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Late Night With David Letterman

  1. youtube
    The Top Ten Videos From the Letterman YouTube Channel (So Far)From Dave at the Taco Bell drive-through to the famous Kaufman-Lawler brawl.
  2. the classics
    David Letterman Launches YouTube Channel for Classic Late-Night Clips“Chosen completely at random by an old computer that used to pick numbers for the New York Lotto.”
  3. anniversaries
    Paul Shaffer’s Letterman, SNL, and Blues Brothers MemoriesA chat with the musician and longtime bandleader on the 40th anniversary of Late Night’s debut.
  4. heroes
    The Awkward, Hostile, and Hilarious Late-Night Appearances of Charles GrodinWhether you rooted for or against him, chances were you’d be talking about him the morning after.
  5. ‘Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night’ Is an Intimate Portrait and […]During his time on air, David Letterman was aware that he was comedy establishment, but this knowledge fueled him, becoming fodder to satirize […]
  6. David Letterman’s Mom Dorothy Mengering Dies at 95David Letterman’s mother Dorothy Mengering – a longtime staple on his Late Night and Late Show – has passed away. Last night, a spokesperson […]
  7. These Are David Letterman’s Most Contentious and Uncomfortable Interviews▶️ You won’t be able to look away.
  8. vulture cover story
    How David Letterman Became a Gen-X IconHe bailed out of his own jokes and committed to a lack of commitment.
  9. Five of David Letterman’s Best Late Night Donald Trump Takedowns Each time Donald Trump appeared on a late night show during his presidential campaign he often left unscathed. Stephen Colbert made a […]
  10. from the archives
    That Time Dave Did His Show Inside a Hotel Room“What exactly am I doing here?”
  11. from the archives
    Revisiting David Letterman’s 1987 Writers RoomThe relatively normal bunch of guys behind what was perhaps the creative peak of Late Night.
  12. Check Out Todd Barry’s ‘Letterman’ Debut from 1982Here’s a great way for Letterman fans to happily distract themselves from this morning’s Late Show marquee teardown: a clip from Late Night […]
  13. A Letterman Superfan Broke Down the ‘Late Show’ Finale Highlight Reel […]At the end of Wednesday night’s Late Show with David Letterman finale, the Foo Fighters closed out the show while a long photo and clip montage […]
  14. legacies
    David Letterman’s Lasting Impact: A Smudge on the Collective UnconsciousThe real-time creation of a talk show was every Letterman broadcast’s true subject.
  15. When Letterman Took ‘Late Night’ to Tokyo, Sort ofThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  16. Read Conan O’Brien’s Love Letter to David Letterman’s Late Night LegacyDavid Letterman leaves his post at Late Show later this month, and today, fellow late night host Conan O’Brien wrote a touching tribute to him […]
  17. Inside the Confusing Origins of David Letterman’s Top Ten ListThe following excerpt is reprinted with permission from Brian Abrams’s new book AND NOW…An Oral History of “Late Night with David Letterman,” […]
  18. author chat
    Adam Resnick on His New Book and Late NightThe former Letterman writer and Chris Elliott collaborator discusses his legitimately funny new book, Will Not Attend.
  19. from the archives
    The Episode Where David Letterman Rotated the Screen 360°Revisiting one of strangest concepts ever done on Late Night.
  20. late night tv
    Turns Out CBS Offered John Oliver a Late-Night SpotBefore he had his HBO show.
  21. twitter talk
    Twitter Suggests All the Letterman Replacements the Mind Can ConceiveSpeculation nation.
  22. videology
    Watch Le1f Perform ‘Wut’ on His Late-Night DebutOn Letterman, no less!
  23. teen queen
    Watch Lorde’s 30-Minute Live on Letterman SetAnd her wonderfully awkward interaction with Dave.
  24. Chris Elliott Made It to Letterman Last Night After Finishing the NYC […] Chris Elliott appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman last night, and since his career really began when he started writing and […]
  25. Looking Back at 15 of Leno’s Best Appearances on Letterman’s ‘Late Night’On last friday’s Tonight Show, Bravo host Andy Cohen attempted to wring some gossip out of Jay Leno by asking about the most annoying […]
  26. Looking Back at Bill Murray’s Best Appearances on LettermanBill Murray was the first ever guest on Late Night with David Letterman back in 1982, and over the past 31 years, Murray has been one of Dave’s […]
  27. Found: James Urbaniak Telling a Joke On ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ […]Last October, as part of Vulture and UCB Comedy’s Pop Culture Memory Lane series, all-star viner and Venture Brothers star James Urbaniak […]
  28. from the archives
    The Episode Where David Letterman Had 13 CamerasSo you don’t miss a second of Late Night’s antics.
  29. mick jagger
    Mick Jagger Delivered Letterman’s Top Ten ListLive from the Ed Sullivan Theater!
  30. Late Night Becomes the Late Show as Letterman Says Goodbye to NBCThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  31. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Ben Affleck Wanted to Keep His Nude Scene LongPlus: Megan Mullally tells us about her mole that can predict the weather.
  32. from the archives
    The Episode When David Letterman Was Too Tired to Do a ShowNo audience, no set, no band … Just vibes.
  33. Letterman’s 10 Most Genuine Moments with His GuestsIn the New Yorker’s 1978 profile of TV icon Johnny Carson, author Kenneth Tynan pinpoints the essential quality of Carson’s genius: contempt. […]
  34. Inside the Almost 100% Successful 1985 Late Night with David Letterman BookEveryone knows that Merrill Markoe just wrote a book called Cool, Calm & Contentious. But did you know she also did a first book? It’s […]
  35. ‘Christmas with the Lettermans’On December 19, 1984, after devoting entire episodes to a bar mitzvah and an intermediate school’s election night, and before their episodes […]
  36. the great debate
    Damon Lindelof, Adam Scott, and More Pick the Greatest New York–Set TV Show EverIs it ‘Sex and the City’? ‘The Honeymooners’? ‘Seinfeld’?
  37. stop bending the shafts
    Tonight Won’t Go Down As the Only Time That Tom Hanks Helped a Late-Night Host Sign Off From NBCStop bending the shafts!
  38. tell-alls
    Former Letterman Writer Explains How a ‘Hostile Work Environment’ Drove Her to Quit Her Dream JobNell Scovell wrote about her experiences as a ‘Late Night’ writer back in the early nineties for ‘Vanity Fair.’
  39. talkshowpocalypse
    More Letterman Details Emerge: Halderman Pleads Not Guilty; Birkitt and Letterman’s Relationship Ended Before Birth of His SonMore details emerge about this sordid case.
  40. ratingspocalypse
    Conan O’Brien Continues to Hemorrhage Viewers of All AgesPeople are turning away from the ‘Tonight Show’ in droves.