In this photo provided by CBS, David Letterman appears during a final taping of the Late Show with David Letterman, Wednesday May 20, 2015 in New York. After 33 years in late night television, 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4,600 career Top Ten Lists, David Letterman says goodbye to late night television audiences.
In this photo provided by CBS, David Letterman appears during a final taping of the Late Show with David Letterman, Wednesday May 20, 2015 in New York. After 33 years in late night television, 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4,600 career Top Ten Lists, David Letterman says goodbye to late night television audiences. John Paul Filo AP
In this photo provided by CBS, David Letterman appears during a final taping of the Late Show with David Letterman, Wednesday May 20, 2015 in New York. After 33 years in late night television, 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4,600 career Top Ten Lists, David Letterman says goodbye to late night television audiences. John Paul Filo AP

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