NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential contender Rick Perry will laugh about his debate performance with David Letterman. The Texas governor is scheduled to appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday to talk about his brain freeze a day earlier on stage with his GOP rivals. He... more »
The biggest launch-day crowd in years is anxiously awaiting the last planned liftoff of space shuttle Atlantis. Only two missions are left after this one as NASA retires the shuttle fleet.
More than 40,000 guests have descended on Kennedy Space Center. VIPs on the list include Defense Secretary Robert... more »
The man who tried to shake down David Letterman over his affairs with members of his staff will be going to jail for six months as part of a plea deal.
In entering a guilty plea today, Joe Halderman admitted that he tried to extort $2 million from Letterman... more »
A judge has refused to throw out the criminal case against a TV producer who is accused of blackmailing David Letterman. Manhattan state Supreme Court Justice Charles Solomon ruled Tuesday on Robert "Joe" Halderman's bid to get his attempted grand larceny case dismissed.
Prosecutors say Halderman demanded $2 million... more »
NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol has defended Jay Leno against comedic barbs from Conan O'Brien and David Letterman in the wake of NBC's request to move "The Tonight Show" to 12:05 a.m.
According to The New York Times, Ebersol called O'Brien and Letterman "chicken-hearted and gutless to blame a... more »
There was no shortage of celebrity secrets for sale in 2009, with John Travolta, David Letterman, Cindy Crawford and others claiming they were victims of extortion.
From Letterman's monologue describing sexual liaisons with staffers to Travolta's emotional testimony about his son's death, celebrities confronted information and allegations that others... more »
David Letterman spent a lot of time apologizing this year--from affairs with staffers to inappropriate jokes about Sarah Palin's daughter--Letterman was busy crafting mea culpas.
And Letterman wasn't alone. 2009 was filled with celebrity apologies. Some seemed genuinely sincere, while others appeared to be made while a publicist was... more »
The politicians David Letterman made fun of for fooling around are not getting back at him now that he's in the middle of his own sex scandal. South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford says he feels sorry for Letterman. He says he takes "no glee" from Letterman's troubles. Former Congressman Mark... more »
A CBS News employee has been arrested and charged with trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman. The arrest forced the late-night host to admit in an extraordinary monologue before millions of viewers last night that he had sexual relationships with female employees. Letterman said "this whole thing has... more »