Arts Oct 23

Comedian David Letterman speaks to the media as he arrives for a gala where he is receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at Kennedy Center in Washington, U.S., October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RC184E10D840
David Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize for humor

Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots at President Donald Trump and the general state of the country. More than one comedian quipped that the Kennedy Center's funding was about to be cut off mid-show.

Arts Sep 09

Stephen Colbert debuts his new take on late night TV

NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert began his tenure as host of the CBS "Late Show" Tuesday with a tribute to predecessor David Letterman, a brief conversation with rival Jimmy Fallon and a surprise cameo from Comedy Central buddy Jon Stewart.

After weeks of speculation and debate, David Letterman announced Monday he had agreed to stay on CBS for another five years. The move ends efforts by ABC to woo the late-night talk show host to their network.