• David Letterman tells Regis Philbin about post Late Show plans

    David Letterman and Paul Shaffer visited The Late Late Show last night, as Regis Philbin manned the guest hosting chair in already-departed Craig Ferguson’s place. A long list of guest hosts – Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Whitney Cummings, etc. – are filling in before James Corden officially takes over in March. During Letterman’s appearance, Philbin asks Letterman what he’ll do once he leaves hosting duties at Late Show on May

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    Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars

    After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after nearly 22 years. CBS chairman Nina Tassler announced that Stephen has until the Fall to get

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    David Letterman sets Late Show exit date

    David Letterman finally knows when his historical run on Late Show will come to an end. Letterman’s final broadcast on CBS will be on May 20. The legendary late night talk show host announced his retirement back in April. They had yet to establish when he would bow out in 2015. Stephen Colbert will take over the Late Show chair, leaving his soon-to-end Comedy Central program The Colbert Report. David

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    ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ star Jim Carrey tests David Letterman for Ebola (Video)

    New York City is freaking out about Ebola and visitor Jim Carrey is no exception. The Dumb and Dumber To actor appeared on Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday night. In the middle of the interview, Carrey pulled out a thermometer and gave David Letterman an amateur Ebola screening. Of course, the Ebola “crisis” has been blown way out of proportion since it is fairly difficult to be infected

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    Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and more added to New York Comedy Festival

    The New York Comedy Festival has just added Amy Poehler, Jim Gaffigan, Pete Holmes, Seth Rogen and over 60 additional shows to its long weekend’s schedule. Some old favorites of the festival, such as Comics to Watch and the New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition finals will return as well as several panel discussions with the creative teams from popular shows. The 11th incarnation of the event will include discussion panels

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    David Letterman’s Robin Williams tribute: I had no idea he was in pain (Video)

    Last night on Late Show, David Letterman delivered a 10-minute tribute to Robin Williams, a man he first met at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles 38 years ago. The suicide of Robin Williams has seemingly affected the world of comedy and entertainment in a much more sincere and powerful way than most celebrity deaths. And Letterman has felt that pain as well. At the end of the tribute, Letterman

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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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    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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    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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    Steve Martin has a public park in New York where marijuana is permitted (Video)

    Recently, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had the idea to turn a small area of garden nearby David Letterman’s studio into an official city park. Letterman approved, and just like that David Letterman Park was created. Pretty cool for Dave, pretty upsetting for Steve Martin. Where’s his park? He went ahead and made his own, right next to Dave’s. And his is a lot cooler. Check it out:

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    Bill Murray’s hologram is just like us, you guys (Video)

    Two Bill Murrays made an appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night: Murray in the flesh and Murray as a hologram. I have no idea how holograms work, except for those shiny “holographic” Pokemon trading cards I got as a kid, but I gotta say, this was way more impressive. Yeah, sure, Tupac did it first in concert at Coachella but Murray might be the most mundane hologram,

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    David Letterman to Conan O’Brien: ‘Leno was a bit of a brat’ (Videos)

    As we’re sure you know, Conan O’Brien visited David Letterman last night on Late Show; it was the first time he did so in 13 years. And as expected, the pair talked at length about Jay Leno, the man who essentially stole back The Tonight Show from O’Brien. He’s also, of course, Letterman’s longtime rival. Our favorite part was when Letterman was telling O’Brien about when he knew Leno back

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    Video preview: Conan O’Brien on Late Show with David Letterman

    Tonight, Conan O’Brien visits Dave Letterman at the Late Show in New York for the first time in 13 years. Here’s a great preview of tonight’s broadcast, which features Letterman’s definition of the Golden Age of Television, awkward silence, and yes, chatter about Jay Leno. Check it out!

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    Ted Alexandro talks shady politicians, fake Chinese and more on Letterman (Video)

    One of my faves, Ted Alexandro was on Late Show with David Letterman last night. So check out the video below, wherein we find T-Dro (just made that up; please begin using it) opining on language, shady politicians and more! What’s that? You want more T-Dro? Let’s do it. His latest video project with Hollis James is below. It’s disturbingly hilarious. Or maybe hilariously disturbing. It doesn’t matter. Neither of

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