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Bill Murray to Return to David Letterman's 'Late Show' for 20th Anniversary

The actor was Letterman's first guest on both "Late Night" and "Late Show."

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Bill Murray on "Late Show"

Bill Murray is set to return to the Late Show With David Letterman.

The actor was David Letterman's first guest when the CBS late-night talker premiered Aug. 30, 1993. He will be back on the couch to celebrate the Late Show's 20th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 29, marking his 26th time on the show.

By Thursday, the Late Show will have broadcast 3,897 episodes and four primetime specials in two decades on CBS. It has since won nine Emmy Awards and received 73 Emmy nominations.

Murray was also Letterman's very first guest on Late Night when it began in 1982 on NBC. He next appears in George Clooney's The Monuments Men (out Dec. 18) and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

The Late Show is a production of Worldwide Pants Inc. Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel and Rob Burnett executive produce.

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