Letterman Sticking with CBS
The "Late Show" host is reportedly close to extending his contract with CBS through the 2009-10 season, which would be his 17th at the network. Its terms aren't being disclosed, but Letterman's salary is expected to remain in the neighborhood of the $31.5 million a year he currently makes.
Negotiations for a contract extension have been going on for some time, with both sides working under the assumption that Letterman wasn't looking to go anywhere, according to
That's in stark contrast to the situation in 2002, when
This time around, Letterman is reportedly more content with his situation at CBS -- he even features network boss Les Moonves on the show in a recurring bit called "More With Les." As it has been every year since 1994, "The Late Show" was nominated for an Emmy this year for outstanding writing for a