The Tonight Show Newswire (Page 6)

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

    Tuesday May 19 | KIDK CBS 3

    ... 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. TV: Letterman era coming to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... of their way to pay their respects to their rival at CBS. Fallon spent five minutes praising Letterman on "The Tonight Show." Kimmel has scheduled a rerun Wednesday night in honor of Letterman's farewell. Nearly everyone hosting a late-night show ...

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  3. David Letterman is ready to retire from late nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Star Press

    ... 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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  4. Former a Tonight Showa Head Writer: Carson Worried David Letterman Would - Self Destruct'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Breitbart.com

    ... that implied, "I'm in your face and don't give a damn". A student of the genre, he incorporated bits from The Tonight Show 's first host, Steve Allen. Steve had given audience members salamis. He handed out hams. Steve had jumped into a vat of ...

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

    Friday May 15 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... 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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  6. David Letterman leaves behind legacy of absurdity, great TV momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... admitted the allegations were true. Letterman did not shy away from controversy. He had a lot of fun with the Tonight Show hosting controversy when Jay Leno left the show and then came back after only a few months and in trouble with former vice ...

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  7. Editorial: Good night, David LettermanRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Dallas Morning News

    ... have amassed only 26 years in front of the camera combined. Even Jay Leno, who beat out Letterman for the Tonight Show gig after Carson's retirement, could manage only 21 years in the nightly spotlight. It almost wasn't so: Letterman's 2009 sex ...

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  8. Conan O'Brien 'Uncomfortable' With David Letterman Leaving 'Late Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ETonline

    ... Letterman's Late Show departure comes decades after he almost left the show to replace Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show in the '90s. The gig eventually went to Jay Leno. That fiasco was chronicled in T he Late Shift , a book and TV movie that ...

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  9. Video: Sam Rockwell Re-Creates 'Gong Show' Classic on Tonight ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... youth and the actor discusses starring in the Poltergeist remake. Check out the clips below! In 2014, "The Tonight Show" returned to its New York origins when "The Tonight Show Starring J immy Fallon " made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in ...

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  10. Timeline: David Letterman's career in late-night TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... starred on a variety of game shows. Letterman got his big break while performing stand-up comedy on NBC's "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson on Nov. 24, 1978. Letterman was brought on as a guest 22 times and became the permanent guest host for ...

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  11. David Letterman through the years: A look back at the hosta s pivotal momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... they had a star, so eventually executives let Letterman have his own late-night program, airing after "The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson." That was the birth of "Late Night" on NBC. The show started out emphasizing Letterman's unique brand of ...

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  12. A look back at David Letterman's legendary late-night careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... to get serious about comedy and move to Los Angeles. Within a few years, he had landed an appearance on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson that would change his life. "And it's white hot adrenaline. That's all it is. Then you go and you sit down ...

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  13. Letterman was once a religion . . .Read the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Big Picture

    That's right, late night started with Steve Allen, matured with Johnny Carson and ended with David Letterman. There are people on at 11:35 now, even 11 and 12:35, but they're poseurs, inheritors of a throne no one pays fealty to anymore, despite a fawning press gushing in adulation, trying to divert attention from its own death.

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  14. Ita s hard to say goodbye to a TV institution like David LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | HeraldNet

    ... longer than the summer. I vaguely remember hearing in early 1982 that a new show was coming on after "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," with David Letterman as the host. As a kid with night owl and procrastination tendencies, I saw a fair ...

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  15. Top Ten reasons we'll remember David LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | New York Daily News

    Thirty-three years he's been on television and let's face it, there's still so much we don't know about David Letterman that we could never possibly pick it all up before 12:35 a.m. Thursday, when he gives his final wave. Like Johnny Carson, or Jay Leno, or, yeah, even Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon, Letterman knows we don't want someone on our TV screen late at night whose priority is to share his feelings.

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  16. David Letterman's 33-year journey from cult hero to late-night institutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... two years - a record that will not be challenged any time soon, if ever. Try to imagine Jimmy Fallon doing "The Tonight Show" at 68, and you will fail. (Jimmy Kimmel I can see hanging on, maybe.) Although the shadow of his leaving has stretched ... 7 comments

  17. VIDEO: Snoop Dogg & Jimmy Recall Co-Starring on Canadian Soap Opera 'Jacob's Patience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a proud papa and becoming a granddad, as well as working with Pharrell on his 13th studio album. In 2014, "The Tonight Show" returned to its New York origins when "The Tonight Show Starring J immy Fallon " made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in ...

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  18. Video: Bill O'Reilly Talks 2016 Presidential Race & More on Tonight ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Dennis Miller and what he thinks of the 2016 presidential race. Check out all the clips below! In 2014, "The Tonight Show" returned to its New York origins when "The Tonight Show Starring J immy Fallon " made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in ...

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  19. David Letterman leaves behind a late-night landscape he transformedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Cleveland.com

    LeBron James, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe, Lupita Nyang'o, Katy Perry and Lil Wayne have something in common. Each of them has been welcomed by David Letterman to his late-night talk show.

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  20. VIDEO: Snoop Dogg Performs New Song 'So Many Pros' on TONIGHTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Snoop Dogg performed "So Many Pros" from his latest album 'Bush.' Watch the performance below and click here for more clips from last night's appearance! In 2014, "The Tonight Show" returned to its New York origins when "The Tonight Show Starring J immy Fallon " made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center.

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