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  • Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host

    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host
    When Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman as host of the “Late Show” on CBS next year, he will bring with him a career built on Chicago-style comedy. He will be the second major late-night talk show host, after fellow...
  • Stephen Colbert to host CBS' 'Late Show' after David Letterman retires

    Stephen Colbert to host CBS' 'Late Show' after David Letterman retires
    Comedian Stephen Colbert will be the next host of "The Late Show." CBS said Thursday that the "Colbert Report" star will take over hosting duties for the long-running late-night talk franchise when David Letterman retires in 2015. Colbert and the...
  • Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central

    Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central
    Comedy Central now has a late-night problem. CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.  For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
  • Tracy Morgan Enters the Letterman Replacement Race [VIDEO]

    Sorry, Stephen Colbert. It looks like Comedy Central host has more competition in the race to replace "Late Show" host David Letterman. "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" alum Tracy Morgan spoke with Matt Lauer on NBC's "Today" this morning...
  • Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman on 'Late Show'

    CBS named Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as host of "The Late Show," handing the reins of its flagship latenight program to a cable host who has found success in attracting young male viewers by playing a character, rather than himself....
  • Stephen Colbert replaces Letterman: The congrats and jeers

    Stephen Colbert replaces Letterman: The congrats and jeers
    The guessing game over who would replace David Letterman on CBS' "Late Night" lasted exactly one week. On Thursday, the network confirmed that Stephen Colbert would be the new host to replace Letterman when he steps down in 2015. In a statement, Colbert...
  • Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief

    Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief
    And so it came to pass that Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of "The Late Show" (as of "sometime" in 2015 to be formerly "with David Letterman") and what was already thought a likelihood became a certainty. It seems in every way a sensible...
  • CBS will be romanced by Los Angeles and New York for 'Late Show'

    This is not the time for CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves or Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler to go on a diet. That's because New York City and Los Angeles are going to be wooing them to be the home of Stephen Colbert's new late-night show, and...
  • When Stephen met Dave: The path to Colbert's Letterman succession

    When Stephen met Dave: The path to Colbert's Letterman succession
    Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on CBS late night sometime in 2015. The news was met with cheers by many, jeers by a few, but most important, it apparently has the blessing of Dave himself. In a statement released Thursday morning,...
  • Stephen Colbert and David Letterman: Trouble outside the comfort zone

    Stephen Colbert, who will be the new host of "Late Show" when David Letterman retires next year, has a lot in common with his predecessor. Both are seasoned, popular comedians. Both wear glasses, as Letterman noted. And both have gotten into a bit...
  • The News Business Needs a Few Good Hypocrites

    With print news migrating to a Web environment that's as motivated by traffic as TV is by ratings, the time is fast approaching when anyone who dares criticize media excess will be immediately open to charges of hypocrisy. To that I say: Send in the...