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Watch: David Letterman's Great 10-Minute Tribute to Robin Williams

9 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

When we wrote about the passing of Robin Williams last week, one of the things we touched on was just how incredible the comedic star was as a guest on late-night talk shows. Williams was always at his most hilariously unpredictable when he strolled onto a late-night stage, with his appearances (almost 50!) on The Late Show with David Letterman ranking among our personal favorites. The Late Show was off last week, and so host David Letterman returned on Monday to say a few words about a guy he was friends with for 38 years. Letterman's tribute lasted a little more than 10 minutes, and included some great stories about first meeting Williams at the Comedy Store when they were both just starting out. There's a tale about a Mork & Mindy cameo Letterman shouldn't have...

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Watch: David Letterman's Lovely 10-Minute Tribute to Robin Williams

16 hours ago | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Late night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien have already paid tribute to the late comedian Robin Williams, a man who was an inspiration to them both, making his mark as the best late night talk show guest ever. Now the more seasoned David Letterman has stepped up, taking a week to gather his thoughts, with an extended tribute from "The Late Show" on CBS the program that he will be leaving behind at the end of the year. It's a heartfelt tribute from a man who is a comedy legend in his own right, and spent some wild and wacky time with Williams at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City over the years. Watch! Here's David Letterman paying tribute to Robin Williams from "The Late Show" on CBS: It's crazy to think about a time decades ago when Letterman and Williams were just up-and-coming comedians, both struggling to make it. »

- Ethan Anderton

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David Letterman Remembers Longtime Friend Robin Williams

20 hours ago | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

David Letterman just gave the most touching tribute to Robin Williams. The late night host addressed the death of his longtime friend on Monday, and shared some sweet stories about the two comedians when they were first getting started in showbiz. See what Letterman said about his 38-year friendship with the "Hook" star in the video above. David and his crew threw together a touching montage of all of Williams' appearances on "The Late Show," and revealed how Robin helped David in Hollywood. News: Ben Stiller on Robin Williams' Death"I met him at the Comedy Store [in Los Angeles]. He and I were kids, we wanted to make people laugh," Letterman explained. ""In those days we were working for free drinks. It wasn't until I started the NBC version of this show, it wasn't until then that I sort of got to really know Robin Williams. He would come on to promote movies, »

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David Letterman Remembers His Friend of 38 Years, Robin Williams

21 hours ago | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The Late Show was off last week, when the news came out that Robin Williams died. So last night, Letterman spent over ten minutes talking about his 38-year friendship with Williams. This included stories about being blown away the first time he saw Williams perform and Williams's nearly 50 appearances on a Letterman late-night show. It ends with an expectedly great compilation of Williams's best Late Show moments. »

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David Letterman Remembers Robin Williams (Video)

22 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The Late Show was on a break last week when Robin Williams died at age 63, so David Letterman didn't get a chance to remember his friend until this week. Fortunately, he made up for lost time, putting together an extended tribute to their 38-year friendship. Photos: Tributes: The Stars We've LostLetterman, 67, recalled how the pair met at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood - Letterman said he stuck around one night to catch the very first set Williams ever did at the club, to "make fun of the new guy." But as Letterman says, if he and the other comics »

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David Letterman Honors Robin Williams With Moving 10-Minute Tribute on The Late Show—Watch!

22 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

David Letterman gave a heartfelt tribute to Robin Williams Monday. The Late Show did not tape any new episodes in the days after the 63-year-old actor committed suicide, so Letterman assembled a touching 10-minute package that featured memorable clips from Williams' appearances on the program. The host also said he'd been friends with the Birdcage star for 38 years. "Many things come to mind in a situation like this, and of course, more questions are raised than can possibly be answered," Letterman said. He then recalled meeting Williams at The Comedy Store in L.A., saying, "In those days, we were working for free drinks—some were working for more free drinks than others! What you would do »

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Best of Late Night TV: Bruce Willis's Corn Eating, Tiger Woods Plays 'Facebreakers' (Video)

19 August 2014 12:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Bruce Willis was probably on the "Late Show with David Letterman" to promote a movie like "Sin City," but he spent most of the Monday, August 18 show being a goofball. At one point, he showed Dave his hands-free corn-eating system, which is pretty flawed, as you can see when corn starts falling all over him. It's a little bit gross, but also pretty funny, especially when Dave goes in for his own bite. It looks like they're making out, but they're just jointly eating hands-free corn. Nothing odd about that! It gets even weirder when Bruce puts on his hat to illustrate how to get the butter on the corn. »

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David Letterman Honors Robin Williams With Moving Tribute

18 August 2014 9:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

David Letterman used Monday's The Late Show to pay tribute to Robin Williams. Letterman showed clips from Williams' appearances on his show, saying he'd been friends with Williams for 38 years. Among the clips The Late Show trotted out: a young Letterman's cameo on Mork & Mindy. "What I will add here is that, beyond being a very talented man and a good friend and a gentleman, I am sorry I, like everybody else, had no idea that the man was in pain and the man was suffering," Letterman said. Letterman's show was on break last week when Williams

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Norm MacDonald Remembers Meeting Robin Williams As A Young Comic -- See His Sweet Story

12 August 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Norm MacDonald has always been a huge fan of Robin Williams. The comedian shared a super sweet story about his first encounter with the "Hook" star when MacDonald was just getting started in the industry. "Hook" Star Dante Basco Pens Heartfelt Letter in Memory of Robin Williams.Norm and Robin were both slated to appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman," back when Robin was already a household-name and the "Saturday Night Live" alum was still doing stand-up.Fans Remember Robin Williams At Iconic Film & TV Sets. See the "Billy Madison" star's endearing story about the comedic legend below: I was a punk kid from rural Ontario and I was in my dressing room, terrified. #RIPRobinWilliams — Norm Macdonald (@normmacdonald) August 12, 2014 Click here to see more Hollywood reactions to the "Mrs. Doubtfire" star's tragic passing. Read more »

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Watch 6 hilarious Robin Williams chat show appearances

12 August 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Chat shows can sometimes be snoozy watches, celebs going through the motions giving their latest album/TV show/film the hard sell. This was never the case when it came to Robin Williams, who brought his crackerjack comic energy to the talk show circuit to entertain millions of TV viewers.

Robin Williams: 10 incredible roles, from Aladdin to Good Will Hunting

Conan O'Brien pays tribute to Robin Williams during show taping

Digital Spy takes a look at 6 of his best chat show guest spots below:

The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson - October, 1981

At the height of his TV fame on Mork & Mindy, Williams made his debut next to Johnny Carson and immediately had the audience in his grasp.

"I suffer from severe dyslexia... I was the only child on my block at Halloween to go Trick or Trout," he quipped. "'Here comes that young Williams boy again, better get some fish'. »

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Conan O'Brien Salutes Robin Williams (Video)

11 August 2014 9:16 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Conan O'Brien paid tribute to Robin Williams after learning of his death during Monday's taping of “Conan.” NBC's “The Tonight Show” began taping Monday before news of Williams’ death broke, and CBS's “The Late Show With David Letterman” and ABC's “Jimmy Kimmel Live” aired reruns. That left O'Brien to honor Williams, who died at 63 of an apparent suicide. Also read: Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dead at 63 of Suicide “This is unusual and upsetting, but we got some news during the show that Robin Williams has passed away,” O'Brien told his audience, apologizing to anyone hearing the news from him. “This. »

- Tim Molloy

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Late Night Ratings Watch: Letterman Remains Solidly in 3rd Place

7 August 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Mediaite - TV | See recent Mediaite - TV news »

For the second summer week in a row last week, all three late night hosts aired new episodes. And for the second week in row, CBS' Late Show with David Letterman remained solidly in third place in the ratings, both in total viewers and in the 18-49 demo. NBC's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon held onto its top spot, averaging 1 million+ viewers more than either David Letterman or ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! »

- Matt Wilstein

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ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Rises in July, Routs Letterman in Demo

7 August 2014 11:25 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC’s Jimmy Fallon remains the dominant latenight talkshow, but that hasn’t keep ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel from notching some ratings achievements of his own. And both seem to be gaining at the expense of CBS’ David Letterman, who has lost whatever momentum he had after announcing his 2015 retirement.

For the July sweep, despite facing a stronger Fallon, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” posted gains over last year in both adults 18-49 (up 10% to 729,000) and total viewers (up 12% to 2.293 million). This is the third straight year that the ABC show has posted July growth in both categories.

It’s not surprising that Kimmel has gained total viewers vs. last year, as some of the older fans of Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show” on NBC have drifted over to either Kimmel or Letterman. But the gains in 18-49 are a good sign that’s he’s connecting with more viewers in his target demo. »

- Rick Kissell

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Who Is James Corden? 5 Things to Know About Craig Ferguson's Reported Late Late Show Replacement

5 August 2014 1:26 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

James Corden might just be your new Late Late Show host. The Into the Woods actor will take over hosting duties from Craig Ferguson on the CBS late night series, according to The Wrap. The Hollywood Reporter also indicates Corden is in talks to take over the series. Ferguson, who has been hosting the series since 2005, announced his exit in April 2014, just days after it was announced that Stephen Colbert would take over The Late Show when David Letterman retires. At the time of his announcement, Ferguson stressed it wasn't a Conan O'Brien-Jay Leno or Letterman-Leno situation that previously transpired as late night shows changed hands. "I'll be stepping down at the end of this year in December," »

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James Corden to Replace Craig Ferguson as The Late Late Show Host

5 August 2014 11:44 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

CBS has apparently settled on a replacement for The Late Late Show host as Craig Ferguson aims to depart the late night talk show this December.  The Wrap is reporting that English actor, comedian, and writer James Corden will take over The Late Late Show hosting duties in Ferguson’s stead, making for a somewhat surprising (and yet not surprising) choice.  Corden rose to prominence in the UK as the co-creator, co-writer, and star of the BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey and subsequently lead the comedy play One Man, Two Guvnors, which earned him a Tony Award for its Broadway run.  Corden had a supporting role in this summer’s musical indie Begin Again and leads the upcoming Disney musical Into the Woods alongside Emily Blunt and Meryl Streep, which opens this Christmas.  More after the jump. CBS has yet to officially confirm that Corden is taking over The Late Show, »

- Adam Chitwood

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Craig Ferguson's 'The Late Late Show' Seat Is Reportedly Going to British Comedian James Corden

5 August 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

CBS is facing some big changes to its late night programming lineup when longtime "The Late Show" host David Letterman retires later this year, and Stephen Colbert takes his place. Now, outgoing "Late Late Show" host Craig Ferguson, also set to depart sometime before the end of 2014, has also been replaced.

TheWrap reports that British actor, writer, and comedian James Corden is the man who will fill Ferguson's chair, though CBS and Corden's reps are staying mum on the news for now. Corden can currently be seen in the Keira Knightley-Mark Ruffao flick "Begin Again," and will star in "Into the Woods" later this year.

And Corden's impressive resume doesn't stop there. U.K. viewers know him as the creator of the hit, critically acclaimed series "Gavin & Stacey," and he also snagged a 2012 Tony award for "One Man, Two Guvnahs."

The 35-year-old will be the youngest late night host »

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Best of Late Night TV: Julia Roberts' Face Balls and Chris Pratt's Taxidermy (Video)

1 August 2014 12:35 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

First up is America's resident sweetheart, Julia Roberts, who dropped by "The Tonight Show" to play Face Balls with Jimmy Fallon. That's right, Face Balls, a brand-new "Tonight Show" game in which Julia and Jimmy hit giant plastic balls into each other's faces while the entire thing was caught on super-slow HD camera. As Julia put it, "this is the comedy version of '50 Shades of Grey.'"

Julia also confronted a famous Reddit dog who's completely terrified of her face, and yelled at him on camera. She might be a sweetheart, but watch your backs, puppies of the USA.

Bravo's head honcho, Andy Cohen, stopped by "The Tonight Show, »

- Mehera Bonner

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James Franco Tries Penetrating Stephen Colbert's Political Facade (Video)

31 July 2014 10:58 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Since CBS announced Stephen Colbert will inherit “The Late Show” from David Letterman,  the talk-show host has been saddled with questions about whether he plans to drop the right-wing political shtick he's famous for on Comedy Central. James Franco tried untangling that enigma on Wednesday's episode of “The Colbert Report,” but he didn't get far. As their interview about Franco's “Child of God” wound down, Colbert attempted cutting to commercial — but Franco stopped him. See video: James Franco's Genius Movie Brain Is Tested in Jimmy Fallon's 5 Second Challenge “Are you going to go Democrat when you go to this new show? »

- Travis Reilly

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James Franco Tries, Fails to Get Stephen Colbert to Break Character

31 July 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

It was a battle of character actors on The Colbert Report Wednesday night when James Franco tried to get host Stephen Colbert to slip out of his beloved flag-waving, gut-following alter ego by asking the host about his upcoming move to The Late Show.

Top 20 TV Moments of 2013: Stephen Colbert Gets Lucky

On hand to discuss his new film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Child of God, Franco was charming as ever — even when discussing the serial killer and necrophiliac at the center of his film — and before Colbert could go to commercial, »

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James Franco Tried to Get Stephen Colbert to Break Character; It Didn’t Work

31 July 2014 6:15 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

It can be argued that James Franco is never more likable than he is on The Colbert Report. Last night was no exception. The best part came at the end of his interview, when Franco asked Colbert about his upcoming move to The Late Show. However, Colbert the character isn't the one moving. Colbert's response is just another example of why we'll miss Colbert the character so much. »

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