' Daytime Emmy Acceptance Speech in 1990 Was Both Funny and Heartbreaking: Watch". Us Weekly. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  5. ^ Ostrow, Joanne (September 4, 2014). "Joan Rivers 1989 interview: Workaholic Rivers re-enters talk-show fray". The Denver Post. Retrieved May 31, 2016.

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