For twenty years, late-night television has been the thrilling home for comedian and megatalent Stephen Colbert

 Jon Stewart's apprentice, Colbert originally made his mark as a reporter on Comedy Central's

news-parody programme The Daily Show, which is presently hosted by Trevor Noah. 

Colbert went into a starring position as host of his own parody series

The Colbert Report, using his abilities as a political analyst.

Having achieved popularity, the comedian was chosen to succeed David Letterman as host

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS beginning in 2015.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, one of the most popular late-night programmes

has included a band from its start, headed by musician Jon Batiste. Batiste now seems to be cutting ties