Late Night with David Letterman

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Emmy Watch: How the Late Night Upheaval Could Shake Up the Variety Series Competition

When Johnny Carson signed off from The Tonight Show in 1992, his reign as the King of Late Night was celebrated with an Emmy win for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Granted, the competition that year was sparse: Fox's sketch-comedy show In Living Color and NBC's Late Night with David Letterman were the only others nominated.

This year, as newly retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno attempts to secure one final nomination in the category now known as...  Read Full Article

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Emmy Watch: How the Late Night Upheaval Could Shake Up the Variety Series Competition

When Johnny Carson signed off from The Tonight Show in 1992, his reign as the King of Late Night was celebrated with an Emmy win for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Granted, the competition that year was sparse: Fox's sketch-comedy show In Living Color and NBC's Late Night with David Letterman were the only others nominated.

This year, as newly retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno attempts to secure one final nomination in the category now known as... read more

David Letterman to Retire from Late Show in 2015

David Letterman will retire from The Late Show in 2015, he announced during his Thursday night show.

"I phoned [CBS President and CEO Leslie Mooves] just before the program, and I said 'Leslie, it's been great, you've been great, and the network has been great, but... read more

VIDEO: Bill Murray Channels Liberace for His Return to Late Show with David Letterman

Apparently someone was a big fan of HBO's recent TV movie Behind the Candelabra!

Bill Murray returned to the Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday to help ring in the show's 20th anniversary, and boy did he make an entrance! read more

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, will return to the show to celebrate its 20th anniversary later this month. 

Murray will make his 26th guest appearance on Thursday, Aug. 29, CBS announcedMonday. Murray was also the first guest on David Letterman's Late Night show when it premiered in 1982.

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Exclusive: TV Writers Choose the 101 Best-Written Shows Ever; What Was No. 1?

Bada bing! The Writers Guild of America has named HBO's The Sopranos, created by David Chase, the best-written TV series of all time. Members of the WGA's West and East coast chapters — folks who obviously know a thing or two about writing TV shows — evaluated hundreds of dramas, comedies, miniseries (six hours or more), daytime serials, animation, variety series, talk shows and kids' programs to come up with an unprecedented, exhaustive list of TV's top 101.

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Premiered: 1982, on NBC
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Premise: 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, Paul Shaffer, with him.

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