Darlene Love Is Part of David Letterman's Final Holiday Broadcast Tonight

News   Darlene Love Is Part of David Letterman's Final Holiday Broadcast Tonight
 
The "Late Show with David Letterman" offers its final holiday broadcast Dec. 19 beginning at 11:35 PM ET on CBS.

Darlene Love
Darlene Love Photo by Joseph Marzullo/ Retna

Darlene Love, seen on Broadway in Hairspray, will perform "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," backed by "Late Show" musical director Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra. Love, who first performed the song for Letterman on “Late Night” Dec. 16, 1986, marks the 21st time in 28 years that she has sung this holiday classic on the show.

Jay Thomas returns to participate in the show’s final holiday quarterback challenge, and Josh Brolin, star of the new film “Inherent Vice," also pays a visit.

Check out Over 25 Years of Darlene Love Singing "Christmas Baby Please Come Home" on "Letterman" (Video)

"Late Show with David Letterman" is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated. Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope and Rob Burnett are the executive producers. Jerry Foley is the director.

Letterman's final broadcast on CBS is scheduled for May 20, 2015.

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