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Stephen Colbert taking over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert taking over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of CBS' "The Late Show." The network's official Twitter account broke the news Thursday, shortly before CBS sent out an official announcement. The Second City alum and former Chicago resident Colbert currently hosts "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central. He will take over for Letterman in 2015. Letterman announced during his April 3 broadcast that he would leave "The Late Show" in 2015. "Simply being a guest on David Letterman's show has been a highlight of my career," Colbert said in the release. "I never dreamed that I would follow in his footsteps, though everyone in late...

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