Big night on late-night TV for guys from the North Shore of Boston.

While Andover’s Jay Leno was saying goodbye to the Tonight Show, Beverly’s Jimmy Dunn was saying hello in his network television debut as a stand-up comedian on Late Show with David Letterman. Go figure. This might have been Dunn’s first time on CBS, but might not be the last — he’s in a sitcom pilot that’s got a good chance of making it on the primetime schedule this coming year, and not just because it’s called The McCarthys. But first: A little bit about the Dunns. Specifically, what Jimmy is learning about being married and trying to speak French.

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