Aug 23

CBS Announce the Senior Writing and Producing Team for ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Logo CBS announced today the award-winning writing and producing team joining host, executive producer and writer Stephen Colbert for his new late night series, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT.

Colbert brings with him many members of his Emmy and Peabody Award-winning team from “The Colbert Report.” Tom Purcell, who served as executive producer and writer, will continue in the same role for THE LATE SHOW. In addition, Meredith Bennett will serve as executive producer, expanding her previous role as co-executive producer.

Emily Lazar and Barry Julien, both from “The Colbert Report,” have been named co-executive producers. Additionally, Julien will retain his duties as a writer and Lazar will head the talent department. Head writer Opus Moreschi (“The Colbert Report”) adds supervising producer to his title and will work alongside Jay Katsir (“The Colbert Report”), who has been promoted to head writer. Also from “The Colbert Report,” Matt Lappin and Paul Dinello join the production as supervising producers/writers. THE LATE SHOW will be directed by Jim Hoskinson (“The Colbert Report”). Tanya Bracco (“The Colbert Report”) will serve as supervising producer and executive-in-charge.

New to Colbert’s team is Emily Gertler (“Good Morning America”), who joins THE LATE SHOW as senior entertainment producer. Sheryl Zelikson will be the music producer, joining THE LATE SHOW after holding the same title for the “Late Show with David Letterman.”

Source: TV by the Numbers.

Jul 17

The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations, 2015

Emmy Awards nominations 2013 Congratulations to the staff of The Colbert Report who have received four Primetime Emmy nominations, and to the staff of The Daily Show who have also received four nominations.

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Dec 31

October 8th, 2014: The Taping ReporT!

The Colbert Report taping report

You may recall in the last the site update that in addition to catching up with all of the content we were unable to post while the site was down, I also promised that a very special taping report was on it’s way. Well without further ado, here is my taping report from October 8th, 2014.

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Dec 19

December 18, 2014 — Grimmy

The Colbert Report episode guideEPISODE NUMBER: 11040 (December 18, 2014)
GUESTS: Grimmy
STAFF CAMEO: Tom Purcell (as Audience Guy Carl)
SEGMENTS: Texan’s Truck in Syria | Results of The Colbert Report Raffle | The Word – Same to You, Pal | Cheating Death – Grimmy’s Goodbye | Stephen & Friends – “We’ll Meet Again” | Sign Off – From Eternity
SUIT REPORT: Grey Checked Three-Piece Suit | White Shirt | Navy Patterned Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, December 18, 2014

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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 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 27

Stephen Colbert at The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Stephen Colbert event photos
Stephen Colbert on stage presenting the award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie”, accepting the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Variety Series” with “The Colbert Report” staff, and posing with their awards backstage in the press room.

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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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