David Letterman Welcomes Stephen Colbert to the "Late Show"

Posted Tuesday April 22, 2014 11:00 PM GMT

Showing his heir the ropes, David Letterman welcomed Stephen Colbert to the "Late Show" on Tuesday night (April 22).

The "Colbert Report" star, who will take over for the retiring Letterman sometime in 2015, chatted with the late night show's current host, telling him “Well, obviously I’m thrilled and honored to be taking over for you.”

Before they hit the stage, the duo snapped a fun selfie, which was captioned, "Tonight, Dave welcomes the new guy, Stephen Colbert!"

Check out the preview clip from the interview in the player below!

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