With only a few breaks, he's hosted interview shows since 1980. More than past time for some new blood. Or newish.Age they started:35 -- Letterman started Late Night with David Letterman37 -- Johnny Carson takes over the Tonight Show42 -- Jay Leno takes over the Tonight Show33 -- Conan O'Brien, Late Night with Conan O'Brien46 -- Conan O'Brien, Tonight Show35 -- Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon40 -- Jimmy Fallon, Tonight Show53 -- Joan Rivers, late Show33 -- Arsenio Hall, Arsenio Hall Show41 -- Seth Meyers, Late Night with Seth Meyers43 -- Craig Ferguson, The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusoncurrent age:44 -- Tina Fey43 -- Amy Poehler52 -- Jon Stewart50 -- Stephen Colbert?? -- Retta56 -- Ellen DeGeneres47 -- Louis C.K.55 -- Paula Poundstone (1993's The Paula Poundstone Show was brilliant, until ABC chickened out and canceled it 4 episodes.)I haven't heard
I haven't heard much in the way of new names, who have you heard mentioned? I threw Retta in there because that might be fun.
I'd watch Retta live-watches Scandal.
Are you listening, CBS? This is my final offer:Mon-Thurs, RettaFriday, a Top of the Pops/Midnight Special style show with Amy Sedaris
41 -- Maya Rudolph
?? -- W Kamau Bell
When I first clicked through to the tweet, I was wondering why a former R.E.M. member was a guest...
Yes, yes, yes, but the creepy stuff with the female staffers still belongs in the second paragraph. We can't ignore it just because we like him.
The Late Show with Jimmy Fey.