Stephen Colbert’s First Tonight Show Video Demonstrates ‘The Colbeard’: Here’s Three Things You Should Know About The Video

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Stephen Colbert’s foray into Late Night Television is going to be a litmus test for second lives in this modern generation. Team Coco over at the Conan O’Brien Show on TBS demonstrated that jumping channels is hard — sometimes the audience doesn’t follow.

But Colbert is a special kind of beloved, so when his iteration of The Late Show drops September 8 of this year, it will likely buck the trend. But in the interrim, Colbert is demonstrating that he knows how to play the new Late Night Television game by dropping some “teaser” videos on YouTube.

His first one demonstrates “the Colbeard” and is already an indicator that David Letterman’s former show is in great hands. Because we wanted you to fully savor the first video, here are three things you might want to know about the video itself (after the jump).