The relationship between David Letterman and Paul Shaffer as late night host and bandleader was one that lasted over many decades, which is why many have been awaiting the revelation of Stephen Colbert’s Late Night bandleader with bated breath.
Well, wait no more: he’s here and his name is Jon Batiste.READ MORE: Vaccine Mandates For NYC Teachers, State Health Care Workers Head To Court
Batiste was revealed as the bandleader for Late Show with Stephen Colbert today (June 4). The show premieres on CBS on Sept. 8.READ MORE: $432M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Manhattan Pizza Shop
“His music makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a ‘Do Not Make Love’ sign,” Colbert said in a press statement.MORE NEWS: Actor Willie Garson, Best Known For 'Sex And The City,' Dies At 57