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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...

What John Oliver Really Hates About 'Last Week Tonight'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.05.2014 | Comedy

Having your own late night talk show seems like a sweet deal, but John Oliver revealed to David Letterman that that isn't always the case. The "La...

Louis CK Made 'Late Show' History

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

Who would have thought that the man who introduced us to the phrase "bag of dicks" would be the one to perfectly sum up our feelings about David Lette...

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 ...


The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.23.2014 | TV

No one told you "Friends" was gonna end this way (clap, clap, clap, clap). Earlier this week, Courteney Cox stopped by the "Late Show," and host Da...

What Do You Think About Colbert Replacing Letterman?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

CBS announced around noon on Thursday, April 10, that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on "The Late Show" when the latter retires in 2015,...

Talk Show Legend: Stephen Colbert Is 'Limited' By His Current Show

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Talk show icon Dick Cavett joins HuffPost Live to weigh in on how Stephen Colbert will perform as David Letterman's "Late Show" replacement....

Former CBS Exec: 'Late Show' Was Craig Ferguson's To Give Up

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dorian Hannaway is the former director of late night programming at CBS who had a hand in putting Craig Ferguson on the air. She joined HuffPost Live ...

Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman On Late Show

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.10.2014 | TV

Stephen Colbert has been chosen by CBS to take David Letterman's spot hosting the "Late Show." CBS released an official statement Thursday, April 1...

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Will Be Revealed On 'Kimmel Live'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media

Poor David Letterman. After touting last year that it had become a "tradition" for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover to be revealed on "Late Show,...

Louis C.K.'s Lost Movie Is Finally Coming Out

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy

The first movie Louis C.K. ever directed, a black-and-white comedy called "Tomorrow Night," has been sitting under his bed since 1998. This week, it f...

Emanuel on Letterman: Chicago Mayor "Best Job Ever'

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.10.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Hear Emanuel's response and his thoughts on gun control, Syria and running a president's staff -- plus a pretty good impression of his former boss, Bill Clinton -- in the video.

Late Night Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.29.2013 | Comedy

Bill Murray is stopping by David Letterman's show for the 20th anniversary of "Late Show" at CBS this evening. Why is this significant? Back in 1982, ...

WATCH: Steve Martin Takes The Long Way

Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy

Steve Martin was a guest on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Monday to promote his new album with Edie Brickell, and between his 30 Rock dressing roo...

Letterman Responds To 'Tonight Show' Shakeup

Posted 03.26.2013 | Comedy

David Letterman addressed the coming shakeup at 'The Tonight Show' on Monday night, saying that CBS might be wanting him to make some changes of his o...

WATCH: Letterman On Armstrong: 'Who Cares?'

Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy

Maybe it's because he knows all too well what it feels like to be in Oprah Winfrey's hot seat, but David Letterman is one of the few public figures to...

WATCH: Letterman Opens Up About Fighting Depression

Posted 12.20.2012 | Comedy

Despite the fact that he has been one of the most recognized celebrities for three decades, David Letterman rarely opens up about his personal life. C...

Letterman: 'I’ve Never Seen A Deer Worth 30 Rounds Of Ammo & An Automatic Rifle'

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy

David Letterman took a moment out of Monday night's "Late Show" to get serious with his audience about last week's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary s...

WATCH: Homer Simpsons Does Letterman's 'Top Ten'

Posted 11.09.2012 | Comedy

Two American comedy institutions came together Thursday night on "The Late Show" when Homer Simpson dropped by to read David Letterman's "Top Ten List...