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10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Amy Schumer teams with ‘Bridesmaids’ director

22 May 2015 11:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Amy Schumer partnered with Judd Apatow for this summer’s “Trainwreck,” and now she’s set to team with another big name in comedy for another feature film: She’s making a movie to be directed by Paul Feig, who helmed “Bridesmaids” and this summer’s “Spy.” The new film will be an action-comedy akin to Feig’s “The Heat” and will follow a mother and daughter trapped in a vacation gone wrong, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Schumer will star in the movie and co-write the script alongside with her sister, Kim Caramele. Schumer has been making waves in Hollywood lately with her Comedy Central sketch comedy series and with a hosting duties at the MTV Movie Awards. Time magazine gave her a place on its “100 Most Influential People” list this year.  Many of her sketches have struck a refreshing chord with female viewers, especially last month’s “Girl, »

- Emily Rome

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Here Lies the Set of the Late Show With David Letterman, Just Peek Over the Edge of This Dumpster

22 May 2015 3:11 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

So much for the Smithsonian. What used to be the set of the Late Show With David Letterman ended up in an unceremonious final resting place—a massive dumpster set up outside the Ed Sullivan Theatre. David Letterman bid farewell to late night on Wednesday night and, after a two-pronged after-party at the Museum of Modern Art and a nearby Irish pub, Late Show staffers were due back Thursday morning at 8 a.m. to clean out their offices. Within hours, the entire set had been dismantled and the now-unnecessary wood and other materials were chucked into the bin. Even the gutted theater looked as if it had been hacked to pieces! "Show Business. They don't waste much time," executive »

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Is The Flash's Ronnie Doomed? Which Superhero Finale Was Best? Hypocrisy on Bachelorette? And More TV Qs

22 May 2015 10:48 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Mad Men, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Supernatural and Chicago P.D.!

1 | Were you half expecting a General Hospital character to reference the ABC News break-in that interrupted last Friday’s episode, to underscore the “live”-ness of it all?

RelatedRenewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled?

2 | Outlander fans: How much are you dreading the epic droughtlander that awaits after the May 30 season finale? And had any fans of the book envisioned MacRannoch’s home »

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David Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ Set Tossed In Dumpster Day After Last Show

22 May 2015 10:20 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

David Letterman hadn’t been out of The Late Show‘s studio in New York City 24 hours when crews were spotted tossing set pieces into a dumpster. David Letterman Set Gets Trashed On Wednesday night, Letterman took to his desk atop The Late Show studio stage for the last time following a 33-year-run. Letterman’s farewell show included […]

The post David Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ Set Tossed In Dumpster Day After Last Show appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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Letterman Fan Details Every Frame in Final Show Montage

22 May 2015 7:44 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Late Show With David Letterman wrapped up Wednesday night with a genius finale and an incredible rapid-fire highlight reel soundtracked by the Foo Fighters' "Everlong." Letterman's 33-year late-night tenure was presented in a blink-and-you'll-miss-it fashion, with many fans overlooking must-see moments while wiping away tears.

Thankfully, one Letterman superfan on Facebook has painstakingly broken down the five-plus minute montage into 537 individual frames, with many of the photos sporting details of when and why each image was spotlighted.

Adam Nedeff is responsible for taking that final greatest hits barrage and »

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Netflix Teases 'A Very Murray Christmas' With Bill Murray and These Dozen Stars

22 May 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

'Tis the season to mark your calendars and begin the seven-month wait for Bill Murray's new Christmas special!

Murray is really having a moment this week -- which is something we hope we can say every week for at least a few more decades. He just popped out of a cake as David Letterman's final guest, then returned for "The Late Show's" last top 10 list. Now he's the star of "A Very Murray Christmas" holiday special. Netflix just teased the event in a brief video, with this tweet mentioning just two of the stars:

Bill Murray, George Clooney, @MileyCyrus & many, many more wish you A Very #MurrayChristmas this holiday season. https://t.co/ZsiBA8ZTV7

- Netflix Us (@netflix) May 22, 2015

According to Rolling Stone, Sofia Coppola is directing and co-writing the special, which makes this a reunion for the "Lost in Translation" team. The special, which will »

- Gina Carbone

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‘Late Show’ Moving Day: What Happens To Iconic David Letterman Set?

21 May 2015 4:12 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Hours after Late Show With David Letterman had its final airing, a demolition crew was hard at work taking down the set of the late-night staple. Pieces of the set, featuring New York skyline and landmarks, were hauled away. Some larger items, like the replica of the Brooklyn Bridge, and what appeared to be the desks of Letterman and long-time friend and band leader Paul Shaffer, were seen being loaded on trucks, while other pieces were discarded in dumpsters where some… »

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Watch The Last Episode of The Late Show With David Letterman

21 May 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Wednesday May 20 ended the three decadeplus television career of David Letterman. The guy is a legend, with a resume of comedy milestones that’s second to none. So how did he go about putting on his last Late Show ever? With a lot of celebrities, humor and heart. Below, you can watch the last David Letterman […]

The post Watch The Last Episode of The Late Show With David Letterman appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Last Night on Late Night, 5/20/15: Dave retires

21 May 2015 2:48 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Real comedy still happens on late night, we can prove it. If you like Conan comedy gold, Fallon friendliness, cutesy Corden, list-making Letterman, kneedy Kimmel, and all the rest, I hope you’ll enjoy this column too.

Last night was David Letterman’s last time ever hosting a late night program. Other late night hosts gave thanks, and Dave looked back at some favorite memories, with music by the Foo Fighters. If you can gauge which other hosts/networks like Dave the most based on who begged the audience to switch over to CBS, it’s Kimmel and Conan. Kimmel didn’t even air a live show last night, and Conan got Patton Oswalt to make enough references to Halloween 3 and The Andromeda Strain that everyone was forced to tune out.

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Dave’s final entrance. Dave wishes Stephen Colbert all the best. The show will be in excellent hands. »

- Max Wood

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Inside David Letterman's Late Show Finale Party: Stars, Foo Fighters, Tears (Not Dave's) and an Early Wakeup Call!

21 May 2015 1:59 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

David Letterman's send-off carried on everlong into the night! After the Foo Fighters capped off the final episode of the Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday with "Everlong," a tune very near and dear to the outgoing host's heart, the party continued into the night. The Late Show staff, Dave Grohl and his bandmates and a bunch of the celebrities who appeared on the show to read the last-ever Top Ten list, including Jim Carrey, Tina Fey and Steve Martin, all trooped over to the nearby Museum of Modern Art to fete Letterman—who looked as if he raided pal Bill Murray's closet before leaving the Ed Sullivan Theatre. Of course, the baggy striped pants, yellow Foo Fighters »

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Do You Remember the First Time These Stars Did the Late Show With David Letterman?

21 May 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

The final episode of Late Show With David Letterman aired Wednesday night. Throughout David's esteemed 33 years on late-night television, he has seen numerous guests and musical acts. It is amazing to see some of today's stars appear on his show when they were in the early stages of their careers, from a baby-faced Justin Bieber to teenage Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio. »

- Becca-Frucht

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News Nuggets: Is 'Grace and Frankie' the exception that breaks the new Emmy rules?

21 May 2015 12:44 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Ben Travers asks if the new Netflix show "Grace and Frankie" will be the "exception" that breaks the new Emmy rules. Even though the freshman program completely complies with the new rule that any 30-minute show must contend as a comedy series, the actual program offers an equal mix of comedy and drama (maybe more of the latter). The second-year Netflix series "Orange is the New Black" was forced to change sides from comedy to drama because it is a one-hour show. He says the program starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin "isn't afraid to make its audience feel the gravity of the situations presented." Indiewire -Break- David Letterman draws the biggest ratings since 1994 for his "Late Show with David Letterman" finale on Wednesday. His last show in a 33-year late night run brought in 13.8 million viewers, his largest audience since a post-Winter Olympics show on February 25, 1994. The episode featured a performance by Foo Fi. »

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David Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ Finale Scores Biggest Audience in 21 Years

21 May 2015 10:26 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

David Letterman’s “Late Show” swan song on Wednesday drew a big audience, amassing its highest viewership since February 1994. The finale averaged 13.76 million total viewers overall, its largest audience since the Feb. 25, 1994 episode when it benefited from CBS’s Winter Olympics coverage as a lead-in. In the key 25-54 news demo, “Late Show With David Letterman” scored a 4.1 demo, while in the 18-49 demographic most important to advertisers, Letterman’s final episode posted a 3.1. Both of those numbers represent the best performance for “Late Show” since Dec. 1, 2005, when he welcomed Oprah Winfrey to the stage. Also Read: »

- Tim Kenneally

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9 Things You Definitely Didn't Know About David Letterman

21 May 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

David Letterman's final Late Show With David Letterman was Wednesday night, and loads of famous guests and other late-night hosts have been saying goodbye. Letterman has been on the air for an astonishing 33 years, and though you might think you know a lot about the beloved host, there are probably a few things you don't. For instance, did you know he used to be a weatherman? Or the one hosting gig he was blasted for? Here are nine things you definitely didn't know about Letterman. »

- Shannon-Vestal

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Find Out What David Letterman Had to Say in His Final Goodbye

21 May 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

After over 6,000 shows, Late Show With David Letterman is over for good. His final show was chock-full of fantastic things, including a performance from Foo Fighters, a star-studded Top 10 List, and an appearance from President Obama. The tenured host took some time out to thank everyone who has ever helped him in his career with a final goodbye and goodnight message. Warning: if you've been a loyal fan of Letterman's over the past several decades, this might hit you right in the gut. Watch below. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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In His Final Bow, Letterman Reminds Us of Late Night’s Illusion of Intimacy

21 May 2015 8:51 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

To the end, Letterman was Letterman. Throughout the final broadcast of The Late Show, David Letterman commemorated 33 years of subverting late-night talk-show traditions by pushing against sentimentality. In the run-up to his grand finale, the host had been his usual self, uncomfortable with messy displays of emotion, exaggerated and sincere. He accepted compliments and testimonials from the likes of Julia Roberts, Bill Murray, Tom Hanks, and longtime regular Rupert Jee (of the Hello Deli), and standing ovations from his studio audience graciously but impatiently, even cautioning that if there was too much of that sort of thing, we'd all live to regret it. "See what happens?" he told the audience at last night's taping, which greeted his introduction with an extended standing O. "We don't have time for the giving-gifts-to-the-audience segment."The broadcast opened with a clip of President Gerald Ford at his 1975 inauguration declaring, "Our long national nightmare »

- Matt Zoller Seitz

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Letterman Finale Ratings: Show’s Fourth Largest Audience Ever (13.8 Million)

21 May 2015 7:44 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Update: In preliminary national estimates, the final broadcast of “The Late Show with David Letterman” drew 13.76 million viewers for the show’s largest audience since February 1994. Only two post-Olympics episodes that month (during the Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding saga) and the show’s August 2003 premiere (15.205 million) drew larger audiences.

In adults 18-49, the show’s 3.1 rating is the highest since the night in December 2005 that Oprah Winfrey appeared.

By comparison, Jay Leno’s (second) exit from “The Tonight Show” in February 2014 averaged 14.64 million viewers and a 3.8 rating in the demo.

 

Millions of fans who enjoyed the latenight antics of David Letterman over the years returned Wednesday night as the iconic host signed off following a 33-year run.

Nielsen won’t issue total-viewer estimates until later today, but early indications are that the show drew its largest audience in more than nine years. In Nielsen’s metered-market overnights, Wednesday’s »

- Rick Kissell

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Letterman's Late Show Finale Bests Primetime With 21-Year Audience High

21 May 2015 7:21 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The much ballyhooed series finale of Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday night/Thursday morning delivered its largest audience — 13.8 million total viewers — in 21 years, since its Feb. 25, 1994 outing (which led out of Winter Olympics coverage).

In the 18-49 demo, Late Show scored a 3.1, its best rating since Dec. 1, 2005, which featured the end of Dave’s 16-year “feud” with Oprah Winfrey.

PhotosDavid Letterman’s Final Late Show: A Star-Studded Top 10, the Foo Fighters’ Farewell and More Key Moments

Letterman’s Late Show sendoff thus outdrew and outrated every Wednesday primetime broadcast, and on the final night of May sweeps »

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David Letterman Gets A ‘Late Show’ Sendoff From 5 U.S. Presidents: ‘Our Long National Nightmare Is Over!’

21 May 2015 7:11 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

David Letterman received a farewell message from five U.S. presidents during his final The Late Show on Wednesday night. Presidents Say Goodbye To Letterman: ‘Our Long National Nightmare Is Over!’ Kicking off the goodbyes was 38th President of the United Stated Gerald Ford from archival footage in which he says, “Our long national nightmare is over.” Though […]

The post David Letterman Gets A ‘Late Show’ Sendoff From 5 U.S. Presidents: ‘Our Long National Nightmare Is Over!’ appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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David Letterman’s Final Top 10: Hands Off Last ‘Late Show’ Top 10 To Celeb Roster

21 May 2015 7:05 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

David Letterman called on 10 of his most frequent The Late Show guests to deliver his final Top 10 list. Letterman’s Final Top 10 Letterman announced that his final Top 10 would be the “Top 10 things I’ve always wanted to say to Dave,” and that they’d be read off by famous faces who’ve often appeared […]

The post David Letterman’s Final Top 10: Hands Off Last ‘Late Show’ Top 10 To Celeb Roster appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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