The "Colbert Report" star, who will take over for the retiring Letterman sometime in 2015, chatted with the late night show's current host, telling him “Well, obviously I’m thrilled and honored to be taking over for you.”
Fresh off the exciting new regarding Stephen Colbert's new gig, Comedy Central announced “The Colbert Report” impending end date.
On Thursday (April 10), the network released a statement, which read, “Comedy Central is proud that the incredibly talented Stephen Colbert has been part of family for nearly two decades. We look forward to the next eight months of the ground-breaking ‘Colbert Reporter” and wish Stephen the very best.”
When David Letterman announced his retirement last week everyone starting buzzing about his replacement. Of course, picks turn to those that already have a talk show many thought Ellen DeGeneres would be a great candidate to fill the "Late Show's" empty desk.
And while she was flattered with the proposal, the "Finding Nemo" star said that she loves her spot on daytime television.