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Watch Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Alec Baldwin, and Ray Romano Honor David Letterman

The annual Kennedy Center Honors were held a few weeks ago, with late night pioneer David Letterman being amongst those recognized at the prestigious White House ceremony. The event aired last week on CBS, and it's now been uploaded online. Big-time comedy people Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Alec Baldwin, and Ray Romano all trekked out to Washington to pay tribute to Letterman, who seemed to not hate the whole ceremony as much as you'd expect Letterman to hate something like this. Hit the jump for the rest of the Letterman portion of the ceremony and to see Jimmy Kimmel offend an important ballerina.

Barack Obama Salutes David Letterman and People Who Aren't David Letterman at the Kennedy Center Honors

The annual Kennedy Center Honors were held last night at the White House, with President Barack Obama and a bunch of celebrities paying tribute to the year's honorees, a group that included David Letterman and some other people (Led Zeppelin, blues musician Buddy Guy, ballerina Natalia Makarova, and Dustin Hoffman). The show will be broadcast December 26 on CBS. On the red carpet, Letterman told the press he was excited to win the award and for the trip to the White House, saying, "It supersedes everything, honestly. I haven't won that many awards."

Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Kimmel, and Ray Romano were on hand to honor Letterman. Fey [...]

Watch Steve Martin on Letterman Last Night and His First Letterman Appearance 32 Years Ago

Steve Martin dropped by Letterman for the millionth time last night to plug his awesome new DVD collection of his old TV specials, and more importantly, to bust David Letterman’s balls over receiving the Kennedy Center Honors way later than he did. Martin’s been appearing on Letterman’s shows for over 30 years now. Here’s his first-ever TV appearance with Letterman on his short-lived NBC morning show in 1980, when Martin and Letterman were 35 and 33 years young, respectively. It’s an amazingly funny clip and just goes to show that talk shows are way better when the guest refuses to get out of bed or stop drinking beer [...]