After 33 years of innovating the late-night landscape, David Letterman airs his final episode of Late Show with David Letterman tonight. Several of his colleagues, such as Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Jon Stewart have paid tribute to David Letterman over the past few days, which you can see below in several different videos from their respective shows, and other programs. David Letterman's replacement, Stephen Colbert, will take over the show in September.
President Barack Obama even tweeted out his own tribute to David Letterman from his new Twitter account earlier today. Take a look at the various video tributes to David Letterman below, and be sure to to check out his final broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman tonight at 11:35 PT/ET on CBS. Do you think the late-night landscape will ever be the same again without David Letterman?
TV won't be the same without Dave. pic.twitter.com/9q5NHTf3b5— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 20, 2015Read More
The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Colbert Report, will succeed David Letterman as the host of The Late Show, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment.
Letterman, the legendary, critically acclaimed host of the CBS late night series for 21 years, announced his retirement on his April 3 broadcast. Colbert's premiere date as host of The Late Show will be announced after Mr. Letterman determines a timetable for his final broadcasts in 2015.Read More
With his contract set to expire next year, David Letterman has announced his retirement from Late Show. The comedian and talk show host revealed the news during today's taping of the show, saying that he had informed CBS President and CEO of CBS Corporation Leslie Moonves that he would be stepping down from his coveted chair in 2015.
I just want to reiterate my thanks for the support from the network, all of the people who have worked here, all of the people in the theater, all the people on the staff, everybody at home, thank you very much. What this means now, is that Paul [Shaffer] and I can be married.Read More
Actor Joaquin Phoenix will revisit The Late Show with David Letterman, Wednesday, Sept. 22 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
This will mark Phoenix's first television appearance and first visit back to The Late Show since his unforgettable visit to the show on Feb. 11, 2009, which subsequently garnered a whopping eight million views online at The Late Show website on CBS.com and YouTube.Read More