CBS boss Les Moonves on Letterman: “It”s going to be tough to say goodbye”
“For 21 years, David Letterman has graced our Network”s air in late night with wit, gravitas and brilliance unique in the history of our medium,” Moonves said in a statement, adding: “There is only one David Letterman. His greatness will always be remembered here, and he will certainly sit among the pantheon of this business. On a personal note, it”s been a privilege to get to know Dave and to enjoy a terrific relationship. It”s going to be tough to say goodbye. Fortunately, we won”t have to do that for another year or so.” PLUS: Did Jimmy Fallon”s big ratings play a role?, Letterman”s successor has already been named (Conan, Kimmel, Fallon), watch Letterman”s 1st “Late Night” from 1982 with guest Bill Murray, Letterman in 1991 laughs at Johnny Carson”s question asking if he could envision working 20 more years in late-night, watch Dave”s craziest interviews, and celebs react to the news, from Lena Dunham to Donald Trump to Ellen — Ricky Gervais calls him a “king-maker.”
Who will replace Dave – Stephen Colbert? Craig Ferguson? Chelsea Handler? Louis CK?
What about Jay Leno?
Report: Networks turned down President Obama”s request to address the nation in primetime about healthcare
According to Buzzfeed, the Obama administration wanted the president to talk about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday night.
Watch Anna Kendrick”s “SNL” promos with Pharrell – and his hat
Pharrell Williams” big hat makes a brief cameo in the latest “SNL” promos.
Mandy Moore joins CBS” “Good Session”
She”ll be married to James Roday on the couples therapy sitcom.
BJ Novak recalls his former Little League teammate, John Krasinski
Not only did the former “Office” co-stars go to high school together, but they”ve known each other nearly their entire lives.
“Damages” creators” Netflix series adds Enrique Murciano and Katie Finneran
“Without a Trace” alum Murciano will play Linda Cardellini”s boyfriend on the psychological thriller.