Saying Goodbye to 'The Late Show'
David Letterman's Top 10 Late-Night Memories05/20/15
David Letterman retires Wednesday after 33 years. Here's what he told TV Critic Eric Deggans about leaving the Ed Sullivan Theater one last time. (Take Two, KPCC, 5/14/2015)
Late Show Tonight
With the changing of the guards on late-night television, Jon Macks, long-time writer for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and the author of Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed (Blue Rider Press, 2015), talks about the end of the Letterman...
Letterman Announces Retirement
According to NPR TV critic Eric Deggans, Letterman "reshaped late night TV and succeeded as an edgy outsider more interested in making fun of show business than participating in it." (Morning Edition, NPR, 4/4/2014)
Alec Baldwin Interviews David Letterman
Listen to Letterman's interview with Alec Baldwin from 2012. (Here's The Thing, WNYC, 6/18/2012)
Behind the Scenes of Late Night
From Fresh Air's late night TV theme week: Listen back to Letterman's 1981 interview, in which he discusses the differences between morning and late night programming. (Fresh Air, NPR, 4/26/2013)
The Writers of 'The Late Show'
Jesse Thorn interviews Eric and Justin Stangel, co-Head Writers of The Late Show with David Letterman, and Bill Scheft, a long-time monologue writer on the show. (Bullseye, Maximum Fun, 1/20/2009)
Letterman's Place in Late Night History
Matt Zoller Seitz, TV critic for New York Magazine and Vulture.com and Editor-in-chief of RogerEbert.com, discusses Letterman's place in the history of late-night TV. (Brian Lehrer, WNYC, 4/7/2014)
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