- — jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon)Thu, Apr 10 2014 16:45:07Is like to welcome the great @StephenAtHome to network late night and also congratulate him on his new name: Jimmy Colbert.
- — Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg)Thu, Apr 10 2014 16:52:40Congratulations to the hugely talented and fragrant and lovely @StephenAtHome on the new gig. Welcome to the CBS funhouse.
- — Katie Couric (@katiecouric)Thu, Apr 10 2014 16:35:30Congrats @StephenAtHome for replacing Dave! Now can I do your prostate exam? (Hopefully if u r reading this u saw that show!)
- — Larry King (@kingsthings)Thu, Apr 10 2014 16:29:23Congratulations to Stephen Colbert for succeeding David Letterman. He should be terrific! @StephenAtHome - will you stay in character?
- — Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack)Thu, Apr 10 2014 16:08:42Congratulations to Stephen Colbert the person and condolences to Stephen Colbert the character.
- — Bomani Jones (@bomani_jones)Thu, Apr 10 2014 16:09:29so, given that stephen colbert has played a character for years, do we have any idea how he’ll be on “the late show?” serious question.
Reaction to announcement of Colbert replacing Letterman
In a press release, CBS Entertainment has announced that Comedy Channel's talk show host, Steven Colbert will be taking over the show when Letterman retires after his current contract expires.