Apr 24

Stephen Colbert on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

Last night, the present and future met when Stephen Colbert stopped by ‘The Late Show’ for his first appearance since it was announced that he would take over hosting duties from David Letterman some time in 2015. “You look right at home,” David Letterman joked before Stephen revealed that he almost twice worked for Letterman in the past, after being offered an internship in 1986, and in 1997 after he and writing partner Paul Dinello got a call back, but decline as work had already started on ‘Strangers with Candy’. After taking a quick selfie with Dave, Stephen read the Top 10 he submitted back in 1997, entitled ‘The Top 10 Cocktails for Santa’. The two also discussed pets, families, vacations and building a boat with a broken wrist.

Apr 23

April 22, 2014 – George Will

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10092 (April 22, 2014)
GUESTS: George Will
SEGMENTS: Intro |Bad News for Ethanol on Earth Day | Better Know a District – California’s 29th | Postage Stamp for Harvey Milk | George Will | Sign Off – Good Night
SUIT REPORT: Navy Suit | Pale blue-gray shirt | Navy striped tie
VIDEOS: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tonight, George Will returns to The Report to discuss his new book, “A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred”.

Stephen "better knows" a burrito (and California's 29th district.)

Stephen “better knows” a burrito (and California’s 29th district.)

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Apr 23

Amy Sedaris on Stephen Colbert’s Move to ‘The Late Show’

Stephen Colbert and Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris talks to Indie Wire about her scene-stealing role in “Goodbye to All That”, her guest role on “Broad City”, and how she thinks her good friend Stephen Colbert will fare as the new host of ‘The Late Show’.

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Apr 22

April 21, 2014 – Ken Burns

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10091 (April 21, 2014)
GUESTS: Ken Burns
SEGMENTS: Intro – 4/21/14 | Al Qaeda’s Overly-Public Pep Rally | Hillary Clinton’s Grandmother Status | Stephen Colbert’s Bats**t Serious – Hillary Clinton Shoe-spiracy Theory | Extreme Measures for Boosting Church Attendance | Ken Burns | Sign Off – Goodnight
SUIT REPORT: Dark Grey Suit | Light Grey Shirt | Navy Patterned Tie
VIDEOS: Monday, April 21, 2014

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Apr 22

Better Know a Guest: April 21 – 24, 2014

The Colbert Report Guest Line Up 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.

Hey there Hubsters!  After a nice break week, it’s another week of fake news (and it seems The Colbert Report’s weeks are numbered).  Any news from the break that you hope they cover?  As always let us know what you hope they cover and what guests you’re looking forward to in the comments below!

Stephen’s guests this week are two education policy specialists, two authors, and a basketball coach.

Jon’s guests this week are an Environmental Protection Agency administrator, a senator, a morning show anchor, and an author.

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Apr 21

In The Press: Late Show Transition Edition [Part 2]

Stephen Colbert news When news stories fall through the cracks, we here at Colbert News Hub catch it for a post we call “In the Press”.

I have been busier than a (insert folksy analogy here, but keep it clean!) It’s been tricky keeping track of all the press on Stephen and the show, lately, but it’s been fun too. It’s exciting to think that our guy is getting so much attention.

So here is more from the world of “Late Show” press and late night TV in general and a piece from the still gurgling pool of #CancelColbert. Yup, just when you thought it was safe….

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Apr 21

‘The Colbert Report’ Filming at Columbia University

Paul Dinello at Columbia University

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Tired of Fox News? So is ‘The Colbert Report’, who was on campus filming students. We caught up with a CC senior who had just been interviewed for the segment to mock Fox News making Columbia students look stupid.

“So The Colbert Report is coming on with unreasonable demands—he holds up a picture of somebody and swooshes it by really fast and asks them to name which political official it was. The humor is that Columbia students are really smart and answer correctly, and he’s trying to make a funny shot and gets pissed off. So I was just interviewed to answer what are the three branches of government. I actually got 2 of them right the first time, and then they did the shot again where I got all three of them right—he said ‘Son of a bitch!’ and stormed off.”

Source: Bwog.com

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Apr 19

‘The Daily Show’ and ‘The Colbert Report’ Staff to Compete In Celebrity Soccer Tournament

The Daily Show and Colbert Report Soccer Teams

The Comedy Central companion shows are two of the 45 teams from the media scene competing in the annual NYFEST industry soccer tournament on Saturday.

The staffs of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight will be among the teams slated to face off at a celebrity soccer tournament this weekend as part of NYFEST.

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the day’s events includes an industry tournament, a celebrity match and a youth showcase, with games and skills clinics for kids led by coaches from the new New York City FC.

Full Article: The Hollywood Reporter.

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