Letterman was interested as he believed he could never match Leno's ratings at CBS due to Letterman's complaint of weaker lead-ins from the network's late local news programs, but was reluctant to replace Koppel. You can click on the pictures to view their content. It's a whole different thing. It is appropriate for community partners, multidisciplinary team members, and general education on the issue for CAC staff and community members. The appearance was Letterman's idea: Following that appearance, the two had a year feud  which arose, as Winfrey explained to Letterman after the feud had been resolved, as a result of the acerbic tone of their interview of which she said that it "felt so uncomfortable to me that I didn't want to have that experience again". Letterman could not recall the incident but apologized. For years afterward, Letterman recounted his hosting the Oscars, although the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continued to hold Letterman in high regard and they had invited him to host the Oscars again. Subsequently, while still recovering from surgery, Letterman revived the late night tradition that had virtually disappeared on network television during the s of 'guest hosts' by allowing Bill Cosby , Kathie Lee Gifford , Dana Carvey , Janeane Garofalo , and others to host new episodes of the Late Show. Leno flew to New York City on an NBC corporate jet, sneaking into the Ed Sullivan Theater during the Late Show's February 4 taping wearing a disguise, meeting Winfrey and Letterman at a living room set created in the theater's balcony where they taped their promo. Heart surgery hiatus[ edit ] On January 14, , a routine check-up revealed that an artery in Letterman's heart was severely obstructed. The film won best documentary and jury awards at the Cinequest Film Festival. Music and is working on her album. They're questioning, they're interrogating, there's an electronic trail—but everybody knows it's Leno.