Thursday, May 21, 2015

Peyton Manning Appears on the late night Legend, Dave Letterman's, last "Late Show" Episode

Broncos' Peyton Manning on David Letterman's final 'Late Show'

+Denver Broncos Quarterback will be among many paying respects to longtime late-night host

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The lineup of guests set to appear on David Letterman's final "Late Show" episode, which was being taped Wednesday afternoon at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, has started to leak out.

One name on that list: Peyton Manning.

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The Broncos quarterback, who has appeared on Letterman's show multiple times over the years, is in New York and will be among the many paying their respects to the longtime late-night host.

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Manning became friendly with Letterman during his days as the Colts' quarterback, as Letterman is from Indianapolis. Manning felt it was important that he honor "The Late Show" host in his final show.

Letterman, 68, is the longest-running late night talk show host in history, at 33 years. Last April, he announced that he would retire as host this May, passing the reins to Stephen Colbert.

Peyton Manning and David Letterman. (John Paul Filo, CBS)