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  • The No. 1 reason fans are turning out: They love David Letterman

    The No. 1 reason fans are turning out: They love David Letterman
    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...
  • Late-night legend David Letterman led way for others

    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...
  • David Letterman's last 'Late Show' guests announced

    David Letterman's last 'Late Show' guests announced
    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....
  • David Letterman tells Howard Stern he declined Jay Leno's invite

    David Letterman tells Howard Stern he declined Jay Leno's invite
    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...
  • Joanne Carson dies at 83; ex-wife of 'Tonight Show' host

    Joanne Carson dies at 83; ex-wife of 'Tonight Show' host
    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...
  • 'Late Night' comic Mitch Fatel is unapologetically perverse

    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...
  • Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel among Webby Award winners

    Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel among Webby Award winners
    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....
  • 'Sábado Gigante' is not just an enduring TV show, but a world of its own

    'Sábado Gigante' is not just an enduring TV show, but a world of its own
    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...
  • Louis C.K. reveals how he once hindered Jimmy Fallon's career

    Louis C.K. reveals how he once hindered Jimmy Fallon's career
    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...
  • Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel among 19th Webby Awards nominees

    Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel among 19th Webby Awards nominees
    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...
  • Jay Leno savors life on road after 'Tonight'

    Jay Leno savors life on road after 'Tonight'
    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.&...