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David Letterman hosts his final late-night talk show

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 01:29

U.S. talk show legend David Letterman hosts his final show ''Late Night with David Letterman'' after 33 years. Julie Noce reports.

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David Letterman hosted his final show Wednesday night as CBS's "Late Night with David Letterman" comes to an end. Letterman remembers many of the guests who had appeared on the show over the years, including former and the current U.S. president who said: (SOUNDBITE) English FORMER US PRESIDENTS & CURRENT US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAYING: "Our long national nightmare is over. Letterman is retiring." For Dave's last Top Ten list, an all-star line-up of celebrities noted the "Top Ten Things I've Always Wanted to Say to Dave". (SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR/COMEDIAN CHRIS ROCK READING TOP TEN LIST SAYING: "I'm just glad your show is being given to another white guy." (SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTRESS JULIE LOUIS-DREYFUS READING TOP TEN LIST SAYING: "Thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series finale." The 68-year-old host, famed for his quick wit, sarcasm, offbeat humor, and often snarky attitude thanked his staff, his audience and CBS executives. He even took a moment to introduce his wife Regina and son Harry. Then turned the stage over to his favorite band Foo Fighters after telling the audience: (SOUNDBITE) (English) LATE SHOW HOST DAVID LETTERMAN SAYING: "Alrighty. That's pretty much all I've got. All I have left to do for the last time on a television program, thank you and good night."

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David Letterman hosts his final late-night talk show

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 01:29