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Letterman jokes about jihadist website death threatupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 09:46:00

Never one to miss a joke, even when it involves a threat on his life, David Letterman came armed with punchlines for Monday night's show, the first since a jihadist website urged its American followers to kill the comedian.

People.com: David Letterman Fires Back at Death Threat - with Jokesupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 08:50:00

The host says he wishes he had a nickel for every time someone wanted to cut his tongue out

Group: Letterman target of death threat on jihadist websiteupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 16:41:00

A jihadist website is urging its American followers to kill comedian David Letterman, saying his tongue deserves to be cut over his remarks about a terror leader, an online intelligence group said.

People.com: David Letterman Gets Death Threatupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 13:29:00

The Late Show host has been targeted after joking about an Al Qaeda leader

Letterman 'duped' by Lohan's dadupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 12:06:00

Talk-show host David Letterman admitted he was "duped" into thinking Lindsay Lohan agreed to appear on the "Late Show."

Letterman show would have been good for Lindsay Lohan, dad saysupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 12:06:00

David Letterman took the blame Wednesday for the confusion over Lindsay Lohan's on-and-off again booking on his late night show.

People.com: Letterman Show on Lohan Appearance: 'We Made a Mistake'updated: Wed Feb 16 2011 16:09:00

"We wish Lindsay well, and look forward to having her on the show in the future," the late night host says in a statement

The 10 wackiest David Letterman interviews everupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 17:32:00

This week Joaquin Phoenix went on "The Late Show with David Letterman" -- clean-shaven and once again good-looking -- to apologize for the stunt he pulled when he appeared on the show in character for the flick "I'm Still Here."

People.com: David Letterman Extortionist Released from Jail Earlyupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 19:28:00

Recently married Robert "Joe" Halderman was let out for good behavior

Man convicted in Letterman extortion freed from prisonupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 10:41:00

A former CBS news producer who was convicted of attempting to extort money from late-night television host David Letterman over an affair with a colleague was released from prison Thursday.

People.com: David Letterman Is Putting His Marriage Back Togetherupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 16:49:00

The CBS star says calls his affairs "stupid behavior" and looks to a brighter future

People.com: David Letterman Thanks Authorities in Blackmail Caseupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 13:08:00

The extortion case "was handled professionally, skillfully and appropriately," he says

People.com: Accused Blackmailer Pleads Guilty in David Letterman Caseupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 03:11:00

Joe Halderman gets six months in jails after admitting he sought to extort $2 million from the CBS star

Man pleads guilty in Letterman blackmail caseupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 20:37:00

Robert "Joe" Halderman, the former CBS News producer accused of trying to blackmail comedian David Letterman, agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to attempted second-degree grand larceny in exchange for six months in jail, five years probation and 1,000 hours of community service.

Letterman extortionist plea dealupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 20:37:00

The man accused of trying to blackmail David Letterman is sentenced to jail time, probation, and community service.

People.com: Alleged David Letterman Extortionist to Face Trialupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 11:53:00

A judge doesn't buy Joe Halderman's claim he was merely selling a screenplay

Alleged Letterman extortionist to face trialupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 10:49:00

A request by suspended CBS producer Robert Joel "Joe" Halderman -- accused of attempting to extort $2 million from David Letterman -- to have the case dismissed was denied Tuesday.

People.com: Happy Anniversary: 10 Years After David Letterman's Quintuple Bypassupdated: Fri Jan 15 2010 08:27:00

PEOPLE's TV critic picks the late-night host's most heart-tugging moments of the last decade

Letterman joins late-night frayupdated: Wed Jan 13 2010 12:01:00

Late-night TV can usually be counted on for a steady diet of jokes. Now it is the joke.

People.com: David Letterman Jumps into Late-Night Frayupdated: Wed Jan 13 2010 09:28:00

"I knocked off another competitor," the talk show host quips about the NBC shakeup

People.com: INSIDE STORY: How Celebs Thwart Their Blackmailersupdated: Sun Dec 20 2009 22:10:00

A recent string of extortion plots against stars has them seeking justice at any cost

People.com: David Letterman Suspect Seeks Dismissal of Caseupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 07:46:00

But the TV host is fully prepared to testify at trial, says his attorney

Letterman extortion suspect's lawyer seeks dismissalupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 12:57:00

A CBS producer accused of trying to extort $2 million from "Late Show" host David Letterman appeared in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday, where his attorney filed a motion seeking a dismissal of the indictment against him.

People.com: Ex-Staffer: Letterman Show a Hostile Work Environmentupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 08:27:00

The second female writer ever hired said women advanced their careers by sleeping with superiors

Letterman producer defends host to women's groupupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 17:02:00

The executive producer of the "Late Show with David Letterman" defended the company's treatment of women in response to a letter from the president of the National Organization for Women, who said the star's actions created a "toxic environment."

People.com: Inside David Letterman's Love Lifeupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 08:47:00

As the TV host fights to save his reputation - and marriage - a history of messy romances emerges

Inside David Letterman's love lifeupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 18:05:00

Nearly two weeks after David Letterman first revealed that he was the victim of an alleged $2 million blackmail plot -- and shocked fans with his on-air confession that he had had sex with women who work for him -- the veil over the "Late Show" host's previously super-private love life has lifted.

People.com: University to Letterman: Hands Off Our Interns!updated: Tue Oct 13 2009 10:28:00

A Connecticut college issues a warning for students sent to work for the TV host

People.com: Alleged David Letterman Blackmailer Spurred on by Jealousyupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 17:47:00

Joe Halderman reportedly saw his girlfriend making out with the TV star as recently as August

Women's group blasts Letterman over sexual affairs with staffupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 11:29:00

The National Organization for Women has sharply criticized comedian David Letterman, accusing him of promoting a hostile, uncomfortable work environment.

NOW slams Lettermanupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 11:29:00

NOW President Terry O'Neill tells HLN's Joy Behar that David Letterman is fostering a 'toxic workplace.'

Letterman getting supportupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 18:14:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer has the latest on the David Letterman sex scandal and other showbiz news.

Viewers still in Letterman's cornerupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 18:14:00

David Letterman may be under attack from some quarters after the revelations that he had sexual affairs with staffers, but he still has the support of a number of notables, as well as TV viewers.

Letterman affairs spotlight sex, romance in the workplaceupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 22:21:00

As the "sextortion" plot involving David Letterman continues to unfold, chit-chat about sex and the workplace -- always a water-cooler favorite -- is getting extra play.

Wife 'horribly hurt by my behavior,' Letterman saysupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 21:47:00

After declaring last week that he won't publicly discuss his sexual relationships with staffers again, David Letterman continued his mea culpa Monday night -- saying his wife had been "horribly hurt by my behavior."

Letterman apologizes againupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 21:47:00

David Letterman apologizes to his wife for revelations he had sex with staffers.

People.com: Report: Letterman's Alleged Lover Cheated on Boyfriend with Daveupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 16:27:00

Stephanie Birkitt's diary reportedly says she and the TV host were still involved while she was living with Joe Halderman

People.com: Stars Stand by David Lettermanupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 16:27:00

"He's the greatest host in the world," says Chris Rock of the Late Show's main man

People.com: David Letterman Publicly Apologizes to His Wifeupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 11:47:00

In his first taping since the blackmail plot, the TV host says he needs to work on his marriage

Letterman makes in-studio apology to wife, staffersupdated: Mon Oct 05 2009 19:38:00

Late-night talk show host David Letterman offered a "heartfelt" apology before a live studio audience Monday to his wife and female staffers over last week's "sextortion" revelations, fans at the taping said.

Letterman suspect had problemsupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 14:23:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti reports that the man accused of blackmailing David Letterman had problems at home.

People.com: The Woman at the Center of the Letterman Scandalupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 13:07:00

Stephanie Birkitt, a former intern, was a Late Show regular who grew closer to the host

People.com: Kim Kardashian on David Letterman: Business as Usualupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 10:47:00

Despite the looming extortion announcement, the reality star enjoyed her time on the show

'Sextortion' is latest issue pushing Letterman into spotlightupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 10:24:00

For someone who seems to go to great lengths to keep his private life away from prying eyes, late-night talk show host David Letterman has seen a great deal of his personal life become public.

CBS producer pleads not guilty to trying to blackmail Lettermanupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 20:26:00

A CBS producer accused of trying to extort $2 million from "Late Show" host David Letterman pleaded not guilty Friday in a Manhattan courtroom.

People.com: Details of Letterman Blackmail Plot Revealedupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 18:48:00

The suspect, a CBS producer, allegedly met with the TV host's lawyer three times to hash out a deal

People.com: David Letterman Victim of $2 Million Sex Extortion Plotupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 16:07:00

The Late Show host admits he engaged in sexual relations with employees

Letterman: I faced extortion over sexual affairsupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 01:55:00

David Letterman told his audience Thursday that he is the victim of an alleged extortion attempt and admitted to having sexual relations with several members of his staff, according to a press release from his production company.

People.com: Madonna Would Rather Get Hit by a Train Than Marry Againupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 12:27:00

The singer makes a sassy return to David Letterman's show

Foxworthy on Letterman: 'It was a flawed joke'updated: Wed Jun 17 2009 11:31:00

David Letterman has been taking some heat and issuing some apologies for the off-color joke he made last week about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's daughter, but he found a sympathetic critic in comedian Jeff Foxworthy on Monday.

People.com: David Letterman Apologizes to Sarah Palinupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 10:27:00

"I told a bad joke," the late-night host says of his quips about the governor's daughter

People.com: Palin on Letterman Invite: Don't Hold Your Breathupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 16:48:00

Still miffed over "jokes," the gov doesn't want to boost Late Show ratings

People.com: David Letterman & Sarah Palin: War of Wordsupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 11:32:00

Alaska's governor reacts angrily to jokes made by the Late Show host

People.com: Now It's Conan vs. Dave in the Late-Night Battleupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 13:29:00

O'Brien succeeds Jay Leno, as Letterman jokes, "I knocked off another competitor"

People.com: Details of David Letterman's Surprise Wedding Revealedupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 19:08:00

The County Clerk tells PEOPLE about the talk show host's intimate nuptials

People.com: David Letterman Marries Longtime Girlfriend Regina Laskoupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 15:00:00

The talk show host tells his audience the couple barely made it to a Montana justice of the peace

David Letterman marriesupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 08:47:00

David Letterman announces that he's finally married his girlfriend of two decades.

David Letterman marries longtime girlfriendupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 08:47:00

Late-night talker David Letterman married his longtime girlfriend, Regina Lasko, last week, according to a transcript of the taping of his Monday night show.

People.com: Joaquin Phoenix Makes Awkward Appearance on Lettermanupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 15:10:00

Plus: Blame it on his Two Lovers director, who calls the behavior "craziness"

People.com: John McCain Gives David Letterman a Ratings Boostupdated: Sat Oct 18 2008 13:05:00

The GOP presidential nominee's apology on The Late Show generates the best audience ratings since Oprah

People.com: John McCain to David Letterman: 'I Screwed Up'updated: Fri Oct 17 2008 20:25:00

The GOP presidential nominee apologizes to the late-night host for canceling a previous appearance

Time.com: McCain Tries to Make Peace With Lettermanupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 11:00:00

John McCain told David Letterman that "I screwed up" by canceling a "Late Show" appearance three weeks ago, then faced a sharp round of questioning about Sarah Palin and his campaign tactics

McCain, Letterman make nice in 'Late Show' visitupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 04:52:00

John McCain has learned his lesson: Don't ever cancel on David Letterman.

McCain to appear on Lettermanupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 19:29:00

Looks like they may be ready to bury the hatchet back at the Home Office.

Letterman's McCain rantupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 19:29:00

Panelists on "Showbiz Tonight" react to David Letterman's rant on Sen. John McCain for standing him up.

People.com: VIDEO: David Letterman Grills Anne Hathaway on Ex-Boyfriendupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 08:57:00

In an often-uncomfortable interview, the actress nervously jokes about the high-profile split and its aftermath

People.com: David Letterman Questions NBC's Replacing Lenoupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 10:48:00

"I don't know why, after the job Jay has done, why they would relinquish that," he says

Time.com: Letterman Discusses Contract, Lenoupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 08:40:00

David Letterman wants to stick with CBS' Late Show through his contract -- and maybe longer

Time.com: The First Comedy Strikeupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 18:55:00

The strike Jokes, at least, have died down. David Letterman -- back on the air with his writers after making a separate deal with the Writers Guild -- has moved on to wisecracks about the Cloverfield monster and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Jay Leno, who has returned sans scribes but is supposedly writing the monologues himself (angering the Guild, which claims he's violating strike rules by doing so), is pummeling viewers with the usual rat-a-tat of gags playing off the headlines, from the presidential primaries to funny animal news.

You tell us: Late-night comedy returns, but is it funny?updated: Wed Jan 16 2008 10:04:00

With an ongoing writers' strike forcing many TV shows into reruns, tube viewers are wondering what they are missing. Some shows are back in production with or without their writers, placing the strike at the forefront of many comedians' routines.

Jokes lost in the strikeupdated: Wed Jan 16 2008 10:04:00

Out-of-work comedy writer Hal Spear of Livingston, New Jersey, performs jokes he would normally send to talk show hosts.

People.com: Leno, Letterman Return to the Airupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 18:22:00

Video courtesy CBS It took two presidential candidates to help the two late-night kings of television return to the air Tuesday: Republican hopeful Mike Huckabee, with Jay Leno, and Democratic contender Hillary Clinton, with David Letterman.

Letterman's back, and the crowd loves itupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 13:28:00

Other than growing a beard that made him look like Rip Van Winkle in a tailored suit, how did David Letterman choose to spend the two months off from his late night show?

Late night shows returnupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 11:53:00

Some late night talk shows return with new episodes tonight despite the WGA strike. CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports.

Time.com: Letterman, Leno Return to Late-Nightupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 06:00:00

Late-night TV hosts returned to the air Wednesday after a two-month hiatus, showing support for their striking writers, plenty of creative stretch marks -- and at least two scruffy beards

People.com: Letterman, Ferguson to Return – with Full Writing Staffsupdated: Sun Dec 30 2007 13:02:00

Just in time for the New Year, some fresh laughs will soon be back on late night television.

Time.com: Writers Strike: Will the Hosts Return?updated: Thu Nov 15 2007 14:00:00

As the writers' strike nears the end of its second week, Letterman, Leno and others face a difficult dilemma: support their union, or save the jobs of dozens of staffers?

People.com: David Letterman, Jay Leno Set to Go on Hold?updated: Sun Nov 04 2007 20:25:00

David Letterman, Jay Leno, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien may have to button their lips come Monday – due to the proposed strike of the Writers Guild of America.

People.com: Jerry Seinfeld Defends Wife Against 'Vegetable Plagiarism' Claimupdated: Tue Oct 30 2007 17:03:00

Video courtesy Late ShowJerry Seinfeld turned his wife's recent cookbook controversy into a comedy bit Monday night, telling David Letterman he and Jessica Seinfeld are paying no mind to the "wackos."

People.com: David Letterman Grills Paris Hilton on Jail Timeupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 14:22:00

David Letterman put Paris Hilton on the hot seat Friday by peppering her with a series of questions about her stint in jail earlier this year.

People.com: Oprah Winfrey Welcomes David Letterman on Her Showupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 12:16:00

Television history was made Monday, when, after many years of his pleading - make that, requesting - David Letterman finally appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

People.com: David Letterman to Appear on Oprah Winfrey's Showupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 21:23:00

They've feuded, they've fussed ... and they've had their fun. Now Oprah Winfrey is rolling out the welcome mat for David Letterman.

Time.com: Campaigning in Late Nightupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 16:00:00

Hillary Clinton gets ready for another Letterman appearance, highlighting the increasingly important role talk shows are playing on the campaign trail

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Mon Dec 04 2006 13:04:00

David Letterman isn't going anywhere.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 12:11:00

Director Mike Nichols likes to talk about what's floating around in his head, but longtime partner Diane Sawyer won't always play that game.

To all the shows I've loved beforeupdated: Wed May 05 2004 10:41:00

So "Friends" and "Frasier" are going off the air.

Snowboarder out of hospital after Letterman stuntupdated: Thu Feb 05 2004 20:26:00

The snowboarder who was injured while performing a stunt for the "Late Show with David Letterman" was released from the hospital Friday -- which Letterman called a "happy ending" to an otherwise harrowing ordeal.

Fortune: THE INSIDERupdated: Mon Nov 29 1993 00:01:00

SEEMS CBS star David Letterman (Mr. $42 Million) can't shake his love for fast driving. Letterman's friends worry he'll lose his license. Will CBS head Larry Tisch try to push a car and driver on D...

Fortune: WOULD YOU HIRE THESE JOKERS? AT $1,000 A WEEK? updated: Mon Jul 12 1993 00:01:00

At Harvard in the spring, all seniors' watches are set to the same time: the eve of greatness. Even in coffee shops, one hears wonders of a world to come. Three seniors, eating eggs the morning aft...

Fortune: CONNECTING WITH COMEDY It's a bull market for comedy clubs, and travelers can enjoy the action in cities around the U.S.updated: Mon Jul 21 1986 00:01:00

Funny business is booming. In the past decade scores of comedy clubs have opened in the U.S., which is good news for frazzled business travelers. As a diversion, comedy is usually less expensive th...

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