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Letterman and Fallon perform to empty studios

Jimmy Fallon

If David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon crack wise and no one's around to laugh, are they still funny? It turns out ... yes, very! With a massive storm approaching and New Yorkers being either evacuated or encouraged to stay in their homes, the "Late Show" and "Late Night" taped Monday afternoon without audiences. (Maybe Letterman and Fallon should have tweeted their monologues, however -- thousands of East Coasters had lost power by the time the shows aired and local newscasts were providing constant storm coverage.)

 

Media Decoder Blog: Obama, on Letterman Show, Responds to Romney Comments

The president told the "Late Show" audience that Mr. Romney was "writing off a big chunk of the country."

 

ABC moves Jimmy Kimmel to 11:35 p.m., adds 'Nightline' Friday run

Following a flurry of rumors, the network confirmed Tuesday that it will move "Jimmy Kimmel Live" earlier by one half-hour, to 11:35, starting Jan. 8. That will put it in direct competition with NBC's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" for a three-way ratings brawl.

 

Keith Olbermann: 'I screwed up'

Keith Olbermann and David Letterman

Days after a very public termination from the Current TV network, controversial on-air personality Keith Olbermann admitted he "screwed up," in an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" Tuesday evening.

 

Perry pokes fun at himself on Letterman

Rick Perry gives his Top 10 excuses for a huge debate gaffe on the Late Show with David Letterman.

 

Letterman back at work after website death threat

Letterman back at work after website death threat

David Letterman is back at "Late Show" after a two-week vacation, his first day at work since a threat against his life was posted on a jihadist website....

 

David Letterman On Regis: Troubled, Explosive Home Life

David Letterman says the scandal surrounding his workplace dalliances initially "knocked him down" and left him depressed, but that now he's putting the pieces of his life back together.

During a guest shot on Friday's "Live! With Regis and Kelly," the CBS late-night star said his behavior was stupid and reckless, and that it hurt his family and himself. But he sounded hopeful that life with his wife and young son can "even be better, in a different way" than before the explosive revelations that he had had sex with female "Late Show" co-workers.

 

Record Ratings for ‘Late Show’

David Letterman’s program won in the all-important age categories of viewers 18 to 49 and 25 to 54.

 

Palin accepts Letterman apology

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has accepted David Letterman’s apology on making a bad joke about her 14-year-old daughter.

 

David Letterman - Sarah Palin Joke "Flawed"

David Letterman - Sarah Palin Joke

David Letterman apologized on Monday for making a sexually charged joke about one of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's teenage daughters, as a group of Palin supporters planned a rally demanding the late-night TV show host be fired.

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