Liberal Satirist Stephen Colbert to Replace Letterman

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Colbert organized a “Rally to Restore Sanity” to mock the Tea Party on the National Mall in 2010.

Liberal satirist Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as the new host of the “Late Show.”
The Wrap reported:

The “Colbert Report” host signs a five-year deal with CBS

CBS has named Stephen Colbert its new host of the “Late Show,” effective when David Letterman retires.

Colbert inked a five-year deal with CBS, according to the network. Specific creative elements, as well as the producers and the location for the Colbert-hosted ”Late Show,” will be determined and announced at a later date, CBS said.

Letterman, who has sat behind the “Late Show” desk for 21 years, announced his pending 2015 retirement on April 3. The long-tenured late night personality mentioned 2015 as his exit year, though no more specific timeframe has been targeted at this point.

This news comes just days after Colbert offended Asian-Americans with a racist tweet.

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