Did Letterman retire because Jimmy Fallon was trouncing him?

04.04.14 3 years ago

Did Letterman retire because Jimmy Fallon was trouncing him?
With Fallon”s takeover of “The Tonight Show,” Dave has never been so badly beaten before. PLUS: Watch Keith Olbermann”s touching tribute to Letterman.

Advice for potential Letterman replacements: Don”t take the job!
“If anyone truly wants to become the next David Letterman, they won”t do it by becoming the last David Letterman,” says James Poniewozik. “An 11:35 p.m. show on CBS is not the place for someone who dreams of reinventing the wheel. It”s for someone who likes the wheel, and doesn”t mind watching it spin in place, over and over, for years.”

“House of Cards” is expected to get the millions tax credits it needs to stay in Maryland
The Maryland House of Delegates is also expected to drop its threat to use eminent domain to seize the Netflix show”s property.

One of the dating show contestants who rejected Jon Hamm in 1996 has no regrets
In fact, she has never watched “Mad Men.”

“Downton Abbey” creator had to lecture his cast on the dangers of Twitter
Richard E. Grant recently annoyed Julian Fellowes by posting a picture of himself in “Downton” garb on Twitter. “He”s very naughty. The trouble we”ve had with things like Twitter,” says Fellowes.

“Suits” adds D.B. Woodside and Brendan Hines
The “24” alum and “Lie to Me” vet will recur in Season 4.

Watch every “Game of Thrones” death in 3 minutes
See every on-screen death. PLUS: Sigur Ros covers “The Rain of Castamere.”

Tatiana Maslany talks about her newest “Orphan Black” clone
“It”s strange because we shot her in pre-production,” says Maslany of playing Jennifer Fitzsimmons. “So we shot her in like a day in pre-production, the first day of shooting basically before the crew was even there. So it was an intense day because we went through her whole illness, from health to sickness, in a succinct amount of time. PLUS: Watch the new “Orphan Black” trailer.

Check out a new trailer for HBO”s “The Normal Heart”
Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo look worried in the latest trailer for the film about the ’80s AIDs crisis.

Poppy Montgomery secretly weds at Disneyland
Mickey and Minnie Mouse presided over the “Unforgettable” star”s vows.

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