CBS is going to the bullpen to pump up “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” which has struggled to keep pace against its late-night competition.
The network announced today that it is moving news veteran Chris Licht into the role of executive producer and showrunner on the program. Licht has been executive producer of “CBS This Morning” and VP of Programming for CBS News since 2011.
Along with his new role on “The Late Show,” Licht becomes Executive Vice President of Special Programming for CBS Corp., where he will consult on content for divisions across the company
Ryan Kadro will succeed Licht as executive producer of “CBS This Morning.”