Congratulations to the writer’s of “The Colbert Report” who have been awarded the Writers Guild of America Award for “Comedy / Variety (Including Talk) Series” at The 66th Annual Writers Guild Awards. ‘The Colbert Report’ writers have previously won the award in 2012, 2011, and 2008.
Congratulations to the Producer’s of “The Colbert Report” who have been awarded the 25th Annual Producers Guild Award for “Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television”. This is the seventh year in a row that “The Colbert Report” have been honoured with this award.
Tom Purcell, began his career as a Chicago improviser, and is now a writer and executive producer of ‘The Colbert Report’. Tom chats to Jimmy Carrane about how he developed his love for comedy at a young age, working with Stephen Colbert, and his tips for aspiring writers who are submitting their work to shows. Jimmy, a former teacher at The Second City also shares his experience working with Stephen Colbert.
EPISODE NUMBER: 10035 (December 11, 2013) GUEST:Elizabeth Gilbert STAFF CAMEO: Tom Purcell (as Kevin Hitler) | Matt Lapin SEGMENTS: Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude – Festivus Pole in the Florida Capitol | Obama’s Handshake Controversy | Sign Language Scandal at Mandela’s Memorial | Mike Huckabee’s “12 Days of Obamacare” | Sign Off – Goodnight SUIT REPORT: Navy Pin Striped Suit | White Shirt | Red/Navy Striped Tie VIDEOS:Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Congratulations to ‘The Colbert Report’ which has been nominated for a “Producers Guild of America Award” in the category of “The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television”.
StephenSmile64 will have more tidbits from the “Behind the Scenes at ‘The Colbert Report’” panel discussion at the New York Comedy Festival coming soon, but for now Splitsider’s Elise Czajkowski and Entertainment Weekly’s Shirley Li bring you some of the best quotes from the event, including details on network-enforced sponsorship, the logistics of making the show, the inspiration for the set design, what’s under the C-desk and the lowdown on character breaks.