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David Letterman's Final 'Late Show' Brought In Huge Ratings

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

David Letterman signed off on Wednesday night with a major bang. The host's final "Late Show" episode not only featured a slew of big-name celebrities...

David Letterman's Last Show Could Make Anyone's Top 10 List

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

David Letterman welcomed Bill Murray as his final regularly scheduled guest on Tuesday, but it's clear the late night host saved the best for last. ...

Dying to Do Letterman: My Conversation With Steve Mazan

Donald Liebenson | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Donald Liebenson

The occasion of Letterman's final broadcast is an opportune time to recount one of the most triumphant moments during Dave's 33-year tenure, the "Late Show" debut of comedian Steve Mazan, who beat the professional (not to mention the health) odds to make come true his dream of performing on his hero's stage.

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...

Bill Murray Gets Baked For Final Letterman Appearance

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy

No one makes an entrance like Bill Murray -- and he made one of his messiest entrances ever for his final appearance on "The Late Show with David Lett...

Thanks to David Letterman, I Have a Wife, Job and Best Friend

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 05.11.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

Five words. Just five words: Revolutionary. Hilarious. Mischievous. Subversive. Anarchical. At age 14, I would have had no idea what four of those words meant, but looking back, that is surely why David Letterman's short lived 1980 morning show enthralled me.

Tina Fey Strips Down To Her Underwear For David Letterman

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment

It's almost time to say goodbye to David Letterman, but first it's time to say sayonara to Tina Fey's dress. In honor of Letterman's impending reti...

Will Ferrell Crashes David Letterman's Show As Harry Caray

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.06.2015 | Comedy

Will Ferrell broke out his Harry Caray impression to crash "The Late Show" earlier this week, and it's clear he hasn't lost any mustard on his heater....

David Letterman And Billy Eichner Confused A Lot Of New Yorkers

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.02.2015 | Comedy

"Two comedy legends coming through!" David Letterman and Billy Eichner hit the streets of New York recently to ask people what the "Late Show" host...

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 ...

Chris Rock Has Some Very Unexpected Haters

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.12.2014 | Comedy

The struggle is real, parents. He may be one of the most successful comedians around, but that still doesn't impress Chris Rock's kids. On Thursday...

These Are Stephen Colbert's Final Guests

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment

Goodbye, Nation. "The Colbert Report" has announced the guests for Stephen Colbert's last week of shows. Seth Rogen will appear on Monday, Dec. 15, Ke...

America's Biggest Challenge This Election Is Putting On Pants

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.04.2014 | Comedy

The biggest issue this election isn't ISIS, and it's not Ebola. It's pants. Stephen Colbert reminded everyone on Monday that he'll have a live elec...

Sarah Paulson Explains Why Two Heads Are Not Better Than One

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

Whoever said two heads are better than one was clearly not an actor. Sarah Paulson revealed to David Letterman that playing a two-headed woman on "...

David Letterman And Bill O'Reilly Have More In Common Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.02.2014 | Comedy

Did Hell just freeze over? Bill O'Reilly and David Letterman have definitely had their differences in the past, so, when the two took a compatibili...

This Is Why You Will Never Like Soccer

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.01.2014 | Comedy

If you've ever wondered why the U.K. is so into soccer, you're not alone. When John Oliver stopped by "Late Show" on Tuesday, David Letterman had t...

Seinfeld Knows An Easy Trick To Get Through Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.26.2014 | Comedy

A lot of people nowadays have bucket lists, but Jerry Seinfeld has discovered how to make yours even better. The comedian turned 60 this year and b...

After This, You'll Never Look At Seafood The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy

Jim Gaffigan has already gone on a lengthy rant about kale, but there's a whole category of food the comedian may hate even more. On Wednesday's "L...

Stephen Colbert Frightened Everyone While Filming 'The Hobbit'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.04.2014 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert is the one fan to rule them all. While on "Late Night," Colbert told host Seth Meyers that he is the ultimate "Lord of the Rings" f...

Letterman Remembers His Friend Of 38 Years In Touching Tribute

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy

There have been many moving Robin Williams tributes recently, but this one definitely sets itself apart. In his first show back from break, David L...

The 'Seinfeld' Reunion You Forgot About

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment

Yada, yada, yada, this is how you celebrate an anniversary. Back in 2000, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld had a mini "Seinfeld" reunion when...

Jason Segel Settles The Greatest Debate Of Our Time

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.17.2014 | Comedy

The great debate continues ... Back in 2011, Jason Segel innocently tweeted about liking sandwiches more than burritos, and then all hell broke los...

Watch David Letterman Walk Out On Joan Rivers

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy

Joan Rivers has once again proved she's a queen of comedy ... and of awkward interviews. The comedian made headlines recently when she told CNN rep...

The Secrets To Keeping Letterman's Top 10 List Funny

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Late-night comedy writer Joe Toplyn was on David Letterman's writing staff when the famous Top 10 list was born, and he shared stories from the start ...

Jimmy Fallon Will Need 'Big Guns' To Compete With Stephen Colbert

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.30.2014 | Comedy

After working as head writer for both Jay Leno and David Letterman, Joe Topyln is a seasoned veteran in the late-night comedy game. So how would he ad...