We've known him for years, of course, as host of Comedy's The Colbert Report — but on that now-departed mock news show he was playing a comedy creation, a fictional dimwitted conservative commentator who shared his name. For many of us, the engaging, eager to please Colbert we saw Tuesday night as the new host of CBS's The Late Show was the first glimpse we've had of him as a TV performer, stripped of his Report's artifice.
As he said in his introduction, delivered from his splashy new set in the redesigned Ed Sullivan Theater, "With this show, I begin the search for the real Stephen Colbert."
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