Late night TV hosts through the years

Published: Apr 10 2014 01:39:58 PM EDT

As Stephen Colbert joins the ranks of late night TV, take a look back at memorable hosts through the years.

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Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of "The Late Show" after Letterman retires in 2015, CBS announced on Thursday. The comedian joins a long list of late night TV hosts through the years. Here are some of the more memorable, both past and present:

 
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