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Shut Up, Trump! The Grownups Are Talking

January 15, 2018

Late night TV these days looks a lot like that Cormac McCarthy novel, No Country for Old Men.  Advertisers covet the 18-49 age range, and networks tend to tailor programming (and hosts) to target that demographic. When David Letterman signed…

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BOOM: Stephen Colbert Just Got Rewarded — BIGLY — for Standing Up to Trump

July 26, 2017

When Stephen Colbert took over for David Letterman on CBS’ “The Late Show” he got off to a surprisingly slow start. Audiences may have had trouble distinguishing the “real” Colbert from the character who hosted Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report.” Stephen…

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David Letterman Calls Donald Trump ‘A Person To Be Shunned’

October 7, 2016

Letterman Says His Show Would Have Attacked Trump The legendary former talk show host called Donald Trump “a person to be shunned” and said he was “flattered” that the Hillary Clinton campaign used a clip from his show in an…

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