The Tonight Show Newswire (Page 6)

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

    May 21, 2015 | 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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  2. Saluting Dave with a Top Ten List of what sets him apartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | 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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  3. A few thoughts from Dave while preparing to goRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | 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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  4. What's David Letterman going to do next?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | 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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  5. David Letterman says good nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | 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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  6. David Letterman makes a classic, assured exit from late night televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | 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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  7. David Letterman is leaving a lasting legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | 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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  8. One of the great things about Letterman is that certain people still don't get him.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | 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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  9. David Letterman Says Goodbye to Late-Night TV Wednesday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | 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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  10. Wake the kids and phone the neighbors! Ita s David Lettermana s last showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Even if you discount that cult-classic morning show from 1980 , David Letterman 's career as a late night talk show host is a 33-year legacy that ends tonight with his final show. Compare that to Johnny Carson , "The King of Late Night"; when he signed off as The Tonight Show host in 1992, he had a 30-year-long record.

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  11. Adios David LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... when he started at NBC but not anything like today. The only late night talk show that mattered was The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson . Many a comic from back in the day will testify, making it on Carson meant you had a career in the business. ...

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  12. How David Letterman blew up late-night TVRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | Reuters

    ... anyone's feathers. He was also self-satisfied. Letterman was the exact opposite. Leno was going to maintain The Tonight Show franchise. Letterman had made a career out of gibing it. Fans wait outside the Ed Sullivan

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  13. David Letterman retires in world where stupid pet tricks are now the normRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... MTV. For many, "Late Night" was one of the first shows to become unmoored from its time slot - following "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson, it aired after midnight in most areas - a must see show for young people especially, who set family VCRs ...

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  14. Letterman signs off saying he's 'naked and afraid'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in 1993 to host the Late Show after his biggest career disappointment - losing out to Jay Leno as host of the Tonight show. Sarcastic, at times angry and scathing, Letterman is noted for an unpredictable, uncompromising attitude. Some celebrities ...

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  15. Jimmy Kimmel wona t air new episode opposite David Lettermana s final showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... crying all day, which makes it hard to work." Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien aren't following suit. NBC's "The Tonight Show" and TBS' "Conan" are planning original installments for May 20, according to show representatives. Comedy Central's "The ...

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  16. What Jimmy Kimmel will not be doingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... crying all day, which makes it hard to work." Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien aren't following suit. NBC's "The Tonight Show" and TBS' "Conan" are planning original installments for May 20, according to show representatives. Comedy Central's "The ...

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  17. Jay Leno brings the late-night laughs to Huntsville, lucky donors head to California to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Jay Leno walked onto the stage in Huntsville and brought the jokes which served him well on NBC's "The Tonight Show" for 22 years. Leno mused on why Americans are so fat, why dogs are better than cats, and the difficulties of flying.

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  18. Jay Leno visits Huntsville Hospital, makes surprise donation before Von Braun Center showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... several years." Leno announced the gift at the beginning of his visit. However the comic, who hosted NBC's "The Tonight Show" for 22 years, spent most of his hour or so at Huntsville Hospital meeting a handful of patients and posing for a ...

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  19. Jimmy Kimmel not-so-live: Kimmel will air a rerun on Letterman's final nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Digital Trends

    ... scandal, and an ongoing feud with rival Jay Leno, who came out ahead in a battle between the two for The Tonight Show in the '90s. Following Leno's appointment as successor to Johnny Carson - a post many felt would rightfully go to Letterman - the ...

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  20. Jimmy Kimmel Plans Rerun on Letterman's Last Night to Not 'Distract Viewers'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... Letterman's only competitor in the 11:30 p.m. time slot to bow out on the 20th. Representatives for NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and TBS' Conan said the shows would air new episodes that week as planned. While Conan O'Brien won't be ...

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