Stephen Colbert  accepts the award for outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie on behalf of Martin Freeman for his work on “Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

Timeline: Colbert makes his way to CBS

The satirist who gained notoriety on “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report” will debut “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Sept. 8.[p…