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Letterman became a favorite of Carson and was a regular guest host for the show beginning in 1978.Letterman credits Carson as the person who influenced his career the most.Letterman's shows have garnered both critical and industry praise, receiving 67 Emmy Award nominations, winning 12 times in his first 20 years in late night television.From 1993 to 2009, Letterman ranked higher than Leno in the annual Harris Poll of Nation's Favorite TV Personality 12 times. Letterman recycled the apparent debacle into a long-running gag.A self-described average student, Letterman later endowed a scholarship for what he called "C students" at Ball State.Letterman began his career as a radio talk show host on WNTS (AM) and on Indianapolis television station WLWI (which changed its call sign to WTHR in 1976) as an anchor and weatherman.The David Letterman Show (host, 1980)Late Night with David Letterman (host, 1982–93)Late Show with David Letterman (host, 1993–2015)My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (host, 2018–) David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.
The new show debuted on August 30, 1993, and was taped at the historic Ed Sullivan Theater, where Ed Sullivan broadcast his eponymous variety series from 1948 to 1971.
Additionally, because of intellectual property disagreements, Letterman was unable to import many of his Late Night segments verbatim, but he sidestepped this problem by simply renaming them (the "Top Ten List" became the "Late Show Top Ten", "Viewer Mail" became the "CBS Mailbag", etc.) Time magazine stated that "Letterman's innovation ...
gained power from its rigorous formalism", as his biographer Jason Zinoman puts it, he was "a fascinatingly disgruntled eccentric trapped inside a more traditional talk show." The main competitor of the Late Show was NBC's The Tonight Show, which was hosted by Jay Leno for 22 years, but from June 1, 2009, to January 22, 2010, was hosted by Conan O'Brien.
Jimmie Walker saw him on stage; with an endorsement from George Miller, Letterman joined a group of comedians whom Walker hired to write jokes for his stand-up act, a group that at various times would also include Jay Leno, Paul Mooney, Robert Schimmel, Richard Jeni, Louie Anderson, Elayne Boosler, Byron Allen, Jack Handey, and Steve Oedekerk.
(that was never picked up), and co-starred in the Barry Levinson-produced comedy special Peeping Times that aired in January 1978.