Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

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Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Nick Ashford
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 Himself - Host / ... (2,810 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Himself - Musical Director / ... (2,799 episodes, 1993-2015)
Alan Kalter ...
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David Letterman's comedic talk-show after moving to a new television network. He retains largely the same format as the previous 'Late Night with David Letterman.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Tom Arnold is the first guest host to fill in for David Letterman due to a non-illness related absence. See more »

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David Letterman: [introduction to Stupid Pet Tricks and Stupid Human Tricks] This is only an exhibition. This is not a competition. Please, no wagering.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Two Dozen and One Greyhounds (1995) See more »

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WOW, The best talk-show EVER ~!
7 June 2001 | by (Dallas,TX) – See all my reviews

David Letterman is a smart and insanely funny man. He's brought us this amazing show that has about a thousand unforgettable moments and a mouth-full of witty remarks. The thing I love about his show the most is that it has such an unpredictable-feel to it, its much much better than Leno, and any other talk-show I've seen. Letterman is great at being a talk-show host, its like he was born to do it. I also love Paul Shaffer, he is an awesome music director and a lot funnier than any other music director i have ever seen! I hope this show keeps going forever!! I LOVE IT I LOVE IT I LOVE IT ~!!


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