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David Letterman will sign off The Late Show for the last time next May.

Letterman's final night as host of the long-running late night show will be Wednesday, May 20, 2015, CBS announced Wednesday.

David Letterman announces he will retire from The Late Show

"David Letterman has given to all of us a remarkable legacy of achievement and creative brilliance that will never be forgotten," CBS President Leslie Moonves said in a statement. "It's going to be tough to say goodbye, but I know we will all cherish the shows leading up to Dave's final broadcast in May."

Letterman, who has hosted The Late Show for 22 years, will be succeeded by Stephen Colbert.

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