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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. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

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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 gleefully responded on his May 11, 2017, show to insults hurled his way by President Donald Trump, cheering the fact that he finally got Trump to say his name. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

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In this photo provided by CBS, guest Jon Stewart , left, speaks with host Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," during the television show on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in New York. It was a rare TV reunion Tuesday as Colbert played host to a gang of his fellow “Daily Show” alums, including Stewart, on a special edition of CBS’ “The Late Show.” (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)

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In this photo provided by CBS, host Stephen Colbert, third from right, sits with guests, from left, Jon Stewart, Rob Corddry, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, and Ed Helms during "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in New York. It was a rare TV reunion Tuesday as Colbert played host to a gang of his fellow “Daily Show” alums on a special edition of CBS’ “The Late Show.” (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)

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Stephen Colbert participates in "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" segment of the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, California, in this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo. Mr. Colbert says he has no regrets about insulting President Donald Trump in a monologue that included a crude sexual reference and prompted calls to fire him and boycott “Late Show” advertisers. In his Wednesday, May 3, 2017, monologue, Colbert says he would change “a few words that were cruder than they needed to be” but he’d still do it again. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

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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