Latest David Letterman Stories

2009-07-21 06:40:00

TOCCOA, Ga., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Scott likes to tell the story of the time he met David Letterman, when the famous TV show host stormed off the stage because his own guest overshadowed him with his musical ramblings. Known for his rambling and roaming, this former Bluegrass artist could never plant his roots in one place, so for a while he traveled and played the guitar, and later, he traveled and sold a cure-all remedy known as snake oil. The now 92-year-old tells about his...

2009-06-26 14:14:00

- All political parties say Sanford's apology much less sincere than Letterman's recent apology - FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national media study among 614 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and Independents revealed that a majority of all parties indicated that South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford should resign from office after viewing his apology in which he admitted that he was unfaithful to his wife. (Logo:...

2009-06-24 14:11:44

Celebrities such as Britney Spears and David Letterman are expressing their sorrow regarding the death of U.S. television icon Ed McMahon. He was 86. McMahon died Tuesday after suffering bone cancer, but the cause of death was not immediately reported. For 30 years, a late-night ritual for millions began with Ed McMahon's booming voice introducing Johnny Carson, Jeff Zucker, NBC Universal's president and chief executive officer, said in a statement. With Ed's passing, America has lost one of...

2009-06-17 20:58:33

David Letterman joked about this week's New York rally calling for his firing by making it the subject of a Late Show Top 10 list. About 50 people turned out for a protest Tuesday night outside the Manhattan studio where Letterman tapes his talk show to demand the host be fired for his recent rude remarks about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's teenage daughter. Letterman said he was sorry for the tasteless joke and Palin said she accepted his apology; however, the demonstration against Letterman...

2009-06-17 13:58:00

- 66% of viewers say Letterman's remarks about Palin's daughter went too far - FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 500 viewers of video clips featuring David Letterman's remarks about Sarah Palin's daughter and his apology on Monday night revealed that 60% of responders indicated that Letterman's apology was sincere. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted buy HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com(R)...

2009-06-17 08:52:37

About 50 protesters chanting Fire Dave! gathered Tuesday night outside of the New York studio where Late Show with David Letterman is taped. The demonstrators called for Letterman's ouster in the wake of a crude joke he made about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's teen-age daughter last week. Palin voiced her outrage over the joke, prompting Letterman to say he was sorry for the widely panned quip. Although Palin has said she accepts Letterman's apology, dozens of protesters went through with their...

2009-06-16 13:49:53

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Tuesday said she accepts David Letterman's apology regarding a sexually charged joke he made about her teen-age daughter. Letterman said during Monday night's show that he was sorry he made the remark, which sparked a media firestorm and prompted a group of his detractors to call for his firing. Of course, it's accepted on behalf of young women, like my daughters, who hope men who 'joke' about public displays of sexual exploitation of girls will soon evolve,...

2009-06-15 17:05:00

New York State Assemblyman Brian Kolb is co-sponsor of a Web site calling for David Letterman's firing over his now-infamous Sarah Palin daughter joke. Palin, the governor of Alaska, slammed the late-night TV talk show host after he made a rude remark about New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez getting her teenage daughter pregnant during a game. A furious Palin demanded an apology from Letterman and the comedian acquiesced, explaining he was not referring to the Republican former vice...

2009-06-15 20:13:46

Late night host David Letterman apologized Monday for an offensive joke about the children of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, amid calls for CBS to fire him. Palin slammed Letterman last week after he tried to get a laugh by saying New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez impregnated the governor's teenage daughter when they recently attended a game at Yankee Stadium. Letterman explained he wasn't referring to the Republican former vice presidential nominee's 14-year-old daughter, Willow -- who was...

2009-06-11 22:05:00

David Letterman says a sexually charged joke he made this week was about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's 18-year-old daughter, not her 14-year-old daughter. Newsday quoted Letterman as saying during his opening monologue for Monday night's edition of Late Show with David Letterman that Palin experienced an awkward moment recently when she attended a Yankees game because during the seventh inning, her daughter was knocked up by Alex Rodriguez. Palin swiftly issued a statement to Foxnews.com saying:...

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