Hard to believe...well come to think of it, not that hard to believe...but David Letterman will have been in late night 30 years next Wednesday, and to mark the occassion: Howard Stern (photo). He'll turn up on "Late Show with David Letterman" for the 41st time...
Meanwhile, J Lo's coming to the show, and so is James McCartney -- son of You Know Who. His appearance will mark his U.S. TV debut as a musician, and as you are aware, the Beatles appeared on this same stage a half a century ago.
Here's more, from the press release:
"...actor and comedian Stephen Merchant and the network television debut performance of the band Girls’ Generation (Tuesday, Jan. 31); a performance by musical guests The Airborne Toxic Event (Wednesday, Feb. 1); actor Woody Harrelson and a performance by much-talked-about new music artist Lana Del Rey (Thursday, Feb. 2); and Academy Award-nominated actress Michelle Williams, standup comedian Jake Johannsen and a performance by musician Ziggy Marley (Friday, Feb. 3)."
And some more Dave factoids:
As of Feb. 1, 2012, David Letterman will have hosted 5,443 shows and welcomed 17,904 guests in his 30 years in late night television