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One Final Insult: Leno Beats Letterman In Finale Ratings

The loss of “The Tonight Show” to Jay Leno in 1992 came not only to define David Letterman the man but also the slow-motion collapse of a career defined by Letterman’s anger and bitterness over the loss. Leno not only won Carson’s seat,

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CBS Throws Letterman’s Set and Show In the Dumpster

Anyone looking for proof that David Letterman overstayed his welcome by at least a decade need look no further than the news just hours after Letterman’s farewell show broadcast Thursday night. If you bought into all the elite media hype

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Letterman: I’m Being Forced Out Because I Gave $75K to the Clinton Foundation

Tuesday on CBS’s “The Late Show,” during his monologue host David Letterman took a shot at ABC News host George Stephanopoulos for the controversy over his previously undisclosed Clinton Foundation donations while reporting on that subject. “Well, ladies and gentlemen, tomorrow,

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Johnny Carson Worried David Letterman Would ‘Self Destruct’

On Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show, talent coordinator Jim McCawley’s job was to root through comedy clubs for fresh standup meat. On a November in ‘78, he suggested I stick around to catch the intense young man awaiting the cue to uncork his initial six-minute chunk before his idol.