David Letterman Reveals The Date Of His Final Broadcast

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(PCM) Host of “The Late Show” David Letterman announced his upcoming retirement during a broadcast of the show back in April of this year. CBS has now revealed that the date for David Letterman’s final broadcast as host of “The Late Show” will be on May 20, 2015.

Thus far, David Letterman holds the esteem of being the longest tenured late night talk show host, as he has spent 32 years on the air. Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS released the following statement in regards to Letterman’s upcoming departure saying “David Letterman has given to all of us … read more...

Injury Causes U2 To Cancel Week Long Tonight Show Residency

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(PCM) It appears that U2’s Bono can’t seem to catch a break! Last week, he got quite the scare when the tailgate of his private Learjet flew off mid-flight which could have led to a potential plane crash. Now, he has injured his arm after a cycling accident in New York’s Central Park which will require surgery to repair.

Bono’s arm injury also has caused the band to pull out of their scheduled week long residency on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

The band’s website featured the following statement from Edge, Adam and Larry: “We are one man … read more...

Chelsea Lately To Finale This August With An Hour-Long Live Event

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(E!) After seven successful years on the air, Chelsea Handler will end her late night run on E! with the series finale of “Chelsea Lately.” The network will say farewell to Handler’s comedy series with a month-long celebration of special episodes and surprise guests leading up to the live series finale on Tuesday, August 26 at 11:00pmET/PT.

“We are very proud of ’Chelsea Lately’s’ long-running success and the unique space that the series carved out in late night television,” said Suzanne Kolb, President, E! “Chelsea brought a distinct voice to late night with her acerbic wit

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It’s Finally Happened! Will Ferrell And Chad Smith Have An Epic Drum-Off!

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(NBC) Only The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon could make this happen! Jimmy Fallon officiated Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s  battle for the greatest drummer on The Tonight Show that ends in a surprise performance of “Don’t Fear The Reaper” from the Red Hot Chili Peppers!

 The proceeds from the epic drum-off battle went to charity with Will drumming for http://www.cancerforcollege.org/ and Chad drumming for http://www.littlekidsrock.org/

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Larry Wilmore Named As Stephen Colbert’s Replacement On Comedy Central

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(PCM) It has been revealed that “The Daily Show’s” Larry Wilmore will be replacing Stephen Colbert in January when the host of “The Colbert Report” makes his move over to CBS to succeed David Letterman as host of “The Late Show”.

Currently, Wilmore is cast as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on “The Daily Show” and prior that that he was the creator and writer for “The Bernie Mac Show”, “In Living Color” and “The Office”.

Colbert will make his exit from “The Colbert Report” in December of this year and Wilmore’s new show titled “The Minority Report” is slated to

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David Letterman Announces His Retirement; Planned For 2015

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(PCM) 66-year old comedian and host of “Late Night” David Letterman has just announced his retirement plans, claiming that the plan is to retire “sometime next year”.

Letterman began his late night career back in 1982 and was the first host of NBC’s “Late Night” franchise. Letterman’s retirement announcement was made during the taping of Thursday night’s show in New York. Letterman has the longest tenure of any late night host, as he has been in front of the camera for 32 years.

Letterman made the following statement : “I just want to reiterate my thanks for the support from

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