Late Night with David Letterman

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Dave's first foray into late-night TV (make that late-late-night---he followed Carson) helped redefine the genre, making it edgier and hipper. Letterman also honed some trademark segments (including his Top 10 lists and `Stupid Pet Tricks') on this show (called `Late Night'), and when he moved to CBS in 1993 he also took his `Late Night' bandleader, Pau (more…)

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David Letterman and His Gandalf Beard Win the Mark Twain Prize for Humor

David Letterman may not be visiting our living rooms every weeknight anymore, but the guy is still funny and he'll soon have the trophy to prove it. The former host of Late Show with David Letterman is this year's recipient for the Mark Twain Prize… Read more

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David Letterman to Retire from Late Show in 2015

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Bill Murray Is Returning to The Late Show for 20th Anniversary

Bill Murray, who was the first guest on The Late Show with David Letterman when it premiered in 1993…

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