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Late Show with David Letterman 

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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

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David Letterman
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Cast

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David Letterman ...  Himself - Host / ... 4,196 episodes, 1993-2015
Paul Shaffer ...  Himself - Musical Director / ... 4,195 episodes, 1993-2015
Alan Kalter Alan Kalter ...  Himself - Announcer / ... 1,479 episodes, 1995-2015
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Storyline

David Letterman's comedic talk-show after moving to a new television network. He retains largely the same format as the previous 'Late Night with David Letterman.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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"There is no off position on the genius switch." See more »


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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Late Show Backstage See more »

Filming Locations:

Boca Raton, Florida, USA See more »

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Worldwide Pants See more »
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Dolby

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

An estimated 13.5 million viewers watched when Oprah Winfrey was Dave's guest on 1 December 2005. The average night pulled in 4.3 million viewers. See more »

Quotes

Pat Farmer: Do you like her?
Jeff: Yeah, but someone should tell her to lay off the donuts.
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David Letterman is not funny
5 January 2006 | by jandmjmiessSee all my reviews

Does anyone really think David Letterman is funny? Oh sure, he's goofy and silly which would probably appeal to an 8 year old. He laughs incessantly at his own crappy gags and although he often has interesting guests he repeatedly interrupts them to inject some silly comments of his own.I'm so sick of his top ten lists of every stupid subject he can think of. Almost every gag is a sexual innuendo or a crude insult on some well known person. I know many people think he is hilarious but honestly folks...I think he's a comedy fraud. The Tonight Show went down the tube when Johnny Carson retired.What a wonderfully funny and witty man he was. Now THERE was late night comedy!!


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