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Stephen Colbert impresses on his Late Show debut

Stephen Colbert impresses on his Late Show debut

Stephen Colbert took over as host of The Late Show on Tuesday night, and he hit the ground running. The new look titles look incredible: The newly-renovated Ed Sullivan Theater looks stunning inside with the original roof restored to its former glory, complete with digital projections of – amongst other things – Stephen Colbert’s face: Although the new digital backdrops behind the desk and to the side are incredible I do miss the old New York skyline and models from…

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Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show after 16 years

Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show after 16 years

Jon Stewart bowed out of The Daily Show this week – his final show aired on Thursday (6th August). Stewart has been the host of The Daily Show since 1999 where he replaced Craig Kilborn. His successor is South African comedian Trevor Noah who begins his tenure on Monday 28th September. When Jon took over the programme from Kilborn he made it his own and developed the show into something totally different to what Kilborn was offering before him. The…

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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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Thanks for the memories, Dave

Thanks for the memories, Dave

The final episode of the Late Show With David Letterman aired on CBS last night. After 33 years on late night TV spanned across NBC and CBS, David Letterman took a bow and made his exit. The days and weeks leading up to this finale have been filled with incredible guests, unforgettable moments and retrospective looks at various moments over the years. Over the last couple of weeks alone we’ve had the likes of: Howard Stern & Don Rickles President…

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Jimmy Kimmel’s tearful farewell to David Letterman

Jimmy Kimmel’s tearful farewell to David Letterman

Jimmy Kimmel has paid tribute to David Letterman who retires from the Late Show after tonight’s broadcast. The host of Jimmy Kimmel Live spoke about how much of an impact Letterman had on his life and career. Watch his speech below: