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Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

By | April 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. It's official, so everyone can stop with their absurd lists of possible replacements for Letterman. As you are likely aware, Letterman announced his retirement plans last week on Late Show. Of course we're...

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Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

By | April 4, 2014 at 4:43 pm | One comment

In light of David Letterman’s announcement last night that he will retire from Late Show in 2015 -- watch the video here -- the fine folks at NPR and Fresh Air with Terry Gross, unearthed this excellent interview with Letterman from 1981. The interview on Fresh Air went down...

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Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

By | April 3, 2014 at 6:10 pm | One comment

Late night talk show legend David Letterman will announce his 2015 retirement on tonight's edition of Late Show with David Letterman. When a monstrous announcement like this is to be made, a press release is usually sent to media outlets or it is agreed that the star will break...

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Howard Stern hates Steve Martin’s banjo music (Video)

Howard Stern hates Steve Martin’s banjo music (Video)

By | November 23, 2013 at 10:36 am | 3 comments

Howard Stern loves Steve Martin. However, he can't stand Steve Martin's years long foray into bluegrass, or as the radio host calls it, "banjo music." And he made his feelings abundantly clear last night when he visited Late Show with David Letterman. "I'm watching this guy...

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David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

By | October 4, 2013 at 4:08 pm | No comments

David Letterman has just signed a new contract that will keep him as the host of Late Show through 2015 on CBS. The new deal will extend his record of the longest-working late night host; he surpassed Johnny Carson’s record in January as Letterman entered his thirty-first year...

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Jason Sudeikis tells David Letterman he won’t be returning to Saturday Night Live (Video)

Jason Sudeikis tells David Letterman he won’t be returning to Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | July 24, 2013 at 6:19 pm | No comments

And Jason Sudeikis makes three. Weeks after both Fred Armisen and Bill Hader made their departures from Saturday Night Live official, so, too, has Sudeikis. The 10-year SNL veteran told David Letterman during a taped appearance on Late Show that he will not be returning to the...

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Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

By | July 3, 2013 at 9:37 am | No comments

For a long time now, late night television audiences have grown to trust shows like The Daily Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to provide them with an accurate summary of the day's news. And there's nothing wrong with learning about the smaller stories through an opening...

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Marc Maron talks Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

Marc Maron talks Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | June 28, 2013 at 2:40 pm | One comment

Although he’s performed on Late Show with David Letterman many times throughout his career, this week marked the first time Marc Maron got to sidle up to the iconic talk show host. “Feel like I've been working my life to sit next to Dave!” Maron tweeted after taping the...

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You should watch comedian Chris DiStefano’s debut on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

You should watch comedian Chris DiStefano’s debut on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | June 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments

Comedian Chris DiStefano has already earned the respect of the New York City comedy world, but last night he proved his mettle to the entire country as he made his stand-up comedy television debut on Late Show with David Letterman. DiStefano delivered a masterfully tight set...

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