Feb 21

Stephen Colbert Honoured at the 10th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards

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Stephen Colbert was honoured last night at the 10th annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which recognises the contributions of the Irish in film and television. The easygoing event created by the noprofit US-Ireland Alliance, saw the Colbeard make it’s public debut, becoming an instant hit on the green carpet. The event also marked the return of Colbert’s hipster glasses.

Talking to The Daily Beast, Stephen explained that:

“I have not allowed this to happen to my face since college because I’ve been working professionally pretty constantly since then. I have like nine months where nobody has to see me so I said, ‘I wonder what I look like?'”

But what does Mrs Colbert think of the Colbeard?

“My wife has gotten used to it now. At first she wasn’t sure who this man in bed with her was,” he joked. “She likes it OK, so I guess I’m OK with it.” [E Online]

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Jan 15

Jim Hoskinson Receives a ‘Directors Guild of America’ Award Nomination

Directos Guild of America Awards Congratulations to Jim Hoskinson who has been nominated for a “Directors Guild of America Award” in the category of “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety / Talk / News / Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming” for Episode #11040 of ‘The Colbert Report’. Jim was previously nominated for his work on ‘The Colbert Report’ in 2007 for “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety” for episode #3052 and in 2013 for “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety / Talk / News / Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming” for episode #10004.

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Dec 28

Stephen Colbert’s Portrait Returns to the National Portrait Gallery

Stephen Colbert's Colbert Report portrait

Following the final episode of ‘The Colbert Report’, the National Portrait Gallery announced that Stephen Colbert’s portrait, which hung above the fire place on the set of ‘The Colbert Report’, will return to “occupy prime placement in the museum’s ‘historic alcove’ — just above the water fountains between the men’s and women’s restrooms on the second floor.”

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Dec 28

Stephen Colbert’s Super Bowl Ad Named ‘Funniest Commercial of 2014′

Wonderful Pistachios ‘Colbert Super Bowl‘ commercial has been named the funniest commercial of 2014 at the annual ‘Funniest Commercials of the Year‘ awards hosted by comedian Gabriel Iglesias on SpikeTV.

The annual special aired on Thursday, December 18th and featured commercials from both America and around the world, many of which being shown for the first time on American television.

Dec 06

‘The Colbert Report’ Receives a “Writers Guild of America” Award Nomination

The Colbert Report Nominated for Writers Guild of America Award Congratulations to ‘The Colbert Report’ 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 03

‘The Colbert Report’ Receives a “Producers Guild of America” Award Nomination

The Colbert Report Producers Guild of America Award Nomination Congratulations to ‘The Colbert Report’ which has been nominated for a “Producers Guild of America Award” in the category of “Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television”.

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Aug 17

Congratulations to ‘The Colbert Report’ for ‘Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series’ Win!!

Emmy Awards nominations 2013Congratulations to the staff of The Colbert Report who have won the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series.” Congratulations are also in order for The Daily Show, who won the Emmy for “Outstanding Picture Editing For Short-Form Segments And Variety Specials.”

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