6.6 million tuned in to watch Colbert present his first episode of 'The Late Show' on CBS.
‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’, which has been anticipated for several months since David Letterman retired as host in May after 22 years in the job, got an average of 6.6 million viewers on Tuesday evening (September 8th).
This was more than double the ratings of its nearest competitor that night, with NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’ securing 2.9 million viewers and ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ with 1.8 million.
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Jeb Bush , John Ellis "Jeb" Bush - Jeb Bush attends a town hall style meeting with high school students at La Progresiva Presbyterian School in Miami. Bush continues to campaign for the Republican nomination for the upcoming presidential elections at La Progresiva Presbyterian School - Miami, Florida, United States - Tuesday 1st September 2015
Jeb Bush - Jeb Bush speaks during the Presidential Candidates Plenary at the National Urban League Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. According to polls Clinton continues to lead the Democratic candidates running for the Democratic nomination. at Broward County Convention Center - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Friday 31st July 2015
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The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.