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David Letterman retires from 'Late Show'

  • David Letterman signs off from 'Late Show'

    David Letterman signs off from 'Late Show'

    David Letterman closed out his 33 years as a late-night host on Wednesday with a star-studded finale that ended with his favorite band the Foo Fighters playing "Everlong," the song that welcomed him back after his heart bypass surgery in 2000. The Foo Fighters, dressed in black tie for the occasion,...

  • #ThanksDave: Jennifer Lawrence, Seth Rogen and more send off Letterman

    #ThanksDave: Jennifer Lawrence, Seth Rogen and more send off Letterman

    As David Letterman bade farewell to late-night on Wednesday, celebrities poured their hearts and humor out on social media to send off the "Late Show" host after 33 years in the biz. Musicians shared their performances, comedians shared their stand-up bits and nearly all of them thanked Letterman...

  • What was David Letterman's greatest moment?

    What was David Letterman's greatest moment?

    David Letterman will be signing off of "Late Show" on Wednesday night, and after weeks (or has it been months?) of tributes, his 33-year run as a late-night TV host will be purely the stuff of memories. We've been looking back at Letterman too. For example, his most notable interviews, including...

  • David Letterman retires: A brief history of the Top Ten List

    David Letterman retires: A brief history of the Top Ten List

    The Top Ten List has become so inextricably linked to David Letterman and his two late night talk shows, that it's hard to believe the bit didn't start with his very first show. But it didn't. The first Top Ten List appeared on Sept. 18, 1985, a few years into Letterman's "Late Night" run on NBC....

  • David Letterman retires: His most notable interviews

    David Letterman retires: His most notable interviews

    For all the talk of top 10 lists and stupid tricks perpetrated by both beast and man, the element that kept David Letterman going over all these years is his people touch. Whether he's fully engaged or couldn't seem to care less, the "Late Show" host's interviews have often been a highlight of...

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