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  • Letterman's departure points to new generation for late-night TV

    Letterman's departure points to new generation for late-night TV
    The long reign of Stupid Human Tricks and Top Ten Lists will come to an end next year, David Letterman said Thursday, in a surprise announcement that signaled not just his retirement but also a potential generational change in late-night television. "I'...
  • David Letterman Retirement News Sparks Frenzy of Successor Speculation

    David Letterman's decision to retire next year has predictably set off a storm of speculation about successors to his "Late Show" throne. Stephen Colbert (pictured) has had quite a reversal of fortune in the past seven days. Last week he was forced to...
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • The Battle Begins: Cuomo Issues Top 10 List as New York Tries to Keep 'Late Show'

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sure to make a pitch for keeping CBS' successor to "Late Show with David Letterman" in the state, so today he issued a Top Ten list to honor the departing host. The list is boosterism more than anything else, coming on the...
  • Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.

    Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other film industry supporters are still smarting from NBC's decision to move "The Tonight Show" this year from Burbank back to New York after more than four decades in Southern California, a move that cost more than...
  • David Letterman retiring in 2015

    NEW YORK — The days are numbered for stupid human tricks and goofy Top 10 lists: David Letterman is preparing to retire from "Late Show" in 2015, in another generational upheaval that will roil the crowded late-night TV schedule. The host, who...
  • Director Sandy Grossman dies, was heart of sports television's legendary A-Team

    Even behind those oversized glasses, Sandy Grossman's eyes were as intense as his can-do spirit. He was pitching one of the countless ideas he percolated during his creative career as a legendary sports television director. "We need a book on the A-Team,...
  • For Leslie Uggams, '4 Girls 4' at Easton's State Theater another step in illustrious career

    In a career that now has stretched 60 years and included music, television, theater and movies, actress and singer Leslie Uggams has worked with just about everyone. She performed with Frank Sinatra as well as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. She's...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.

    Mayor Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.
    Taking a page from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayor Eric Garcetti urged CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves to consider Los Angeles as the new home for its next late-night comedy show. "As a longtime fan, I was saddened to hear of David...
  • David Letterman to Retire From CBS in 2015

    In a move that will complete the generational transition in latenight, David Letterman is preparing to retire from CBS next year. Letterman disclosed his plan during Thursday afternoon's taping of "The Late Show." "The man who owns this network,...
  • THEATER

    THEATER
    "Coward on Television Luncheon": The Noel Coward Festival Palm Beach will open with a luncheon featuring video clips of the playwright, actor, composer and showman on TV shows such as “The Ed Sullivan Show,” “What’s My Line?”...
  • 'The Good Wife' creators and stars discuss shocking twist, show's future

    'The Good Wife' creators and stars discuss shocking twist, show's future
    While the rest of the country -- or so it seems -- is still in mourning over the tragic death of Will Gardner in Sunday's episode of "The Good Wife," at least one woman sees opportunity in his untimely passing.  As Josh Charles explained in a...