With only eight more months before he retires his ultra-conservative "Stephen Colbert" character, Stephen Colbert addressed his big Late Show promotion indirectly on Thursday's episode of....
Looks like that #CancelColbert campaign paid off ... sort of.
Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show, CBS announcedThursday. The host of The Colbert Report signed a five-year deal with CBS to host the show.
With David Letterman officially announcing his retirement from the late-night stage, the question on everyone's mind is "Who will replace him?" Many names have been bandied about, and NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke isn't taking former The Tonight Show host Jay Leno and former 30 Rock star Tina Fey out of the pool of potential candidates despite their past connection to NBC...
Just days after David Letterman announced he's retiring, The Simpsonshonored the late-night host via its latest couch gag.
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Sunday's episode opened with Homer and his family making their way to the famous Ed Sullivan theatre. As Letterman waited for his guest, he was unimpressed when the family ran up on stage and sat on his couch. "I think we're done here," the animated Letterman says, cueing his band to play the show's theme song.
David Letterman hasn't revealed what he plans to do after he retires from The Late Show in 2015, but his former rival Jay Leno has a suggestion: head to the Great White Way.
When Extra asked Leno about Letterman's recent retirement announcement, Leno joked: "You know, he and I are going to do The Sunshine Boys on Broadway, so we're very excited about that."