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Colbert ‘Late Show’ Going Live After Presidential Debates (If They Happen)
Colbert ‘Late Show’ Going Live After Presidential Debates (If They Happen)
Colbert viewers couldn’t help but notice a bit more Late Show spark when the former Colbert Report host went live to take on the Republican and Democratic national conventions, and CBS certainly won’t ignore it either. The eye has in mind for three more live shows to follow the fall Presidential debates, you know, assuming no one in particular decides to sit them out.
Stephen Colbert Forced to Retire ‘Colbert Report’ Character, Meet His Replacement!
Stephen Colbert Forced to Retire ‘Colbert Report’ Character, Meet His Replacement!
If nothing else, last week’s Republican National Convention brought the nation something it sorely needed, that of Stephen Colbert’s return to the “Stephen Colbert” character as only the Colbert Report knew him. That return landed Colbert in some legal hot water, however, so let’s meet his off-brand replacement, Stephen Colbert!
Jon Stewart Came Out of Retirement to Slam Donald Trump on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’
Jon Stewart Came Out of Retirement to Slam Donald Trump on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’
I’ve missed Jon Stewart. I’m guessing you have too. The Daily Show continues in his absence with Trevor Noah at the helm, and it’s not a bad TV show. But it’s not the same. For one night only, though, the old Daily Show magic was back, on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
Stephen Colbert Predicts the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Ending
Stephen Colbert Predicts the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Ending
Stephen Colbert may be the wildly successful host of a popular late night talk show on a major television network, but that doesn’t change who he really is: a huge nerd. Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson said of Colbert, “I have never met a bigger Tolkien geek in my life.” The Late Show host appeared in The Desolation of Smaug and hosted a Hobbit panel at Comic-Con. But his geek cred is not limited to Middle Earth. Last night, Colbert delivered an impassioned prediction of how Star Wars: The Force Awakens will end, and the funniest thing is, he wasn’t joking.
Stephen Colbert’s First ‘Late Show’ Almost Never Made it to Air
Stephen Colbert’s First ‘Late Show’ Almost Never Made it to Air
The reviews for Stephen Colbert’s debut as the new Late Show host were mostly positive. Our own Matt Singer said the show got off to a “solid start” as Colbert took over for David Letterman, but the show almost didn’t get off to a start at all. On his second show, Colbert revealed that because of editing and technical glitches, his first episode almost didn’t make it on air.
Watch Stephen Colbert’s Unaired ‘Late Show’ Jeb Bush Interview
Watch Stephen Colbert’s Unaired ‘Late Show’ Jeb Bush Interview
However notably edited in certain spots, the Late Show With Stephen Colbert premiere garnered near-universal praise, and ratings some 172% above The Late Show one year prior (for now). The broadcast naturally ran along (hence some of the more obvious edits), but CBS has released a much fuller bout of unused material, including that of presidential candidate Jeb Bush.
Stephen Colbert Sets Scarlett Johansson, Amy Schumer and More for First ‘Late Show’ Week
Stephen Colbert Sets Scarlett Johansson, Amy Schumer and More for First ‘Late Show’ Week
We’re closer than ever to Stephen Colbert’s Late Show debut on September 8, and while George Clooney’s guest appearance gave a marquee head start, the full guest list for Colbert’s full week offers a much clearer view of the new series. Everyone from Jeb Bush to Elon Musk and Amy Schumer will fill out the ranks, with musical guests on deck as well.
Stephen Colbert Talks First ‘Late Show’ Musical Guest, ‘Dry-Trumping’ and More
Stephen Colbert Talks First ‘Late Show’ Musical Guest, ‘Dry-Trumping’ and More
The September 8 premiere of Stephen Colbert’s new Late Show tenure draws ever closer, and with Jon Stewart finally stepped away from the spotlight, Colbert has taken every opportunity to redefine his post-Comedy Central career. Straight out of TCA, we now know what familiar musical guest will join George Clooney for the premiere, amid a host of other new details.

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