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The Week in Movies discusses the last seven days in cinema – including a potentially huge Star Wars: Episode VIII spoiler, who the main villain might be for DC’s Justice League movie (or Man of Steel 2, depending on who you believe), and Mark Hamill nearly dying during shooting The Force Awakens…
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We begin how we left last week – The Jungle Book trailer is out. The predominant reaction is ‘Disney are such money-grabbing, corporate demons; remaking and ruining our childhood with the director of Swingers and that horrid CGI stuff.’ Take a step back, naysayers. Bill Murray is playing Baloo, and he doesn »
- Oli Davis
New York (AP) -- The Top 10 list on David Letterman's final show before retirement on Wednesday, delivered by celebrities. The category was "Things I've Always Wanted to Say to Dave.'' 10. Alec Baldwin: "Of all the talk shows, yours was the most geographically convenient to my home.'' 9. Barbara Walters: "Did you know you wear the same cologne as Moammar Gadhafi?'' 8. Steve Martin: "Your extensive plastic surgery was a necessity and a mistake.'' 7. Jerry Seinfeld: "I have no idea what I'll do when you go off the air. You know, I just thought of something. I'll be fine.'' 6. Jim Carrey: "Honestly, Dave, I've always found you to be a bit of an over-actor.'' 5. Chris Rock: "I'm just glad your show is being given to a white guy.'' 4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus: "Thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series finale. »
- tooFab Staff
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.
This is it. The end of an era. Wednesday, May 20 was all about David Letterman's retirement from late night TV after 33 years, and his final night as host of "The Late Show." Stephen Colbert will take over "Late Show" on September 8. You should head to TheLateShow on YouTube to catch up on all the videos posted from the past few weeks, but here are the main segments from last night -- if nothing else, you should watch the epic star-studded Top 10 list.
Here's Dave's final show entrance, with the crowd standing to cheer: Dave's final monologue started after he forced the audience to calm down and stop chanting for him. »
- Gina Carbone
The numbers have been crunched on David Letterman’s 33-year run in latenight. As of his final night on May 20, Letterman will have presided over 6,028 broadcasts in latenight, counting his 1982-93 run at NBC in addition to his CBS tenure.
Here’s the rundown released today by CBS:
“Late Night With David Letterman” had 1,810 broadcasts and ran for 595 weeks. “The Late Show With David Letterman” has had 4,214 broadcasts, as well as four primetime specials, and has run for 1,135 weeks.
The first face to appear on both “Late Night” and the “Late Show” was that of Calvert DeForest (or, as he was known on “Late Night,” “Larry ‘Bud’ Melman”).
Bill Murray was the first guest on the premiere broadcasts of both “Late Night” on Feb. 1, 1982, and “The Late Show” on CBS on August 30, 1993. As of May 20, 2015, he will have appeared on Letterman’s latenight talk shows 44 times: 12 appearances on “Late Night”; 32 on the “Late Show. »
- Variety Staff
[Brightcove "3984315711001" "" "goldenglobes" "auto"] The red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards always has its share of funny, unexpected moments - and this year's star-studded pre-show gathering was no exception. Check out the video above to see some of the more amusing red carpet celebrity antics from Sunday night, as captured during the red carpet telecasts. As you'll see, there was a fair amount of tequila drinking going on, from actors and TV presenters alike. Meanwhile, Kevin Spacey had the most unexpected answer when asked what he was wearing, Lena Dunham explained why she doesn't have Twitter on her phone anymore, and Bill Hader ... well, »
- Tim Nudd, @nudd
5 items from 2015
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