Nov 11

In the Press – October 2015

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.

Hi Hubsters! Can you believe two months have already passed since the premiere? Things seem to be settling down at The Late Show With Starring Stephen Colbert. The shows are becoming much more consistent and I already see some favorite regular segments emerge (personal favorites: Bedtime Stories and The Hungry For Power Games).

But let’s get right to it, because there are a lot of articles this month! The media has been paying a lot of attention to The Late Show’s unique blend of guests, so you’ll find a bunch of articles about that. You’ll find quotes by Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel weighing in on how Stephen has been doing so far. There’s a lot of talk of ad revenue and ratings of course. There are people getting angry at Stephen including the usual suspect, Fox News. There’s also a great article by someone who knew Stephen at The Second City, and a fun article about “achievement beards.”

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Oct 26

Chance The Rapper and Stephen Colbert Are Working On A Song Together

Taking a break from his Family Matters Tour, Chance The Rapper recently spoke to Ebro and Laura Stylez from Hot 97, where he revealed that he is working on a new song with Stephen Colbert.

“Me and Stephen Colbert have been working on a song together, and it’s gonna released very soon. He’s amazing. I can’t get that deep into it, but he’s amazing.”

Oct 16

In the Press – September 2015

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.

Hi y’all! I hope you’ve all enjoyed these past few weeks as much as I have, because I am absolutely loving the new show!

Fun fact: There’s been over one month of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, but at the end I’m still expecting to hear “That’s it for the Report” every single time.

Not-so-fun fact: There are no new shows next week… But fear not! You needn’t go nine full days without Stephen Colbert in your life! You can just take your time and read all these articles. There are fantastic background stories, there are adorable kids singing the Preamble of the Constitution, there’s hummus controversy, and much more!

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Sep 21

Joe Biden Supporters Are Feeling The Colbert Bump

Stephen’s masterful interview with Vice President Joe Biden has been one of the most underrated political moments of 2015. Biden, who has been weighing a potential presidential run, has shunned any media inquiries since the tragic passing of his son Beau earlier this year. Even close advisers have not been able to telegraph the Vice President’s true intentions.

Bearing all that in mind, when the Vice President appeared on the Late Show, Stephen gently but firmly prodded answers out of the still grief stricken Biden, while giving the VP a little space to remember his son. Stephen even used his own experiences with grief to comfort and cajole Biden, who at times would hesitate while speaking due to his emotions.

The interview has culminated in a surge of interest in a Draft Biden Super PAC that has been trying to recruit the Vice President into the presidential race. The surge further confirms that the old show’s “Colbert Bump” is still a force to be reckoned with, even in the new show’s less political format.

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Sep 19

In the Press – ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Premiere Week

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.

Now that we are well into the second week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, let’s take a look at what the media had to say about the first week.
The truth is, it’s hard to draw any conclusions from the first week—let alone the first episode—of a late-night talk show. But it has already given us so many reasons to be excited!

And as Erik Adams wrote in his A.V. Club article, “like the 2016 U.S. presidential election, talking about The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is too much fun to abstain from.”

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Sep 14

Stephen Colbert’s Newest Wrist Bling? “Black Lives Matter”

Eagle-eyed Hubsters may have noticed a curious new black wristband on our fearless host on Friday’s broadcast. It may have also harkened memories of the Old Show, where the Wristrong bracelet was a wardrobe staple.

Here’s the backstory, provided by audience member and Black Lives Matter activist Patrick Waldo:

The man did not hide it! Thank you @colbertlateshow for your not so subtle support of #BlackLivesMatter

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Sep 04

‘Stephen Colbert, the Late Night Hope’ – The New York Times

Stephen Colberts office at the Ed Sullivan Theater

Stephen Colbert outside the window of his office, which overlooks Broadway and his new marquee at the Ed Sullivan Theater. (Credit: Damon Winter | The New York Times)

Online news sources were buzzing earlier today with a new article from the New York Times featuring Mr. Wonderful entitled ‘Stephen Colbert, the Late Night Hope’. The article touches base on many of the topics we have already read recently through other sources and media outlets, though provides some additional eye-candy with exterior and interior views of the newly renovated Ed Sullivan Theatre in which haven’t been seen before now. And what we imagined is true, “she’s a beaut, Clark!”

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Aug 31

In the Press – August 2015

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.

With only a week left until September 8th, Late Show promotion is popping up everywhere. As we try to keep up with everything that’s coming out, here is the news from August!

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