Bandleader Paul Shaffer, who has served as the bespectacled musical director on “The Late Show with David Letterman” for three decades, is considering leaving the show when his contract is up in two years.TV Guide Canada. “I’m going to be certainly ready to lie down after that, take a nap.”
Just days after political commentator Keith Olbermann was fired from Al Gore's Current TV network, he admitted to David Letterman that he "screwed up."
On the "Late Show" Tuesday night, Olbermann suggested the network was not capable of supporting him and his show. "I screwed up really big on this. Let's just start there. I thought we could do this. It's my fault that it didn't succeed in the sense that I didn't think the whole thing through," said the former "Countdown" host.
This year marks the second annual Comedy Awards ceremony, which celebrates the best comedies of the year. The event is set to take place on April 28 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, and will air nationwide May 6 on Comedy Central.
And the nominees are...
"Crazy, Stupid, Love."
"Midnight in Paris"
Performance by an Actor - Film
Jason Bateman, "Horrible Bosses"
Steve Carell, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Zach Galifianakis, "The Hangover Part II"
Owen Wilson, "Midnight in Paris
After "The Late Show" host David Letterman made fun of Rosie O'Donnell's whirlwind engagement to fiancée Michelle Rounds, a sharp-tongued Rosie fired back, asking, "Why is that Dave? Why? I don't remember making fun of you when you had sex with all your interns! I didn't make fun of your rampant, throbbing heterosexuality, did I, Dave?"
O'Donnell was responding to Letterman's monologue on Tuesday's edition of his show, when he joked, "The woman [Rosie] is marrying, her fiancée, was driving... and her car broke down. And guess what happened? Rosie pulls up right behind her in a tow truck."
The late night talk shows had a field day with Kim Kardashian's divorce announcement on Monday. David Letterman quipped, "People said they had trouble, they were bickering at the altar -- now they're fighting over custody of the cake! Kim said it's not really a divorce -- it's part of a five-player trade!"
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"The Late Show" host David Letterman did it again, poking fun at Kirstie Alley's waistline.
A svelte Alley appeared on Letterman's show in July and busted him for all the fat jokes he aimed at her while she was on "Dancing with the Stars" - and now that she has slimmed down considerably, one would think that was the end of it, right? Wrong.
In his Top 10 List Wednesday night, Letterman focused on the 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia this week, and Alley unfortunately made the top spot as the most overheard comment during the East Coast earthquake.
Find out what Dave said!
In his first show since receiving death threats from an online jihadist, "Late Show" host David Letterman responded in his own comedic way.
"I wish I had a nickel for every time a guy has threatened to cut my tongue out," Letterman quipped.
Check out this clip from the show!
He then presented a list of people "who hate me," including al-Qaida; Sarah Palin; Donald Trump; Jay Leno; the Late Show staff, crew and home audience; Canadians; NBC; CBS; his neighbors; Tony Danza; dogs and cats.