Colbert to visit Letterman on “The Late Show”

In this Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, Stephen Colbert delivers the keynote address during the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. Comedy Central deleted a message Thursday, March 27, 2014, from its "Colbert Report" Twitter feed showing a still from Wednesday night's show where Stephen Colbert joked about starting a "Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever." The joke was part of a skit in which Colbert talked about the Washington Redskins' owner buying things for Native Americans upset with the team's name.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)
In this Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, Stephen Colbert delivers the keynote address during the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. Comedy Central deleted a message Thursday, March 27, 2014, from its "Colbert Report" Twitter feed showing a still from Wednesday night's show where Stephen Colbert joked about starting a "Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever." The joke was part of a skit in which Colbert talked about the Washington Redskins' owner buying things for Native Americans upset with the team's name.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)

NEW YORK (WIVB) – Coming soon to “The Late Show” with David Letterman: Letterman’s replacement.

CBS says Stephen Colbert will sit down as a guest of Letterman on Tuesday, April 22nd.

Letterman, who holds the title as the longest serving late-night host on television, announced on April 3rd that he will retire next year.

Less than a week later, CBS announced Colbert, 49, will succeed him.

Colbert has hosted “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central since 2005.

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