File - David Letterman. (AFP)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The king of late-night television, David Letterman, brought the curtain down on a 33-year career in an emotional final show packed with jokes and farewells from U.S. presidents, Hollywood stars and devoted fans.The last-ever "Late Show with David Letterman" brings to an end an American cultural institution that has been watched by millions and an extraordinary career that has inspired a generation of comedians. deadpanned Letterman to a no-nonsense shrug from Obama.Through it all, Letterman won numerous Emmy awards -- the most highly prized accolade in American television -- and was nominated dozens of times, including every year from 1984 to 2009 .After the horror of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, Letterman was the first comedian to go back on air -- six days after the Al-Qaeda hijackings that killed some 3,000 people.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE