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It hasnít even been a full seven months since David Letterman left The Late Show, so thereís an understandable curiosity among fans over how Letterman feels about Stephen Colbert being behind the desk now, and how much he misses doing the show.
David Letterman entered our pantheon of late night talk show hosts long ago. Anyone still clamoring for reminders of his many, many years as one of Americaís favorite hosts can head to a place well known to anyone who spent any time watching Letterman on television.
A big late night shakeup that could have changed everything is one that didnít happen back in 1993, when then-Saturday Night Live player David Spade declined NBCís offer to take over the hosting gig of Late Night. Here's why he didn't take the gig.
While most networks have a late night talk show or two that compete against each other, the men behind the shows have built something of a little fraternity. They publicly support each other when a new one starts out and often say goodbye when one of them leaves. Usually.
David Letterman may have retired from late night, but he certainly isnít retired. The manís spent most of his career working with network television, but his first post-Late Show project will take him to cable.
The late night talk show world can be a vicious environment. When Conan OíBrien had to take a step back for Jay Leno he left town. When David Letterman didnít get Carsonís job he did the same thing. But that's not what happened when Craig Ferguson left The Late Late Show.
In taking the reins of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert had one of late nightís greatest minds to pick for guidance: David Letterman. And what was Lettermanís main piece of advice? Location, location, location.
Stephen Colbert has been killing time before taking over The Late Show, and one of the ways he's passed the hours is by having fun with his facial hair.
From this night of touching flashbacks and hilarious moments, something that might surprise you is the fact that two of the funniest jokes on David Letterman's final Late Show hosting gig were actually written by a 21-year-old intern on the show.†Not too shabby.
Last night gave us one of the most monumental 90 minutes (or so) of television ever, as the late night legend David Letterman took the stage as the Late Show host for the very last time.And one of the best parts was the star-studded Top Ten list, which included Bill Murray and more.
David Lettermanís final episode was last night, and while the majority of people are focusing on the star-studded final Top 10 list, I canít get over the beautiful montage that served as his final moments.
Tonight Conan OíBrien gave us great insight regarding what it meant to take Lettermanís old timeslot on NBC and how Letterman helped to really introduce him to the masses when he was having a tough time.
Kimmelís always been a huge, huge Letterman fan and the rerun is not the only way the man is paying tribute to the late night veteran. He also gave a monologue bidding farewell to Letterman last night, choking up in the process. Watch the emotional video.
When most celebrities say goodbye to the soon-to-retire David Letterman, they do it with words Ė even if those words are written on undergarments. But when Bill Murray does it, no words are needed. Just massive cakes.
A few days after Jimmy Kimmel decided not to air a new episode opposite Lettermanís big finale, Jimmy Fallon decided to give his own tribute to the late night legend.