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Stephen Colbert Announces Final 'Colbert Report' Date

By Ed Biggs | 1st November 2014

The final episode for the long-running weeknight show ‘The Colbert Report’ will be broadcast on December 18th. Its presenter Stephen Colbert will end his popular Comedy Central show in preparation for his move to present...

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David Letterman Employee Fired After On-set Brawl

20th October 2014

A crewmember working on the Late Show With David Letterman has been fired after allegedly attacking one of the programme's writers.Tony Mendez held cue-cards for the long-running chat show, but was dismissed following an alleged...

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Foo Fighters End Week-long Tv Residency With Hero Rick Nielsen

20th October 2014

Rockers the Foo Fighters closed out their week-long residency on America's The Late Show With David Letterman by performing their new single with Cheap Trick star Rick Nielsen.Dave Grohl and his bandmates, who are all...

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David Letterman's Cue-card Holder Tony Mendez Fired For Assaulting Colleague

By Nick Hill | 19th October 2014

David Letterman's CBS talk show 'The Late Show' has a new position available after the 67 year-old host's cue-card holder Tony Mendez was allegedly fired after arguing and assaulting a fellow staff member.Letterman's cue-card holder...

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16th October 2014

Actor Bill Murray made an hilarious exit from the Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday (15Oct14), when he left in the middle of his segment to train for the TCS New York City Marathon,...

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6th October 2014

The Foo Fighters are taking up a week-long residency on U.S. Tv's Late Show With David Letterman from next Monday (13Oct14) to perform tracks from their forthcoming album, Sonic Highways. The band will play with...

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22nd August 2014

Actor Chadwick Boseman showed off his singing skills on the Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday (21Aug14), when he performed James Brown's It's A Man's Man's Man's World. The 42 star portrays the legendary...

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17th June 2014

Actress Susan Sarandon was accompanied by a special guest on Late Show With David Letterman on Monday (16Jun14) - her dog Penny, who was dressed up in a red, white and blue outfit, appears in...

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Elvis Costello Performs New Song As Last-minute Lana Del Rey Replacement

6th June 2014

Rocker Elvis Costello performed a song he wrote in a day on Thursday night (05Jun14) when he stepped in to replace sick Lana Del Rey on America's The Late Show With David Letterman.Costello was working...

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David Letterman Confirms Plans To Leave The Late Show

4th April 2014

U.S. late-night Tv host David Letterman has confirmed he is planning to retire as the host of The Late Show in 2015.Former R.E.M. star Mike Mills let the news slip on Thursday afternoon (03Apr14) after...

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7th February 2014

John Lennon's singer son Sean teamed up with rockers The Flaming Lips to pay tribute to The Beatles with a cover of Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds during Thursday's (06Feb14) U.S. broadcast of the...

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25th September 2013

Pop superstar Cher made sure she had a grand entrance on the Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday (24Sep13), when she descended from the ceiling on a swing.

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Bill Murray Performs I Will Always Love You To Commemorate David Letterman's 20th Anniversary Show

30th August 2013

Actor Bill Murray helped David Letterman celebrate the 20th anniversary of his U.S. late night show LATE SHOW WITH David Letterman by destroying his stage and singing I Will Always Love You.The Ghostbusters star, who...

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26th August 2013

Funnyman Bill Murray will turn back the clock on The Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday (29Aug13) when he helps celebrate the hit U.S. programme's 20th anniversary. The Ghostbusters star was Letterman's first...

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Tina Fey Unveils Tape Exposing Office Laptop Thief On 'David Letterman'

By Holly Williams | 23rd August 2013

Tina Fey told David Letterman on 'The Late Show' that she is absolutely convinced somebody stole her laptop from her new office in Manhattan containing a mass of new jokes.The comedienne explained on 'The Late...

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Lindsay Lohan Talks Rehab With David Letterman (Video, Photos)

By Michael West | 10th April 2013

Lindsay Lohan stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday night (April 9 2013) and attention quickly turned to her court-ordered trip to rehab, which The Canyons actress described as a "blessing." Letterman...

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Dustin Hoffman Puckers Up For Niall Horan

9th December 2012

Dustin Hoffman gave One Direction's Niall Horan a warm welcome during a recent taping of America's Late Show With David Letterman by pretending to passionately kiss him on the lips.The movie legend and the boyband...

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David Letterman Studio Vandal Pleads Guilty

10th July 2012

A man accused of breaking into U.S. TV personality David Letterman's The Late Show studio in New York has paid $7,000 (£4,375) in restitution after pleading guilty to the crime.Struggling actor James Whittemore was taken...

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Tv Host Apologises To Justin Bieber For Tattoo Attack

22nd June 2012

U.S. TV late-night host David Letterman was forced to apologise to his pop star guest Justin Bieber during his The Late Show on Thursday night (21Jun12) after grabbing the teenager's newly-tattooed arm, leaving him in...

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Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Rescued In Jamaica

20th June 2012

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis were rescued by fishermen in Jamaica twice.The couple was on the Caribbean for a vacation and got caught up in danger because of their competitive nature.The 28-year-old actress has been...

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'Desperate Housewives' Eva Longoria: 'We All Get Along'

11th May 2012

Eva Longoria has insisted the 'Desperate Housewives' cast all get along.The 37-year-old actress addressed rumours of spats between her co-stars on 'The Late Show With David Letterman'.She told the show's host David Letterman when asked...

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David Letterman To Make Late Night Show History

4th April 2012

David Letterman is set to become the longest-running late night TV show host in US history.The presenter has signed a new contract which ensures he will be fronting 'The Late Show with David Letterman' until...

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Jennifer Lawrence Tormented By Brothers

26th March 2012

Jennifer Lawrence's brothers used to lock her in the basement with the dogs.The 21-year-old 'Hunger Games' actress says her two older siblings used to take great pleasure in tormenting her.She said: ''I've got scars all...

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Jennifer Lawrence: I'm Like A Nervous Chihuahua

22nd March 2012

Jennifer Lawrence shakes ''like a Chihuahua'' during interviews.The 21-year-old 'Hunger Games' star admits she gets so nervous on the red carpet that by the time she gets to the interviews, she doesn't know what to...

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Murray Rushes To Stomp Out Lit Matches On Letterman Show

1st February 2012

Bill Murray almost set fire to a TV studio during an appearance on U.S. programme The Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday (31Jan12) - when he accidentally dropped a book of lit matches.Murray, who...

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Kate Beckinsale: 'Parasailing Is Awful'

12th January 2012

Kate Beckinsale says people should never go parasailing. The 'Underworld' actress was on vacation with her daughter Lily when she thought it would be fun for them both to take part in the popular beach...

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Sandra Bullock's Son Is A 'Flirt'

20th December 2011

Sandra Bullock says her baby son is a "flirt".The Oscar-winning actress - who adopted little Louis in January 2012 when he was a newborn - admits the tot has already developed an eye for the...

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Stewart's Ratings Rise Could He Beat Leno & Letterman?

18th November 2011

It was becoming clear that as the drumbeat of political campaigning became more jarring in advance of next year's presidential election, the sure winner was going to be ... Jon Stewart, and his running mate,...

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George Clooney Is 'Cool' At 50

6th October 2011

George Clooney is "cool" with being 50.The Hollywood heartthrob reached the landmark in May and, rather than worry about getting older, George is embracing a new decade of his life.During an appearance on 'The Late...

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Coldplay's Surprise Encore

22nd September 2011

Coldplay caused "chaos and pandemonium" with a spontaneous encore after filming 'The Late Show with David Letterman'.The 'Viva La Vida' hitmakers had been told not to perform any extra tracks for the audience once the...

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