“I think it’s gonna happen,” said Nevins. “Stephen wants to do it, I want to do it.”
Colbert of course honed his comedic chops on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central before shifting to CBS.
Nevins noted that Colbert has the night off from his The Late Show role on CBS.
Nevins said Colbert would be “unfettered” in the election special. “I promise he’ll say at least a couple curse words,” said Nevins. “I think it would be great.”