Before he started his career in late-night TV, David Letterman auditioned for Ted Stryker in Airplane! but obviously didn't win the role.
David Letterman's colleagues Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart and more pay tribute to the late-night legend before his final show.
The Colbert Report host and creator signed a five-year deal with CBS, which will go into effect sometime in 2015.
David Letterman and CBS President Les Moonves have issued statements about this monumental television event.
The actor will appear on the late night talk show for the first time since his infamous 2009 visit that sparked controversy around the world.