CBS News Employee Charged In Letterman Extort Plot

TVNewser has the latest on the CBS producer arrested for allegedly trying to extort $2 million from “The Late Show” host David Letterman.

Letterman revealed the three-week saga after Thursday night’s monologue. The talk show host admitted to having had sex with several female staffers of the CBS program, which he said the suspect was threatening to expose.

The “48 Hours” producer, Robert “Joe” Halderman, can be seen on the left in this screen shot of a Fox News report.

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