Bill Murray was David Letterman’s first late-night guest on Feb. 1, 1982, and he could be the last.

Murray is one of the stars who will help bid Letterman farewell as he begins his final 28 broadcasts of “The Late Show” on CBS, the network announced Monday.

Letterman is retiring from the late-night game May 20 after 33 years. He joined CBS in 1993 after 11 years at NBC where he was host of “Late Night.” His successor at “The Late Show,” former Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert, takes over Sept. 8.

In addition to Murray, the lineup of guests for Letterman’s final month includes George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Tom Hanks, Jack Hanna, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Keaton, Steve Martin, Sarah Jessica Parker, Don Rickles, Julia Roberts, Ray Romano, Paul Rudd, Jerry Seinfeld, Martin Short, Howard Stern, John Travolta, Bruce Willis and Oprah Winfrey.

Musical guests in the final weeks will include Elvis Costello, the Dave Matthews Band, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Mumford and Sons, Ralph Stanley and Amos Lee.

– Los Angeles Times


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