When 35 year old stand-up comedian Steve Mazan learns he has cancer, he dedicates his life to achieving his dream of performing comedy on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Jimmy Kimmel sits down with Larry to talk about interviewing his idol David Letterman, and what it feels like to go head-to-head with him when "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" moves to TV's most wanted time slot.
In 1990, Johnny Carson announced he was retiring...and all hell broke loose. While NBC schemed, CBS dreamed, and the question on everyone's lips was 'Who will get Johnny's job?' Jay Leno thought he deserved it, David Letterman knew he had earned it, and everybody else wanted a piece of the action. Kathy Bates won a Golden Globe(R) for her performance.
Man on the Moon is a biographical movie on the late comedian Andy Kaufman. Kaufman, along with his role on "Taxi," was famous for being the self-declared Intergender Wrestling Champion of the world. After beating women time and time again, Jerry Lawler (who plays himself in the movie), a professional wrestler, got tired of seeing all of this and decided to challenge Kaufman to a match. In most of the matches the two had, Lawler prevailed with the piledriver, which is a move by spiking a guy head-first into the mat. In one of the most famous moments in this feud was in the early 80s when Kaufman threw coffee on Lawler on "The Late Show with David Letterman," got into fisticuffs with Lawler, and proceeded to sue NBC.
Originally released in 1984, this show features Martin’s Oscar®-nominated short The Absent-Minded Waiter (with Terri Garr, 1977); his full performance at the Universal Amphitheatre from September 28, 1979; and “The Comedians Segment” with Paul Simon, David Letterman, Alan King and Henny Youngman.
Join in the fun as nationally known comedian Todd Oliver and his amazing talking dogs (All Oliver family pets!) bring the down the house in this over-the-top family-friendly performance! Todd's national appearances on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson", "The Today Show", "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "The Howie Mandel Show", "Walker Texas Ranger", "CNN Entertainment News" have endeared him, along with canine sidekicks Irving and Lucy, to countless fans of all generations! Most recently, Todd became a semi-finalist on NBC's "America's Got Talent." David Letterman has proclaimed Todd one of the "Top 5 Ventriloquists in the World." It doesn't get much better than that! "You just knocked us over! So funny and amazing!"--Penn & Teller
In 1990, Johnny Carson announced he was retiring...and all hell broke loose. While NBC schemed, CBS dreamed, and the question on everyone's lips was 'Who will get Johnny's job?' Jay Leno thought he deserved it, David Letterman knew he had earned it, and everybody else wanted a piece of the action. Kathy Bates won the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe(R) for her her performance in this insider's look at TV gamesmanship. John Michael Higgins and Daniel Roebuck play Letterman and Leno.
All Over The Place is just what the title describes, capturing the incredible range and versatility of one of America's best comedians. From his many appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman to his weekly picks segment on FOX NFL Sunday, comedian/actor/impressionist Frank Caliendo has been all over television the past few years. Known for his dead-on impressions of famous actors (Al Pa...
In 1979, Gilda Radner threw a summerlong party at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre. Everybody came: Lisa Loopner, Judy Miller, Emily Litella, Rhonda and the Rhondettes, Candy Slice, Roseanne Roseannadanna. And many thousands of cheering theatergoers celebrating Gilda's hilarious, knockout Brodway debut. Filmed by another award-winning stage/screen comedy legend, director Mike Nichols, Gilda Live showcases the comedienne's Saturday Night Live alter-egos in edgy, crazy material not even the Not Ready for Prime Time Players were ready for. Also on hand are Late Night with David Letterman's Paul Shaffer, playing straight man and playing up a musical storm, and Father Guido Sarducci, ever the irreverent reverend. Join them as the late, great Gilda does what she does best – be flat-out funny.
David Letterman and Jay Leno battle for Johnny Carson's vacant job in this compelling story of the late-night talk-show wars.
After hearing the news of David Letterman's retirement, Jimmy pays tribute with a Top 10 list of his own.
Part III: Carol Leifer says she thinks Joel McHale would make a great replacement for David Letterman on “The Late Show.”
Jimmy Fallon's monologue from Friday, April 4. Part 1 of 2.
David Letterman announces his retirement from "Late Show," and Stephen marvels at the challenge of filling his shoes.
At 65, David Letterman is one year shy of when comedian Johnny Carson retired.
David Letterman talks about being a father.
In the early '90s, the extremely competitive landscape of late-night television made headlines, and Arsenio Hall's first talk show aired at the same time Jay Leno and David Letterman's battle for 'The Tonight Show' was raging. Today, Arsenio says, things have changed among the three men. Watch as he opens up about his current relationship with Jay and reveals why he was so honored to announce his new talk show on 'Late Show with David Letterman.'
Funnyman David Letterman says he struggled with depression behind the scenes.
Jimmy has been vocal about his dislike for "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno, and now he's going up against both Jay and David Letterman when "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" moves to 11:35 PM.
Join WatchMojo.com as we take a look at the career of David Letterman.
When 35 year old stand-up comedian Steve Mazan learned he had cancer, and might only have five years to live, he dedicated his life living his dream: performing comedy on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Our couchers can't get enough of David Letterman.
Was David Letterman's interview with Lindsay Lohan too harsh?
Why he apologized to Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Sarah Palin and Donald Trump.
The legendary TV producer talks about "All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," and more.
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