Late Show

By Noel Sheppard | February 19, 2013 | 12:31 PM EST

David Letterman seems more concerned with President Obama's drone program than most of the media.

On CBS's s Late Show Monday, the host aired a mock video of Obama using a drone strike to help him sink an errant putt while playing golf with Tiger Woods (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Matt Hadro | February 14, 2013 | 6:01 PM EST

When listing the qualifications for a papal successor, comedian David Letterman used the Catholic church's clerical abuse scandal as a parting blast at Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday night's Late Show.

Letterman quipped that the church is "looking for a guy who is good at transferring creepy priests." Earlier, he took another shot at Pope Benedict: "I guess you know by now, big news coming out of the Vatican. Pope Benedict was fired."

By Noel Sheppard | February 8, 2013 | 10:32 AM EST

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh made a joke Thursday evening that had some fascinating overtones.

Appearing on the CBS Late Show, Harbaugh said that he was “absolutely” scared – even “petrified” – of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.

By Noel Sheppard | February 5, 2013 | 10:21 PM EST

Politico reported Tuesday that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's (R) doctor has warned him that his "luck is going to run out relatively soon" if he doesn't do something about his weight.

Despite this, Christie told CBS Late Show host David Letterman Monday, "I'm like basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life."

By Noel Sheppard | February 5, 2013 | 8:54 AM EST

According to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "didn't seem to care one bit" when the lights went out at the Superdome in the middle of Sunday's Super Bowl.

Christie, who was sitting in Goodell's box for the game, told CBS Late Show host David Letterman Monday of the Commissioner's reaction to the blackout, "He was eating some popcorn, checking his Blackberry. He seemed relatively unconcerned."

By Noel Sheppard | February 2, 2013 | 11:41 AM EST

UPDATE AT END OF POST: Morgan tweets this to his followers.

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey took a humorous swipe at CNN’s Piers Morgan on CBS’s Late Show Friday.

While impersonating the late Johnny Carson at the request of host David Letterman, Spacey said of Morgan, “I wouldn't mind him being deported” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 30, 2013 | 7:21 AM EST

A truly shocking thing happened on the CBS Late Show Tuesday.

Host David Letterman actually challenged guest Al Gore about his recent sale of Current TV to al Jazeera saying, “So you, Al Gore, are doing business with this country that's enabling your ultimate foe of climate change” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 24, 2013 | 5:37 PM EST

Climate alarmist-in-chief Al Gore is going to appear on the CBS Late Show next Tuesday coincidentally on the same day his new book comes out.

TVByTheNumbers.com posted the following press release moments ago:

By Noel Sheppard | January 11, 2013 | 4:40 PM EST

If your daughter was an actress doing a sex scene in a movie or television show, would you want to watch?

On the CBS Late Show Thursday, Girls star Lena Dunham said that not only is NBC's Brian Williams often on the set for the filming of this sex-packed HBO program, the cast jokes about having a "BriWi-cam" on him to gauge his reactions to his daughter Allison's sex scenes (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 9, 2013 | 9:17 AM EST

NBC's Al Roker revealed Sunday that back in 2002, he had an embarrassing accident in the White House as a result of getting his stomach stapled.

On CBS's Late Show Tuesday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams said, "That kind of thing that happened to Al hasn't happened in the West Wing since Nixon discovered the tapes” (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Brent Baker | January 7, 2013 | 3:21 AM EST

Sounds like a personal vendetta ahead of genuine regret. CBS Late Show host David Letterman admitted to Oprah Winfrey, in an interview first aired Sunday night, that he backtracked after outrage erupted following a sex joke he told involving Sarah Palin’s then-14-year-old daughter Willow, not because it was highly inappropriate, but primarily so he could continue ridiculing Willow’s mother:

I’ll tell you why I apologized. I felt like Sarah Palin was somebody I wanted to continue to be able to make fun of and I felt like if I don’t apologize, if I don’t sincerely express my regret, I will not be able to go forward making fun of her.

By Noel Sheppard | January 3, 2013 | 9:21 AM EST

As NewsBusters previously reported, vulgarian comedienne Kathy Griffin on CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast kissed Anderson Cooper's crotch.

On the CBS Late Show Wednesday, Griffin was quite pleased by her antics proudly telling host David Letterman that she sent an email message to Ryan Seacrest proclaiming, "I tried to blow Anderson Cooper" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):