Conan O'Brien Congratulates Stephen Colbert On Late Show Gig
Chat-show host wishes the comedian well on new role...
After David Letterman announced his retirement from the renowned The Late Show, many comedians were rumoured to replace him.
But it's now been revealed that Stephen Colbert will take over from the legendary chat show host.
Letterman, who will be leaving the show in 2015 after 33 years in the job, said he was pleased with his replacement.
Funnyman Conan O'Brien has also congratulated the comedian on his appointment.
Speak to The AP, he said: "I'm very happy where I am, but I love Stephen. I think Stephen is great. I'm a huge fan of his as a comic and as a human being... I'm really glad he got the job".
O'Brien, who denies ever being in the running for the CBS show, will be hosting the MTV Movie Awards tonight.