Late night television lends itself to some interesting competitions. Back in the 1980’s, NBC’s Late Night With David Letterman had elevator races as called by the legendary Bob Costas. And as it helped to define Letterman as a late night icon, it also helped to show that Costas had a very quick wit. Now cut to 2016 and Stephen Colbert, the man who replaced Letterman on CBS. On...
Baseball Tonight host Adnan Virk paid tribute to David Letterman with this opening monologue, and some of the similarities were simply uncanny. Obscure city references? Strange mannerisms? A couple of lame jokes and one pretty hilarious one? Yep, nailed it. The post Adnan Virk pays tribute to David Letterman with Baseball Tonight monologue appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Let’s go into Mr. Peabody’s Wayback Machine and turn the dial to “1987” to a simpler time in television. ESPN was still hoping to gain a foothold with fans. It got the rights to the America’s Cup sailing races. Now this was four years after the U.S. lost the Cup in Newport, RI. It marked the first time dating back to 1851 that the Cup went to another country. With ESPN...
I remember the first time I saw David Letterman on television. It was the mid-1980’s, I was on vacation and my aunt and uncle had just gotten a VCR. My uncle occasionally watched Letterman, so we secretly timer-taped a show (an ordeal at the time) and put it on the next afternoon as a surprise treat. I remember his reaction distinctly. He had been talking Letterman up. When...
Hundreds of millions of people have grown up on David Letterman over the past 33 years. Dave is putting his career to bed on Wednesday night. Perhaps like his hero, Johnny Carson, we may never hear from him again. If that’s the case, so be it. It’s been a heck of a ride, especially for those of us who got to see this Indiana-born, self-proclaimed “TV boy” during his best...
The second Urban Meyer was hired as the head coach at Ohio State, he fully embraced the rivalry the Buckeyes have with Michigan. Meyer’s team beat the Wolverines — who finished just 5-7 — with relative ease this season, but that doesn’t mean he is letting his guard down. During an appearance on “The Late...Read More
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer will be a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman tonight, and the show has already posted a preview clip on YouTube. In the video, Letterman and Meyer discuss the Ohio State quarterback situation, and during the chat, Meyer refers to Michigan as “the team up North” and “our rival,” much to Letterman’s amusement. Not even the joy of...
Urban Meyer is making the media rounds and here’s a snippet of his discussion with David Letterman that includes conversation about his three QBs and the “team up north”….
With a national championship comes responsibility – media responsibility. Urban Meyer, whose Ohio State football team won the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game Monday night, will take his national media tour to primetime Friday night. The 50-year-old three-time national champion will be a guest on the Late Show With David Letterman Friday evening...
Here’s Marcus Mariota, fresh off of his Heisman win, reading the Top 10 on the Late Show with David Letterman….
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