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David Letterman’s Final ‘Late Show’ Set for May 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 10, 2014 @ 12:39 PM
CBS
Stephen Colbert has already begun making the final rounds of ‘The Colbert Report’ in preparation for his new CBS ‘Late Show’ hosting gig, but don’t expect David Letterman to vacate the chair just yet. The longest-running late-night host has officially set a departure date for May 2015, bringing an end to ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ as we know it.

'The Colbert Report' Sets Stephen's Final Show for December

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 31, 2014 @ 9:49 AM
Comedy Central
We've known for some time now that 'The Colbert Report' would say goodbye as Stephen moves on to bigger and better things at CBS' 'Late Show,' but we at last have a departure point. Comedy Central has officially scheduled the last 'Colbert Report' for mid December, but when can we run screaming at the gates to say goodbye?

Was 'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Offered to Neil Patrick Harris First?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 14, 2014 @ 3:09 PM
CBS
The world of late-night talk shows seems more or less to have settled, now that Stephen Colbert will take the 'Late Show' from David Letterman and slotted 'Daily Show' alum Larry Wilmore to replace him in the 'Colbert Report' timeslot, but was Colbert really the network's first choice? 'How I Met Your Mother' alum Neil Patrick Harris says otherwise, claiming CBS first attempted to gauge his interest in taking over for Letterman.

'The Colbert Report' Replacement: 'Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to Host 'The Minority Report'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 9, 2014 @ 7:13 PM
Comedy Central
The announcement that Stephen Colbert would succeed David Letterman as host of CBS' 'Late Show' not only shook up the late-night landscape, it also left us wondering how Comedy Central might follow 'The Daily Show' after 'The Colbert Report' came to an end. It seems we now know, as 'The Daily Show''s "Senior Black Correspondent' Larry Wilmore will replace 'The Colbert Report' with his own series, aptly titled 'The Minority Report.'

Craig Ferguson to Retire from 'The Late Late Show' in December

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2014 @ 7:49 PM
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The moment David Letterman announced his retirement from 'The Late Show,' speculation began toward possible replacements, though very few of them were given to Letterman's 'Late Show'-following host Craig Ferguson. Stephen Colbert's quick acceptance of the gig left people questioning if Ferguson will remain with 'The Late Late Show', and it seems Ferguson has officially decided to step down at the end of the year.

Stephen Colbert Says His 'Daily Show' Goodbyes to Jon Stewart

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 24, 2014 @ 10:09 AM
Comedy Central
Earlier this week we saw Stephen Colbert beginning to shed his 'Colbert Report' character with a first stop on David Letterman's standing 'Late Show,' before Colbert's takeover in 2015, but both Colbert and his character will enjoy a long victory tour before moving to broadcast. Watch 'The Colbert Report' host make his in-character goodbyes to 'The Daily Show''s Jon Stewart, a year ahead of schedule!

Stephen Colbert Gives David Letterman His First 'Late Show' Top Ten

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 23, 2014 @ 11:37 AM
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http://youtu.be/zXbdMPezWN0
Last night saw future 'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert dropping by David Letterman's standing regime to preview a bit of his impending takeover, dropping the 'Colbert Report' character for the genuine article. We've seen that Colbert apparently had something of a past with the program, but for those more interested in his future, check out Colbert's first official 'Late Show' Top Ten!

David Letterman Interviews Stephen Colbert to Talk 'Late Show' Changes, Boobs

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 22, 2014 @ 6:15 PM
CBS
http://youtu.be/PzUt-TeR0tk
Much as 2014 shook the late night landscape with Jimmy Fallon's ascension to the 'Tonight Show' throne, 2015 will similarly upend the 'Late Show' as 'Colbert Report' host Stephen Colbert takes over for the retiring David Letterman. Colbert himself stopped by Letterman's couch today to talk about the transition, the first footage of which has made its way online!

Stephen Colbert to Guest on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' April 22

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 15, 2014 @ 2:35 PM
CBS
Where last year we were watching David Letterman and Jay Leno still battling it out for late-night ratings, the future looks very different now that 'The Colbert Report' star Stephen Colbert has officially been announced as Letterman's replacement, to compete with the already-installed 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon. While plenty of questions remain, Colbert himself will drop by Letterman's 'Late Show' next week to shed a little light on the future.

Whatever Happened To The Late Night Guest Host?

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by Mike Ryan April 11, 2014 @ 12:15 PM
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Last night, as the dust settled on the news that Stephen Colbert would be taking over ‘Late Show’ from David Letterman at some point in 2015, I was engaged in a conversation that drifted toward just how someone qualifies to be a viable candidate for a network late night talk show in the first place. More specifically, how is it that 28 years ago, a woman actually did host a network late night network talk show and, now, in 2014, that would seem almost revolutionary.