Dave Chappelle went on the Late Show With David Letterman last night for one of his only interviews in years (there was the one with a Minneapolis television station, and another on San Francisco radio). He talked again about why he abandoned Chappelle's Show, what exactly he gave up when he did and whether he regrets doing so.
Jason Sudeikis announced tonight on Letterman that he's leaving SNL. He's the third male cast member to leave the show since last season, following Bill Hader and Fred Armisen. Seth Meyers, set to replace Jimmy Fallon when he jumps to the helm of the "Tonight Show," will also leave sometime over the next season.
In addition to her other duties around the set, assistant-in-question Stephanie Birkitt was a frequent on air presence on the Late Show. Although the CBS authorities seem to be rapidly scrubbing the web of Birkitt's clips, we've rounded up a couple of her greatest moments joshing around with the boss.
Ted Turner: simultaneously a crazy old coot and a totally awesome and admirable ex-media mogul! The CNN founder is out promoting his new autobiography, which gives him a chance to go on and on and on about his pet grudge, the scalawags at Time Warner who blew up his fortune by merging with AOL. Dude, it was only seven billion. Let it go! Here he is on David Letterman talking about how CNN sucks these days, without him, Ted Turner, around. Ted, we sincerely want you to come back, you crazy, crazy wild man. It would be great for us. He was also interviewed at the Time/Life building today, where he talked about nothing but how much Time Warner sucks (and prairie dogs):