NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert began his tenure as host of the CBS "Late Show" Tuesday with a tribute to predecessor David Letterman, a brief conversation with rival Jimmy Fallon and a surprise cameo from Comedy Central buddy Jon Stewart.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
In the fall, Stephen Colbert will take over the TV time slot that has belonged to David Letterman for 22 years. The host of CBS' Late Night with David Letterman influenced generations of comedians and brought a new voice to…
By PBS NewsHour
CBS announced Thursday that Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on "The Late Show," just one week after the legendary host announced his retirement.
By Colleen Shalby
In other news, two survivors of the earthquake in Indonesia were pulled from the rubble Friday, while in the Samoan islands, the death toll from Tuesday's deep-sea earthquake and tsunami rose to 169 people.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks assess the chances for health care reform to clear Congress this year, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's role in the GOP and the significance of the Virginia governor's race.
In this time of economic crisis, essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on how difficult it is to gauge the real value of things.
Although parties have eyed this year's midterm elections with increasing sobriety, comedians and entertainers have found plenty to laugh at through the scandals, Sen. John Kerry's "botched joke" and the smear ads. Jeffrey Brown reports on the lighter side of…
After weeks of speculation and debate, David Letterman announced Monday he had agreed to stay on CBS for another five years. The move ends efforts by ABC to woo the late-night talk show host to their network.
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