Topic: The Late Show With David Letterman

For at Least One Night, Stephen Colbert Is the New Late-Night Ratings King

Draws more viewers than Fallon and Kimmel combined

The final numbers for the premiere of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert are in, and it looks like the late-night ad windfall CBS was waiting for has indeed arrived. Colbert's…

With Stephen Colbert, CBS Prepares for a Late Night Ad Windfall

Unlike David Letterman, Colbert embraces advertisers

Tonight, Stephen Colbert hosts a late-night show—CBS' The Late Show With Stephen Colbert—for the first time since The Colbert Report ended last December. It's the longest time the comedian has…

Why CBS Is Replacing David Letterman With Reruns of The Mentalist

Could summer strategy blunt James Corden's momentum?

How do you follow an icon like David Letterman and his perfect Late Show finale last Wednesday? For CBS, the answer might seem surprising: Simon Baker. Do not adjust your television…

Stephen Colbert Named Successor to David Letterman

Comedy Central mainstay signs 5-year pact with CBS

Stephen Colbert is moving three blocks east—and light-years from basic cable. The 49-year-old linchpin of Comedy Central’s long-running series The Colbert Report has been tapped to succeed David Letterman as the host…

Letterman Re-ups With CBS

Late Show host signs on through 2015

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…

Information Diet: Will Forte

'SNL' alum gets his sports news fix from Yahoo, ESPN and talk radio

Age 41 Accomplishments Appears in Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy (both opening June 15); guest stars on 30 Rock; former Saturday Night Live cast member; starred in MacGruber Base Los…

Letterman, Ferguson Renew CBS Deals

Extensions will keep late-night lineup intact through 2014

Although he was passed over to replace his friend and mentor Johnny Carson in the Tonight Show chair, David Letterman will have the last laugh. The Late Show host has…