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Letterman, Seinfeld, De Niro to headline Spike TV tribute to Don Rickles
By Tony Maglio
David Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld
 will join Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro and other big names in comedy and entertainment on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of industry icon Don Rickles.
"One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" will also feature Martin Scorsese, Tracy Morgan, Jimmy Kimmel, John Stamos, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin, Ray RomanoBrad Garrett and more.
The show will tape at New York City's Apollo Theater on Tuesday, May 6. The 90-minute special, produced in conjunction with Don Mischer Productions, will air on Spike TV on Wednesday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
"We're thrilled that David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro and so many more will be coming out to entertain and celebrate our hero — Don Rickles," said Casey Patterson, executive producer and executive vice president, Event Production & Talent Development, Viacom Entertainment Group.
Patterson concluded: "The genius of Rickles is in the danger, nobody is safe, and what you can expect is a night of comedy from these superstars worthy of a legend. It truly will be One Night Only."
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