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CBS picks Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on “Late Show”

CBS announced today its choice to replace David Letterman on the “Late Show.” The lucky selection is … Stephen Colbert of the award-winning satirical comedy show, “The Colbert Report.” Colbert is the writer, host, and executive producer of the show, which has a loyal following and has won a number of awards including Emmys, Writers Guild trophies, and a Peabody. Colbert got a five-year deal and is expected to take over the CBS late night show when Letterman retires next year. Letterman sent shockwaves through the entertainment world... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/MediaCityG -- Ellen Degeneres host of the 86th Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood March 2, 2014

Should David Letterman’s replacement be a female host?

The entertainment community and the media are buzzing about who will get the call to replace the now retiring David Letterman on the CBS “Late Show.” The late night talk shows are dominated by males — so when the talk of someone who is edgy and fresh comes up —  female comics like Ellen Degeneres, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Chelsea Handler are mentioned. The Wrap is reporting Handler is in talks with CBS about the “Late Show.”  Handler’s manager, announced recently she will... Read More →

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