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David Letterman's Late Show Contract Extended Through 2015
Late night television is making some changes, and those changes are happening rapidly. Jay Leno’s on his way out, Fallon’s on his way up and Seth Meyers is getting his own late night show. While the late night schedule will look extremely different six months from now, CBS has decided to stick with an old faithful, David Letterman, during the network’s popular 11:35 p.m. timeslot, at least for the next couple of years.
Watch Bill Murray Dress As Liberace For Letterman’s 20th Late Show Anniversary
Thanks to his time on the local news in Indiana, his appearances on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson, his NBC morning show, his post-Carson show and finally, his current Late Show, David Letterman has been on the air in some form or another for over forty years. In his current position in the nice chair on CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman, the host has worked for exactly twenty years.
Jason Sudeikis Announces That He's Leaving Saturday Night Live
As of May, Jason Sudeikis was still undecided as to whether or not he'd return to Saturday Night Live. Or at the very least, he wasn't ready to reveal whether or not he'd be coming back to the NBC sketch comedy series for its 39th season.
Watch Lindsay Lohan's Awkward, Tearful, Wonderful Letterman Interview
At the end, the ever-tough Letterman relents for a moment and praises Lohan for what is genuinely a brave TV appearance: "You have enough spine, enough sense of yourself, enough poise to come out here and talk to me." That moment of genuine praise makes Lohan tear up, and honestly, it made me tear up a little too. Lohan has been a punching bag for more than half of her career, and she knows it, and she shows the scars
Jimmy Kimmel Live Kicks Off New Timeslot With Competitive Ratings
Tuesday night was a big night for Jimmy Kimmel Live, which moved into its brand new, 11:35 p.m. ET timeslot, moving up from midnight to compete with David Letterman and Jay Leno’s late night talk shows. As it turns out, Kimmel’s show cleanly bested The Late Show with David Letterman, while falling a little short of the numbers The Tonight Show brought in.
At Long Last: Jimmy Kimmel Interviews David Letterman
During last night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, a spectacular thing happened. David Letterman—whom Kimmel has unabashedly admired throughout his tenure as an interviewer on the airwaves—finally agreed to an interview. Kimmel introduced Letterman by calling the TV veteran, “The main reason I go into television,” before showing the man some awkward fanboy photos from his youth. Last night’s episode was taped at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York.
Hurricane Sandy Forces Letterman And Jimmy Fallon To Do Surreal Shows With No Audiences
Last night everyone in New York City was instructed to stay home and await the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, and pretty much everyone-- including many of the TV shows that broadcast from Manhattan-- obeyed. But while Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert canceled their tapings entirely, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon hung around their studios with a skeleton staff
British PM David Cameron To Appear On Letterman This Week
While it’s become almost standard for American politicians to visit late night talk shows, it’s quite a bit more unusual to see a British politician take a seat on the after-hours stage. In fact, it will be a first for Letterman this week when he welcomes as his guest British Prime Minister David Cameron. It marks the debut appearance for any sitting UK PM on an American late night talk show.
Letterman And Ferguson Sign Two-Year Contract Extensions With CBS
Two of late night’s best known hosts will be remaining at their desks for at least two more years. Both David Letterman and Craig Ferguson have signed contract extensions through 2014. The deal means Letterman will likely overtake legend Johnny Carson for the longest late night hosting run, and also gives Ferguson some room to spread out – he’s getting a bigger stage.
Tom Hanks Previews New HBO Show On Late Night With David Letterman
It’s pretty exciting when Tom Hanks announces any new TV project that he’s involved with because, well, they are all of impeccable quality. It’s no coincidence that many of his television endeavors are so good because pretty much all of them end up at the premium cabler HBO. Combine a brilliant actor and producer with the best television channel going and what you end up with are award-winning series. His next also tackles an important moment in American history: the invention of the Pop-Tart. Wait. What?
Letterman Tops Leno In Viewers
If you listen closely you can hear not only the hoops and hollers of CBS Late Show supporters but also millions of smug I told you sos from Conan fans nationwide. I guess the only question is what the hell took so long? And what will the premiere of Conan’s TBS show do to these numbers?
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