Episode #206: Nell Scovell
Who is Nell Scovell? She’s the creator of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, first staff writer hired for SPY magazine, second woman ever to write for The Simpsons, and one of only a handful of women to ever write for David Letterman. Scovell’s other TV credits include Murphy Brown, Coach and T... [Read More]
Neither late-night talk show nor podcast, David Letterman’s new Netflix series is better than both
When Johnny Carson retired into the late-night sunset, never to be seen again except for a rare appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, I was OK with that. But Letterman retiring didn’t seem exactly right. Certainly he couldn’t keep up with the Jimmy Fallons or James Cordens. C... [Read More]
Episode #189: Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comedian, writer and producer who’s now about to star in her first late-night special for Adult Swim. Friedman has written for The Late Show for David Letterman, produced for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and taken a one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva... [Read More]
Episode #189: Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comedian, writer and producer who’s now about to star in her first late-night special for Adult Swim. Friedman has written for The Late Show for David Letterman, produced for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and taken a one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva... [Read More]
This week on TV: Polka kings and the return of David Letterman
There’s a lot happening this week to kick off the first full week of television programming of the new year.… MORE This week on TV: Polka kings and the return of David Letterman appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
David Letterman’s Netflix talk show will be a monthly event
For decades, David Letterman presided over a late-night circus that asked celebrities and made jokes about the headlines of the day. For his next trick on Netflix, Letterman will sit down with people he admires and ask them timeless questions. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman... [Read More]
David Letterman’s Netflix Show ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’ Debuts Next Week with Barack Obama
Netflix has revealed the title, premiere date, and guest lineup of David Letterman’s new talk show. Titled My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, the six-episode, hourlong series debuts next Friday, January 12th with a pretty big first guest: President Barack Obama. Other gu... [Read More]
David Letterman’s Netflix Show ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’ Debuts Next Week with Barack Obama
Netflix has revealed the title, premiere date, and guest lineup of David Letterman’s new talk show. Titled My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, the six-episode, hourlong series debuts next Friday, January 12th with a pretty big first guest: President Barack Obama. Other gu... [Read More]
Watch David Letterman receive the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
In case you missed it Monday night on PBS, here is the edited full telecast from last month’s celebration of David Letterman for receiving the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Edited out: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who had introduced clips of Letterman’s “Monkey-Cam”... [Read More]
Watch David Letterman receive the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
In case you missed it Monday night on PBS, here is the edited full telecast from last month’s celebration of David Letterman for receiving the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Edited out: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who had introduced clips of Letterman’s “Monkey-Cam”... [Read More]