Steve O’Donnell remained humble as he accepted the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, wondering if perhaps the WGA had confused him for another former head writer of Late Night with David Letterman, or perhaps Saturday Night Live, or even his identical twin, Mark, who co-wrote the Broadway musical Hairspray. Steve O’Donnell’s credits […]
Ritch Shydner had quite a run during the comedy boom of the 1980s, making multiple appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Night with David Letterman, playing Al Bundy’s co-worker on Married With Children, appearing in small roles in big movies such as Roxanne and Beverly Hills Cop II, and writing for […]
...yet again. In lieu of clips from Groundhog Day, as in previous years, here's Bill Murray making an appearance on Late Night with David Letterman in 1993 to promote the film.
After Future Islands danced their way into our nation's (and David Letterman's) heart with their catchy, appropriately titled breakthrough Singles, it's safe to say that their has been some anticipation for the eventual follow-up. Or, as Samuel T.
Fox hyped it as “the greatest technological breakthrough in the history of sports.” Hardcore hockey fans in Canada and the U.S. hated it. David Letterman also criticized it. What was it? It was the blue glowing puck that Fox used in its NHL coverage starting with the 1996 All-Star Game and lasted for two seasons. Show More Summary
After doling out panini sandwiches outside of the Late Show with David Letterman and being a lousy bartender, Fredrik Eklund, an arrival from Sweden in 2003, thought he would give real estate a try...
POTUS goes out in style, with David Letterman in a sweater and rumored performances by Solange and Pharrell.
Prez Obama had pretty much every big star who gave him mad support over at his crib Friday night, and it looked super cool. The guest list pretty much says it all... David Letterman, Paul McCartney, John Legend & Chrissy Teigen, Robert De…
As part of new album from the former Late Show with David Letterman band leader.
Paul Shaffer, the longtime David Letterman bandleader, is getting ready to put out a new album with his band, which he's seriously calling the World's Most Dangerous Band. The LP features collaborations with a truly bizarre array of guests: Bill Murray, Shaggy, Darius Rucker. And as Pitchfork points out, Jenny Lewis also stops by to…
On March 17, former “Late Night With David Letterman” musical director Paul Shaffer will release a new self-titled album with the World’s Most Dangerous Band (via Sire Records). The record features collaborations with Bill Murray, Shaggy, Darius Rucker, and more. Show More Summary
David Letterman is most known as longtime talk show host, but he also appeared in a few acting roles during his career including this clip from the 1979 Mork & Mindy episode “Mork Goes Erk” where he played the leader of an authoritarian self-help group. via Pat Kiernan Related Laughing Squid PostsDavid Letterman NBC Years […]
In November 1998, George Michael appeared on “Late Show With David Letterman” to promote his new greatest-hits collection — and to publicly address his arrest earlier that year for lewd conduct in a Beverly Hills restroom. The English pop star, pressed to explain what happened at Will Rogers Memorial...
"It just feels right"
Jason Zinoman is the comedy critic for The New York Times, and has written a new book about David Letterman which will come out April 2017 (pre-order Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night now!). But first, Zinoman joined me once again to close the book on 2016. Who was the Most Valuable Performer in comedy in […]
Thanks to The View, Darlene Love's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" has a new home. For 28 years, Love performed her signature holiday hit on CBS' The Late Show. David...
Late Night with Seth Meyers debuted on Feb. 24, 2014, but the Meyers edition of NBC's late-late talk show -- following in the footsteps of David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon -- didn't start to find its own footing until he first ditched the stand-up monologue to open the show from behind his desk […]
Adrianne Tolsch, a pioneering figure among female stand-up comics, a Broadway performer and the wife of former Late Show With David Letterman writer Bill Scheft, died today at her home in New York City. She was 78 and succumbed to esophageal cancer. Scheft broke the news to friends on his Twitter page. Gone to heaven, 5:45 this morning. Show More Summary
Two towering titans of comedy, retired talk show host David Letterman and 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt creator Tina Fey, met recently at a posh Manhattan restaurant for a rare one-on-one interview. Nominally, the reason forShow More Summary