Scandal Helps Letterman’s Ratings

CBS’ “Late Show” up 13 percent in total viewers for season.

Last Updated: November 2, 2009 @ 7:50 AM

Several weeks after David Letterman was shaken by a sex-and-extortion scandal, CBS’ "Late Show With David Letterman" has shown little sign of weakening audience support.

Far from hurting the host’s popularity, the headlines seemingly have had little impact on his late-night show and possibly even helped the series grow its viewership compared with last year.

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