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Craig Ferguson to leave the Late Late Show in December

Craig Ferguson to leave the Late Late Show in December

Craig Ferguson has announced he will be leaving the Late Late Show on CBS at the end of this year. He’s been host of the Late Late Show since 2005. The Scottish-born host has been a huge success with US audiences, and has won critical acclaim with several awards – including the prestigious Peabody Award in 2009 – and a nomination for an Emmy Award in 2006. Ferguson made the announcement during a taping of the Late Late Show (the…

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Letterman and Ferguson renew CBS deals

Letterman and Ferguson renew CBS deals

David Letterman has renewed his contract with CBS to become the longest-serving late night talk show host in television history. He will surpass his idol Johnny Cason’s record of 30 years in late night. Craig Ferguson has also inked a new two-year deal. The new contract extensions mean Letterman and Ferguson will set stay with CBS through 2014 with the Late Show With David Letterman and the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson respectively. As part the new deal the…

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Craig Ferguson brings Late Late to Scotland

Craig Ferguson brings Late Late to Scotland

We previously reported back in January about Craig Ferguson possibly returning to his Scottish homeland to host some special editions of his CBS talk show the Late Late Show. Sure enough CBS have now confirmed the Late Late Show will be filming a week of episodes from Scotland. Craig Ferguson was spotted out in his native Cumbernauld this week by the local press. Cumbernauld News reports “The News and Chronicle managed to snap Mr Ferguson with a film crew at…

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Craig Ferguson “nearing a new deal” to stay at CBS

Craig Ferguson “nearing a new deal” to stay at CBS

Craig Ferguson looks set to renew his CBS contract to stay with the network through to 2014 according to The Hollywood Reporter. They suggest he’s “very likely staying put at CBS” with the Late Late Show and, as part of the deal, the show will “move to a bigger stage at CBS’ TV City” according to their source. Both the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson and the Late Show With David Letterman which precedes it are owned by Letterman’s…

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Craig Ferguson bringing Late Late to Scotland

Craig Ferguson bringing Late Late to Scotland

Craig Ferguson is reportedly “in talks” to bring his popular late night CBS talk show the Late Late Show to Scotland for a week later this year. According to The Daily Record “he has told friends he’s keen to return to Scotland in March and record a week’s worth of material at the place where it all began. He has enlisted the help of Fringe comedy impresario Karen Koren and contacted Tommy Sheppard at The Stand Comedy Club about appearing…

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David Letterman and Craig Ferguson terrorist threats

David Letterman and Craig Ferguson terrorist threats

Terrorist threats have been made to David Letterman and Craig Ferguson over the past week. David Letterman was threatened by radical Islamists for a joke he made on the Late Show. The Washington Times reports “David Letterman had a fatwa issued against him by jihadists for having the nerve to make a joke about a jihadist. The edict required that as a Jew, his tongue should be cut out for speaking blasphemy. Mr. Letterman is not Jewish, but Radical Islamists…

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