Stephen Colbert to Begin Hosting the ‘Late Show’ on September 8, 2015

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Nina Tassler, the president of CBS Television, has announced that Stephen Colbert will begin his duties as host of the Late Show on September 8, 2015, replacing David Letterman when he retires on May 20, 2015 after 22 years of hosting the iconic show. Stephen Colbert was chosen to be David Letterman’s replacement in April 2014, but the start date was unknown at the time.

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via The New York Times