Merrill Markoe

David Letterman Announces His Retirement During Late Show Taping

Wake the kids and phone the neighbors, because David Letterman is hanging it up after his contract expires at the end of next year.The 33-year late night veteran and host of CBS’ flagship Late Show with David Letterman broke the news to his studio audience during the taping of Thursday night’s show.

Letterman Re-ups With CBS

Jay Leno may be riding into the sunset in a denim tuxedo, but his longtime late night rival David Letterman is staying put, extending his contract with CBS for another year.