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Late Night TV - The Middle-Aged White Guy Club

Steven Colbert was the formula choice to replace David Letterman as host of “The Late Show” on CBS. Don’t get me wrong.  I love Steven Colbert.   322 more words


Boers: Remembering Letterman's Late Night Run

By Terry Boers-

(CBS) For the last 20 years or so, the vast majority of my weeknights have ended exactly the same way — watching the Late Show with David Letterman. 978 more words


'Shucks' (not pejorative) Back Sunday: All The Fun, Twice The Price, Or Leaving...

Thought I’d throw this back out, before I delete it and since I ‘swerved onto it’ and it made me laugh

And… ya know… Rambling is… 1,077 more words


Johnny Carson: King Of Late Night

Johnny Carson was one of the most beloved television hosts of his time. He served as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson for thirty years and during his career, he won six Emmy Awards, the Governor’s Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award.  398 more words



David Letterman last week announced his last year on late night guest and comedy driven television.  Dave is probably one of the MOST original and BIGGEST risktakers of any late night host.  243 more words

David Letterman set the template for late-night talk

David Letterman, the man who created a new template for late-night TV talk shows has not lost his power to surprise. He’s the longest currently serving late-night talk-show host on U.S. 747 more words


1982: Letterman's First Show With Bill Murray (And Madonna's F-Bombs)

He’d filled in for Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show many times, and then NBC invented a new show for him. Check out this interview with Bill Murray from the very first “Late Night With David Letterman,” February 1, 1982. 117 more words