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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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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Episodes from Monday through Thursday are taped at 5:30 p.m. on their respective days. Friday episodes are taped at 8:30 p.m. on the preceding Thursday. See more »

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[David is working at McDonald's]
Customer: Can I have two Whoppers, please
David Letterman: We're all out of Whopples.
Customer: No. Whoppers, Whoppers.
David Letterman: We got no Whoppers. You kids quit screwin' around. We got no Whoppers here. Don't make me come out there.
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Referenced in Beavis and Butt-Head: Late Night with Butt-head (1994) See more »

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Letterman is king of Late Night.
29 May 2003 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

David Letterman is the king of Late Night TV. On the air now for 21 years, apporching 10 years as host of the "Late Show" on CBS. Leno is no match to Letterman, nor is Jimmy Kimmel on ABC. I feel like the "Late Show" has more class then other late night talk shows, though you might think not it at times. When Dave retires he will leave BIG shoes to fill.


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