Late Night with David Letterman

Late Night with David Letterman was a daily late night show on NBC hosted by David Letterman. She celebrated premiere in 1982 and ran until June 25, 1993 to Letterman left NBC to switch with his show under the new name Late Show on CBS. Was succeeded by Late Night with Conan O'Brien.


As successors of the Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder, David Letterman went on the air in 1982. In 1993 it was part of NBC for a successor to Johnny Carson and his Tonight Show (which he hosted for 30 years ) to find. NBC placed the items on the stand-up comedian Jay Leno. Letterman, which the item was promised years ago, then was very upset and disappointed and NBC decided to leave and compete with his show at the new CBS against the Tonight Show. Until that time, during a period of 11.5 years in 1810 shows were aired.

The change

So moved Letterman in 1993 together with his team for CBS, his show remained virtually unchanged. On April 25, 1993, NBC decided to hitherto unknown The Simpsons writer Conan O'Brien as the successor to Letterman. The name "Late Night with ...", which is owned by NBC, has been retained.