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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: Letterman’s Sign Comes Down From Broadway

Workers remove the 'Late Show with David Letterman' sign on the Ed Sullivan Theater marquee in New York City, NY
The sign, in happier times. Photo: Doug Meszler/Corbis

For more than 20 years, David Letterman’s massive glowing Late Show marquee marked the entrance to Broadway’s Ed Sullivan Theater. Not anymore — according to a tweet from SportsNet New York’s Adam Rotter, the famous sign has joined Letterman’s backdrop in the great TV-set Dumpster in the sky. There is no off position on the genius switch, but apparently there was one for that giant sign.

Letterman’s Sign Comes Down From Broadway