David Michael Letterman born April 12, is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. In total, Letterman hosted 6, episodes of Late Night and Late Show ,  surpassing his friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in American television history. His company, Worldwide Pants , produced his shows as well as The Late Late Show and several prime-time comedies, the most successful of which was Everybody Loves Raymond , now in syndication. Letterman was born in Indianapolis , Indiana in , and has two sisters, one older and one younger. Letterman grew up on the north side of Indianapolis, in the Broad Ripple area, about 12 miles from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It should come as a surprise to no one that Jay Leno continues to tour as he approaches septuagenarian status. While hosting "The Tonight Show" for years, Leno typically worked hour days during the week and delivered stand-up around the country on weekends. Leno, 69, who will perform a sold-out show Saturday at the Parx Casino, reveals what Bill and Hillary Clinton are really like, if he really lived on his standup money and banked all of his "Tonight Show" paychecks and that he's no Charlie Rose.