David Letterman

  • Jay Leno to win nation's top humor prize in DC June 19, 2014

    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 American...
  • Why did Neil Patrick Harris decline to host 'The Late Show' after David Letterman makes an exit May 15, 2014

    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 to...
  • Ellen DeGeneres, Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Neil Patrick Harris: Who else was worthy of the 'Late Show'? April 11, 2014

    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 been....
  • Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on 'Late Show' April 11, 2014

    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. ET...
  • Lindsay Lohan, David Letterman prank call Oprah Winfrey April 10, 2014

    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 questioning Letterman...
  • 10 memorable quotes from David Letterman April 4, 2014

    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 2012. --- "You're...
  • David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015 April 4, 2014

    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, 66,...
  • Buddy Guy, Peter Frampton inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame January 29, 2014

    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 musician...
  • Did Justin Bieber cry after his break-up with Gomez? March 20, 2013

    London: Singer-actress Selena Gomez says being single is good and joked that she made Justin Bieber cry when they split. The 20-year-old and Bieber, 19, seperated in January after two years of togetherness and while the 'Spring Breakers' star feels good about being single, Bieber may not share her positive mood,...
  • Michelle Obama's Top 10 list on 'Letterman show' September 6, 2012

    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 show,...
  • Jay Leno of 'The Tonight Show' accepts lesser pay August 20, 2012

    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 identified...
  • In pics: Losers of 2009, The most talked about celebs November 2, 2009

    The year 2009 shows prominent personalities, who were named losers for their poor performances in respective fields. Film director Roman Polanski, Actress Lindsay Lohan, Former Renault Team Boss Flavio Briatore are to name a few. ...
  • Watch: Man accused of extorting Letterman pleads not guilty October 4, 2009

    Robert Joel Halderman is now out on a $200,000 bond. ...
  • Suspect in Letterman extortion pleads not guilty October 4, 2009

    New York: A TV producer pleaded not guilty on Friday to a $2 million extortion attempt against talk show host David Letterman a day after the comedian stunned Americans by revealing the plot-and his sexual affairs with co-workers-on his own show. Robert Joel Halderman, a producer for the CBS news...
  • US talk-show host Letterman blackmailed over affairs October 3, 2009

    New York: US TV talk-show host David Letterman said on Thursday he was the victim of a $2 million extortion plot by a man who threatened to write a screenplay about Letterman having affairs with employees. An employee of CBS's 48 Hours a documentary show that regularly features true crimes, was...
  • Watch: Obama appears on David Letterman Show September 23, 2009

    Washinton DC: President Obama became the first US President to appear on David Letterman Show. The highlight of the show was Obama playing down charges of his opponents that he was racist. ...
  • Jay Leno reveals guests on Tonight Show swansong May 16, 2009

    Los Angeles: Comedian Jay Leno, America's top-rated TV host, will bow out of his 17-year stint on The Tonight Show on May 29 in the company of his successor Conan O'Brien and singer James Taylor. Leno, 59, also promised "something really out of the left field" for his last Tonight Show...
  • The tale of the President's tape April 27, 2007

    New York: You may not have seen that funny video of President Bush dancing in the White House's rose garden, but since it was first shown, it's turned up everywhere. ...