Letterman Staffers’ Behind-the-Scenes Photos Are Tribute to the End of an Era
It all comes to an end tonight, as David Letterman bids the Late Show adieu with one final show. The momentous evening has got several staffers, past and present, taking to social media to bask in the memories:
Former head writer Eric Stangel reflected on the #bestdayever.
— Eric Stangel (@EricStangel) May 20, 2015
Writer Chris Albers gave a peak at a starry 1989 music rehearsal.
— Chris Albers (@ChrisAlbersNY) May 20, 2015
Albers also showed off Dave’s decorating style at his NBC office.
Dave’s office at 30 Rock and the pencils he threw at the ceiling. This is really how sparsely he had it decorated. pic.twitter.com/YmfklarlgW
— Chris Albers (@ChrisAlbersNY) May 16, 2015
Supervising producer Kathy Mavrikakis looked back at Albers talking to musical director Paul Shaffer at an anniversary party.
— Kathy Mavrikakis (@tvkathy63) May 16, 2015
Writer Carter Bays gave a glimpse of one of his favorite mailbag moments.
— Carter Bays (@CarterBays) May 17, 2015
Former head writer Justin Stangel remembered striking with his brother and Robin Williams.
— Justin Stangel (@Justin_Stangel) May 19, 2015
Writer Jill Goodwin revealed the inner workings of the wardrobe purge.
— Jill Goodwin (@jippyg) May 12, 2015
Executive producer Barbara Gaines joked about her work ethic.
Here’s an old photo if me hard at work. pic.twitter.com/zvQOaAKF3W
— Barbara Gaines (@barbara_gaines1) April 17, 2015
Jay Johnson, creative director of digital media for the show, recalled a turn in the spotlight.
— Jay Johnson (@jayejohnson) May 20, 2015
CBS’ chief marketing officer George Schweitzer shared his ticket from the first Late Show episode in 1993.
I was there for the first. Will be there for the final. Incredible run for an incredible talent. Thanks Dave. pic.twitter.com/QQSmuXp7JX
— George Schweitzer (@georgetv) May 20, 2015
CBS corporate communications staffer Dana McClintock posted that opening night’s run-of-show.
Opening night run-of-show: pic.twitter.com/4aS9LbFOOS
— Dana McClintock (@Dana_McClintock) May 20, 2015
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