| May 8, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In his final weeks as host of CBS' "Late Show," David Letterman has recruited a cavalcade of bold-face names, including President Obama, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Tina Fey, Oprah Winfrey and even, rumor has it, former archrival Jay Leno.
But for the...
| May 19, 2015
| 2:25 PM
David Letterman is an American legend because of his remarkable contradictions.
He didn't get what he wanted — hosting "The Tonight Show" and succeeding Johnny Carson — but he gained a record 33-year run in late night.
He didn't earn the...
| May 14, 2015
| 12:40 PM
The guest lineup for David Letterman's final three episodes of "Late Show" has been revealed, and while there are many long-expected names, there's still room for some surprises.
Monday night will feature Tom Hanks in his 60th appearance with Letterman....
| May 12, 2015
| 11:14 AM
David Letterman kicked off his last full week of "Late Shows" with an appearance from Howard Stern. And in typical Stern fashion, the SiriusXM host was sure to bring up the decades-old rivalry between Letterman and his former late-night competitor, Jay...
| May 8, 2015
| 8:56 PM
She was a struggling model and he was the host of a TV game show who shyly asked her if she wanted to watch some film clips of his comedy.
It was the first date in 1960 in New York City for the future Joanne Carson and Johnny Carson, long before he...
| May 7, 2015
| 7:03 PM
It is no surprise that comedians are different in private than in public. Mitch Fatel, however, who will perform at Wisecrackers in Whitehall Friday and Saturday , is an extreme example.
From his home in Hoboken, the comedian known for his many...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:20 AM
The late-night Jimmys, Fallon and Kimmel, are among the recipients of the 19th Annual Webby Awards, announced Monday.
Fallon's "The Tonight Show" won Webby and Peoples Voice awards for best entertainment app and a Webby for best television website....
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:04 PM
A moment of silence, un minuto de silencio, for "Sábado Gigante," the Spanish-language variety show that, it has just been announced, will end its 53-year run this September.
Let me take that back. It would be more appropriate to the raucous spirit of...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 11:33 AM
Usually, show business stories on late night talk shows are a lot of backslapping, "I'm great, you're great" love-fests. Not so with Louis C.K., who drew back the curtain a little bit on Tuesday's "Tonight Show" and revealed how he once squashed Jimmy...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Late night's viral video push paid off with Webby nominations as"The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" received nods in prominent comedy categories on Tuesday.
The Webby Awards, administered by the International Academy of...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:52 AM
Do fans tell Jay Leno they miss him on “The Tonight Show”?
“They miss you and they don’t miss you,” Leno, 64, said Thursday. “I did a corporate event a couple of weeks ago. A guy said, ‘I’m a big fan.&...