The Internet loves Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

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Colbert made his "Late Show" debut Tuesday

Fans tweeted their views of his performance

CNN  — 

The verdict is in, and it appears that fans are digging Stephen Colbert as the new host of the “Late Show.”

The former star of “The Colbert Report” took over for long-time host David Letterman on Tuesday night in a highly anticipated debut. His friend and former “Daily Show” boss Jon Stewart popped in for a cameo, and his first guests were George Clooney and Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush.

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Colbert won kudos for his snappy humor, including his joke wedding present to Clooney (a paperweight engraved “I don’t know you”) and a skit comparing media coverage of Donald Trump during the presidential campaign season to eating Oreos.

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And eagle-eyed viewers were all over the fact that Stewart is being credited as an executive producer of the new “Late Show.” Glad to see he’s keeping busy post-“The Daily Show.”