Well, the suspense is over. After manning the Late Show desk for 22 years, David Letterman will leaving the show on May 2-0, 2015.
“David Letterman has given to all of us a remarkable legacy of achievement and creative brilliance that will never be forgotten,” said Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of the CBS Corporation. “It’s going to be tough to say goodbye, but I know we will all cherish the shows leading up to Dave’s final broadcast in May.”
OK Go have a new album, Hungry Ghosts, and, whenever there’s a new album, there is also a new video – in this case for their new single, I Won’t Let You Down. The new video was shot in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture in August – directed by Kazuaki Seki and the band’s Damimian Kulash.
OK Go begin a world tour March 21st, 2015 will also make three special appearances prior to that: on Late Night with David Letterman (November 11th); October 29 Q&A/performance at Los Angeles’ GRAMMY Museum®, and a November 14 appearance at the Fitzgerald Theater in St Paul, MN with comic Hari Kondabolu on NPR’s Wits. Check out the video after the jump.
Well. That certainly didn’t take long. CBS has named Steven Colbert as David Letterman’s replacement as host of The Late Show when Letterman retires next year. Colbert has signed on for five years, to start with.
Check out the press release (after the jump) for more details.