When did the Late Show with David Letterman start and end?

When did the Late Show with David Letterman start and end?

The following is a list of notable episodes from Late Show with David Letterman since its inception on August 30, 1993. Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman that ran on CBS between August 30, 1993 and May 20, 2015.

How much did it cost CBS to buy David Letterman’s show?

CBS’ total cost for acquiring the show including renovations, negotiation rights paid to NBC, signing Letterman, announcer Bill Wendell, Shaffer, the writers and the band was over $140 million.

What happened to David Letterman’s feud with Jay Leno?

On June 1, 2009, Conan O’Brien (who had succeeded Letterman as host of Late Night in 1993) took over as host of The Tonight Show —an event Letterman referenced in his own show’s Top Ten List on that night—and Letterman’s “feud” with Leno temporarily ceased.

How did Letterman respond to Stewart’s Daily Show?

Letterman attempted to respond by making his show more political, aping the approach taken by The Daily Show under Jon Stewart.


Did Johnny Carson ever write monologues for David Letterman?

In January 2005, onetime Late Show with David Letterman (1993) producer Peter Lassally revealed that Johnny Carson occasionally contributed material for Letterman’s monologues, even years after Carson’s retirement. Interesting? On the show, people in the audience are often wearing coats, or appear “bundled up”.


What did David Letterman say to Conan O’Brien in 1994?

On February 28, 1994, Letterman appeared on Late Night as O’Brien’s only guest, marking Letterman’s first appearance on an NBC talk show since his departure for CBS. During the interview, Letterman gave O’Brien positive reinforcement, telling him “there’s nothing like this show anywhere on television” and that he was doing a terrific job as host.