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Stephen Colbert Proclaims He's "Won Television" While Bidding Farewell To Jon Stewart & The Daily Show! WATCH!

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Stephen Colbert started his long string of goodbyes last night when he stopped by Jon Stewart’s show to state the obvious…

He's leaving The Colbert Report!

The Daily Show host obviously knew what was going on, since Stephen was announced as David Letterman's recent replacement—but that didn't stop the overly confident character from completely milking his departure!

Ch-ch-check out the HIGHlarity, plus a silly highlight reel of Stephen's stint as a Daily Show correspondent…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

Stephen Colbert Talks About Hosting The Late Show With David Letterman & Turning Down An Internship With Him!

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Last night, Stephen Colbert got close enough to The Late Show desk he could taste it!

Although he won't be reigning supreme behind it just yet, David Letterman had him on as a guest for the first time he was announced as successor, and the two dished about him taking over his position (above).

The Late Show heir apparent also talked about how love (and lack of paycheck) got in the way of him becoming an intern there.

Ch-ch-check out Stephen talk about the internship that never was…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

Stephen Colbert Gets His First Shot At Doing The Top 10 List With Letterman! So How Did The Future Late Show Host Do?? Watch The Video HERE!

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TV audiences got a glimpse of some onsite job training on last night’s Late Show!

Stephen Colbert dropped by what will soon be his show to chat with David Letterman about his new deal to take over once Dave retires next year!

But how interesting is this - Stephen is no stranger to trying to get a job on Letterman’s show!

Colbert actually submitted a Top Ten list to the Late Show back in 1997 in the hopes of getting a writer’s position!

He didn’t get the gig but 17 years later, he’s getting the chance to read his submission for the late night fans!

And it is HIGH-friggin-larious!

Press PLAY above to watch Stephen get his first shot at delivering the Top Ten on the Late Show!

Chelsea Handler Sets The Record Straight On Her Upcoming TV Plans! But That's Not All She Reveals! Watch HERE!

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Chelsea Handler is taking over for David Letterman! Except no, she's not. She's taking over for Craig Ferguson! Nope. She's planning something with CBS? No??

If anyone can get the truth out of Chelsea, it's Ellen DeGeneres!

But will Chelsea be Ellen's competition with a daytime talk show?

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to find out the real deal from the Handler's mouth!

Feud Alert! Bill O'Reilly Doesn't Think Stephen Colbert Can Compete In The Late Night Arena!

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First Rush Limbaugh and now Bill O'Reilly?

Before getting selected as David Letterman's Late Show replacement, Stephen Colbert was called an "ideological fanatical" and a "deceiver" by Bill!

Whoa, that's a pretty wild accusation there, Bill!

Now, Bill has since calmed down his rhetoric and called Stephen an "interesting choice," but has doubted whether he can compete with

Set Your DVRs! Stephen Colbert Will Be A Guest On Late Show With David Letterman Next Week!

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The Late Show desk will belong to Stephen Colbert soon enough, but for next week, he'll just be stopping by for some recon.

Oh, and to talk to David Letterman! Of course! After all, it may be the last time ever!

OK, but he'll definitely be spending a little time sizing up his new digs too. We wonder if he'll actually bring measuring tape and wallpaper swatches!

Or maybe he'll be subtle about it. What? It could happen! Guess we'll just have to tune in on Thursday, April 22nd to find out!

CLICK HERE to see the last time Stephen stopped by to say hi to Dave! Subtle wasn't the word EXACTLY…

[Image via CBS.]

Conan O'Brien Calls Stephen Colbert A "Fantastic" Choice To Take Over Late Show! See His Loving Comments HERE!

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Ever since Stephen Colbert was announced as David Letterman's Late Show successor, the roving Reporter (don't even try to pronounce that) has garnered plenty of praise!

But everyone wants to know what his late night competition thinks!

Before the announcement, some wondered if the gap left by Letterman could leave room for MTV Movie Awards host Conan O'Brien to finally return to network TV!

Well, Conan has responded to that speculation with nothing but love for the man who got the job. He said: