Sep 20

‘The Colbert Report’ to Change Channels in Canada

The Colbert Report logo Heads up Canadian Hubsters! Commencing on Monday, September 22nd, 2014, ‘The Colbert Report’ will no longer air at 11:35PM ET on the Comedy Network. Instead, the shows first airing on Canadian television will be at 11:30PM / 8:30PM on M3, followed by a repeat showing on the Comedy Network at 12:37PM EP.

M3 is available via local cable providers or on:

  • Bell Satellite Channels 571 (SD) and 1671 (HD)
  • Shaw Direct channel 581
  • Rogers channels 36, 477 (HD) and 702

(Thank you to Sharilyn for the channel info!)

Sep 19

September 18, 2014 – Terry Gilliam

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10156 (September 18, 2014)
GUESTS: Terry Gilliam
SEGMENTS: Checky | No Boots on the Ground in Iraq | Sean Hannity’s Defense of Adrian Peterson | Terry Gilliam | Sign Off – Stuffed Elephant
SUIT REPORT: Dark Suit | Stripped Light Blue Shirt | Purple Patterned Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Sep 18

September 17, 2014 – Viggo Mortensen

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10155 (September 17, 2014)
GUESTS: Viggo Mortensen
SEGMENTS: Caped Cash Cows | Undercover at Comic-Con – Prince Hawkcat | Undercover at Comic-Con – Stephen’s Movie Pitches | Military Vehicles for Public Schools | Viggo Mortensen | Sign Off – Aragorn
SUIT REPORT: Pin Stripped Suit | White Shirt | Blue Stripped Tie
VIDEOS: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Greeting and salutations, Hubsters! With so much ugliness going on in the world, tonight’s episode gave us a brief escape into fantasy land. Back on August 8th, The Hub reported that Stephen went incognito to Comic-Con in San Diego. Tonight, we finally had the honor to watch the hilarious results of Stephen’s Comic-Con adventure. Stephen geeked-out Tolkien style for just a bit with his guest, Viggo Mortensen. I am sure Stephen and the crew had as much fun creating this episode as we did watching it.

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Sep 18

September 2nd, 2014: The Taping ReporT!

The Colbert Report taping report Hello, everyone! It’s me, Stephensmile64, back again with another taping reporT. So yeah, I know what you’re all thinking? “Stephensmile64, didn’t you just attend a taping?” Why yes, I did. So unfortunately, I did not attend this show but a friend of a friend of mine did. I actually got the tickets for he and three of his friends and the following day, he graciously sent me a brief email report.

He attended the September 2, 2014 show and this was his first taping ever. He had a wonderful time and quickly sent me some of the Q&A. For him, these questions and answers were totally new, so he was really excited about hearing them. He also stated that Stephen was very open and sincere. So, without further ado …

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Sep 17

September 16, 2014 – Unlocking the Truth

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10154 (September 16, 2014)
GUESTS: Unlocking the Truth
SEGMENTS: Intro – 9/16/14 | The Kinda-Sorta War and Its Mysterious Allies | The Olive Garden in Trouble | Unlocking the Truth | Unlocking the Truth – “Monster”
EXCLUSIVE: Unlocking the Truth – “Free As You Wanna Be”
SUIT REPORT: Grey Suit | White Shirt | Red/White/Blue Stripped Tie
VIDEOS: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Sep 16

September 15, 2014 – Mindy Kaling

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10153 (September 15, 2014)
GUESTS: Mindy Kaling
SEGMENTS: The Next Miss America | The Vote for Scottish Independence | The Vote for Scottish Independence – Matt Wells | Think Tank Corruption | Mindy Kaling | Sign Off – Goodnight
SUIT REPORT: Black suit | White shirt | Black & White patterned tie | Kilt
VIDEOS: Monday, September 15, 2014

Stephen Colbert With Kilt Stephen Colbert wearing a Kilt
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Sep 16

Better Know a Guest: September 15 – 18, 2014

Better Know a Guest Welcome to Better Know a Guest, your weekly guide to the wonderful and diverse array of personalities appearing on ‘The Colbert Report’ and ‘The Daily Show’ each week.


Hello, Colbert News Hub! Anna here, your new Better-Know-a-Guest-er. I’ve been lurking around the site for about a month now, and it’s been fun to watch the Colbert Report with more knowledge about who these interviewees are. I do too much research on the news anyway (usually just to procrastinate doing laundry, or my actual job), and I figured it’s time to put that habit to some use. So hi.

This week in America, we’re seeing continued confusion over the ISIS situation. As disgusting stories of torture and beheading continue to come out, the Obama administration has declared war, sort of, promising increased airstrikes but not wanting to exactly call it a war or to exactly call it Syria. Meanwhile, today (Sunday) in Iowa, Senator Tom Harkin is about to hold his final Iowa Steak Fry after 37 years. The event will be headlined by Bill and Hillary Clinton, who are
expected to sort-of-but-not-officially campaign. In stupid news, the week saw members of the Palin family get into a fistfight at something called a “snowmobile party”, the return of crazy South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford with an epic Facebook rant about his ex-wife, and an Olive Garden investor complaining in a 294-page Powerpoint presentation that the company serves too many bread sticks, too much salad, expensive take out bags, and not enough salt in its pasta water.

Stephen’s guests this week are an actress/showrunner, a young Metal band, an actor, and a filmmaker; Jon hosts a documentarian, two actors, and (as of Sunday) a mystery guest.

Let us know who you’re excited for and what you’d like to see covered this week!

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Sep 14

A Look Back — Stephen on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Stephen Colbert A Look Back Welcome to “A Look Back,” where we review and celebrate select clips from the overwhelmingly voluminous video catalog and the many splendid works of Stephen T. Colbert over the years.


Way back in April 2004 then Daily Show correspondent Stephen Colbert made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss his brushes (or lack thereof) with Candidate Greatness on the ’04 presidential campaign trail. We all remember his *one* question with Howard Dean, right? He also talks about his wife’s discomfort with a NSFW comedic piece he did on Kimmel’s Comedy Central show Crank Yankers. Stephen ends the interview with an edited piece about editing a piece, channeling tyrannical bits of what soon would become his character just a year and a half later. Check it out:

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Particularly poignant is when Stephen first gets onstage, he looks around and says, “This feels good. I’ve got to get me a gig like this.” I think you just did, sir.