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Donald Trump’s Presidential Run Forces David Letterman Out of Retirement

It’s the No. 1 reason on his list for wishing he didn’t retire so soon.

07/13/2015

David Letterman hosts his final broadcast of the Late Show on May 20, 2015 (Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS)

David Letterman’s Final Broadcast Is Jam-Packed with Jokes, Stories & Special Guests

If you thought the guests who’ve been appearing in the week’s leading up to the final episode The Late Show with David Letterman, wait until you find out who stopped by on Letterman’s final night.

05/21/2015

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Chokes Up Bidding Farewell to His Idol David Letterman

Kimmel choked up last night as he bid farewell to Letterman during his monologue. “Even though it looked like every other talk show, it wasn’t. It was totally original.”

05/20/2015

Bill Murray and 'Late Show' host David Letterman on May 19, 2015. (Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2015CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved)

Bill Murray Jumps Out of a Cake, Drinks Vodka with David Letterman

Murray didn’t just walk out on stage. Instead, he jumped. Out of a cake.

05/20/2015

Lady Gaga and David Letterman

What David Letterman & His ‘Late Show’ Meant to Music

David Letterman was your taste-maker older brother who shared his favorite music nightly like a perfectly curated mixtape.

05/18/2015

David Letterman

David Letterman Doesn’t Think He’ll Revisit the Ed Sullivan Theater After Final Show

He also discusses his longtime desk and what he’ll be doing in five years.

05/18/2015

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Tina Fey Strips Down To Her Underwear For Last Letterman Appearance: Watch

Tina Fey wanted to give David Letterman something as a goodbye gift. It turned out it was the dress off her back.

05/08/2015

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Hootie and the Blowfish Reunite on ‘Letterman’ with ‘Hold My Hand’: Watch

If there’s any worry that time has not been kind to Hootie and his Blowfish, leave your reservations at the door.

05/01/2015

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Impact: Mumford & Sons Say ‘Wilder Mind’ Is ‘a Development, Not a Departure’

“We fell back in love with drums!” says Marcus Mumford. “It’s as simple as that.” The band is also scheduled for a Legends on Letterman live stream on May 5.

04/30/2015

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Watch a Leprechaun Will Ferrell Sing ‘Danny Boy,’ Call Out Bill O’Reilly

Will Ferrell took to the Late Show with David Letterman to remind us what St. Patrick’s Day is really all about.

03/18/2015

Will Smith

Will Smith Dusts Off ‘Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It’ For David Letterman

The CBS Orchestra and the Fresh Prince rocked “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It.” And it was not the first time Will Smith has gotten on the mic, backed by Paul Shaffer’s band.

02/19/2015

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‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Will Premiere Tuesday, Sept. 8

CBS announced today 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.

01/12/2015

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2014 In Review: Weddings, Deaths & Final Acts

As we look back at the year, lets remember some of the biggest events from private weddings to notable deaths and series finales.

12/19/2014

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Taylor Swift Talks Lena Dunham & Lousy Boyfriends, Performs ‘Welcome to New York’ on ‘Letterman’: Watch

Taylor Swift may not be writing about any of her lousy exes on her latest album, 1989, but she definitely hasn’t forgotten how terrible they were.

10/29/2014

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Foo Fighters Team Up With Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen for ‘Stiff Competition’ on ‘Letterman’: Watch

Drummer Taylor Hawkins even came out from behind the kit to take the lead vocals — Dave Grohl filled in for him. Hawkins wore an all white suit, nonetheless. Hard to compete with that.

10/17/2014

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Foo Fighters Team Up with Tony Joe White for ‘Polk Salad Annie’ on Letterman: Watch

The Foo Fighters also showed off their comedy chops with a commercial for their new law agency. If you’re needing help with your fight against Foo, you may want to contact Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett, Smear & Associates.

10/16/2014

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Virtual Japanese Pop Star, Hatsune Miku Performs on ‘Letterman’: Watch

David Letterman is really up on his virtual pop music, apparently.

10/09/2014

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Stephen Colbert Taking Over as ‘Late Show’ Host in 2015

Wow, that was quick — David Letterman already has a replacement for his spot on The Late Show, and he already has plenty of experience behind a desk of some sort, just maybe not in this fashion.

04/10/2014

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David Letterman Announces Plans To Retire In 2015

On “The Late Show,” Letterman has roasted politicians, actors, and other figures of our time, and regaling his many fans with his “Top 10 Lists.”

04/04/2014

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Lady Gaga Takes a Selfie with Bill Murray & David Letterman

Dressed in a studded black bikini, leather jacket, black platform shoes and blond bombshell wig, Lady Gaga arrived to make all of Bill Murray’s dreams come true.

04/03/2014

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Bill O’Reilly Is Still Talking About Beyoncé’s Sexiness

Beyoncé’s ears must be ringing.

03/17/2014

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This Week In Late Night TV: Kendrick Lamar, Blake Shelton & Imagine Dragons

It’s a tradition as old as the Johnny Carson show: Most nights, since 1966, bands big and small play on the national stage of late night television. Sometimes good things happen, sometimes bad things happen, but the […]

03/25/2013

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Selena Gomez Made Justin Bieber Cry, Confesses To Letterman

At first, it seems Selena Gomez and David Letterman might not have much in common, but the pair hit it off last night when they bonded over an unlikely cause– making Justin Bieber cry. Gomez […]

03/19/2013

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Macy Gray Covers Radiohead On Letterman

Last night Macy Gray took her new covers album to the Late Show with David Letterman to share her take on Radiohead’s “Creep” with the world.

05/09/2012

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9/11 Anniversary: A Look Back At The Return Of Letterman

I remember the days after September 11th, 2001.  Great sadness, agony, and fear.  Mixed in with that was anger.  Nobody wanted to laugh or be happy.  It was tough.  However, the president, and the mayor […]

09/10/2011

Lady Gaga And David Letterman Go At It

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Taio Cruz, My Chemical Romance, And The Script At BBC Radio 1-s Big Weekendview gallery The human life force known as [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] continued her all-out promotional blitz for the just […]

05/24/2011

Foo Fighters Perform “Everlong” For David Letterman–Unaired Video With Personal Intro

The [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Foo Fighters[/lastfm] spent a lot of time last night at the Ed Sullivan Theater. First they appeared as guests on Late Night With David Letterman, then they donned [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm]-esque black suits and […]

04/13/2011

Watch Tonight: Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers On Letterman

The confetti is still being cleaned and the hangovers are still being nursed, but tonight David Letterman has the one and only Aaron Rodgers, Super Bowl MVP on his show. This is the seventh straight […]

02/07/2011

Justin Bieber Returns To “Letterman,” Reads World’s Most Adorable Top 10

Bieber’s back!  Last night the pint size super star returned to The Late Show with David Letterman for the second time in a week. The Grammy nominee broke down the 10 Reasons It’s Fun To […]

02/05/2011

TV Replay: Justin Bieber On The Late Show With David Letterman

Grammy nominee [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman last night. He even dressed up with his tuxedo t-shirt. His movie “Never Say Never 3D” opens on February 11th, […]

02/01/2011

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