Who should replace David Letterman?

ABC News U.S. 2014/04/03 21:13:42
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David Letterman shocked everyone today when he announced that he would be retiring in 2015.

The announcement was made during a taping of “Late Show with David Letterman.”

Letterman, 66, launched his late night show in 1993 at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City and now someone is going to have to step into his very iconic shoes.

So, who?

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Ellen DeGeneres has had a great run on daytime since starting “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in 2003. She’s gotten the best guests and broken tons of news. She was also amazing at the 2014 Oscars. DeGeneres might be a curve ball here, but would be a great choice.

Life Imitating Art in “Louie,” it was between Louis C.K. and Jerry Seinfeld, both comedic legends to replace Letterman and both great choices in real life. They would both be witty, funny and keep the same tone Letterman built into an empire.

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  • Bun 2014/04/05 22:31:48
    Conan O'Brien
    Where's The Other choice?
    Where's The No Body Can Replace David Letterman choice ?
    This makes me sad!

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  • Ronzo 2014/05/21 05:03:52
    Craig Ferguson
    On the floor laughing, Ferguson is a natural and David Letterman sucks he is obsessed with talking about Karl Rove, Mitt Romney, or some other non baby killing Republican. I bet Ferguson didn't get the job of replacing David mainly because Craig is just not liberal flaky enough. I didn't watch Letterman, Carson was funny and Kimmel is just a young Letterman. Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson are the two best funny non politically one sided comedian talk show hosts. I can't stand Cobert, Conan, Hall is horrible. I will stop watching late night talk shows when Craig leaves December 31 - 2014
  • Becky Sue 2014/04/18 17:51:18
    Craig Ferguson
    Becky Sue
  • JesusFreak 2014/04/11 18:25:47
    Conan O'Brien
    I don't watch the show so I don't know
  • TaurusNYC JesusFreak 2014/04/24 05:46:25
    So why bother answering this question? Just to hear yourself "talk"?
  • jt 2014/04/11 04:28:54
    Conan O'Brien
  • joe 2014/04/11 04:18:29
    Craig Ferguson
    Craig's the best.
  • Chester Mirador 2014/04/10 17:41:18 (edited)
    Conan O'Brien
    Chester Mirador
    Where's the Rosie O'Donnell choice? She could have a Top 10 List every night bashing Donald Trump.

    rosie o donnell
    donald trump
  • littleb... Chester... 2014/04/11 20:19:53
    Lol...that's only since she gave up on bashing Tom Selleck.

    rosie o donnell and tom selleck
  • Chester... littleb... 2014/04/12 16:35:07
    Chester Mirador
    Tom Selleck is a nice guy :)
  • littleb... Chester... 2014/04/12 18:54:12
    I've always had that impression too.
  • Ronzo Chester... 2014/05/21 05:06:46
    Yes and she is all B****
  • Ronzo littleb... 2014/05/21 05:05:43
    Some people just hate Men
  • Griegg 2014/04/10 16:30:45
    Conan O'Brien
    He should have had the Tonight Show, instead of the fawning Fallon.
  • Ronzo Griegg 2014/05/21 05:07:55
    He would have been a better Host, time will tell
  • Stuart 2014/04/10 02:47:13
    Craig Ferguson
    Most of these are just wanna-bes. Most are not funny at all but they would fit right in with Letterman's political activism masquerading as humor.

    I don't like any of them for Letterman's replacement but Craig is the only genuinely funny person on the list who is also good at interviews.
  • John Duffy III 2014/04/10 00:31:56
    Craig Ferguson
    John Duffy III
    Craig Ferguson!
  • ♔S.L.V♔~Dami Daring~ 2014/04/10 00:05:05
    Conan O'Brien
    ♔S.L.V♔~Dami Daring~
    He's awesome. :D
    string theory gif conan
  • DizziNY 2014/04/09 18:44:44
    Craig Ferguson
    I chose Craig because I was going to say me... besides me, I think Craig would do a great job
  • nightcrawler2005 2014/04/09 15:27:46
    Jerry Seinfeld
    Seinfeld but he would probably cost too much.

    Chelsea Handler would be good. Whether you like her or not she could do the job.

    Ellen DeGeneres no way I think she's far more suited for daytime. Conan and Craig both have jobs and Louis C.K. I've never heard of.
  • Ronzo nightcr... 2014/05/21 05:12:14
    Seinfeld was good because of his co comedians, really I never thought Seinfeld was Top stand up comic, just average, but in a sitcom setting with other funny people he was very good.
  • nightcr... Ronzo 2014/05/21 07:06:47
    Actually I couldn't stand his sitcom.
    I now a lot of people liked it but it just didn't do it for me.
  • ivegotloveinmypants 2014/04/09 14:57:16
    Jerry Seinfeld
    I don't know, really. Conan wouldn't be my first choice. Letterman was great. :(
  • CAPTAIN COMMONWEALTH 2014/04/09 12:24:24
    Craig Ferguson
    Where's the none of the above choice.
  • AlysVanya 2014/04/09 06:26:53
    Conan O'Brien
    of these i'd say Conan...but i don't like any of the choices.
  • Disbelief 2014/04/09 03:22:18
  • Spyro Disbelief 2014/04/09 06:17:21
    Good choice, I always thought she was funny. Love Chelsea
  • DizziNY Spyro 2014/04/09 23:50:26
    No you like looking at her 3/4 bare chest
  • Spyro DizziNY 2014/04/13 19:33:05
    I'm gay. lol
  • Disbelief Spyro 2014/04/11 08:16:47
  • Bella 2014/04/09 02:20:32
    Ellen DeGeneres
    Howard Stern. He is hilarious and edgy and not blatantly liberal as is Letterman. Will NOT miss him.
  • JayRevolution 2014/04/09 01:04:26
    Conan O'Brien
    I love Ellen DeGeneres, and that's why I say don't make her replace him. Her show is amazing, and well watched, she needs not leave that show.
  • Ashley 2014/04/09 00:54:56
    Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen. Conan or Craig.
    I wouldn't mind one of those 3.
  • Halfhand 2014/04/09 00:13:44
    Craig Ferguson
    But he needs to stick to the actually funny bits of his show. Drop the stupid skeleton and clean up just a tiny bit and he could be worth watching again.
  • Ronzo Halfhand 2014/05/21 05:14:57
    Most who like Craig would disagree with you
  • Halfhand Ronzo 2014/05/21 13:59:45
    You went back a while for this reply. I used to like Craig's show. He was vulgar, but funny before the skeleton was added. I have stopped watching the show because it stopped being funny...
  • Steelshrt 2014/04/08 19:32:11
    Craig Ferguson
    The best all around. Please, please, not De Generes.
  • mounthelemmon 2014/04/08 18:33:50
    Craig Ferguson
    Geoff and Craig rock!
  • herbert jeffery 2014/04/08 16:50:21
    Jerry Seinfeld
    herbert jeffery
    I for one will be happy to see Letterman gone.
    I used to really enjoy his shows early on in his career, but lately, he seems to be an angry old man.
    He is past his prime and should have left years ago.
  • Dweezle herbert... 2014/04/09 00:34:35
    and boring Seinfeld isn't past his prime? give us a break
  • blumunofky 2014/04/08 16:42:55
    Craig Ferguson
    Craig Ferguson, but only on the condition that he loses that dumb-ass skeleton robot and all of the lame genitalia jokes. They're just not funny and never were. I watched a lot more when he had the sound board at his desk and the hand puppets.

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