Feb 04

Bonus Features in the ‘Adweek’ Interview with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert in Adweek

On the heels of the wonderfully-needed recent Colbert interview in Adweek, the magazine has followed up with two additional articles with items that could not be included in the original piece. Stephen discusses having potential sidekicks, plans for his Colbeard, hating being off the air, his ambivalence about sports, and his relief at not having to pretend to be a conservative blowhard anymore. A second article is dedicated to how Jon Stewart is impacting Colbert’s new organization. Enjoy!

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Feb 04

In the Press – January 2016

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.


Hello again Hubsters! As we look back at January, I think we can all agree that the show seems to be hitting its stride and last week’s episodes were particularly strong, which is really good news considering that the Super Bowl special is only a few days away! But, for now, let’s look back at some of the articles you might have missed in January, including a story about young Colbert, The Late Show‘s latest weekly ratings, an Esquire article featuring Jon Batiste; and an interview with Samantha Bee, whose show will premiere on February 8th on TBS!

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Feb 03

‘The Late Show’ EP by Jon Batiste and Stay Human

The Late Show EP by Jon Batiste and Stay Human

‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s’ house band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, have released “The Late Show EP”, featuring six original songs. The album, which was recorded in January at Avatar Studios and The Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, is now available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play, and is available for streaming on Apple Music, iHeart Radio, Rhapsody, Spotify, Tidal and YouTube Music Key.

“I’m so happy that the home audience will finally get to enjoy what I love hearing every night,” said Stephen Colbert, host and executive producer of ‘The Late Show’.

“This EP is the perfect soundtrack for your daily workout or weekly get down,” said Jon Batiste, ‘The Late Show’s’ bandleader, about the album. “It’s what you miss out on when you see the show on TV. It captures the music and joy that the audience experiences when they come to ‘The Late Show’ live at the theater. Social music on TV is such a great vibe.” (via CBS Press Express)

Tracklist:

  1. Everyone (Intro)
  2. Humanism
  3. I Went to Juilliard
  4. Back After the Break (Live)
  5. Sounds Like Jazz (Outro) [feat. Stephen Colbert]
  6. The Art of the Bumper (Live) [Bonus Track]
Feb 02

Stephen Colbert Featured on the Cover of ‘Adweek’

Stephen Colbert Adweek Super Bowl Cover

Stephen Colbert is featured on the cover of the February 1, 2016 edition of ‘Adweek‘ Magazine. In the special Super Bowl issue, Stephen discusses why ‘The Late Show’ will air live from New York following Super Bowl 50, and not from San Francisco where the match is taking place, what’s in store for the live episode, how the show has changed since its debut last September, if there is pressure to create viral content, and are there any plans to collaborate with James Corden and ‘The Late Late Show’ in the future.

Plus, check out this fantastic interactive Google map of the Ed Sullivan Theatre.

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Jan 20

In the Press – December 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.


Hello hubsters, and Happy New Year! I know we’re already well into January, but, with the holidays and a busy beginning of the year, it took a little bit of extra time to put this December edition together. It’s a really good edition, though! There are some really great articles, and there’s the very special fact-checked ratings myth-busting you’ve all been waiting for. So, let’s get to it!

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