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Letterman to Stay on Through at Least 2015

Letterman to Stay on Through at Least 2015

David Letterman, whose late night talk show hosting career began 31 years ago, has signed on to continue to host The Late Show through 2015. The 66-year-old issued a statement saying, “I needed a little more time to fully run the show into the ground.” Though he has consistently fallen behind Jay Leno in ratings during recent years, he returned to No. 1 when Conan O’Brien briefly took over the Tonight Show in 2009. This February, he’ll have another shot to go head-to-head with a new young rival on NBC as Jimmy Fallon replaces Leno at 11:35 …

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