Will Ferrell Visits 'Late Show' as Harry Caray
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Late Show, in which Will Ferrell gives David Letterman a surprise visit as the late Chicago Cubs announcer Harry Caray, who tells Dave (or as he calls him, Ed), that his plan to leave the show "is a good call." Later in the show, Letterman was also join... [Read More]
This Week on TV: A David Letterman farewell special on CBS
Howard Stern will be among the many who turn up Monday night as part of CBS’ early goodbye to David Letterman. The special is called David Letterman – A Life On Television and will be hosted by longtime Letterman pal, Ray Romano. Letterman’s production company World Wide ... [Read More]
Steve Martin Visits David Letterman at 'Late Show' One Last Time
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Steve Martin's final Late Show visit on Friday, where he and Dave talk about his upcoming retirement as well as a new musical Martin's currently waiting to bring to Broadway. Martin also presented Letterman with some retirement gifts before his last show on May 20th... [Read More]
Read Conan O'Brien's Love Letter to David Letterman's Late Night Legacy
by Megh Wright David Letterman leaves his post at Late Show later this month, and today, fellow late night host Conan O'Brien wrote a touching tribute to him for Entertainment Weekly detailing how Letterman's work on The David Letterman Show, Late Night with David Letterman, and Late Show changed th... [Read More]
President Obama Makes His Final 'Letterman' Appearance on Monday
by Megh Wright President Barack Obama is headed to Late Show with David Letterman for one last visit before Dave leaves later this month. Deadline reports that Obama will make his final appearance opposite Letterman this Monday, May 4th, making it his third visit as President, eighth visit overall, ... [Read More]
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David Letterman Reflects on 33 Years in Late-Night Television | The New York Times
"I’ll miss it, desperately. One of two things: There will be reasonable, adult acceptance of transition. Or I will turn to a life of crime." [Read More]
CBS Never Consulted with David Letterman About His 'Late Show' Successor
by Megh Wright David Letterman's final episode as host of Late Show is just a few weeks away, and to celebrate his long late night reign, The New York Times sat down with him for an interview about how his late night show developed over the years, why he never joined Twitter, what it felt like to be... [Read More]
David Letterman’s exit interview with The New York Times
Six big takeaways from Dave Itzkoff's sit-down with David Letterman for The New York Times as Letterman approaches his final month as a late-night TV host (and for a seventh, how about this photo from Damon Winter that reveals Letterman has wall of stacked paper cups along his dressing-room mirror r... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld Shows David Letterman What It's Like to Be a 'Late Show' Guest
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Jerry Seinfeld's visit to Friday's Late Show, in which he and Letterman swap interviewer/guest roles so Dave can finally see what it's like to be a Late Show guest before Seinfeld grills him about his decision to leave the show: "This whole 'quitting' idea is the st... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld’s last David Letterman appearance pays tribute to his first
If Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up material on Friday night's Late Show with David Letterman felt more than a bit dated, maybe even overdone, that's because it most certainly was both of those things. In fact, Seinfeld had dug into his own archives and relearned the set he performed when he first appeared... [Read More]