FedEx CEO Fred Smith was ostensibly the main man at the Ad Council’s annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday night, but it can be hard even for the winner of a public service award to compete with The Man Who’s Succeeding David Letterman.
Yes, Stephen Colbert, in his waning days as host of Comedy Central’s Colbert Report and just months away from taking the reins of CBS’s The Late Show, shined in his role as emcee of the event, which drew some 1,400 ad executives to the Waldorf Astoria in New York and raised a record $3.5 million.
Glamour Magazine have just uploaded Stephen Colbert’s speech introducing Mindy Kaling at Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards.
Fathom Events and Open Road Films are thrilled to present a special one-night event, Rosewater: Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Live, in select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, November 13 LIVE at 7:30 PM/ET and tape-delayed 7:30PM CT, MT and PT. (Run time approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes)
Join Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and special guest Maziar Bahari, for a full-length advanced screening of Jon Stewart’s highly-anticipated film, Rosewater, before its November 14 release. Shot during Stewart’s 3-month hiatus from “The Daily Show”, Rosewater tells the dramatic story of BBC journalist Maziar Bahari’s imprisonment in his native Iran for covering their presidential election. In addition to being among the first to experience this captivating film, cinema audiences will be treated to a LIVE conversation with Jon Stewart and special guest Maziar Bahari, hosted by Stephen Colbert. You too can join the conversation by tweeting your questions now via Twitter using the hashtag #RosewaterLive.
Tickets are available online, or if they are not available for your location, you can purchase your tickets by visiting the box office at your local participating movie theater.
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