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Obama Will Be Letterman’s First Guest on New Netflix Show

Barack Obama is set to make his first post-presidency talk show appearance on a brand new Netflix show hosted by David Letterman. The six-episode series, titled My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, will premiere on Friday, January 12 with the one-hour Obama interview and continue monthly after that. Letterman’s other five guests…

David Letterman Returning To TV With Netflix Talk Show

David Letterman announced on Tuesday that he will return to television—or rather, Netflix—with a new six-episodes series in 2018. According to a press release, the still-untitled hour-long show “has Letterman combining two interests for which he is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.” In a statement, Letterman…

David Letterman Would Have ‘Gone Right After’ Trump

David Letterman said he would have “gone right after” Donald Trump if he were still hosting the Late Show and had him as a guest during this presidential campaign, . “I would have said something like, ‘Hey, nice to see you. Now, let me ask you: What gives you the right to make fun of…

David Letterman & Jon Stewart Received Peabody Awards

David Letterman and Jon Stewart received special achievement honors at the 75th annual Peabody Awards on Saturday. The two former late-night hosts received the awards alongside many other major television shows including “Mr. Robot.” “I’m shocked at the breadth and somewhat disappointed at the terrible conditions in the world that you all are addressing in…

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Premier

CBS announced that LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT will debut Tuesday, Sept. 8 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Colbert was named David Letterman’s successor on April 10, 2014. “The production office is open, the premiere date is set, and we’re incredibly excited to welcome the creative…

Letterman Returns From Retirement to Roast Trump with a Top 10 List

David Letterman popped out of retirement last night to join Steve Martin and Martin Short on stage in San Antonio, where he read off a Top Ten List made for Donald Trump. Letterman riffed a lot on his retirement and why he doesn’t regret a thing. However, he said, “I was complacent, I was satisfied,…

Foo Fighters Bid Farewell To Dave in this Incredible Montage [VIDEO]

Foo Fighters perform “Everlong” accompanied by highlights spanning 33 years of Dave’s late-night career on the final episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. Dave Letterman was the best, and how fast time passes. Watch this amazing montage of the greatest guests and bits ever on the Late Show put to music by the…

An Amazing Final Farewell To David Letterman [VIDEO]

David Letterman signed off CBS’s “Late Show” after more than two decades hosting the show. He’s joining the ranks of big names like Johnny Carson & Jay Leno who’ve said goodbye to their shows. Here are the biggest laughs and most emotional moments from late-night finales.

Bob Dylan Sings Farewell to Letterman [VIDEO]

The Late Show got a special visit Tuesday night from Bob Dylan, on its second-to-last episode. It was the musical legend’s first appearance on the show in 22 years—since Letterman’s first season on CBS. Dylan sang “The Night We Called It a Day,” a song from his newest album.

David Letterman: I Should Have Been Fired

David Letterman in NYT interview says he now sees that his sex scandal was a “good reason” to fire him. “But at the time, I was largely ignorant as to what, really, I had done,” the Late Show host said. In 2009, he admitted that he had been the subject of extortion attempts over relationships…

David Letterman’s moving tribute to Robin Williams [VIDEO]

Dave Letterman pays tribute to the great Robin Williams: David Letterman used Monday’s The Late Show to pay tribute to Robin Williams. Letterman showed clips from Williams’ appearances on his show, with the host saying he’d been friends with Williams for 38 years. Among the clips The Late Show trotted out – a young Letterman’s…

Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as ‘Late Show’ host

CBS announced that Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of “The Late Show.” “I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth,” Colbert said in a press release. Letterman announced last week that he will retire in 2015.

David Letterman announces plans to retire in 2015

David Letterman, the longest serving late-night talk show host in U.S. history, announced his plans to retire during a taping of Thursday’s “Late Show.” Letterman said he will retire from CBS next year when his contract expires. “I just want to reiterate my thanks for the support from the network, all of the people who…