Who is replacing David Letterman? Fri-11-Apr-14 09:16 Share this Tell Us What You Think WTF 0 LOL 0 FAIL 0 OMG 0 HOT 0 CUTE 0 ] By Jay-Jay FeeneyDavid Letterman is retiring from The Late Show next year and his replacement has been announced. Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman. Stephen has been the host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" since 2005. You May Also Like Amanda Seyfried drunk in interview Big Retirement News David Letterman grills Lindsay Lohan about her drug and alcohol problems David Letterman has terrorists after him Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .