Emmys

Video: Stephen Colbert Amped for Late Show Takeover — 'I Love a Challenge'

Stephen Colbert may be nervous about his upcoming gig as David Letterman’s Late Show replacement, but he doesn’t look it… yet.

The Colbert Report host says he’s too focused on the 65 or so remaining episodes of his Comedy Central series to worry about whether or not he’ll make Letterman proud. (But he does think about it from time to time.)

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“I just hope I do a good job, because I love Dave so much,” the comedian told Michael Ausiello at this year’s Emmys, where the Report won for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series.

Press PLAY on the video at the top of the post to hear how the funnyman reacts when Ausiello notes that he’s not phoning in his last months at Comedy Central.