• Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

    Jason Jones and Samantha Bee might be the most adorable married couple in comedy (Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann might be a close second)– not to mention they’re both stellar on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as two of the more veteran correspondents. We recently had the chance to catch up with Jones and Bee on the red carpet of the American Comedy Awards in New York, airing this

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    Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

    Seventeen years ago, Stephen Colbert was “gainfully unemployed” as a struggling comedy writer, which is why he pitched a Top Ten list to David Letterman in an attempt to score a Late Show gig. Of course, since that time, he’s hosted his own show for nearly nine years and is set to take over hosting duties for Letterman’s show in 2015. Along with writing partner Paul Dinello, who still works

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    Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman ‘I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show’ (Video)

    David Letterman welcomes Stephen Colbert on Late Show tonight, which would be cause for celebration on any normal day. But tonight is even more special, since it’s Colbert’s first time on Late Show with David Letterman since being announced as Letterman’s replacement in 2015. CBS has very nicely offered the Internet a short preview of what viewers can expect tonight. In the video below, we find Colbert in a smart

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    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

    Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. It’s official, so everyone can stop with their absurd lists of possible replacements for Letterman. As you are likely aware, Letterman announced his retirement plans last week on Late Show. Of course we’re thrilled to see Colbert rise in the ranks of late-night television, but we’re now forced to face the end of The Colbert Report, a program

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    Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

    In light of David Letterman’s announcement last night that he will retire from Late Show in 2015 — watch the video here — the fine folks at NPR and Fresh Air with Terry Gross, unearthed this excellent interview with Letterman from 1981. The interview on Fresh Air went down after his morning variety show on NBC was canceled and a few months before Late Night with David Letterman premiered. Although

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    Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

    Late night talk show legend David Letterman will announce his 2015 retirement on tonight’s edition of Late Show with David Letterman. When a monstrous announcement like this is to be made, a press release is usually sent to media outlets or it is agreed that the star will break the news on air (or in Johnny Carson’s case, make a surprise-to-the-executives announcement during the upfront presentation to advertisers). Tonight’s Late

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    Howard Stern hates Steve Martin’s banjo music (Video)

    Howard Stern loves Steve Martin. However, he can’t stand Steve Martin’s years long foray into bluegrass, or as the radio host calls it, “banjo music.” And he made his feelings abundantly clear last night when he visited Late Show with David Letterman. “I’m watching this guy and I’m thinking Steve Martin must be the most important talk show guest of all time,” he told the Late Show audience last night.

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    David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

    David Letterman has just signed a new contract that will keep him as the host of Late Show through 2015 on CBS. The new deal will extend his record of the longest-working late night host; he surpassed Johnny Carson’s record in January as Letterman entered his thirty-first year as host. “I needed a little more time to fully run the show into the ground,” he said about the new contract.

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    Jason Sudeikis tells David Letterman he won’t be returning to Saturday Night Live (Video)

    And Jason Sudeikis makes three. Weeks after both Fred Armisen and Bill Hader made their departures from Saturday Night Live official, so, too, has Sudeikis. The 10-year SNL veteran told David Letterman during a taped appearance on Late Show that he will not be returning to the show this fall. And it came up quite organically. It doesn’t seem like Letterman knew Sudeikis was going to reveal his intentions. “I’m

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    Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

    For a long time now, late night television audiences have grown to trust shows like The Daily Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to provide them with an accurate summary of the day’s news. And there’s nothing wrong with learning about the smaller stories through an opening monologue or a bit on The Colbert Report. But when our country’s comedians are the only ones covering a major speech

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    Marc Maron talks Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

    Although he’s performed on Late Show with David Letterman many times throughout his career, this week marked the first time Marc Maron got to sidle up to the iconic talk show host. “Feel like I’ve been working my life to sit next to Dave!” Maron tweeted after taping the show. The appearance, which aired last night, finds Maron deftly packing two stellar stories — about his WTF podcast interviews with

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    You should watch comedian Chris DiStefano’s debut on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

    Comedian Chris DiStefano has already earned the respect of the New York City comedy world, but last night he proved his mettle to the entire country as he made his stand-up comedy television debut on Late Show with David Letterman. DiStefano delivered a masterfully tight set centered on his Italian-American upbringing, with an emphasis on his old-school father– you know, the type who’s occupation is never revealed but who always

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    Jerry Seinfeld’s web series will feature Sarah Silverman, David Letterman, more! (Video)

    Jerry Seinfeld’s highly successful Web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is set to return on June 13 at noon ET, when the first episode featuring Sarah Silverman will go live on Crackle.com. In its second season, we’ll find the iconic comedian and television star taking joy rides, grabbing a cup of joe and chatting with, in addition to Silverman, David Letterman, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Seth Meyers and French

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    David Letterman gives John Oliver tips on how to host The Daily Show (Video)

    The days are quickly approaching for the British upheaval and coup of The Daily Show with John Oliver– shit, I mean Jon Stewart. Stewart is taking a break from the show to direct Rosewater, a dramatic adaptation of the memoir And Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity and Survival, which tells the life story of Canadian-Iranian reporter Maziar Bahari. Oliver’s temporary hosting gig begins this

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    You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

    Last night on Late Show with David Letterman, Tommy Johnagin slung some pristinely written, deftly executed jokes about his new life as a father and his mother’s inability to grasp the concept of iTunes. Check it out below! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more! Listen to the most recent episode below!

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