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What happened to David Letterman announcer?

Alan Kalter (born March 21, 1943) is an American television announcer from New York City. He is best known as the announcer for the Late Show with David Letterman, a role he held from September 5, 1995 until Letterman’s retirement on May 20, 2015.

Does David Letterman have a kid?

Harry Joseph Letterman
David Letterman/Children

How long did Letterman do late night?

30 years
On February 1, 2012, Letterman celebrated 30 years as a late-night talk-show host, which was the longest tenure in American television history. By then the Late Show had received numerous Emmys.

How old is Paul Shaffer?

71 years (November 28, 1949)
Paul Shaffer/Age

Who is lettermans wife?

Regina Laskom. 2009
Michelle Cookm. 1968–1978
David Letterman/Wife

What is Letterman famous for?

David Letterman, (born April 12, 1947, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.), American late-night talk-show personality, producer, and comedian, best known as the host of the long-running Late Show with David Letterman.

Why did Letterman move to CBS?

Letterman moves to CBS Letterman, who had hoped to get the hosting job of The Tonight Show following Johnny Carson’s retirement, moved to CBS in 1993 when the job was given to Jay Leno. When Letterman left, NBC asserted their intellectual property rights to several of the most popular Late Night segments.

Who was the first guest on David Letterman’s show?

NBC kept Letterman under contract (paying him) to be able to try him in a different time slot. Late Night with David Letterman debuted February 1, 1982; the first guest on the first show was Bill Murray.

When did David Letterman sign a contract with CBS?

On December 4, 2006, CBS revealed that Letterman signed a new contract to host Late Show with David Letterman through the fall of 2010. “I’m thrilled to be continuing on at CBS,” said Letterman.

Who are some of David Letterman’s successors in late night?

Several late-night hosts have cited Letterman’s influence, including Conan O’Brien (his successor on Late Night), Stephen Colbert (his successor on The Late Show), Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Seth Meyers.

What did David Letterman do in the summer of 1977?

By the summer of 1977, Letterman was a writer and regular on the six-week summer series The Starland Vocal Band Show, broadcast on CBS. He hosted a 1977 pilot for a game show called The Riddlers (which was never picked up), and co-starred in the Barry Levinson -produced comedy special Peeping Times, which aired in January 1978.