Dec 10

December 8, 2016 – Octavia Spencer, John Mulaney, Travis Scott

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 2, Episode 58 (Thursday, December 8, 2016)
GUESTS: Octavia Spencer | John Mulaney | Travis Scott
SEGMENTS: Trump’s Cabinet Selections Are Making Us Queasy | The Late Show’s Top Alumbs of 2016 | Late Show First Drafts: Holiday Cards Edition | Octavia Spencer | John Mulaney | Travis Scott – “Sweet Sweet” and “Goosebumps”
SUIT REPORT: Medium Grey Suit | White Shirt | Dark Grey Tie

Tonight, the Late Show welcomes actor Octavia Spencer, comedian John Mulaney, plus new music from Travis Scott.

Dec 08

December 7, 2016 – Sigourney Weaver, Andy Cohen, Pilobolus

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 2, Episode 57 (Wednesday, December 7, 2016)
GUESTS: Sigourney Weaver | Andy Cohen | Pilobolus
STAFF CAMEO(s): Brian Stack | Opus Moreschi
SEGMENTS: How TIME Magazine Chose the Person of the Year | Nothing Makes Trump Angrier Than Being Angry | Pizzagate Is An Alt-Rigth Fever Dream | Sigourney Weaver | Andy Cohen | Pilobolus Perform Selections from “Shadowland”
SUIT REPORT: Medium Grey Suit | White Shirt | Grey Stripped Tie

Stephen Colbert the Real TIME Person of the Year

(via @ColbertLateShow | CBS)

“They think I’m on Hillary’s payroll. For the record, she can’t afford me.”
– Stephen Colbert

Dec 07

December 6, 2016 – Joe Biden, DJ Khaled

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 2, Episode 56 (Tuesday, December 6, 2016)
GUESTS: Joe Biden | DJ Khaled
SEGMENTS: “Faithless Elector” Won’t Cast Vote for Trump | Family Meeting with Vice President Joe Biden | Joe Biden | DJ Khaled
SUIT REPORT: Navy Suit | White Shirt | Black/Grey Striped Tie

Vice President Joe Biden Family Meeting

Stephen calls in the VP to help assure the country with a “Family Meeting.”

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Dec 07

In the Press – November 2016

Stephen Colbert news When news stories fall through the cracks, we here at Colbert News Hub find them for a post we call, In The Press.

In this November edition, we explore the relevance of late night political comedy, late night friends, and of course, the election. Samantha Bee gets another season, Larry Wilmore will return to TV, Jon Stewart talks Trump’s win, and how does Jon Batiste spend his Sundays? Also, Laura Benanti is unhappy with the timing of her third Melania Trump impression. We’ll look at whether this election has helped Trevor Noah find his voice, and Stephen Colbert’s live election night show.

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Dec 07

December 5, 2016 – Jason Bateman, Padma Lakshmi, Michael Lewis

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 2, Episode 55 (Monday, December 5, 2016)
GUESTS: Jason Bateman | Padma Lakshmi | Michael Lewis
STAFF CAMEO(s): Brian Stack
SEGMENTS: Donald Trump Already Touched China’s Most Sensitive Spot | Breaking News From Dr. Jill Stein | Jason Bateman | Padma Lakshmi | Michael Lewis
SUIT REPORT: Blue Suit | White Shirt | Navy Tie

Jason Bateman on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Dec 06

‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Receives a ‘Writers Guild of America’ Award Nomination

The Colbert Report Nominated for Writers Guild of America Award Congratulations to ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ writers who have been nominated for a “Writers Guild of America Award” in the category of “Comedy / Variety (Including Talk) Series”.

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Dec 06

Better Know a Guest: December 5 – 9, 2016

Better Know a Guest - The Late ShowWelcome to Better Know a Guest, your weekly guide to the wonderful and diverse array of personalities appearing on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ each week.

It’s time for a new week of fresh shows brought to you by Stephen Colbert and the fine folks at “The Late Show.” Stephen continues to keep us sane by pushing the envelope in his brilliant monologues, hilarious segments, and witty banter with his guests. What will he have in store for us this week?!

Which guest(s) are you looking forward to? Join in the conversation and let us know in the comment section. Donʼt forget to take our weekly poll!

In Weekend News: Hold on tight, because there is actually good news to report! Federal authorities have halted construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. In a decision celebrated by the thousands of protestors gathered at the Standing Rock site on Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they would not grant an easement required for the $3.8 billion project to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota and would instead “explore alternate routes.” The voices of Native Americans have been heard!

It seems that the president-elect is not up to snuff on delicate foreign policies. Surprise, surprise! On Friday, Trump tweeted that he had spoken to the “president of Taiwan,” who had called “to wish me congratulations on winning the Presidency.” What may sound like just a phone call was a split with a delicate longstanding U.S. policy meant to protect relations with China, which considers Taiwan part of its country. The U.S. government recognized China’s claim in 1979, and does not have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan as part of a “one China policy.” For this reason, a U.S. president or president-elect has not spoken with a leader of Taiwan in more than 35 years. China’s foreign ministry announced Saturday that it had lodged a complaint over Trump’s call. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a statement, “The one-China policy is the cornerstone of the healthy development of China-U.S. relations, and we hope this political foundation will not be interfered with or damaged.”

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