Stephen Colbert

President Trump is late-night TV's muse and viewers are loving it

President Trump is late-night TV's muse and viewers are loving it

While TV news pundits were still analyzing President Trump’s first address to Congress on Tuesday, Stephen Colbert was already milking it for late-night laughs.

“The female members of the House Democratic caucus all wore white in honor of women’s suffrage — while the Republicans were white in honor of who elected them,” the “Late Show” host told a crowd of 400 cheering fans during a live broadcast Tuesday at the Ed Sullivan Theater.

After languishing in second place since he succeeded David Letterman on the CBS franchise in September 2015, Colbert has become the most-watched show in late-night TV since the week of Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration. He has risen to 3 million viewers...

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