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Stars Say Goodbye To Letterman

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Nathan Lane Salutes David Letterman

(Tipped by JMG reader Colaboy29)

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Chaka Khan – It’s Raining Men

It doesn’t seem like she quite knows all the lyrics. (Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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WATCH: Darlene Love’s Last Letterman

On Friday night Darlene Love closed out a three-decade run of performing her holiday classic on The Late Show. Via Rolling Stone: The tradition began in 1986 when Love first performed “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on Letterman’s Late Night program on NBC, and while a small four-piece band backed the “He’s a Rebel” singer for that rendition, the size ...

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Aretha Covers Adele On Letterman

Yesterday some of you had strong opinions about Aretha Franklin’s cover of Adele’s Rolling In The Deep. Last night Franklin performed the track live on Letterman, after which she talked about her early days and missing out on performing on the Ed Sullivan Show, which was filmed in the studio that is now home to Letterman. UPDATE: The woeful backup ...

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NPH On His Italian Wedding

Via the Wrap: Harris said they chose the destination because it was the first trip the couple took together. It was just one of many connections to firsts for the couple, that has been together for more than a decade. Their song is Kelly Clarkson’s “A Moment Like This,” because they obsessed over the first season of “American Idol” together. ...

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NPH: I Turned Down The Letterman Slot

Via Mediaite: It turns out there was some credence to those Neil Patrick Harris Late Show rumors. During an appearance on Howard Stern’s show Wednesday, Harris confirmed that CBS did try to woo him to replace David Letterman, as well as possibly Craig Ferguson, but the actor turned them down. Harris said that CBS President Les Moonves and entertainment head ...

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Christie Slams Letterman For Fat Jokes

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Rush Limbaugh Attacks CBS For Hiring Stephen Colbert To Replace Letterman

“CBS has just declared war on the heartland of America. No longer is comedy going to be a covert assault on traditional American values [and] conservatives. Now, it’s just wide out in the open. What this hire means is a redefinition of what is funny and a redefinition of what is comedy. What this hire means is a redefinition of ...

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Colbert To Replace Letterman

Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman when the Late Show host retires some time next year. When Colbert sits behind the desk of the CBS program, as he is set to do at a currently undetermined date in 2015, he will likely do it in unvarnished fashion, not as the right-wing caricature he plays in his current perch on Comedy ...

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TV’s Longest-Running Late Night Host David Letterman To Retire After 33 Years

This afternoon David Letterman told his Times Square studio audience that he will retire in 2015 after 33 years as a late night television host. Letterman, who survived an emergency five-way bypass surgery in 2000, is the longest-serving late-night host in TV history and last year he surpassed his friend and mentor Carson when he hit 31-years on the air. ...

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Maddow & Letterman Talk Sochi

Rachel Maddow appeared on Late Night With David Letterman last night to talk about Chris Christie and the Sochi Olympics. Towleroad quotes Letterman lamenting the lack of a Sochi boycott: “I was hoping that everybody would pull out and everybody would say ‘This is not right. This is medieval times. We’re not going.’ Vladimir Putin said they would not be ...

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Letterman’s Chris Christie Top Ten

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Renee Fleming On Letterman

Singing the “top ten opera lyrics.” Mandatory viewing.

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Bill Murray On Letterman As Liberace

I haven’t seen Letterman in a month thanks to the TWC-CBS feud, but this happened last night. Bill Murray was the first guest on Letterman’s show when it debuted 20 years ago today.

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David Letterman And Dr. Phil Denounce Anti-Gay Detractors Of Jason Collins

Last night David Letterman and Dr. Phil discussed the coming out of Jason Collins, comparing him to Jackie Robinson. Dr. Phil: “We’ve got some mouth-breathers out there that still respond to this like it’s something wrong.” Letterman: “God created man in his own image. Why do we single this group (gays) out?” The discussion begins at the 5:45 mark. Worth ...

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Rachel Maddow On David Letterman

This time it’s Letterman that scores the point. (Tipped by JMG reader Nick)

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Depeche Mode On Letterman

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Chris Christie On Letterman

The guy knows how to take a joke.

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President Obama On Letterman

President Obama took the high road during last night’s appearance on David Letterman, shrugging off Mitt Romney’s latest gaffe by saying, “All of us make mistakes.” Obama continued: “What people want to know, though, is you’re not writing off a big chunk of the country,” he said during an appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” according to a ...

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