David Letterman

  • Jay Leno to win nation's top humor prize in DC 19-06-2014 12:45 PM

    Washington: Newly retired from "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno is now being awarded the nation's top humor prize for following in the tradition of satire and social commentary of Mark Twain, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Wednesday. Leno will be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for...
  • Why did Neil Patrick Harris decline to host 'The Late Show' after David Letterman makes an exit 15-05-2014 02:25 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has revealed that he declined an offer to take over David Letterman after he departs 'The Late Show'. The 40-year-old former star of 'How I Met Your Mother', which also aired on the Cbs network, says he was at the top of the shortlist...
  • Ellen DeGeneres, Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Neil Patrick Harris: Who else was worthy of the 'Late Show'? 11-04-2014 12:43 PM

    Los Angeles: Congratulations, Stephen Colbert, on winning CBS' 'Late Show' gig. You're brilliantly funny, you've proven yourself in the Comedy Central farm leagues, and odds are you will be a worthy successor to David Letterman. But forgive us if we spend a few wistful moments thinking about what might have...
  • Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on 'Late Show' 11-04-2014 10:12 AM

    New York: CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy. Colbert, 49, has been hosting "The Colbert Report" at 11:30 p.m....
  • Lindsay Lohan, David Letterman prank call Oprah Winfrey 10-04-2014 05:19 PM

    Los Angeles: Lindsay Lohan and David Letterman had fun at the expense of Oprah Winfrey by prank calling her on The Late Show. The clip sees Letterman place a personal call to Winfrey at Lohan's request, and pretend to pose as the actress's secretary, reported Ace Showbiz. Winfrey is heard...
  • 10 memorable quotes from David Letterman 04-04-2014 02:34 PM

    Ten memorable quotes from David Letterman, who announced he's retiring from "Late Show" on Thursday: "I think the longer we just sit here, the more uncomfortable it will make Jay." - Letterman after sharing awkward silence with Conan O'Brien following the fellow talk show host's mix-up with Jay Leno in...
  • David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015 04-04-2014 02:18 PM

    Reuters: Comedian David Letterman, who brought a sardonic, offbeat wit to late-night television, along with bits such as "Stupid Pet Tricks" and his "Top Ten" list, will retire as host of "The Late Show" on CBS in 2015, he said during the taping of his show in New York. Letterman,...
  • Buddy Guy, Peter Frampton inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame 29-01-2014 11:49 AM

    Nashville: The Musicians Hall of Fame inducted 12 new members across the genres, including bluesman Buddy Guy, British rock guitarist Peter Frampton and pedal steel player and country singer Barbara Mandrell. Also inducted during Tuesday's ceremony in Nashville were Randy Bachman from The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive, country...
  • Michelle Obama's Top 10 list on 'Letterman show' 06-09-2012 07:30 PM

    New York: Michelle Obama is getting to be a regular on David Letterman's Late Show. The first lady delivered Letterman's Top 10 list on the show, a night after her speech before the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. It was a week after her last appearance on the CBS...
  • Jay Leno of 'The Tonight Show' accepts lesser pay 20-08-2012 11:36 AM

    San Fransisco: 'The Tonight Show' has laid off about two dozen workers, prompting host Jay Leno to accept a pay cut to spare other staffers as NBC clamps down on expenses. NBC Universal imposed the cutbacks, according to a person familiar with the moves. The person asked not to be...
  • Watch: Man accused of extorting Letterman pleads not guilty 04-10-2009 04:26 PM

    Robert Joel Halderman is now out on a $200,000 bond. ...
  • Watch: Obama appears on David Letterman Show 23-09-2009 12:12 AM

    He became the first US President to appear on the show. ...
  • The tale of the President's tape 27-04-2007 06:05 PM

    You may not have seen the video of Bush dancing in the White House's rose garden, but it's turned up everywhere. ...