David Letterman Announces Official Farewell Date

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On the April 3, 2014, David Letterman created a tsunami in the entertainment business when announcedthat he would be retiring some time in 2015.

Now we finally know the exact date of the late night legend's final show: Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Mark it down on the 2015 kitten wall calendar your weird aunt is going to give you for Christmas. It'll make her happy. (If she ends up giving you a weird decorative soap basket, just set a reminder in your iPhone like a normal person.)

There's no word yet on when Stephen Colbert will make his Late Show debut, and neither Dave nor his production company, Worldwide Pants, have given any clues as to his final guest. However, I would give Bill Murray 4-1 odds. He was Dave's first ever guest on NBC's Late Nite with David Letterman way back in 1982, and he's made dozens of (always hilarious) appearances since. Quite frankly, it would be a huge disappointment if Murray weren't involved in the final show one way or another.

[via Deadline]