Jan 30

Stephen Colbert’s Last Night at Second City

Stephen Colbert A Look BackThe fine folks at Second City have decided to help soothe us from Colbert withdrawal by releasing footage of Stephen’s last night at the theatre on May 22, 1994. Introduced by Steve Carell, who effusively praised Stephen’s work and said “I think he’s put up some of the best scenes done here…he’s an exceptional improvisor with an exceptional reference level.” (“And he has funny ears!” yelled Amy Sedaris, helpfully, from off-stage.) Stephen, joined by Paul Dinello on guitar, and other notable troupe members such as Mitch Rouse and David Razowksy were on hand to perform songs from various revues during Stephen’s tenure.

I really want to hear the whole “Fish Tank” song. They put a lot of feeling into that one. After the jump there is another great SC video for us to “look back” on.

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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 05

December 4, 2014 — Paul Farmer

The Colbert Report episode guideEPISODE NUMBER: 11032 (December 4, 2014)
GUESTS: Paul Farmer
STAFF CAMEO: Matt Lapin | Paul Dinello
SEGMENTS: Barack Obama to Appear on The Report | Outrage Over Eric Garner Decision | Obama’s Bold and Beautiful Ambassador Pick | Paul Farmer | Sign Off – Grimmy
SUIT REPORT: Dark Suit | Light Blue Shirt | Navy/Maroon Stripped Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, December 4, 2014

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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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Oct 05

Colbert ‘Steals’ Lincoln Bust from GOP Congressman’s Office [Update]

Stephen Colbert and Paul Dinello with Lincoln Bust
Over on Capitol Hill, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert taped a segment for his show Friday wherein he’s seen stealing a bust of Abraham Lincoln from a congressman’s office before escaping in a roll-away garbage bin.

A source who was there for the filming tells Mediaite the congressman who has his bust stolen is Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.). Colbert is aided in the skit by outgoing Congressman Jack Kingston.

Source: Mediaite.com

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Sep 05

Jon Stewart and Amy Sedaris on Stephen Colbert’s Move to ‘The Late Show’

Jon Stewart Hollywood Reporter

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While on the promotional trails for their latest projects, Jon Stewart (‘Rosewater’) and Amy Sedaris (‘BoJack Horseman’) discuss their good friend Stephen Colbert’s move to hosting the ‘Late Show’ in 2015, his and his character’s fear of bears, and how Amy found out about his three-legged pet rabbit.

And be sure to grab yourself a copy of the September 5 – 12 Toronto issue of The Hollywood Reporter, featuring Jon Stewart on the front cover.

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