Topic: The Late Show

In Just 9 Months, Comedy Central Reshaped Late Night and Kept Advertisers Happy

Network rebounded after losing Stewart and Colbert

Not so long ago, Comedy Central's late-night lineup consisted of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. What a difference a year makes. "If you had told…

Infographic: How the Late-Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads

Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert

Networks and advertisers typically spend every fall focused on the new prime-time lineups. Not this year. All eyes are on late night, and with good reason. "Outside of sports, it's…

Colbert Is Crowned and HBO Goes Away in This Week's Wins, Fails and WTFs [Video]

Adweek staff rate and review the week's top media stories

Stephen Colbert won Late Night, Community went super retro, HBO Go just went and while Captain America won the box office, his colleagues, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., did not thrill…

Stephen Colbert Named Successor to David Letterman

Comedy Central mainstay signs 5-year pact with CBS

Stephen Colbert is moving three blocks east—and light-years from basic cable. The 49-year-old linchpin of Comedy Central’s long-running series The Colbert Report has been tapped to succeed David Letterman as the host…

Letterman Re-ups With CBS

Late Show host signs on through 2015

Jay Leno may be riding into the sunset in a denim tuxedo, but his longtime late night rival David Letterman is staying put, extending his contract with CBS for another…