Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night television show facilitated by David Letterman on CBS. The show appeared on August 30, 1993, and is delivered by Letterman’s creation organization, Worldwide Pants Incorporated and CBS Television Studios. The show’s music chief and band-pioneer of the house band, the CBS Orchestra, is Paul Shaffer. The head essayist is Matt Roberts and the commentator is Alan Kalter. Of the major U.S. late-night programs, Late Show positions second in total normal watchers after some time and third in number of scenes after some time. The show leads other late night appears in advertisement income with $271 million in 2009.
In many U.S. markets the show pretense at 11:35 p.m. Eastern/Pacific time, however is recorded Monday through Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m and 6:00 p.m. The second Thursday scene more often than not show on Friday of that week.
In 2002, Late Show with David Letterman was positioned No. 7 on TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. CBS has an agreement with Worldwide Pants to proceed with the show through 2014; by then, Letterman will outperform Johnny Carson as the longest tenured late-night anchor person.