Late Show with David Letterman

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Late Show with David Letterman
Late Show with David Letterman
Premiere August 30, 1993
Finale May 20, 2015
Creator David Letterman
Host David Letterman
Network CBS
Style 60-minute comedy talk
Company Worldwide Pants, Inc.
Seasons 22
Episodes 4,263
Origin USA

Late Show with David Letterman is a comedy talk show that aired on CBS. It is the spiritual successor to Late Night with David Letterman, a late night talk show that was broadcast on NBC which David Letterman hosted between 1982 and 1993. In April 2014, Letterman announced his retirement, and the final show aired on May 20, 2015. The successor show will be Late Show with Stephen Colbert starring Stephen Colbert from The Colbert Report and previously The Daily Show.

Contents

Cast

Personality Role
Main
Paul Shaffer Band Leader

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale Episodes
CBS
Season Season One August 30, 1993 August 19, 1994 219
Season Season Two August 29, 1994 August 18, 1995 220
Season Season Three September 4, 1995 August 23, 1996 210
Season Season Four September 2, 1996 August 29, 1997 213
Season Season Five September 1, 1997 August 14, 1998 203
Season Season Six August 31, 1998 August 20, 1999 213
Season Season Seven September 7, 1999 August 11, 2000 196
Season Season Eight August 21, 2000 August 3, 2001 197
Season Season Nine August 20, 2001 August 30, 2002 208
Season Season Ten September 3, 2002 August 29, 2003 187
Season Season Eleven September 1, 2003 August 6, 2004 189
Season Season Twelve August 23, 2004 August 12, 2005 194
Season Season Thirteen August 29, 2005 August 25, 2006 196
Season Season Fourteen August 28, 2006 August 31, 2007 199
Season Season Fifteen September 4, 2007 August 29, 2008 168
Season Season Sixteen September 2, 2008 August 28, 2009 197
Season Season Seventeen August 31, 2009 August 26, 2010 187
Season Season Eighteen August 30, 2010 August 4, 2011 180
Season Season Nineteen August 22, 2011 July 26, 2012 176
Season Season Twenty August 13, 2012 August 1, 2013 183
Season Season Twenty-One August 19, 2013 July 31, 2014 180
Season Season Twenty-Two August 18, 2014 May 20, 2015 152

In-Depth

External Sites