Ending The Tonight Show with David Letterman

We are in the final month, the final few weeks, in fact, of The Tonight Show with David Letterman. Here’s a round-up of all the coverage, beginning with an article from 2011 that emphasizes how important Letterman’s career was to what television has now become – I for one will remember, very fondly, those nights I spent in the mid 90’s tripping balls and wondering how David Letterman was able to read my mind.

David Letterman: how a gap-toothed failed morning-show host and a ragtag band of misfits and rejects changed television forever
URL: http://www.rollingstone.com
/culture/news/david-letterman-year-one-20110929#ixzz3ZZD7chaD

Obama Makes Final Appearance on David Letterman
URL: http://time.com
/3846483/barack-obama-david-letterman/

We need David Letterman’s America: How the Leno/Fallon/Colbert choice defines us and how we see the world
Letterman/Colbert’s irony and subversion vs. Leno/Fallon’s desperate need to be liked
URL: http://www.salon.com
/2015/05/06/we_need_david_lettermans_
america_how_the_lenofalloncolbert_choice
_defines_us_and_how_we_see_the_world/

David Letterman’s Sidekick Paul Shaffer Ready to Disband CBS Orchestra
URL: http://www.billboard.com
/articles/news/6560876/david-lettermans-sidekick-paul-shaffer-ready-to-disband-cbs-orchestra

‘Late Show With David Letterman’ guest list for May 11-15 includes Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Howard Stern, Tom Waits
URL: http://www.nola.com
/tv/index.ssf/2015/05/david_letterman_
guests_bill_cl.html

Jimmy Kimmel won’t compete against David Letterman’s final show
URL: http://www.foxnews.com
/entertainment/2015/05/08/jimmy-kimmel-wont-air-new-episode-opposite-david-letterman-final-show/

Jimmy Kimmel Plans Rerun on Letterman’s Last Night to Not ‘Distract Viewers’
URL: http://www.rollingstone.com
/tv/news/jimmy-kimmel-plans-rerun-on-lettermans-last-night-to-not-distract-viewers-20150507#ixzz3ZZ3VPYNI

David Letterman: The great innovator leaves behind a late-night TV world in transition
URL: http://www.oregonlive.com
/movies/2015/05/david_letterman_the_great_inno.html

David Letterman’s Top Ten On-Air Moments
URL: http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com
/2015/05/07/david-letterman-top-10-moments-steve-odonnell/?_r=0

The No. 1 reason fans are turning out: They love David Letterman
URL: http://www.latimes.com
/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-david-letterman-late-show-lineup-20150508-story.html

David Letterman says viral videos by Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon drove him out of late-night TV
URL: http://www.businessinsider.com
/david-letterman-tonight-show-exit-rolling-stone-interview-2015-5#ixzz3ZZ4tU2tN

From Sonny and Cher’s reunion to Future Islands’ freakout, the most memorable performances during Dave’s 33 years in late night
URL: http://www.rollingstone.com
/tv/lists/david-lettermans-top-10-musical-moments-20150506

Top Obama moments on David Letterman since 2004
URL: http://www.cbsnews.com
/media/best-president-obama-interviews-david-letterman/

Cher Appears On ‘Late Show With David Letterman,’ Says She Will Miss Him
URL: http://www.ibtimes.com
/cher-appears-late-show-david-letterman-says-she-will-miss-him-video-1913714

‘David Letterman: A Life on Television’ Didn’t Give Us the Full Dave
URL: https://www.yahoo.com
/tv/david-letterman-a-life-on-television-118171713295.html