Sep 11

CBS Chose Stephen Colbert and James Corden Because They “Complement Each Other”

In a phone interview with Deadline, CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler said Corden was picked because, among other qualifications, he and David Letterman’s replacement Stephen Colbert “complement each other.” Where Colbert is known for his razor wit, Corden seduces with cuddliness, though he’s also very sharp. Corden has a gift for physical comedy, a star’s grace in a clown’s body, that gets audiences giddy.

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Sep 10

September 9, 2014 – Jason Segel

The Colbert Report episode guideEPISODE NUMBER: 10150 (September 9, 2014)
GUESTS: Jason Segel
STAFF CAMEO: Ariel Dumas
SEGMENTS: Apple Unveils Smartwatch | The Midterm Round Up – The GOP Has Lady Problems | Hometown Hero Town – Detroit | Jason Segel | Sign Off – Jason Segel’s Scott Brown Memorial
SUIT REPORT: Navy Suit | Light Blue Shirt | Light Blue Patterned Tie
VIDEOS: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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Sep 10

‘The Daily Show’ to Cover the Midterm Elections in Austin, Texas

“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” will travel to indicted Governor Rick Perry’s home state to broadcast a week of shows covering the upcoming midterm elections. “Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess” will be taped at ZACH Theatre in Austin, TX and air nightly at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT from Monday, October 27 through Thursday, October 30.

ZACH Theatre is located at 202 South Lamar Blvd. Tickets for the tapings will be available only through the show’s Web site,, not through the venue’s box office.

“Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess” will feature news and analysis on heated races across the country from host Jon Stewart as well as reports from “The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!”

Full Press Release: Comedy Central Press.

Sep 09

September 8, 2014 – John Lithgow

The Colbert Report episode guideEPISODE NUMBER: 10149 (September 8, 2014)
GUESTS: John Lithgow
SEGMENTS: Intro – 9/8/14 | William & Kate’s Royal Pregnancy | Waiting Forever for Immigration Reform | Pavlok Fitness Band | John Lithgow | Sign Off – Goodnight
SUIT REPORT: Dark Gray Suit | White Shirt | Black & White Patterned Tie | Shiny Silver Space Suit with Black Shirt
VIDEOS: Monday, September 8, 2014

Future Stephen Colbert

Blast from the past: Future Stephen, confirming that in 2372 his moisturizer regime is holding up and immigration reform is (almost) a reality.

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Sep 09

Better Know a Guest: September 8 – 11, 2014

Better Know a Guest 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!  Here’s to hoping all your weekends were fantastic, and that we’ll have an enjoyable week of shows ahead of us.  As an announcement, due to extra work for my senior year of undergrad (senior thesis, anyone?), I unfortunately have to give up the BKAG posts to keep up with academic assignments.  If anyone is interested in taking up the posts, get in touch with Katt at [email protected]  The Hub staff are very busy, and would appreciate the addition of a new staff member.

Based on one of the guests this week, I’m expecting a discussion of pressing international issues (particularly unrest in Ukraine, the ebola crisis in West Africa, a conflict that broke out in South Sudan over the weekend between rebels and the government, and more).  Of course, we’ve had some interesting news in the US as well, including the stalling of immigration policy reform, new developments in the Michael Brown case, the mysterious crash of an American couple’s plane near Jamaica, request for the Supreme Court to consider state’s rights to outlaw gay marriage, and an American anti-federalist group that is sending a message of complaint to Washington via horseback.  As always, let us know what you hope our hosts will discuss in this week’s round of shows!

Stephen’s guests this week are two actors, an author, and an American diplomat.
Jon’s guests this week are a US Senator, a UN official, and an author.

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Sep 09

James Corden to Replace Craig Ferguson as Host of ‘The Late Late Show’

James Corden In choosing James Corden on Monday to replace Craig Ferguson as the host of “The Late, Late Show,” CBS seems to be making a statement.

The statement: Nothing mattered more than finding a standout talent for the 12:35 a.m. show; not the fact that Mr. Corden is a virtual unknown in the United States, nor that CBS has again passed over every female comic in the business to add another man to the long roster of late-night stars. (The current tally: 12 men, zero women.)

CBS made the long-anticipated appointment official after concluding extended talks to secure Mr. Corden, an award-winning actor and comedian whose work is most widely known in his native Britain. (Mr. Corden’s prospective selection was mentioned a month ago on the Hollywood trade website, The Wrap.)

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Sep 08

Six Degrees – August Catch Up

Six Degrees of Stephen Colbert Welcome to the ‘Six Degrees Catch Up Edition’ featuring all the latest happenings and goings on in the world of ‘Daily Show’ and ‘Colbert Report’ staff and ‘Friends of the Show’.

In this month’s catch up we have interviews with J.J. Sedelmaier, Jessica Williams, Samantha Bee, Amy Sedaris, Conan O’Brien, David Sedaris, Ben & Jerry’s Ben Cohen and warm-up comic Kevin Bartini, new humour pieces from Dan Amira, Dan McCoy and David Sedaris, and Frank Lesser will be appearing at the University of Delaware’s National Agenda speaker series.

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Sep 07

Stephen Colbert Guest Stars in “BoJack Horseman”

Stephen Colbert as Mr. Witherspoon in BoJack Horseman

Stephen Colbert as Mr. Witherspoon

Stephen Colbert guest stars in Season 1, Episode 7 of “BoJack Horseman”. In the episode, entitled “Say Anything”, Stephen provides the voice of Mr. Witherspoon, a bull frog and the boss of Princess Carolyn, an anthropomorphic pink Persian cat voiced by Amy Sedaris.

Episode Synopsis: “BoJack sabotages himself with an epic bender; Princess Carolyn’s agency merges with another.”

The episode is available to watch on Netflix.

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