David Letterman to retire in 2015

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It's the end of an era.

David Letterman announced today that he'll retire in 2015.

The announcement was made during a taping of “Late Show with David Letterman,” ABC News confirmed.

Letterman, 66, launched the late night show in 1993 at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Known for his wit and acerbic asides, Letterman has hosted the show without many interruptions, saved for his bypass surgery in 2000.

Married to Regina Lasko since 2009, the two have a son, Henry, who was born in 2003.

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