Skip to comments.Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman
Posted on 04/10/2014 9:15:25 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
CBS has named Stephen Colbert as new host of the Late Show, effective when David Letterman retires.
Here is the press 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.
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Steven Colbert won a PEABODY AWARD? Is that not an award for "public service" and/or "journalism"? Hello? "The Steven Colbert Report" is SATIRE, and unbalanced satire at that. How does that serve the public interests?
I have never seen his show, only clips. Is he going to be himself, if he exists, or the fake eeeevil conservative? How long does that Schtick work? Mocking and mocking gets so old. It’s not genuinely funny when it’s all on one side.
He’s an a hole but if he is French they do pronounce it that way. Or Canadian. I won’t fault him that.
Best coach in NHL is not pronounced Roy. It is pronounced Rwoah. It’s not pretentious, it’s his name. So I’ll give the commie that.
He and that other idiot on Comedy Central have won every Emmy in their category since their shows came out. Sick.
Given it’s way past my bedtime I’ll DVR the first show with Coalbear for research purposes.
Hmmm, who knows. But I can share these two things.
Back in 2007, I was playing Rugby with Montclair (NJ) Rugby FC. Training was Tuesday and Thursday nights. After Thursday’s training sessions, we usually went to the bar for uh, “chalk talk”. One Thursday night he was there by himself, enjoying a coke and the bar’s awesome Burger. He saw 20 some odd guys who looked like the were just finished doing something athletic and he made small talk. Most of us knew who he was. He was interested that his town had a RFC, and doubly when we told him we are in the Union’s championship match the upcoming Saturday. He saw that the guys were ordering burgers, onion rings and fries, and of course beer.
When our bill came, the guy picked up the tab for all of our food, but not beer. It was about a $180 food bill, and he gave the help a $50 tip. He expressed the the beer is your responsibility, drive responsible. He seemed like a genuinely nice guy.
Next, last week I was visiting friends in the area and my friend told me his kid and her kid are in the same Sunday school that he teaches.
I thought that was interesting.
Gutfeld would have been SO much better.
Jimmy Fallon rejoices. His ratings will go through the roof.
“He will not be doing the Colbert Report schtick on The Late Show.
28 posted on Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:57:58 PM by Fuzz”
‘Fuzz’ is a ‘sleeper cell’ troll.
A 12 year gap in comments and recent comments consistently coming from the left.
Is Colbert going to continue to be a Bill O’Reily parody?
Jon Stewart already had a late night talk show in the 1990s.
Being racist gets you promoted?
did not know that
Does CBS stand for Chinese Bashing Systems?
I’ll watch him at the same rate I watched the moron liberal Letterman.
The hipster audience stopped watching Letterman decades ago.
What else has he got?
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