The five major late-night talk shows returned to the airwaves Wednesday night, with the striking writers never far from their thoughts. David Letterman and Craig Ferguson returned with writers, as Letterman's production company struck a deal, but Leno, Kimmel and O'Brien did not. Evidence of the strike was everywhere, from a strike-themed Letterman Top Ten list to NBC hosts taking questions from the audience (Leno) and ring spinning on a desk (O'Brien).
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From CBS, NBC, ABC 1/2/08