Late Show with Stephen Colbert: GIFs from the first episode
The first episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert introduced the show’s new opening credits, its new house band (Jon Batiste and Stay Human), and a bunch of jokes at the expense of Donald Trump. And through it all, host Stephen Colbert seemed to have a total blast. Ahead, GIF proof that Colbert had a great night as first-time host of the venerable CBS franchise.
Stephen Colbert started his show by bowling a strike…
…and then got a little encouragement from an old friend.
He was excited to meet his studio audience.
Something even that pesky deal he made with a demon to promote Sabra hummus couldn’t deny.
When it came time for interviews, Colbert dinged George Clooney for his attire…
…but still got the Oscar-winning actor to participate in a silly sketch.
He also mixed it up with Jeb (Jeb!) Bush.
And then closed it out by singing “Everyday People” with Mavis Staples (and a bunch of other musicians).
Not bad, Mr. Colbert! See you on Wednesday night.
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