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Letterman To Return -- "With Or Without Writers"

David Letterman is expected to announce today (Thursday) that he will return to the air on January 2 with or without his writers, the New York Post reported today. The newspaper suggested that Rob Burnett,...

No Writers' Deal For Letterman

Negotiators for David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Co. and the Writers Guild of America failed to reach an agreement on Friday on a deal that would allow writers to return to work on CBS's The Late...

More Comics Return

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, each of whom is a member of the Writers Guild of America, have agreed to return to the air on January 7th -- presumably winging their material without their staff...

Wga Sets Meeting With Letterman Reps

The Writers Guild of America is scheduled to meet with representatives of David Letterman's Worldwide Pants company on Friday in hopes of reaching an agreement that would enable Letterman to return to the air with...

Late-night Shows Return, But Will Stars?

Bookers for late-night talk shows have been struggling to find A-list personalities willing to cross picket lines to appear on the shows when they return on January 2, the New York Times reported today (Thursday)....

In The Blink Of An Eye?

Raising the question of who blinked first, the New York Times reported today (Monday) that David Letterman is working out a deal with the Writers Guild of America that would allow him to return to...

Letterman Looks To End Strike

Talkshow host David Letterman is looking to broker an interim agreement with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) that would allow his show to return to TV.The Late Show with David Letterman has been off...

By on 17 December 2007

Strike Hits Leno, Letterman Hardest

Although ratings for NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno are down 19 percent since the strike of the Writers Guild of America began last month, ratings for CBS's The Late Show With David Letterman...

Conan The Humanitarian

The 75 nonstriking staff members of Late Night With Conan O'Brien will continue to receive paychecks courtesy of O'Brien himself beginning next week, an NBC spokeswoman said Thursday. According to today's New York Times, the...

Leno, Even In Reruns, Rules

After at first seeming to benefit from the writers' strike as it rose to first place among the late-night shows, Late Show With David Letterman dropped to third place last week, according to Nielsen Research....

Late Night Hit Hard By Strike

The audience for NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno has dropped 17 percent since the show began airing reruns following the strike, while the audience for CBS's Late Night With David Letterman has dropped...

"Guest" Hosts For Late Night?

NBC is considering substituting guest hosts for Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien on their respective late-night talk shows if the writers' strike becomes a lengthy affair, Daily Variety reported today (Monday), citing no sources. Leno...

Strike Likely To Benefit Abc's Nightline

ABC's Nightline, which had already been closing the gap between itself and NBC's Tonight show and CBS's Late Show With David Letterman, may overtake both those shows in the ratings during the current writers' strike,...

Final Talks To Halt Us Tv Strike

Unions representing Hollywood studios and writers are engaged in last-ditch talks to avoid a strike that would halt the shooting of television shows.The Writers Guild of America (WGA) threatened to strike on Monday if its...

By on 04 November 2007

Letterman Fails To Quiz Lopez On Pregnancy Status

JENNIFER LOPEZ's pregnancy status remains the worst-kept secret in showbiz, after talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN missed the chance to quiz the superstar on his programme on Tuesday (09Oct07). Rumours of the singer's status were...

Paris Refuses To Answer Jail Questions

Celebrity heiress Paris Hilton was grilled during an appearance on the David Letterman show in the US about the time she spent in jail for driving with a suspended licence.The actress faced a barrage of...

By on 01 October 2007

Hilton Upset By Letterman's Jail Questions

Socialite PARIS HILTON was visibly upset during an appearance on DAVID LETTERMAN's U.S. TV show on Friday (28Sep07) night, when the host refused to stop asking her questions about her recent jail stint. Hilton, who...

Oprah Remains Tv's Top Earner

Television networks may spend the lion's share of their budgets on primetime television shows, but if you're a TV personality, the big bucks are not in primetime, judging from Forbes magazine's latest list of television's...

Oprah Dominates Tv Rich-list

US daytime institution Oprah Winfrey has been named the world's top-earning television celebrity.The Forbes TV 20 gives the chat show host a fortune of $260 million (128 million) between June 2006 and June 2007.In second...

By on 28 September 2007

Garner: No One Flirts With Me

Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner has said that no one flirts with her now that she is married.In a light-hearted interview on the David Letterman Show in the US, the Daredevil star also revealed that college...

By on 28 September 2007

Late-night Laughs As Thornton Addresses America

BILLY BOB THORNTON addressed America on Thursday night (13Sep07) when late-night chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN briefly handed over his THE LATE SHOW programme to the movie star. The Oscar winner read out Letterman's nightly...

Letterman Is Grilled By Oprah

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN has opened his heart in a rare interview on OPRAH WINFREY's daytime talk show by gushing about fatherhood. Letterman says the birth of son, Harry, has made a "huge difference"...

Letterman To Appear On Oprah

Beloved U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN will make television history in America next month (Sep07) when he sits for his first interview on OPRAH WINFREY's daytime talk show. The two TV titans ended a decade-long...

Letterman And Ferguson Appearing On Phones

Monday night's telecast of Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson can now been seen today (Tuesday) on Verizon Wireless's V CAST video service. CBS and Verizon announced Monday...

Carey's Price Is Right For Cbs

Drew Carey disclosed on the David Letterman show Monday night that his representatives and CBS's had agreed on a price for him to succeed Bob Barker on The Price Is Right. "I had lunch with...

Willis Wears Mini-wind Turbine On His Head

Actor BRUCE WILLIS surprised U.S. chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN with a little wind power on Monday (25Jun07), when he arrived for his appearance on The Late Show with a mini-turbine strapped to his head....

Nicole Richie Trial Delayed

Nicole Richie has won a delay over the trial she is facing on charges that she drove under the influence of drugs and alcohol.The decision by a California judge to grant a postponement request from...

By on 20 June 2007

Letterman Kidnap Plotter Arrested

LATEST: The man accused of plotting to abduct U.S. chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN's son has been captured after escaping from a prison camp at the beginning of June (07). Kelly Frank was arrested by...

Man Accused Of Letterman Kidnap Plot Escapes From Jail

The man accused of conspiring to kidnap DAVID LETTERMAN's son has escaped from prison and may be armed. Kelly A. Frank broke out of Montana State Prison in the Deer Lodge Valley with 22-year-old fellow...

Letterman's "Bud" Melman Dead At Age 85

Calvert G. DeForest, who appeared originally as Larry "Bud" Melman on David Letterman's late-night show on NBC, then under his own name when it moved to CBS, died Monday in Babylon, Long Island, NY at...

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