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David Letterman wins at the Television Critics Awards

David Letterman wins at the Television Critics Awards

David Letterman was honoured with the Heritage Award at this year’s Television Critics Awards on Saturday night. The Heritage Award honoured his work on both of his late night shows. Letterman was famous for disliking media events so didn’t attend the ceremony to collect the award himself, but sent a brief video message joking “I wanted to be with you, but today is the day I eat glass. If it were anything else…”. Late Show Executive Producer Barbara Gaines collected…

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David Letterman at Martin Short and Steve Martin’s stage show

David Letterman at Martin Short and Steve Martin’s stage show

David Letterman made a surprise appearance at Martin Short and Steve Martin’s stage show on Friday night in San Antonio. The former Late Show host came out during their A Very Stupid Conversation show on Friday to chat and to deliver a very special Top Ten list about Donald Trump, saying he had no regrets about retiring from the Late Show until Donald Trump announced he was running as a candidate in the upcoming US elections. He said “every suit…

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Fans choose their favourite David Letterman moments

Fans choose their favourite David Letterman moments

Just before the Late Show With David Letterman ended its run, the CBS website started up a poll for fans to pick their favourite David Letterman moments. Fans have chosen their top ten favourite moments from the options on offer and the results are now available on the CBS website – click here.

David Letterman at Indy 500 last weekend

David Letterman at Indy 500 last weekend

David Letterman visited the Indy 500 race at the weekend to support his team Rahal Letterman Lanigan. Whilst he was there, as you can imagine, there were quite a few people trying to get interviews with him following his retirement from the Late Show last week:

David Letterman draws in the viewers for final Late Show

David Letterman draws in the viewers for final Late Show

13.76 million people in the US watched the Late Show With David Letterman finale on Wednesday night, according to Nielsen’s reports. This is the largest audience for the Late Show since the 25th February 1994 when the show enjoyed a Winter Olympics lead-in on CBS, and the finale was the 4th most-watched Late Show in history. Unusually the Late Show also beat all primetime shows in the ratings for that evening as well, which is no mean feat. The finale…

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Conan O’Brien and James Corden pay tribute to David Letterman

Conan O’Brien and James Corden pay tribute to David Letterman

We previously reported on the heartfelt tributes by Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon to David Letterman on their respective shows before the Late Show finale aired. Since then more tributes have emerged from other late night hosts. Conan O’Brien: Conan said thanks to Dave on his show and urged people to switch over to Letterman’s last show at 11.35pm during his 11pm programme on Wednesday night: It’s not too often you see someone wanting to give away their viewers to…

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