David Letterman To Have Bill Murray And Tom Hanks As Last Guests On Late Show

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David Letterman is ending his 33-year run on TV with Bill Murray, the same man who was with him during his very first broadcast of “Late Night” back on February 1, 1982, it was announced on Thursday. Murray’s appearance on May 19 will be the 44th and final time he’ll be Letterman’s guest. The comedic actor was also Letterman’s first guest on the “Late Show” when it debuted on August 30, 1993. Joining Letterman and Murray will be Eddie Vedder.

The night before, Tom Hanks will be on the “Late Show,” reuniting him and Letterman for the 60th time. Hanks made his very first appearance on “Late Night” with Letterman in April 1984.

CBS is not divulging, at this point, anything about the final broadcast of Letterman’s “Late Show” on May 20, except to promise it “will be an hour filled with surprises, memorable highlights, the show’s final Top Ten List and more.”

As Gossip Cop has reported, a number of stars in the last few days have appeared on “Late Show” to say goodbye to Letterman in their own special way. Tina Fey stripped a dressed right off her back and gave it to the retiring late-night host, while Howard Stern tried to kiss him. Julia Roberts, who appeared on Wednesday’s show, was a little more successful, sharing a passionate kiss with Letterman. Tell us what you think about Bill Murray being Letterman’s last announced booked guest.

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