Late night TV hosts through the years

Published: Apr 10 2014 01:39:58 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 10 2014 02:45:04 PM EDT

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

Stephen Colbert
1 / 21
Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images

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:

 
Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

U.S. and World News

  • Drew Carey Price is Right

    Michael Buckner/Getty Images

    Woman in wheelchair wins -- a treadmill?

    Any "Price is Right" fan has probably dreamed of one day going on the show and being summoned to "Come on down!" while simultaneously fearing the worst-case scenario of never making it on stage to meet host Drew Carey, or going over on the showcase s...

Advertisement

Rick's Zany Facts & Wacky News

Zany Facts: Weddings

Zany Facts Weddings

Zany Facts for Friday 05/01/15

Zany Facts: Beer

Zany Facts Beer

Zany Facts for Thursday 04/30/15

View More Zany Facts
Advertisement