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Missing My Time With Dave; the End of Letterman's Late Show

Barbara Gaines | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment
Barbara Gaines

When someone dies it's such a private time and yet so very public. That's how I'm feeling about the loss of my job. We didn't sit shiva only because CBS kicked us out so fast.

Hilarious Montage Highlights David Letterman's Best Moments With Kids

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents

On the final episode of the "Late Show With David Letterman" this week, the iconic television host shared a hilarious video montage of his best onscre...

Dick Cavett Explains How David Letterman Got Away With Insulting His Guests

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.20.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Late-night TV legend Dick Cavett joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to look back on the legacy of David Letterman and say goodbye to the subversive com...

Saying Hello (and Goodbye) to David Letterman

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Maureen Anderson

I'm saying goodbye to an old friend tonight. He doesn't know it, but that's okay. There will be millions of other people at the party, watching the last broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman.

David Letterman: TV's Greatest Host

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Alec Baldwin

After Johnny Carson left, it was difficult to imagine that someone fresh would appear on late night TV until David Letterman came along. Other shows and hosts had their moments. But Letterman seemed indefatigable and slightly nuts. Some of it didn't work. But most of it did.

A Goodbye After 20 Years of Directing Late Show With David Letterman

Jerry Foley | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jerry Foley

In the early evening of May 20 the words "used to be" will be grafted to the end of my name. I will be referred to as "the former director" of Late Show With David Letterman. Along with the name change, comes the surrender of an all-access pass to New York City.

Can We Say So Long, but Not Goodbye, to Dave?

Jamie Masada | Posted 05.19.2016 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

If I headed any network, I would never let a comedy treasure like him retire. David is still at the top of his game and has so much more to give. If he doesn't want to work nightly anymore, perhaps one of the networks can get him to do a few specials each year.

Celebrating Director Hal Gurnee As David Letterman Says Goodbye

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.18.2016 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Let's talk about Hal Gurnee, who directed David Letterman for many years. As one of the best directors Letterman ever had the pleasure of working with, here's a little something about how Gurnee got the late-night talk show off the ground each day.

David Letterman On What Age Had To Do With His 'Late Show' Exit

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

After announcing an end to his 33-year reign as the host of 'The Late Show' last year, David Letterman revealed that age had plenty to do with his dec...

Anderson Cooper Says All Joe Biden Does Is Watch 'Gilmore Girls,' Should've Gone To Paris

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.16.2015 | Media

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden just received some serious judgment from Anderson Cooper. The award-winning journalist was on ...

The 'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Officially Has An Air Date

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment

CBS has announced the "Late Show With Stephen Colbert" will debut on Sept. 8 from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. “The production offic...

Anna Kendrick Just Made This Kids Toy The New Shake Weight

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.17.2014 | Comedy

There's a long line of innocuous items out there that have all been besmirched by our dirty minds, and now it's time add one more to the list. On ...

Amy Sedaris And David Letterman Chat About The Dangers Of Getting A Second Pet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.25.2014 | Comedy

David Letterman is welcoming another dog into his home -- but that may not be good news. Amy Sedaris appeared on the "Late Show With David Letterma...

Think Beyoncé Should Have The Right To Vote? Then You're A Feminist, Says Aziz Ansari

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.07.2014 | Comedy

During his Oct. 6 appearance on the "Late Show," comedian Aziz Ansari gave members of David Letterman's audience a hilariously simple litmus test to h...

Tina Fey's Three-Year-Old Might Be Evil

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy

Who knew that working with Alec Baldwin would be the perfect crash course in dealing with a willful three-year-old? Tina Fey explains to David Letterm...

Colbert as Colbert? It Might Not Be So Bad

Bill Mann | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media
Bill Mann

The initial reports confirming that the Comedy Central host would be taking over David Letterman's show included a disheartening assurance from a CBS exec that Colbert would do The Late Show as himself, not as his bloviating,O'Reilly-esque character. "Terrible news," I thought initially. But two weeks later it seems that it might not be, for several reasons.

Challenge Accepted, Haters

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.25.2014 | TV

"How I Met Your Mother" finale haters, haaaave you met Neil Patrick Harris? Harris defended the show's finale on "Late Show," saying he was a "big ...

'I Would Never Go To CBS'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.17.2014 | TV

Well that's the end of that. After news broke that Chelsea Handler would be leaving her largely popular talk show on E! this year and having her n...

'Who Knows?'

Posted 04.07.2014 | TV

David Letterman announced his impending retirement from late night TV last week, and after having a brief moment of mourning, the conversation shifted...

Jay Leno Weighs In On David Letterman's Retirement

Posted 04.07.2014 | TV

What's next for Letterman after he retires from late night television? Maybe a stint on Broadway. Last week, David Letterman announced he'd be dim...

Stephen Colbert May Be CBS' Top Choice To Replace David Letterman

Posted 04.04.2014 | TV

Stephen Colbert may be CBS' top choice to replace David Letterman behind the "Late Show" desk, Mashable reports. According to the site's sources, C...

Postcard to David Letterman

Lee-En Chung | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Lee-En Chung

I could not wait to call someone to exclaim my biggest opportunity in my lifetime. I dialed long distance and reached my Dad in Florida: "Guess what? I'm going to build David Letterman's dressing room!"

David Letterman Announces His Retirement

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.03.2014 | TV

David Letterman is retiring in 2015 after 33 years as a late night host. Letterman announced the news during a taping of Thursday's episode of "Lat...

Well, Bill Murray Crossed That Off His Bucket List

Posted 04.03.2014 | Comedy

Bill Murray made a surprise stop by the "Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday, turning up at a couple of different points in the show to scrat...

Matt Damon: Philip Seymour Hoffman Was A 'Beautiful Person'

Posted 02.06.2014 | Celebrity

Matt Damon got emotional while talking about his friend, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, on "Late Show." Damon and Hoffman co-starred in "The Talente...