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April 3, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Suddenly, the selfie is everywhere. It's been around since forever, but Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar-night selfie has suddenly made it a pop culture "thing" for celebrities to do. Latest evidence: Bill Murray, Lady Gaga and David Letterman on Wednesday night's "Late Show. " Murray popped up continually on Letterman's show Wednesday night as he checked items off his personal bucket list. He asked, and was allowed, to deliver a joke during Letterman's monologue. And he got Letterman to air a clip from his movie, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and read nice things off a piece of paper.
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March 28, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Dare we say it? Lindsay Lohan actually sounds put together in her latest interview with Ellen DeGeneres. Knock on wood - maybe she's just a good actress - but the frequently wayward Lilo sounds pretty darned grounded during a chat that will air Monday on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show. " Even if pole dancing is now part of her regular exercise routine. It definitely isn't the same type of guarded, strike-and-parry encounter she had about a year ago with David Letterman, though admittedly Letterman and DeGeneres are very different interviewers, with Ellen erring on the kinder and gentler side.
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March 25, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
We'll tell you right now, if you haven't caught up with "The Good Wife," especially the episode that aired Sunday night, then stop reading now. This post is all about the big plot twist from that episode. OK, now that the requisite disclaimer is out of the way, let's quote David Letterman to guest Josh Charles on Monday night's "Late Show": "What the hell happened?" As shellshocked "Good Wife" viewers, or anyone who's spent time on social media in the last 48 hours, knows, on Sunday night Charles' character was suddenly killed by a stray bullet fired in a courtroom.
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March 25, 2014 | By Steven Zeitchik
On Sunday, Josh Charles exited “The Good Wife" when his character, Will Gardner, was the victim of a seemingly out-of-the-blue fatal shooting. On Monday, he explained his decision to David Letterman. On Tuesday, it's a question of now what. Charles told Letterman that he had made the decision a year ago. While he said that “it is tough to leave stability and … structure,” he was nonetheless “just ready to kind of move on.” Could that move be to film? Other TV mainstays who didn't renew their contacts on a hit show - see Steve Carrell and “The Office” - often did so for movie careers.
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January 17, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the man of the hour thanks to his administation's alleged involvement in a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge in September. You might think that aside from his news conferences, the only place Christie should be appearing these days is on serious news programs, not late-night TV. Yet, somehow, "Late Show" host David Letterman claimed to have Christie himself (a one-time guest) on the phone on Thursday night. And yes, at first, it sounded like Letterman did indeed have the embattled governor on the horn.
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December 17, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
It wouldn't be the holidays without a performance of a timeless Christmas classic from a boys' choir. And what better ensemble to see perform than the Vienna Boys' Choir? And who better to perform with them than international screen superstar Will Ferrell? Well, it wasn't really the Vienna Boys' Choir on "Late Show With David Letterman" on Monday night, but it was Ferrell continuing his seemingly never-ending promotional tour for the upcoming "Anchorman 2. " And the song he selected was "Christmas Time Is Here," first performed on "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on CBS in 1965.
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December 13, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Julia Roberts is not pregnant, and she doesn't seem to want to get pregnant ever again. Reports began percolating that the 46-year-old might be expecting a fourth child when photos of her wearing a baggy sweater while visiting her in-laws surfaced earlier this week . Those thick layers of fabric happened to mimic a baby bump and put the rumor mill on overdrive. Girl can't wear comfy clothes and get away with it in this town. The "Pretty Woman" star already has twins Hazel and Phinnaeus, 9, and son Henry, 6, with her husband Danny Moder, whom she married in 2002.
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December 2, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
No viral prank here. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is posting his best numbers since his time slot move put him in head-to-head competition with Jay Leno and David Letterman.  For the week of Nov. 18, the latest for which numbers are available, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" drew an average of 2.86-million viewers overall, up 15% compared with the previous week. That's the biggest audience the show has brought in since it moved to its earlier 11:35 p.m. time in January.  In the 18-to-49 demographic, the age group most coveted by advertisers, the jokester's program took in 1.05-million viewers, for an increase of 29% week-to-week.
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November 26, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" star Jennifer Lawrence has quite an outsize personality, which is always a plus when trying to make an impression on bored journalists during a lengthy media tour to promote a movie. And she's even captured the attention of late-night TV guys like David Letterman, who peppered her "Hunger Games" costar, Josh Hutcherson, with questions about what it was like to work with the actress. "Is she fun to work with?" Letterman asked Hutcherson on Monday night.
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