Man in Letterman blackmail plot freed from NY jail

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2008 file photo, television talk show host David Letterman walks out of The Ed Sullivan Theater during a taping of "The Late Show with David Letterman", in New York. Photo/Evan Agostini, file) (AP)

September 2, 2010 7:18:42 AM PDT
The former television producer who tried to blackmail David Letterman over the comedian's office affairs has been freed from a New York City jail.