Season 15 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 168
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 168
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Late Show with David Letterman Season 15 (2007-2008)
|15x01 Former President Bill Clinton, Patti Scialfa |
Former President Bill Clinton plugs his new book and explains why he can't be his wife's running mate; Patti Scialfa performed "A Town Called Heartbreak."
|Sep. 04, 2007|
|15x02 Danny DeVito, Larry David, Avril Lavigne |
Dave apologizes to Sue Hum for a pre-show accident; the show is interrupted by a performance of "Mark Twain Tonight!" starring Johnny Dark; Danny Devito plugs his new restaurant; Larry ...
|Sep. 05, 2007|
|15x03 Jessica Alba, George Saunders, The Manchester Orchestra |
In the midst of a citywide taxi strike, a cab is seen carrying people on the its roof and front hood; Biff makes a feeble attempt at seeing Jessica Alba in person; George Saunders plugs ...
|Sep. 06, 2007|
|15x04 Rachael Ray, Frank Rich, Arctic Monkeys |
Throughout the show, saxophonist Aaron Bing attempts to break the world record for the longest sustained note (and ultimately fails). Also, Arctic Monkeys perform "Fluorescent Adol ...
|Sep. 07, 2007|
|15x05 Jodie Foster, Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová |
Jodie Foster, Glen Hansard, and Marketa Irglova are the scheduled guests.
|Sep. 10, 2007|
|15x06 Dr. Phil McGraw, Andy Kindler, Suzanne Vega |
Prior to the show, Jude Brennan confronts Dr. Phil about Dave's "psychotic tendencies"; Deborah Lynn loses yet again on "Psychic Sandwich"; during his interview with Dave, Dr. Phil ...
|Sep. 11, 2007|
|15x07 Viggo Mortensen, Kat Von D, Daughtry, a Top Ten List presented by 10 NASCAR stars |
Viggo Mortensen, Kat Von D, and Daughtry are the scheduled guests. Plus, a special NASCAR Top Ten!
|Sep. 12, 2007|
|15x08 Martha Stewart, Fred Willard, a Top Ten List presented by Billy Bob Thornton |
Martha Stewart and Fred Willard are the scheduled guests. Plus, a special Top Ten from Billy Bob Thornton!
|Sep. 13, 2007|
|15x09 Regis Philbin, Chamillionaire |
Dave does an impression of Tony's reaction to an inaccurate monologue joke; Regis critiques' Dave's recent appearance on Oprah and plugs the 20th anniversary of his talk show; Chamillionaire ...
|Sep. 14, 2007|
|15x10 Jamie Foxx, Jimmy Smits, Will.I.Am |
Jamie Foxx, Jimmy Smits, and Will.I.Am are the scheduled guests.
|Sep. 24, 2007|
|15x11 Kate Walsh, Kevin Smith, Rascal Flatts |
Kate Walsh, Kevin Smith, and Rascal Flatts are the scheduled guests.
|Sep. 25, 2007|
|15x12 Jennifer Garner, Ken Burns, Chaka Khan |
Chris Elliott and Gerard Mulligan drop by to promote their new project, "Bionic Guy"; 7-11 head honcho Jim Keyes comes up with another wacky promotion; Chaka Khan sings "Love Me St ...
|Sep. 26, 2007|
|15x13 Stupid Human Tricks, Whoopi Goldberg, Melissa Etheridge |
Whoopi Goldberg and Melissa Etheridge are the scheduled guests. Plus, Stupid Human Tricks!
|Sep. 27, 2007|
|15x14 Paris Hilton, Emile Hirsch |
Henry Rife leaps over six taxicabs on an ATV; Paris Hilton dodges a string of questions regarding her stint in prison; Emile Hirsch plugs Into The Wild.
|Sep. 28, 2007|
|15x15 Sean Penn, Barry Sonnenfeld, Ben Harper |
Sean Penn, Barry Sonnenfeld, and Ben Harper are the scheduled guests.
|Oct. 01, 2007|
|15x16 Jude Law, Sarah Silverman, John Fogerty |
The show is interrupted by a businessman on a cell phone in the backdrop; Johnny Dark makes another appearance as Mark Twain; Alan gets beat up by an annoyed Mets fan; John Fogerty ...
|Oct. 02, 2007|
|15x17 Alec Baldwin, Faith Hill |
Throughout the night, Late Show interns attempt to parallel-park on 53rd Street; Dave reads "Top Ten Signs Your Team Isn't Going To Win the World Series" out of order; Alec Baldwin ...
|Oct. 03, 2007|
|15x18 Nicolette Sheridan, Tony Snow, Rihanna |
Nicolette Sheridan, Tony Snow, and Rihanna are the scheduled guests.
|Oct. 04, 2007|
|15x19 Bob Newhart, Angela Kinsey, Iron and Wine |
Several audience members voluntarily present the Top Ten; Bob Newhart shares an amusing story about Frank Sinatra; Angela Kinsey talks about life in Texas; Iron & Wine performed "The ...
|Oct. 05, 2007|
|15x20 George Clooney, Kid Rock |
George Clooney and Kid Rock are the scheduled guests.
|Oct. 08, 2007|
|15x21 Jennifer Lopez, Alan Greenspan |
Several elderly Alan Greenspan "groupies" stand outside the theater as the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve plugs his new book. Also, Jennifer Lopez discusses pregnancy rumors ...
|Oct. 09, 2007|
|15x22 Stephen Colbert, Eva Mendes, Queens of the Stone Age |
A canned ham is almost given to an audience member; the "f*** you" guy brags about a winning lottery ticket; Stephen Colbert discusses "roughing it" and plugs his new book; Queens of ...
|Oct. 10, 2007|
|15x23 Anne Heche, Sue Johanson, Mariza |
Anne Heche, Sue Johanson, and Mariza are the scheduled guests.
|Oct. 11, 2007|
|15x24 Halle Berry, Bill Hader, Spring Snake Symphony |
A pregnant Halle Berry plugs Things We Lost In The Fire and shows a 3-D ultrasound image that resembles Dave. Also, Eric Buss and his "Spring Snake Symphony" (375 snakes-in-a-can) perform ...
|Oct. 12, 2007|
|15x25 Jake Gyllenhaal, Connie Britton, 50 Cent |
Marc Odgers returns to the Late Show to leap over five interns; a security guard (Mike McIntee) tasers a runaway audience member; Connie Britton plugs "Friday Night Lights"; 50 Cent ...
|Oct. 15, 2007|
|15x26 Richard Simmons, Casey Affleck, Sondre Lerche |
Richard Simmons and Casey Affleck are the scheduled guests.
|Oct. 16, 2007|
|15x27 Rebecca Romijn, Jimmie Walker, LeAnn Rimes |
Dave (amongst others) discusses a fire in the theater basement that occured earlier that day; staff writer Bill Scheft comments on the possible writers' strike; Jimmie "JJ" Walker explains ...
|Oct. 17, 2007|
|15x28 Steve Carell, Chris Russo, Chris Elliott, Band of Horses |
Tonights guests include Steve Carell, Chris Russo and Band of Horses perform â€śIs There A Ghost.â€ť
|Oct. 18, 2007|
|15x29 Amanda Peet, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Caldwell |
Mac n' cheese is the latest food item that Sue Hum offers Dave (and promptly rejects); the lovely Amanda Peet plugs Martian Child, but a clip of Santa Claus Conquers the Martians airs ...
|Oct. 19, 2007|
|15x30 Jerry Seinfeld, Joe Torre |
Two marathon runners interrupt the monologue (one week early, it shall be noted); to honor the possible WGA strike, Bill Scheft chooses not to reveal the punchline to a Dick Cheney ...
|Oct. 29, 2007|
|15x31 Jennifer Connelly, Slash, Nicole Atkins |
An excerpt is revealed from President Gerald Ford's posthumous memoirs; Alan Kalter hosts "This Is Your Lunch," looking back at Dave's last meal (lasagna); guitarist Slash plugs his ...
|Oct. 30, 2007|
|15x32 David Spade, Penn & Teller, Jonathan Papelbon |
The 26th annual "New Halloween Costumes" segment includes a Hillary Clinton pantsuit, an overstuffed glove compartment, and Spongebob's less-than-beloved cousin "BrillopadTed SquarePants". ...
|Oct. 31, 2007|
|15x33 Dr. Phil McGraw, Ryan Adams |
With a writers' strike now looking very likely, "Mrs. Letterman" (Jude Brennan) nags Dave into doing some housework; Stupid Pet Tricks include a pit bull terrier that plays the drums ...
|Nov. 01, 2007|
|15x34 Bill Murray, Jay-Z |
Etch-a-sketch artist George Vlosich becomes the latest person to do a portrait of Biff Henderson; Bill Murray discusses his ongoing legal troubles in Sweden and plays On-Star operator ...
|Nov. 02, 2007|
|15x35 Robin Williams, Lupe Fiasco |
Dave returns from an eight-week hiatus with a full beard and his writing staff intact; an audience Q&A bit is interrupted by Bill Scheft; ten striking writers present the Top Ten; Robin ...
|Jan. 02, 2008|
|15x36 Bill Maher, Ellen Page, the cast of Broadway's "Young Frankenstein" |
Dave's beard gets a key to the city, courtesy of Mayor Bloomberg; a wayward WGA picketer wanders around in the backdrop; Hal Gurnee's latest Network Time Killer is a "balloon drummer"; ...
|Jan. 03, 2008|
|15x37 Donald Trump, Shooter Jennings |
Dave admits that he's getting tired of the beard, then confesses to feeling sick over his new "feud" with Rosie O'Donnell; Dave and Donald Trump talk football; talent coordinator Sarah ...
|Jan. 04, 2008|
|15x38 Tom Hanks, Gov. Mike Huckabee |
Tom Hanks and Mike Huckabee are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 07, 2008|
|15x39 Lucy Liu, Alex Roy, MGMT |
Lucy Liu and MGMT are the scheduled guests. Plus, Bill Medley (of Righteous Brothers fame) sits in with the band!
|Jan. 08, 2008|
|15x40 Morgan Freeman, Tom Brokaw, Chuck Prophet |
Morgan Freeman and Chuck Prophet are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 09, 2008|
|15x41 Howard Stern, Ayo |
Howard Stern and Ayo are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 10, 2008|
|15x42 Tracy Morgan, Kat Von D, Dropkick Murphys |
Tracy Morgan, Kat Von D, and Dropkick Murphys are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 11, 2008|
|15x43 Katie Holmes, Frank Caliendo, Maroon 5 |
Katie Holmes, Frank Caliendo, and Maroon 5 are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 14, 2008|
|15x44 Denzel Washington, Don Rickles |
An audience member claims to know Dave's ex-wife, who apparently now lives in Florida; the show is again interrupted by radio transmissions from Lt. Len Easton of the California Highway ...
|Jan. 15, 2008|
|15x45 Michael Douglas, Katherine Heigl, Wyclef Jean |
Throughout the night, Tony and Dave play the Spanish-language version of "Wheel of Fortune"; Michael Douglas talks skiing and plugs King of California; an old AC/DC song is butchered ...
|Jan. 16, 2008|
|15x46 Sylvester Stallone, the Teutul family, the Mars Volta |
Sylvester Stallone, the Teutul Family, and The Mars Volta are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 17, 2008|
|15x47 Diane Keaton, Jim Gaffigan |
Dave begs Gaines to stop feeding in phone calls from the California Highway Patrol, which interrupts the show three times. Also, in her first Letterman appearance in two decades, Diane ...
|Jan. 18, 2008|
|15x48 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Dan Patrick, Ringo Starr |
The Bruce Willis Secret Word of the Night is "Muffin"; during an audience Q&A segment, one man flips out over Chris Dodd's decision to drop out of the presidential race; Sarah Michelle ...
|Jan. 21, 2008|
|15x49 Sen. John Edwards, Diablo Cody, Josh Ritter, David "Fathead" Newman |
Senator John Edwards, Diablo Cody, and Josh Ritter are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 22, 2008|
|15x50 Charles Grodin, New York Giant Lawrence Tynes, The Redwalls |
Charles Grodin, Lawrence Tynes, and The Redwalls are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 23, 2008|
|15x51 Julia Louis-Dreyfus, T.J. Miller, Super Furry Animals |
Lt. Len Easton is caught annoying Dave and interrupting "Larry King Live"; Dave is repeatedly distracted by a photo of Mitt Romney; Andy Kindler visits a life coach; Sen. Barack Obama ...
|Jan. 24, 2008|
|15x52 Nathan Lane, Jake Johannsen |
Nathan Lane and Jake Johannsen are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 25, 2008|
|15x53 Jessica Alba, Julie Chen, The Whigs |
Jessica Alba, Julie Chen, and The Whigs are the scheduled guests.
|Jan. 28, 2008|
|15x54 Bill Cosby, Lake Bell, The Matt Savage Trio |
Lt. Len Easton calls up C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"; Bill Cosby shares an antedote about his recently deceased mother; teen jazz prodigy Matt Savage and his trio perform "El Fueg ...
|Jan. 29, 2008|
|15x55 Dr. Phil McGraw, Lena Headey, Gary Allan |
An audience member gives Dave a gold hat, which Paul wears; Lt. Len Easton pops up on "Sex Talk with Sue Johanson"; a clothing-optional airline is the subject of several gags, including ...
|Jan. 30, 2008|
|15x56 Stupid Human Tricks, Eva Longoria Parker, Colbie Caillat |
Eva Longoria and Colbie Caillat are the scheduled guests. Plus, Stupid Human Tricks!
|Jan. 31, 2008|
|15x57 Paris Hilton, Artie Lange, Vampire Weekend |
Paris Hilton, Artie Lange, and Vampire Weekend are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 01, 2008|
|15x58 Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Crow |
Dave discusses at length the New York Giants' upset Super Bowl victory; Senator Hillary Clinton jokes that her choice of running mate has come down to Dave or Regis; Sheryl Crow performed ...
|Feb. 04, 2008|
|15x59 Matthew McConaughey, Gary Mule Deer, Sheryl Crow |
Matthew McConaughey, Gary Mule Deer, and Sheryl Crow are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 05, 2008|
|15x60 Eli Manning, Vince Vaughn, A Fine Frenzy |
Eli Manning and A Fine Frenzy are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 06, 2008|
|15x61 Kate Hudson, Jack Hanna |
Lt. Len Easton interrupts "Know Your Current Events"; Kate Hudson plugs Fool's Gold and talks football; Jack Hanna introduces Dave to an African Warthog (which Dave likes) and a cobra ...
|Feb. 07, 2008|
|15x62 Colin Farrell, Blake Lively, Lenny Kravitz |
"Late Show Fun Facts" is interrupted by a ticket scalper (Mike McIntee); Colin Farrell plugs In Bruges and gives Dave a fedora; Lenny Kravitz performed "Bring It On."
|Feb. 08, 2008|
|15x63 Kate Walsh, Jason Sudeikis, OK Go and Bonerama |
While fielding a question about Oprah tickets, Dave accidentally breaks one of his pencils in half; a certain panicky audience member is confronted by Dr. Phil in the theater hallway; ...
|Feb. 11, 2008|
|15x64 Evangeline Lilly, Marisa Miller, Brad Paisley |
Evangeline Lilly and Brad Paisley are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 12, 2008|
|15x65 Martin Short, Amy Ryan |
Dave obsesses over his orange tie; live via satellite, a man with a black eye won't talk to Dave; Chris Elliott and Gerard Mulligan drop by to plug their (fake) new show, "American ...
|Feb. 13, 2008|
|15x66 Regis Philbin, Joseph Arthur |
Regis Philbin and Joseph Arthur are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 14, 2008|
|15x67 Charles Barkley, Bill Burr |
Charles Barkley talks hoops and dodges questions about running for governor of Alabama; a CBS executive stops the show to grill Dave; comedian Bill Burr riffs on the elderly.
|Feb. 15, 2008|
|15x68 Dennis Quaid, Ryan Newman, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings |
Dennis Quaid and Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 18, 2008|
|15x69 Randy Jackson, Saffron Burrows, Ray Davies |
Bill Scheft apologizes for a bad Dick Cheney joke, citing tainted roast beef; after Dave mentions the resignation of Fidel Castro, a certain angry audience member pummels four CBS Pages; ...
|Feb. 19, 2008|
|15x70 Amy Sedaris, Erika Jensen, Foo Fighters |
Paul stars in a spoof of VH1's hit reality show "Rock of Love"; Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse read the Top Ten; grocery-bagging champ Erika Jensen takes Dave to school; Foo Fighters ...
|Feb. 20, 2008|
|15x71 Steve Martin, hand shadows performance with Raymond Crowe |
Steve Martin is the scheduled guest. Plus, a hand shadow demonstration!
|Feb. 21, 2008|
|15x72 Diddy, Al Lubel |
Lt. Len Easton resurfaces; "Harry Letterman" is spotted having a smoke backstage, and later flirts with Paul's teenage daughter; Diddy promotes the upcoming made-for-TV production of ...
|Feb. 22, 2008|
|15x73 Will Ferrell, Michael McDonald |
Live via satellite, Osama bin Laden accepts an Academy Award; Will Ferrell plugs Semi-Pro and pays homage to "The Sound of Music"; Michael McDonald performed "(Your Love Keeps Lifting ...
|Feb. 25, 2008|
|15x74 Courteney Cox, Thomas Friedman, Chingy with Ludacris |
Courtney Cox, Thomas Friedman, Chingy, and Ludacris are the scheduled guests.
|Feb. 26, 2008|
|15x75 Kid Scientists, Natalie Portman, Kenna |
"AMPTP President Nick Counter" and "Writers Guild Executive Director David Young" call a truce... and make out; in tonight's remote, Andy Kindler visits a toy convention; the latest ...
|Feb. 27, 2008|
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