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CBS plays it safe with Stephen Colbert on 'Late Show'

FILE  APRIL 10:  It was announced April 10 2014 thStephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host Late

FILE APRIL 10: It was announced April 10, 2014 that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as the host of the Late Show. LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: TV personaity Stephen Colbert, winner of the Best Writing for a Variety Series Award and the Variety Series Award for "The Colbert Report" poses in the press room during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 180690309

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Updated: April 11, 2014 7:27AM



It’s official: The ‘Late Night’ throne belongs to satirist Stephen Colbert. CBS announced that the Comedy Central star, a Northwestern grad who trained at Chicago’s Second City, will succeed David Letterman as the host of “The Late Show” when Letterman retires next year.Read more at http://voices.suntimes.com/arts-entertainment/the-daily-sizzle/stephen-colbert-to-take-over-from-david-letterman-on-late-show/


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