Stephen Colbert Extends ‘Late Show’ Contract Through August 2023

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Stephen Colbert Extends ‘Late Show’ Contract Through August 2023
Stephen Colbert is sticking around as host of “The Late Show,” signing a new contract with CBS through August 2023. It’s his first extension since taking over the late night series.

“Stephen Colbert is one of the most entertaining, influential and relevant voices in America today,” said David Nevins, Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Showtime Networks, Inc. “His monologue has become a vibrant part of the national discussion, and a spot on Stephen’s couch places guests from the worlds of entertainment, news and politics in front of late night’s largest and most desirable audience. We’re incredibly proud of the broadcast and thrilled to extend our relationship with Stephen for years to come.”

Colbert succeeded David Letterman as host of “Late Show” in September 2015. His initial contract was set to expire next August, just before the 2020 Presidential Election.

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