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Colbert to replace Letterman
New York -- Comedy Central's Stephen Cobert is expected to replace late night legend David Letterman, CBS announced on Thursday.
Letterman announced he will leave The Late Show in 2015.
Partial CBS Statement below:
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.