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>
From New York, the Greatest City in the World.
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NBC claimed "intellectual property rights" on many of Letterman's famous running gags and characters from his original show. As a result, the character of "Larry Bud Melman" was retired (though the actor remained with the show and appeared under his real name), and such traditions as "Viewer Mail", "Stupid Pet Tricks", and the "Top 10 List" were simply renamed. This controversy was the subject of much ridicule during the 1993-94 TV season, mostly from Letterman himself. See more
Himself - Bandleader
[after he and David play around with air raid sirens, impersonating a broadcast announcer
This is a test. This is only a test. If this is an actual emergency, flip over to Leno.
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