Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman.

CBS announced that the Comedy Central host will take over The Late Show when Letterman retires in 2015.

CBS CEO Les Moonves says, "Stephen Colbert is one of the most inventive and respected forces on television.  David Letterman’s legacy and accomplishments are an incredible source of pride for all of us here, and today’s announcement speaks to our commitment of upholding what he established for CBS in late night.”

Colbert plans on bringing his Colbert Report staff to The Late Show.

Post by CBS.