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Letterman Asks John Oliver Why He Tasered Himself in Afghanistan

John Oliver was a guest on last night's Late Show, where he gave a detailed account of what it was like to voluntarily tase himself twice with a one-man audience in Afghanistan: "It hurts exactly as much as you'd think shooting yourself with electricity unnecessarily hurts." Watch another clip from the interview below:

Louis C.K. and Letterman Talk Disappointed Fans, The Comedy Store, and His New Standup Special

Here's a clip from Louis C.K.'s visit to last night's Late Show, where he and Letterman talked about how it feels to disappoint fans in the audience while performing standup ("The more people you reach and the more people that see you, the more people are gonna think that you suck") and how C.K. recorded his new standup special at The Comedy Store despite never getting a full audition with owner Mitzi Shore. Watch C.K. offer his two cents on the New England Patriots' deflated balls controversy, as well as a five-minute preview of Live at the Comedy Store, below:

Larry David Asks David Letterman Not to See His Broadway Play

Larry David makes his Broadway debut in March, and during last night's Late Show he politely requested that Letterman not attend the show: "You're not coming … I'm gonna lose my focus, I'm gonna think 'What, did Dave bring a snack? What kind of snack did Dave bring? Is Dave gonna go to the bathroom at intermission?' …Do yourself a favor — stay home." Watch more from David's interview below:

Nick Kroll Looks Back on Visiting the Ed Hardy Headquarters with Jon Daly

During his visit to last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Nick Kroll explained the origins of his "Ed Hardy Boyz" characters with Jon Daly, which once scored Kroll and Daly an exclusive visit to ride golf cart Hummers around the Ed Hardy compound and meet the clothing line's owner. Watch Kroll talk more about his decision to end Kroll Show after the upcoming season below:

David Letterman's Final 'Late Show' Episode Is May 20th

The date of David Letterman's final Late Show has been revealed. CBS announced today that the very last Late Show with David Letterman will air on Wednesday, May 20th next year. "David Letterman has given to all of us a remarkable legacy of achievement and creative brilliance that will never be forgotten," CBS exec Leslie Moonves said in a statement. "It’s going to be tough to say goodbye, but I know we will all cherish the shows leading up to Dave’s final broadcast in May." Letterman has been host of Late Show since 1993 and previously hosted Late Night from 1982-1993. May 20th will make his 6,028th episode [...]

David Letterman Sends Jay Leno an Invitation to Appear on 'Late Show'

Longtime late night nemeses David Letterman and Jay Leno might have a chat before Letterman exits Late Show in May. TV Insider is reporting that reps from Late Show have reached out to Leno with an invitation to appear as a guest on the show before it ends its run on CBS, but Leno has yet to formally accept the offer. Leno and Letterman most recently reunited in a 2010 Late Show Super Bowl ad with Oprah, but the last time Leno appeared as Letterman's late night guest was May 7, 1992 prior to the premiere of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Leno said last year [...]

Jeff Goldblum, Garry Shandling, and Judd Apatow Trade Therapist Stories

Here's a clip from Judd Apatow's second Late Late Show episode as guest host last week featuring guests Jeff Goldblum and Garry Shandling, where it's revealed that Shandling has had the same therapist as both of the other guys in the past — one who doubled as Goldblum's wedding officiant, and another who Shandling ditched without giving Apatow a heads up.

Aubrey Plaza and David Letterman Make Some Wild Wild West Trip Plans

Aubrey Plaza was a guest on last night's Late Show, where she and Letterman discussed their lack of plans for after their respective shows end, Plaza's upcoming film with Robert De Niro, and her recent Super Bowl "anti-commercial" for Newcastle Brown Ale that she was cast in, in her words, "because I actually don't care."

Craig Ferguson to James Corden: "I'm Delighted You're Taking Over"

Craig Ferguson's final Late Late Show airs tomorrow night and James Corden takes over in March, so during last night's show Ferguson brought Corden on for a symbolic passing of the torch, brief hazing, and warning to Late Late Show viewers to be nice to the new guy, who is apparently made out of 90% biscuits.

Kristen Bell and Craig Ferguson Have a Relaxing Fireside Chat

The final episode of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson is just around the corner, but for now just enjoy this relaxing clip of Ferguson and tonight's pregnant guest Kristen Bell hanging out in front of an artificial fireplace with a big jar of peanut butter.

CBS Orders 'Rush Hour' Pilot and Two Other Comedies

CBS announced three new pilot orders yesterday. According to Variety, the network has ordered a pilot based on the Rush Hour film franchise that Bill Lawrence and Brett Ratner began developing last year as well as two comedy pilots called Super Clyde and Joe Time. This makes the second pilot order for writer/executive producer Greg Garcia's Super Clyde, which landed a pilot order in 2013 starring Stephen Fry, Rubert Grint, and Tyler Labine but did not go to series. Modern Family writer/executive producer Bill Wrubel's Joe Time is described as a multi-cam comedy that "revolves around a family man who is frustrated that everyone around him [...]

Adam Sandler, Lena Dunham, Maria Bamford, and Judd Apatow Talk OCD on 'Late Late Show'

Judd Apatow guest-hosted last night's Late Late Show, and he brought along an all-star guest lineup: Adam Sandler, Lena Dunham, and Maria Bamford. Watch the four discuss their OCD issues above, then check out Apatow's cold open with his daughter below:

'Late Show with Stephen Colbert' Premieres on Tuesday September 8th

CBS just made a big announcement at TCA: Not long after David Letterman hosts his final Late Show on May 20th, Late Show with Stephen Colbert is officially set to premiere on Tuesday, September 8th. Colbert's first guests have not yet been revealed. Said Colbert on the news: "I have nine months to make a show, just like a baby. So first, I should find out how you make a baby."

Chris Rock and David Letterman's Kids Are Tough Crowds

Chris Rock was a guest on last night's Late Show to promote his new film Top Five, where he and Letterman discussed how much their very rich children don't think they're funny. Watch more clips from Rock's interview below: