Picks and Pans Review: The Late-Night Wars

updated 03/15/1993 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/15/1993 AT 01:00 AM EST

>LENO VS. LETTERMAN

DAVID LETTERMAN IS IN AN ENVIABLE and completely unprecedented situation: Every night on NBC he gets to promote his new show on CBS. For instance, on the night CBS announced it had bought Manhattan's Ed Sullivan Theater to house Letterman's show, Dave devoted his opening remarks and Top 10 List to explaining why he will still broadcast from New York when he changes networks in August. Reason No. 2: "The woman who keeps breaking into my house didn't feel like moving to L.A."

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