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'David Letterman: A Life on Television' to Air on CBS May 4th

Before he leaves his longtime post at Late Show on May 20th, David Letterman will be the subject of a 90-minute tribute special on CBS. The network announced today that David Letterman: A Life on Television will air on Monday, May 4th from 9:30-11:00pm with host Ray Romano, who got his first big break on Letterman's show in 1995. Read CBS's full announcement below:

Amy Schumer Reveals 'Inside Amy Schumer's Season 4 Renewal on 'Late Show'

Here's a clip from Amy Schumer's visit to last night's Late Show, where she reveals that her Comedy Central series has landed a fourth season renewal from the network ahead of its season 3 premiere tonight at 10:30pm. Watch another clip from Schumer's last visit with Dave below, in which she follows through on his simple request: "Since we probably won't be on the show together again, do something now that you'll regret."

Billy Crystal Sings a Musical Tribute to David Letterman on 'Late Show'

Billy Crystal made his final Letterman appearance last night, and to thank Dave for 32 years' worth of interviews, he decided to look back on their many memories together through to the tune of "Sunrise, Sunset." Watch another clip from Crystal's interview below:

Norm Macdonald Chooses His Very Own 'Late Show' Souvenir

Here's a sneak peek of Norm Macdonald's visit to tonight's Late Show, where Letterman gives him the go ahead to choose anything from the studio to take as a souvenir before the show wraps up its run this May. As you can see, Macdonald is a man of expensive taste.

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson Show Off Some Micro-Impressions

Here's a clip from the Broad City ladies' visit to last night's Late Show, where they try to impress Letterman by showing off their best micro-impressions — Glazer does a one-second Nicki Minaj, while Jacobson shares her very minimal, yet still impressive, Rose from Titanic.

Jim Gaffigan and David Letterman Talk Jesus, Standup, and the Midwest

Jim Gaffigan made his final appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, where he and Dave chatted about why no one should live in the Midwest, what it's like to work on his upcoming TV Land series, and why it's impressive that Jesus was in such good shape, which involves the constant temptation of pretzel bread.

Alec Baldwin Tells Letterman About the Origins of His 'SNL' Tony Bennett Impression

Alec Baldwin paid a visit to David Letterman on Friday, where he looked back on the creation of the "Tony Bennett Show" sketch at SNL and eating lots of food backstage with the writers. He also gave Dave a special retirement gift just one month ahead of his big Late Show goodbye.

Bill Murray, Tina Fey, and Steve Martin Among David Letterman's Final 'Late Show' Guests

David Letterman makes his final Late Show bow next month on Wednesday, May 20th, and today CBS revealed the guest lineup of his last month on the air. This week's guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Billy Crystal, Michael J. Fox, Amy Sedaris, Kevin James, and Alec Baldwin, while a bunch of Late Show friends and regulars are slated to show up in the coming weeks, including Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Don Rickles, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert Downey Jr., George Clooney, Julia Roberts, John Travolta, Jack Hanna, Michael Keaton, Ray Romano, Paul Rudd, Martin Short, Howard Stern, Bruce Willis, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews Band, Mumford and [...]

Will Ferrell Brings Some Harry Caray to 'Late Show'

Wearing his traditional St. Patrick's Day garb, Will Ferrell stopped by last night's Late Show to talk about his recent MLB charity event and did his classic Harry Caray impression by request. Watch more from Ferrell's interview below:

Bill Hader and David Letterman Show Off Their Lorne Michaels Impressions

Here's a sneak peek of Bill Hader's visit to tonight's Late Show, where talks about his mysterious role in Sunday's big SNL anniversary special and takes turns impersonating Lorne Michaels with David Letterman.

Paul Rudd Finally Soaks His David Letterman Fab Club Sponge

Paul Rudd took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity during his visit to last night's Late Show. Considering it was his final Late Show interview with Dave, Rudd figured it was the perfect time to whip out all the goodies he got as a member of the unauthorized David Letterman Fan Club including a very special sponge he's waited thirty years to soak in water. It was a long time coming, but it looks like the wait was worth it.

Amy Sedaris Sings David Letterman a Goodbye Medley

Amy Sedaris made her 34th and final Letterman appearance last night, and to express her love and appreciation for Dave, she sang him a beautiful goodbye medley. She also thanked Letterman for welcoming her on the show for so many years and all he's done for late night: "You're like a New York staple! You're like the Turkish Baths on 10th Street! You're like scaffolding, you know?"

Mike Myers to David Letterman: "What an Amazing American Icon You Are"

Mike Myers paid his 29th and final visit to David Letterman on Friday, and he made sure to fully embarrass him by overwhelming him with kind words and compliments: "The thing is that this show has been consistently cool and hip for all these years. And honest to God, as someone who toils in the field of comedy, I just want to say thank you. What an amazing beacon of light, what an amazing American icon you are." And that's when he's only getting started. Watch another clip from the interview below:

Lena Dunham Has a Middle Name Now Thanks to David Letterman

Despite calling herself "Lena Lucky Fred Ned Cookie Milky Simmons Dunham" in the past, Lena Dunham never officially had a middle name until her visit to last night's Late Show, where Letterman bestowed upon her the most basic middle name of all time. Watch more from the interview below: