The Top 10 Things That Would Happen on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Could be first in line for Letterman's seat

Today, Mashable reported that Comedy Central icon Stephen Colbert is a front-runner to replace David Letterman on CBS' Late Show. Only time will tell if there's truth to the speculation, but it's left us wondering about what would happen if such a transition came to pass. And, of course, we had to put it in the form of a Top 10 list.

10. Conan O'Brien would explode.

9. Bill Carter would get another book out of it.

8. John Michael Higgins would stand a chance of appearing on the show.

7. CBS's highest-profile employee would be a man who once told off a sitting president in front of the D.C. press corps.

6. Interns would continue to be featured prominently on the show.

5. Probably not as prominently, though.

4. #CancelColbert could declare victory.

3. The time for The Bee Buzz might arrive.

2. All of New York would agree to do Colbert spur-of-the-moment favors. Oh, wait, that already happens.

1. The show would maintain continuity in terms of the level of respect showed to Bill O'Reilly: