Donald Trump and Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show." Photo via Twitter
Donald Trump and Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show.” Photo via Twitter

Stephen Colbert will have the night off from his regular gig Nov. 8. So he promises his live Election Night show on Showtime will have “all the political comedy you love from my CBS show, with all the swearing and nudity you love from Showtime.”

The host of “Late Show” may be kidding about the nudity.

But the “Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going To Clean Up This Shi*t?” was announced Monday with naked ambition.

The Hollywood Reporter said: “The move marks a partnership between Late Show With Stephen Colbert — produced by CBS Television Studios — and corporate sibling Showtime.

“It’s the first time the late-night show has partnered with a cable network to produce a live event. The special will air live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York in front of a studio audience. The hourlong special will feature remote segments and surprise guests.”

Deadline.com added: “The enormous advantage of having a broadcast late-night host cover this particular election night on a premium cable networks, Showtime Networks president and CEO David Nevins noted in this morning’s announcement, is that Colbert will be able to directly quote a candidate without being bleeped.”

In the 8 p.m. show, Colbert will react in real time to election results as returns come in.

“It will be, Showtime boasted, the perfect election-night destination for people wanting to see all the latest news without having to watch the news.”

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