Dave Wannabe?

Before he exited his CNBC talkshow to follow Letterman beginning Jan. 9, Tom Snyder sat with his replacement, Charles Grodin, to shoot some CNBC promos to help ease Grodin’s transition. Sources said that after the shoot ran for a couple of hours, Snyder grew visibly impatient. At one point, he shouted to a producer, “Can’t you get anything right?”

Grodin, master of the dead-pan wisecrack, said, “Oh, my God, he’s turning into David Letterman right before our eyes.” Sources said it broke up the staff, and even Snyder had to crack a smile.

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