Was Letterman's Debut Episode Better Than Colbert's? Judge For Yourself 

Jordan Sargent · 09/09/15 03:05PM

The reviews of Stephen Colbert’s first episode of Late Show With Stephen Colbert are in. The verdict is: sure, this will do. But the future of the show will rest on how well Colbert can blend surrealism with affability, a formula perfected by his predecessor David Letterman from just about opening night 22 years ago.