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Letterman Looks To End Strike

17th December 2007

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...

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Strike Hits Leno, Letterman Hardest

7th December 2007

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...

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Conan The Humanitarian

30th November 2007

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...

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Leno, Even In Reruns, Rules

27th November 2007

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....

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Late Night Hit Hard By Strike

16th November 2007

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...

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"Guest" Hosts For Late Night?

12th November 2007

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...

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Strike Likely To Benefit Abc's Nightline

7th November 2007

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,...

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Final Talks To Halt Us Tv Strike

4th November 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 5853

15th October 2007

"All of my friends - I'm so happy to come show them my 3-D ultrasound - and they all say, `It kinda looks like DAVID LETTERMAN'. You kinda can see little glasses." HALLE BERRY thinks...

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Letterman Fails To Quiz Lopez On Pregnancy Status

10th October 2007

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...

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Paris Refuses To Answer Jail Questions

1st October 2007

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...

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Hilton Upset By Letterman's Jail Questions

1st October 2007

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...

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Oprah Remains Tv's Top Earner

28th September 2007

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...

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Oprah Dominates Tv Rich-list

28th September 2007

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...

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Garner: No One Flirts With Me

28th September 2007

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...

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Late-night Laughs As Thornton Addresses America

15th September 2007

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...

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Letterman Is Grilled By Oprah

11th September 2007

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"...

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Letterman To Appear On Oprah

30th August 2007

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...

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Letterman And Ferguson Appearing On Phones

21st August 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3659

31st July 2007

U.S. talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN has agreed to let Ball State University name a building after him. Letterman graduated from the Indiana establishment in 1970....

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Carey's Price Is Right For Cbs

24th July 2007

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...

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Willis Wears Mini-wind Turbine On His Head

26th June 2007

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....

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Nicole Richie Trial Delayed

20th June 2007

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...

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Letterman Kidnap Plotter Arrested

14th June 2007

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...

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Man Accused Of Letterman Kidnap Plot Escapes From Jail

11th June 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3094

10th April 2007

US TV chat show king DAVID LETTERMAN turns 60 on Thursday (12APR07)....

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Letterman's "Bud" Melman Dead At Age 85

22nd March 2007

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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Winehouse Makes Us Chart History

22nd March 2007

Amy Winehouse has made US chart history with her latest album Back to Black.The album, her first to be released in the US, entered the US Billboard chart at number seven, making her the highest...

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Calvert Deforest Dies

22nd March 2007

American actor CALVERT DeFOREST, DAVID LETTERMAN's former side-kick, has died after a long illness. He was 85. DeForest enjoyed a successful career as a TV character actor, but is most famous for playing oddball LARRY...

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Abdul Blasts Cowell For 'Small Manhood'

21st March 2007

AMERICAN IDOL star PAULA ABDUL insists she would never sleep with her fellow judge SIMON COWELL, because his manhood isn't big enough! The OPPOSITES ATTRACT singer has a love/hate relationship with English music mogul Cowell,...

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