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Jimmy Kimmel, Holding Back Tears, Pays Emotional Tribute to David Letterman: VIDEO

Originally posted 05/20/2015 12:15PM

An emotional Jimmy Kimmel choked up several times Tuesday night while paying tribute to his idol David Letterman, whose final show airs Wednesday.

"I learned almost nothing in college, but watching Late Night, not only did I learn everything from Dave, but the reason I have this show is because," Kimmel said haltingly, his voice trembling, as he stopped to keep himself from crying. "The executives at ABC saw me when I was a guest on Dave's show and hired me to host this show. I want to thank Dave."

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Bill Murray Jumps Out of a Cake for David Letterman (Video)

Originally posted 05/19/2015 09:50PM

When it comes to Bill Murray, always expect the unexpected.

The actor didn't disappoint when he appeared as David Letterman's final guest on Tuesday's Late Show.

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Watch Jimmy Fallon's Heartfelt Tribute to 'Courageous' David Letterman (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/19/2015 07:40AM

Jimmy Fallon got serious for a moment Monday night, delivering a heartfelt message to the retiring David Letterman: "Like every kid who grew up watching him, [I] will miss him."

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Eddie Vedder Gives Emotional Farewell Serenade to David Letterman: Watch Him Sing 'Better Man' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/19/2015 07:10AM

Pearl Jam played for David Letterman on The Late Show for the first time in 1996, and almost 20 years later, Eddie Vedder showed up to sing an emotional version of his band's song "Better Man" to commemorate Letterman's departure.

"We couldn't be happier to have him back here with us tonight," Letterman said.

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Tom Hanks Teaches David Letterman How to Use a Selfie Stick

Originally posted 05/19/2015 02:30AM

Julia Roberts kissed him, George Clooney handcuffed him, but all Tom Hanks wanted from David Letterman was a photo.

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Amanda Seyfried Says She Sought Therapy for Debilitating Anxiety

Amanda Seyfried Says She Sought Therapy for Debilitating Anxiety

Originally posted 05/18/2015 08:35PM

Amanda Seyfried is terrified of getting up in front of an audience – and sought therapy for her anxiety issues, she reveals to Vogue in the magazine's June issue.

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David Letterman On Late Show Finale: 'I'm Naked and Afraid'

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David Letterman On Late Show Finale: 'I'm Naked and Afraid'

Originally posted 05/15/2015 04:35PM

Goodbyes are never easy – especially for David Letterman.

"I'm naked and afraid," Letterman, 68, tells CBS Sunday Morning's Jane Pauley of stepping down as host of The Late Show after almost 23 years.

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George Clooney Handcuffs Himself to David Letterman (Video)

Originally posted 05/14/2015 11:55PM

[YOUTUBE "NVuS6VSvUXg"] That's one way to stop David Letterman from retiring next week!

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And David Letterman's Final Guest Will Be ...

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And David Letterman's Final Guest Will Be ...

Originally posted 05/14/2015 03:10PM

On the heels of a star-studded final few weeks of his decades-long Late Show run, David Letterman has announced whom he's tapped to be his final guest on Wednesday.

And the A-list honoree is ...

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Julia Roberts & David Letterman Share One Last Kiss – and Relive Their Past Smooches

Julia Roberts & David Letterman Share One Last Kiss – and Relive Their Past Smooches

Originally posted 05/14/2015 07:50AM

They've long had one of the most flirtatious relationships on TV. And in fact, Julia Roberts made a habit through the years of kissing David Letterman pretty much whenever she could – with so many of her appearances on his talk show ending in a smooch.

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