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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015 file photo, Stephen Colbert participates in the "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" segment of the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Colbert will host the annual Emmy Awards telecast, this year to be shown on his home network of CBS on Sept. 17, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015 file photo, Stephen Colbert attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States in Washington. Colbert will host the annual Emmy Awards telecast, this year to be shown on his home network of CBS on Sept. 17 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015 file photo, Stephen Colbert attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States in Washington. Showtime announced Monday, Oct. 17, that Colbert will host a live, one-hour Election Night special from the same Ed Sullivan Theater where the comic tapes the "Late Show" every night. Colbert's special will start at 11 p.m. ET. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

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Sean Penn made a rare late-night appearance on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" Tuesday, saying Americans can "stick it out" under a Hillary Clinton presidency or "masturbate our way into hell" with Donald Trump. (YouTube/@The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)

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Tim Constantine reports on the latest in the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Planned Parenthood testimony on Capitol Hill, and the debut of Stephen Colbert's Late Show.

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Stephen Colbert joins Yvette Nicole Brown and Damon Qualls, teacher at Alexander Elementary School in Greenville, South Carolina, to announce the funding of nearly 1,000 classroom projects from South Carolina on DonorsChoose.org. (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

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CBS has announced that Stephen Colbert will take over "The Late Show with David Letterman" in September, after Labor Day. (Associated Press)

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In this May 3, 2012 photo provided by CBS, Stephen Colbert, left, host of the “Colbert Report” on the Comedy Central Network, has a laugh on stage with host David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. Colbert says on a visit to the late-night show he’ll take over next year he’s obviously “thrilled” to be succeeding David Letterman. The Comedy Central host told Letterman on CBS’ “Late Show” on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, he’s going to do whatever Letterman has done. (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE, FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY

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In this May 3, 2012 photo provided by CBS, Stephen Colbert, left, host of the “Colbert Report” on the Comedy Central Network, has a laugh on stage with host David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. CBS announced on Thursday, April 10, 2014 that Colbert will replace Letterman as “Late Show” host after Letterman retires in 2015. (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE, FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY

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In this May 3, 2012 photo provided by CBS, Stephen Colbert, left, host of the “Colbert Report” on the Comedy Central Network, joins host David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. CBS announced on Thursday, April 10, 2014 that Colbert will replace Letterman as “Late Show” host after Letterman retires in 2015. (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE, FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY

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In this May 3, 2012 photo provided by CBS, Stephen Colbert, left, host of the “Colbert Report” on the Comedy Central Network, joins host David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. CBS announced on Thursday, April 10, 2014 that Colbert will replace Letterman as “Late Show” host after Letterman retires in 2015. (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE, FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY

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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, Stephen Colbert delivers the keynote address during the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. Comedy Central deleted a message Thursday, March 27, 2014, from its "Colbert Report" Twitter feed showing a still from Wednesday night's show where Stephen Colbert joked about starting a "Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever." The joke was part of a skit in which Colbert talked about the Washington Redskins' owner buying things for Native Americans upset with the team's name.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)

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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, Stephen Colbert delivers the keynote address during the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. Comedy Central deleted a message Thursday, March 27, 2014, from its "Colbert Report" Twitter feed showing a still from Wednesday night's show where Stephen Colbert joked about starting a "Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever." The joke was part of a skit in which Colbert talked about the Washington Redskins' owner buying things for Native Americans upset with the team's name.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)