Letterman to leave 'Late Show' in May 2015

Posted at 12:14 PM, Dec 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-10 13:52:03-05

The final “Late Show” broadcast featuring host David Letterman will air May 20, 2015.

The host announced back in April that he would retire. He has been in the gig for more than 30 years.

Letterman will be succeeded by Stephen Colbert, whose last day on “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central is Dec. 18, according to a report from CBS.