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  1. Letterman producer: No Leno on 'Late Show' finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    ... The rivalry between the two comedians is the stuff of late-night legend. After Leno was named host of "The Tonight Show" in 1992, beating Letterman for the coveted job, Letterman moved to CBS, and the two hosts began a long battle for viewers. If ...

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  2. David Letterman Records Final ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WEHT

    An end of era in late night TV. After decades behind the desk, David Letterman records his last show on Wednesday.

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  3. After Losing to Jay Leno, David Letterman's Bitterness Cost Him His Indiana SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Breitbart.com

    ... go. It is not hard to trace the long, sad, bitter fall of David Letterman. In early 1992, Letterman lost "The Tonight Show" to Jay leno. Letterman believed Johnny's chair was rightfully his (it was), that he was Carson's heir apparent (he was), and ...

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  4. Jimmy Fallon Salutes David Letterman: 'I Will Miss Him'Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | RollingStone

    Only two more episodes of Late Show remain before David Letterman retires, and on Monday's episode of The Tonight Show , Jimmy Fallon paid tribute to Letterman, the man who changed the face of late-night television. "This show, what late night has become, is a result of [Letterman] playing with the genre and exploring," Fallon said.

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  5. David Letterman Signs Off From Late ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sky News

    ... quipped in his monologue: "I'll be honest with you - it's beginning to look like I'm not going to get The Tonight Show." More of his trademark self-deprecation followed when he observed that he had done more than 6,000 shows, then joked that British ...

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  6. David Letterman's Finale Draws Biggest Ratings In DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Cinema Blend News

    ... is just a little less than the 14.6 million total viewers who tuned in for Jay Leno's final episode of The Tonight Show just over a year ago. Interestingly, however, Leno's last bow benefitted from airing right after the Winter Olympics on NBC, ...

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  7. David Letterman Says Goodbye After 33 Hilarious YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... segment." His next joke: "I want to be honest with you - it's beginning to look like I'm not gonna get 'The Tonight Show."' Letterman kidded about something that had occurred to him: "When I screw up, I'll have to go on somebody else's show to ...

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  8. Letterman draws biggest audience in 21 years with finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of his very last TV show after more than three decades. "It's beginning to look like I'm not going to get 'The Tonight Show.'" "I'll be honest with you," David Letterman said at the outset of his very last TV show after more than three decades. ...

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  9. David Letterman offers sincerity in making his final round of goodbyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of his very last TV show after more than three decades. "It's beginning to look like I'm not going to get 'The Tonight Show.'" What he did get, on show No. 6028 Wednesday of the nation's longest late-night career, was a celebrity studded sendoff ...

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  10. David Letterman retires: His most notable interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... (1985): Their feud may have been the dominating theme of the past few decades, but before Leno took over "The Tonight Show" from Johnny Carson, he was a frequent guest on "Late Night." Will Leno make one more appearance with Letterman before they're ...

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  11. David Letterman's late night legacy will live on: Darcy cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Plain Dealer

    Last night David Letterman said goodbye to late night TV after a 33 year run, but his comedy stylings live on with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Myers, James Corden and Conan O'Brien. Letterman's over 6,000 shows on NBC and CBS established him as a pioneering and standard-setting late night comedy icon.

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  12. David Letterman's final broadcast was as subversive, as punk rock, as everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Mashable

    ... From Wednesday night's monologue: "I'll be honest with ya. It's beginning to look like I'm not gonna get The Tonight Show ." The most savvy guests gave it right back to him; you knew you got Dave with a real stinger when he made that pursed-lips ...

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  13. Saluting Dave with a Top Ten List of what sets him apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... his talent pool. Letterman was the protege of Johnny Carson, who ruled late night for 30 years as host of "The Tonight Show," and he was the King of Late Night's heir apparent, despite what NBC thought when it tapped Jay Leno instead. Carson made ...

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  14. A few thoughts from Dave while preparing to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... to California and everything took care of itself. I went to the Comedy Store; that was fine. I went to 'The Tonight Show' (as a guest and guest host); that was fine. NBC gave me two shows (a short-lived weekday program followed by 'Late Night'). CBS ...

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  15. What's David Letterman going to do next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KIDK CBS 3

    ... would be an instant ratings draw for any number of channels. (His longtime rival Jay Leno, who signed off "The Tonight Show" in early 2014, now has a show about cars on CNBC.) At various points in his interview with Pauley, he remarked that "I doubt ...

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  16. David Letterman says good nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... on a sore point in his career saying, "I'll be honest with you, it's looking like I won't be getting 'The Tonight Show.'" At one point, Letterman poked fun at himself by asking how he knew it was time to retire. "One of the signs was -- Todd, the ...

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  17. David Letterman makes a classic, assured exit from late night televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Home Page tampabay.com

    ... Still, Letterman found time to look back with mock anger: "It's beginning to look like I'm not going to get the Tonight Show." Letterman covered all his bases, from well-wishing his successor Stephen Colbert to a nice look at a day in his life, ...

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  18. David Letterman is leaving a lasting legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | USA Today

    ... After a decade on NBC's Late Night , he lost out to Jay Leno in the battle to replace Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show in 1992, and promptly bolted for CBS. Leno became the ratings victor, followed by his successor, Jimmy Fallon. But arguably it ...

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  19. One of the great things about Letterman is that certain people still don't get him.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Bloomberg

    ... During Letterman's opening remarks, the show ran a montage of various local talking heads saying, "Up next, The Tonight Show with David Letterman " and "David Letterman, taking his talk show of 33 years, The Tonight Show , off the air next week." ...

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  20. David Letterman Says Goodbye to Late-Night TV Wednesday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... Letterman premiered Late Night on NBC in 1982. Letterman moved on to CBS and Late Show after losing out on The Tonight Show hosting gig to Jay Leno in the wake of Johnny Carson's retirement a decade later. Letterman experienced a few bumps during ...

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