4 Moments That Didn’t Make Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Premiere

September 9, 2015 3:00 PM

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4 Moments That Didn’t Make Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Premiere

Like someone who can’t help but overindulge on too many Oreo cookies, Stephen Colbert had more material than he needed for his first episode as host of CBS’s “The Late Show” on Tuesday. After a taping that ran about two hours, the show was cut down to about 70 minutes for air. Though some of that extra material has been released as bonus content on the web, here’s some of what you didn’t see on Mr. Colbert’s debut broadcast.

* After speaking with the Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush about his track record as a former governor of Florida, Mr. Colbert said that the time had come “to talk about the big orange elephant in the room,” Donald J. Trump, and volunteered to assist Mr. Bush in his preparations for next wee...

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