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David Letterman’s Career in Late-Night by the Numbers — and in Case You Missed It, Here’s What Bill Murray and Bob Dylan Did on the Show Last Night

May 20, 2015  •  Post A Comment

With David Letterman set to host his final installment of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight, the network has crunched some of the numbers compiled during the TV legend’s career in late-night.

Here are some of the highlights:

6,028: The number of Dave’s broadcasts in late-night television through tonight’s show, including his run on NBC from 1982-1993 and his CBS years from 1993-2015

19,932: The number of guest appearances on Letterman’s two late-night shows

4,605: The number of Top Ten Lists presented on the two shows, going back to 1985

16: The number of Emmys won by Letterman’s shows (with a total of 112 nominations)

126: The number of Stupid Pet Tricks segments on Letterman’s late-night shows

89: The number of Stupid Human Tricks segments

73: The number of appearances by sportscaster Marv Albert on “Late Night,” the most by any guest on that show

136: The number of appearances by Regis Philbin on “Late Show,” by far the most of any guest on that show

Here are a few clips from Tuesday night’s show, featuring Bill Murray and Bob Dylan:

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