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When did the Late Show with David Letterman start?

When did the Late Show with David Letterman start?

The following is a list of notable episodes from Late Show with David Letterman since its inception on August 30, 1993. Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman that ran on CBS between August 30, 1993 and May 20, 2015.

When did Bill Wendell leave the David Letterman show?

Announcer Bill Wendell retired and left the show on August 18, 1995. He was replaced by Alan Kalter on the show’s next episode, September 5, 1995, which came after a two-week hiatus. In 1996, long-time producer Robert Morton left and head writer Rob Burnett was promoted to executive producer.

How much money does David Letterman make per year?

When David Letterman became available following a conflict with NBC, CBS was eager to lure him and offered him a three-year, $14 million per year contract, doubling his Late Night salary. According to their agreement, the show would spend a month in Hollywood at least once a year.

What was the real name of Bud Melman on the David Letterman show?

Ultimately a compromise was reached in key areas: the “Viewer Mail” segment would be called the “CBS Mailbag”; the actor portraying Larry “Bud” Melman on Late Night would use his real name, Calvert DeForest, on the CBS show; and Paul Shaffer’s “World’s Most Dangerous Band” would become the “CBS Orchestra”.

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The show debuted on August 30, 1993, and was produced by Letterman’s production company, Worldwide Pants, and CBS Television Studios. S11, Ep141 18 May 2004 Rate

What was the difference between Tom Green and David Letterman?

Tom Green has only the latter, Leno has neither. Letterman showed that you could do a celebrity interview show without sucking up to the guests and that most celebrities actually have a sense of humor about themselves if given a chance.

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