The Gist

A Late Show for Grown-Ups

Chris Licht is helping to turn The Late Show With Stephen Colbert into the heir-apparent of Jon Stewart’s Daily Show

Stephen Colbert on The Late Show set on Feb. 9.

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Chris Licht is the executive producer for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which has surpassed its late-night competition since the inauguration of President Donald Trump. On The Gist, Licht explains why he’s not worried about going viral or catering to a younger audience: “I think you can be likable and pointed.”

For the Spiel, who was it, again, who warned us that Trump was in cahoots with the Russians?

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