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Questions - Letterman - April 6-7, 2014

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted April 6-7, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How often do you watch late night talk shows on television - rarely or never, occasionally, about once a week, every night or nearly every night?

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of David Letterman?

3* David Letterman has announced he is retiring next year as the host of CBS-TV’s The Late Show with David Letterman. Who would make the best replacement for Letterman as host of The Late Show – Chelsea Handler, Conan O’Brien, Stephen Colbert, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, Tina Fey or someone else?

4* Are you more likely or less likely to watch The Late Show after Letterman’s departure? Or will a change in the program’s host have no impact on your viewing decisions?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence