Stephen Colbert Set To Replace David Letterman

Entertainment — April 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm by


CBS announced today that Stephen Colbert will be replace David Letterman upon his retirement from “The Late Show.”

Official release:

The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host,  writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert  Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective  when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between  CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS  Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment.

Letterman, the legendary, critically acclaimed host of the CBS late night  series for 21 years, announced his retirement on his April 3 broadcast.  Colbert’s premiere date as host of THE LATE SHOW will be announced after Mr.  Lettermen determines a timetable for his final broadcasts in 2015.

via The Wrap

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