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Late Show with Stephen Colbert will debut Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 11:35 p.m., CBS announced Monday.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
“The production office is open, the premiere date is set, and we’re incredibly excited to welcome the creative and comedic genius of Stephen Colbert to CBS late night this fall,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment.
“I have nine months to make a show, just like a baby. So first, I should find out how you make a baby,” said Colbert.
Colbert is best known as host of the Emmy-award winning show “The Colbert Report.”READ MORE: De Blasio: Isaabdul Karim, Parolee Who Died Sunday At Rikers, Not Among 191 Set For Release
Prior to that, Colbert spent eight years as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” as an on-air personality and writer.
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