The famous late night TV show “Late Show with David Letterman” was taped at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. The theater has a long and storied history. During Ed Sullivan’s tenure, he hosted legendary musical performances from Elvis Presley and The Beatles.
During Letterman’s tenure, his comedy bits included tossing items out the windows of the building and bringing nearby business owners onto the show, such as the owner of Hello Deli and the owners of a souvenir shop near the studio.
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Letterman’s successor, Stephen Colbert, continues to run “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” in the same studio.