Stephen Colbert debuts as the host of the Late Show on CBS this week. WDET producers J. Carlisle Larsen and Art Regner join Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today to recap last night’s episode and discuss the changes in late night TV.
Colbert joins late night on CBS in the more traditional late-night format, say the hosts, noting that his departure from The Colbert Report and his beloved character induce slight confusion among guests and viewers. He needs to transition away from the character and establish a strong audience base, according to Larsen and Regner.
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