It’s Official: Stephen Colbert Will Replace David Letterman
CBS didn’t waste any time in announcing DAVID LETTERMAN’S replacement. STEPHEN COLBERT will take over “The Late Show” sometime next year, although there’s no specific timetable yet. Colbert signed a five-year deal.
In a statement, Stephen said, quote, “I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth.”
CBS also made it official that Stephen will be dropping the super conservative character he plays on “The Colbert Report”.
Is Craig Ferguson Getting a Multi-Million Dollar Payout for Not Getting the “Late Show” Gig?
When STEPHEN COLBERT was announced as DAVID LETTERMAN’S replacement, that meant CRAIG FERGUSON would remain in the timeslot after “The Late Show”.
However, there may be a bright spot for Craig in all this. There’s speculation that Craig had a clause in his contract that awarded him a payout of at least $5 MILLION if he wasn’t given “The Late Show”.
The Duggar Empire Will Grow: Jill Duggar Is Engaged . . . and Wants “As Many Kids as God Will Give” Her
“19 Kids and Counting” stars JIM BOB and MICHELLE DUGGAR, who have 19 kids and three grandchildren . . . and perhaps not surprisingly, the family will continue to grow. By a lot.
The fourth Duggar kid, 22-year-old Jill, recently announced her engagement to some guy named Derick Dillard. They haven’t even kissed yet . . . but they’re already talking about babies.
Jill says, quote, “Both of us want as many kids as God will give us.”