Stephen Colbert bid farewell on his final show Thursday night after a nine-year run. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.
Sportscaster Albert became the focus of a media frenzy in 1997, when he went on trial for felony charges of forcible sodomy. Albert had worked for NBC for 20 years before being fired over the incident. The network eventually rehired him two years later.