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Letterman Successor Stephen Colbert Will Appear on Late Show Next Week

The program's current host David Letterman will share the stage with his replacement, when Colbert comes on the show as a guest. Letterman announced earlier this month his plans to retire in 2015

Current Late Show host David Letterman will welcome his future replacement, Stephen Colbert, as a guest on the show next week, CBS announced Tuesday.

Letterman announced earlier this month his plans to retire in 2015. CBS quickly named Colbert, who currently hosts Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, as Letterman’s successor.

“Simply being a guest on David Letterman’s show has been a highlight of my career,” Colbert said after he was revealed as Letterman’s eventual replacement. Looks like he’ll have a shot at that once again.

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