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Watch: Stephen Colbert pens new "Late Show" theme song

Comedian Stephen Colbert is grooming himself for his new role hosting "The Late Show" in September
Comedian Stephen Colbert is grooming himself ... 06:26

Stephen Colbert's quest to get ready for the "Late Show" continues - he's got an official website, a new bandleader and now a theme song...sort of.

In a new video, Colbert is seen trying out some music for his late-night show. Let's just say it could use some work.

Here's a sample lyric: "What time is it? It's late. / What show is it? It's show. / My name's Stephen Colbert / From my head down to my feet...where I keep my toe!"

It's apparently enough to satisfy Colbert, who crosses it off the to-do list on the whiteboard behind him. Next up, finding a bolo tie and more things to say.

The "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" premieres Sept. 8 on CBS.


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